Malaga Flamenco Tips Malaga Guide

Malaga Flamenco Tips

Live music fills many of the nighttime hangouts of Malaga, and flamenco, having originated in southern Spain, is a popular standard. Though you can often trust your ears to locate a good venue, especially northwest of the Roman Theatre, we’ve got a few tips to get you started.

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Insider Tips to Malaga Flamenco & Live Music Scene

Malaga Flamenco

Flamenco is a type of Spanish folk music and dance which originates in Andalusia, southern Spain. Flamenco is often associated with the Romani people in Spain (the Gitanos).  Since its first mention in literature in 1774, Flamenco has increased in popularity and On November 16, 2010 UNESCO declared flamenco one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

Vino Mio

This is one of is the best flamenco restaurants in the city. Not only can you enjoy music and dancing along with some of the most creative and tasty international dishes available in Malaga, but they also host art exhibitions that change monthly. A complete and total feast for the senses – miss this Malaga Flamenco and you’ll be sorry. You’ll find Vino Mio on Calle Álamos, 11.

Fortuna Club and Casino

Twenty minutes outside Malaga (best reached via taxi), the vibrant and colourful dancers at Fortuna Club and Casino enthusiastically tap their feet and clap to traditional flamenco music. The atmosphere is open and stylish and will have you sinking into your seat if you’re not up clapping and tapping along.

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Oh, and if you want something more (or if you’re feeling lucky), head to the ‘gambler’s groove’ and try a game of roulette before you leave. If you win, drinks are on you! Avenida del Sol, Benalmádena.

Did you know…..

Flamenco dancing has become popular throughout the world; in fact, in Japan, there are more Flamenco academies than there are in Spain!!


Northwest of Plaza de la Merced, Kelipe flamenco centre puts on truly authentic performances over the weekends starting at 21.30. The entry fee of €15 includes one drink and a tapa. It’s quite popular so during the busy season of summer you may want to reserve ahead. Kelipe also hosts thorough weekend lessons in guitar and dance. Ole! Calle Peña, 11. Tel.: 692 829 885.

ZZ Pub

A funky late night club where you can elbow yourself in on Mondays and Thursdays to indulge in a little hip gyrating to the regular live bands; this club is popular with students – and for good reason. Vibrant, cool, and hosting great performances that draw in locals and visitors of like-minded taste. Calle Tejón y Rodriguez, 6.

Malaga Flamenco Tips
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