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Weekly flamenco shows in Mijas.
Weekly flamenco shows in Mijas.

Concerts, theatre, dance and charity events across the province

  • The list of cultural events planned in and around Malaga is getting longer as summer approaches and the Covid restrictions start to be relaxed.

Live Music and Concerts

OFM Museum Concerts

Malaga.Various venues.

13 June, 12pm Guillermo Ramírez Ortega plays music by Bach, Schumann, Prokofiev and Rosenblatt, followed by Carla Román Vázquez playing pieces by Schumann, Lizt and Albéniz. Museo de Málaga.

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra

Malaga.Various venues.

4 June, 7pm The orchestra will play The Happy Slaves by Juan Crisóstomo de Arraiga and Joaquín Rodrigo, Fantasia for a Gentleman with special guest guitarrist, Javier García Moreno in the first half and Gustav Holst’s St Paul’s Suite and Edward Grieg’s Holberg’s Suite in the second half.

Tickets:https://entradas.mientrada.net/

17, 18 June, 7pm The orchestra will play El Reloj de Lucerna by Pedro Miguel Marqués in the first half followed by La Verbena de Paloma by Tomás Bretón. Accompanied by the Malaga Opera Choir among others. Tickets: https://www.teatrocervantes.com/

Sala María Cristina

Malaga. Sala Unicaja de Conciertos María Cristina.

4 June, 7pm Aldo Mata (cello), and José María Oyola (piano).

16 June, 7pm Josu de Solaun (piano), one of Spain’s greatest pianists, performs works by Chopin and Liszt.

La Cochera Cabaret

Nativa, La Cochera Cabaret, Malaga.

Nativa, La Cochera Cabaret, Malaga.

Malaga. Avda de los Guindos

6 June, 12.30pm Orquesta Dondragón.

6 June, 6pm Suu (acoustic).

10 June, 8pm Alejandro Bejarano.

11 June, 8pm Nativa.

Street Musicians

Torremolinos. Mon - Sun, 11am - 2pm, 5 - 11pm.

To support local musicians who have been unable to work during the pandemic, will be allowed to perform in the sreets of Torremolinos (under licence from the town hall). They will be in the town centre, Parque de Bomberos, Av. Palma de Mallorca, Plaza Costa del Sol, Plaza de la Unión Europea, C/ San Miguel, Plaza San Miguel, Plaza de La Nogalera, Plaza Andalucía, Plaza del Remoand from the Paseo de La Carihuela to Plaza Chiriva, El Bajondillo and Playamar.

Cazbah Live Lounge

Mijas Costa. 4 June, 4pm onwards.

Drag queen Spice will be offering music, comedy and camp in her show The Greatest Showgirl followed by funk, pop and rock band Five Minutes Memory and a Cher and Kylie tribute by Michelle Daniels. Book by calling 602535710 or on their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TheCazbahLiveLounge

Dani de Baza

Almuñécar. 5 June, 7pm. Parque El Majuelo.

Dani de Baza and the San Sebastián de Padul band will be in concert.

Opera

Almuñécar. 5 June, 8pm. Casa de la Cultura.

Soprano Sara López Porta is accompanied by Pablo García Berlanga on piano .

Relax and Piano Music

Benahavís. 19 June, 8pm. Torre Leoneras park. Free.

The concert will be held outside on the grass and attendees are encouraged to bring a yoga mat or blanket and a pillow so that they can lie back and relax to pianist Herman Rijks playing a selection of soothing music from Sting, Pink Floyd and Adele mixed with some Beethoven, Chopin and various own compositions.

La Liebre de Marzo

Frigiliana, Almáchar and Cómpeta. 19 June - 10 July.

19 June, 1pm The Orquesta Barroca de Málaga will be playing Mozart’s quartets in the San Antonio de Padua church, Frigiliana.

20 June, 1pm The Orquesta Barroca de Málaga will be playing Mozart’s quartets in the San Mateo Apostól church in Almáchar.

26 June, 1pm The Coro de Cámera of Malaga University will be in concert in the San Antonio de Padua church, Frigiliana.

27 June, 1pm The Coro de Cámera of Malaga University will be in concert in the San Mateo Apostól church in Almáchar.

3 July, 1pm The Coro de Cámera of Malaga University will be in concert in the Nuestra Señora de la Asunción church, Cómpeta.

10 July, 1pm

The Orquesta Barroca de Málaga will be playing Mozart’s quartets in the Nuestra Señora de la Asunción church, Cómpeta.

Tickets from the town halls.

CODA Jimena Festival 2021

Jimena de la Frontera. 12 June, 5.30pm. 70€.

A musical excursion to the CODA Festival in the Convento de Nuestra Señora de los Ángeles. Guest violinist Hanych Elders and pianist Sander Sittig.Ticket price includes trip, concert and evening meal. Call: 654013232. Reservations: reservas@musicaconencanto.org / 654013232 / https://www.musicaconencanto.org/

Granada Blues Festival

Granada. 19 June, 6pm. Jardines de Palacio Alixares and Cementario San José.

The Blues Band de Granada, Vargas Blues Band and Mississippi Martínez will be performing at the festival. Tickets: https://bravoentradas.es/

Sister Sledge

Marbella. 30 July. Marbella Arena.

Heatwave Promotions present Sister Sledge 2021 We Are Family. Tickets:629056720. https://www.heatwavepromotions.com/

Flamenco

Rocio de Luz, Torremolinos.

Rocio de Luz, Torremolinos.

Paseo Flamenco

Malaga. Sundays, 9.30 -11am. May and June. 10€.

6 June Vida de Juan Breva.

26 June In the El Palo district.

Reservations call 687607526 or email: flamencamalaga@hotmail.com

Flamenco Wednesday

Mijas. Every Wednesday, 12pm. Plaza Virgen de la Peña.

Live flamenco performance weekly in the plaza.

The Hall

Malaga. 12 June, 8 and 10pm. Calle Héroe de Sostoa, 65. 10€.

Flamenco jam session with special guest, Jorge Pardo.Reservations: 679441801.

Concerts in the bull ring

Torremolinos. 11, 12, 13 June, 10pm. Plaza del Toro .

The bull ring is the venue for three live concerts based on flamenco music.

11 June Juanlu Montoya, grandson of Enrique Montoya, who meteoric rise to fame was fuelled by over a million hits to his Youtube video of his song, Arrebato de amor.

12 June Macarena de la Torre presents her show Rocio de Luz.

13 June Flamenco artiste Saramaya, part of Los Rebujitos.

Theatre and dance

Dance festival

Almuñécar. 12, 13 June, 8pm. Casa de la Cultura.

Manten tu Mirada en Las estrellas is the title of this dance performance by Solange Janssens.

Show 2021

Estepona. 8 June, 6.30pm. Auditorio Felipe VI.

The Dance Marbella school will be performing various styles of dance including contemporary, hip hop, Latin and ballroom etc. https://www.tafestepona.com/

Charity events

ARCH

Alhaurín de la Torre Open 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. More information on Facebook: Centro Andalusi de Rescate de Caballos or https://www.horserescuespain.org/

Cudeca Golf Tournament

Mijas. 6 June, from 9am.La Cala Resort, Campo América.

The competition is limited to players of any age with Spanish or other International handicap. No limit of handicap BUT to qualify for a prize the maximum handicap for men is 26.4 and ladies is 36.4. Registration is 62€ and includes green fee, shared buggy, prize giving, raffle and auction to raise funds. Participants will also be given lunch. Non-golfers can accompany players at lunch for 25€. The format will be Individual Stableford, 18 holes. https://lacala.golfmanager.com/consumer/activities/7

Cat Charity Table Top Sale

Estepona. 13 June, 12-5pm. The American Club, C/San Roque.

AYGA (Asociación Gatos y Amigos are holding a table top sale to raise funds. There will be bric-a-brac, cloting, handmade cakes and pies, tombola and crafts. info@ayga.es

ACE Midsummer Lunch

Mijas Costa.

ACE midsummer lunch, Mijas.

ACE midsummer lunch, Mijas.

19 June, 1.30pm. Restaurante la Sierra.

With live entertainment from Ricky Lavazza and a raffle with prizes donated by local businesses. Price includes a welcoming glass of Cava followed by a three-course lunch (with vegetarian options), and beer wine, water or soft drink during lunch. Availability is limited, and all bookings must be made in advance. Tickets 36 euros (which includes a 10 euros donation to ACE) from Restaurante La Sierra (951741990); Ibex Insurance (Fuengirola); ACE (La Cala de Mijas); or call: 647647671 / 606145359. Email: pr.spain@ace-charity.org

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). https://www.arthistoryinfocus.com/courses

More ideas

Collage workshop

Mijas. 12, 13 June, 10am-4pm. Casa Museo de Mijas. Free.

For anyone who wishes to learn how to make collages and let their creativity flow. Register by email: cultura@mijas.es or call: 952590380. Free but each participant should donate 3kg of non-perishable foodstuffs to the food bank at the start of the course.

Malaga Film Festival

Malaga. Until 13 June

The 24 edition of the Festival de Málaga presents the best of Spanish films and documentaries. Besides the screenings there are also exhibitions and tributes to individuals in the industry. More information: https://festivaldemalaga.com/

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.

Taize Prayer. 25 June, 8.45pm. San Andrés church. Taizé prayer is a monthly invitation to join in prayer. Send an email to be included in them: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org.

Trip to Gibraltar. 17 June. Various departure points.an opportunity to purchase Duty Free Items and typical English items of food etc but be aware certain items are not allowed to come across the border into Spain. Passport needed. 14€ with Friends of Lux Mundi card or 16€.

Lux Mundi

Fuengirola. Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, C/Nueva 3

Call: 952474840 or email: luxmundif@gmail.com.

Taize Prayer. 16 June, 8.45pm at Parroquia del Carmen and 24 June 7pm at San José church. Taizé prayer is a monthly invitation to join in prayer. Send an email to be included in them: luxmundif@gmail.com

Botanical garden El Molino de Inca

Torremolinos. Jardín Botánico El Molino de Inca.

The site, which has been remodelled to make the gardens and facilities accessible to everyone, has now re-opened. The gardens cover 40,000 square metres of land and contain nearly a thousand plant species of which there are 150 varieties of palm. There are also several different species of birds, including some unique in Spain.