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


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Festival Àsia 2014

  • Free

The Asia Festival celebrates its 13th edition this year with a total of 11 international performances over the course of 6 days on 8 different stages in Barcelona. And the best bit is that 10 of them are free. (The performance of 'Don Quixote, the

  1. Various venues
  2. Thu Sep 18 - Thu Sep 25
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The Barber of Seville

  • Critics choice

The Gran Teatre del Liceu kicks off the season with one of Rossini's most popular operas, and one of the most popular in the whole of the opera world at that. The show is a new co-production, with stage direction by Joan Font (Comediants) and

  1. Gran Teatre del Liceu La Rambla, 51-59, El Raval, 08002
  2. Thu Sep 18 - Thu Sep 25
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Festival Àsia 2014: Don Quijote, the Knight-errant

An original version of the play 'Don Quijote, the Knight-errant', brought to you by the Guizhou Peking Opera company, which is made up of 40 actors and musicians from the Chinese province.

  1. Sant Pere més Baix, 7, Ciutat Vella, 08003
  2. Thu Sep 18 - Fri Sep 19
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Dancing Spies: Reboot

Exclusive club Dancing Spies, sponsored by Dom Pérignon Rosé, brings in DJ Reboot (aka Frank Heinrich), a musician who has gone from his first love, house, to an electronica full of complex and intelligent, even exotic, structures. Since the

  1. CDLC Pg. Marítim, 32, Ciutat Vella, 08003
  2. Fri Sep 19
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Back to the 80s & Especial Depeche Mode: Albertcode + Robert Martex + Spot

La nit mensual dedicada als sons dels 80 comandada per Albertcode és un clàssic de la nit barcelonina. Ell i els seus convidats proposen una mirada sense prejudicis cap a la dècada dels escalfadors, unint grans èxits, 'hits' foscos i 'hits'

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Fri Sep 19
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Cocktails & Jazz: Chino & The Big Bet

Heading up bands like The Acoustic Blues Company, Down Home and Shine, Hernan Senra – better known by his nickname 'Chino' – has taken his music around Spain and Europe. Accompanying him are The Big Bet, featuring Rod Deville (double bass) and

  1. Milano Cocktail Bar Ronda Universitat, 35, Eixample Dret, 08007
  2. Fri Sep 19
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Cocktails & Jazz: Chino & The Big Bet

Heading up bands like The Acoustic Blues Company, Down Home and Shine, Hernan Senra – better known by his nickname 'Chino' – has taken his music around Spain and Europe. Accompanying him are The Big Bet, featuring Rod Deville (double bass) and

  1. Milano Cocktail Bar Ronda Universitat, 35, Eixample Dret, 08007
  2. Fri Sep 19
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BAM 2014: Flamingo Tours + Sonny Knight & The Lakers + Lisa & The Lips + Ibibio Sound Machine

  • Free

The most urban beats are the star of the show at tonight's BAM festival at the Muelle de la Madera. First up is Myriam Swanson, who fronts Flamingo Tours (9pm) with her booming voice and sexy charisma. Swanson and company bring a wild vintage rock

  1. Moll de la Fusta Pg. de Colom, Ciutat Vella, 08003
  2. Fri Sep 19
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Festival Àsia 2014: Black Coffee by Mayookh Bhaumik

  • Free

The Asia Festival is where Indian group Black Coffee makes their European debut. Multifaceted percussionist Mayookh Bhowmick and company will fill the Cathedral square with a mix of sounds that range from the most traditional to electronica to hip

  1. Plaça de la Catedral, 08002
  2. Fri Sep 19
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Mercè 2014: Dani Martín + Lax'n'Busto + Amelie + Via Límit + Adrià Ortega

  • Free

It's the end of the series of concerts put on by Catalan radio stations in Av Maria Cristina, this time hosted by Los 40 Principales with a varied line-up featuring the former singer of El Canto del Loco, Dani Martín (11.15pm); veterans

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