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The Big PinkAnother 'next best thing' band to come from London, this band play a mix of shoe-gazing and old-school Stone Roses. Singles 'Dominos' and album 'A Brief History Of Love' are set to make them huge. Friday 11th, 1am. Razzmatazz
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Festival Hipnotik - 11th to 13thNow in its sixth year, the festival that celebrates all things hip-hop kicks off with a MC Battle. Contenders include Kapi, Chojin (pictured), Rapsusklei and Tote.Friday 11th, 5pm, Mercat de les Flors
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Secret Cinema - Sala BeCoolSecret Cinema, or Jeroen Verheij to his mum, is a busy man, spending his time in the studio, starting his own label, recording soundtracks for films and hosting legendary party nights. Catch him while you can.Saturday 12th, 1am. BeCool
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Dia de BrasilA day that celebrates all things Brazilian, with 'pneu' drum workshops, folk dances, food stalls and the first concert in Spain by percussionist Peu Meurray. Sunday 13th, Parque del Nus de la Trinitat, 10am-10pm
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Gregg KowalskyCalifornian musician Gregg Kowalsky kicks off NIU's season of concerts with his innovative musical style. Tape Chants is a cross between sound installation and performance—tape loops, shruti boxes, percussion and gongs all feature to make the other-worldly sound.Sunday 13th, 8.30pm, NIU.
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VII Festival de Blues de BarcelonaThe seventh Festival de Blues de Barcelona kicks off today with a week of performances from the likes of Bob Steeley and Ricky Nie amongst others. There will also be workshops so you can hone your blues skills.
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El Flea MarketMauMau Underground opens its doors again for monthly flea markets. So get your rooting hats on and head down to source cheap clothes, ornaments, knick-knacks and other second-hand goodies. Saturday 12th, 8pm-11pm. MauMau Underground
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District 9Films out today include 'District 9'. Slum-living aliens arrive in South Africa and start to wreak inevitable havoc. Director Neil Blomkamp and producer Peter 'Lord of the Rings' Jackson have a hit on their hands with this dystopian B movie-esque sci-fi.
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My Bloody ValentineAlso released today, yet another horror movie remake, this time the 1981 slasher horror flick 'My Bloody Valentine'. The film has been updated with 3-D effects and received a mixed bag of reviews.
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GordosFinally, if you fancy a more local look at life, this black comedy investigates the ever-increasing waist-band in Spain and the complex reasons as to why people eat too much and the problems obese people face in life.
Three long whole days await you this weekend - flick through our slideshow to get some ideas as to what to do with yourself.
* The Big Pink - Razzmatazz - www.salarazzmatazz.com
* Festival Hipnotik - Various venues - www.hipnotikfestival.com
* Secret Cinema - Sala BeCool - www.salabecool.com
* Dia de Brasil - Parque del Nus de la Trinitat - www.diadebrasil.es
* Gregg Kowalsky - NIU - www.lullcec.org
* Flea Market - MauMau Underground - www.maumaunderground.com
* VII Festival de Blues de Barcelona - Various venues - www.festivalbluesbarcelona.com
* Film releases: District 9, My Bloody Valentine and Gordos