Live Music and Concerts
Theatre and Music Festival
Benalmádena.Until 29 August. Municipal auditorium. https://www.auditoriobenalmadena.com/
16-18 Jul / 13-15 August. The Marvellous Wizard of Oz.
20-21 July. Abba tribute - Abba Live TV.
23-25 July / 20-26 August. Jeckyll & Hyde the musical.
27-29 July / 24, 25 August. The Magic of Broadway.
5-8 August. Annie the musical.
17, 18 August. Michael Jackson tribute - Michael’s Legacy.
26-29 August Peter Pan the musical.
Noches de Gibralfaro
Malaga. Plaza del Armas, Castillo Gibralfaro. 10pm. www.malaga.eu.
17 July Proyecto Veinte Veinte.
22 July Concerto 1700: Follia! Sones y danzas de la España antigua.
23 July Si Alguien me hubiera dicho.
24 July Insostenible Big Band, Duke Ellington: Retratos en jazz.
30 July Paula Coronas: Esencia del Piano Español..
31 July Málaga y Jerez: Simetrías Flamencas.
16 July, 8pm At the Palacio de Ferias y Congresos, the OFM and the Fernando Dance Company will be performing The Four Seasons by Vivaldi. The music will be accompanied by theatrical interpretation, dance and narrative (in Spanish). Tickets 10€ from:https://www.mientrada.net/.
17 July, 8pm The tenth anniversary of the Joven Orquesta Barroca de Andalucía in the Auditorio Edgar Neville.
Thursday Concerts in the Museum
Vélez-Málaga. 8pm. Free.
29 July Músicas del Mundo.
5 August Romances de Zarzuela.
12 August Bienal de Flamenco.
19 August Los Tres Tenores.
26 August Piano recital with Paula Coronas.
All concerts by invitation email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Malaga. 16 July, 7.30pm. Ateneo de Málaga.
German artist, musician and photographer Irene Cruz is performing a video and music set in the patio of the Ateneo. Call: 952214674 or email: email@example.com
La Cochera Cabaret
Malaga. Avda de los Guindos.
16 July, 9pm Seville musician Rafael Ruíz El Bomba presents his work entitled Tesoros Prestados.
17 july, 8pm Madrid pop band MÄBU in concert.
Música y Museos
Malaga. Until 22 July. Museo de Málaga, Palacio de Aduanas. 10pm.
20 July Pony Bravo (pop, rock).
21 July Antílopez.
22 July Soleá Morente (flamenco).
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.
Marbella. Until 4 September.
The Starlite Festival is back this year with a wide variety of live concerts including flamenco, fusion, Latin, rock and pop. International stars such as Tom Jones, Bonnie Tyler, Alan Parsons, David Bisbal, Melendi, La Oreja de Van Gogh, Plácido Domingo, Estopa and many more will be performing on one of the two stages at the event. More information and tickets: starlitemarbella.com
A Night of Jazz
Malaga. 30 July, 9pm. St George’s Church.
With the Jitterbug Jazz Band. www.jazzparaeventos.com Tickets call: 638339691
Malaga. Until 31 July. Teatro Cervantes.
The Terral festival starts on 5 July and will present a varied programme of concerts and shows. More information:https://www.teatrocervantes.com/
Jazz and Blues Nights
Torremolinos. Until 3 September, 9pm. Parque de la Batería.
16 July Daniel Amat Cuban Connection.
30 July Belle MC Quartet.
20 August Rachel Malka & The Jazz Makers
3 September Inoidal González.
Chiclana Music Festival
Chiclana de la Frontera. Until 23 August. Sancti Patri
The festival includes concerts by David Bisbal, Ara Malikian, Oreja de Van Gogh, Pablo Alborán, Miguel Poveda, Melendi, Sara Baras, Raphael, Vanessa Martín, Manuel Carrasco and tribute acts God Save The Queen and Abba Mania among others. https://concertmusicfestival.com
Torremolinos. 23 July, 8pm. Plaza de Toros.
International names performing at the festival include Martha High and Madeline Bell as well as Javier Ojeda, Gordo Master, Julia Martín, Suzette Moncrieff and Noelia Sakura with the Big Band Funk Allstars.
Música en el Patio
Malaga. Until 24 July, 9.30pm. Museo Carmen Thyssen.
17 July Pianist and composer José Carra with trombonist Rita Payés. Jazz, rock and pop.
24July Flamenco singer Maui de Utrera, ‘the Lady Gaga of flamenco.
Estepona. Until 9 September. Various venues.
The festival this year will feature eight concerts by Estepona musicians. A full agenda can be found on: https://ayuntamiento.estepona.es/
The Rob Sas Band
Estepona. 23 July, 11.45pm. Louie Louie Bar, Estepona Port.
The Rob Sas Band is performing its first gig since February 2020 at the Louie Louie Bar.
Jazz en la Costa
Almuñécar. 20 - 25 July, 10pm. Parque El Majuelo.
20 July Juan Perro Sexteto, Cantos de Ultramar.
21 July Kenny Barron All Star Quartet.
22 July Cyrille Aimée.
23 July Richard Bona and Alfredo Rodríguez Dúo.
24 July Brad Mehlbau Trío.
25 July David Murray Trío with Marta Sánchez.
Night of Jazz
La Herradura. 18 July, 10pm. Plaza Independencia.
Sophie Newick and band.
Festival de Castillo
La Herradura. 19-22 August, 10pm. Castillo de La Herradura.
19 August La Blues Band.
20 August Pitingo.
21 August Celtas Cortios.
22 August J L Vaquero and Pepe Céspedes.
La Herradura. 28 August, 10pm. Castillo de La Herradura.
The Vargas Blues Band, Patricia Kraus and Anne 4 (José Montalvo) will be performing. Tickets: www.bravoentradas.es. or from Librería Coral La Herradura and Pub La Cochera.
Marbella. 30 July. Marbella Arena.
Heatwave Promotions present Sister Sledge 2021 We Are Family. Tickets:629056720. https://www.heatwavepromotions.com/
Malaga. Sundays, 9.30 -11am. May and June. 10€.
18 July Flamenco en El Perchel
25 July Plaza de la Merced.
Reservations call 687607526 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mijas. Every Wednesday, 12pm. Plaza Virgen de la Peña.
Live flamenco performance weekly in the plaza.
La Herradura. 16, 17 July, 10pm. Plaza Independencia.
With dancer Ivor Vargas on 16th and singer kiki Morente on 17th.
La Herradura. 29 August, 10pm. Castillo de La Herradura.
A performance by María La Canastera.
Estepona. 16 July, 8pm. Plaza Fuerzas Armadas.
José Manuel Fernández (vocals), Gaspar Rodríguez (percussion), Eliza González and José Franco (dance) with special guest dancer Guadalupe Torres. Information and reservations: 952803183 / 683141136
Torremolinos. Various venues. 10pm. Free with invitation: email@example.com.
21 July. Companía Manuel Roldán. Cantarranas.
24 July. Companía Manuel Roldán. Plaza San Miguel.
7 August. Espectáculo Flamenco Isaac de los Reyes. Casa de los Navajas.
11 August. Manuel Roldán. Avda Marifé de Triana.
14 August. Cuadro Flamenco Fermín Calvo Mora. Casa de los Navajas.
25 August. Companía Manuel Roldán. Plaza Chiriva.
Theatre and dance
Theatre and dance festival
Benalmádena. Until 29 August. Municipal auditorium. https://www.auditoriobenalmadena.com/.
16-18 July. The Marvellous Wizard of Oz.
20-21 July. Abba tribute - Abba Live TV.
23-25 July. Jekyll & Hyde the musical.
27-29 July.The Magic of Broadway.
5-8 August. Annie the musical.
13-15 August. The Marvellous Wizard of Oz.
17-18 August. Michael Jackson tribute - Michael’s Legacy.
20-23 August. Jekyll & Hyde the musical.
24-25 August. The Magic of Broadway.
26-29 August. Peter Pan the musical.
Marbella. 23 July, 10pm. Auditorio Starlite Festival.
Irina Kolesnikova and the St Petersberg ballet perform Swan Lake. Tickets: https://starlitemarbella.koobin.com/irinakolesnikova
Mijas Pueblo. Until 18 July, 10.30pm. Auditorio Municipal Miguel González Berral. Free
The theatre has scheduled four plays (in Spanish) for the annual festival held in memory of Juan Moreno García. More information: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 952590380
Zarzuela Los Gavilanes
Estepona. 17July, 10pm. Plaza de Toros. 10-12€
The Teatro Lírico Andaluz presents an adaptation of the three act Spanish opera Los Gavilanes by Maestro Jacinto Guerrero. Tickets from the box office at the bull ring or http://www.ticketentradas.com/
Estepona. 16 July, 7pm. Teatro Auditorio Felipe VI. 10€
The Esperanto Ballet company has members from various countries and perform flamenco, ballet, contemporary and Gregorian dance as well as acrobatics etc. Tickets: https://tafestepona.entradas.plus/entradas/listaEventos
The Season of Dance
Estepona. Until 4 September, 9.30pm. Various venues.
20 July.Ballroom - Flamenco with Monica Peña. Plaza ABC.
27 July. Gala show with Martina Tessaaro. Plaza ABC.
30 July. Peña Flamenca students. Plaza Fuerzas Armadas.
Alhaurín de la Torre Temporarily closed. 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/
Mijas. 29 July, 8pm. Centro Plaza shopping centre.
A fashion show organised by Todos con Adán. 10€ donation entry.
TAPAS Summer fair
Coín. 16 July, 11am - 3pm. Venta Las Palmeras.
Lots of stalls selling plants, crafts, homemade jams etc. To book a stall: 693104060.
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
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. 30 July, 8.45pm. San Andrés church. Taizé prayer is a monthly invitation to join in prayer. Send an email to be included in them: email@example.com.
Fuengirola. Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, C/Nueva 3
Call: 952474840 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Taize Prayer. 29 July, 8.45pm at San José church. Taizé prayer is a monthly invitation to join in prayer. Send an email to be included in them: email@example.com
Summer workshops for children
Estepona. Until 31 August. Centro Cultural Padre Manuel.
Estepona town hall has organised classes for chess, flamenco guitar, drumming; Sevillanas, ballroom, Latin rhythm and flamenco dancing as well as workshops in Tiffany painting on glass. Registration open until 15 July between 10am and 1.30pm at the centre.
Verano Joven 2021
Torremolinos. Free classes and workshops. 12-35 year olds.
Paddlesurf and Volleyball. 22 July, 5, 19 August. 10am-2pm. Playamar.
Get On Stage, Talent Contest. 17, 24, 31 July, 7, 12 August. 9pm. Plaza San Miguel.
Create a Comic Strip Character. 20 July, 7.30-9pm. Casa de la Juventud.
Digital Surrealism. 27 July, 7.30-9pm. Casa de la Juventud.
Estepona. Until 27 August, Mon-Fri 7-10pm. Paseo Marítimo.
The Escuela Municipal de Ajedrez (EMAE) has organised chess matches to be played on the six giant chess boards on the promenade as well as on tables. The free games are open to everyone. https://ajedrezestepona.com/
Dance and choreography workshops
Malaga. 19-24 July and 26-30 July. Málaga Circo LOOM, Polígono Industrial La Estrella. C/Cuevas San Marcos. 60€ each course.
The Fernando Hurtado Dance Company will be holding two, week-long classes for dance and choreography. More information and registration: firstname.lastname@example.org
La Herradura. 30 July, 10.30am. Playa La Herradura.
Opposite the Town Hall.
Fuengirola. 13, 14, 15 August, Salon Varietés Theatre.
All singers, dancers, jugglers, comedians, magicians, choirs, drag artists etc are welcome to take part (all ages and abilities welcome). Submit a one minute audition video (can be recorded on a phone) to email@example.com or send it by Whatsapp: 604135860 You’ll need to be available for short performances during the weekend of the 13-15 August.
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.