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This week and beyond...

James Vincent McMorrow

Irish musician James Vincent McMorrow, along with his band, presents his second LP, 'Post Tropical' (2014), an album that sees the artist adding an electronic twist to his leisurely pop-folk style we discovered with his debut work, 'Early in the

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Wed Oct 22
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Bach in Barcelona

Dutch cellist Jurgen van Win is promoting this series of concerts that take place almost every Thursday over the summer, until 25 September. Every show features two of the six Bach Suites. Enjoy baroque music in Romanesque surroundings.For more info

  1. Sant Pau del Camp Sant Pau, 101, El Raval, 08001
  2. Thu Oct 23 - Thu Dec 25
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OBC + Yuja Wang

  • Critics choice

The young Chinese pianist performs in October in both the Palau de la Música Catalana and the Auditori. In the latter, she'll be with the Barcelona and Catalan National Symphony (OBC), performing Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 1 (Concerto in C

  1. L'Auditori Lepant, 150, Eixample, 08013
  2. Fri Oct 24 - Sun Oct 26
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46th Voll-Damm Festival Internacional de Jazz de Barcelona: Vicente Amigo

He's been among the greatest flamenco guitarists of all time for years now, but far from resting on past glories, Vicente Amigo keeps on keeping on with his career. On his latest album, 'Tierra', his seventh since he started burst onto the scene 26

  1. Palau de la Música Catalana Palau de la Música, 4-6, Ciutat Vella, 08003
  2. Fri Oct 24
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Alen Garagic

The Bosnian guitarist who you'll often find playing in the series his colleague Manuel González regularly programmes is doing his thing once again, featuring works by Rodrigo, Albéniz, and Tarrega, as well as pieces based on flamenco tradition.

  1. Parròquia de Santa Anna Santa Anna, 29, Ciutat Vella, 08002
  2. Sun Oct 26 - Tue Oct 28
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Cocktails & Jazz: Bernat Font Trio

Disciple of Lluis Coloma and Ignasi Terraza, young musician Bernat Font stands out as much for being well-spoken, the result of a surprising maturity, as for the ease with which he performs classics from the era of swing and boogie woogie.

  1. Milano Cocktail Bar Ronda Universitat, 35, Eixample Dret, 08007
  2. Mon Oct 27
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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

For a decade Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings have been travelling round the world, suprising audiences with their crude recordings and explosive live shows. They were in Barcelona in 2010 in Sala Apolo, where so many fans came to worship at their feet

  1. Palau de la Música Catalana Palau de la Música, 4-6, Ciutat Vella, 08003
  2. Tue Nov 18
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