Tag: Live Music

What is candombe?

Candombe is an essential part of Uruguayan culture. Every neighbourhood has its comparsa (troupe), regardless of social class or background.

Top things to do in winter in Uruguay

Between June and August, visit Uruguay for horse-riding, deserted beaches, great culture, live music, bonfire parties, winetasting & whale-watching.

Cuatro Pesos de Propina

A Uruguay rock and pop sampler

Uruguay’s rock and pop scenes have been thriving since the sixties. Here’s some local artists definitely worth checking out while you’re here.

Abitab sign

Buying tickets for concerts and carnival

You can buy tickets for concerts and carnival shows in Montevideo at box offices and Abitab and Red Pagos/RED UTS – the stores are found all over Uruguay.