Barcelona, or as widely known, Barca, is absolutely one the most amazing cities in this planet. Now that summer is here, thousands of interesting events are happening everyday all around the city. Here we would like to recommend some events during the next week—Remember, no matter what kind of tastes do the visitors have, Barca can always satisfy them.
The Suitcase Brothers featuring Blas Picón-Blues
Take two spoonfuls of boogie-woogie, three of shuffle, one of calypso and add a few drops of slow blues. Stir in a repertoire of original songs. What do you get? The Suitcase Brothers Band. Whether you like the blues or not, this band is certain to grab your attention…
PERE PUERTAS: guitar and vocals
VICTOR PUERTAS: harmonica and vocals
BLAS PICÓN: harmonica and vocals
The Cult concert Barcelona
British rock band from the 80’ies and still rocking after a couple of reunions and nine albums. Biggest hits including songs “She Sells Sanctuary” and “Fire Woman” among others. The latest Cult album is “Choice of Weapon released in May 2012 and followed up with a European tour. See them live in Barcelona in July 2012
Event date: Tuesday 17th July 2012 at 20:00
Event location: Sala Razzmatazz, Sant Marti area of Barcelona
Dan Posen Trio and Laia Porta
This is a band whose sound evokes the golden age of jazz. In it, the elegant voice of Laia Port, rich in colour and timbre and accompanied by, unusually, a drumless rhythm section, creates an intimate atmosphere, full of swing, led by the unmistakable trumpet playing style of Canadian musician Dan Posen.
LAIA PORTA: vocals
DAN POSEN: trumpet
GARRY FIMISTER: double bass
PUBLIO DELGADO: electric guitar
FILM CONCERT DEVOTED TO BUSTER KEATON
A show featuring Jordi Sabatés on piano with the Camut Band providing percussion and dance to accompany the film Sherlock Jr. (Buster Keaton), USA,1924
A young film projectionist who yearns to become a famous detective falls asleep on the job. Suddenly, he finds himself pitched right into the film, where he will have to save his beloved from danger.
Monegros Desert Festival 2012
Event location: Desierto de los Monegros – Fraga – 2 hours from Barcelona
18th edition of Monegros Desert Festival near Barcelona-Spain’s biggest electronic music festival
The festival began as a meeting of club patrons Florida 135 , was held for the first time in 1994 and today has become one of the most important events of the European electronic culture. With an average attendance in the last editions of 40,000, is an event that affects the entire area, as cities such as Lleida ,Zaragoza and Huesca and populations around the farm the festival, are greatly benefited their hotel on festival.
Organized by producer Enter Group, based in Barcelona , Arnau family property, the festival focuses on providing artists of electronic music who succeed in the world and artists of hip-hop and rap internationally.
The tour of 50 years of The Beach Boys will go through the Poble Espanyol with all its original members. The Californian band led by Brian Wilson will perform a concert to mark the launch of their new album “That’s why god made the radio.”
Living History of Music, the Beach Boys, are considered as one of the best bands of all time, having published such iconic albums as “Pet Sounds”.
Never run out of tickets to The Beach Boys. Highly recommended!
And that is pretty much all for now…but surely when you come to Barcelona you will just find yourself being surrounded by all kinds of awesome events ! Just enjoy!