The night could not be complete without a little feel of the music. In Vietnam, live music bar is not popular across the population, however, the taste for music do emerge among a number of young and hungry music lovers, which has inspired a lively ecosystem for music performance, especially in Ho Chi Minh – the center of Vietnam music industry. If you want to explore the music scene in Vietnam in your tour around Ho Chi Minh City, here are some exciting places where you enjoy good music performance.


Inspired by the legendary The Beatle, Yoko Café has established its name as one of the favorite music retreats in Ho Chi Minh. The café is not a hustle and crowded bar with loud music pumping up into your ears, instead it craves for the chill and ambient vibe. Live performances are available every night. Covering rock, jazz as well as pop music, YOKO is a really ideal place to please your ears.

Address: 22A Nguyễn Thị Diệu, District 3.

Acoustic Bar

The acoustic bar is among the most popular music spots of the nightlife in Ho Chi Minh City. From Monday to Saturday, there will be live performances every night. Local and foreign artists will cover both classic and modern rock as well as song of other genres. The place is a nice and fun place to hang out and have some fun with others.

Address: 6E1 Ngô Thời Nhiệm, District 3.

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Café is a popular name all around the world; therefore you can totally rely on it on giving you the best night with music. Live music performance is brought to you nightly by a resident bar. Sometimes, locals and international artists would show up playing their own songs. Besides good music, the bar also offers fantastic food and drinks.

Address: Kumho Asiana Plaza, 39 Le Duan, District 1.


RockFanClub or in short RFC is the number one place for presenting rock performance. The crowd is mostly young and enthusiastic rock fans who come here to rock their night. RFC boasts loud and blasting sound of heavy rock music. It would be a great place to rock your night away.

Address: 25C Tu Xuong, District 3

Sax n’ Art Jazz Club

In the big city of Ho Chi Minh, there are rarely music bars which specialize in Jazz. Among the most well-known name of the scene, Sax n’ art Jazz Club has marked its name as a rare exception which focuses on just Jazz.  The price is much higher than usual bars; however, you would indulge in the best jazz performance that could be found in Vietnam. It is also the meeting place for famous international jazz players on the occasion that they are in Ho Chi Minh.

Address: 28 Lê Lợi Street, Bến Nghé, District 1