Music & Nightlife

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

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Evan Dando

Evan Dando, leader of Boston group The Lemonheads, who had their biggest hits in the early '90s making Dando an indie rock sex symbol and hearing their songs on radio stations across the United States and around the world, is in BARTS doing a solo

  1. BARTS (Barcelona Arts on Stage) Av. Paral·lel, 62, Ciutat Vella, 08001
  2. Tue Mar 3
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BCN Live! by Sony: The Vaccines + Zoot Woman + Standstill + Izal

Coinciding with the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the BCN Live! by Sony music festival is back for the second year running. The one-day programme features British four-piece rock group The Vaccines, fronted by Justin Young, who will present

  1. Razzmatazz Almogàvers, 122, Sant Martí, 08018
  2. Wed Mar 4
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Curses + Raver Jewish

Directe de Nova York, Curses, anteriorment conegut com Drop the Lime, és un dels productors en boca de tots aquest any després dels seus EP a Let 's Play House, el segell de Jacques Renault, i Throne of Blood, propietat de l'influent DJ i

  1. Razzmatazz Almogàvers, 122, Sant Martí, 08018
  2. Fri Mar 6
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Pop Will Save The Day: Anna Greenwod + Perotutehasvisto

Anna Greenwood és artífex d'una de les festes més divertides de Londres, la Guilty Pleasures. Les seves sessions sempre són una celebració col·lectiva d'aquells petits plaers musicals que ens farien caure la cara de vergonya davant la penya

  1. Razzmatazz Almogàvers, 122, Sant Martí, 08018
  2. Fri Mar 6
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Frogs for Snakes

  • Free

The members of Barcelona-based acoustic trio Frogs for Snakes hail from the States (guitar/vocals) and England (bass and harmonica). Together, their music is anchored in the blues but encompasses a wide range of musical styles. The sound is both

  1. BlackLab Brewhouse & Kitchen Plaça Pau Vila, 1, 08039
  2. Sat Mar 7
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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. Sat Mar 7
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Axel's got talent

Your friends at the Axel hotel have come up with a talent show with a €1,000 cash prize! If you've got a special talent or skill you want to exploit to win a bit of money and get your 15 minutes of fame, every Saturday is your chance to try it

  1. Aribau, 33, Eixample
  2. Sat Mar 7 - Sun Mar 22
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Primavera Sound 2015

Primavera Sound 2015 celebrates its 15th edition May 28-30 at the Parc del Fòrum, which just so happens to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the debut album by The Strokes. The New York revival garage rock band was the first to confirm their

  1. Parc del Fòrum Edifici Fòrum, Plaça de Llevant, Sant Martí
  2. Thu May 28 - Sat May 30
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Sónar 2015

If you know anything about electronic music, you know about Sónar. Now in its 22nd year, with the official title of International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art, these days the parallel activities generate as much excitement as the

  1. Fira de Barcelona Av. Reina Maria Cristina, s/n, Sants-Montjuïc
  2. Thu Jun 18 - Sat Jun 20
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La Traviata

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Critics choice

After an absence from Barcelona stages for 12 years, 'La Traviata' is back at the Liceu with a magnificent production featuring the stamp of David McVicar's intelligent stage direction, and the wise and poetic musical direction of Evelino Pidò.

  1. Gran Teatre del Liceu La Rambla, 51-59, El Raval, 08002
  2. Wed Jul 8 - Sat Jul 18
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