Top Choice Football in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Valencia Club de Fútbol

The city's principal team, and a major player in Spanish football, with famously demanding fans. A move to a new ground in the city's northwest has been stalled for several years, so for now they are still at Mestal…
Top Choice Theatre in Russafa

Microteatre València

Plays in under 15 minutes, for less than 15 people, in less than 15 sq metres. That's the recipe at this innovative Russafa icon. Plays are on constant rotation in four rooms, so roll up, buy a ticket, and have a dr…
Dance in North Ciutat Vella

Espacio Inestable

This edgy space presents innovative movement and dance of sometimes spectacular quality. It's a notable reference point of Valencia's alternative cultural scene. Check their website for upcoming shows, which normall…
Live Music in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Black Note

Valencia’s most active venue for jazz, boogaloo, funk and soul, Black Note has live music around midnight most nights and good canned sounds. It's a well-established, reliable place; admission, including first drink…
Live Music in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Wah Wah

For many, Wah Wah remains Valencia’s hottest venue for live music, especially for underground and international indie, though classic Spanish garage and rock also get a good airing. Check the website; tickets are so…
Theatre in Western Valencia

Teatro la Estrella

This puppet theatre puts on weekend shows aimed at families. It's a rather enchanting spot, and you can see some of the puppets displayed beforehand. Some shows are more suited to non-Spanish-speaking kids than othe…
Live Music in Western Valencia

Loco Club

This popular, long-established venue puts on groups and solo acts, usually between Thursday and Saturday. Entry, depending upon the band of the day, is €5 to €20. Some of the gigs are free for under-25s.
Flamenco in Western Valencia

Café del Duende

This intimate spot has decent-quality, reasonably authentic flamenco performances four nights a week. It's quite small, so it's worth queuing up before the show starts to avoid disappointment.
Live Music in Northern & Eastern Valencia

Sala Matisse

This atmospheric bar and venue generally has live gigs at least weekly, mostly light Spanish rock, but also bringing in some touring international acts.
Live Music in Northern & Eastern Valencia

16 Toneladas

This spacious rock venue down the side of the bus station has regular live acts and also functions as a nightclub.