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Reggae Factory: Hi light + Blackup + Mapuxe

It's a new edition of Reggae Factory, the city's leading reggae and dancehall party. This time around in BeGood it's Hi Light Sound, winners of the battle of the bands held in Barcelona last month and one of the collectives with the most duplates

  1. BeGood Sancho d'Àvila, 78, Sant Martí
  2. Sat Apr 18
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Tom Trago + Makan + Awanto 3 live! + Shelby Grey

Holland's Tom Trago is one of the most powerful artists on the Rush Hour label. His music is reminiscent of the impact that Brtain's Dave Clarke had in his '90s heydey on the world of techno music thanks to his inclusion of disco in his productions.

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Sat Apr 18
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Round About Midnight: Dhafer Youssef

This Tunisian musician, oud master and member of a family with a long tradition of muezzins, secretly immersed himself in jazz throughout his childhood. You can hear the result in this concert where he'll present 'Birds Requiem', an album of jazz

  1. Coliseum Gran Via, 595, Eixample, 08007
  2. Sat Apr 18
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(What's the story) morning glory? Pere Nolasc Plana + Jon Cottle

'Morning Sunday' is the title of this concert featuring this duo on violin/viola and cello. The repertoire is made up of a selection of cult, popular and traditional works. This is a new offering from the original cycle of concerts that fills the

  1. Sala Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 113, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Sun Apr 19
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Blues & Ritmes 2015: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O'Donovan

Despite their youth, Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O'Donovan deserve the title of the new queens of bluegrass and are representative of the new high-spirited folk in the USA. Their albums on their own or with other groups they've been part of

  1. Teatre Principal (Badalona) Francesc Layret, 41, 08911
  2. Sun Apr 19
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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. Mon Apr 20 - Wed Apr 29
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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. Mon Apr 20 - Sat May 2
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Godflesh

Godflesh, veteran British industrial metal band, are back in Barcelona with a new album, the much-awaited LP, 'A World Lit Only By Fire' (2014), a powerful new exploration of sound that transcends the limits you might have been used to from

  1. La [2] de l'Apolo Nou de la Rambla, 111, Poble-sec, 08004
  2. Mon Apr 20
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