Joven Compañía de Danza, Malaga
Joven Compañía de Danza, Malaga

Live concerts and dance, lectures and other events around the province

  • Most genres of music are covered in the What's On listing this week from orchestral classics to jazz, funk, pop and flamenco fusion. And with theatre, circus, charity events and lectures there's a lot to see and do this month

Live Music and Concerts

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Music Concerts

Malaga.Auditorio del Museo Picasso de Málaga.

11 May, 8pm Cuarteto con Fuoco and Tilman Mahrenholz.

1 June, 8pm Trío Círculo.


Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra

Malaga.Various venues.

9 April, 7pm Music by Bohemian composer Bedrich Smetana. Conducted by Christoph König. Teatro Cervantes

18 April, 12pm Sinoidal Ensemble sax recital with music by Bach, Sciarrino, Ligetiand Scarlatti. Museo de Málaga.

30 April, 6pm The Barber of Seville. Teatro Cervantes. Tickets:

Travis Birds, Malaga

Travis Birds, Malaga

Travis Birds

Malaga. 9 April, 6pm. La Cochera Cabaret, Avda de los Guindos

Travis Birds launched her first single ‘Coyotes’ in 2019. Tickets:

Ricky Lavazza

Mijas Costa. 22 April, 1.30pm. La Sierra Restaurant, Cerro de Aguila Golf. 30€

Ricky Lavazza and special guests present Curtain Up, celebrating the best shows of Broadway and the West End. Ticket price includes a three-course meal with glass of wine and a glass of cava on arrival. Reservations: 951313257.

The Hall

Malaga. 10 April, 8pm. Calle Heroe de Sostoa, 65. 10€.

The Q Trío with bassist Joan Masana, drummer Juanma Nieto and saxophonist Enrique Oliver.

Michael Jackson and Elvis Tribute

Mijas. 24 April, 7pm. Teatro Las Lagunas

A tribute concert to two musical greats. Tickets 15€ in advance, 20€ on the door two hours before the show.

The Antonio Andrade Dúo

The Andrade Dúo, Malaga

The Andrade Dúo, Malaga

Malaga. 10, 11, 17, 18 April, 7pm. Sala Joaquín Eléjar, C/San Juan Bosco, 79.

Flamenco guitarists Antonio Andrade and Miguel Sotelo play a selection of flamenca, fandangos and bulerias in this concert Memories of the Alcázar.

The Mussorgsky Recital

Online. 17 April, 7pm. Via Zoom. 15€.

A presentation and recital entitled Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition with pianist Jorge Lechado. Reservations: More information: 654013232.


Flamenco jazz jam session

Malaga. 9 April, 8.30pm. The Hall, Calle Heroe de Sostoa, 65. 10€

Rubén Lara (guitar), Jesús Bachiller ‘Bachi’ (bass), Miguel ‘Nene’ (percussion) and Francisco de la Llave keyboard with special guest singer Antonio Luque ‘Canito’.

Joven Compañía de Danza

Malaga. 9 April, 8pm. La Caja Blanca, Avda del Editor Ángel Caffarena, 8. 12€ on the door, 10€ in advance.

A fusion of flamenco, contemporary and traditional Spanish dancing full of colour and innovative ideas by eight professional dancers. Tickets: Kairos Danza & Fitness, C/Atabalero nº1, Malaga.

Theatre and Dance

Inescalables Alpes (Work in Progress)


10 April, 12pm. La Cochera Cabaret, Avda de los Guindos.

A thirty minute dance show Tickets:

Hansel and Gretel

Malaga10, 11 April, 12pm. Teatro Canovás, Plaza de El Ejido.

Borobil Teatro present an adaptation of the Brother’s Grimm famous tale. Suitable for children over five years.

Danidaniela Circus Company

Malaga124, 25 April, 12pm. Teatro Canovás, Plaza de El Ejido

10 April, 12pm. La Cochera Cabaret, Avda de los Guindos.

Daniel Corbalán and Úrsula Rosma present Arena Roja, circus act with acrobatics and balancing acts etc.

Charity events


ARCH Rescue, Donkey Sunday.

ARCH Rescue, Donkey Sunday.

Alhaurín de la Torre Open from 11 April then every Sunday 9am - 2pm.

The ARCH team at the Rescue Centre for Horses and Donkeys has resumed its popular Sunday open mornings. Children can groom the donkeys and ponies, and volunteers are on hand to explain the charity’s work. No more than six in a group can be admitted and masks must be worn. Closed on Easter Sunday. More information on Facebook: Centro Andalusi de Rescate de Caballos or

St George's Day for the Poppy Appeal

Nerja 23 April, 2pm. Chapel Bar.

A fundraising event for the Poppy Appeal by the Royal British Legion Nerja branch. Tombola, raffle and fun games. The event is being held outside to enable social distancing.

Food Fairies Charity Quiz

Torremolinos 15 April, 2.30pm. Shaggy’s Bar, Fuengirola Port. 2€.

A quiz for teams of four consisting of six rounds including two music rounds. Food available from the bar at 1pm. Whatsapp 610522605.

Lectures and Talks

Art history in focus

Online. Live lectures and courses throughout the year.

Founded by art historian and lecturer Siân Walters, Art History in Focus arranges regular courses, study days and visits in the UK as well as cultural holidays throughout Europe. Siân is a highly qualified and experienced tutor and events organiser, and lectures regularly for the National Gallery and NADFAS (The Arts Society).

The Arts Society Costa del Sol

Fuengirola. Lectures online.

The Arts Society Costa del Sol streams lectures to its members via Zoom. You can also register for a single lecture 10€. To join email:

12 April, 4.30pm. The Extraordinary Talent of John Singer Sargent. Lecturer Brian Healey.

Nerja. Lectures online.

The Arts Society Nerja season of lectures free online via Zoom for members and 10€ for supporters.

13 April, 6pm. The Extraordinary Talent of John Singer Sargent. Lecturer Brian Healey.

The Arts Society UK has started up their Lectures at Home again. Check their website.

Wine lecturer David Wright, De La Frontera.

Wine lecturer David Wright, De La Frontera.

The Arts Society de la Frontera

San Roque. Lectures online.

The Arts Society de la Frontera streams lectures to its members via Zoom. Free for members, 12€ for visitors. Visitors can register by contacting

21 April, 11am. A brief history of wine by David Wright.

More ideas

Trails for Hikers

Axarquía. Throughout the spring.

Cártama town hall has launched a new season of hiking trails within its Cártama en Ruta initiative. The routes will pass through the Alhama Natural Park, Sierra de las Nieves and the Tagus trail of Los Bermejales -Río Cacín in Granada. Registration is 15€ at the Sports Delegation in the Cártama town hall or call: 951010872

Photography Workshops

Mijas. Casa Museo de Mijas. Free.

Learn how to take good photos. Register by email: or call: 952590380. Free but each participant should donate 3kg of non-perishable food stuffs to the food bank at the start of the course.

Beginner's Guide to Photography. 10 April. 10am-2pm, 4pm-8pm. With Alex Jaime.

Workshop for taking travel photos. 24 April. 10am-2pm, 4pm-8pm. With Alex Jaime.

Diver Arte for children

Torremolinos. Until 8 May 2021, 12-1.30pm. Centro Cultural Pablo Ruiz Picasso.

Art workshops dedicated to the History of Art for children. Painting and creativity workshops and exhibitions of works. Registration at the centre or call: 952053835.

Pop Art workshop

Torremolinos. Centro Cultural Pablo Ruiz Picasso. Free.

Free workshops to learn pop art for children aged between 12 and 16 years. Reservations: 952385182 or email:

16 April, 6.30-8pm Workshop for Comic art.

14 May, 6.30-8pm Workshop for Keith Haring drawing.

Lux Mundi coffee mornings

Torre del Mar. Fridays, 11am - 1pm. Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel.

Coffee mornings with coffee, tea or fruit juice with a piece of cake. A boutique with a range of new and nearly new clothing and accessories and also a wide stock of second hand English books. Donations of clothing etc welcomed.

Craft Group. Mondays, 10am-1pm in the centre. The craft group will be making cards in various styles including Iris paper folding, decoupage and other projects. 5€.

Knitting and Crochet Group. Mondays, 10.30am-1pm in the centre.

Art Group. Wednesdays, 10am-1pm in the centre.

Taizé Prayer 30 April, 8.45pm. San Andrés church. Taizé prayer is a monthly invitation to join in prayer. Send an email to be included in them:

Lux Mundi

Fuengirola. Fridays, 10am - 1pm. Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, C/Nueva 3

Only the Boutique open at the moment in the Lux Mundi Centre. Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 1pm. Call: 952474840 or email:

Taizé Prayer

29 April, 7.45pm. San José church.

21 April, 8.45pm. Nuestra Señora del Carmen church.

Natura Málaga

Natura Malaga

Natura Malaga

Malaga. 14-16 May. Palacio de Ferias y Congresos, Malaga.

The annual health and sustainable living fair is planning to be held in May as usual. This year it will include the new Naturauto where the latest in ecological and sustainable vehicles will be on display. There will also be stands promoting a variety of products, workshops and conferences.