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Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine (13 Herkevim Street, Talpiyot, Jerusalem) – opened since 1991, this venue (located within the Talpiyot warehouse district) holds live shows of musicians performing various types of music, such as rock, heavy metal, jazz, hip-hop, Israeli music, and any other genre out there. There’s also a bar, and even a sound school and rehearsal […]

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Yehoshua

Yehoshua (19 Ben Sira Street, Jerusalem) – this is a popular bar for the 20-something crowd. The bar itself is located in the middle of this establishment (with lounge seating toward the back). The music played here is mainly “top 40” pop, with a fair share of locals and tourists partying here during the late […]

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Uganda

Uganda (4 Aristobulus Street, Jerusalem) – this is a laidback nightspot where both local musicians, as well as hip young tourists hang out. The adjacent building is often used as a concert venue or dance floor, with music ranging from reggae to electro house music. Interestingly, this place is a hummus café and comic book […]

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The Container

The Container (Old Jaffa Port, Warehouse 2, Tel Aviv) – this is an art space, as well as being a hip bar and restaurant – all within a one-time industrial warehouse. Numerous indie rock bands perform live here. For those who get hungry, the food served here is a mix of North African, Middle Eastern […]

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Radio EPGB

Radio EPGB (Shadel 7, Tel Aviv) – located in a basement just off of Rothschild Boulevard, this is an underground bar, and home of underground & indie electronic music in Tel Aviv. “EPGB” is an effort by the club owners to connect themselves culturally to New York’s legendary underground rock & punk club “CBGB”. EPGB’s […]

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Mitte City Bar

Mitte City Bar (7 Horkanos Street, Jerusalem) – this is a great hangout spot for those into European electronic dance music. This bar makes an effort to recreate a bit of Berlin’s clubbing scene – complete with DJ-driven electronic House and Trance music parties on Friday evenings. Naturally, this is a draw for both local […]

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Michatronix

Michatronix (28 Ben Yehuda Street, Tel Aviv) – this out of the way underground nightspot has a live DJ playing various types of dance music. Popular with the local college crowd. Funny enough, you have ring the club entrance’s buzzer to get in – adding to a private “house party” atmosphere.

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OCD

OCD (Lilienblum 42, Tel Aviv) – formerly known as “Lima Lima”, this is another favored nightspot for locals, featuring a small dance floor, a sprawling bar, and a trendy interior décor. The music varies by the evening – one night it may be Reggae, another night it may be Hip op, and Electro Housee

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Hataklit

Hataklit (7 Heleni HaMalka Street, Jerusalem) – this bar, whose name means “(vinyl) record in Hebrew, is a tribute to the another era – when music can still be bought at record stores on vinyl. In fact, the three bar owners (who all worked at various capacities in the local music industry) play various types […]

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Dublín

Dublin (4 Shammai Street, Jerusalem) – the name obviously comes from its interior décor of a typical Irish pub. No doubt, Guinness and Irish whiskey can be found here, too. Aside from that, the vibe is more akin to that of Israeli college kids: lots of thumping dance music (Trance, Electro-House music, etc.). And the […]