Known for its flamenco shows, this renowned venue has recently also branched out into the world of rock music, with headliners ranging from the local to the world-famous. They also have a new program called ‘On Stage,’ in which new emerging artists can perform and build their fan base.
Sala Caracol, Bernardino Obregón 18, Madrid, Spain, +34 915 27 35 94
This jazz club has been around for over thirty years and used to be the set for a TV show called ‘Jazz Entre Amigos,’ or ‘Jazz Between Friends’. Grab a glass of champagne or cava from the extensive sparkling wine menu and get ready to hear anything from jazz to samba to folk-inspired music. Stop by on a Friday or Saturday, when the live musicians stay late to participate in impromptu jam sessions.
Sala Clamores, Alburquerque 14, Madrid, Spain, +34 914 45 54 80
A staple on the Madrid music scene, Costello is the perfect venue for a great night out. Aside from the top-notch live acts, the good cocktails, and a lively crowd all make for a fun evening long after the music ends.
Costello Club, Caballero de Gracia 10, 28013 Madrid, Spain, +34 915 22 18 15
This cozy and welcoming venue is separated into three areas: the stage— which hosts Spanish performers mainly doing jazz with the occasional blues or rock band—, the bar, and a lounge area to chat and enjoy a drink. Uniquely, El Junco is open until 6 am, making it ideal for starting or ending the night.
El Junco, Plaza Santa Bárbara 10, Madrid, Spain, +34 913 19 20 81
Housed in a former cinema, this club offers a wide variety of musical genres, from singer-songwriters to salsa to jazz to flamenco and beyond, including comedy nights once in a blue moon, all amidst sumptuous and funky decor.
Galileo Galilei, Galileo 100, Madrid, Spain, +34 915 34 75 57