Music & Nightlife

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Royal Blood

British musicians Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher have made themselves into one of the biggest reveleations of 2014 in the UK. Royal Blood have been together just over a year, and NME magazine already considers them one of the most promising names in the

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Tue Mar 31
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Bach in Barcelona

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).

  1. Sant Pau del Camp Sant Pau, 101, El Raval, 08001
  2. Wed Apr 1 - Wed Apr 29
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Dense & Pika + Luca Fabiani

Alex Jones and Christopher Spero are Dense & Pika. Together they run their own label where they've released four EPs that have revolutionaised techno and English underground tech house. Based in London, the duo have received the support of the likes

  1. City Hall Rambla de Catalunya, 2-4, Eixample Dret, 08007
  2. Thu Apr 2
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DJ Masda + Rainer

Japanese DJ Masda has earned a reputation for his unique blend of house and techno, and his exquisite and wide selection of tracks. He organises the Cabaret party at Tokyo's Club Unit, is a resident at the clubs Air, Domino and Middle of NowHere,

  1. Macarena Nou de Sant Francesc, 5, Gòtic, 08002
  2. Thu Apr 2
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Yolow x Trill: Alizzz + DJ2D2 + Toner

Those in charge of getting the Rex Room fired up every Saturday night take over rooms 2 and 3 at Razzmatazz this Thursday, with its showcase of new trends (from Tyga to Cashmere Cat, Diplo to 2 Chainz). Headliner Alizzz brings it with his surprising

  1. Razzmatazz Almogàvers, 122, Sant Martí, 08018
  2. Thu Apr 2
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The Spanish Guitar in concert: Barcelona 4 Guitars

Four guitarists – Manuel González, Xavier Coll, Ekaterina Zàytseva and Belisana Ruíz – perform works for guitar quartets by Tchaikovsky, Bach, Schubert, Offenbach and Albéniz, among others. This is a regular and a favourite among guitar

  1. Palau de la Música Catalana Palau de la Música, 4-6, Ciutat Vella, 08003
  2. Thu Apr 2 - Tue Apr 21
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Wolves & Wolves & Wolves & Wolves

Formed in North Carolina (USA) in 20018, these four wolves of indie punk rock will delight fans of bands like Hot Water Music, Alkaline Trio and even Foo Fighters.

  1. Rocksound Almogàvers, 116, Sant Martí, 08018
  2. Thu Apr 2
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Boys in heels

Shoes with high heels were part of the basic uniform for mounted Persian soldiers – they helped in maintaining balance when the soldiers rose to shoot their arrows. In the 16th century, Shah Abbas, who had the world's largest cavalry, sent his

  1. Axel Hotel Aribau, 33, Eixample
  2. Thu Apr 2 - Thu May 21
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Stupenda

On the first Thursday of every month, Arena Classic hosts a new edition of this party for ladies and their friends. Enjoy a night with projected images, games, prizes and a striptease where, happily, there's always a shameless member of the public

  1. Arena Classic Diputació, 233, Eixample, 08007
  2. Thu Apr 2
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Club Marabú 002: Abu Sou + Nic Tasker + Shibo + $DVORE Live! + Cosmic D’Alessandro

Club Marabú heads up Montjuïc and settles in at Poble Espanyol's Upload club. Something for young and restless, artists and followers of new technologies, Club Marabú is presented as an offline platform which is intended to be a meeting place for

  1. Upload Fooddanceclub Plaça Major, 9 (Poble Espanyol), Sants-Montjuïc
  2. Thu Apr 2
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