The Best Spots to Listen to Live Music in Panama City

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Photo of Martina Gili
26 September 2017

With a strong influence of jazz and Latin American sounds, the Panamanian music scene is bursting with local talent and the best way to experience it is live. Discover the best spots to listen to live music in Panama City with this list of hidden gems brought to you by Culture Trip.

Danilo's Jazz Club

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Danilo's Jazz Club, Panama
Danilo's Jazz Club, Panama
Danilo’s Jazz Bar is an unavoidable stop if you are a music fanatic visiting Panama City. Named after Panama’s biggest jazz star, Danilo “Cholo” Perez, the bar and music venue is located inside the American Trade Hotel, in the historic district of Casco Viejo. With a rotation of national and international artists, the small club is one of the best spots in town to listen to live music.

Hangar 18

Hangar 18 is the ultimate rock bar with four different areas. The first is a lounge playing classic rock evergreens. Then comes the sports area with heavier rock sounds, a pool table, pingpong and table football. There is also a large concert room with a big screen and special lighting for live gigs, as well as a terrace with wi-fi and frequent promotions on national beers and spirits.

Urb. Industrial Los Angeles, Principal, Calle 65 Oeste, Panama City, Panama +507 6632-8102

Lynchburg Gastropub

Located in the area of San Francisco, Lynchburg is the neighborhood bar where you go to have fun, meet friends, have a beer and listen to some good music. Providing a great drinking and eating experience, Lynchburg is also a live concert venue where artists and cover bands with a strong focus on rock and indie regularly perform.

Av 4 C Sur, Panama City, Panama +507 398-7737