Does anyone have any ideas about attending a daytime tango show?
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The Ideal is a downtown tangueria which is open in the afternoons for dancing to live music. I do not believe there is an afternoon show per se, but if you like to see good dancing by non theatrical members of the public this is a great place. Be forewarned . There is a certain etiquette that frowns upon taking photos of the dancers.Really appreciate your help, I would never have thought of a tangueria on my own. I have requested an travel agent based in BA to put together a full day tour including sightseeing, a bbq lunch and a visit to a tango club.
Lynne, if you walk around La Boca at lunchtime, you'll see tons of tango performances. Ok, they're not the sit-down dinner/multiple costume/orchestra tango shows, but they are enjoyable. Just about every outdoor cafe along the one main street (Caminita, I think), has a "free" tango show. The only catch is that, unless you want to stand in the back behind the tables, you really need to purchase something. You could, though, just get a soda or a coffee. We saw a number of tango performances. While they weren't as flashy as the nighttime tango show, we definitely enjoyed them.Unfortunately, we will only be in BA for one day and really want to maximize our time there as the only other time we have been there was from the airport to the ship and did not have a chance to see anything (it was during their financial meltdown several years ago.
Unfortunately, we will only be in BA for one day and really want to maximize our time there as the only other time we have been there was from the airport to the ship and did not have a chance to see anything (it was during their financial meltdown several years ago.We were able to arrange that through Carlos at Private Tours.
Do you know if there are vans as well as taxis at the pier to take passengers on an all day tour, i.e. sightseeing, La Boca for tango and lunch, etc.
Did you ever find a tango in BA during the daytime?I don't know of any day time tango shows, other than street performances and brief tango demonstrations in some of the cafes in locations like la Boca that cater to tourists.
Or was the princess excursion fine for this?
We saw Tango Porteño when we were in Buenos Aires in January. It was great. It was an evening show with dinner.I have heard good things about the show there. They aren't showing an afternoon performance on their web site though.
Rachel, from our Bed and Breakfast told us they had an afternoon show, but by the time she could buy our tickets, they were sold out.