Looking for a Jazz Bar in Melbourne? Discover Melbourne's best venues and clubs that showcase some of the best Jazz Bands. Our Guide you a selection of cocktail, wine, lounge, live music, whisky and chic city venues with spectacular waterfront views perfect to celebrate New Year's Eve or a night out with friends. Many of our listed spaces offer function facilities to help celebrate your next event, birthday or celebration.

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141 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

The Night Cat is a live music venue and home to some of the most eclectic and innovative artists in Australia. Located in Fitzroy, and catering to a diverse audience of music lovers, The Night Cat hosts an extensive range of genres to indisputably satisfy the diverse and unique community of Melbourne.


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  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Hidden Alley
    Hidden Alley

    Hidden Alley is a Bar, function venue and restaurant located in South Melbourne. Featuring a beautiful beer garden, balcony and cosy indoor spaces perfect for you next after work drink, function or just a casual get together. Located in South Melbourne, Hidden Alley is open for functions, wedding and events and has already successfully hosted events for corporate clients, including Rotary Club of Port Melbourne. With a choice of indoor and outdoor event spaces, the venue is perfect for birthday celebrations, parties, product launches, meetings and group functions. Enjoy live music and modern Australia food including burgers, pasta, pizza, ribs and more. Parking for you and your guests is a breeze with the venue right opposite the South Melbourne market. Hidden Alley is also easily accessible by tram along Spencer or Clarendon Streets or by Light Rail!

    South Melbourne, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue The Fitzroy Pinnacle
    The Fitzroy Pinnacle

    This enchanting Fitzroy North pub is full of character and always busy.

    Fitzroy North, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Transit Rooftop Bar
    Transit Rooftop Bar

    Transit Rooftop Cocktail Lounge is one of those places you wish you’d heard about sooner. This groovy, New Orleans style cocktail bar, nestled at the top of the Transport Hotel at Federation Square, enjoys unrivalled views of Melbourne encompassing the Arts Precinct, Southbank and the Yarra River down to the MCG. In the afternoons the expansive deck area draws a sophisticated crowd to watch the sunset over Melbourne and enjoy a skilfully assembled cocktail and wine list as well as a cultured supper menu. As the night unfolds the dance floor heats up the stage is graced by some of Melbourne’s best Jazz and funk bands such as The Shuffle Club, Phoebe and the Night Creatures, and the Sarah C Band, to name but a few. Open from 3pm through till the cruisy, boozy early hours, Transit provides all the ingredients for a great night out under the stars!

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Ruby's Music Room
    Ruby's Music Room

    RUBY’S MUISC ROOM Ruby’s Music Room is a vibrant and exciting live jazz venue in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Situated on the corner of Little Lonsdale Street and Bennetts Lane, Ruby’s bright yellow entrance is tucked neatly in a secret alleyway – to find it, one must pass her eclectic windows filled with interesting Cubano dolls, Maoist & New Orleanian memorabilia; miniature pianos, jewellery, menus, cigar wrappers, and kitsch collectibles from around the world. Focusing on the thriving live music scene in Melbourne, Ruby’s Music Room intends to thrill with live jazz, classical, and alternative performances in an intimate acoustic setting devoid of amps. Serving delicious food, fine wine and classic cocktails, Ruby’s is the premier live music venue in Melbourne! Ruby’s can only be described as beautiful. Her luscious interior features her prized Steinway D Grand piano, the latest in technology and an award winning parquetry floor. But Ruby’s doesn’t only offer an amazing space and astounding music; she also offers great cocktails! Please enjoy our full bar service with fresh food available to nibble on. RUBY’S SOUND At Ruby’s Music Room, our musician friendly PA system is state of the art, eliminating the need for extraneous amplification. This is done to maintain the high quality of acoustic performance that Ruby’s been designed to produce and get the best sound out of every instrument. RUBY’S PRIVATE HIRE Ruby's Music Room your complete function venue. Ruby's is unique in all its jazz-loving, purveyor-of-good-times glory, is one of Melbourne's most noteworthy hidden venues. From a three course dinner complete with matching wine, to a themed party or product launch, Ruby's offers a private, fully serviced and licensed venue suited to any occasion. Ruby's is a high performance acoustic music venue that can host a variety of events in an intimate setting. Our facilities include a projector with an industry level sound and lighting system, specialising in live performances, a licensed new commercial kitchen, and a bar stocked with fine wines and beers. The beautiful parquetry floors compliment the chandlers and wall sconces, further enhancing the Steinway D Grand in prime position on the stage. Our full on premises liquor license accommodates eighty four patrons standing and up to sixty seated.* Food and Beverage serves covers from canapés to sit down meals. With Food and Beverage packages are available upon request.** Being a multi-faceted high performance music room where Melbourne's top class Musicians perform, we have access to Australia's finest performers in the Jazz, Classical and Music Theatre Genres. Ruby's caters for all your live performance needs. Please ask for a quote. VENUE FEATURES: Direct Disability Venue Access State of the art sound and lighting Private Bar Fully fitted stage including Microphones & PA Steinway D Grand Piano Gretsch Jazz Drum Kit Dance Floor Projector and screen with computer connectivity Central Melbourne location Adjacent Car Parking Central to Public Transport *Private Hire subject to Minimum Bar Spend or Venue Hire charge. **Outside catering maybe permitted.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Uptown Jazz Cafe
    Uptown Jazz Cafe

    Melbourne's newest jazz and improvised music venue.

    Fitzroy, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Dizzys Jazz Club
    Dizzys Jazz Club

    Dizzy’s Jazz Club is a beautiful live jazz music venue and restaurant where visitors can enjoy a wonderful night of quality entertainment and an outstanding dining experience. Evening performances at Dizzy’s Jazz Club consist of international acts and Australia’s finest Jazz artists providing beautiful music for the Dizzy’s Jazz Club audience. The restaurant at Dizzy’s provides delicious modern cuisine and excellent wines to enjoy. This venue will give a wonderful insight into the Melbourne Jazz scene and provide a quality night out.d

    Richmond, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Paris Cat Jazz Club
    Paris Cat Jazz Club

    The Paris Cat has established a reputation as one of Melbourne’s premier jazz clubs and performing arts venues. It has launched the careers of many up and coming Australian jazz artists and hosted an array of outstanding International jazz concerts over the past 8 years. Your support has been crucial in it’s success and we thank you.

    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Show Venue on Google Maps Go to Venue's Website Show Photos of the Venue Golden Monkey
    Golden Monkey

    Feature pieces, antique furniture, tea lights, cushions, decorative lanterns and a stylish soundtrack will transport you back in time to the romance, mystery and decadence of Old Shanghai. Our food menu features incredible Asian cuisine from Chinese Yum Cha favourites to tasty Japanese Izakaya dishes perfect as a full meal or a simple bar snack. Our cocktail list will dazzle your tastebuds with everything from our delectable Asian-themed signature creations to the quintessential old-school classics. A glance at our back bar will make your jaw drop with one of Melbourne’s biggest and best collection of luxury and rare spirits. To keep things interesting we have live jazz every Tuesday from 7:30pm with Opium Jazz, live R&B every Thursday from 9pm with Shaolin Funk, and DJs spinning lounge, R&B, pop, and disco every Saturday from 9pm with Shanghai’d. Rum lovers can’t miss The Melbourne Rum Club on the first Monday of every month where you will indulge in rum tastings, rum cocktails, and rum tales. In addition to being the perfect place for a date, Golden Monkey is also the ideal place to host a private function. We look forward to meeting you soon and giving you some of our world famous Monkey love.

    Melbourne, Victoria