Malaga concert halls: The best places to listen to live music
Malaga’s concert halls host Spanish and foreign artists every weekend. If you like listening to live music, get to know Malaga’s best concert halls.
Malaga is one of the Andalusian cities which holds the most concerts and festivals each year. Music is always present in every corner of the city, both in the open air as well as in bars, establishments and auditoriums. Malaga is the venue for a great variety of music styles, ranging from rock, indie, flamenco, electronic and even jazz concerts, which is why there is always a concert to cater for any kind of musical taste.
If you love listening to live music, get to know Malaga’s best concert halls.
List of Malaga’s main concert halls
Located in Malaga’s Polígono la Estrella industrial estate, Sala Trinchera has been offering concerts by the best artists for six years, such as: Iván Ferreiro, Los Suaves, La Pegatina or Miguel Campello.
It was formerly called Sala Vivera, one of Malaga’s first concert halls which managed to host Jarabe de Palo, Love of Lesbian, Violadores del Verso, Zombie Kids and many others. Though its name and management team may have changed, it clings on to its essence, it being one of Malaga’s most avantgarde concert spaces.
They call themselves the city’s “sound refuge” thanks to the top-quality programme they offer and the long-standing experience of the staff and the space itself. It is unquestionably one of Malaga’s most acclaimed cultural leisure options.
Location: Calle Parauta, 25 (Polígono La Estrella) - 29006, Malaga.
Paris 15 concert hall
The Paris 15 hall has been a venue for concerts in Malaga for the last 10 years and is catalogued as one of the largest private halls in Spain (capacity for up to 3,000 people). It is also equipped with a system of moveable panels to adapt the space to each event’s needs.
The hall has two stages, the main stage for audiences of more than 500 people and the Sala Club, with capacity for up to 500 people to host smaller events.
Spanish and foreign artists like Miss Cafeína, Kakkmaddafakka, Luis Fonsi, Nicky Jam, Pendulum and many others have performed at this Malaga concert hall. Paris 15 has become a meeting point for live music lovers in Malaga.
Location: Calle la Orotava, 27 (Polígono San Luís) - 29006, Malaga.
La Cochera Cabaret
La Cochera Cabaret is undeniably the most picturesque concert hall in Malaga. It is renowned as a space dedicated to both art and fun and is the only alternative place in Malaga set up to bring friends and artists closer together.
Since it opened a few years ago, it has brought together musicians, stage actors, magicians and comedians by offering a fairly wide range of shows for all kind of audiences. The magician Alex O’Dougherty, the humourist Pepe Viyuela, the singer Leiva, the band M-Clan and the comedian Juan Amodeo stand out among them.
It is also equipped with a training centre for both professionals and amateurs, offering one off courses with highly qualified teachers and training courses on the performing arts. It likewise features an exhibition space that allows different artists to exhibit their artwork.
Location: Avenida Los Guindos, 19 - 29004, Malaga.
La Caja Blanca
La Caja Blanca is a space created for young people and is equipped with an auditorium, an exhibition hall and two rehearsal rooms for music bands. It is an initiative driven by the Malaga Local Authority to provide the city with a multidisciplinary, multicultural hall which is open to young people and groups.
Dance, theatre, music and cinema events performed by Spanish and foreign artists have been held at the La Caja Blanca auditorium.
Location: Avenida del Editor Ángel Caffarena, 8 - 29010, Torre Atalaya, Malaga.
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