Photo by Tori Sparks

Small live music venues in Barcelona have been under threat for some time, but has the Ajuntament changed its tune? more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM IN THE CITY


Diputació de Barcelona

The days are long and it's time to escape the city and discover the vast array of festivals and events in the towns near Barcelona. From classical music in castle grounds to traditional celebrations, there's something for everyone. more

Jun 30, 2016 5:15 PM

Eimear Corrigan reviews the highlights of this year's Sónar festival. more

Jun 20, 2016 4:20 PM Previews and reviews

The legendary Eighties band from Manchester stormed the Sónar stage with their influential, ground-breaking work, new and old. more

Jun 20, 2016 4:13 PM Previews and reviews

Friday's daytime festivities were serenely rounded off to the dulcet piano tones of American singer-songwriter, John Grant. more

Jun 20, 2016 12:00 AM Previews and reviews

Eimear Corrigan reviews the inaugural gig of the Primavera Sound festival, held at BARTS on Tuesday evening. more

Jun 1, 2016 5:35 PM

The 16th edition of Primavera Sound is up on stage this week. Eimear Corrigan previews an eclectic selection from the stellar lineup. more

May 30, 2016 4:25 PM Previews and reviews

This month-long event has carved out a niche for itself in Barcelona’s jam-packed festival calendar. more

Apr 13, 2016 11:14 AM In the City

Eimear Corrigan gives the lowdown on last weekend's ever-popular Brunch Electronik, which returns for various weekends this spring. more

Mar 9, 2016 6:03 PM THINGS TO DO

Jeff Brodsky speaks to the former frontman of The Black Crowes, ahead of his upcoming gig at Razzmatazz on March 11th. more

Feb 29, 2016 8:23 PM IN THE CITY

We speak to singer, composer and lyricist Luna Zegers, from The Netherlands. more

Nov 30, 2015 2:50 PM IN THE CITY

Tickets for the 'A Head Full of Dreams' tour go on sale at 10am on November 27th. more

Nov 26, 2015 3:31 PM In the City

The Swedish band State of Drama speak exclusively to Metropolitan ahead of their gig in the Hard Rock Cafe on November 26th. more

Nov 6, 2015 6:03 PM WHAT'S ON

Jeff Brodsky reviews Chick Corea's recent appearance at L'Auditori. more

Oct 24, 2015 6:34 PM BLOGS

Win FREE tickets to the first edition of the Hard Rock Rising Festival with our competition! more

Jul 6, 2015 8:39 PM WHAT'S ON


Photo by Gabriella Castellanos

Jeff Brodsky reviews Luna, who appeared at Sala Bikini last week after a decade-long hiatus. more

Apr 29, 2015 5:56 PM BLOGS

Turn your front room into an intimate backdrop for an acoustic performance with our guide to becoming the perfect musical host. more

Mar 31, 2015 5:23 PM IN THE CITY


Photo by Yan Pekar

Jazz landed in Barcelona nearly a century ago, but where is it at today and what challenges does the genre face? more

Mar 2, 2015 5:54 PM IN THE CITY

A core of musicians in Barcelona is keeping the flamenco fusion genre alive and well. more

Sep 30, 2014 5:20 PM IN THE CITY

Get in on the new trend as we stay in to eat out in Barcelona. Text and photos by Amanda Astramowicz. more


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