Garden Rave, September 12, Centro de eventos Autopista Norte
A day of electronic music in the great outdoors, with music from Canada’s DVBBS, as well as two as-yet-unconfirmed international artists. With support from local DJs La Tostadora, David Nova, Mara and Vanch.
Bogota Fashion Week, September 15-19, Aeropuerto El Dorado
Bogota’s international airport is perhaps an odd location for the pilot of the capital’s fashion week, which hopes to become a regular annual event and take on Medellin as the country’s fashion centre.
Faith No More, September 18, Royal Center
Famed influential Californian rockers have been on the scene for over 30 years, but this is their first visit to the capital.
System of a Down, October 3, Parque 222
Explosive Grammy-winning alt-rockers visit Colombia for the first time as part of their Wake Up The Souls World Tour. The Armenian-blooded quartet start their tour by visiting their native land for the first time, before heading to Germany, Canada, Brazil and Mexico.
Katy Perry, October 9, Parque 222
She needs no introduction. The girl-kissing pop superstar has had a stream of hits and continues to dominate charts the world over. Love her or hate her, she sure is popular. Visiting Colombia for the first time as part of her Prismatic World Tour.
Nightwish, October 10, Teatro Metropol
Probably the most important symphonic rock group anywhere in the world right now, Nightwish have spent 20 years perfecting their sound, a mix between melodic Eurometal, classical tones, and the unmistakable voice of Floor Jansen.
Life in Color Bogota, October 23, Centro de Eventos Autopista Norte
The renowned global paint and electronic music party comes to Bogota yet again for an unforgettable night of international artists and, well, plenty of paint.
MIDBO, October 27 – November 4, various venues
Bogota’s International Documentary Film Festival presents some of the best in Colombian and International documentaries, with a category for student documentary films too. With more than 60 films showing throughout the festival, this will truly be a city-wide event: various spaces around the capital will play host to film screenings.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, October 28, Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo
One of the most influential symphony orchestras in the world will be performing works by Beethoven and Mahler, conducted by Riccardo Muti, who has previously graced the stage in Berlin. Formed in 1891, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra plays more than 150 concerts a year.
Pearl Jam, November 25, El Campin
One of the biggest rock bands of the 90s Pearl Jam come to fulfill numerous fans’ dream by playing in the capital for the first time.
Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro, March 11-27, 2016
The dates for Bogota’s biennial theatre festival have now been released. Keep your eye on our entertainment section for updates.