Medellin Events: February

If you're looking for laughs, check these guys out.
Don't miss at least one night of live music.
Don’t miss at least one night of live music.

In addition to sending out these updates on the 1st of every month, we’ve also created an Events Calendar. Know of a cool event going on that’s not already listed? Add it yourself by filling out this form. It’s completely free! Dave will be moderating new submissions to make sure they’re legit. 

Things are starting to pick up again.

I even had a party at my house, for the Super Bowl. More than 20 people came. Six countries were represented.

But because my house is not open to everyone, I’m gonna tell you where you can go this month to have a good time.

Te disfrutes!

From what I've read, he's very talented, and I'm intrigued.
From what I’ve read, he’s very talented, and I’m intrigued.

Concerts/Live Music

Son Havana

See the club’s Facebook page and website to find out what bands are playing every Thursday and Saturday.

Leonard Elschenbroich

The German cellist has gotten rave reviews all over Europe. Now’s your chance to see him here.

Urban Buddha Hostel

Flamenco en Vivo

7:30 p.m., Feb. 20, Cra. 73A 38-55, Laureles

Cover charge: 10,000 pesos

Financial Planning

7 p.m., Feb. 26, Espacio, Carrera 37A #8-43 Office 802

Do Americans need to file their U.S. taxes while living abroad? Can foreign nationals/companies save money by forming American LLC’s? How can U.S. citizens and foreign nationals optimize their tax strategy by investing in businesses, real estate and securities in both the states and abroad? Learn the advantages and pitfalls, and get tips on how to save money and optimize your tax situation from Vincenzo Villamena, a New York CPA now living in Colombia.


Sorry, none this month. It is one of only two — September is the other — that does not have a holiday.

Medellin Living Meetup

This is looking like it will be the best-attended Medellin Living event ever, so don’t miss it.

“Una Noche Cubana” starts at 8 p.m. on Feb. 8 at La Bodeguita Havanera, where everyone will receive a 15 percent discount on all their food. Because it’s a Saturday, there will be live music.

The live music theme will carry over to Son Havana, where a salsa band will be playing and we will be dancing.

RSVP through Facebook.


Check the websites of the four local football teams — Medellin, Envigado, Itagui and defending champion Nacional — to find out their schedules.

If you're looking for laughs, check these guys out.
If you’re looking for laughs, check these guys out.


Enhumorados La Gorda Fabiola y Polilla

If you’re looking for a laugh, this duo can provide it, assuming you speak Spanish.

Secretos Masculinos

I guess February is for comedic duos because here’s another event to entertain you.

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  1. Don’t forget Valentine’s Day is coming up next Friday, February 14! Even though Colombians celebrate the sentiment on the Day of Love and Friendship in September, I do think there’s some recognition of V-Day, at some restaurants, clubs, and hotels.