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Tablao Cardenal Flamenco Show
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Tablao Cardenal Flamenco Show
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€23.71
Cepa Doble Tavern Flamenco Show
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Cepa Doble Tavern Flamenco Show
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€35
Tablao Arab Baths of Santa María Flamenco Show
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Tablao Arab Baths of Santa María Flamenco Show
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€35

A blend of Roman, Moorish, Spanish, and Islamic cultures, Córdoba's flamenco is as alluring as it is nuanced. The birthplace of flamenco greats like Juan Talega and La Fernanda de Utrera, this city's take on the art form an expression of its origins, history, evolution, and enduring significance.

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Tablao Cardenal
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8:30pm
1 hour 40 min
Adult (above 11 years): €23.71, Child (under 10 years): €11
Cepa Doble Tavern
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2:30pm & 9:30pm
2 hours
Adult (above 13 years): €35, Child (between 4-12 years): €18
Tablao Arab Baths of Santa María
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8:30pm
1 hour
Adult (above 13 years): €35, Child (between 4-12 years): €18

Why attend flamenco shows in Cordoba?

Córdoba flamenco in intimate venues
  • Intimacy: Unlike larger cities where flamenco shows may be held in expansive theaters, Córdoba often offers more intimate venues, allowing for a closer connection between performers and audience members.
  • Diverse styles: Córdoba's flamenco scene encompasses a diverse range of styles, from the soulful cante (singing) to the intricate guitar playing and the fiery footwork of the bailaores (dancers). 
  • Historic setting: Many flamenco venues in Córdoba are nestled within historic buildings. Whether it's a converted courtyard or a centuries-old tavern, the backdrop of Córdoba's rich history enhances the magic of the flamenco performance.

Know before you attend flamenco shows in Córdoba

Popular flamenco venues
Timings
Dress code
Dining
Etiquette
Insider tips

Tablao El Cardenal

Tablao El Cardenal is renowned for hosting some of the most accomplished flamenco artists, establishing itself as a hub for both established virtuosos and rising talents in the flamenco scene.

Cepa Doble Tavern

Situated near the renowned Mosque-Cathedral, the Cepa Doble Tavern provides an intimate and climate-controlled patio setting, creating a picturesque backdrop for flamenco performances.

Arab Baths of Santa María

Nestled in Velázquez Bosco Street, near the Mosque, the Arab Baths of Santa María are a splendid example of Hispano-Muslim architecture from the Caliphate period.

Flamenco shows Timings - evening show
  • Evening performances: Flamenco shows in Córdoba typically take place in the evening, usually starting around 8:00 or 9:00 PM. 
  • Duration: The duration of flamenco shows can vary, but they generally last between 1 to 2 hours. 
  • Frequency: Flamenco shows in Córdoba may be scheduled daily or several times a week. It's advisable to check the schedule in advance.
  • Matinee shows: Some venues in Córdoba may offer matinee flamenco shows, particularly during weekends or holidays. These daytime performances are a great option for those who prefer to experience flamenco earlier in the day.
Dress code
  • Smart casual: While there's no strict dress code for Flamenco shows in Córdoba, attendees often opt for a look that balances casual comfort with a touch of elegance. 
  • Comfortable shoes: Flamenco shows involve rhythmic footwork and dancing, it's important to wear comfortable shoes that allow you to move freely and join in the spontaneous tapping along.
  • Respectful attire: As flamenco is deeply rooted in tradition and culture, it's respectful to dress modestly and tastefully..
  • Spanish influence: You can draw inspiration from Spanish fashion. Consider incorporating elements such as bold colors, flowing skirts or dresses, embroidered details, or accessories like a flamenco-style shawl or fan.
  • Layering: Evenings in Córdoba can be cool, especially during certain times of the year, so having a light jacket or shawl on hand is a good idea.
Dining
  • Dinner and show packages: Many flamenco venues in Córdoba offer dinner and show packages, allowing you to enjoy a complete evening of entertainment and culinary delights
  • Traditional cuisine: From savory paellas to flavorful tapas, Córdoba boasts an array of restaurants and taverns serving authentic dishes made with locally sourced ingredients.
  • Atmospheric venues: Choose a restaurant or tavern with a setting that enhances the atmosphere of the flamenco show. Whether it's a historic courtyard or a cozy tavern adorned with traditional décor.
  • Reservations: To guarantee a seamless dining experience before a flamenco show, it's advisable to make reservations in advance, especially for popular restaurants or venues offering dinner packages.
  • Post-show options: After the flamenco performance, consider extending your evening with post-show drinks or dessert at a nearby bar or café.
Etiquette
  • Respect the performers: Show respect for the artists by refraining from talking loudly or making disruptive noises during the performance. Flamenco is a deeply emotional and expressive art form.
  • Clapping rhythm: Clapping along with the rhythm is a common practice during flamenco performances. However, it's essential to follow the lead of the locals or seasoned flamenco enthusiasts.
  • Avoid flash photography: While it may be tempting to capture moments of the flamenco show with your camera or smartphone, avoid using flash photography.
  • Applaud appropriately: Applaud appropriately: Show appreciation at the end of each act or after impressive displays of talent. Refrain from applauding during silent or introspective moments to maintain the emotional intensity
  • Engage with the artists: After the show, consider showing your appreciation to the performers by engaging with them in a respectful and courteous manner. 
Insider tips
  • Explore off-the-beaten-path venues: Consider seeking out smaller, lesser-known establishments for a more intimate and authentic experience. These hidden gems often feature talented local artists and offer a glimpse into the vibrant underground flamenco scene.
  • Attend workshops or masterclasses: Participate in workshops or masterclasses led by experienced artists
  • Stay flexible with your schedule: Keep an open mind and be flexible with your schedule to take advantage of spontaneous flamenco performances that may arise unexpectedly. 
  • Learn basic flamenco clapping and footwork: Familiarize yourself with the basic rhythms and movements of flamenco clapping (palmas) and footwork (zapateado) to actively engage with the music.
  • Support local artists and artisans: Show your support by purchasing handmade crafts, CDs, or other merchandise from local artists. Your support not only helps sustain the flamenco tradition but allows you to take home a unique memento of your experience in Córdoba.

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Frequently asked questions about flamenco shows in Córdoba

How much does a flamenco show in Córdoba cost?

Tickets for flamenco shows in Córdoba can start anywhere from €23 and will vary depending on the ticket you choose. Flamenco shows with inclusions such as meals, drinks, and tours will cost more.

Where can I watch an authentic flamenco show in Córdoba?

Córdoba has several venues that have authentic flamenco performances. Some of the most famous venues are Tablao El Cardenal. Flamenco Tablao El Almíbar, Patio de la Judería Tavern and Fosforito Flamenco Center.

What are the highlights of a flamenco show in Córdoba?

The highlights of a Flamenco show in Córdoba include passionate performances of traditional cante (singing), intricate guitar playing, and dynamic footwork by skilled bailaores (dancers).

Are meals included in a flamenco show in Córdoba?

Not all flamenco shows include a meal. You must choose a show that clearly mentions that a meal or tapas is included.

What is the usual duration of a flamenco show in Córdoba?

Flamenco shows in Córdoba usually last around 1 to 2 hours.

Are children allowed at flamenco shows in Córdoba?

Yes, many Flamenco shows in Córdoba are family-friendly, and children are generally welcome, but it's advisable to check the specific venue's policy and choose an appropriate time for a family outing.

Is there a dress code for attending flamenco shows in Córdoba?

There's no specific dress code for Flamenco Shows in Córdoba, smart casual wear is advised but it varies by venue, and some may have specific preferences.

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