Entertainment

Cultural Center in Santiago

Estación Mapocho

Rail services north once left from Estación Mapocho. Earthquake damage and the decay of the rail system led to its closure, but it's been reincarnated as a cultural center which hosts art exhibitions, major concerts…
Arts Center in Santiago

Centro Cultural Matucana 100

One of Santiago's hippest alternative arts venues, the huge red-brick Centro Cultural Matucana 100 gets its gritty industrial look from its previous incarnation as government warehouses. Renovated as part of Chile's…
Club in Santiago

Trianon Club

One of the coolest dance clubs on the Santiago scene at the moment, this unpretentious up-for-it newcomer mixes electronic beats and trance with a more eclectic groove to cater for the many students that come here. …
Jazz in Santiago

Club de Jazz

One of Latin America's most established jazz venues – Louis Armstrong and Herbie Hancock are just two of the greats to have played here – this vererable club hosts local and international jazz, blues and big band pe…
Live Music in Santiago

La Chimenea

One of the best places in Santiago for live music and events, La Chimenea gets packed to the rafters - and not just on weekends. Bands vary from local indie to traditional bolero. There's always a fun crowd here so …
Live Music in Santiago

Galpón Víctor Jara

Named in memory of 'disappeared' folk singer-songwriter and activist Víctor Jara (a Chilean revolutionary who was assumed to have been executed by the military government after publicly expressing his liberal views)…
Live Music in Santiago

Teatro Caupolicán

Latin American rockers who've played this stage include far-out Mexicans Café Tacuba, Argentinian electro-tango band Bajofondo and Oscar-winning Uruguayan Jorge Drexler; international acts like Garbage and Snow Patr…
in Santiago

Sofa

Yes, there are plenty of sunken couches to slump into. But that’s not all: at this effortlessly cool club you stand your drinks – chilled in an old bathtub – on retro cabinets and then groove to funk, soul, hip-hop,…
Live Music in Santiago

Bar Constitución

Bellavista's coolest nightspot hosts live bands and DJs nightly – the bar's eclectic (but infallible) tastes include electroclash, garage, nu-folk, house and more, so check the website to see if the night's program …
in Santiago

La Berenjena

Indie hits from the ’80s and ’90s usually please the youngish crowds on one of this club’s two floors. The DJ on the other could be spinning jungle and drum’n’bass or techno, usually encouraged by plenty of follower…