Check out great Chilean bands live at Santiago a Mil

Congreso, Los Tetas, Dënver, and more will perform throughout January as part of the 20th annual international theater and dance festival.

The Festival Internacional Santiago a Mil is Chile’s most celebrated theater and dance festival. This year’s 20th annual festival is offering not only over 60 national and international shows at affordable prices, but also a great chance to see performances from some of Chile’s top musicians at Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral (GAM) in Santiago.
Below, This is Chile highlights just a few of the Chilean bands that will be taking the stage at GAM between January 3 through 20 as part of Santiago a Mil. Tickets can be purchased in advance online via Ticketek, or at the tickets boxes of Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral, Teatro Municipal de Las Condes, and Teatro Universidad Catolica. For a complete schedule of the more than 20 performances, visit the festival’s website.
Los Tetas – Friday, January 4, 10:00 p.m.
Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral, USD$15.00 (CLP$7,000)
Considered the godfathers of Chilean funk, Los Tetas will get the party going with their unique fusion of funk, hip-hop, rock, and soul music. While the band had an initial performance phase between 1994 to 2004, Los Tetas re-emerged on the scene in 2011 (much to their fans delight) and haven’t let up since.
Congreso – Saturday, January 5, 10:00 p.m.
Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral, USD$21.00 (CLP$10,000)
One of the most important bands in Chilean music, Congreso has has been performing their Latin American fusion style for over 40 years. The group is celebrated for their refined compositions and socially conscious lyrics.
Dënver – Wednesday, January 16, 10:00 p.m.
Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral, USD$15.00 (CLP$7,000)
This young duo from San Sebastián is gaining major international attention for their melodic electro-pop sound. Dënver released albums in 2008 and 2010 and are currently working on a third set for release next year.
About Santiago a Mil
Santiago a Mil is the largest performing arts event in Chile, taking place the first three weeks of January every year. The festival presents a variety of national and international theater, dance, and music at affordable prices on stages and public spaces throughout Chile.