ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT SPOTS

Posted Wednesday, 21 September 2022

The ideal Lagos turn up spots are the club, the beach and, for the real party animals, Owambe. But for those Lagosians who would rather have a fraction of mini concerts and live entertainment, this list is for you.

Bogobiri House Ikoyi
Every Thursday, Bogobiri hosts an Open Mic Night featuring spoken words, music, comedy, good food, music and much more. And that’s not all. They have a myriad of days set apart to bring you an entertaining night.

South-West, 9 Maitama Sule Street, Ikoyi
t: 09065023853
@bogobirihouse

El Padrino
El Padrino has a series of weekly activities to add to your to-do list, from Taco Tuesdays, Comedy Wednesdays, Chess Club, Exp 1st Fridays and more!

256 Etim Inyang Crescent, Victoria Island
t: 08097128682
@elpadrino.ng

Freedom Park Lagos
A historic monument built from the ruins of the Broad Street Prison, surrounded by nature, Freedom Park is home for artistic and cultural expressions. 

Old Prison Ground, Broad Street, Lagos Island
t: 08033022587
@freedomparklagos

hFactor
Through exhibitions, talks, gatherings and other engagements, hFactor opens people's minds to new possibilities. They often collaborate with different people to throw amazing parties and celebrate freedom, and you get to meet the most unique characters. It’s a completely different vibe each time.

26 Moloney Street, Lagos Island
t: 08065454898
@hfactor.co

Johnny Rockets
Every Wednesday and Friday the retro fast food restaurant transforms to an entertainment spot for comedy and live music!

1411 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island
t: 07002874377
@johnnyrocketsng

Live Lounge
A quaint hideaway in the heart of Victoria Island for entertaining live music, stand-up comedy, karaoke and more, don’t miss their Laugh Out Live on Wednesdays. It promises to be rib-cracking funny!

15 Idejo Street, Victoria Island
t: 09021106225
@livelounge_ng

Otis Place
Set your music calendar to Friday because Otis Place delivers sounds from various underground artists and deejays that will get you in the right rhythm.

Oju Olobun Street, Victoria Island
t: 09130386767
@otis_place

The New Afrika Shrine
This place is full of dancing, singing, food, drinks and palm wine, a local favourite. Make sure to mark your calendar to experience the Kalakuta Queens; it's a must see performance.

2 NERDC Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja
@afrikashrine

The Truth Village
The TRUTH is a sacred communal music venue serving live music by The Etuk Philosophy weekly among other highlife musicians.

112 Akerele Street, Surulere
t: 08089020309
@etukstruth

ZaZa Lagos
An upscale restaurant and lounge redefining the standards of luxury with world class entertainment.

19 Agoro Odiyan Street, Victoria Island
t: 09123555555
@zazalagos

 

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