* Centerstage at Hard Rock Hotel: Up the driveway to the Hard Rock Hotel Bali you can find Top 40 bands playing seven nights a week on top of the stage in the centre of the bar. It starts and finishes early and is normally quite busy. Jalan Pantai Kuta, Kuta.
* Boshe VVIP: the right place to see big bands from all over Indonesia. They have different bands every week and big event every month, worth checking out! Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai no 89x, Tuban.
* Ryoshi Seminyak: The jazz and blues centre of Bali offers great old time classic, modern style jazz, ska and blues played by some of the best musicians on the island every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Jalan Seminyak Raya no 17, Seminyak.
* Laughing Buddha: Live music six nights a week with a mix of soulful jazz, guitar and world music. Special international guests are often playing here too. Jalan Monkey Forest Kedewatan, Ubud.
* Zappas: Zappas is a fun top 40 spot where an older crew gathers for the good times with live bands seven nights a week. You may even catch the owner up on the piano between band sets. Jalan Oberoi no 54B, Seminyak.
* Casablanca: Cover bands seven nights a week and normally quite busy with locals and tourists filling the bar. Jalan Danau Tamblingan no 120, Sanur.
* The Straw Hut: A hidden gem on Jalan Sari Dewi where you will find a young hipster type crowd. They have live alternative music every Friday by local bands sometimes from Jakarta. Jalan Sari Dewi no 17, Oberoi
* Old Mans: Come every Friday night after a long day surfing or just a friendly visit to this bar and you will find a band playing rock n rollmusic. Head down early to get a seat, because normally it will be packed! Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu
* Single Fin: They have acoustic gigs almost every night, but we can assure you that Sunday is the best time to visit this place to get a large beer, to see the sun setting and catch the live band. Jalan Mamo, Labuan Sait, Uluwatu.
* Deus: Sunday is a fun day in Deus backyard, let them warm you up with live band, beers and babes! Jalan Batu Mejan no 8, Canggu
* Republik 45: Republik 45 provides a dedicated music program covering jazz, soul, funk and melody driven grooves. The in house musicians perform live acoustic sets every Monday and Thursday and additional live events are held throughout the calendar month and are announced on a regular basis. Jalan Raya Kerobokan 86A, Seminyak.