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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 at one of the adjacent restaurants. On Sundays, Montevideo's l…
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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, plus music festivals, theater, ballet and opera.
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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. Temporarily moved to Calle Soriano in 2014, it's due to retur…
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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 yourself dancing to blues, Brazilian, cumbia, flamenco, reggae…
Dance in Montevideo

La Bodeguita del Sur

For live salsa, hit this place on weekend nights.
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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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La Trastienda

Hosts an eclectic mix of international music, from rock to reggae, jazz to folk, tango to electronica.
Jazz in Punta del Este

Medio y Medio

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

Tucked beneath a beautifully restored early-20th-century grocer, this intimate stone-walled cellar bar hosts regular rock, jazz, blues and other live shows. Upstairs, there's a high-ceilinged resto-bar with tiled fl…
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An old favorite in that happening bar precinct, Bartolomé Mitre. Has reasonably priced drinks, DJs and occasional live music.