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El Junco Live Music

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Address: Plaza Santa Barbara 10, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 91 319 20 81
11:00 pm - 6:00 am
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Tue - Sun 11:00 pm - 6:00 am
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 little dirty Jazz bar

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank Sheed888
Carlsbad, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 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 February 3, 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 

Thank AemiliusMaximus
Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 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 May 5, 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2012

So if you attend these sorts of venues frequently, thinks like extensive cocktail menu, highly priced cocktail menu, and blistering funk music should come as no surprise. If you dont attend them, then you'll find the drinks extortionate, not many varieties of beer and the music too jazzy by far. Rest assured: the music is splendid, absolutely world class. The... More 

3 Thank Tim R
Madrid, Spain
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2012

They charge you 10 or 12 euros ( depending of the day ) for getting in, and they promise you can get a drink with the entrance, but that's FALSE, they don't give you any drink, so you pay 10 or 12 euros for nothing!!!! you only realize once you are in, and you can`t do anything cause the doorman... More 

Thank lexxus2012
ElJunco, Gerente at El Junco Live Music, responded to this review

Dear Lexus... I ignore where the mistake comes from. In all our admission tickets, sold at the reception of the club, one drink is included. It's never been different. We don't know if you reside in Madrid, but if you do, please let us show you that's a FACT. Our admission tickets range from 6 to 9€ on weekdays, 9€... More 

Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2011

This place is amazing for live music. Show usually starts around 11:30 and goes to around 1am. Then it is cool funky DJ dance stuff until 6am. The sound is really good and you are just a few feet from the stage.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2011

Cover was 6 Euro, which included a drink. It was more like open mic night than a great blues band, but this was a better offering than Cafe Populart. Located in an area that is away from most of the tourist stuff, so I would have expected better drink prices. Male to female ratio was 20:1 ~ and most of... More 

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