Mallorca comes alive at night until the wee small hours with a whole plethora of musical entertainment throughout the year.
Live Music Bars and Clubs
Where's the best place to watch live music? Yep, in a bar or small intimate club that's packed to the rafters, has a rockin' atmosphere, drinks that don't cost the earth and there's no work tomorrow! Come with us on a tour of Mallorca's live music circuit for good time Rock, Blues, Soul, Reggae and probably a few others we've forgotten.
Shamrock Fun Place – This Irish bar on Palma's Paseo Maritimo is rocking from late until late every night of the week. With it's own house band and visiting groups playing Rock, Blues, Reggae, Funk and Soul there's always a great crowd creating a buzz here. Add DJ sessions with music from the 60's to the 90's, Mojito nights and real Guinness and you may never want to leave.
Avenida Gabriel Roca 3, Palma de Mallorca
Motown – Small and intimate, Motown's live music policy features bands playing the classics of Rock'n'Soul three or four nights a week 'til the early hours. Stir in some Blues and ice cool Jazz for a musical cocktail that has seen the club through 10 successful years. And they serve mean tapas too!
Paseo Maritimo 44, Palma de Mallorca
Cultura Club – Serving Electronica, Pop and Rock with an Indie overtone to a grateful Palma public since 2005, Cultura Club mixes DJ's with some of the most off-the-wall and cutting edge live performers to visit the island. Small, but lively, it's open from Wednesday to Saturday from late until 05.00!
Paseo Maritimo 26, Palma de Mallorca
Jazz in Mallorca
The island of Mallorca gives you the chance to see the whole gamut of Jazz Music live before your very eyes. From the big stars of the American scene to home grown talent and touring European combos, you can catch them all in festivals, clubs and bars.
Past masters who've graced the island include, Larry Carlton, Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Ron Carter, George Benson, McCoy Tyner, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Herbie Hancock and Terence Blanchard to name but a few.
To catch any of these guys in concert you'll be in town for one of the big annual Jazzfests which take place over the island, mainly in the summer, just right for your holidays!
Shows and Spectaculars
As well as the theatres and halls which are a temporary home to touring 'all singing, all dancing' shows like Mamma Mia and Saturday Night Fever, the island of Mallorca also has dedicated night spots where you can dine, take in a show and be thoroughly entertained all evening.
Gran Casino Mallorca – Yes, you can play the tables at the casino and yes, you can dine well in the restaurant but even better, you can take in a show in the casino's auditorium. Thousands of people have recently enjoyed the Broadway style spectacular, 'Come Fly with me,' the story told in music and dance of the world's most famous crooner, Frank Sinatra.
Porto Pi Shopping Mall, Palma (since the end of 2010)
Es Fogueró - A superb evening's entertainment for young and old, featuring food, music, dance and international cabaret. The 500 square metre stage is big enough to hold a plethora of performers making Classical Flamenco dance and routines from the big Broadway shows a joy to behold.
Carretera de S'Aranjassa 10.8 km, near Playa de Palma
Son Amar – Within the 16th century walls of an old Manor House you'll find a variety of 21st century entertainment in the huge 'Sala Magna' show room. Modern music, classical dance, magic, soul, acrobatics and even horsemanship combine with a choice of different dinner menus to suit all and provide a fabulous night to remember.
Carretera Soller km 10.8, Palmanyola. (15 minutes from Palma)
Pirates – The swashbuckling Pirates of Magalluf will shiver your timbers in a night of pure fun and amazing spectacle. Acrobatics, music, gymnastics, dance routines and songs all help Cap'n Morgan's seafaring buccaneers defeat the dastardly French as the sun goes over the yardarm. There's 'Pirate Punch' for all as the mainbrace is well and truly spliced during dinner in this purpose built theatre seating 950!
Pirates Adventure Theatre. Calle de Gongora, Magalluf.