Listen up (sheeple)! So yeah, Trump is having tea with the Queen as the next public spectacle in the carnaval of idiocy that we can’t seem to avoid attending, but down here in Buenos Aires, there are more important things going on! AKA legendary bands getting back together for shows, touring artists gracing us with their presence from abroad, and a whole bevy of local bands and artists serving us their hearts on a platter for free (or maybe for the price of a slice of muzza), as they do every week.
Where am I going with this? Oh yeah – GET THEE TO THE SHOWS.
This one’s for all the freaks (see you there!). Reynols, the legendary experimental trio comprised of Rob Conlazo, Alan Courtis, and the larger-than-life Miguel Tomasín are playing their first show as a full band in 15 years at MALBA. The show will follow the screening of Sinti Botuva Tapes, a film about the band previously unreleased in Argentina.
6:45PM | $200 | MALBA | Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415
Canción Presents is back with a fresh selection of up-and-coming artists that could easily make their way into your playlists. Dancy indie rock outfit Deportistas, singer-songwriter Mauro Valenti, and pop sensation Felicitas Marafioti will be serving the song each one in their own particular style, up on the stage of Strummer Bar.
9 PM | AR $100 Presale, $150 Door | Strummer Bar | Godoy Cruz 1631
The eclectic Spanish singer-songwriter Bigott is coming to Argentina for the first time ever to give us a sample of his energetic live shows. Welcoming his Royal ‘Stache will be local kings of the absurd Gente Conversando and technopop savants Hiroshima Dandys.
9PM | $200 advance, $300 door | Xirgu Espacio Untref | Chacabuco 835
Indie pop fundamentalists Viva Elástico and their dancefloor reveries are venturing into the great outdoors. Of Plaza Francia, that is. Catch the four-piece playing a FREE acoustic show at Camping. Don’t forget your picnic basket.
9pm | FREE | Camping | Av. Pueyrredón 2501
Winter is almost upon us, rearing its ugly face over the Southern Hemisphere and everything in it. But you needn’t worry, because we have an event that’ll help you dance the dreary cold away. Experimental cumbia pioneer Rolando Bruno is presenting his 2nd LP, the pun-a-licious ‘El mundo está cumbiando’ at Congo, accompanied by his band, El Grupo Arévalo. Join him for a night full of tropical grooves and Hawaiian shirts.
9PM | AR $100 presale, $150 door | Congo | Honduras 5329
Saturday June 8
Indie powerhouse Atrás Hay Truenos will be sharing the Matienzo stage with Las Edades, a band that have come into their own with their latest album, the darkly sensual ‘Pozo Divino’. This is your chance to catch two of the most interesting bands in the current indie music scene at the peak of their powers. Just sayin’.
9:30 PM | AR $150 Presale, $200 Door | Club Cultural Matienzo | Pringles 1249
Morán is one of the best-kept secrets of Buenos Aires’ music scene. Tucked away on a side street just a couple of feet away from Constituyentes, this centro cultural is a great place to see bands play live and enjoy a drink or two. This weekend, seasoned indie veterans Pérez are joining forces with Isla Mujeres and you should get your derriere down to Agronomía to watch their live shows. We promise it’ll be worth it.
8:30pm | $200 advance, $250 door | MORÁN | Pedro Moran 2147
Radio Colmena and Casa Sofía are having MUJERCITAS TERROR over for the 2nd edition of Sesiones Colmena, a concert series with live music shows and interviews. The post-punk legends will spilling their thoughts on an interview with Dami Sierra and playing songs from their lengthy repertoire in a vibrant show suitable for all (goth) audiences.
9:00PM | AR $150 Presale, $200 Door | Casa Sofia | Fitz Roy 1327