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Café Berlin


In 2003 the Berlin was another venue to fall foul of enforced closure by the council but has since bounced back impressively, with its own jazz school....

C/Jacometrezo 4

El Sol

Clubs, Music

A steady flow of top live acts passes through El Sol, another remnant of the Movida. The décor is not up to much, but the vibe and the programme make up for...

C/Jardines 3

Garibaldi Café

Comedy, Music, Theatre

A roomy venue with a good sound system and a varied programme. Its staple fare is new bands doing the rounds on the local scene, but in addition there are...

C/San Felipe Neri 4

Gruta 77


A mix of local unsigned groups and touring bands from the States, Australia and Japan pass through this 300-seater sala. Punk, rock, ska and mestizaje...

C/Nicolás Morales s/n

Honky Tonk


Honky Tonk programmes local country, blues and rock acts nightly, and its own Gary Moore/Rolling Stones-influenced band performs regularly. Ignore the...

C/Covarrubias 24

La Buena Dicha


A medium-sized venue with a large stage and lots of smoke and light tricksiness, La Buena Dicha programmes little-known local pop and rock outfits, usually...

C/Santa Hortensia 14

La Riviera

Critics' choice

This club on the banks of the Manzanares is a major player on the Madrid music scene and is ranked by many as the city's best medium-sized venue. It's...

Paseo Bajo de la Virgen del Puerto s/n

La Sala


The neon and neo-classical columns in the entrance, the torch-lighting inside - it's all a bit strip joint, but don't let that, or the suburban location,...

Avda Nuestra Señora de Fátima 42



An old favourite, the larger than life Oba-Oba has been serving up ice-cold Caipirinhas and fabulous samba for over 25 years to its good-time clientele....

C/Jacometrezo 4

Segundo Jazz


Founded many years ago by the owner of the legendary Whisky Jazz Club, this is Madrid's longest standing jazz joint. Nowadays, as well as jazz, the...

C/Comandante Zorita 8