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Getting down to the music

Are you a fan of open-air festivals and live music? Barcelona and its surrounding area have one of Spain's foremost musical offerings in terms of quality, quantity and diversity of styles... from one of Europe's biggest electronic music festivals to small, intimate concerts where you can connect with the musicians. Music grows when you share it. Following the concerts and festivals is a lovely way of getting to know the region. As you go from concert to concert, you'll fall in love with the Palau de la Música and the Liceu, enjoy pairings of the best in world jazz with our wines, make musical discoveries in Vic, and enjoy the latest indie music in Vilanova. It should come as no surprise that music lovers visit Barcelona every year, drawn to its cultural and musical offerings. Are you ready to get down to the music?

  • "VIDA" in Vilanova i la Geltrú

    The beach, light, music, nature and art. These are the defining qualities of the VIDA Festival, a superb musical showcase that never gets too crowded.

  • Barcelona Obertura

    The Gran Teatre del Liceu, Palau de la Música Catalana and L'Auditori. Barcelona's three temples to classical music come together in one festival. Need we say more?

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  • Jazz and wine

    Listening to classic and modern jazz masters while you sip a glass of fine wine is possible at Vijazz in Vilafranca del Penedès and Jazz Festival in Terrassa. Could you ask for anything more on summer nights?

  • LGBTI: Pride and Circuit Festival

    When music is committed to a cause: concerts by performers from Spain and around the world to reinforce the rights of groups everywhere.

  • Mercat de Música Viva de Vic

    Established and up-and-coming artists perform in venues around the city. Pulsate to the rhythm of live music!

  • Música als Parcs season

    The city's green spaces play host to young performers on summer nights creating a magical connection between the city, music and the public.

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  • Sónar and Primavera Sound

    These festivals need little introduction. They have both been going for a good number of years and are known around the world. They’re an absolute must!

  • The Manresa Mediterranean Fair

    Festival showcasing Catalan and Mediterranean popular culture. Perfect for anyone who is curious about the very essence of our region. The Manresa Mediterranean Fair.

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