Alternative Rock in Valencia

While the moniker Alternative Rock is a very firm genre, for purposes of this article anything non-mainstream will enjoy this umbrella. Most live music venues in Spain cater to a variety of sounds, so this liberty will ensure the intrepid explorer finds what is sought after. Valencia, like the rest of the larger cities in [...]

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Live Flamenco in Barcelona

Flamenco is a combination of live music and dance with historical and cultural significance to the Spanish people. Originating in Andalusia, it’s spread over the whole of the country, and couples with jazz to form the two styles of music most prominent in the nightlife scene. When visiting this beautiful country, a flamenco experience is [...]

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Live music comes in more than one format; it’s not always about the next concert at the biggest club, it can be cultural, historical, and even comical. Spain enjoys some great diversity as it’s close to so many influences. No matter where you are in this lively country, chances are there’s a fantastic show happening [...]

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Razzmatazz in Barcelona

At C/ Almogavers, 122, Sant Martí, Barcelona 08018 stands club Razzmatazz, a behemoth of a venue that is very close to unapologetically ruling the night scene here. With a capacity of over 3000 people, it still sees ridiculously long queues of waiting club goers on its busiest nights. It should be warned that Spanish time [...]

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Live Music in Seville

Seville is the cultural heart of Andalusia, Flamenco’s birthplace. The city has strong Moorish architecture still in evidence and boasts a lusty, detailed history. Not a students’ city like Barcelona, Valencia, or Madrid, it still offers a large variety of live music venues to suit all tastes, and it continues to grow by the day. [...]

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Live Flamenco in Madrid

The word ‘Flamenco’ brings bright, definite images to mind, such as red, swirling, lively and graceful. Almost always associated with Spain, Flamenco is a music and dance, featuring women and men in gorgeous costume dress, heating up the floor with stylized spins and strong, willowy movements. There is no better place to experience this phenomenon [...]

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Live Jazz in Madrid

Jazz is a conversation between musicians, an exchange of ideas and emotions through music and can make for some incredibly interesting listening, leaving no two sets alike. While Madrid, Spain, may not be the first place to pop into mind at the mention of jazz, it stands to reason that the style is alive and [...]

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Live Jazz in Valencia

Given a passing thought, one may not equate jazz to Spain, but it’s an amazingly popular music choice there, and Valencia offers some of the best venues in which to hear it. If you are a jazz aficionado, and you find yourself wandering the streets of Valencia looking for something to while away the hours, [...]

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Live Rock in Barcelona

Rock music encompasses a huge diversity of sound, each tending to have its own sub-label for further discernment, and this volatile music style is alive and well today. If you happen to be in Barcelona, Spain, then checking into the live music scene is definitely going to get you rockin’ until the wee hours of [...]

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R&B in Costa Blanca, Alicante, Spain

Not Rhythm and Blues, but Rock & Blues, as it’s often called in Spain. Sometimes the two are separate and sometimes it’s a lively fusion. Either way, it’s a great time and offers a lot of variety. Alicante, Spain, is a great place to hear some in an atmospheric club or bar, where the night [...]

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