Illumination of the Passion Facade

To celebrate the start of Easter week, a light show, accompanied by music and narration, will take place at the Sagrada Família on March 25th, 26th and 27th. Projected onto the church’s passion facade, the show will detail the passionate death of Christ. The passion facade itself was sculpted by Josep Maria Subirachs to depict Jesus’ final…

Glenn Miller Tribute

The Pasadena Roof Orchestra, together with The Irresistible Andrews Sisters, perform at the Liceu for one night only. This Glenn Miller tribute pays homage to the great Twenties and Thirties jazz band, whose famous leader was tragically lost at sea during the Second World War. The English tribute band, the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, which has covered jazz hits…

Norah Jones at the Suite Festival

As part of the Suite Festival, Norah Jones will be presenting her sixth album, Day Breaks, which sees her returning to her jazz roots. The artist will be accompanied by top-class musicians Brian Blade (drums) and Chris Thomas (bass). With nine Grammys to her name and over 47 million albums sold, Jones weaves together several styles of…

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan will be performing for two nights at El Liceu as he presents Triplicate (2017), a triple disc by the artist and his band offering thirty of his best songs. To talk about Bob Dylan is to talk about one of the most important living chapters of popular music from the 20th century. A tireless, brave and…

Weekend: Spring starts with culture in the neighbourhoods, energy savings and historical boats

Spring is here, and the weekend before Easter offers a chance to enjoy cultural, artistic and audio-visual activities in the neighbourhoods, reassert the commitment to sustainability by saving energy for Earth Hour and an opportunity to succumb to the magical charm of old boats. Go to the weekend website! The Barcelona Districte Cultural festival offers music, theatre and audio-visuals this…

This weekend’s human-tower displays in Barcelona: 24 and 25 March

Fancy seeing human towers in Barcelona this weekend? Here is a list of all the displays that are on in the city.   Closing of the Tradicionàrius festival in Gràcia 23/03/2018 With a performance from the Castellers de la Vila de Gràcia. 19.30 in Anna Frank square.   And outside the city, Barcelona festival groups…

Van Van Market

Food trucks set up at the Moll del Rellotge for the first time as the Van Van Market is organised there. The Van Van Market is one of the city’s best-known gastronomy markets and a new edition is now being organised at the Moll del Rellotge wharf in Barcelona’s port, with free admission. Fifteen food…

Barcelona forms the battlefield of the 98th Volta Ciclista a Catalunya

This week, from 19 to 25 March, the Volta a Catalunya is taking place, with well-known participants including Nairo Quintana, Alejandro Valverde, Rigobero Urán, Warren Barguil and Fabio Aru, among others, battling to earn their place on the podium in Barcelona on Sunday. As usual, the Volta will again be made up of seven stages. The race starts at Calella and passes through Mataró, Sant Cugat del Vallès,…

The ages of the Zona Franca

The history of the Zona Franca and its political, economic, urban and environmental impact on the Barcelona plain, in a lab-format micro exhibition. Coinciding with the centenary of what is now the Zona Franca consortium, the MUHBA is organising a small lab-format exhibition entitled ‘El port franc i la fàbrica de Barcelona. Les edats de…