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Top Choice Live Music in Playa del Carmen

Fusion

This beachside bar and grill stages live music, such as belly dancing or even fire-dancing shows. The schedule varies, but it's always later in the evening (around 11pm) and always fun. Earlier, it's just a pretty s…
Top Choice Live Music in Puebla

Celia's Cafe

Live music adds old-world romance to the poblano decor at this sprawling bar-restaurant. Dine to musicians playing trova (troubadour-type folk music; 8pm to 10pm Thursday), piano (8pm to 10pm Friday and breakfast an…
Top Choice Jazz in Puerto Vallarta

El Patio de Mi Casa

Escape from the raucous nightclubs and take in a refreshingly calm jazz and blues scene at this open-air patio decked out with vintage furnishings. The bar pours raicilla (a mezcal-like agave drink) and you can orde…
Top Choice Live Music in Zihuatanejo

Loot

Hipster central Loot does a little bit of everything, including brunch in its downstairs cafe, art exhibits upstairs, and dinner and drinks on its open-air rooftop bar at night. It also happens to host some of the b…
Top Choice Live Music in San Cristóbal de las Casas

Cafe Bar Revolución

There’s always something fun at Revolución, with two live bands nightly (at 9pm and 11pm) and an eclectic line up of salsa, rock, blues, jazz and reggae. Dance downstairs or order a mojito or caipirinha and chat in …
Top Choice Live Music in Mexico City

Centro Cultural de España

Cool young things pack the terrace of this place each weekend for its excellent DJ and live-music sessions. Located directly behind the cathedral, the rebuilt colonial-era structure is usually quaking by midnight.
Live Music in Isla Cozumel

Woody’s Bar & Grill

Though the cocktails here barely pass muster, there are some pretty decent live acts – not only covers, but some nice original stuff too. The beers are icy and this is a fun spot to people watch, chat with new frien…
Live Music in Monterrey

Café Iguana

The epicenter of alternative Monterrey, where the pierced, multi-tattooed, punk-loving tribe gathers en masse, both inside and on the street out front. Cover charge only for live bands.
Live Music in Laguna Bacalar

Galeón Pirata Espacio Cultural

This indie cultural center stages live music, art exhibits, movie screenings and plays. It doubles as a restaurant-bar. Hours can be erratic, but when it's happening, it's a fun time.
Live Music in Morelia

Casa de la Cultura

With the Conservatorio de las Rosas, this is a pillar of Morelia’s cultural life. Housed in an old Carmelite monastery dating from the 17th century, it’s a blissful place to hang out and soak up the musical spirit o…