Touring the corners of Andalusia is always a good excuse to break the routine. In every corner of its towns and cities the visitor is seduced by gastronomy, history and landscapes. And if to this cocktail for the senses we add some good notes of live music the combination is perfect and difficult to forget.
If you have a group and have sometimes thought about touring Andalusia with your music maybe a good time to plan the year. We intend to help you in your production work. Before you get into the van with your musicians and start traveling through miles of secondary roads we will help you become a good road manager and avoid the painful fines if you think of playing in the street.
At the beginning, you will have to dedicate time to design your route to successfully pilot this experience and return at the end of the trip with a good taste. To break the ice, a great way to introduce yourself and facilitate the hiring can be to send the room a sample of your work with an updated repertoire.
Spend time designing your route to pilot this experience successfully
Then you have to choose your destination. In this post, we will propose locations in the main Andalusian capitals to play live. It’s a way to start. Surely there will be more, especially in summer, when many beach establishments offer concerts taking advantage of the good weather. And do not forget that there are also festivals of music of smaller capacity that invite bands to take the stage organizing competitions for this purpose.
We start our tour in Malaga, where it is a safe bet ZZ Pub a classic in the Malaga night with more than 20 years of weekly concerts by local groups and also international artists. In Calle Comedias is located the Sala Velvet that offers concerts for 10 years in a venue with capacity for 180 people and a spectacular design. To enjoy good jazz in the capital of the Costa del Sol we propose Clarence Jazz Club in Cañon Street next to the cathedral. Leaving the center area we find Cochera Cabaret, a multidisciplinary space for all kinds of artistic proposals, Carnal Grill Club in the area of Pedregalejo with events on Saturday afternoon and the always recommended Balneario to enjoy spectacular sunsets with good music background.
A great way to introduce yourself can be to send the room a sample of your work
The province of Malaga has a large squad of premises. This is the case of The Pink Elephant on Decano Juan de Espino Street in Torremolinos near the hotel Pez Espada and Bar Amsterdam in the area of La Nogalera. Beach bars like Moliere Playa or La Playa Summer Club also in Torremolinos or Sonora Beach in Estepona with their sounding Sundays are spectacular places to play with your band in summer. In this last locality we propose the Louie Louie Rock Bar in Luis Braille Avenue next to the Marina with performances by national and international bands since 2006. In Fuengirola since 1995 El Piso offers weekly live music of all kinds of musical genres. There are also well known La Botica, Lolas Bar and the Irish pub Pogs. We do not overlook the offer of other municipalities in Malaga since in Antequera you have El Cortijo Lounge, Mulse in the Rincon de la Victoria and La Cúpula Lounge to enjoy concerts on Friday and Saturday nights in summer with breathtaking views of the coast from Its unique viewpoint in Benalmadena Pueblo.
In Seville we started the concert route in Fanatic with a spectacular room and terrace in summer on the banks of the Guadalquivir. Sala Hollander has rehearsal rooms and recording studio on Uranio Street. In the Alameda de Hércules we visit the mythical Fun Club and in Rodio street Jazz Corner offers concerts of jazz, blues, non-solo-jazz and jam sessions. In avenue Torneo the sala Malandar offers different styles for the night life in the Andalusian capital. For rock lovers we find the Long Rock Room on Blanco White Street. At Miraflores Avenue, look for the Café Tarifa Lounge Bar. And we end our tour of the Andalusian capital on Calle Fresa at the local Caja Negra, stopping earlier on Calle Evangelista to enjoy the live in La tregua.
Going along the seafront of Cadiz you will find La posada de Babylonia and on Fernández Ladreda Avenue El Pelícano Musicafé with weekly programming. Very close to the historical center is the sala Supersonic since 2009. And on the street Silencio the Pay Pay theater cafe. In the province we propose Milwaukee room in Puerto de Santa Maria, La Comedia in Jerez and Soviet in La Linea, an underground garage where you can listen to rock music, garage and psychedelia, eat sushi or dance to electro music. At Zahora beach, a splendid place to get lost and turn off your mobile, you can enjoy live music in La Palapa at sunset to bid farewell to the day.
On the Avenida de la Libertad in Cordoba is the Hangar Córdoba hall which, with a large terrace, bets on current national formations of the indie-rock scene and emerging groups. For music lovers today and always Long Rock Café on the street Teniente Braulio Laportilla. With exceptional views of the Mosque-Cathedral, on Menéndez Pidal Avenue, next to Cruz Conde Park, Ambigú Axerquia is located. Automático Bar is a cozy pub in Alfaro street and AC Recycle has been working for music as a cultural association for more than 10 years providing a space in which to perform concerts and rehearsals in Poland street. Enjoy live music and unforgettable views of the Guadalquivir from Sojo Ribera and if you are looking for jam sessions we recommend Jazzcafe Córdoba in Rodríguez Marín street, very close to the center.
The offer of live music in Jaén began at the Rock States Pub in Avenida Eduardo García Maroto. We continue in La Marimorena and El Trovador in Teodoro Calvache street, Señora Ciempiés in Calle Cerón, to end the night in Taberna Pepón in Calle Doctor Eduardo Arroyo.
In Almeria we find Pub La Cueva opened since 1996 becoming one of the most solera of the city in calle Canónigo Molina Alonso, 23. Mad Chester Club is an independent music venue in Parque Nicolás Salmerón opened since 2011. In the avenue Montserrat Locates the Club Jala Jala and in Calle San Leonardo Cervecería Internacional El Zaguán, an excellent place for groups to get to know each other. Premium Club Gran Café in Marqués de Comillas is a nightclub and nightclub that also offers group performances. In the area of San José we propose the Chaman Complejo sobre el Mar more than 35 years of history being a reference in the Almerian culture in the heart of the Cabo de Gata Natural Park.
There are many music festivals that organize bands contests
We start the route in Granada in the incomparable setting of the bullring where the Magic Granada Cafe-Bar is located with live jazz on Wednesdays. La Sala is a space dedicated to rock for emerging or well-known groups in Elena Martín Vivaldi street. A classic of Granada night is Planta Baja in Horno de Abad street. And the Taller de Arte Vimaambi is an association of artists for the development and promotion of contemporary art on the Cuesta de San Gregorio in the majestic Albaicín neighborhood. The Lemon Rock Bar & Hostel in Montalbán street in a special place inside a seventeenth century manor house with weekly musical programming many activities and acoustic. And for garage music, rock, pop, soul punk and psychedelic visit Ruido Rosa in Sol street.
We leave for the end the Atlantic airs of Huelva where Martín Alonso Pinzón Avenue is located Gran Vía Theatre. In Ciudad de Aracena a good option is Café Grial and in La Fuente street, in the surroundings of the Plaza de la Soledad and San Pedro, since 1992. Trastero Bar is open for lovers of all musical styles, mainly the 80’s, 90 and rock. In the Plaza de las Monjas is the elegant Touché and Onix Pub also offers live music on Pablo Rada Avenue. We continue in Mombasa in Ginés Martín and in Sala Lone in Guadalcanal street next to the bullring. Mandala Huelva Mirador Lounge Club with breathtaking views of the city on Manuel Siurot Avenue, Real Lion on Avenida Martín Alonso Pinzón and The Molly Live Bar on Calle San Sebastián close our small contribution to your favorites list.