Must-see entertainment in Uruguay

  • Fun Fun


    Since 1895 this intimate, informal venue has been serving its famous uvita (a sweet wine drink) while hosting tango and other live music on a tiny stage…

  • Teatro Solís


    The city’s top performing-arts venue is home to the Montevideo Philharmonic Orchestra and hosts formal concerts of classical, jazz, tango and other music,…

  • Sala Zitarrosa


    Montevideo’s best midsize auditorium venue for big-name music and dance performances, including tango, rock, flamenco, reggae and zarzuela (traditional…

  • Medio y Medio

    Punta del Este

    This jazz club and restaurant near the beach in Punta Ballena brings in top-name performers from Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil.

  • Mercado de la Abundancia


    On Saturday evenings from 10pm, locals throng the upper floor of this historic market to dance to live tango music. Join in, or watch from the sidelines…

  • Teatro de Verano


    Every January and February, murgas (Carnaval groups of 15 to 17 gaudily dressed performers, including three percussionists, who perform original pieces of…

  • Cinemateca Uruguaya


    For art-house flicks, this film club charges a modest membership (UR$470 per month, plus UR$230 one-time sign-up fee), allowing unlimited viewing at its…

  • Fanáticos Fútbol Tours


    This small company offers highly personalized fútbol-themed tours led by knowledgeable, multilingual aficionados; prices include tickets to a match of…

  • Estadio Centenario


    Fútbol, a Uruguayan passion, inspires large and regular crowds. Montevideo's main stadium, the Estadio Centenario, opened in 1930 for the first World Cup,…

  • El Pony Pisador


    This venerable Ciudad Vieja club stages live music nightly and opens early on weekdays for 'after-office' drinks. Depending on the evening, you may find…

  • El Tartamudo Café


    Performances at this place just east of Tres Cruces bus terminal run the gamut from rock to tango to candombe to jazz.

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