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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 Nov 29
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Molotov Jukebox

This six-member group from London has a legion of fans that's expanding globally. The big draw is singer, actress and fashion icon Natalia Tena ('Harry Potter', 'Game of Thrones'), a frontwoman who knows very well how to exploit her gifts onstage,

  1. City Hall Rambla de Catalunya, 2-4, Eixample Dret, 08007
  2. Sat Nov 29
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Dido reloaded / Go, Aeneas, Go!

  • Critics choice

Opera returns to the Teatre Lliure with the production that stopped off in Barcelona a few months back before doing a tour of various other cities. It is a re-telling of Henry Purcell's Barroque-era 'Dido and Aeneas' conceived by six of today's

  1. Teatre Lliure: Montjuïc Pg. Santa Madrona, 40-46, Sants-Montjuïc, 08038
  2. Sat Nov 29 - Sun Nov 30
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SÂLMON: Za!

  • Free

Za! is one of the most innovative groups on the Catalan music scene, and to kick off the Sâlmon Festival, the duo present an original and special show for the occasion. Papa Dupau and Spazzfrica Ehd define themselves as two people who play a lot of

  1. Mercat de les Flors Lleida, 59, Sants-Montjuïc, 08004
  2. Sat Nov 29
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Half Japanese + Me and the Bees

Forty years after Half Japanese started playing together, and 13 years after the release of their last album, 'Hello' (2001), the group created by brothers Jad and David Fair, pioneers of a DIY aesthetic and lo-fi punk and one of the most

  1. Almo2bar Bruniquer, 59, Gràcia, 08012
  2. Sun Nov 30
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16th Banc Sabadell Festival del Mil·lenni: Leiva

From Madrid, Leiva is known throughout Spain as the guitarist and writer for the group Pereza. He's also one of the new rockers with the greatest success on the Peninsula, and in town to promote his second solo album, 'Pólvora' (2014).

  1. L'Auditori Lepant, 150, Eixample, 08013
  2. Tue Dec 2
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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. Thu Dec 4 - Thu Dec 25
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Club 4: Len Faki + Luca Fabiani

  • Critics choice

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  1. City Hall Rambla de Catalunya, 2-4, Eixample Dret, 08007
  2. Thu Dec 4
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16th Banc Sabadell Festival del Mil·lenni: Marianne Faithfull

Another veteran in the Millennium Festival cycle, Marianne Faithfull is celebrating her '50th Anniversary World Tour' with songs from her new album and a selection of her greatest hits. The tour takes a look back to remember that in 1964, when

  1. Palau de la Música Catalana Palau de la Música, 4-6, Ciutat Vella, 08003
  2. Tue Dec 9
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16th Banc Sabadell Festival del Mil·lenni: Tweedy

When Jeff Tweedy, singer, songwriter, guitarist and leader of Wilco, started working on what would be his solo debut – in his free time he was already producing albums for Mavis Staples, Low, and White Denim – he started rehearsals with the help

  1. L'Auditori Lepant, 150, Eixample, 08013
  2. Mon Feb 2
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