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The best music with Jack Daniel’s Music  Day in Barcelona on April 9th, 2011

The best music with Jack Daniel’s Music Day in Barcelona on April 9th, 2011

On the 9th of April Jack Daniel’s Music Day will be held on the terraces of the Badalona Olympic Stadium. This is a musical event full of new surprises with a jam-pack line up of top international names such as We are Scientists, Nada Surf, I am Kloot, Frankie Rose&The Outs, Arizona Baby and Cold Cave, as well as Sr. Chinarro, Los Planetas djs and Pin&Pon, in addition to the finalists of the Jack Daniel’s Backstage Demo Contest who will also be performing in the festival. more ...

Sonar 2011 in Barcelona with The Human League, MIA, Steve Reich, Janelle Monae, and many more…

Sonar 2011 in Barcelona with The Human League, MIA, Steve Reich, Janelle Monae, and many more…

From the 16th to the 18th of June Barcelona will be hosting one of the most long-awaited festivals of the year, the Sonar or International Festival of Advanced Music and Multimedia Art that will be celebrating its 18th anniversary this year. Of course, there will be a top line up of artists and the cream of the cream on the international music scene. more ...

Barcelona Carnival 2011 – Pre-Lent parade and celebration

Barcelona Carnival 2011 – Pre-Lent parade and celebration

Barcelona Carnival will be hitting the streets on the 5th of March for a real party comprising the locals last opportunity to let-loose before Lent begins and the end of the indulgences. The events are starting a little later this year as Easter falls in April, however it promises to be just as good, if not better than last year's edition. more ...

Annual Winter Festival in Barcelona brought to you by Eulalia, the patron Saint of the city

Annual Winter Festival in Barcelona brought to you by Eulalia, the patron Saint of the city

From the 12th to the 14th of February the Barcelona Annual Winter Festival will be taking place and bringing an array of activities for locals and tourists a like. This exciting event is a perfect opportunity for those who have never visited the Catalan capital to discover some long-lasting traditions, take part in some Catalan celebrations and learn about the history of the city in a fun and colourful event. more ...

Incredible line up for the San Miguel Primavera Sound Festival 2011: PJ Harvey, Pulp, Interpol, Sufjan Stevens......

Incredible line up for the San Miguel Primavera Sound Festival 2011: PJ Harvey, Pulp, Interpol, Sufjan Stevens......

The cards are now even more on the table for Primavera Sound 2011. This year, this prestigious festival will be taking place in Barcelona from the 25th to the 29th of May with the great news that Primavera Sound will be going back to its original format, therefore there will be performances for the opening and closing ceremony in Poble Español, whilst the bulk of the performances will be carried out in the Forum that fits more people, and which without a doubt will be starting this year with an incredible line up that just gets better everyday. more ...

The legendary Skunk Anansie is coming back to Madrid and Barcelona

The legendary Skunk Anansie is coming back to Madrid and Barcelona

I don't know if its just that time of year, or its my age or what, but it feels like groups from the past are popping up like mushrooms at the moment which given my age is absolutely great, even more so now there's news that Skunk Anansie will be performing in Barcelona in February, a fabulous opportunity to look back on old times and reminisce on the wild and crazy beats of this legendary English band. more ...

Novela Negra in Barcelona thanks to BCNegra 2011

Novela Negra in Barcelona thanks to BCNegra 2011

On the 31st of January the literary gathering “Novela Negra” (crime fiction), BCNegra, an event that explores organised crime, the new voices in British and German crime literature, and the dark past of the Catalan capital will be kicking off in Barcelona. This year star guest judge Baltasar Garzón will be attending who together with former director of public prosecutions of the High Court of Justice of Catalonia, José María MENA, will be revealing the reality of organised crime and the political and economic power of new crime organisations. more ...

Docsbarcelona Festival 2011, enjoy the best documentaries

Docsbarcelona Festival 2011, enjoy the best documentaries

From the 1st to the 6th of February the XIV edition of the Barcelona International Documentary Film Festival will be celebrated. We are referring to Docsbarcelona that for the first time will be holding a competition, and winners will be awarded prizes for the best films produced in the following categories: Kids&Docs, Teens&Docs, one from the public and a special award from the panel of judges, in addition to a TV3 Human Rights and TV3 New Talent prize. On top of all this they will be introducing two new sections including Finisterrae dedicated to documentaries in foreign languages and with filmic preconceptions within the documentary, and Docsaffairs, a section dedicated to documentaries focusing on current themes. more ...

Carnival of Sitges to be celebrated in March 2011

Carnival of Sitges to be celebrated in March 2011

Its Carnival time! Not quite in Barcelona but a short distance away in the playground of the Catalan capital and popular gay destination, the bohemian resort of Sitges which celebrates the Carnival with a special kind of vitality. This colourful event will be taking place from the 3rd to the 9th of March giving you plenty of time to organise a spring break to the city of Barcelona. more ...

St Anthony’s Day parade and celebrations in Barcelona

St Anthony’s Day parade and celebrations in Barcelona

We are in the midst of Christmas celebrations and the Catalans are already plotting more events and further fiesta! It can only be expected really as Barcelona always has a busy agenda and lots of activities on the cards, the reason for which the city receives so many visitors every year. The event we are referring to is the Cabalgata dels Tres Tombs, the Barcelona equivalent to the celebrations on the 17th of January, St Anthony’s Day which will be marked with huge processions making their way through the characteristic streets and districts of the Catalan capital. more ...

The San Miguel Primavera Club 2010 will be kicking of in Madrid and Barcelona

The San Miguel Primavera Club 2010 will be kicking of in Madrid and Barcelona

For you all music lovers out there, we are all in luck as today, Wednesday the 24th of November the ever awaited San Miguel Primavera Club 2010 is kicking off. This musical prelude of enormous dimensions that is the Primavera Sound, is a festival taking place half in Madrid and Barcelona attracting the best of the Spanish and international music scene. more ...

International Comedy Festival in Barcelona

International Comedy Festival in Barcelona

If you feel like a really good laugh, then the International Comedy Festival taking place from the 19th to the 28th of November may be of interest to you. ComedyinSpain is delighted to announce the third edition of Barcelona’s International Comedy Festival, the world’s first multilingual comedy festival featuring shows in 7 different languages. more ...

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