This week and beyond
Fans of the Uruguayan artist get to see him in a very different format to that of his previous tour this time around. 'Silente', which is the name of his latest show, gives Jorge Drexler room to reinterpret his biggest hits with only the company of his voice and one guitar. It's always such a treat to hear him unplugged.
Madrid es Negro
Madrid's festival of black music par excellence celebrates its ninth edition this year in top form. As with every year, the goal is still to promote the emerging music scene in Madrid with Afro-American roots and show off quality acts with concerts, DJ sessions, radio programmes, parties, activities for kids and much more.
The Tallest Man On Earth
Swedish artist Kristian Matsson (aka The Tallest Man on Earth) has won the hearts of thousands of fans with his natural manner as his main weapon and a catalogue of highly emotional and melodic songs with echos of Bob Dylan. He's back in Madrid with his inseparable guitar to dazzle fans with both familiar songs and new stuff he's released with his 2018 album, 'When the Bird Sees the Solid Ground'.
British band Bastille haven't even been together ten years and they've already rubbed shoulders with the biggest names in huge festivals around the world. Now they're headliners at their own concert and presenting their third LP, 'Doom Days', which at the time of this writing is set for release in the first part of 2019.
Flamenco Show at Corral de la Morería in Madrid
Feel the feverish heat of Spain’s traditional dance with a flamenco show at one of the country’s most prestigious ‘tablaos’ (flamenco venues). Choose the show time that best suits your schedule, then make your own way into the heart of Madrid Old Town to enjoy a night of passionate flamenco.
Flamenco Lesson and Show at Tablao with Drink or Dinner
Feel the heat of Spain’s traditional dance with a 3-hour flamenco lesson and show at one of Madrid’s top ‘tablaos’ (flamenco venues). Leave your inhibitions at the door and get ready to stamp and clap along as you are taught how to flamenco by some of the city’s top dancers during a 1-hour class.
Arabian Baths Experience at Madrid's Hammam Al Ándalus
Seek serenity at Madrid’s Arabian baths, Hamman Al Ándalus, and spend 1.5 hours relaxing body, soul and mind! The zen-like oasis with candle-lit walkways boasts three thermal plunge pools and a steam room – all decorated in resplendent Arabian décor.
Ocho y Medio
Ocho y Medio is the perfect stop on your hedonistic tour of the town if you're looking for an alcohol-fuelled mass of party energy. DJ Smart makes it all sound very '80s and '90s, thrashing out an eclectic mix of indie, electro-clash, electro-pop, new wave and New York rock. It takes a master to meld Blur and Depeche Mode. On arriving here you’ll be met by a sea of flannel shirts and horn-rimmed glasses since this is Madrid’s hipster haven. You’ll also find interesting concerts by local and international bands like La Habitación Roja.
This club in La Latina that has everything that nocturnal fun seekers need. Commercial music to dance to and the occasional live performance make for a mix that attracts scores of young people every weekend. Miniskirts, tight dresses and polo shirts move around the dancefloor here, changing colour along with the LED lights. The clientele, which is around 20 years old, obviously spends some time at the gym and applying make-up in front of the mirror. On Thursdays, there’s a ‘kisses’ session and an open bar with the ‘Kiss Kiss Bang, Bang’ session, while Sundays are given over to hotter beats like urban, latin and reggaeton.