15th San Miguel Mas i Mas Festival

The festival, conceived to offer a top class musical programme in August, is now 15 years old. To mark the occasion, this year’s event includes over two hundred performances ranging from jazz to classical music, blues, soul, song, flamenco and electronic music, as well as theatre and dance. The Palau de la Música Catalana, the…

Blues Night at the Poble Espanyol

The most outstanding bands on the national blues scene will be turning the picnic areas at the Poble Espanyol into a luxury stage set. Thirteen live acts will offer the audience the best in blues, outdoors, and with a limited capacity and a relaxed setting with a bar. This is the fourth year running the…

Cruïlla Barcelona

The line-up for the Cruïlla 2017 is headed by Jamiroquai, Pet Shop Boys, Two Door Cinema Club and The Prodigy. The music festival also features Catalan groups such as El Petit de Cal Eril, Txarango, Love of Lesbian, Oques Grasses and Dorian. Other outstanding artists performing at the Parc del Fòrum include The Lumineers, Ani…

Sónar

The carefully planned line-up for this pioneering cultural event makes it a top class international festival. Once again this year, the Sónar combines artistic, recreational, avant-garde and experimental dimensions with the latest trends in electronic dance music. The trade fair venue in Montjuïc will be the scene for the concerts and showcases for Sónar by…

DocsBarcelona

DocsBarcelona, the International Documentary Film Festival, is on from 18 to 28 May. This year the festival reaches its 20th edition and will be offering 94 films from 30 countries, most of which will be shown for the first time during the festival. This year’s festival also reaches further afield in terms of territory. On…

Festival Jardins de Pedralbes

Musicians and groups taking to the stage for this edition of the festival at the Jardins del Palau Reial de Pedralbes include Yan Tiersen, Sting, Rosana, Ludovico Einaudi, Rufus Wainwright, Noa y Pasión Vega, Manel and Tony Bennett. Family Music Day is on 11 June and includes a host of activities, workshops and concerts for…

Nou Barris holds its local festival

Thanks to the collaboration of residents’ associations, local organisations and retailers, Nou Barris is holding its festa major from 9 to 14 May, with a variety of activities for young and old alike. You’ll find processions, gatherings of giants, trade fairs, human towers, havanera singing, fire runs, concerts, dances, communal meals, theatre, competitions, a healthy…

Barcelona Science Festival

Over the course of two weeks, various locations around the city will be offering a string of activities aimed at all sectors of the public and forming the backbone of the new Barcelona Science Festival. The festival gets under way from 15 to 17 May at seven city bars as part of the Pint of…