Nightlife and Entertainment in Bonn

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Bonn was once a dismal city that did not have much night entertainment to offer. However, in recent years, it has introduced many cultural events and nightlife features, so that it can compete with significant arts communities in Berlin and Hamburg. Presently, Bonn nightlife options are so abundant that people find that they are spoiled for choices. Here are some of the places in the city that offers great night entertainment.

The Performing Arts

There are a few performing arts venues in Bonn that feature excellent concerts, theatrical presentations and other events during certain times of the year. One of the favorite night entertainment spots for cultural enthusiasts in the city is the La Scala of the Rhineland in the Oper der Stadt Bonn. Ballet and opera are presented here on a regular basis throughout the year, except July and early August.

If you are a fan of orchestral music, you can watch the Bonn Symphony Orchestra perform in the Beethovenhalle. Concerts are held from September to June, and free concerts are given occasionally on Sundays. You can also visit the Beethoven House, where chamber music is played in a small concert hall.

Clubs and Bars

If you are one of those who enjoy dancing and listening to live music, there are many bars and clubs that you can visit when you are in Bonn. There is a famous dance club called Sharon that provides the perfect environment for partying. It is a 70s-themed club that is only open during the weekends, and you can dance to great soul and funk hits under strobe lights and a spinning mirror-ball.

One of the best places to listen to live music in Bonn is the Pantheon Theater. This establishment is located at the Bundeskanzlerplatz, and it is a popular venue for pop and jazz concerts as well as political cabaret and comedy shows. Live acts are presented almost every weekday, and the place is turned into a dance club on Fridays and Saturdays.

For some tourists in Bonn, nightlife can also mean having a few drinks and socializing with the locals. There are many bars in the city that offer a perfect environment for socializing, and one of these is the Pawlow. This famous bar is a popular meeting place for the intellectuals of the city, and you can easily find someone at Pawlow's with whom to have a stimulating conversation.



 

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