Entertainment

Top Choice Theatre in Seville

Sevilla de Ópera

Seville has served as the fictional setting for countless operas, so it made sense when in 2012 a group of opera singers and enthusiasts decided to initiate the Sevilla de Ópera club. The setting in the Arenal marke…
Top Choice Flamenco in Seville

Casa de la Memoria

Neither a tablao (choreographed flamenco show) nor a private peña (club, usually of flamenco aficionados), this cultural centre offers what are, without doubt, the most intimate and authentic nightly flamenco shows …
Top Choice Flamenco in Cádiz

Peña Flamenca La Perla

Paint-peeled La Perla, set romantically next to the crashing Atlantic surf off Calle Concepción Arenal in the Barrio de Santa María, hosts flamenco at 10pm most Fridays, more often in spring and summer, for an audie…
Live Music in Granada

Eshavira

Just off Calle Azacayas, duck down the spooky alley, cross the small patio and battle with the hefty door to slip into one of the best jazz and flamenco haunts in the city, with local musicians coming down from Sacr…
Flamenco in Seville

Casa Anselma

True, the music is often more folkloric than flamenco, but Casa Anselma is the antithesis of a touristy flamenco tablao, with cheek-to-jowl crowds, zero amplification and spontaneous outbreaks of dexterous dancing. …
Flamenco in Granada

Jardines de Zoraya

A little larger than some of Andalucía's new flamenco cultural centres, and hosted in a restaurant that serves food and drink, the Jardines de Zoraya appears, on first impression, to be a touristy tablao (choreograp…
Flamenco in Seville

Tablao El Arenal

Of all the places in Seville that offer flamenco 'dinner shows', this is one of the best. With a seating capacity of 100 in an old-school tavern, it lacks the grit and – invariably – duende (flamenco spirit) of the …
Flamenco in Granada

Peña La Platería

Buried in the Albayzín warren, Peña La Platería claims to be the oldest flamenco aficionados’ club in Spain, founded in 1949. Unlike other more private clubs, it regularly opens it doors to nonmembers for performanc…
Flamenco in Seville

El Palacio Andaluz

The purists will, no doubt, tell you that these highly choreographed performances in a 400-seat theatre are for tourists, but go along anyway and decide for yourself. You may be surprised. The Palacio's performers a…
Flamenco in Granada

Casa del Arte Flamenco

A small new-ish flamenco venue that is neither tablao (choreographed flamenco show) nor peña (private club), but something in between. The performers are invariably top-notch, while the atmosphere depends largely on…