Are you a huge fan of live music? Then you moved to the right city! There are loads of places to watch live music in Madrid so, no matter what your music taste is, you can be sure there’ll be a gig for you. In this blog post, we will go through the best music venues in Madrid so make sure to take note!

Libertad 8

Live music in MadridLocated in the heart of Chueca, this bar started playing live music in 1976 and it still offers concerts every day. Here you’ll be able to listen to some of the most popular Spanish-speaking songwriters and also listen to new, up and coming talent. To check out the next concerts, visit their website:


Galileo Galilei

Very close to metro Canal, this venue offers not only live music but also comedy and magic shows, among others. Opened in 1985 in what it used to be a cinema, here you will be able to listen to worldwide songwriters and enjoy pop/rock concerts.

Joy Eslava

With an area of over 2,000 square metres, Joy Eslava is one of Madrid’s cult concert venues, as well a great place to go dancing and enjoy music sessions featuring House, Dance, Techno, Funky, Pop-Rock and other new trends.

Café la Palma

Do you want to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate while listening to live music? This is your place! Want to listen to the best underground/indie music of Madrid? This is your place! Want to dance while listening to international Dj’s? This is your place! As you can see, Café la Palma has a very diverse offering and a great atmosphere… and it’s right smack bang in the center of Madrid.

Live music venues in Madrid

Sala Clamores

This is one of the most iconic music venues of Madrid and it offers a wide variety of music styles. It is well known for its Jazz, but they also offer Blues, Funk and Indie concerts, as well as Jam sessions. Take a look at the upcoming concerts!

Costello Café & Nite Club

Next to metro Gran Via you will find Costello Club, a place for those who love mainly indie and rock music. In the ground floor, you will be able to enjoy both national and international well-known and emerging bands, though in the top floor you can also enjoy a cocktail in the evening while listening to Dj´s play down tempo, bossa, lounge, jazz, pop, and many others.


This late-night music venue hosts national and international rock and metal bands. They’re open every day of the week from 10pm and on the weekends they are open until 6 am in the morning! Enjoy the best sessions of power-pop, punk, alt-folk or no-wave music and attend great alternative live concerts!

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