Music Venues in Bath

Get to know best music venues in Bath for live music.

Here at Guitar Lessons Bath we simply love a good gig venue, whether to watch international or local bands or to see one of our guitar students rocking the stage.

To help any local bands or avid music fans along we have compiled a short list of the most significant music venues Bath has to offer. In no order...


Moles music venue has hosted awesome gigs over the years, the likes of Radiohead, The Cure, Blur and Oasis have all graced their stage. The perfect place to go and see up and coming bands the venue still pulls in internationally renowned artists, for instance, more recently bands including The Killers, Mumford and Sons, The Vaccines and Laura Marling have rocked Bath audiences. It is a go venue for all guitarist in Bath and a regular haunt of many other great musicians - amazingly Moles even has its own recording studio and band accommodation! You should simply be there a few nights a week. See you at the front.


Komedia, like Moles is well worth checking out - a great gig venue for both national bands and smaller local bands - Funeral For Friend, Stiff Little Fingers and Turin Breaks are all scheduled to play in 2012. Opened in 2008 it quickly got a good reputation within bath for providing quality entertainment whether music or arts. The venue even won "the most exciting live entertainment venue in the South West" at the Chortle Awards in 2010 and 2012 - a great night out, a must for all uni students.

The Forum

The Forum was built as an art deco cinema in 1934, and was designated as a Grade II* listed building on 28 May 1986. The building closed as a cinema in 1969, and has subsequently been used as a dancing school, a bingo hall and a church. Its main auditorium has 1,600 seats, making it Bath's largest event venue. It attracts a wide range of acts from all over the world. The venue caters to all genres.

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