Where to see the best flamenco show in Madrid

Excellent, so you’ve decided to explore the world-class range of flamenco shows in Madrid and enjoy one – or perhaps more, as you’re likely to get flamenco-hooked! And now you’re wondering – where can I see the best flamenco show in Madrid?

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Flamenco Season Starts in Madrid!

I count myself lucky to be excited about September each year, and this is due mainly to… well yes, flamenco! My dance and rhythm classes resume, and the calendar fills up with fantastic flamenconess around Madrid. And here are the flamenco events that most excite me this year – and some of them are free!

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Flamenco nights: six bars in Madrid for a very flamenco evening out

Going to a tablao (flamenco venue) is a fantastic way to experience flamenco in Madrid, but not the only way. What about hitting a flamenco bar?

The experience may even prove more interactive — you may end up making friends and/or dancing flamenco yourself until it’s time to head for chocolate con churros! So, in an attempt to help you have a very flamenco night out, here are my favourite flamenco bars in Madrid — a mix of tapas bars, clubs and, well, strange holes in the wall. Get ready to have the flamenco time of your life. Continue reading “Flamenco nights: six bars in Madrid for a very flamenco evening out”

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Zambomba – or how to celebrate a flamenco Christmas

The earliest memory I have of a zambomba (or friction drum) is of my uncle Pedro playing it in a very a-musical fashion while the rest of the family sang one of the four Christmas carols that constituted our repertoire.

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