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This is a list of some of the places where you can encounter live music. Some have cover charges, which may or may not include a drink. We've attempted to classify these places by music type, but keep in mind that this is only a general indication, since a given establishment may have concerts of different genres. We recommend that you have a look at theconcert listing for up-to-date information on who's playing where.

Pop-rock concerts page

Jazz concerts page

Others: flamenco, salsa, cantautores, humour, cabaret, ...


La Boca del Lobo
Echegaray, 11
Tel: 91 429 70 13
Metro:Sevilla
Zone: Huertas
Map:
I-11

Music, theater and film-shorts.

Opne: from 23.00

Chesterfield Café
Serrano Jover, 4
Tel: 91 553 86 18
Metro: Argüelles
Zone: Moncloa

Hamburgers & fries in the american tradition. Rock & blues form wednesday to saturday with no cover charge.

Davai
Flor Baja, 1
Tel: 91 547 57 11
Metro: Santo Domingo
Zone:
Gran Vía
Map: D-5

Small venue with interesting concerts & DJ's.

Open: 23.00 - 5.00

Flamingo
La Palma, 11
Tel: 91 448 09 78
Metro:
Tribunal
Zone:
Malasaña
Map: G-2

A local with the heart of Malasña nightlife.

El Sol
Jardines, 3
Tel: 91 532 64 90
Metro:
Sol
Zone:
Sol
Map: H-8

Some of the best and most current live music for more than twenty years. After the concerts its a disco that really only gets going around 4am.

Moby Dick
Av. del Brasil, 5
Tel: 91 555 76 71
Metro: Lima
Zone: Chamartín

In a zone which constantly sees bars come and go, the Moby Dick has survived thanks to its popular concerts.

La Riviera
Pº Virgen del Puerto, s/n
Tel: 91 365 24 15
Metro: Puerta del Angel / Príncipe Pío

A venue for medium-size pop concerts. Recent performers include Van Morrisson, David Byrne & Pat Metheny.

Siroco
San Dimas, 3
Tel: 91 593 30 70
Metro: Noviciado
Zone: Malasaña
Map: E-1

A venue which to go hear local bands, now operating for more than 10 year. Its also a disco in the late hours.

Maravillas
San Vicente Ferrer, 35
Tel: 91 523 30 71
Metro: Tribunal
Zone: Malasaña
Map: F-2

Lots of indi & the like.

Honky Tonk
Covarrubias, 24
Tel: 91 445 68 86
Metro: Alonso Martínez
Zone: Alonso Martínez

Small venue, music

Trilobyte
Av. Donostiarra, 2
Metro: El Carmen

Rock & Roll

Café Central
Pza. del Angel, 10
Tel: 91 369 41 43
Metro: Sol /Antón Martín
Zone: Huertas
Map: H-13

Madrid's première Jazz venue. Its also a pleasant cafe  by day.

open : 13.00-2.30h

Clamores
Alburquerque, 14
Tel: 91 445 79 38
Metro: Bilbao
Zone: Bilbao

A quiet jazz venue.

open: 19.00 - 3.00h

Café Populart
Huertas, 22
Tel: 91 429 84 07
Metro: Antón Martín
Zone: Huertas
Map: I-13

Jazz y blues in Huertas.

Segundo Jazz
Comandante Zorita, 8
Tel: 554 94 37
Metro:: Nuevos Ministerios
Zone:
Nuevos Ministerios

There are frequent jam sessions, and concerts. This venue has a faithful crowd.

open: 20.00 - 4.00

Candela
Olmo, 3
Tel: 91 467 33 82
Metro: Tirso de Molina
Zone: Lavapies
Map: H-15

The watering hole for Flamenco's elite.

open: 22.00 - late.

La Soleá
Cava Baja 27
Tel: 91 365 52 64
Metro:La Latina
Zone: La Latina
Map: D-15

A well know flamenco bar, if your lucky you'll catch a "spontaneous" flamenco performance.

Open: 20.30 - 2.00

Casa Patas
Cañizares, 10
Tel: 91 369 04 96
Metro: Tirso de Molina
Zone: Huertas
Map: H-14

Flamenco concerts with dancing. Plenty of tourists and local. The price varies depending on the artist, but usually around 20 euro.

Café de Chinitas
Torija, 7
Tel: 91 559 51 35
Metro::  Santo Domingo
Zone: Opera
Map: D-7

A classic tourist stop. Flamenco music and dance, usually more than 25 euro

Suristán
La Cruz, 7
Tel: 91 532 39 09
Metro:
Sevilla
Zone:
Huertas
Map:
H-11

Ethnic music from all cultures. There are also art exhibits.

Caracol
Bernardino Obregón, 39
Tel: 91 527 35 94
Metro: Embajadores
Zone:
Embajadores

A wide variety of pop concerts, including the new forms of flamenco (Ketama, Pata Negra etc.)

Wednesday to sunday, from 21.00

Café del Mercado
Mercado Puerta de Toledo, 1
Tel: 91 365 87 39
Metro: Puerta de Toledo
Zone:
El Rastro
Map: D-20

Salsa, & tropical rhythms.

Open: 22.00

Galileo Galilei
Galileo, 100
Tel: 91 534 75 57
Metro:
Quevedo
Zone:
Moncloa

A venue with a history of some of Spain's best know protest-singers.

Berlín Cabaret
Costanilla de San Pedro, 11
Tel: 91 365 55 45
Metro:
La Latina
Zone:
La Latina

Humor, cabaret and theater most nights.

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