Top ChoiceCinema in Santa Cruz de la Palma

Teatro Chico

Once located on the site of an old house-hospital founded in 1514, this magnificent but very petite former theatre originally opened in 1866 and reopened in 2014 as a cinema. Ask staff if you can pop inside to...

Top ChoiceLive Music in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Auditorio de Tenerife

One of Santa Cruz' top photo ops, Tenerife’s leading entertainment option has dramatically designed curved-white concrete shells capped by a cresting, crashing wave of a roof. It covers and significantly enhances...

Top ChoiceLive Music in Corralejo

Rock Island Bar

For almost 30 years, Mandy and musician husband Gary have made this bar one of the most popular in town. There is acoustic music nightly, playing to an enthusiastic music-loving crowd.

Live Music in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Auditorio Alfredo Kraus

Designed by Catalan architect Óscar Tusquets, this spectacular auditorium is striking in its geometric modernity. Constructed partly of volcanic rock, with a huge window and panoramic ocean views, it's the...

Concert Venue in Puerto de la Cruz


This sumptuous historical mansion, about 1.5km southeast of the town centre, hosts classical-music concerts on Sunday evenings and traditional Canarian folklore concerts on Wednesdays. The interior, with its...

Live Music in Puerto de la Cruz

Blanco Bar

As well as live music, there are also comedy acts here, which may not tickle your funny bone unless you speak Spanish (check what's on via the website beforehand). It has a great atmosphere, with inexpensive...

Theatre in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Centro Cultural

Offers a variety of cultural events, such as Cine de Verano, a summer festival of open-air movies (in Spanish) that show nightly except on Wednesdays. An auditorium acts as a concert venue.

Theatre in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Teatro Pérez Galdós

Stages theatrical performances and music recitals. Guided tours (€5; 40 minutes) of the theatre are held from Monday to Friday at 10.15am, 11.15am and 12.15pm.

Cinema in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Multicines Monopol

A multiscreen cinema with a good selection of films, including both mainstream and art-house. The cinema also holds film festivals.

Live Music in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

La Pirámide

This vast auditorium (one of the largest in Europe) regularly stages world-class shows that typically combine flamenco, opera and dance. There is an option to combine the show with a buffet dinner (from €79),...

Football in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Unión Deportiva Las Palmas

Better known as UD Las Palmas, this is Gran Canaria’s premier football team. To see them in action, join the throngs heading for the 31,000-seat Estadio Gran Canaria. The stadium is located around 4.5km from...

Live Music in Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas & Costa Adeje

Sax Bar

If you like it loud, you like to rock and you are not averse to a mainly British clientele, then Sax may just well be your nightly boogy fix. Playing every night, the resident bands are up there with the best;...

Jazz in Playa Blanca

Blue Note

In a lovely spot at the southern end of Marina Rubicón, overlooking the yachts, this blue-and-white-decked jazz bar and international restaurant (tapas €4 to €10) hosts regular live concerts at around 8pm.

Live Performance in Teror

Auditorio de Teror

Its incongruous modern aesthetics aside, this auditorium has admirably provided historical Teror with a welcome cultural venue, staging live-music shows, theatre and other performances.

Theatre in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Teatro Guimerá

This fabulous art-deco theatre is a popular venue for highbrow entertainment, whether music or theatre. Sink a pre-dinner libation at the nearby Bar Teatro.

Casino in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Casino Las Palmas

If you feel like a flutter, don the glad rags, grab your passport and head for the casino in the northern part of the city, near Parque Santa Catalina.

Live Music in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

La Guarida del Blues

Live jazz, rock and, above all, blues concerts happen at 8pm on Thursday and Friday, 6.30pm on Saturday and 5.30pm on Sunday.