Tag Archives: live music

Monday Memories: Kind of Blue

Monday Memories: Kind of Blue

I have to give Doors bar and restaurant in Phnom Penh some kudos for giving the Cambodia capital a great live music venue and supporting the local jazz scene. On the night I took this photograph, a talented jazz combo were performing a wonderful set from the Miles...
Bangkok’s Best Live Music Venues

Bangkok’s Best Live Music Venues

From a rockabilly band playing at a fish and chips joint to an all-girl rock group performing nightly at an ice bar, Bangkok’s live music venues can most accurately be described as ‘quirky’. Bangkok’s music scene may not be the best in the world –...
From Saz to Jazz, a Guide to Istanbul’s Live Music Scene

From Saz to Jazz, a Guide to Istanbul’s Live Music Scene

We’ve spent a lot of time during our two weeks in Istanbul simply ambling around the backstreets of Beyoğlu, exploring our neighbourhood. We get a kick out of taking in the atmosphere and seeing how people live their lives, and if we stumble across a...
A Local Guide to the Cape Town Music Scene

A Local Guide to the Cape Town Music Scene

We’d heard a lot about South African music before coming to Cape Town and were eager to experience as much of Cape Town music as we could, so much so that Terence even signed up for a drumming workshop! We were particularly keen to see...
Brazilian Samba Comes Low-key and Local in Copacabana

Brazilian Samba Comes Low-key and Local in Copacabana

We’ve heard a lot of live music during our two week stay in Rio de Janeiro – at bars, clubs, by the beach, and in the streets of this hip-swinging Brazilian city. It’s hard not to hear music in a city where nearly every cultural...
The Sounds of San Miguel de Allende

The Sounds of San Miguel de Allende

The band had mercifully stopped massacring a 1970s Steely Dan number and were taking a break. This wasn’t technically the ‘jazz’ that was advertised at this San Miguel de Allende bar, but then not much in San Miguel met expectations, apart from the prettiness of...
Just Another Day on the Zócalo, Mexico City

Just Another Day on the Zócalo, Mexico City

The Zócalo is in many ways the true pulsating heart of Mexico City. Established on what was the Nahua city of Tenochtitlan, it’s been the modern city’s main square since 1813 when it became the Plaza de la Constitución, although it’s more commonly known as...
Austin Live Music Scene 101 with Dan Dyer and Suzanna Choffel

Austin Live Music Scene 101 with Dan Dyer and Suzanna Choffel

We introduced you to Austin musician Suzanna Choffel who shared her local tips and insider secrets for our Local Knowledge series. Now meet the amazingly soulful singer, hirsute and hunky Dan Dyer. These guys aren’t just friends, they also share a stage with their well-received side-project,...