The city of Nawabs has many relics to hand down throughout generations. Along with its rich cultural heritage, Hyderabad in recent times has been home to uncountable IT Companies and Start-Ups. With people migrating to the city from all across the country, Hyderabad has grown into a hub for live music in the region. When you are craving for some good music, check these live music venues in Hyderabad and give yourself that musical pampering.
Air Live is a premium lounge right in the hub of the city. It has a dazzling view of the cityscape. They have the best live music experience and heart-warming hospitality. Bands and musicians can be found on almost every day of the week. There are themed nights mostly on Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays. Artists and bands like Astha Gill, Lesle Lewis, Parikrama, Moongphali, Divyanshu Sharma Collective were some of the performers at Air Live.
It is amazing to walk into this place and always find some new band playing.
Where: 5th Floor, Odyssey Mall, Road 36, Jubilee Hills
Café Heart Cup Coffee
As the name suggests, this place makes a mark in your heart if you like unwinding with some good music, food and drinks. Heart Cup Coffee has a blend of everything, be it singing your heart out on open mic nights or listening to amazing artists. The live performances take place all year long. Parvaaz was one of the first artists to perform here. Since then the musical scene here has exploded. Ganesh talkies, As We Keep Searching, Nucleya and Naezy, Prateek Kuhad, are some other artists to have performed here.
Where: Plot No.1179, Road Number 45, Jubilee Hills
Hard Rock Café
Need I even elaborate on what Hard Rock Café is? Home to some of the coolest artefacts from Rock Gods, Hard Rock plays music every day of the week. If you’re lucky, you’ll even catch some of your favourite musicians playing live. The ambience and the food are on par. When Chai Met Toast, Shiv Menon, Merakee, Meghna & Loki, Fossils, The Local Train, Anand Bhaskar Collective and many others have performed here. The list of artists performing in HRC does not stop. In case you want to meet your favourite band and jam with them, check their schedule and visit soon.
Where: Road No. 1, GVK One, Banjara Hills
Karma is a spot for popular DJs, musicians and bands from across the country. No matter which day of the week, there will either be a DJ playing some new beats or a band captivating the guests with fresh music. Sets are often acoustic which blends well with the open terrace seating area that overlooks the glimmering city in the evening. Bands like Svarrveda, Sabali, Nakshatra, Arun Gattu and Band, etc have graced Karma and enthralled the audience time and again. Karma hosts plenty of themed parties and gigs. If you like fusion and desi music you should definitely visit Karma.
Where: 8th Floor, Shangri-La Plaza, KBR Road, Banjara Hills
Over the Moon Brew Company
Over the Moon Brew Company is situated in the heart of Hyderabad’s IT sector. The open-air seating attracts plenty of people every day, couple that with amazing music. Whether you want a night of dancing or just acoustic music for your soul, this place is just what you want. The food is amazing too. However, it might get difficult for the staff to attend you frequently because of the crowd. All in all, deserves a cookie point from me just for the ambience. Raghav Meattle, What the Funk, The Playmores, Shaad, and Ginny and the Bottle are some of the few artists to have performed here.
Where: Quiet Lands, Gachibowli, Hyderabad
Tabula Rasa- Café and Bar
Tabula Rasa houses some of the best artists from India. This is one place where you can walk in for a laidback evening and an hour later, you won’t remember your blues. From DJs to live performances, Tabula Rasa leaves you with unforgettable memories.
Artists like Monica Dogra, Arunaja, and Nikhil D’Souza have performed here. This is definitely one of the favourite spots for musicians and music lovers in the city.
Where: Beside Blue Cross, Road no 35, Jubilee hills