As a university and famous music and culture city, Salzburg has a lively nightlife with a good number of bars, clubs and live music venues. This is not immediately apparent to visitors who are there for the first time, because the Cultural Heritage Act prohibits overly prominent advertising.


Augustiner Bräustübl

The Augustiner Bräustübl, Augustinergasse 4-6, is popular with tourists and locals alike thanks to its shady garden and beer brewed by clergymen.

Address: Augustinergasse 4-6, Salzburg


The Rudolfskai is home to a whole collection of pubs and bars, including the cellar bar Vis-á-Vis, Rudolfskai 24.

Address: Rudolfskai 24, Salzburg


The Barfly, Rudolfskai 22, is loud and lively.

Address: Rudolfskai 22, Salzburg


The podium, Rudolfskai 26, attracts a rather younger audience.

Address: Rudolfskai 26, Salzburg



The Republic, Anton Neumayr Platz 2, is a popular place for live music and dance.

Address: Anton Neumayr Platz 2, Salzburg


Techno trance is played in the Cave, Leopoldskronstraße 5.

Address: Leopoldskronstraße 5, Salzburg

Live music


For rock and pop, Salzburg prefers to go to the Rockhouse, Schallmooser Hauptstraße 46.

Address: Schallmooser Hauptstraße 46, Salzburg

Jazz It Bar Music Club

Jazz fans can enjoy live performances at the Jazz It Bar Music Club, Elisabethstraße 11/5.

Address: Elisabethstraße 11/5, Salzburg

Shamrock Irish Pub

The Shamrock Irish Pub, Rudolfskai 12 / Judengasse 1, offers a wide range of live music.

Address: Rudolfskai 12 / Judengasse 1, Salzburg

Classical music

Great festival theater

The largest of Salzburg’s two festival halls, the Große Festspielhaus, Hofstallgasse, with a capacity of over 2000 seats, and the city’s most important venue for classical music, has operas and concerts on offer throughout the year.

Address: Hofstallgasse, Salzburg
Phone: (0662) 804 55 00

Salzburg Palace Concerts

With over 320 concerts a year, the Salzburg Palace Concerts, Theatergasse 2, are the world’s largest concert organizers. The concerts take place in the beautiful marble hall in Mirabell Palace.

Address: Theatergasse 2, Salzburg
Phone: (0662) 84 85 86

Hohensalzburg Fortress

There are classical concerts all year round in the Hohensalzburg Fortress.

Address: Hohensalzburg Fortress, Salzburg
Phone: (0662) 84 24 30 11


Works by Mozart are performed in the Mozarteum, Schwarzstraße 26.

Address: Schwarzstraße 26, Salzburg
Telephone: (0662) 87 31 54

Salzburg arena

Large rock concerts or other cultural, large events are usually performed in the Salzburg Arena, Am Messezentrum 1, which is 4 km north of the city center on the A1.

Address: Am Messezentrum 1, Salzburg
Phone: (0662) 240 40


Salzburg Ticket Service

Salzburg Ticket Service, Mozartplatz 5, provides information on tickets for numerous venues in the city.

Address: Mozartplatz 5, Salzburg
Phone: (0662) 84 03 10