The music scene in Buenos Aires is very much alive and there are many pubs and clubs, called “boliches”, where local and international rock, jazz, reggae, punk, techno, dance, hip-hop, electronica or Caribbean bands perform. Shows usually start at midnight and the clubs remain open until early in the morning. There are two newspaper sections that specifically list the week events and they are: In Página 12 newspaper, the section is called “No” and it comes out on Thursdays while Clarín newspaper has its own section called “Si” and it comes out on Fridays.

There is a circuit for each musical style to enjoy the best performers.
TANGO First, you may find tango in each neighborhood. The most traditional tango places are in San Telmo and Abasto.
FOLCLORE The Argentine folklore is an important part of the cultural activity and may be enjoyed in peñas where you will find musical shows, classes and dancing, typical food and drinks. Some peñas, in addition to offering a show, provide guests with a guitar to play and sing.
CLASSICAL MUSIC The classical music has its preferred site in the Colón theater. Its program is regularly updated in the theater’s web site. There are also cultural centers, churches and theaters that offer concerts by renowned orchestras.
ROCK In soccer stadiums, megashows of rock are usually staged. The city also has small places preferred by innovating music groups.
JAZZ Many bars and cafés present jazz shows. Those who love this music may make their circuit visiting the city’s bars and jazz festival.
ELECTRONIC MUSIC Buenos Aires also has raves of electronic music.

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Agenda 2006

Leopoldo Federico [Tango]
Centro Cultural Torquato Tasso
April 7th through 15th
Fri. and sat., 10 pm
Defensa 1575

Chaqueño Palavecino [Folklore]
Club Atlético Boca Juniors
April 8th – 06
The important folk musician from the province of Salta presents in Buenos Aires the music that established him as a great artist.
Brandsen 805

Bob Marley day
Luna Park
April 21th
Av. Corrientes 200

ND Teatro Ateneo
April 22th
Saturday, 11 pm
Paraguay 918

Mercedes Sosa
Teatro Gran Rex [Commercial circuit]
May 23th through 24th
Av. Corrientes 857

Ciclo de conciertos de música contemporánea
Teatro General San Martín
October 1st through November 30th
Corrientes 1530

Luna Park
October 1st through 30th
From $5
Av. Corrientes 200

Oscar Feldman. Los tangólicos
December 23th through 30th
Friday, 10 pm
Av. Callao 966