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El Junco Live Music

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Address: Plaza Santa Barbara 10, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 913 19 20 81
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Tue - Sun 23:00 - 06:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

El Junco Live Music is a concert hall mainly specialized in music of black...

El Junco Live Music is a concert hall mainly specialized in music of black root. Artists and DJs as part of its programming, are oriented in the styles and sounds of jazz, blues, funk, soul, reggae, disco, R & B, afrobeat, latin jazz, boogaloo, hip hop, brazilian rhythms, etc. . Also within our programming there are very important to the Flamenco place every week. Tuesday through Thursday we have different Jam Sessions. Heartbeat Afrojazzfunk Jam Session, "Rootful Monk" (Blues-Funk Jam Session)," Black Jam "(Funk Soul Reggae Jam Session) On Fridays and Saturdays we place concerts of the best bands and artists from the city and the country. To complete our proposal we Thursdays through Saturdays from an exquisite team of resident DJs that will delight those attending our sessions Clubbing that stretch until 6 in the morning.

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Great music!

I went with some friends for a couple of drinks, it's a nice place with great live music and a chill environment. Some couches off to the side made it a really cool place to hang... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I went with some friends for a couple of drinks, it's a nice place with great live music and a chill environment. Some couches off to the side made it a really cool place to hang out, and the price of the drinks is not bad at all compared to other places around the city. Will definitely be back!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Saw a local band here and they were great... very welcoming to their audience drinks were well priced and DJ was nice. Reminded us of some bars in the states. Did Alanis, John Mayer, and Bruno Mars covers :)

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

the place is one of my favorite in madrid. there is a jam session on wednesday and live bands playing. the music in general is good and the vibe is great. recommended

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Santiago, chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We went there and we found the funky-jazz night. The show was great!! Also, they ask if someone of the audience sings or play a guitar or saxophone!! They make you feel like home. The experience was great!

Thank evawimmer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This small jazz bar is one of my favorite places. If you love jazz this will be a unique experience. Very small cozy place, nothing fancy, full of magic. Artists are even part of the audience. The guy or girl next to you as an spectator can surprisingly go up to the stage and sing, or play an instrument. Just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We passed by randomly late on a Saturday evening and popped in (1130 pm). €9 entry and this included a free drink. The venue is small, intimate and has a low key dirty feel to it (in a good way). The band we saw were superb and the drinks seemed reasonably priced for town. If you're into jazz / love... More 

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Carlsbad, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My friends and I went to El Junco to listen to some love music and enjoy Madrid on a Friday. We arrived around 11:40 and the place was practically empty (silly us!). The music didn't start until after 12:00 when the band arrived. More people also arrived. It's a small venue, but it has heart!! The cocktails are pretty expensive... More 

Thank Robonski
The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

I stayed at a hostel near El Junco and went to have a drink with a colleague between 1 and 4am. We were a bit surprised with the entrance "fee" (which includes a free drink of the same price which you pay in advance: 6 euro for a beer, 9 for a mixed drink). There's a good vibe inside, staff... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Good buzz. €6 to get in which gives you a free beer. I don't drink beer so had a Rioja instead. Small place and so everyone is a bit jammed in but the vibe inside was good. Went on a Thursday night. Music was pretty good although a bit distorted at times

1 Thank Sonya M
Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

El Junco is my favourite place to go out in Madrid. I have always preferred smaller venues with a diverse music scene, and this place ticks all the boxes! The music is soo good, it's a mix of funk, soul, jazz, and sometimes it gives me a bit of a salsa vibe. I have only made it down there on... More 

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