Harry Stott interviews Francisco Gaudier Fargas and José Garcia Reyes at the Círculo del Liceo.

The Círculo del Liceo is one of Barcelona’s oldest and classiest clubs, welcoming members to their stunning building next to the Teatre Liceu since 1847. We spoke with the club’s President and Vice-President to find out some more about it. Read more



Entrance to the MIRA Digital Arts Festival, photo by Harry Stott.

With sound coming from inaudible sources, domes filled with kaleidoscopic creatures, and the world’s leading avant-garde electronic musicians on show, it’s safe to say MIRA Festival 2019 was a lot of fun. We’ve narrowed down our four favorite things. Read more

Previews and reviews


Boes e Merdules. Photo by Boa Campbell.

The FiraMediterrània Manresa returns for its 22nd year celebrating Mediterranean performing arts. Local artists take to the stage with numerous artists from across Spain, as well as France, Italy and Macedonia to highlight Mediterranean creativity. Read more



Stevie Van Zandt interviewed by Héctor Cols at Hardrock Cafe Barcelona, June 2019. Photo by Victor Horcasitas.

See Barcelona Metropolitan's interview with Stevie Van Zandt, founder of Disciples of Soul and former member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band Read more


The New Catalan Ensemble’s latest album, Bestiari, wildly serenades our “beastly” metropolis. Read more

Previews and reviews

Looking for new songs? If you like urban, electronic soul or world music, here's a 2019 roundup of releases recommended by The True Jazzchild, a Barcelona-based DJ/producer from England. Read more



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

Previews and reviews


Tori Sparks. Photo by Desi Estevez.

How the Nashville-based singer-songwriter made it in Barcelona Read more


The Musics al Metro programme brings vitality and spirit to Barcelona’s metro system. Read more


Celebrating the culture of independently owned record stores. Read more


The Catalan music video director discusses his fascinating career. Read more

The Very Present Future

Swet Shop Boys stunned Primavera with their socially conscious hip-hop. Read more

Previews and reviews

This year's Primavera Sound branched out to showcase Kate Tempest's poetic and rhythmic talents. Read more

Previews and reviews

Director of the Shine School of Music, Miloš Sajin, explains his typical working day. Read more

Business & Working

As Primavera Sound marks the beginning of festival season, we look at Barcelona and beyond for more musicality to come. Read more



Photo by Tori Sparks

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


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

Previews and reviews

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

Previews and reviews

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    Photo courtesy of Fira Mediterrània de Maneresa

  • Mozart's Concerto No 1

    Photo by © Marcel van den Broeck.

    Mozart's Concerto No 1

  • Madeleine Peyroux

    Photo courtesy of Palau de la Música

    Madeleine Peyroux

  • Bim Bom

    Photo courtesy of Palau de la Música Catalana

    Bim Bom

  • Harold López - Trio Nusa

    Photo courtesy of Luz de Gas

    Harold López - Trio Nusa

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