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Top places for live music in Hamburg

If you love to watch live music like us and you’re visiting Hamburg then we’ve got a treat for you – our top ten places for live pulsating music in Hamburg…so put on your dancing shoes and lets have boogy!

If a relaxed evening in a pub with cheap drinks more your cup of tea, Thomasread is the place to go. Disco fever? Molotow/Meanie bar has everything from live 70s classics to a top notch disco room where you can boogie all night long and it is on 2 floors. What better way to spend your trip at the Generator Hamburg hostel?

Hostel guests having fun

Thomas Read Irish Pub, Reeperbahn

If you’re looking for a warm welcome, fantastic entertainment and low cost drinks this is the place for you! ThomasRead has had tons of bands grace its stage. The live music on offer can vary from rock to hip hop to funk – couple this with a sex on the beach for 6 Euros and you’re in for a good night!

Stage Club, Stesemann Straβe

This trendy, upmarket live music venue has great reviews. Everyone who visits this club is up for a seriously good night. The atmosphere is electric. It’s situated close to the Holstenstrasse station making it easy to get to from Generator Hostel Hamburg.

Angie’s Nightclub

Frequent visitors of Hamburg immediately associate Angie’s with a good night out. Celebrity-spotting whilst sipping on a stiff drink is a must when in Angie’s. Situated on the Reeperbahn, this is not far from Generator Hostels Hamburg at all.

02 World Hamburg

You could catch some really famous acts performing in the 02 World Hamburg. You can watch performances from household names like Snow Patrol and David Guetta. This is a great venue for live music so treat yourself and pay it a visit! Ask in the Generator Travel Shop for directions and event guides.

LOGO Hamburg

If rock ’n’ roll is your cup of tea then LOGO is the live music venue for you! LOGO has been playing live music since 1974 and has seen many famous faces pass through its doors. A night here will be exciting and unpredictable and with over 30 years of experience LOGO know how to show their punters a good time!

Grosse Freiheit 36

Gross Freiheit 36 is known for its live music, and was a favourite bar of The Beatles back in the day. This club holds well over a thousand people but intimacy with the performing act is still there. The balcony in Gross Freiheit 36 means you’re more likely to get a great view of the performing act too.

Ego Nightclub

Ego hosts some fantastic nights with top DJs playing fantastic sets where you can hear uplifting beats that set the crowd alight.


You can find this bar on a side street off the Reeperbahn. Inside you will find quirky décor, such as dolls for lights, that all add to this bar’s unique character. You will find a mix of music on offer at Hasenschaukel including performances from a variety of international artists to DJs playing a selection of German classics. This cosy bar serves a selection of food and drinks so you can really settle yourself down for a great night of entertainment and stiff drinks.

Molotow/Meanie Bar

Don’t let the name put you off, this is a fantastic place where you can listed to live music and dance the night away. Situated on the Reeperbahn, this bar has more than one floor including a 70s style bar upstairs and a traditional disco style dance floor downstairs.

The Academy

This is another Irish bar offering great live music performances in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. National and international bands can be found performing, and due to the cosy layout you’ll be within touching distance of the performers. If you love live music and whiskey then you’re going to be even more in love with this place as The Academy has a wide range of whiskeys on offer.

After your ears are banging and your legs can not take any more, then come and crash out in one of Generator’s top Hamburg rooms.

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