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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).
The Chemical Brothers - Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons - are one of the most famous duos in electronic music, and have been for the past 25 years. Along with Fatboy Slim, Propellerheads, Prodigy and The Crystal Method, they are responsible for creating
Barcelona's oldest reggae night returns to Sala Begood. For this event, Urtica Sound is in charge of selecting the best reggae and dancehall - the collective is one of the best in Catalonia and they've turned coastal town Vilanova i la Geltrú into
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
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
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
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
This six-member group from London has a legion of fans that's expanding globally. The big draw is singer, actress and fashion icon Natalia Tena ('Harry Potter', 'Game of Thrones'), a frontwoman who knows very well how to exploit her gifts onstage,
Za! is one of the most innovative groups on the Catalan music scene, and to kick off the Sâlmon Festival, the duo present an original and special show for the occasion. Papa Dupau and Spazzfrica Ehd define themselves as two people who play a lot of
Forty years after Half Japanese started playing together, and 13 years after the release of their last album, 'Hello' (2001), the group created by brothers Jad and David Fair, pioneers of a DIY aesthetic and lo-fi punk and one of the most
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