Happy Women’s Day y’all! I started mine by getting catcalled by various construction crews on the way to work. Way to be consistent, Buenos Aires!
In any case, The Setlist has compiled a grrl-power(ed) mixtape with songs from some terrific local female artists. Push play and enjoy while you check out this week’s lineup.
Wednesday | March 8
Get your pavilion on with yet another free Wednesday night show at Centro Cultural Recoleta. Buenos Aires power pop mainstays Valle de Muñecas will be playing, along with La Plata alt rock band Bautista Viajando and pop rock band Laika PerraRusa.
7 PM | FREE | Centro Cultural Recoleta | Junin 1930
Thursday | March 9
It’s time to get weird. Join the kids at POMO this Thursday – Downtempo synthpop act Glass will be joined by LAPTRA freak folk act Ovvol and producer/visual artist Julian Gomez for a triple header sure to make your spine tingle.
10 PM | ARS $70 | POMO, Distrito de Arte | Santa Rosa 5157 | Palermo
Double your digital pop pleasure at Plasma this Thursday night, thanks to the electronic pop rock stylings of Toquelau and the synthy piano rock band Parque Montaña. They will be joined for the night by new wavey post punk band 7 14 and experimental composer/pianist Nacho García, whose music is strange and lovely and full of ambiance.
9 PM | Club Plasma | Piedras 1856
Experimental musician Juampidicesare kicks off Reverso, his new monthly concert series giving songs from past albums a new treatment on stage. In this first edition he will be joined by Vio Garcia (Cello and Charango), Carlos Eduardo Quebrada Vásquez (bass) and Federico Isasti (drums). Special guest Nicolás Mateo opens.
9 PM | VUELA EL PEZ club de arte | Cordoba 4379
Friday | March 10
Tobogán Andaluz presents a new remaster of their 2012 album “Viaje de Luz,” re-edited by Discobabydiscos. They will be joined onstage by LOS REYES DEL FALSETE, who will be playing songs off their 2016 release “Lo que nos Junta.”
9 PM | AR $150 Presale, $200 Door | Caras y Caretas | Sarmiento 2037
The cool ghosts are back in Mi Casa! This time with noiserock band El Sur, Los Pencales, and beachy kraut rock band Callao. Bonus round: the debut of the latest addition to Cool Ghost records, the jammy and ever-fluctuating Los Bagayos de Ramallo.
11 PM | AR $70 | Espacio Cultural Mi Casa | Aguero 787 | Abasto
Minima Discos returns to La Naranja Verde for their concert series promoting various bands in the underground. Their fifth edition will include performances by PALMER y los Extranjeros, Gativideo, and Gaspar Tessi.
11 PM | AR $80 | Naranja Verde | Av. Santa Fe 1284
Saturday | March 11
The long-awaited first studio album of melodic new wave band Pyamides has finally arrived! To celebrate the band will be presenting their album in full at the ever-classy Caras y Caretas. The always excellent post-rock/indie band Temporada de Tormentas opens.
9 PM | AR $120 presale, $200 Door | Caras y Caretas | Sarmiento 2037
Yanqui and ex-college football player turned singer-songwriter Ryan Tennis will be playing an acoustic set at El Club de Musica this Saturday night, accompanied by everyone’s favorite one-man-band, Brian Zditowksi. Get there early and you can save your money for beer!
Uruguayan bedroom rock act Julen y la gente sola return to our fine city to give us another show full of sweet indie rock goodness, this time with the lovely Carmen Sandiego de Montevideo and club musician/beefcake (seriously) FOK ELECTROCHONGO.
9PM | AR $80 | Ladran Sancho | Guardia Vieja 3811
The second edition of A Todo Ritmo has arrived, with yet another generous helping of DIY indie bands from Buenos Aires and nearby cities. In this week’s edition: Los Playa Grande, Lo TurbiO, MUGRE, and The Gay Gay Guys
11:30 PM | AR $50 | Naranja Verde | Av. Santa Fe 1284
Sunday | March 12
Diversity, authenticity, self-management, solidarity, and consciousness. Sometimes you’ve got to make a stand for what you believe in, and based on the veritable screed in their event description, the first edition of “El Under No Existe” plans to do just that. In addition to a smorgasbord of DIY photography, art, clothing and visuals, bands Los Rancho, Hijos Amigos and Queimada will play. Grab yr tote bags and shake off that hangover – for the kids!
9 PM | AR $50 | La Comunidad del Sotano | Nicasio Oroño 2480,