Looking for a place where you can have drinks and some tapas after a long day of work, where you can relax after playing tourist all day or just hang out with your friends in a cool environment? How about somewhere with great live music?
Barcelona has plenty of places where musicians come together to have fun and improvise in lively jam sessions. Whether you play an instrument or sing, or you are just looking to enjoy a different night out at the bar, the neighbourhood of Gràcia is the place to go.
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Good People Jams
To keep up with all the of the jam sessions going on in Gràcia at any given time, all you have to do is pay a visit to Good People Jams. This website features a comprehensive schedule that will help you make sure you never miss a great night of live music, complete with information on participating bands and musicians.
3 best jam sessions in Gràcia
There are 3 places in this famous Barcelona neighbourhood that we particularly recommend when it comes to jam sessions:
La Maceta – This live music bar is quite eclectic, with their jam sessions including genres as diverse as rock, funk, blues, electro or even rumba. The entry fee is normally 7€ which includes a nice cold drink.
Address: Carrer del Progrés, 38.
Jazzpetit Bar – With a predilection for Jazz, this cool Grácia bar has a good number of loyal regulars that never miss a jam session. This is a great place not only for discovering new talented musicians but also to catch intimate performances by already established bands.
Address: Carrer de Provença, 181.
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Sala Samba Brasil – A versatile space that functions both as a concert hall and as a dance club, Samba Brasil promises you a great night out with fantastic cocktails – including the obligatory and delicious caipirinhas – and great live music. A chance to travel to Brasil without ever leaving Barcelona- all you have to do is move your feet to the beats.
Address: Carrer de Santes Creus, 20.
There you go! If you’re a fan of live music created in the heat of the moment, unwritten and unrehearsed, improvise a night out by taking your friends to one of these jam sessions.
Which of these Gràcia places are you going to check out first? Let us know using the comment box below. Have fun in Barcelona!
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