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TIMS choir, Fuengirola / Benalmádena.
TIMS choir, Fuengirola / Benalmádena. / SUR
  • Concerts, talks and events happening in your area


Louie Louie Rock Bar

Estepona. Avda Luis Braille.

6 March 12am. Bourbon. Spinda Sessions.

7 March, 11.30pm. Almacenes Mérida.

13 March, 11am. Underground Playtime 3, Whatever.

14 March, 11.30. The Agapornis, Forty Years Late.

15 March, 10.30. Bob Wayne European Tour.

20 March, 12am. UGATZ.

21 March. Oración, tribute to Héroes de Silencio.

25 March, 10pm. Daily Thompson. Spain, Italy Tour.

27 March, 12am. Junior Mackenzie. File sof Life Tour.

28 March, 12am. Tribute to David Bowie.

Posada Food and Living

Malaga. Hotel Vincci Posada del Patio, 10pm, entry free.

6 March, 9pm. Richard Ray Farrell, the New York bluesman.

7 March, 10pm. Dani Harp and Pablo Carrascal. R&B, soul, blues.

13 March, 9pm. Tony Caballero. R&B, blues, soul, pop.

14 March, 10pm. Iris Nieto on the oboe and Tomás Nieto on acoustic guitar play adapted jazz, soul, rock and pop music.

19 March, 9pm. Hermano Trío. Manuel Amat piano, Francis Posé cello and Andrés Litwin drums. Jazz

Richard Ray  Farrell

Richard Ray Farrell / SUR

20 March, 9pm. Jesús Aranda. R&B and soul.

21 March, 10pm. Constanza & Javier. Jazz duet.

27 March, 9pm. Javier Palomo, vocals and guitar. Jazz, blues etc.

28 March, 10pm. Rosa ruíz y Foki. R&B, jazz and others.

La Fábrica

6 March, 5pm. Mad Mary pop and rock concert.

7 March, 5pm. Wasabi Cru. Funk and soul.

8 March, 5pm. Fleur de Bois. Indie.

Processional Marches

Malaga. 6 March, 8.30pm. Sala Unicaja Conciertos María Cristina.

The Malaga municipal band will be playing pieces by composers G. Sánchez, P. Artola, B. Uralde, M. Fond de Anta and E. García López.

La Favorita

Malaga. 6 March, 8pm, 7 March 7pm. Teatro Cervantes..

La Favorita in four acts with music by composer Caetano Donizetti.

La Favorita, Malaga

La Favorita, Malaga / SUR

Young Talent

Malaga. 7 March, 8pm. Sala Unicaja Conciertos María Cristina.

The first part of the concert features a chord quartet, a trio with two oboes and a French horn and a cuartet followed in the seconf half by viola, saxophone and piano, group of percussionists and group of cellists.

Simply Red tribute

Benalmádena. 7 March, 8.30pm. Moonlight Show Bar, Sunset Beach Club Hotel. 15€..

Mick Hucknall sound-alike, Red Mick will be performing Simply Red’s greatest hits. Tickets from hotel reception or:

Concert for Lent

Johan Stengård

Johan Stengård / SUR

Vélez-Málaga. 7 March, 8pm. Teatro del Carmen. 3€.

The fourth Concierto de Cuaresma by the Banda de CCTT Ntra Sra de la Caridad.

Johan Stengård

Nerja. 7 March, 7pm. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja.

World class saxophonist Johan Stengård will be in concert playing popular songs such as Dancing Queen, Georgia On My Mind, My Way etc.

Piano recital

Malaga. 12 March, 8.30pm. Sala Unicaja Conciertos María Cristina.

The Sociedad Filarmónica de Málaga with pianist Girgi Gigashvili will perform works by Shostakovich, Debussy and Scriabin in the first part and Liszt and Beethoven in the second.

Ricky Loriguillo Quartet

Ricky Loriguillo

Ricky Loriguillo / SUR

Nerja. 13 March, 8pm. Hotel Plaza Cavana. 18€ armchair, 12€ stool.

This quartet without piano recalls both in its format and in its repertoire that famous quartet formed in the 50s by Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, with original themes and arrangements of the time.

TIMS Concerts

Fuengirola. 14 March, 7pm. Masonic Hall, Edificio Bougainvilleas, Los Boliches.

Benalmádena. 17 March, 7pm. Castillo Bil Bil.

The International Music Society are performing some well loved songs. Tickets: 654891790 or on the door.

Malaga Baroque Orchestra

Frigiliana. 21 March, 8pm. Casa del Apero. 15€.

Classical chamber music played on historical instruments. The concert includes pieces by Mozart and Gluck.

Café del Mundo

Café del Mundo

Café del Mundo / Nerja

Nerja. 26 March, 8pm. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja. 10€ in advance, 12€ on door.

Following the great musical success achieved last year with four concerts in Andalucía. Guitar duo Café del Mundo returns to Spain to perform classic themes such as pieces by composers Manuel de Falla and Joaquín Rodrigo as well as their own compositions with jazz fusion and Funk. Tickets:

Malaga University Chamber Choir

Frigiliana. 28 March, 8pm. Casa del Apero. 15€.

Pieces from the history of choral music, from medieval and Renaissance polyphony to contemporary composers including Stravinsky, Ocón, Campos, Mozart, Rheinberger, and Saint-Saens.



Los Boliches. 25 March, 7.15pm. Masonic Hall, Edf Bougainvillea. Members 16€, guests 18€.

AGM meeting followed by ‘Lunch Hour’ a short play by John Mortimer. Reservations (by 22 March): or 652726624


Flamenco Show

Mijas Pueblo. Every Wednesday at noon. Plaza Virgen de la Peña.

A free flamenco performance in the open air (weather permitting).

Lectures and talks

U3A Lectures


Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 11 March, 11am.

Science And Technology - ‘John Dee and the Origins of English Science’. John Dee is a “Man for all mysteries” generally misrepresented and misunderstood. This talk tries to separate the sense from the nonsense and to understand one of the most remarkable men of the 16th century. Group Leader: Ian Phillips.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 6 March, 11am.

Arabia: The Arabian Leopard, Whales and Rainstorms. A series of DVDs exploring the natural history and wildlife. Group leader Kay White.

Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 11 March, 11am.

Arabia: Connections between nature, people and landscapes:

A series of DVDs exploring the natural history and wildlife. Group leader Kay White.

The Arts Society

Benahavís. 9 March, 1pm. Benahavís town hall. 12€ includes glass of wine.

Deconstructing Picasso: Alejandra Caroso worked at the Picasso museum for seven years curating and in the Education Department. She is giving a talk which will take the audience on a journey through Picasso’s career and provide clues to understanding it.

Fuengirola.9 March, 4.30pm Salon Varietés Theatre. Visitors 10€.

‘Monet and his Gardens’ .

Nerja,. 10 March, 6pm. Cultural Centre, C/Granada. Visitors 10€.

‘Monet and his Gardens’. Everyone knows about Giverny, but few about the gardens that preceded them and the personal circumstances that were their motivation. Late in life Monet admitted that he may have owed his love of painting to his love of flowers and gardening, which he had developed in early youth as an antidote to his unhappiness. Lecturer Brian Healey.

Mijas. 11 March, 10.30am. The Danish Club , Urb. Haza del Algarrobo, Ctra de Mijas, KM2.2. Visitors 10€..

From Russia with Love Lecture

From Russia with Love Lecture / Mijas

‘From Russia with Love’. Lecturer Brian Healey. In the mid 19th century a group of young artists such as Savrasov and Levitan, Shiskin and Kuindzhi, to name but a few, turned away from the Imperial Academy in St Petersburg to focus for the first time on what they loved most: Mother Russia.

Benahavís. 9 March, 1pm. Benahavís town hall. 12€ includes glass of wine.

‘Deconstructing Picasso‘. Alejandra Caroso worked at the Picasso museum for seven years curating and in the Education Department. She is giving a talk which will take the audience on a journey through Picasso’s career and provide clues to understanding it.

U3A Art Appreciation Group

Torre del Mar. 16 March, 11am. Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre.

A DVD telling the history of a most illustrious brotherhood of Impressionist artists - Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne and Manet. The Impressionists recreated the illuminated landscapes, and haunting portraits of late 19th-century France. Discussion afterwards.

Crime Writing

Marbella. 18 March, 5pm. BinckBank, Urb La Carolina, Edf. Aries.

Inside the Mind of a Crime Writer is the title on this talk by Lorraine Mace, author of the popular DI Paolo Sterling series of novels. Reservations: or call: 951565656


Fiesta de la Hinojá

Fiesta de la Hinojá.

Fiesta de la Hinojá. / AYTO ALGATOCÍN

Algatocín. 7, 8 March.

The festival celebrates the wild fennel plant which for centuries has been used in traditional recipes. There will be free tastings of dishes containing the herb, competitions and a craft market.

Fiesta de San José

La Herradura. 18-22 March.

The town celebrates its patron saint with live music and dancing.

Craft Beer Festival

Coín. Until Sunday 8 March, from midday. Plaza de la Alameda.

Birra &Art is a festival with live music, gastronomy and lots of different craft beers. Nine companies are at the event this year bringing fifty types of beer.


Outdoor Market

Benalmádena. Second Saturday of each month 11am-6pm. Parque de la Paloma, Plaza de la Fuente.

Monthly market selling clothes, accessories, artisan goods and more. Free to enter. In case of rain, event will be postponed to following Saturday.

Monthly Market

Periana. Last Sunday of every month. 10am - 2pm.

Organised by Periana town hall, the market will have stalls for all types of goods including artisan products, fresh produce, clothing etc. Sellers needed: 630594961.

Weekend Market

Coín. Last Sunday of every month. 10am - 2pm. Behind Bar Los Arcos.

Goods including artisan products, fresh vegetables, British food products, craft beer, wine, cheese, baked goods and general bric-a-brac. Food and drinks available from the venta. Stalls have to be booked in advance on the Facebook page Los Mercado.

Jumble Sale

Gibraltar. 6 March,10am. Clubhouse Gibraltar.

The mental health charity Clubhouse Gibraltar are holding a jumble sale at their new premises to raise finds.

World Day of Prayer

Los Boliches. 6 March, 4.30pm. St Andrew’s Church.

This year the service has been prepared by the women of Zimbabwe with focus on the praise and need topics of their country. All welcome. Refreshments after the service.

World Women’s Day

Almuñécar. 6-8 March. Casa de la Cultura.

To mark World Women’s Day there will be an art exhibition, workshops and concerts. On 8 March at 5.30pm (English) and 7pm (Spanish) eleven women of different nationalities will be performing monologues written by Lesley Hart. Facebook: Celebrating Women’s Strength.

Torremolinos. Throughout March.

There are various events planned including on 8 March at midday, in the Plaza Costa del Sol, a concert with the female members of the Joven Orquesta Provincial de Málaga, a presentation to a group of local business women and a party with the Blue Swing Torremolinos band.

Anglican Quiz Night

Nerja / Almuñécar. 12 March, 7pm. La Raqueta Club, Avd de Pesca, Nerja.

The Anglican parish of Nerja and Almuñécar is holding a quiz night to raise church funds.

Adult Ballet Workshop

Shopping trip, Gibraltar

Shopping trip, Gibraltar / SUR

Mijas Pueblo. 10, 12, 17, 19 March, 5.30pm-7pm. Aula de Baile, Universidad Popular El Muro.

Professional dancer and producer Fernando Tello is teaching ballet to adults to promote felxibility, improve posture and balance. To sign up: 952590380 or email:

Walking Routes


A programme of guided walks. Sign up (limited places) at the Área municipal de Deportes office in the Francisco Bonet Stadium.

Trip to Almedinilla

Torre del Mar/ Fuengirola. 11 March. Various departure points. 39€.

Lux Mundi Torre del Mar. 952 543 334 or or Lux Mundi Fuengirola: 952 474 840 or email

Shopping in Gibraltar

Torre del Mar. 19 March. Various departure points. 13€.

Passports required. Lux Mundi Torre del Mar. 952 543 334 or email:

Yoga for Seniors

Mijas. 20 March, 5-8pm. Casa Museo Mijas. 15€.

A yoga workshop for older people or people with jointproblems. In Spanish and English.Sign up:

Trip to see Evita

Torre del Mar. 28 March. Various departure points. 31€.

A trip to see the adaption of Evita at Salon Varietés Theatre in Fuengirola. Lux Mundi Torre del Mar. 952 543 334 or email: