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Mas i Mas Festival 2014: John Talabot

  • Critics choice

The opening night of the San Miguel Mas i Mas Festival features a genuine phenomenon at Moog. The DJ John Talabot is without doubt Barcelona's most international electronic producer. Paying attention to every detail, he creates a sound that grows

  1. Moog Arc del Teatre, 3, El Raval, 08001
  2. Thu Jul 31
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25th Guitar Festival Barcelona: Andrés Calamaro

The Argentinian Andrés Calamaro returns to our stages after a two-year absence to present his latest album in Barcelona. Released last year, 'Bohemio' (2013) is an album infused with rock rhythms and hints of bolero and tango.

  1. BARTS (Barcelona Arts on Stage) Av. Paral·lel, 62, Ciutat Vella, 08001
  2. Thu Jul 31
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Mas i Mas Festival 2014: La Banda Municipal de Barcelona a la Plaça del Rei

  • Critics choice
  • Free

Following last year's success, Barcelona's municipal band returns to Plaça del Rei for more open-air concerts. Salvador Brotons will conduct the ensemble for a programme consisting of works from Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Toldrà, and Salvador Brotons

  1. Plaça del Rei Plaça del Rei, Ciutat Vella
  2. Thu Jul 31
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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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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 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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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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