Music Venues

Recent years have seen a welcome increase in venues dedicated to live music and in discotheques in the area. Additionally, there a number of established bars or restaurants who occasionally host music events. This list tries to include both categories of venue.

Cantù

All’Una e Trentacinque Circa

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Venue Type: Music Venue, Restaurant, Bar

Musical Genres: Jazz, Blues, Rock

Opening Times: Weekends

Address: Via Papa Giovanni XXIII, Cantù

Description: International artists of renown – a club with a high reputation.

Further Information: Facebook: @1e35circa Website: www.1e35.com Table bookings: 345 7972809

Cermenate

Jet Club

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Venue Type: Discotheque, Bar

Musical Genres: DJ Sets

Opening Times: Saturday evening 23.00 to 04.00

Address: Via Privata Maestri Comacini, 16, Cermenate

Description: Open on Saturday late till Sunday early. Discotheque.

Further Information: Facebook: @jetclubfamily Email: newjetclub@gmail.com

Cernobbio

La Vignetta

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Venue Type: Hotel, Restaurant, Music Venue

Musical Genres: Modern Jazz

Opening Times:  Restaurant open throughout the week with dinner concerts on Friday evenings off season

Address: Via Monte Grappa, 32, Cernobbio

Description: Dinner and jazz on Friday evenings from October to April. The food is excellent and the setting very intimate. As a result there is an excellent atmosphere. Reservation advised.

Further Information: Website: http://www.lavignetta.it Facebook: @vignettacernobbio Tel: 031 334 7055 for reservations

Como

Bebop Cafe

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Venue Type: Bar, Live music, Karaoke

Musical Genres: Rock

Opening Times: Check Facebook for when there is live music. Karaoke very Wednesday evening

Address: Via Pasquale Paoli, 49, Como

Description: Small venue on the edge of Como past Camerlata

Further Information: Facebook: @bebop.como Tel: 339 579 2707

Enoha Experience

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Venue Type: Restaurant, Lounge Bar, Music Venue

Musical Genres: Modern Jazz, DJ Sets

Opening Times: Restaurant and bar open throughout the week with music usually at the weekend.

Address: Via Mentana 2B, Como

Description: Recently opened restaurant, lounge bar, offering live music and other cultural events including art exhibitions.

Further Information: Website: www.enoha.it Facebook: @enoha.experience Tel: 031 207 7840

Est Est Est

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Venue Type: Cocktail Bar, Music Venue

Musical Genres: DJ Sets

Opening Times: Bar open throughout the week from 18.00 – 03.00 with music usually at the weekend.

Address: Via T.  Grossi 1/a, Como

Description: Dive Bar specialising in ‘mega’ aperitif, cocktails and DJs on weekends.

Further Information: Website: http://www.estestest.biz Facebook: @estestestcomo1 Tel: 339 857 2562

Il Sorso

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Venue Type: Bar, music venue

Musical Genres: Swing, Jazz

Opening Times: Open throughout the week as a bar with live music at the weekends.

Address: Piazza Volta, 8 Como

Description: Wine bar with jazz in the centre of Como. Italian cuisine with local products

Further Information: Facebook: @IlSorsoEnotecaWinebar Tel: 031 431 0943

Joshua Blues Club

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Venue Type: Music Venue, Bar

Musical Genres: Blues, Rock, DJ Sets

Opening Times: Bar open throughout the week, live music at weekends from 22.00

Address: Via Cantoniga, 11 – Albate, Como

Description: An association set up to encourage interest in music for the young.

Further Information: Website: www.joshuabc.it Facebook: @joshuabluesclub To book rehearsal room or live events tel Alessio Senesi 342 1102482

K Klass

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Venue Type: Discotheque, Bar, Restaurant

Musical Genres: DJ Sets

Opening Times: Friday nights from 21.30; Saturday from 22.00

Address: Via Provinciale 73, Tavernerio, Como

Description: Disco club with dinner and dance starting at 21.30 on Friday evenings – full disco from 23.00.

Further Information: Facebook: @KKlassLuxuryHallOfficialPage Tel: 338 709 2147

Libe Winter Club

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Venue Type: Discotheque

Musical Genres: DJ Sets

Opening Times: Friday and Saturday nights

Address: Via Sant’Abbondio, 7, Como

Description: Discotheque close by the Basilica Sant’Abbondio in Como.

Further Information: Facebook: @LibeWinterClubComo Tel for reservations: 348 751 4196

L’Officina della Musica

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Venue Type: Music Venue, Restaurant, Bar

Musical Genres: Jazz, Live Acoustic

Opening Times: Concerts most weekends from 20.00

Address: Via Giulini, 14, Como

Description: A club with space for an aperitif, listening to music, music lessons, concerts in partnership with the music school, Notasunota. Food and drink available. Near to the covered market.

Further Information: Facebook @officinadellamusicacomo TEL: 349 280 3945

Ostello Bello

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Venue Type: Hotel, Bar, Music and Culture Venue

Musical Genres: Varied

Opening Times: Bar open throughout the week with occasional music gigs at the weekends

Address: Viale Fratelli Rosselli, 9, Como

Description: A cheerful and welcoming budget hostel which also hosts range of social events including live music at weekends.

Further Information: Website: www.ostellobello.com Facebook: @OstelloBelloLakeComoHostel Tel: 031 570889

Pura Vida Bar

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Venue Type: Bar, Music Venue

Musical Genres: DJ Sets, Live Bands

Opening Times: Open during the summer season only with music on Friday and Saturday nights from 21.00

Address: Viale Puecher

Description: Open air bar with music on Friday nights during the summer season. Delightful location on the lake front right by Tempio Voltiano.

Further Information: Facebook: @puravidacomo Tel: 031 573740

Teatro Sociale

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Venue Type: Theatre

Musical Genres: Varied but primarily classical, opera and ballet

Opening Times: See Website

Address: Via Vincenzo Bellini, 3 – Como

Description: A beautiful neo-classical opera house with reception rooms upstairs for functions and chamber music.

Further Information: Website: www.teatrosocialecomo.it Facebook: @TeatroSocialeComo TEL Ticket Office: 031.270170

Vintage Jazz

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Venue Type: Bar, Restaurant, Music Venue

Musical Genres: Vintage and modern jazz

Opening Times: Bar open throughout the year with live music from 20.30 on Thursday evenings

Address: Via Olginati 14, Como

Description: Bar decorated in the style of the Jazz Age with a large outdoor terrace on Piazza Mazzini. Live music once a week.

Further Information: Website: www.vintagejazzcomo.com Facebook: @vintagejazzcomo Tel: 031 414 1346

Tremezzina

Aqua Cheta

 

aqua chetaVenue Type: Bar, Music Venue

Musical Genres: DJ Sets, Live Bands

Opening Times: Music on Fridays and Saturdays

Address: Via Statale Regina, 3D, Tremezzo

Description: Calls itself a Dive Bar, on the lakefront at Tremezzina

Further Information: Facebook: @aquacheta.tremezzina

 

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