Live entertainment has been a long-standing part of the local culture in Puerto Vallarta, and live music is one of the most popular forms of entertainment in town. When you choose to vacation at adults-only Hotel Mousai, you will discover many opportunities to appreciate live musical performances at locations around the resort as well as many other terrific venues in Puerto Vallarta. When you want to experience the best live music in Puerto Vallarta, check out these hotspots:
Hotel Mousai’s Live Music Experience
You will have the chance to listen to live music every single day on-site when you are a guest at Hotel Mousai. The resort features a fabulous quartet of accomplished musicians who captivate their audiences with the smooth sounds of the saxophone, trumpet, violin and flute. They play at a range of locations at Hotel Mousai as well as sister resort Garza Blanca, and the music that they perform comes from a wide range of genres and is selected according to the venue and the vibe they want to achieve. Although this group of solo artists typically play music individually, there are times when they will form an ensemble to produce musical performances together as well. Your experiences at Hotel Mousai will undoubtedly become even more memorable when enhanced by the sounds of live music. To ensure you are able to attend as many of these live music performances as you would like, consult the activities calendar or speak with your concierge.
The Jazz Foundation
As the name implies, this venue is an amazing spot to listen to some live jazz. The musicians who perform here also play genres including funk, blues and reggae. There is a live jam session every Wednesday, while the busy weekend evenings feature a range of different music. Allow the splendid live music here wash over you as you enjoy the romantic views of the sea.
Address: Calle Allende 116, Colonia – Centro.
Roxy Rock House
When you are in the mood for some live rock’n’roll and blues, head to this fun establishment in old town Puerto Vallarta. The party begins each night at 10pm when the live music gets started, making it the perfect place for night owls. Dance and drink the night away to the lively cover bands who play everything from Led Zeppelin to Sublime.
Address: Ignacio L. Vallarta 217, Colonia – Emiliano Zapata.
Patio de mi Casa
The enchanting sounds of smooth jazz or blues are made even better when enjoyed within the lovely open-air setting here, with rugged stone walls and lush greenery framing the space. For some mid-week entertainment, you can listen to live music each Tuesday night, or head there on Friday or Saturday evening for some weekend fun starting at 9pm.
Address: Guerrero 311, Colonia – Centro.
Even though this bar is situated quite close to the busy downtown district, it feels worlds away thanks to its mellow beachfront location. Visit on Wednesday or Saturday night for some live performances (which range from acoustic sets to funk and reggae), or take in the DJs tunes on Friday evenings. Listening to live music with your feet in the sand is a magical feeling and this is the perfect place to experience just that.
Address: Paraguay 1294, Colonia – 5 de Diciembre.
La Bodeguita del Medio
Situated along the busy Malecon boardwalk, this Cuban hotspot is a favorite amongst both tourists and locals thanks in large part to its live Cuban band and refreshing mojitos. Take in the sights from a seat at the bar or upstairs from the balcony, or join in the action on the dance floor and practice your salsa skills. This is an especially popular place to be on weekends.
Address: Paseo Díaz Ordaz 858, Colonia – Centro.
When you are ready to experience the best live music in Puerto Vallarta, make your way to some of these terrific venues.