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Top Choice Live Music in Cuzco

Ukuku’s

The most consistently popular nightspot in town, Ukuku’s plays a winning combination of crowd pleasers – Latin and Western rock, reggae and reggaetón (a blend of Puerto Rican bomba, dancehall and hip-hop), salsa, hi…
Top Choice Traditional Music in Huancayo

La Cabaña

Contemplate this. A man collects wondrous and miraculous things from old fruit machines to antiquated aguardiente-making equipment throughout his life and then arranges them around a lively, cozy bar that makes deli…
in Lima

El Circuito Mágico del Agua

This indulgent series of illuminated fountains is so over-the-top it can’t help but induce stupefaction among even the most hardened traveling cynic. A dozen different fountains – all splendiferously illuminated – a…
in Cuzco

Caos

At last – a nightclub just as Miami Vice tells us a nightclub should be. Make your entrance by sashaying down a neon-illuminated transparent Perspex stairway whose innards are home to some unfortunate, sensorily ove…
in Puno

Dóminos Megadisco

If you want to see how the locals get down, this is the place for you. Multi-leveled mayhem, a karaoke lounge, a dance floor that explodes to salsa, reggaetón (a blend of Puerto Rican bomba, dancehall and hip-hop) a…
Club in Chiclayo

Premium Boulevard

This massive club packs in nearly 1500 revelers at capacity, spread between a small karaoke room, a large disco and an absolutely massive concert hall that caters to national and international acts. There’s a boiste…
Live Music in Cuzco

Kamikase

Kamikase is an old, intimate bar that doesn’t offer free drinks, but does have a disarmingly large variety of music that can switch from seductive salsa to live música folklórica (folkloric music) in an instant. Hap…
Club in Cuzco

Inka Team

Though it may change names, this place usually has the most up-to-the-minute electronic music collection, with trance, house and hip-hop mixed in with mainstream. There are chill-out sofas upstairs but this isn’t th…
in Puerto Maldonado

La Choza del Candamo

Outside of town, this relaxed peña (bar/club featuring live folkloric music) has a restaurant where you can sample food from all three regions of Peru – coast, mountain and jungle – and listen to the latest live mus…
in Piura

Queens

If you really need to shake your rump, head down to Queens, which is not in New York, but just east of town. On rowdy weekend nights the place is filled with gringos and well-heeled Peruvians shakin’ their money-mak…