What to do: Coming Up

By bogotapost July 13, 2015

Life in Color Bogota
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.
August 6, Centro de Eventos Autopista Norte

Carlos Vives ‘Mas Corazón Profundo’ Tour
One of Colombia’s biggest pop stars will play to a crowd of adoring fans in the capital.
August 13, El Campin

Michael Jackson Tribute
This award-winning Michael Jackson tribute includes more than 30 artists on stage and the excellent dance stylings of Manuel Beltrán as the King of Pop.
August 12-29, Teatro Cafam de Bellas Artes

Rock al Parque
Sum 41 have been confirmed for this year’s edition, with the likes of Cafe Tacvba, Desorden Público, Total Chaos, Los Pericos, Los Cafres and Behemoth joining them, as well as a whole host of national and international groups.
August 15-17, Parque Simón Bolívar

Tokio Hotel
One of Germany’s most successful bands of recent times, they boast nine platinum records. Showcasing their classics as well as songs from their most recent offering Kings of Suburbia.
August 20, Royal Center

Erasure’s Andy Bell
Half of English synthpop duo Erasure will bring a night of 80s and 90s dance to the capital – expect all the hits.
August 28, Teatro Metropol

Andrés Cepeda ‘Mil Ciudades’ Tour
Presenting his latest offering, Colombian singer-songwriter Cepeda starts his world tour here in the capital, taking fans on a musical journey through a 20-year career.
September 4 & 5, Palacio de los Deportes

Garden Rave
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.
September 12, Centro de Eventos Autopista Norte

Bogota Fashion Week
Bogota’s international airport is perhaps an odd location for the pilot of the capital’s fashion week, but it hopes to become a regular annual event and take on Medellin as the country’s fashion centre.
September 15-19, Aeropuerto El Dorado

Faith No More
The famed influential Californian rockers have been on the scene for over 30 years, but this is their first visit to the Colombian capital.
September 18, Royal Center

System of a Down
Explosive Grammy-winning alt-rockers visit Colombia for the first time as part of their Wake Up The Souls World Tour.
October 3, Parque 222

Katy Perry
She needs no introduction. Visiting Colombia for the first time as part of her Prismatic World Tour.
October 9, Parque 222

Probably the most important symphonic rock group anywhere in the world right now.
October 10, Teatro Metropol

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.
October 27 – November 4, various venues

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
This hugely influential symphony orchestra will be performing works by Beethoven and Mahler, conducted by Riccardo Muti.
October 28, Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo

Pearl Jam
One of the biggest rock bands of the 90s, Pearl Jam will fulfil numerous fans’ dreams by playing in the capital for the first time.
November 25, El Campin

Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro
The dates for Bogota’s biennial theatre festival have now been released. Keep your eye on our entertainment section for updates.
March 11-27, 2016