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Live Jazz in Malaga

There's great live jazz in Malaga. Find out where the best venues are and enjoy a musical holiday!

When you think of visiting Malaga, images of tapas, flamenco, sun and sand, might come to your mind. But, have you ever thought of what to do when the sun sets? Malaga is home to a very modest but very cool jazz festival. During the month of October, the streets fill with live jazz music. Bands play on many squares of the historical center, bringing the best tunes to the masses.

But what if you’re not coming in October? Not to worry, there’s still plenty of bars where you can listen to good live jazz… if you know where to look. It might not be as plentiful as New York’s West Village or Berlin’s eclectic bar scene, but there are many cool venues where you can listen to live jazz in Malaga.

Read below to know where the best jazz clubs in Malaga are.

Jazz on the Wall

Pasillo de Santa Isabel, 5

Offering live jazz every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. This bar is located at the Vincci Hotel. Cool glass floors let you look at the Roman ruins underneath the hotel. Casual setting, great drinks and free admittance make this the perfect place to start off your evening.

The Clarence Jazz Club

Calle Cañon, 5 www.clarencejazzclub.com

This club is located right behind the cathedral. With jam sessions every Thursday, Friday and Saturday ( varies depending on season) at 20:30 and special performances at 22:30 you can enjoy a full night of great jazz. Entrance

Birdland/ The Hall

Calle Heroe de Sostoa, 65 www.thehall.in

Located near the train station Maria Zambrano, this concert venue presents shows and artists from very different genres. With a special focus on Jazz and Blues. Check their website first to see the programming and times. Shows every Friday and Saturday, prices vary.

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