Music & Nightlife

The best gigs, festivals and nights out in Barcelona – find shows and book tickets


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DIXITFEST

The chamber choir ArsInNova and the Catalan Barroque Orchestra join forces in this programme conducted by Pere Lluís Biosca. You'll hear Händel's 'Dixit Dominus' as well as music by Antonio Vivaldi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Felix Mendelssohn.

  1. CREC (Resource Centre for Entrepreneurs and Citizens) Blesa, 27, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Sat Apr 25 - Sun Apr 26
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OBC: Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5

  • Critics choice

Emmanuel Krivine, the principal guest conductor of the OBC (Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya), directs this concert whose big draw is one of the most popular of Dmitri Shostakovich's symphonies. The programme is completed

  1. L'Auditori Lepant, 150, Eixample, 08013
  2. Sat Apr 25 - Sun Apr 26
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Dub FX

Benjamin Stanford, better known as Dub FX, is an Australian artist who specialises in street performances and whose beatboxing techniques are combined with loop machines and effects pedals. With the dominance he has over his voice, he is able to

  1. Razzmatazz Almogàvers, 122, Sant Martí, 08018
  2. Sat Apr 25
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Blues & Ritmes 2015: Maria del Mar Bonet

Few artists in this country represent values so intrinsically related to the Blues & Ritmes cycle as Maria del Mar Bonet, such as the instinct to mix cultures and the universality of  song. Bonet makes her debut at the festival by performing one of

  1. Teatre Zorrilla Canonge Baranera, 17
  2. Sat Apr 25
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Seward

Seward celebrates the life of Mark Linkous and his band Sparklehorse five years after his death with a concert that looks back at the best of the American group's discography. Seward invites loads of special guests to help them with this musical

  1. Heliogàbal Ramón y Cajal, 80, Gràcia, 08012
  2. Sat Apr 25
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Tarantina

Tarantina is a weekly party for lesbians that until recently was held in C/Casanova. Now they're changing venues to the Best Sellers bar. Every Saturday night, you get a fun party where you can move your body to pop and dance hits and sip on some

  1. Best Sellers Bar Musical Aribau, 132, Eixample, 08036
  2. Sat Apr 25 - Sun Apr 26
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Carmen

  • Critics choice

The Gran Teatre del Liceu brings in this production, directed by Calixto Bieito, which caused a scandal when it was originally released in 1875, but over time has it been increasingly accepted. In the lead roles are Béatrice Uria-Monzon and Nikolai

  1. Gran Teatre del Liceu La Rambla, 51-59, El Raval, 08002
  2. Sun Apr 26 - Sat May 2
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Jazz & Swing: Barcelona Jazz Orquestra

One Sunday a month, Sala Apolo gets all dressed up to welcome the Barcelona Jazz Orchestra, and this time around Biel Ballester as well, who will perform jazz manouche from the 1930s. These sessions fill the hall with an almost magic atmosphere that

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Sun Apr 26
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