EVENT CALENDAR | Café Central Madrid

Café Central Madrid


Every night from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

June 24, 25, & 26


Mingo Balaguer – voice, harmonica
Francisco Simon – guitar
Pablo Sanpa strong> – guitar
Ricky Ávila – bass
Adrián Carrera – drums
Tickets: € 16, € 14, € 12

We are before two different generations in the Spanish blues, Francisco Simón master and Pablo Sanpa student, both references for their generations. Finally, together with Mingo Balaguer, after agreeing many times on the scenarios, they decided to form this project together.

June 27 ,28, 29 & 30 de junio



Joshua Edelman – piano
Saul Santaloria – voice
Yelsy Heredia – double bass
Manuel Machado – trumpet
Tickets: € 24, € 22, € 20

They transport us to the New York of the 50s in a tribute to the style of the unmistakable Chet Baker, which with its soft and whispering notes filled, and continues to fill, the hearts of all audiences with the exquisiteness of its music and the magic of the songs that He made his.

July 1, 2 & 3


Federico Nathan – violin
Baptiste Bailly – keyboards
Diego Pinera – drums
Giorgo Rizzo – percussion
Tickets: € 18, € 16, € 14

He is considered as one of the best Uruguayan musicians of our time. It proposes a journey through different sound universes, erasing the barriers between classical music and popular music by creating an atmosphere free of prejudice and a deeply imaginative music.

July 4, 5, 6 & 7


Pedro Ruy Blas. Singer and composer of Jazz. Photo: Berta Delgado. YanMag

Pedro Ru-Blas – voice
Mariano Díaz – piano
Joaquín Chacón strong> – guitar
Daniel Pozo – bass
Daniel García – drums
Tickets: € 22, € 20, € 18

Each concert of Pedro Ruy-Blas is unique and essential for lovers of Vocal Jazz and Rhythm and Blues, and always offers a mastery that turns him, in his own right, a living legend and one of our most versatile and beloved artists for decades.

July 8, 9 & 10


Chris O’Leary – harmonica, voice
Peter Camey Hopkinson – guitar
Thomas Terry – sax
Andrew Stahl – sax
Steven Kirsty – bass
Andrei Koribanics – drums < br> Tickets: € 20, € 18, € 16

The American Chris O’Leary is considered to be the heir to Levon Hem. He began his solo career with the album Mr. Used to Be, which was awarded in 2011 as the best debut album at the Blues Blast Awards and he was also nominated for best artist at the American Blues Music Awards.

July 11, 12, 13 & 14


Munir Hossn – bass, guitar, voice
Tuur Moens – drums
Víctor Zamora – piano
João Silva – violin
Tickets: € 23, € 21, € 19

He is the son of the mixture between Brazil, Europe, East, and Africa. He presents Made in Nordeste, a search and a tribute to the rhythms and melodies that gave rise to the music of the Brazilian Northeast, in a sophisticated reinterpretation with different colors and accents that make his music unique and worldwide.

July 15, 16 & 17


Rockin’Johnny Burgin – guitar, voice
Quique Gómez – harmonica
David Salvador – bass
Pascual Monje – drums
Tickets: € 18, € 16, € 14

Rockin’Johnny is currently one of the most recognized blues guitarist and singers in Chicago. Since the 90s with Tail Dragger, Johnny has become a renowned Blues artist in the US and Europe. An essential Chicago Blues show with one of its most outstanding musicians.

July 18, 19, 20 & 21


Gaston Joya – bass
Rolando Luna – piano
Shayan Fathi – drums
Ariel Brínguez – sax (days 18 and 21)
Ángela Cervantes – vocals (days 19 and 20)
Tickets: € 22, € 20, € 18

These young Cubans bring a music of overflowing and contagious energy, rhythmically intense, within the scope of what is expected of the Afro-Cuban Jazz Tradition. A music for live performance, to listen and enjoy facing the stage while the musicians play.

July 22, 23, 24 & 25


Bobby Watson – alto sax
Curtis Lundy – double bass
Sebastián Chames – piano
John Iannuzzi – drums
Tickets: € 21, € 19, € 17

The prestigious American musicians Bobby Watson (Jazz Messengers, Wynton Marsalis, George Coleman…) and Curtis Lundy (Betty Carter, Johnny Griffin, Pharoah Sanders…) have been playing together for forty years. They lead this quartet integrated by the pianist Sebastián Chames and the drummer John Iannuzzi.

July 26, 27 & 28


Sebastian Chames – piano
Daniel Juárez – saxo
Rubén Carles – double bass
John Iannuzzi – drums
Tickets: € 19, € 17, € 15

The pianist and composer Sebastián Chames presents his fourth album Reminiscing The Unknown Masters, recorded in New York with outstanding Hard Bop musicians. “His modern jazz makes us fly: floating, embracing… He creates a new world every night” (El País).

July 29, 30 & 31


José Vera – double bass
Jacob Sureda – piano
Ariel Brínguez – saxo
Andrés Litwin – drums
Mónica Benito – voice (days 29 and 30)
Tickets: € 19, € 17, € 15 < / p>

In 2006 he released his first solo album Concepts and in 2010 his second one Butterfly. Now Haruki arrives as a timeless recording. Jazz is a tool and an open field to play and enjoy in an eternal moment. Yesterday, today and always. That is the feeling that JVera’s music produces. The key is in enjoyment.

August 1, 2, 3 & 4


Olga Román – voice
Dan Rochlis – guitar
Paco Enough – bass
José San Martín – drums
Tickets: € 24, € 22, € 20

“Olga Roman is a musician gifted with great sensitivity and with a collection of songs that supported by the lightness of their arrangements are capable of transmitting common feelings to everyone with a sweetness and a beauty that almost hurts.“ Jesus Santana.

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