BARS, RESTAURANTS AND OTHER LIVE MUSIC VENUES: Bars and restaurants around La Paz are home turf to some great local musicians. Visit the venues’ Facebook pages to find out who’s playing and when. To get updates about what’s happening, “Like” their Facebook page.
Bob Marlin bar/restaurant: There is live music some nights. Address is Ignacio Allende on the corner of Calle Francisco Madero. Phone is 612-127-7846. Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/bobmarlinlapaz/. (updated March 2017)
BueyCup and Johnny Cat cafe: Sidewalk concerts are teamed up with special dinners at this little gem of a cafe with funky clothing for sale. Address is Belisario Dominguez 1245 between 5 de Mayo and Constitución. Phone number is 612-131-7524 or 122-0029. The Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/bueycafe/.
Cava Sur Restaurant and Wine Bar: There are performances of live music at Cava Sur, Calle Ignacio Allende #940, between Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez and Licenciado Primo Verdad. For reservations and more information, call 612 129 6326. Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/Cava.Sur.BC/ (updated March 2017)
El Faro Café and Gallery: There is the occasional concert of live music, as well as art exhibitions, at El Faro, which moved summer 2017 to Navarro #511 between Ramírez and Guillermo Prieto. Hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. It’s a gathering place well worth checking out. Phone: 612-125-8514. Facebook page is elfaro.cafegaleria. (updated October 2017)
Galería de Arte Tonantzin: Tonantzin is an art gallery with concerts of live music in the gallery’s courtyard. Location: Constitución 320 (between Aquiles Serdán and Revolución), the same block as the post office. You can get on the mailing list to to be notified of upcoming events. Phone number: 044-612-154-8136. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Galer%C3%ADa-de-Arte-Tonantzin/148852761851062?fref=ts. (updated March 2017)
La Meramente: There are performances of live music at this bar some evenings. It’s located near La Perla and the Malecón on Antonio Mijares and Sebastián, behind Burger King. Phone number of the office is 122-5516. Visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LaMeramenteBar/?rf=564552553719077 (updated October 2016)
La Morante Art Bar: This must be the liveliest night spot in La Paz for music and other events. La Morante is at Revolución de 1910 #635 between Guadalupe Victoria and Morelos. For more information and for reservations, call 612 129 6635. Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=la%20morante%20art%20bar (updated March 2017)
La Perla Negra bar: If you’re a night owl, La Perla Negra is a fun venue for live music performances. The bar is in Centro, one block off the Malecón on Mutualismo between Bravo and Rosales. Performances start around 10 p.m. Check with the bar about upcoming events. Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/perlanegralapaz?fref=ts (updated March 2017)
La Miserable mezcaleria: There are live performances some evenings at the bar at Belisario Dominguez between 5 de Mayo and Constitución. Phone number is 612 129 7037. Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/lamiserablelapaz/. (updated March 2017)
Mi Cantina Restaurante Familiar: The restaurant bar in El Centenario features live music some nights. Mi Cantina is at Km 13.5, Carretera a Norte in El Centenario. Phone number is 612 154 9859. The link for the Facebook page isr Mi Cantina – Restaurante Familiar
Terry Townson on trumpet: He’s a Grammy-winning jazz trumpet player who performs at several venues around town. He’s also a key member of the Big Band Community. For more information about performances, visit Terry’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/terry.townson. (updated March 2017)
TrocaderO restaurant and bar: There are performances of live music at TrocaderO, Morelos between Revolución and Madero. For more informatioon and for reservations, call 12 32 967. Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/TrocaderO.LaPaz/.