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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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Till April

It's the debut at Harlem Jazz Club for this group that brings back the rich tradition of music blending with the show, and in all of their concerts they give the audience top-quality music along with a fun and ferocious show with a mix of genres

  1. Harlem Jazz Club Comtessa de Sobradiel, 8, Gòtic, 08002
  2. Thu Aug 28
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Nitsa: Ellen Allien + DJ Fra

Ellen Fraatz (aka Ellen Allien) is back in town. This veteran of German electronic music and founder of the BPitch Control label will get you dancing with her signature combination of electro, tecno, minimal and experimental music.

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Fri Aug 29
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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. Fri Aug 29
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Mas i Mas Festival 2014: Aloe Blacc

Aloe Blacc is the latest sensation on the international soul&funk scene. The excellent reception he's had from his latest album, 'Lift Your Spirit' (2013), has helped the mega hit 'Wake Me Up', which he made in 2013 with Swedish DJ Avicii and which

  1. Palau de la Música Catalana Palau de la Música, 4-6, Ciutat Vella, 08003
  2. Fri Aug 29
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Piknic Electronik: Michael Mayer

If you find yourself at a loose end on Sunday, don't forget about the Piknic Electronik. This week, the DJ in charge of brightening and lengthening your weekend is Michael Mayer, owner of the Kompakt label.

  1. Jardins de Joan Brossa Av. Miramar-Pl. de la Sardana
  2. Sun Aug 31
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Mas i Mas Festival 2014: Trio Arriaga

  • Critics choice

The concert series that has been entertaining those around the city all August in the History of Barcelona Museum is coming to an end. This final date is with the trio made up of Daniel Ligorio, Felipe Rodríguez and David Apellániz, who will

  1. MUHBA Museu d'Història de Barcelona Pl. del Rei, Ciutat Vella, 08002
  2. Sun Aug 31
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El Dirty de Razzmatazz

'All the hits you can imagine mixed together (now!)'. This is the battle cry of this session that every Wednesday fills the big at Razz with a young clientele (who don't have to get up early) in a party mood. The DJ in charge of making everyone

  1. Razzmatazz Almogàvers, 122, Sant Martí, 08018
  2. Wed Sep 3
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