Music and culture, something for everyone

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  • Concerts, film, lectures, festivals, trips and charity events



Nerja. 21 January, 9pm. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja. 12€

The dance company Antonio de Verónica trace a path through the different rythms of flamenco.

‘Con Temple’

Vélez-Málaga. 22 January, 9pm. Teatro del Carmen. 5€

The Cristina Gallardo and Anne Axarquía dance academy will be performing.


Flamenco dance

Almuñécar. 20 January, 8pm. Casa de la Cultura.

Andalusian flamenco, oriental dance and Sephardic lyrics.

Music and dance

Cuarteto Granada recital

Malaga. 21 January 8pm. Sala Unicaja María Cristina.

This recital, DSCH III (Dimitry Shostakovitch III), will feature the 4th and 5th quartets from this famous composer.

The Wall Bar

Malaga. Hotel Vincci Posada del Patio, 11pm, entry free.

20 January Rosa Ruíz y Foky

21 January. Dana and Gianni. Blues and jazz fusion.

Louie Louie Bar

Estepona. Avda Luis Braille. January, 11.45pm

The Rob Sas band will be performing.

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra

Malaga. Teatro Cervantes

19 February, 8pm. Concerto nº1 for piano and orchestra in E minor by Chopin, Symphony nº 36 in C major ‘Linz’ by Mozart. Der Rosenkavalier by Strauss

19 February, 12 midday. Magic and adventure at the hands of John Williams. The concert will include sound tracks from Indiana Jones and Harry Potter.

Malaga. Auditorio Edgar Neville. C/ Pacífico

3 February 8pm. Concerto nº1 in A minor Op 77 for violin and orchestra by Dimitry Shostakovich and Peer Gyntsuites nº 1 and 2 by Greig.

Auditorio Museo Picasso de Malaga.

14 February 8pm. The Mainake quartet and Luis Pacetti (tenor) will be performing Letters to Juliet by Elvis Costello.

Tangos de Siempre

Tangos de Siempre.

Tangos de Siempre.

Torremolinos. 19 February, 9pm. La Casa de Los Navajas.

The most famous tango music performed by Gabriela Loria and Juan Seles.

Eric Clapton tribute

Nerja. 20 January, 9pm. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja. 10€

La Cochera Cabaret are holding ‘Ocean Boulevard, tributo a Eric Clapton’ at the cultural centre.

From Vivaldi to Handel

Torremolinos. 20 January, 8pm. Centro Cultural pablo Ruiz Picasso.

The Joven Orquesta Promúsica de Málaga will be performing various works by composers such as Albinoni, Handel, Pachelbel, Vivaldi and Corelli among others.

Andrés Segovia tribute

La Herradura. Until 21 January, Civic Centre.

The 32nd International Guitar Competition will mark the 30th anniversary of the death of Spain’s most famous classical guitarist, Andrés Segovia. All ‘rounds’ of the competition are open to the public.

Swan Lake

Almuñécar. 25 January, 7pm. Casa de la Cultura.

The Russian National Ballet will be performing Swan Lake to music by Tchaikovsky. Tickets from Casa de la Culture and Viajes Ecuador. Groups of ten or more tel: 935 878 960

A night in Buenos Aires

Mijas. 26 January, 8.30pm. Salon de Actos, Town Hall, La Cala de Mijas. 10€

Nerja. 27 January, 9pm. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja. 10€

A Tango Show by the Arcos de Buenos Aires Argentinian music and dance company. Tickets: 660 753 246

Classical music festival

Nerja. 28 January, 8pm. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja

ANAC (the Asociación de Nerja de Acción Cultural) is organising the first Festival de Música Clásica Villa de Nerja.

Ytre Suløens Jazz ensemble with Tricia Boutte

Nerja. 1 February, 9pm. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja. 20€

The Ytre Suløens Jazz ensemble is one of the most emblematic jazz groups in Norway. They have toured the world with their traditional, New Orleans style jazz. They are joined by Tricia Boutte, renowned jazz performer.

Rockin' Race Jamboree

Rockin' Race Jamboree launch.

Rockin' Race Jamboree launch.

Torremolinos. 2-5 February, Auditorio Municipal Principe de Asturias.

The town hall are expecting around 3,000 people to attend this year, the 23rd edition of the event. Musicians from all over the world will be performing. Tickets are available from


Star Gazing

Malaga. 3 February, 8-10pm. Centro de Ciencias Principia, Av. de Luis Buñuel

The observatory at the science museum is offering a free tour of the heavens from their 3.5m moving dome. There are only 100 places. Reserve a place by calling 952 070 481, your NIE number will be needed or call in at the museum.

St Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dance

Torre del Mar. 14 February, 7pm. Salon del Mar, C/Los Fenicios. 32€

Lux Mundi, the Royal British Legion and other groups are having a combined event to raise funds. Price includes meal and live entertainment from Hector Bannon. Tickets from: 952 543 334 / or the RBL

Lux Mundi trip to the Alpujarras

From Torre del Mar. 26 January. Various departure points. 18€

Visit the villages of the Alpujarras. Tel.952 543 334 or e-mail: Webpage:

Lux Mundi trip to Casares and Estepona

From Torre del Mar. 23 February. Various departure points. 20€

Coach trip to Casares and Estepona. Tel.952 543 334 or e-mail: Webpage:

Thespa play reading

Fuengirola. 25 January, 7pm. Los Boliches, Masonic Hall. 16€ members, 18€ guests. Includes set meal.

‘Mother Figure’ by Alan Bennett plus one other one act play. Reservations tel: 622 454 422 or email: thespabooking@gmail.

Burns Night for Cudeca

Mijas. 25 January, from 7.30pm. Tamisa Golf Hotel. 45€

The addressing of the Haggis together with a typical Scottish menu and entertainment at the Tamisa Golf including wines and whisky for only 45euros per person. Tel: Carlos White 663 083 249 or Tamisa Golf Hotel 952 585 988


U3A Lectures

Fuengirola. Lux Mundi reference Library, free to members, guests 5€.

Science and Technology- A century of General Relativity. 25 January, 11am -12.30pm. Part 2: Black Holes, Dark Energy and Gravitational Waves. Speaker: Ian Phillips

China. 24 January, 11am-12.30pm. The next DVD Film: The Song Dynasty. Presented by: Kay White

History and all that. 20 January, 11am-12.30pm. Before 1066-From Athelstan to Edward the Confessor.

Course Leader: Kay White.

History and all that part two. 27 January, 11am-12.30pm Before 1066-The Normans. Course Leader: Kay White.

Lux Mundi talk and dinner

Torre del Mar. 30 January, 6pm. Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel. 12€

Italian Opera: A talk by the Reverend James Tayler about the history of Italian opera. There will be extracts from La Traviata, Rigoletto, La Boheme and more. After the talk there will be salad, a choice of lasagnas, including vegetarian, dessert and a bottle of wine between 4 people. Tel: 952 543 334 or go to /

DFAS lectures

Benahavís. 24 November , 6.30pm. Benahavís Town Hall

Los Conquistadores, the subject of the Benahavís DFAS lecture.

Los Conquistadores, the subject of the Benahavís DFAS lecture.

The Conquistadores - Adventures in the New World: Within the short space of 50 years the conquistadores had vanquished civilisations from Mexico in the north to Chile in the south. So what drove men such as Cortes and Pizarro?


Día de San Sebastián

Algarrobo. Until 20 January. Algarrobo celebrates in honour of its patron saint San Sebastián. Live music and a procession from the village to the hermitage. Fireworks.

Alhaurín de la Torre. Until 22 January.

Cómpeta. 21, 22 January.


Malaga. Until 26 February. The month long Carnaval celebrations start on 21 January with various gastronomic events. The main attractions are the fancy dress competition and parade on the 19 February, the battle of the flowers and more fancy dress on 25th and finally the burying of the anchovy on the 26th.

O.V. Film

SUR in English advises calling cinemas to check for any last minute time changes. Lunchtime and late night screenings weekends only.

Cine Albéniz

C/Alcazabilla 4, Malaga. Tel: 902 36 02 95 or visit or

Paterson: 20.20

Loving: 16.00, 18.10, 22.25

Hell or High Water: 18.10

Callback: 17.00, 20.30

Realive: 18.30

Cinesur El Ingenio

Avda. Juan Carlos 1, Vélez-Málaga. Tel. 667 77 31 87.

Moana: 17.00 (Tues);

Hidden Figures: 16.30 (Tues)

Loving: 16.20 (Mon-Thurs)

Hacksaw Ridge: 21.00 (Tues) La La Land: 12.05 (Sat, Sun); 16.00, 16.40 (Tues)

Underworld:Blood Wars: 22.00 (Tues)

Collateral Beauty: 15.55 (Tues)

Passengers: 19.30 (Tues)

Assassin’s Creed: 21.45 (Tues)

Sing: 16.10 (Tues)

Cinesur Miramar

Avda. de la Encarnación, Fuengirola. Tel. 952 19 86 00.

Silence: 22.00 (Tues)

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: 16.15 (Tues)

Passengers: 18.50 (Tues)

Sing: 16.05 (Tues)

La La Land: 12.15, 16.00, 18.25, (

Underworld: 12.20, 16.00

Assassin’s Creed: 22.05 (Tues)

Collateral Beauty: 20.35 (Tues)

Loving: 16.30 (Tues)

Hidden Figures: 16.25 (Tues)

Cines Teatro Goya

For tickets and information call 951196665.

Return of Xander Cage: 12.10 (Sun); 15.45 (Sat, Sun); 18.00 (every day except Thurs); 22.40 (every day); 17.45 (Thurs)

Hidden Figures: 17.50 (every day); 20.20 (every day except Thurs); 22.00 (Thurs)

La La Land: 11.50(Sun), 15.45 (Sat, Sun); 17.50 (every day except Sun); 20.15 (every day)

Underworld: Blood wars: 15.55 (Sat)

Passengers: 22.45 (every day)

Sing: 12.10 (Sun); 15.40 (Sat, Sun)

Yelmo Cines, Plaza Mayor

Centro de Ocio Plaza Mayor, Avda. Alfonso Ponce de León. Tel: 902 902 103 or visit

Hidden Figures: 12.35 (Sat, Sun)

Loving: 16.45

Silence: 12.10 (Sat, Sun)

The Light Between Oceans: 17.00

La La Land: 17.45, 20.30(every day); 12.00, 15.00 (Sat, Sun); 23.15 (Fri, Sat)