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Okay Temiz Oriental Wind,
John Talabot DJ Kicks,
Oldies But Goldies New Year's Party,
Shantel (DJ Set),
Public Service Broadcasting,
Oldies But Goldies,
Garanti Caz Yeşili: Avishai Cohen,
Garanti Caz Yeşili: Nils Petter Molvaer & Moritz Von Oswald,
Located in the heart of the city’s nightlife in Asmalımescit, Babylon is Istanbul’s legendary live music scene, always packed with the young and the hip. Babylon is one of the best concert venues with its top-notch sound system and eclectic atmosphere featuring well-known as well as underground Turkish and international artists. Past performers include names from Macy Gray and The Wailers, to Pantha du Prince and Nouvelle Vague. Its program of performances spans the genres, packing in jazz, reggae, Latin, and world music as well as Turkish and European electro and rock, with some impressive names from the international music scene. The venue also features thematic nights like Oldies but Goldies, Bob Marley Birthday Celebrations, and Queen Tribute Night.
According to schedule, performances begin at 9:30pm or 11:00pm, and tickets are usually available at the door (although you could wait a long line so it would be better to purchase tickets from their website in advance). The venue is small and gets quiet packed. Dress casually.
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