5 'La Movida' hangouts in Madrid

1) El Sol

This concert hall was founded by Antonio Gastón, an architect who was passionate about music and art. The first ever concert here was by Nacha Pop in 1979. Since then, it has been part of the Movida and its glamour. Hundreds of major Spanish and international pop rock artists have stood on stage here.

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