The best jazz in Barcelona
The cultural and musical offer in Barcelona is huge, and if we talk about Jazz it’s even better. If you love Jazz and you are planning coming to Barcelona, don’t hesitate visiting some of the following venues to enjoy this music style as if you were in New Orleans.
This is our top Barcelona Jazz Club list:
Harlem Jazz Club. Harlem is a little venue in the heart of Gothic quarter that has become an institution when we talk about Jazz in Barcelona. It opens every day, and features always high quality musicians, local or foreigner. Their program also includes other music styles, and even a storytelling festival called Contes i Cuentos organized one a year.
Jazz Sí Club. Taller de Musics is a renowned music school in the Raval district, specializing in jazz and flamenco, and JazzSí is the club in next to the school born to give new young musicians a chance to play concerts and participate in professional jams. Rock, salsa and flamenco are also programmed in the evenings.
Jamboree Jazz Bar. This venue, open for over 50 years, its one of the most active venues for jazz in Barcelona. They offer two concerts each day, all year around. It’s known for the big jazz stars that have played in there but also for giving the opportunity to new generations of Jazz musicians.
JazzMan Bar. A little venue located in the Eixample district since 1979, that has become another classic. It combines jazz with sould and blues. There’s live music on Mondays and vinyl sessions every Thursday.
Café Vienés. Situated inside Hotel Casa Fuster, this classy café becomes a Jazz Club where world-class artists such as Woody Allen, Eddy Davis or New Orleans Rag Trio have played. In addition, you will be able to enjoy with a fine dinner while listening to the music. Don’t forget to book in advance.
AND BONUS! The best time to visit Barcelona if you love jazz:
Barcelona Jazz Festival. The best time to visit Barcelona if you are a jazz lover is from September to the end of the year, when the Jazz Festival is taking place. Since 1966, this Festival has brought the most popular jazz players of the world. There are not only concerts, but also conferences, talks and exhibitions.
So what about you? Head to the comments below and tells us: Will you explore the Barcelona jazz scene while in Barcelona?