Most museums in Lisbon re-opened April 5, and theaters, cinemas, and live music venues on April 19. Read more here. NOTE: Hours are changing constantly and shows still get cancelled, so please check with the organizers.
The holiday season is all about ritual. Desterro, cool bar and one of Lisbon's trippiest havens for late-night weirdness, welcomes ATR, aka the "Therapeutic Noise Association," this coming Tuesday, to bring you something completely different, ritually speaking. Here's how they describe it: "Machines, disruption, improvisation, interference, failure, alteration of the senses, lack of control, technoshamanism, […]
Friday the 13th is upon us. For some that means bad luck. Local dungeon of weirdness and fun that is Desterro is having none of that nonsense. Here's what they say: "Because we believe superstitions are unlucky, this Friday the 13th we welcome a night of Latinities, full of sweepstakes and giveaways on the frontline […]
This Saturday, Lisbon-based house music collective CAPITAL DECAY comes to late-night basement of weirdness Desterro ("Exile" or "Banishment") to present their latest artists in the third edition of their Capital Desterrada ("Distraught Captial") party. Said artists are HANGLOSER, who is spinning back to back with KARA KONCHAR. They are followed by DJs VSO and NA […]
Have you been itching for a night of bedroom pop, quirky club beats, and new-era ambient infused with soaring trance melodies, courtesy of three Irishmen and one Irishwoman? Well, you're in luck (no pun intended). Here's what Desterro, late-night party and dance dungeon that continues to defy gentrification, and organizers of the city's Hall of […]
Lisbon's pre-pandemic low-key late-night/early-morning go-to for all things untz-untz-untz Desterro is still one of the coolest places to both find and lose yourself on a Friday night. Also, they care about the planet. And this Friday night, they invite you to "let the sea set you free." Here's what they say: "In the eminence of […]
Here's what local one-man-ensemble-with-talent Smoked Falmon says about his latest EP, Entretanto: "This EP was not part of the plan... Until in a cadence of unexpected events, it appears in the back of a Lisbon basement the invitation of a drunken alien plot, to gather some sounds and send them to a place where the […]
Here's what underground underdogs with dignity Desterro say about this Friday night: "'The Occupy movement,' says Noam Chomsky, 'is the first major public reaction to thirty years of class warfare,' a movement driven by the masses that began in New York on September 17, 2011, and quickly spread to thousands of locations around the world.' […]
Aterro is a monthly residency at one of Lisbon's finest late-night musical and artistic havens Desterro. It was started in January 2020, and has survived the end of the world thus far, as evidenced by their plans for this Saturday night, about which they say this: "In this twenty-first session there will be the return […]
Non-profit organization and late-night go-to for all things techno and weird Desterro presents the 10th edition of dARC ATTACK this Friday night, and here's all they say about it: "Synesthesia in the basement." You can learn more here maybe.
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