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While you are looking for a place with good jazz, Porgy & Bess music club is just the right place for you. The club not only holds programs on several concerts from Austrian and the international musicians, it also focuses on the interesting and unusual kind of music.
For the Viennese people who are in love with music especially jazz and party life, Porgy & Bess organizes programs from the diverse musicians, sessions and workshops, city and country portraits. It has also organized special events like “Jazz for Kids” and the presentations of collections from Asiatic region of earlier Soviet Union.
From the initiation of the versatile Swiss born musician Mathias Rüegg, Porgy & Bess was started in 1993 and previously it was named as “Fledermaus Bar”. At that time the concept of the bar cum night club was quite unique from place and time as it cordially welcomed a great number of international jazz groups to Vienna. Now it is the fixture for the national and international jazz scene when its rooms are being used for the professional and the amateur theatre groups.