Top Choice Live Music in Caracas

Discovery Bar

A down-to-earth, genuine alt-rock dive, catering to an alternative crowd who come for the alternative rock, reggae and cumbia music. One of the few surviving vaguely counter-cultural places in Caracas.
Live Music in Caracas

Moulin Rouge

Behind the flamboyant windmill facade is Caracas’ leading venue for live alternative rock, with two environments: the performance hall and an adjacent lounge for drum and bass, trance and techno sessions by resident…
Live Music in Caracas

El Maní es Así

One of the city's longest-running salsa spots, where everything revolves around the dance floor and the live salsa bands. Take a taxi.
Dance in Caracas

Auyama Café

The rumba never stops at this boisterous, open-air lounge with a broad front terrace and various brightly lit salons. It’s for a slightly more mature set, who may want to engage in more animated conversation than sw…
Blues in Caracas

Juan Sebastián Bar

A longtime bastion of jazz in Caracas, the refined club remains one of the most attractive environments anywhere for hearing jazz. If you wish, you can grab a seat right at the bandstand – there’s a counter to place…
Gay/Lesbian in Caracas

Bar La Fragata

Thumping beats and cheap booze guarantee a packed house most nights at this mostly male establishment.
Gay/Lesbian in Caracas

Cool Café & Pub

There’s usually some performance event going on at this relaxed lounge for a mixed crowd, though the transexual cabaret acts are the biggest draw.
Metal in Caracas

Little Rock Café

Wackily decorated with images of musical icons and related paraphernalia, the club hosts rock and metal bands on the weekend, along with a pool table, burgers and Tex-Mex food.
Live Music in Caracas

Maroma Roots

The Rasta bar. The upstairs lounge is where the real skanking goes on – a dim, smoky environment where a DJ works from the front section of an old bus, pumping out a righteous blend of dub, dancehall and more commer…
World Music in Caracas


Bodies are pressed together here on the small dance floor like a Mumbai passenger train at rush hour. Salsa, merengue and reggaetón fuel the sweat-soaked atmosphere, only relieved by a mild-by-comparison outdoor pat…