Palenque de los Congos Reales

Live Music in Trinidad

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A must for rumba fans, this open patio on Trinidad's music alley has an eclectic menu incorporating salsa, son (Cuban popular music) and trova (traditional poetic singing). The highlight, however, is the 10pm rumba drumming with soulful African rhythms and energetic fire-eating dancers.