Discover the most authentic tradition of classic Fado in an intimate concert with renowned Porto artists
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 Traditional Fado
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.
Fado concerts in Porto
Everyday our musicians and singers put up a heartfelt and original show that digs down into the roots of this land. If you would like to know more about Fado, we recommend an early arrival, 15 minutes earlier, so that you can participate in our talk with the musicians. The 21:00 concert occurs on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Extra session: 11 August at 21:00
Meet & greet
Free and optional
Book online and get a 5% discount. Admission includes a glass of Port wine.
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…
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,…
– 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 intense experience, this show is for you. If you want to know more about Fado, have a chat with the musicians 15 minutes before the concert.
– 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. You just need to send us an email or a WhatsApp message.
– Can I eat during the show?
No. We want to provide a music experience without interferences. This way, you’re going to feel more the Fado.
– Do I have to buy drinks during the concert?