Entertainment

Live Music in Oaxaca City

La Nueva Babel

There's live music at 9pm or later almost every night at this tightly squeezed little bar – it could be son (folk), blues, trova (troubadour-type folk), jazz, cumbia... The atmosphere varies from buzzing to gravelik…
Dance in Oaxaca City

Casa de Cantera

A lively mini-Guelaguetza with live music is staged here nightly if at least 20 people reserve by the same afternoon. It's not very conveniently located, about 2km north of the center. Food and drinks are available …
Dance in Oaxaca City

Guelaguetza Show

If you’re not in Oaxaca for the Guelaguetza dance festival itself (July), it’s well worth attending one of the regular imitations. The Quinta Real's highly colorful three-hour event is the best of them.
Dance in Oaxaca City

Guelaguetza Show

This 1½-hour show goes ahead if at least 15 people reserve earlier in the day. It's usually with recorded music.
Concert Venue in Oaxaca City

Auditorio Guelaguetza

The July Guelaguetza celebrations take place in this semi-open-air auditorium on the Cerro del Fortín.