Entertainment

Tango in San Telmo

Maldita Milonga

Maldita Milonga, held on Wednesday at Buenos Ayres Club, is a well-run and popular event, and one of the best places to see tango being danced by real couples. The highlight of the night is when the dynamic orchestr…
Tango in San Telmo

Tango Queer

On Tuesday night at Buenos Ayres Club, anyone can dance with anyone, leading or following as they choose, at this excellent gay tango class and milonga.
Tango in San Telmo

La Ventana

This long-running basement venue is located in an old converted building with rustic brick walls in San Telmo. The tango show includes a folkloric segment with Andean musicians and a display of boleadores (gaucho hu…
Tango in San Telmo

El Viejo Almacén

One of BA's longest-running shows (since 1969), this venue is a charming old building from the 1800s. Dinner is served at a multistory restaurant in the main building, then everyone heads across the street to the sm…
Live Music in San Telmo

Centro Cultural Torquato Tasso

One of BA’s best-loved live-music venues, with top-name tango music performances – keep an eye out for Rodolfo Mederos and La Chicana. Attracts bands that mix genres, such as fusing tango or folklórico with rock.
Tango in San Telmo

Todo Mundo

A pair of tango dancers entertain diners continuously from 12:30pm to 8pm during the day, working on tips, at this casual restaurant on Plaza Dorrego. Basic and mediocre-quality fare includes empanadas, pasta and pa…
Classical Music in San Telmo

La Scala de San Telmo

This small San Telmo venue, located in a refurbished colonial building, puts on classical and contemporary concerts that highlight piano, tango, musical comedies and other musical-related shows and workshops. Afford…
Live Music in San Telmo

La Trastienda

This large, atmospheric theater in San Telmo welcomes over 700, features a well-stocked bar, and showcases national and international live-music acts almost nightly. Check the website for the latest line-up.