Flamenco -Seville 8/18 to 8/24/16

Aug 5th, 2016, 11:54 AM
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Flamenco -Seville 8/18 to 8/24/16

Flamenco in Seville 8/18 to 8/24/16 recommendations?

We were in Seville about 10 years ago and went to 2 flamenco shows as well as a flamenco music concert and a midnight sevillanas local club.

Know we are traveling in the slow month of August.

Any recommendations for great flamenco or concert?

Also maybe a local club on the triana side such as Casa Anselma?
Would the time to be there around midnight on the weekend after going to a flamenco tablao show?

I also have researched the web about the Seville flamenco tablao shows.

Where is Christina Hoyos now?

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Aug 5th, 2016, 12:33 PM
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Re Christina Hoyos

She founded the Museum of Flamenco in Seville.
Also has museo-del-baile-flamenco show of 4-5 dancers.

Wonder if we will get any glimpse of seeing her dance.
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Aug 5th, 2016, 11:01 PM
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Here's the programme for real deal flamenco in Sevilla in August: http://www.guiaflama.com/flamenco-en-sevilla/

Only great artists in the Museo del baile flamenco, and in
- Casa de la Memória (I would have gone here either on the 18th or the 24th): http://www.casadelamemoria.es/
- La Casa del Flamenco (brilliant El Junco dances here every now and then): http://www.lacasadelflamencosevilla.com/
- and in cutting edge Flamenquería by the Guadalquivir river: http://iknowalittleplaceinseville.com/flamenqueria/

All these places are no drinks, no foood, just top of the shelf flamenco and much more affordable than the tablaos.

El Junco: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sENoCuTQYPs
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Aug 7th, 2016, 11:37 AM
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Kimhe, thank you for your time and sharing your knowledge about flamenco.
Will research and book the shows.
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Aug 30th, 2016, 04:15 AM
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Booked Casa de Memoria on Aug 18. Another great show.

Went to Cristina Hoyos Museo Del Baile Flamenco twice. Wonderful!
They schedule 3 shows a night. The 7:00 p.m. shows are usually sold out as it is a more intimate show in the basement cave-like room, smaller venue.

El Junco had to reschedule so unable to see him dance on our last night in Seville.

Gracias, Kimhe!
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Aug 30th, 2016, 05:41 AM
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Also went to Triana side of the river for Flamenquiera. Nice view.
Felt like a family hosting us! Enjoyed the singers and dancers.
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Aug 30th, 2016, 10:43 AM
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"La Carbonaria" is undoubtedly the best place.
It's a wine Tavern.
Just a 6" tall platform surrounded by tables and benches.
They perform just a few feet away from you.
Entry free. You just buy wine, which was 2 Euros a glass in 2010.
Electrifying atmosphere. Not like a stage performance.
We went there at 9.30 on a Saturday night. Not many people.
We occupied the 1st bench. Some local girls were dancing and partying on the platform. They also pulled me and taught me some steps.
I think the real show started at 10 or 10.30.
Superb performance by the 3 artistes.
foe about 2 hours.
We had fun. Almost as if we were the local residents in Seville, out for a party.
This was on a tip from a very well traveled friend and a fellow fodorite. It's also mentioned in the Lonely Planet guide.
Almost in santacruz.
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