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)
House Concerts El Centenario: Musicians perform from 7 to 9 p.m. the second and third Thursdays each month in an intimate, outdoor setting at a private home. Suggested donation for artists’ fee is $100 pesos per person. The address is Amplicación Calle 13 No. 135, in El Centenario. For information and reservations, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. (updated November 2019)
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 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)