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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.
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Barba Azul

Welcome to the inferno. Red lighting and colorful artwork of dancers engulfed in flames set the mood at this cabaret-style nightclub, where you still see some ficheras (women who dance with men) at work (M$20). Sinc…
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Parker & Lenox

Named after legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker and famed Harlem jazz club Lenox Lounge, Parker & Lenox is part American-style diner (specializing in hamburgers, M$140 to M$180) and part backroom concert venue …
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Zinco Jazz Club

A vital component in the rebirth of the centro, Zinco is a subterranean supper club featuring local jazz and funk outfits as well as touring artists. The intimate basement room fills up fast when big-name acts take …
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El Under

At this underground favorite, black-clad youths dance to the likes of Morrissey and Bauhaus on the old house’s lower level, while upstairs local bands grind out everything from garage punk and rockabilly to death me…
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Cafebrería El Péndulo

Leading Mexican artists of varying musical genres play at this cafe-bookstore's rooftop venue. The adjoining open-air bar provides a nice atmosphere for hanging out after the show.
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El Breve Espacio Mezcalería

Folk singers in the Silvio Rodríguez mold take the stage at this temple of trova (troubadour-type folk music) in Lindavista.