Ideal

Clube de Fado

Ideal Clube de Fado is a collective of artists dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of the Fado Tradicional, the singular music genre that encapsulates the Portuguese soul.

Daily at the Galeria de Paris, our musicians and singers put up a heartfelt and original show that digs down into the roots of this land.

Fado in Porto

[Pure]

There are many ways to sing the Fado, but among our artists we cultivate a passion for the origins of this song, which was included in UNESCO’s lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2011.

At Ideal Clube de Fado, we believe that each concert is a live act of creation, a unique experience that is renewed every day and drinks from the inexhaustible source of this strange way of life that is to be Portuguese. Our doors are open, and all are welcome.

The Art of Fado

[Traditional]

Over the years, Fado has assimilated motifs and tropes from other musical traditions, branching in different genres and styles. Among them, Fado Tradicional remains faithful to the roots of this urban song, preserving the indelible mark of the travels of a people and the echoes of every culture they have came across.

Defined by improvisation, this Fado is a cry of freedom, a musical invitation to contemplate existence, to sing our joy and sadness in a celebration of life.

To whom?


// For those who want to listen to the most authentic tradition of classic Fado

// For those who want to enjoy Fado without food in the late afternoon

// For those who want to participate in a meeting with the musicians to learn more about Fado

// For those who want to listen to top-level singers and guitar players from Porto, in an intimate space with fantastic acoustics

Schedule and Prices

Our daily concerts start at 6 p.m. For those who want to know more about Fado, we recommend an early arrival, half an hour earlier, so that you can participate in our meet & greet session and interact with the musicians.

On sundays there is also a concert at 9:30 pm with a meet & greet 30 min before.

17:30 Meet & Greet

Free and optional – you can come to the concert without coming to meet & greet

18:00 Concert (60 min)

Admission (24+): 19€*
Youth (13-23): 12€*
Child (3-12): 7€*

Admission includes a glass of Port wine. We don’t serve food.

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Must Know

What is “Fado Tradicional”?

If you think Fado Tradicional (traditional Fado) is Fado that was composed many years ago or if you think it’s the kind of Fado that Amalia sang, this article is…

Styles in Fado

Did you know that not everything a fado singer sings is Fado? Do you know the difference between “Fado Tradicional“, “Fado Canção“, “Marcha” e “Folclore“? If your answer is no,…

FAQ

Can I get a refund of the tickets in case of any unforeseen circumstances?

Yes. If you cancel up to 24 hours before you will have a full refund.

I don’t know anything about Fado. Is this show for me?

If you are looking to hear authentic and genuine Fado and enjoy an immersive experience, this show is for you. If you want to know more about Fado, have a chat the musicians at 5:30 p.m.

Can I eat during the show?

No. We want to provide a musical experience without interference, but if you want, you can order drinks.

Do I have to consume anything during the concert?

No.

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