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(What's the story) morning glory? Pere Nolasc Plana + Jon Cottle

'Morning Sunday' is the title of this concert featuring this duo on violin/viola and cello. The repertoire is made up of a selection of cult, popular and traditional works. This is a new offering from the original cycle of concerts that fills the

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Sun Apr 19
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Blues & Ritmes 2015: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O'Donovan

Despite their youth, Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O'Donovan deserve the title of the new queens of bluegrass and are representative of the new high-spirited folk in the USA. Their albums on their own or with other groups they've been part of

  1. Teatre Principal (Badalona) Francesc Layret, 41, 08911
  2. Sun Apr 19
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Bach in Barcelona

Dutch cellist Jurgen van Win is promoting this series of concerts that take place every Thursday. Every show features two of the six Bach Suites. Enjoy baroque music in Romanesque surroundings. (Reservations: 679305718 / 935892855).

  1. Sant Pau del Camp Sant Pau, 101, El Raval, 08001
  2. Mon Apr 20 - Wed Apr 29
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Carmen

  • Critics choice

The Gran Teatre del Liceu brings in this production, directed by Calixto Bieito, which caused a scandal when it was originally released in 1875, but over time has it been increasingly accepted. In the lead roles are Béatrice Uria-Monzon and Nikolai

  1. Gran Teatre del Liceu La Rambla, 51-59, El Raval, 08002
  2. Mon Apr 20 - Sat May 2
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Godflesh

Godflesh, veteran British industrial metal band, are back in Barcelona with a new album, the much-awaited LP, 'A World Lit Only By Fire' (2014), a powerful new exploration of sound that transcends the limits you might have been used to from

  1. La [2] de l'Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 111, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Mon Apr 20
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Guitar BCN 2015: Matthew Herbert

Londoner Matthew Herbert hooks up with a band to bring his new album 'The Shakes' to Barcelona. This time he goes in for songs with melodies, vocals and even a sort of summer-fun sound. And dance-floor ready. Though you will find experimentation, a

  1. BARTS (Barcelona Arts on Stage) Av. Paral·lel, 62, Ciutat Vella, 08001
  2. Mon Apr 20
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The Dodos

This rythmic psychedelic experimental folk duo from San Francisco made up of Meric Long and Logan Kroeber are in town to present their sixth album, 'individ' (2015).

  1. Sidecar Factory Club Pl. Reial, 7, Ciutat Vella, 08002
  2. Tue Apr 21
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The Spanish Guitar in concert: Barcelona 4 Guitars

Four guitarists – Manuel González, Xavier Coll, Ekaterina Zàytseva and Belisana Ruíz – perform works for guitar quartets by Tchaikovsky, Bach, Schubert, Offenbach and Albéniz, among others. This is a regular and a favourite among guitar

  1. Palau de la Música Catalana Palau de la Música, 4-6, Ciutat Vella, 08003
  2. Tue Apr 21
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