Suma Flamenca – Flamenco Festival Hits Madrid

For the third year running Suma Flamenca hits the streets of Madrid with a mixture of music, dance, cinema, poetry and exhibitions across not just Madrid Centre but the whole of the Madrid Community. Artists who are appearing include: Estrella Morente, Carmen Linares, Arcángel, Pitingo, Serranito, Miguel Poveda, Eva Yerbabuena and La Moneta. More information […]

New Year’s Eve in Madrid

I have been asked this question so many times now, that I thought I would display the answer on the site. I would also welcome suggestions by other people on the subject, which is: What can I do and where can I go on New Year’s Eve in Madrid? This is what I normally end […]

2007 Festival de Otoño

For the 24th year running the Festival de Otoño returns to Madrid. A combination of music, theatre, dance and circus from around the world will entertain visitors and Madrileños for the coming 5 weeks. The event runs from the 15th October to the 18th November and is held is venues across the city. The Theatre […]

December Suggestions from Metrópoli

Metrópoli has a really good guide to what you can do in Madrid this December – it is in Spanish, though. They have come up with 150 suggestions for what you can do in the coming weeks – eat, drink, be merry and much more. Interestingly, they have broken them down into 15 categories – […]

Christmas Programme for Madrid

If you’d like an "exhaustive" programme of activities on in Madrid this Christmas, download [pdf] the esMadrid magazine. Be aware this is quite a "beefy" 8MB pdf!!

Suite Española Presents Clave Flamenca at Teatro de Madrid

The Suite Española has been enchanting audiences across the world for the past 21 years, with their innovative flamenco style. Over  the next 17 days – from the  9th – 26th March, 2006 – they will be doing exactly the same in Madrid’s Teatro de Madrid. The Madrid audience will be the first to see […]

La Otra Mirada del Flamenco – Flamenco Festival

The flamenco festival La Otra Mirada del Flamenco will this year celebrate its tenth anniversary at the Teatro Pradillo. It has supported comtemporary flamenco artists and projects over the decade and says itself that some of the productions have been quite risky and have broken new ground. For the tenth anniversary they have put together […]

XXI Jazz Festival of Madrid

This week sees the start of the 21st Jazz Festival of Madrid. It kicks off on the 15th October and runs until the 20th November. Events will take place across a number of venues in Madrid, including Jazz bars and concert halls and brings to the capital more than 100 groups and musicians. Highlights include: […]

Corral de la Morería – Flamenco Shows

The Corral de la Morería is often billed as one of the best flamenco shows in the world – if the list of famous personalities who have visited it are anything to go by, they certainly are. George Bush, Ronald Reagan, Frank Sinatra, Liza Minelli, Tom Jones, Samuel Jackson, Hugh Grant and Mariah carey have […]

Veranos de la Villa – Madrid Summer Festival

For 2006 click here: Veranos de la Villa 2006 During the months of July and August, the streets, gardens, theatres and other public places of Madrid see a number of activities organised by the Madrid Council for Art and called Veranos de la Villa. The city plays host to dance, music, theatrical events and zarzuela […]

New Flamenco show from the Compañía Suite Española

On the 29th April a new Flamenco show will open in Madrid’s Teatro de Madrid and will run until the 16th May. It is being put on by Compañía Suite Española and is split into two parts, which will display classical dance and the various styles of Flamenco, with music and dance. Prices From 9 […]

Phantom of the Opera notches up 700 shows

The Phantom of the Opera last night notched up its 700th show in the Spanish capital, with profits going to children affected by 11th March Madrid bombings. The show has played to over 700,000 spectators over an 18-month period. The show will run until the 20th June. Address Gran Vía, 57 Show times Tuesday to […]

Jazz in Madrid – from Café Central to Clamores

Over the past 20 years there has been an upsurge in the amount of jazz bars in the capital and now you can fin dquite a few dotted around the city. Café Central, close to Madrid’s Plaza Santa Ana, is probably the best known Jazz club in Madrid. Popular in the day when you can […]

Paul Mc Cartney comes to Madrid

Tickets have just come out for Paul McCartney’s ’04 Summer Tour’. The concert takes place in the Estadio La Peineta on the 30th May and tickets can be bought from FNAC, Tipo, Crisol, Madrid Rock and by telephone 902 888 902. You can also try www.ticktackticket.com. I am not sure what the issues are regarding […]