Live Music

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Every night, venues pertaining to the Live Music Venues Association La Noche en Vivo host a wide range of live music shows. Across the city you'll find everything from acclaimed to up-and-coming artists, singer-songwriters to rock bands, jazz concerts or electronic music sessions to enjoy music at its best.

The sound of rock and alternative music fills this club, played live or presented by its DJs.

A distinctive location, where you can get something to eat until well into the night, while you sip a beer and enjoy live entertainment.

A nightclub offering live performances every day in Barrio de las Letras.


Central nightclub in the Tribunal district hosting pop, rock and electronica events. Temporarily closed.

An ideal place to start the evening with a good concert and end it by dancing at its disco, by Herrera Oria.

Live music and sophisticated cocktails await you at this venue, open through the night.

A place in the heart of Madrid to enjoy good company, good food and live jazz in a relaxed atmosphere.

Local cultural and musical venue, which has become a benchmark with through the years.

One of Madrid’s legendary live music halls, in Arganzuela.

This historic flamenco house, located a stone's throw from Puerta del Sol, opens 365 days a year.  

Legendary bar where you can enjoy pop, indie and Spanish rock concerts in Chamberí.

One of Madrid’s best night clubs with over 30 years of hosting international jazz and now open to a range of other styles.

Close to Las Vistillas, this small hall offers a wide variety of quality musical performances.

Young, student atmosphere for pop and commercial house dancing.

One of the oldest tablaos in Madrid, it has welcomed some of the world's most renowned flamenco artists.

One of the capital's oldest established musical venues, where audiences can enjoy live acoustic music in an intimate atmosphere.

Modern café with a wide-ranging cultural programme of discussions, exhibitions and performances, mainly focusing on jazz.

Reference room for indie music in the heart of the city, next to Plaza de España.

A temple to jazz, funk, and blues in Madrid, although you can also enjoy other types of music in this unique venue.

A bar with two atmospheres where you can start your night of dancing.

A classic of the “Movida” era, El Sol serves up the best unrestricted pop and rock surrounded by a great atmosphere and a lot of dancing.

A bar that is synonymous with partying, freedom and diversity right in the centre of the Chueca district and open 365 days a year.

Live music hall in the heart of the Chamberí district.

The music venue with the best programme in the capital, making it an essential hotspot on a tour of Madrid nightlife.

In the heart of the Carabanchel district, this gig venue offers unadulterated rock&rock music.

Large premises for concerts, performances and art in La Latina.

Legendary concert venue where you can have a few drinks while watching a show.

Key indie music venue on Madrid's nightlife scene.

Live music and other shows at this venue in the district of Chueca.

Great live music in a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere close to Parque de El Retiro.

An established venue for concerts, dance sessions and stand-up gigs. 

This café is a reference point in the field of singer-songwriters and offers a varied cultural programme with storytelling, readings, presentations and exhibitions in Chueca.

Club devoted to the stage arts, where micro-theatre shows, concerts and themed parties are held.

A new performance form: small shots of theatre in small spaces at accessible prices.

Temple of Spanish indie rock and disco, with a special slot on the programme for up and coming new groups.

A place for enjoying some of the best black rhythms in Madrid: soul, blues, funk, afro, electrofunk and a lot of jazz.

Located in the Salamanca neighbourhood, this hall hosts some of the leading musicals on the Madrid agenda

Under the vaults of this café you can enjoy musical shows and humour while you have a drink and something to eat.

Rock temple in the area round Atocha for music fans and professionals.

Concert hall with daily live performances  of all styles of music close to Paseo de la Castellana.

Enjoy the best live music in this venue in the heart of Callao district.

Located in Lavapiés, this venue is equipped with the latest sound technology to showcase the most diverse musical styles.

This nightclub in the Usera neighbourhood is famous for its themed parties and concerts.

Legendary concert hall in the Moratalaz neighbourhood. Temporarily closed

Live music and the most up-to-date sessions in Chueca.

Venue for parties, events and concerts in the heart of Madrid.

A club featuring quality live music in a wide variety of styles.

Exclusive club that plays alternative music in the stylish neighbourhood of Malasaña.

Set in the heart of Madrid, this theatre has seen performances by leading figures in the world of show business.

Inaugurated as a cinema in 1930, it is currently the oldest active theatre on Gran Vía in Madrid.

The Teatro Nuevo Apolo holds large national and international musical shows.

Concerts, high quality sound, cocktails and gastronomy are merged in this two-storey audiophile club, located in the Conde Duque district.

This Irish pub offers one of the capital's most varied ranges of leisure attractions.

Rock concert venue, located in the Las Salesas neighborhood.

A favourite spot for Madrid's rock fans to end the night, it is one of the few venues where admission is free in the small hours.


Enormous disco and concert venue on the banks of the Manzanares river for getting out on the dance floor and dancing the night away.

A cult club and disco in the capital, open 365 days a year, located a few metres from the Puerta del Sol. TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR RENOVATION

Live music hall at the Azca area.

One of the most popular clubs among university students in Madrid to enjoy the latest music.

Nightclub with youthful atmosphere which also hosts concerts and shows.

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