Music of Chile

Music in Chile


In regards to the music of Chile it all splits up into the three areas which are the north the central and the south. The north has a strong influence fron Quechua and Aymara cultures which is reflected in their dance. The 'Cueca' is the national dance of Chile originating in 1824, it was the 1950s that seen the beginning of folk music raising up again that saw famous artists such as Violeta Parra.

Their music was more focused on spreading the word of folk music rather than sending political messages.It was in the 1960s onwards that the new Chilean song was introduced with influence coming from artists such as Atahualpa Yupanqui.

It developed which gave a voice for the people against the govenment for example Victor Jara really put himself at the forefront. If you're looking to get out and experience the energy of the Chilean people then be sure to check out the list below for just a taste of what is available.

    Bar Altazar
  • Antonio Lopez de Bello 189
  • Bellavista
  • Metro Station Baquedano
    Blue Pub
  • Jorge Washington 102
  • Ñuñoa
    Brannigan's the Corner Pub
  • Avenida Suecia 35
  • Providencia
  • Metro Station Los Leones
    Café Dante
  • Jorge Washington 10
  • Ñuñoa
    Café Ñuñoa
  • José Domingo Cañas 1675
  • Ñuñoa
    Crazy Bar
  • Pio Nono 229
  • Barrio Bellavista
  • Metro Station Baquedano
    Cuarto Café
  • Humberto Trucco 33
  • Ñuñoa
  • Tobababa 1199
  • Providencia
    La Casa en el Aire
  • Art Bar
  • Antonia Lopez de Bello 125
  • Bellavista
  • Metro Station Baquedano