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Natural Child

How does a bit of midweek rock grab you? Straight out of Nashville, Natural Child has been doing southern rock, old-school country rock and the best kind of '70s boogie since 2009. The group is made up of two former members of fellow Nashiville band

  1. Rocksound Almogàvers, 116, Sant Martí, 08018
  2. Wed Sep 3
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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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Cupcake Strikes Back

  • Critics choice

After a few months of R&R, Cupcake has found its way back to Sala Apolo. For this new phase, you'll find some of your old friends at the decks, including Bulma Beat, Purpur and Mr. Majestyk, among others. It's a big yummy party of fun where you'll

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Thu Sep 4
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Cupcake

Cupcake is the place to be on Thursdays if you love fun dance music that you know all the words to from the 1970s through to the 2000s. The resident DJs (Bulma Beat, Purpur, Siria) and guest DJs bring you sessions where you can hear loads of '80s

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Thu Sep 4
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Reptile Youth + Department

Danish band Reptile Youth, made up of Mads Damsgaard Kristiansen and Esben Valloe, have brought a mix of pop, rock and a punk 'tude to their second album, 'Rivers That Run for a Sea That Is Gone' (2014), full of potent guitars and danceable rhythms

  1. Bikini Diagonal, 547, Les Corts, 08029
  2. Thu Sep 4
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Summer Nights at La Pedrera: Félix Rossy & Enrique Oliver

Two of the youngest jazz artists around are on hand for the last night of Summer Nights at La Pedrera with their own vision of music, inherited from the great masters. Felix Rossy (trumpet) hails from a family of excellent musicians and when he

  1. La Pedrera Provença, 261-265, Eixample, 08008
  2. Thu Sep 4 - Sat Sep 6
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Bis Festival 2014: Me and The Bees + Mourn

  • Free

The Albareda Cultural Centre is throwing its hat in for the fourth edition of BIS (Barcelona Independent Sessions), a festival that comes together in the name of different independent labels and promotors to keep Barcelona's music scene alive and

  1. Centre Cultural Albareda Albareda, 22, 08004
  2. Fri Sep 5
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Altaveu 2014: Mishima + Jose Domingo

Insanely popular Catalan group Mishima (12.45am) closes out the first day of the Altaveu festival in the Ateneu gardens after an intense summer tour. They're still seducing us with their latest album, 'L'ànsia que cura' (2014). Jose Domingo

  1. Jardins de l'Ateneu Santboià Avinguda Maria Girona, 2, 08830
  2. Fri Sep 5
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Live the roof: Iván Ferreiro

Live the Roof is a series of acoustic and intimate (maximum 100 people) on the rooftop terrace of the Duquesa de Cardona hotel, with spectacular views of the city. Today´s special guest is Iván Ferreiro, leader of the where-are-they-now Los

  1. Duquesa de Cardona Passeig Colom, 12, 08002
  2. Sun Sep 7
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