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Vermut with Maria Rodés

Maria Rodés is one of the most prolific and risk-taking singer-songwriters in Catalunya. She sings copla, pop and rock – and all with a very personal style. She's the star of an exclusive vermouth-hour concert at El Mirador del Palau restaurant,

  1. El Mirador del Palau Palau de la Música, 4-6
  2. Sun Nov 23
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¡Que trabaje Rita! presents Miguel Bosé

¡Que Trabaje Rita! are in the big leagues now. They're organising a big party to benefit Fundació Lluita Contra la Sida (Fight Against Aids Foundation), with 20 artists, 7 DJs, burlesque singers and 11 hours of non-stop dancing. And if that

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Sun Nov 23
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The Drums

The Drums present their new album in Barcelona as part of a tour to present 'Encyclopedia' (2014). This third album from the New Yorkers has released its first single 'Magic Mountain', which promises to be as much of a hit as the band's earlier

  1. Razzmatazz Almogàvers, 122, Sant Martí, 08018
  2. Sun Nov 23
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St. Vincent + Núria Graham

With the echos of her recent collaboration with David Byrne and big-sound concert at Primavera Sound 2014 still ringing pleasantly in our ears, St. Vincent is back in Barcelona to perform at the Apollo with an eponymous album which continues to

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Tue Nov 25
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BCN Gin Tunes & Roses: Cathy Claret

Self-taught and nomadic by nature, French artist Cathy Claret was a surprise with her early albums – 'Cathy Claret' (1989) and 'Soleil and Madness' (1990) – she's pretty much been wowing ever since. She's done celebrated collaborations with the

  1. Jamboree Pl. Reial, 17, Ciutat Vella, 08002
  2. Tue Nov 25
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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. Thu Nov 27 - Thu Dec 25
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Mac DeMarco + Juan Wauters

Canadian Mac DeMarco may no longer be the young promise of the Captured Tracks label who dazzled half the world, but thanks to his latest album, 'Salad Days' (2014), he's become one of the most acclaimed voices on the current indie scene. The EP

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Fri Nov 28
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La Orquestra del Caballo Ganador: ZA! + CaboSanRoque + Sara Fontán

CaboSanRoque and ZA!, along with Sara Fontán, present a special night with the Orquesta del Caballo Ganador, regulars at Heliogàbal, on a new stage: L'Auditori. The Orquestra del Caballo Ganador nights are unique in that each concert features

  1. L'Auditori Lepant, 150, Eixample, 08013
  2. Fri Nov 28
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Pere Ubu

Pere Ubu is one of the best examples of artistic integrity in the history of rock. Formed in 1975, and with the reverential David Thomas as the only constant, the band from Cleveland makes their message clear with the motto on their encyclopaedic

  1. La [2] de l'Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 111, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Fri Nov 28
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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. Sat Nov 29
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