Music & Nightlife

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Dorián Chávez

Chilean DJ and producer Chávez, resident at the club La Feria in Santiago de Chile for the last 12 years, will make the walls tremble as you sweat on the dancefloor at Macarena along to his own style of house that lives somewhere between Latin

  1. Macarena Nou de Sant Francesc, 5, Gòtic, 08002
  2. Fri Aug 29
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Nitsa: Ellen Allien + DJ Fra

Ellen Fraatz (aka Ellen Allien) is back in town. This veteran of German electronic music and founder of the BPitch Control label will get you dancing with her signature combination of electro, tecno, minimal and experimental music.

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Fri Aug 29
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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. Fri Aug 29
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Mas i Mas Festival 2014: Aloe Blacc

Aloe Blacc is the latest sensation on the international soul&funk scene. The excellent reception he's had from his latest album, 'Lift Your Spirit' (2013), has helped the mega hit 'Wake Me Up', which he made in 2013 with Swedish DJ Avicii and which

  1. Palau de la Música Catalana Palau de la Música, 4-6, Ciutat Vella, 08003
  2. Fri Aug 29
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Festa Major de Sants 2014: F.E.A. Summer Edition 2014

  • Free

The always irreverent Festival de Electropop Alternativo (Alternative Electropop Festival, F.E.A.) that's spent the last decade helping Barcelona discover true dep bass, has cooked up a special summer special for the big Festa Mayor party in the

  1. Carrer Finlàndia Finlàndia,3
  2. Fri Aug 29
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Jacques Greene AV/DJ set + Playless

Canadian Jacques Greene is one of the key producers in the world of house and R&B fusion, an innovator who is now in the middle of a DJ tour with a big video show to go along with his music.

  1. Razzmatazz Almogàvers, 122, Sant Martí, 08018
  2. Sat Aug 30
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Mas i Mas Festival 2014: The Sweet Vandals

Spain is enjoying the explosion of what they call 'black music' in the country in recent years, and The Sweet Vandals have been right up there at the vanguard of European soul and funk bands since the release of their first album in 2007. Pioneers

  1. Tarantos Pl. Reial, 17, Ciutat Vella, 08002
  2. Sat Aug 30
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Piknic Electronik: Michael Mayer

If you find yourself at a loose end on Sunday, don't forget about the Piknic Electronik. This week, the DJ in charge of brightening and lengthening your weekend is Michael Mayer, owner of the Kompakt label.

  1. Jardins de Joan Brossa Av. Miramar-Pl. de la Sardana
  2. Sun Aug 31
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Mas i Mas Festival 2014: Trio Arriaga

  • Critics choice

The concert series that has been entertaining those around the city all August in the History of Barcelona Museum is coming to an end. This final date is with the trio made up of Daniel Ligorio, Felipe Rodríguez and David Apellániz, who will

  1. MUHBA Museu d'Història de Barcelona Pl. del Rei, Ciutat Vella, 08002
  2. Sun Aug 31
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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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