Music & Nightlife

The best gigs, festivals and nights out in Barcelona – find shows and book tickets

This week and beyond...


Are you a fan of the reality competition TV series 'RuPaul's Drag Race'? Are you in the mood for spending some time with other fans of the series and watching old and new episodes? All this and more  can be yours, along with your multi-talented

  1. Aribau, 33, Eixample
  2. Tue Jan 27 - Tue Feb 17
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The New Catalan Ensemble with Motis & Chamorro

The New Catalan Ensemble (NewCat) is a group formed with the aim of incorporating the sound of traditional Catalan musical instruments into other musical areas and thus reflecting the concern that composers and performers have developed over recent

  1. Jamboree Pl. Reial, 17, Ciutat Vella, 08002
  2. Wed Jan 28
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Club 4: Luca Fabiani + Pablo Luque

  El DJ torinès Luca Fabiani ve del món del goa trance i les raves però va ser a l’Space d’Eivissa on va desenvolupar el seu so més illenc. El 2011 esdevé resident del Club 4 de Paco Osuna i el 2012 engega un nou segell amb Stefano Lotti,

  1. City Hall Rambla de Catalunya, 2-4, Eixample Dret, 08007
  2. Thu Jan 29
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Palau 100 Piano: Iván Martín

  • Critics choice

Great pianists continue to come to town thanks to the music cycle organised by the Fundación Orfeó Català-Palau de la Música Catalana. This time the spotlight is on a musician from the Canary Islands who has performed here on other occasions as

  1. Palau de la Música Catalana Palau de la Música, 4-6, Ciutat Vella, 08003
  2. Thu Jan 29
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Is Tropical

After the December 2014 release of two new 10-inch singles, 'Crawl' and 'On My Way', this London-based trio is back in Spain as part of their tour that heads to Barcelona on January 29. These are the first of the singles the British group will

  1. Bikini Diagonal, 547, Les Corts, 08029
  2. Thu Jan 29
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Trentemøller DJ + Shelby Grey

Danish musician Trentemøller excels as a producer and breaking melodic moments. His personal brand is somewhere between indie and electronica. Since his debut in 2006 with 'The Last Resort', Trentemøller has toured round the world and founded his

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Fri Jan 30
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Frogs for Snakes

  • Free

The members of Barcelona-based acoustic trio Frogs for Snakes hail from the States (guitar/vocals) and England (bass and harmonica). Together, their music is anchored in the blues but encompasses a wide range of musical styles. The sound is both

  1. BlackLab Brewhouse & Kitchen Plaça Pau Vila, 1, 08039
  2. Sat Jan 31
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Cocktails & Jazz: Magnolia

Myriam Swanson, previously the volcanic voice of the band Mambo Jambo, takes the stage at the Milano to present her quartet, Magnolia. The band performs classics by Etta James, Sarah Vaughan and Rosemary Clooney, songs Swanson has been carrying in

  1. Milano Cocktail Bar Ronda Universitat, 35, Eixample Dret, 08007
  2. Sat Jan 31
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16th Banc Sabadell Festival del Mil·lenni: Tweedy

When Jeff Tweedy, singer, songwriter, guitarist and leader of Wilco, started working on what would be his solo debut – in his free time he was already producing albums for Mavis Staples, Low, and White Denim – he started rehearsals with the help

  1. L'Auditori Lepant, 150, Eixample, 08013
  2. Mon Feb 2
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The Near Death Ensemble + Joe Wray & Laura Page

  • Free

Barcelona-based band The Near Death Ensemble and UK artists Joe Wray and Laura Page are featured at the La Finestra art gallery/performance space. The art exhibition opening is February 6 and 7, and The Near Death Ensemble, an

  1. La Finestra Baixada de Viladecols, 2
  2. Fri Feb 6 - Sat Feb 7
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