Happenings in the Zone – May / Mayo 2014

May is the month of flowers. Everything is in bloom and the fragrance of new life surround all. It is also the day we celebrate the ladies who gave us life, our mothers. Happy Mother’s Day / Feliz Día de la Madre to all.

May flowers in bloom at Casa Reales at Plaza España.

May flowers in bloom at Casa Reales at Plaza España.

What’s happening in the Colonial Zone and around Santo Domingo. I will add May / Mayo 2014 events going on in the Ciudad Colonial and surrounding areas as I find them. If there is more information I will link to the page on this site or other sites. If you have an announcement you want to add please post in the comments or send me an email with the complete information and I will be happy to post it.

Continuing events throughout May
*Happy Hour at Harry’s every day 2×1 on select drinks from 2 to 9PM. Harry’s Bar and Restaurant, Plaza España.

>Thursday 1
*2 x 1 Sangria RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Jazzy Thursdays with Gustavo Rodriguez and his Band @ The Pool Bar, Hostal Nicolás de Ovando, Zona Colonial – 6PM to 10PM – No Cover – Happy Hour 2X1 from 6PM to 8PM.

*Las Noches de Jazz en La Zona! – Returning to the Zone on the Stairs of Calle el Conde between Calle Las Damas and Ave. del Puerto. Tonight is Jordi Masalles Quartet at 7:30PM. No cover.

*Dominica Nights “Music, Drinks, Food and Surprises” every Thursday from 7:30PM @ Hotel Mercure Comercial Santo Domingo

*Ladies Night at Onno’s Bar, Colonial Zone – 9PM 2 x 1 drinks for ladies – 11PM to 3AM

*Ladies Night at Discoteca Mint, Hotel Napolitano, Ave. George Washington. The ladies drink free 8PM until 1AM.

*Sabor a Son at Lucía 203, Calle Hostos at 8PM. RD$500 minimum consumption.

*Zona Colonial de Fiesta – Dancing at La Cantina by Nopal, Arz. Meriño at 9PM. Free.

>Friday 2 The long weekend for Día del Trabajo / Labor Day starts. The official day May 1st.

*2 x 1 Sangria RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Santo Domingo de Fiesta in Colonial Zone. More information

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

*”Salvation Jams” Every Friday La Espiral, Calle Jose Reyes, will have local bands sharing their music with the public at 9PM.

*Alvaro Torres and special guest Pedro Miguel Morales at Hard Rock Cafe starting at 9PM

*Viernes de humor with Jochy Jochy in La Cantina by Nopal, Calle Arz. Meriño, starting at 9PM. Entrance is free.

“Luis Tt Martinez” at Teatro Guloya, Calle Portes, starting at 10PM. Cover RD$100 P/P.

*Bobby Delgado at Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño, starting at 10PM. Cover RD$300 p/p.

>Saturday 3 The long weekend for Día del Trabajo / Labor Day continues. The official day May 1st.

*2 x 1 Mojito RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Santo Domingo de Fiesta in Colonial Zone. More information

*The Feria Artesanal / Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

*Mercado Aleman y Multicultural – German Market at The Dominican-German Center, at Calle Isabel la Católica #212 from 11AM to 6PM. German sausages, breads, sweets crafts, pet items, a BBQ and cold German and domestic beers.

Mexican Night 2 x 1 Shots of Tequila at Onno’s, Calle Hostos, at 9PM. There will be a Mariachi Band.

>Sunday 4 The long weekend for Día del Trabajo / Labor Day continues. The official day May 1st.

*2 x 1 Mojito RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Grupo Bonyé Live More information

*Colonial City Handicraft and Antiques Flea Market Every Sunday at Plaza Maria de Toledo.

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

>Monday 5 Día del Trabajo / Labor Day (The official day is May 1st)
The long weekend for Día del Trabajo / Labor Day comes to an end.

Happy Cinco de Mayo!
*Buy 2 margaritas and get Nachos HRC for free at Hard Rock Cafe all day! Make sure you let the server know.

*Lulú Live Sessiones – Jazz en Dominicana will bring live jazz to the Ciudad Colonial in various formats and styles to Lulú Tasting Bar, Arzobispo Meriño – 10PM. Tonight is Edgar Molina´s Atronik-Room.

>Tuesday 6
*2 x 1 Falafel RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Cuban troubadour Liuba Maria Hevia will be at Casa de Teatro starting at 8:30PM. Tickets are RD$500 p/p.

>Wednesday 7
*2 x 1 Falafel RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos,

*Night of the 80’s at Onno’s Bar, Zons Colonial – 9PM

*Zona Colonial de Fiesta – Jazz at La Cantina by Nopal, Arz. Meriño at 9PM. Free.

Mojiganga Bar, Calle Las Mercedes 2 x 1 Galactic Shots at 8PM.

*Live music on the patio El Briciolin at La Briciola, Calle Meriño, 8:30PM. No Cover. Reservations call 809-688-5055.

*The Acoustic Nights: Humor And Music With La Guagua: Comedy Collective at Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño at 10PM cost – RD$300 P/P

>Thursday 8
*2 x 1 Sangria RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Jazzy Thursdays with Gustavo Rodriguez and his Band @ The Pool Bar, Hostal Nicolás de Ovando, Zona Colonial – 6PM to 10PM – No Cover – Happy Hour 2X1 from 6PM to 8PM.

*Las Noches de Jazz en La Zona! – On the Stairs of Calle el Conde between Calle Las Damas and Ave. del Puerto. Tonight is Ernesto Nuñez at 8PM. No cover.

*Dominica Nights “Music, Drinks, Food and Surprises” every Thursday from 7:30PM @ Hotel Mercure Comercial Santo Domingo

*Ladies Night at Onno’s Bar, Colonial Zone – 9PM 2 x 1 drinks for ladies – 11PM to 3AM

*Ladies Night at Discoteca Mint, Hotel Napolitano, Ave. George Washington. The ladies drink free 8PM until 1AM.

*Sabor a Son at Lucía 203, Calle Hostos at 8PM. RD$500 minimum consumption.

*Zona Colonial de Fiesta – Dancing at La Cantina by Nopal, Arz. Meriño at 9PM. Free.

*Eva del Rap Album release party! at Hard Rock Cafe starts at 9PM.

>Friday 9
*2 x 1 Sangria RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Santo Domingo de Fiesta in Colonial Zone. More information

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

*”Salvation Jams” Every Friday La Espiral, Calle Jose Reyes, will have local bands sharing their music with the public at 9PM.

>Saturday 10
*2 x 1 Mojito RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Santo Domingo de Fiesta in Colonial Zone. More information

*The Feria Artesanal / Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

>Sunday 11
*2 x 1 Mojito RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Grupo Bonyé Live More information

*Colonial City Handicraft and Antiques Flea Market Every Sunday at Plaza Maria de Toledo.

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

>Monday 12
*Lulú Live Sessiones – Jazz en Dominicana will bring live jazz to the Ciudad Colonial in various formats and styles to Lulú Tasting Bar, Arzobispo Meriño – 10PM.

*Grupo Mano live at Casa de Teatro, Calle Meriño, listen to some Raices Fusion Poesia / Fusion Roots Poetry at 9PM. RD$100 p/p.

>Tuesday 13
*2 x 1 Falafel RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Karaoke and 2×1 drinks at Mamajuana Café – 8PM

*Omar Pérez-Then will be at Casa de Teatro at 9PM to present his new single “Cuando Ya No Estas”. Cover RD$250 p/p

*Free Salsa lessons at Canario Patio Lounge, Las Atarazanas, with Rene Esquea. 2×1 drinks specials until 10.

>Wednesday 14
*2 x 1 Falafel RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Night of the 80’s at Onno’s Bar, Zona Colonial – 9PM

*Zona Colonial de Fiesta – Jazz at La Cantina by Nopal, Arz. Meriño at 9PM. Free.

*Lenny Abreu in Concert on the patio El Briciolin at La Briciola, Calle Meriño, 8:30PM. No Cover. Reservations call 809-688-5055.

*The Acoustic Nights: Humor And Music With La Guagua: Comedy Collective at Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño at 10PM cost – RD$300 P/P

>Thursday 15
*2 x 1 Sangria RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Jazzy Thursdays with Gustavo Rodriguez and his Band @ The Pool Bar, Hostal Nicolás de Ovando, Zona Colonial – 6PM to 10PM – No Cover – Happy Hour 2X1 from 6PM to 8PM.

*Las Noches de Jazz en La Zona! – Returning to the Zone on the Stairs of Calle el Conde between Calle Las Damas and Ave. del Puerto. Tonight is Josean Jacobo & Tumbao at 8PM. No cover.

*Dominica Nights “Music, Drinks, Food and Surprises” every Thursday from 7:30PM @ Hotel Mercure Comercial Santo Domingo

*Ladies Night at Onno’s Bar, Zona Colonial – 9PM 2 x 1 drinks for ladies – 11PM to 3AM

*”Sabor a Son” at Lucía 203, Calle Hostos RD$500 minimum consumption

*Ladies Night at Discoteca Mint, Hotel Napolitano, Ave. George Washington. The ladies drink free 8PM until 1AM.

*The Play written by Richarson Díaz, “Acepto” a romantic drama, at the theater PiedePuente, Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño, at 8:30PM. RD$300 p/p.

*Janio Lora in concert at Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño, at 10PM.

>Friday 16
*2 x 1 Sangria RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Santo Domingo de Fiesta in Colonial Zone. More information

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

*Trio Mi Amorch Concert, Hard Rock Cafe at 9PM. Tickets are RD$600 p/p. Click for more information and videos.

*The Play written by Richarson Díaz, “Acepto” a romantic drama, at the theater PiedePuente, Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño, at 11:30PM. RD$300 p/p.

José Antonio Rodríguez at Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño, 8:30PM to 11:30PM.

>Saturday 17
*2 x 1 Mojito RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Santo Domingo de Fiesta in Colonial Zone. More information

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

*Ladies Night at Elis Beer Market, Calle Isabel la Catolica, from 8-10PM ladies get Sangria and The 1(ONE) Beer free.

*Jazzeando el Cancionero Dominicano Volumen 2 / Jazzeando Dominican Songbook Volume 2 a free concert in Plaza España at 8PM. Click for more information about Jazzeando Volume 2 and a few songs.

>Sunday 18
*2 x 1 Mojito RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Grupo Bonyé Live More information

*Colonial City Handicraft and Antiques Flea Market Every Sunday at Plaza Maria de Toledo.

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

>Monday 19
*Lulú Live Sessiones – Jazz en Dominicana will bring live jazz to the Ciudad Colonial in various formats and styles to Lulú Tasting Bar, Arzobispo Meriño – 10PM.

*Grupo Mano live at Casa de Teatro, Calle Meriño, listen to some Raices Fusion Poesia / Fusion Roots Poetry at 9PM. RD$100 p/p.

>Tuesday 20
*2 x 1 Falafel RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Free Salsa lessons at Canario Patio Lounge, Las Atarazanas, with Rene Esquea. 2×1 drinks specials until 10.

>Wednesday 21
*2 x 1 Falafel RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Night of the 80’s at Onno’s Bar, Zona Colonial – 9PM

*Zona Colonial de Fiesta – Jazz at La Cantina by Nopal, Arz. Meriño at 9PM. Free.

*Adele Tribute with Claudia González Hard Rock Cafe starts at 9PM. RD$500 cover charge. Make reservations at the Café.

*Live music on the patio El Briciolin at La Briciola, Calle Meriño, 8:30PM. No Cover. Reservations call 809-688-5055.

*The Acoustic Nights: Humor And Music With La Guagua: Comedy Collective at Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño at 10PM cost – RD$300 P/P

>Thursday 22
*2 x 1 Sangria RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Las Noches de Jazz en La Zona! – Returning to the Zone on the Stairs of Calle el Conde between Calle Las Damas and Ave. del Puerto. Tonight is Joshy y su 4 Jazz at 8PM. No cover.

*Jazzy Thursdays with Gustavo Rodriguez and his Band @ The Pool Bar, Hostal Nicolás de Ovando, Zona Colonial – 6PM to 10PM – No Cover – Happy Hour 2X1 from 6PM to 8PM.

*Dominica Nights “Music, Drinks, Food and Surprises” every Thursday from 7:30PM @ Hotel Mercure Comercial Santo Domingo

*Ladies Night at Onno’s Bar, Colonial Zone – 9PM 2 x 1 drinks for ladies – 11PM to 3AM

*Ladies Night at Discoteca Mint, Hotel Napolitano, Ave. George Washington. The ladies drink free 8PM until 1AM.

*2×1 Sangría at Antica Pizzeria, Calle Padre Billini starting at 5:30PM

*Janio Lora in concert at Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño, at 10PM.

>Friday 23
*2 x 1 Sangria RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Santo Domingo de Fiesta in Colonial Zone. More information

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

*JLS (Jodio Loco Sucio) will be returning home to DR all the way from Spain for a hard rock concert in the Hard Rock Cafe. The “20 Años de Patria!” show starts at 9PM. Entrance is RD$500 p/p. (Watch the YouTbe video Diputado Man http://youtu.be/6HRmpQyL4ZM). Get JLS music on iTunes.

José Antonio Rodríguez at Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño, 8:30PM to 11:30PM.

>Saturday 24
*2 x 1 Mojito RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Santo Domingo de Fiesta in Colonial Zone. More information

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

*Ladies Night at Elis Beer Market, Calle Isabel la Catolica, from 8-10PM ladies get Sangria and The 1(One) Beer free.

>Sunday 25 Happy Mother’s Day / Feliz Día de la Madre.

*2 x 1 Mojito RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Grupo Bonyé Live More information

*Colonial City Handicraft and Antiques Flea Market Every Sunday at Plaza Maria de Toledo.

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

*Día de la Madre at Canario Patio Lounge, Las Atarazanas, with live music and more surprises. 2×1 drinks from 8 to 10.

>Monday 26
*Lulú Live Sessiones – Jazz en Dominicana will bring live jazz to the Ciudad Colonial in various formats and styles to Lulú Tasting Bar, Arzobispo Meriño – 10PM.

*Grupo Mano live at Casa de Teatro, Calle Meriño, listen to some Raices Fusion Poesia / Fusion Roots Poetry at 9PM. RD$100 p/p.

>Tuesday 27
*2 x 1 Falafel RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*2×1 Sangria and Tapas for RD$100 at Pura Tasca, Emiliano Tejera starting at 5:30PM

*Karaoke and 2×1 at Mamajuana Café, Plaza España, at 8PM.

*Omar Pérez-Then will be at Casa de Teatro at 9PM to present his new single “Cuando Ya No Estas”. Cover RD$250 p/p

*Free Salsa lessons at Canario Patio Lounge, Las Atarazanas, with Rene Esquea. 2×1 drinks specials until 10.

>Wednesday 28
*2 x 1 Falafel RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Night of the 80’s at Onno’s Bar, Zons Colonial – 9PM
2 x 1 Drinks and Ladies drink free at Faces Dance Club, La Atarazana.

*Live Music every Wednesday at El Briciolin at La Briciola, Arz. Meriño. The Blues Makers (Acoustic) starting at 9PM – no cover.

*Wednesday of Jazz at La Cantina by Nopal, Arz. Meriño at 9PM – no cover.

*Live music on the patio El Briciolin at La Briciola, Calle Meriño, 8:30PM. No Cover. Reservations call 809-688-5055.

*The Acoustic Nights: Humor And Music With La Guagua: Comedy Collective at Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño at 10PM cost – RD$300 P/P

>Thursday 29
*2 x 1 Sangria RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Jazzy Thursdays with Gustavo Rodriguez and his Band @ The Pool Bar, Hostal Nicolás de Ovando, Zona Colonial – 6PM to 10PM – No Cover – Happy Hour 2X1 from 6PM to 8PM.

*Las Noches de Jazz en La Zona! – Returning to the Zone on the Stairs of Calle el Conde between Calle Las Damas and Ave. del Puerto. With Oscar Micheli Trío +1 at 8PM. No cover.

*Dominica Nights “Music, Drinks, Food and Surprises” every Thursday from 7:30PM @ Hotel Mercure Comercial Santo Domingo

*Ladies Night at Onno’s Bar, Colonial Zone – 9PM 2 x 1 drinks for ladies – 11PM to 3AM

*Ladies Night at Discoteca Mint, Hotel Napolitano, Ave. George Washington. The ladies drink free 8PM until 1AM.

*”Sabor a Son” at Lucía 203, Calle Hostos RD$500 minimum consumption

*Janio Lora in concert at Casa de Teatro, Arz. Meriño, at 10PM.

>Friday 30
*2 x 1 Sangria RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Santo Domingo de Fiesta in Colonial Zone. More information

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

>Saturday 31
Secretaries Day

*2 x 1 Mojito RD$250 at Nómadas Bar & Restaurant, Calle Hostos from 6PM to 10PM.

*Santo Domingo de Fiesta in Colonial Zone. More information

*Arts and Crafts Fair at Plazoleta Fray Bartolome de las Casas on Calle Padre Billini on the corner Arzobispo Meriño starting at 9AM.

*Ladies Night at Elis Beer Market, Calle Isabel la Catolica, from 8-10PM ladies get Sangria and The 1(One) Beer free.