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Live Music

Looking for live music in Ho Chi Minh City? It can be hard to find great live venues here but there are some hidden gems, some old favorites, and we think the live music scene is starting to show sings of real growth. Below are some of our choices for the best bars and restaurants that offer live rock, jazz, funk, acoustic, heavy metal, blues and classical. And because at Happy Saigon we specialize in locating the best happy hours and food specials in Saigon you can enjoy your music with drinks and food and not break the bank. Also check their listings for coupons that may be on offer, special events, and for more information on what the establishment is all about. Stay musical Saigon.

Use the map view below to get directions and get a visual of where the best Live Music venues are in Saigon. Also use the links to see what’s playing tonight. Let’s build the music scene in Saigon!

Featured Listing

Rock Fan Club – RFC

District:District 3
Happy Hour Time:7:30 - 20:30 Days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Bar, Live, Live Music, Music, Rock

Rock Fan Club is loud, dark and smoky. Just how you might imagine an underground rock club should be. The bands are local and 2 or 3 perform each night, mixing it up with Western popish rock songs, punk, Vietnamese rock, and metal. The music start…

Schiller River Club

District:Thủ Đức
Happy Hour Time::00 - :00 Days:
Category: Bar, Live Music, Western

Schiller “River Club” location and vibe are both a distant cry from Saigon’s city center. It’s indoor/outdoor space has a “garden” feel, fresh air and with the passing river boats time seems to slow from the he…

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Lela Saigon Restaurant & Bar

District:District 1
Happy Hour Time:18:00 - 20:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Bar, Cafe, Live Music, Restaurant, Vietnamese, Western

Lela Saigon is a live music bar in the backpacker(Pham Ngu Lao) area but across the park so in a less “intense” section. The main floor is for the music and the 1st floor is the restaurant, much more quiet and chill, and serving wester…

Acoustic Bar

District:District 3
Happy Hour Time:20:30 - 22:00 Days: Wednesday
Category: Bar, Live Music

Acoustic Bar is one of the most popular live music venues for acoustic/rock/pop music in Saigon. The bands are usually well known in the Saigon music scene and the place always draws a crowd. In fact after 8 it’s usually standing room only s…

The View Rooftop Bar – Duc Vuong Hotel

District:District 1
Happy Hour Time:16:00 - 19:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Bar, Live Music, Restaurant, Rooftop, Vietnamese, Western

The View Rooftop Bar on Bui Vien Street(on the 9th floor of the Duc Vuong Hotel) may offer the best view for the cheapest drink prices you’ll find in Saigon (and definitely the best view while peeing in a men’s restroom!). Though price…

Remi Thao Dien

District:District 2
Happy Hour Time:18:00 - 20:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Bar, Cocktail, Live, Live Music, Music

Remi Thao Dien showcases  Jazz/Blues/Flamenco/Latin artists every Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting at 9pm. The founders take music seriously and have built a beautiful stage along with a sound system that is top-notch, creating a vibrant an…

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Below – Whisky Den

District:District 1
Happy Hour Time::00 - :00 Days:
Category: Bar, Cocktail, Hidden, Live Music, Whiskey

Strange how a bar can be in the center of downtown Saigon and somehow still be hidden. But just beneath Broma on Nguyen Hue Street is Below Whisky Den, a whisky distillery. This unique lounge style bar has a copper-top bar, a sofa, chandeliers, di…

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The Elephant Bar and Restaurant – Saigon

District:District 7
Happy Hour Time:16:00 - 18:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Category: Bar, Beer Garden, Live Music, Mediterranean, Mexican, Restaurant, Vietnamese, Western

The Elephant restaurant/bar has a great space on a raised sidewalk in Phu My Hung and offers a combination of Northern and Southern Vietnamese dishes as well as Western and Mexican dishes. One of their specialties is the many types of wraps on off…

Social Club Rooftop Bar Saigon

District:District 3
Happy Hour Time:17:00 - 20:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Bar, Hotel, Live Music, Rooftop

The Social Club Rooftop Bar is not as popular as many of the other rooftop bars in Saigon, but overall it’s definitely one of the best; doesn’t get the crazy crowds, no dress code, and it’s low on pretentiousness. The 24th floor …

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Rabbit Hole

District:District 1
Happy Hour Time:18:00 - 20:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Bar, Cocktail, Hidden, Live Music, Speakeasy

Rabbit Hole is self-described as an avant-garde cocktail bar, which basically means it’s not your normal cocktail bar. It has an Alice in Wonderland feel and while it’s right in District 1 it’s a bit hard to find with it’s …

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ChinChin Bar

District:District 1
Happy Hour Time:17:00 - 20:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Bar, Cocktail, Hidden, Live Music, Wine bar

Chin Chin adds a bit of class to Ho Tung Mao Street with its atmospheric interior design and elegant ambiance. The historic building it’s in was once a colonial warehouse and was previously a medicine shop, which ChinChin now borrows for muc…

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The Bistro – In The Liberty Central Saigon Centre Hotel

District:District 1
Happy Hour Time:15:00 - 19:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Bar, Hotel, Live Music

The Bistro is on the ground floor of The Liberty Central Saigon Centre Hotel. The overall vibe is definitely of a hotel lounge, quiet and low energy. But the service is attentive and helpful and its location makes it a good place to drop in if you…

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In Saigong Rooftop Bar

District:District 1
Happy Hour Time:15:00 - 20:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Bar, Bar Bites, Hostess, Live Music, Restaurant, Rooftop, Sports, Western

In Saigong Rooftop Bar is on the corner of Huynh Thuc Khang and Ton That Dam, just at the beginning of the market(Huynh Thuc Khang Street Market). This area is basically the District 1 hostess bar neighborhood, but what makes In Saigong so differe…

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Thi Bar & Cafe – Saigon

District:District 1
Happy Hour Time:17:00 - 21:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Backpacker, Bar, Live Music

Thi Bar & Cafe is not really a cafe at all and is always simply referred to as Thi Bar. It’s on De Tham Street, just off Bui Vien and even after all this time it’s easy to pass right by it as the narrow exterior is just a jumble of motorb…

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Universal Pub Saigon

District:District 1
Happy Hour Time:16:00 - 19:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Backpacker, Bar, Live, Live Music, Music, Restaurant, Sports, Western

Pretty typical Pham Ngu Lao bar/restaurant situated in the center of Bui Vien street. The nice front patio is positioned very well for people watching, though this means the vendors will be constantly approaching for you to buy something. Food is …

Snuffbox Speakeasy Saigon

District:District 1
Happy Hour Time:18:00 - 20:00 Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Category: Bar, Cocktail, Hidden, Live Music, Speakeasy

General Overview
Sunffbox is a very well executed speakeasy style bar; very hip and theme-oriented, in a hard to find but central location. The inside is sleek and elegant, with music and staff to match. The idea is to trans…

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