Bar / Jazz Club
Party Earth Review Both a live jazz concert venue and a bar, Quasimodo is an animated club that attracts some of the best jazz acts from around the world. The traditional concert venue caters to a jazz-loving crowd that, depending on the band, either sits in rapt silence or lets loose to classic covers. Upstairs, the charming bar and caf ... more
Info Badenscher Hof is a Jazz club located in the western Berlin district of Wilmersdorf. For the past twenty years this small but cozy venue has been the site for intimate jazz and blues performances. The small stage at the front of the room, the small crowds, and the signed portraits of past performers give this venue both ... more
Jazz Club / Music Venue
Party Earth Review B-Flat is a roomy jazz club offering live music Mondays through Saturdays. Yellow walls and small orange-and-red industrial lighting fixtures create an urban jazz club vibe, and the scattered tables, while visually underwhelming, provide comfy perches from which to enjoy the show. Fortunately, the décor does not detract ... more
Rosenthaler Strasse 13
Info Yorckschlösschen is a jazz and blues club located in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district. Yorckschlösschen’s history stretches back over a hundred years under the same name. In the 1960s, it was a Viennese café, but in the 1970s it began gaining notoriety when local artists and other creative types began using the place as their ... more
Yorckstr.15, 10965 Berlin-Kreuzberg
Jazz Club / Live Music Venue
Party Earth Review Everything revolves around the music at A-Trane, a classic Berlin jazz club where cigarette smoke fills the air and subtle bass beats resonate throughout the room. A handful of small red tables surround the stage in this intimate venue, where no seat is more than fifteen feet away from the musicians. With its polished brass ... more
As the epicenter for all things music in Europe, it’s no surprise that the jazz clubs in Berlin also inspire artists from all over the world with a variety of dingy dives and grand stages.
With more than 30 jazz clubs and bars in the city, Berlin could be considered a hot bed for the sultry sounds of the saxophone. This reputation is only reinforced during the annual JazzFest Berlin that was founded in 1964 and considered one of the best jazz festivals in the world.
There are so many Berlin jazz clubs that it’s hard to name them all, but a few are worth noting. First, there’s Quasimodo in West Berlin. This animated club attracts the biggest acts from around the globe and boasts having one of the best sound systems in the city.
Other great jazz haunts in Berlin include, B-Flat, a roomy spot with a great happy hour open six days a week, and A-Trane, a West Berlin staple and intimate jazz club where every seat in the house is up close and personal and attracts a more discerning clientele.
No matter where you look in Berlin, there are jazz clubs and bars that will meet your standards, whether you’re a first time listener or a long time enthusiast.