Argentina entertainment

Top Choice Stadium in La Boca

La Bombonera Stadium

Seeing Boca Juniors play at La Bombonera is one of the world's top spectator sports experiences, especially if the game happens to be the 'superclasico' derby match against River. Tickets are hard to come by – it's …
Top Choice Milonga in South of Palermo

La Catedral

This grungy warehouse space is very casual, with unusual art on the walls, thrift-store furniture, dim, atmospheric lighting and the occasional cat wandering among the tables. It’s very bohemian and there’s no impli…
Top Choice Live Music in Corrientes


This welcoming traditional-style bar a couple of blocks off the costanera is the place to go to get to know chamamé with live performances and a colorful energetic crowd. The tables are packed in but the aficionados…
Top Choice Tango in The Center

Centro Cultural Borges

This excellent cultural center has many quality offerings, including reasonably priced tango shows several times per week. Bien de Tango, on Friday and Saturday nights at 8pm, is especially good and comparable to ot…
Top Choice Live Music in South of Palermo

La Bomba de Tiempo

One of BA’s most unique events takes place every Monday when the long-running percussion group La Bomba de Tiempo plays at Ciudad Cultural Konex. You'll find it impossible not to dance to the rhythms when the drumme…
Top Choice Traditional Music in Santiago del Estero

El Patio del Indio Froilán

For more than 40 years, indigenous local hero Froilán González has been making drums from the trunks of the ceibo tree. They're used by some of the biggest names in Latin music. On Sundays, locals and visitors gathe…
Top Choice Theater in Tandil

Teatro Bajosuelo

Everything about this place is cool. From the name, to the location on the Plaza Independencia, to the original plays it stages nearly every weekend, to the charming beer hall set just upstairs. If you enjoy the the…
Top Choice Cinema in Mendoza

Cine Universidad

Art-house films and docs, primarily Argentinian and South American, and the occasional Hollywood film, usually retro classics, are screened at this cinema on the campus of the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo.
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.