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Top Choice Live Music in Corrientes

Cantalicio

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 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 Konex. You'll find it impossible not to dance to the rhythms when the drummers get into thei…
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…
Traditional Music in Salta

La Vieja Estación

The best-established of the Balcarce peñas (folk music clubs), this place is a professional operation featuring an atmospheric dining room with twinkling rattan lanterns and some terrific photography on the walls, a…
Jazz in Palermo

Thelonious Bar

Upstairs in an old mansion lies this dimly lit jazz bar, with high brick ceilings and a good sound system. Come early to snag a seat (or reserve one ahead of time) and choose something from the typically Argentine f…
Live Music in Palermo

Los Cardones

Come to this friendly, low-key peña (folk club) for mellow guitar shows, audience-participatory jam sessions (and possible dancing), hearty regional cuisine from northern Argentina and free-flowing red wine. A great…
Live Music in Salta

La Casona del Molino

This former mansion, about 20 blocks west of Plaza 9 de Julio, is a Salta classic. Several spacious rooms feature performers who work around the tables rather than on a stage, as well as spontaneous jams and lots of…
Jazz in Recoleta & Barrio Norte

Notorious

This stylish, intimate joint is one of Buenos Aires’ premier jazz venues, with a restaurant-cafe (overlooking a verdant garden) hosting live shows nearly every night at 9pm. Check the website for schedules; most per…
Live Music in Tucumán

La Casa de Yamil

An untouristy parrilla, locally popular for its Friday and Saturday night live folklórico (folk music); there's also a Sunday lunchtime session. The food works too, and there are plenty of traditional northwestern d…
Live Music in Rosario

Distrito Siete

This warehouse-like industrial space is run by the Giros local social movement and sees plenty of live acts as well as classes, activities, a cheap daily meal, and a bar where you can stop for a coffee or beer and s…