Nightlife in Sofia

Dance bars and clubs are flash and sleek, with the prevailing music styles being techno, house, disco, retro and pop.

Underground is a variety of all kinds of events - from classical rock and metal concerts, to new wave theme parties, alternative tributes, spoken word or club theatrical performances, drum and bass, dubstep and jungle parties, reggae, jazz, hip-hop etc).

There is a growing live stage at bigger venues, where all kinds of foreign artists have concerts (mainly pop, rock and techno).

The local kitsch - Pop Folk (or аs Bulgarians call it, Chalga) is a blend of Balkan folk style with in-your-face sexuality - almost naked singers and girls on the stages (and on the tables) in expensively designed nightclubs for excess partying.

Sofia's nightclubs carry on throughout the night, finishing in time for you to go and get breakfast, so if this is what makes you tick you won't run out of things to do in Sofia.

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