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Where To See Flamenco Dance in Madrid

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Where To See Flamenco Dance in Madrid

It’s pretty easy to find places to see flamenco in Madrid. The challenge is knowing where to find quality flamenco. (Yes, you can see plenty of mediocre flamenco even in Spain, and if you’re in Spain, you definitely want to see the good stuff!) So today I'll tell you about four places you can go to see quality flamenco in Madrid, show you some videos of fantastic dancers in action, and address the idea of the 'touristy' flamenco show.

The Flamenco Tablao

One of the best ways to experience flamenco in Madrid is to visit a tablao, a place where flamenco is performed. Here are four tablaos where you can (usually) count on seeing good flamenco in Madrid:

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I've Already Learned Something...and I wasn't expecting this

Some good things have happened since my trip began.  And I've already learned something very important. A story and a video of Manuel Liñan dancing.

On Monday I went to the Portland airport.

I befriended the woman standing behind me in the security line who, as it turns out, I already knew.  We talked and I told her about my trip.  She told me it was going to be great even though I was scared that everything would fall apart.  She also told me I would definitely organize more...

On Tuesday I arrived in Madrid.

It was sunny and the sky was blue.  I was in Spain and happy.

Now I am in Jerez.  It is rainy and the sky is grey.  I am still in Spain.  I am still happy.

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