Palermo Loves Hollywood: Live Music Venues

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Buenos Aires is a city of artists and musicians, so catching quality live shows, both on a local and international level is pretty easy on any week without having to look to hard. Palermo Hollywood has a couple of very worthwhile venues that are dedicated to inciting tapping feet.

Club Niceto is a classic BA nightlife option that offers live music shows by local and international artists, and also cutting-edge theme based parties. More information on their program here . Niceto Vega 5510, Palermo.

Boris Club de Jazz combines auteur cuisine with art and live jazz music, by both national and international acts. Find their program here. Gorriti 5568, Palermo.

Makena Cantina Club is a lively bar where local funk, rock and reggae bands often go to play in a relaxed atmosphere. More information here. Fitz Roy 1519, Palermo.

No Avestruz is a cultural center that offers live music shows, theatre performances, dance, and film screenings. Check out their program here.Humboldt 1857, Palermo.

December in Buenos Aires 2012

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Summer is creeping up on us in Buenos Aires, and as Christmas and New Year approach, the hotel’s rooftop pool and the lovely garden (where we host our Thank Fierro its Friday happy hour) are proving to be welcome respites from the early heat, and perfect for anticipating the fun times ahead. December is after all a month to celebrate and toast to another wonderful year.

Those who will be spending Christmas in the city can find a breif description of what to expect here, and here to catch a glimpse of what the local New Year is all about.  We will also be posting specific information for this year’s festivities throughout the month.

Other great events  taking place throughout December are:

International Artisans Fair: From the 4th to the 9th of December artisans from around the world will gather at La Rural where they will display their masterful crafts just in time for Christmas shopping.

San Telmo Tango Festival: From the 2nd to the 8th of December tango music and dancing will be present at the charming neighborhood’s parks and theatres.

Abierto Argentino de Polo: The final tournament of the most important Polo event of the year will be taking place on the 8th of December. Tickets here.

Rock & Reggae Festival 2012: The first edition of this laid-back music festival will be taking place from the 7th to the 9th of December at the Estadio Malvinas Argentinas. Tickets here.

International Concerts

6th of December: Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver front man Scott Weiland will be staging a live show at Groove in Palermo. Tickets here.

8th of December: Norah Jones will be playing at the Estadio Luna Park. Tickets here.

13th  and 15th of December: The legendary Madonna will be putting on a live show at the Estadio River Plate. Tickets here.

31st of December: Electronic music fans will get the chance of greeting 2013 to the sounds of John Digweed who will be at Crobar in Palermo for a special New Years Party. Tickets here.