It has been a month since six walking streets belonging to Hanoi Old Quarter were opened. On every weekend, this area in Old Quarter is always crowded and becomes nosier and far more attractive than ever at night with a plenty of free –performance music bands.
Every 3 weekend nights as usual, at the corner of Luong Ngoc Quyen – Ma May and Luong Ngoc Quyen – Hang Giay as well near Bach Ma temple (Hang Buom Street), local residents and foreigners have a chance to enjoy such great music performances of many bands and singers.
What is the unique feature about these shows that draw that much attention of people? It’s because these music performances on the Hanoi Old Quarter are completely free. Besides, music is various, awesome and extraordinary.
There are numerous kinds of music performed. It includes both classical and modern types of music being performed alternately every weekend night from 8pm to 11pm. The most striking feature of these shows is there will be no distance or separation between artists and the audiences, even the bands and artists will perform according to audiences’ required. That will be really nice!
To fully explore the Old Quarter in Hanoi, prepare your feet for a day of walking street to street and taking in the locals' daily life, the old-style narrow streets and houses, the colorful souvenir shops, and of course trying some of the most tasty traditional foods of Hanoians, and of course, the live music at night. Many agree that joining a Hanoi walking tour or food tour offered by travel agencies will give foreign visitors a full experience of Hanoi Old Quarter, including the daily lifestyle, the history lesson and the feast for their tummies. Those who would like to walk around the area might want to check out this Hanoi Old Quarter walking tour with us.
The artist are immersing himself into the free performance in the corner of Luong Ngoc Quyen – Hang Giay street
The street is getting more crowded and uproarious after the moment of music played.
Audiences suddenly sang together following the rhythm they love, even it’s in other languages.
Artists have a lot of natural and random performances, sometimes just rely on their feeling
Traditional music performances definitely attract audiences, especially foreigners.
Being curious, and attracted by the music rhythm, many foreigners come to the live show area