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Mas i Mas Festival 2014: Daniel Ligorio

  • Critics choice

The Catalan pianist opens this year's cycle of concerts promoted by the Fundación Mas y Mas, filling Barcelona's Museum of History with music. The planned programme consists of works by Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Gershwin and Mompou.    

  1. MUHBA Museu d'Història de Barcelona Pl. del Rei, Ciutat Vella, 08002
  2. Fri Aug 1
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Mas i Mas Festival 2014: bRUNA

bRUNA is a musician who merges the best of French house, indie pop and classical music in his sessions to create his own unique sound. Check him out at Moog.

  1. Moog Arc del Teatre, 3, El Raval, 08001
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Blues Night at Poble Espanyol: Oscar Rabadán & Blas Picón + Chino & The Big Bet

Blas Picón and Oscar Rabadán play the blues straight from the heart. Playing their own compositions alongside well-chosen covers, this duo immerses us in an authentic blues atmosphere. This evening they are sharing the stage with 'Chino', one of

  1. Poble Espanyol Av. de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 13, Sants-Montjuïc, 08038
  2. Sat Aug 2
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Piknic #10: Flying Circus

The folk from Flying Circus will be indulging us at the first Piknic in August. One of the top acts will be M.A.N.DY. (8pm), the stage name for duo Philipp Jung and Patrick Bodmer. Before that, Lee Burridge (6pm), a DJ and producer from Dorset, will

  1. Jardins de Joan Brossa Av. Miramar-Pl. de la Sardana
  2. Sun Aug 3
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Orquesta Ilegal de Barcelona

One of the most popular bands in town that took their name from the illegal act they commit when they play their music on the streets and are then chased down by the authorities. They couldn't be more cosmopolitan, with their 11 members from seven

  1. Harlem Jazz Club Comtessa de Sobradiel, 8, Gòtic, 08002
  2. Fri Aug 15
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Cocktails & Jazz: Magnolia

Myriam Swanson, previously the volcanic voice of the band Mambo Jambo, takes the stage at the Milano to present her quartet, Magnolia. The band performs classics by Etta James, Sarah Vaughan and Rosemary Clooney, songs Swanson has been carrying in

  1. Milano Cocktail Bar Ronda Universitat, 35, Eixample Dret, 08007
  2. Thu Aug 28
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