Barcelona concert reviews


The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, photo by Johan Broberg (CC BY 2.0).

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band set alight Sala Razzmatazz with their New Orleans style groove last month at the Barcelona Jazz Festival—read our review of this phenomenal brass ensemble's performance. Read more

Previews and reviews


Yonathan Avishai Trio, photo by Hubert Klotzeck, courtesy of the Voll-Damm Barcelona Jazz Festival.

Yonathan Avishai and his trio’s performance at Conservatori del Liceu for Barcelona Jazz festival was a delight—all ultra-fine tunes played with the utmost subtlety. Read more

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Makaya McCraven at Voll-Damm Barcelona Jazz Festival 2019. Photo by Lorenzo Duaso.

Makaya McCraven brings subtlety and splendor to his barnstorming set at Sala Apolo on November 7, part of the Barcelona Jazz Festival. Read more

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La Nau

More and more international artists are choosing to make a stop in Barcelona as part of their European tour. Here's what's on tap for January and February 2019. Read more



Photo courtesy of Teatro Regio Torino.

Our reviewer calls this production of Rossini's early opera at the Liceu "a must for anyone who wants charm, laughter and playful music. I could go back many times and get the same enjoyment out of this cheery production." Read more

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Textbook playing from one of Europe’s most highly regarded orchestras, the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, who unleashed the force of their strings onto the audience at L’Auditori. Read more


Renowned conductor Valery Gergiev demonstrates that technical excellence can, and in some cases must, join with deep emotional output by the orchestra. Instead for going for tonal perfection, he strives and succeeds to make sound beautiful. Read more


Arctic Monkeys - What did you think?

Hear what some of the concert-goers thought of the Arctic Monkeys' performance in Badalona Read more

Nov 21, 2013 10:22 AM Guest blogger

Concert Review: Arctic Monkeys

Heather Buchanan reviews one of the biggest concerts in Barcelona this year, a visit by the Arctic Monkeys. Read more

Nov 19, 2013 10:14 AM Guest blogger 1 Comments

Palestinian-Israeli Mira Awad sings for peace and co-existence in a region marred by war—Nadia El-Yousseph reviews her Barcelona concert Read more


Sara Blaylock reviews the Barcelona gig of US group Yo La Tengo Read more


Lauren Mannion reviews Florence and the Machine's Barcelona concert at Sala Bikini Read more


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Lauren Mannion

Lauren Mannion reviews the Arctic Monkeys' Barcelona concert Read more

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