Theatre, dance, music and places around Malaga to visit

The theatre in Malaga city
The theatre in Malaga city
  • The Cervantes Theatre in Malaga is continuing to celebrate its 150th anniversary with a varied repertoire of live music as well as the Terral Festival.


Cervantes Theatre Anniversary Concerts

Malaga. Teatro Cervantes.

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the theatre the concerts are free but seats must be reserved in advance.

Juan Perro

Juan Perro

26 September, 8pm. The Juan Perro Sextet.

27 September, 7pm. La Quinta Estación. Pieces by Shostakovich, Handel, Piazzolla and Reina.

6 November, 8.30pm Camilla George, Jamaican jazz band.

20 November, 8pm Juan Diego Flores, opera singer. Accompanied by the Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra.

Terral de Málaga

Malaga. Teatro Cervantes.

A total of 16 concerts will take place including jazz, R&B, hip hop, rock, pop and flamenco. Tickets are onsale now and cost 12€ per concert.

More information and tickets:

19 September, 8pm. Julia Martín.

21 September, 8pm. Anachronic.

25 September, 8pm. Dry Martina.

29 September, 8pm. Ernesto Aurignac and Moíses P Sánchez.

Suzette & More.

Suzette & More.

30 September, 8pm. Suzette & More

For Women 4tet

Alhaurín de la Torre. . 18 September, 9.30pm. Finca El Portón, C/Juan Carlos. 5€..

The For Women 4tet play a wide repertoire of music including jazz Manouche (gypsy jazz), swing, blues and contemporary jazz.

Suzette & More

Alhaurín de la Torre. . 19 September, 9.30pm. Finca El Portón, C/Juan Carlos. 5€..

Puerto Rican / New Yorker but brought up on the Costa del Sol, Suzette started as a singer with the Lito Blues Band. She sings jazz, soul, funk and R&B.

Glass Work

Malaga. . 18 September, 9pm. The Hall, C/Héroes de Sostoa. 8€..

Progressive rock group Glass Works and progressive metal band Back To R’lyeh will be on stage at The Hall this evening.

Arturo Serra Quintet

Malaga. . 19 September, 9.30pm. The Hall, C/Héroes de Sostoa. 8€..

Valencian vibraphonist, Arturo Serra will be in concert.

Joven Orquesta Provincial de Málaga

Cuevas de San Marcos. . 19 September, 8pm. La Morana amphitheatre. Free..

Antequera. . 20 September, 6pm. Plaza Virgen de los Dolores, Bobadilla de la Estación. Free..

The Malaga Provincial Youth Orchestra, JOPMA, will be in concert playing pieces by composers such as Mozart, Dvorak and Schubert.

Tenemos Talento

Torremolinos. . 18, 19, 25, 26 September. Caseta de Asociaciones, Recinto Ferial..

Torremolinos town hall has moved this cultural event to the feria ground in order to control numbers. Each night there will be two concerts which are free but places have to be reserved by sending an email to with your name, NIE and telephone number as well as the date you wish to attend.

18 September. Doble Juego, Estrella Negra.

19 September. No Hay Tegua, La Cara B.

25 September Meskalina, Chico Quebranto.

26 September Suzette & More, Carlos Bravo.

Chamber Music Festival

Estepona. Plaza del Reloj. 8.30pm.

20 September. Trío Pompeo perform as part of the Classical 2020 CIEC International Chamber Music Festival. Liliya Makarova, violin; Irina Yonkova, viola; Sergio Gómez, cello.

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra.

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra.

Malaga. 18 September.

Conducted by José María Moreno, the orchestra will be playing compositions by Ravel and H Berlioz.

International Chamber Music Festival

Malaga. 23 - 27 September.

The Echegaray Theatre, Museo Pompidou and Museo Ruso de San Petersburgo will be the venues for a series of concerts and recitals. The five concerts themed on ‘Málaga Clasica’ will take place in the theatre while the recitals, showcasing young talent, will take place in the Pompidou and Russian museums. More information and tickets:,

Tango Malaga 2020

Malaga. 18, 19 September. Teatro Echegaray. 15€.

Osvaldo Jiménez and Proyecto Tamgú perform classic tango music and dance. or Call: 952 076262.


Malaga. November. Teatro Cervantes.

The theatrical company Teatro Lírico Andaluz will be performing La del Manojo de Rosas and Pablo Sorozábal in two acts.

Theatre and Dance

The Goodbye Ceremony

Malaga. 20 September, 7.30pm. La Cochera Cabaret, Avda de los Guindos.

Dance company, Silencio Danza performs La Ceremonia de La Despedida, in which a couple face each other, involuntary witnesses to the end of their relationship. No shouting or arguing, just an unbearable indifference. “As a poet once said, being in love is as in eating, one must know when to leave the table without having to see all the leftovers.”

Salsa workshop

Fuengirola.Registration until end of September. Plaza Hispanidad.

The Escuela y Compañía Flamenca Juan A. Pérez is starting a new series of classes in Los Angeles Style and Cuban salsa. Email: Website:

Lindy Hop classes

Malaga Swing Lindy Hop classes.

Malaga Swing Lindy Hop classes.

Malaga. La Térmica.

Throughout September, October, November and December, Málaga Swing will be holding courses in Lindy Hop, a style of dancing that originated in a bar in Harlem in 1927 during a celebration of the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean by Charles Lindbergh.

Talks and Lectures

The Arts Society

Nerja. Online lectures.

The Arts Society Nerja starts a new season of lectures free online for members and supporters. The broadcast can be seen live on the Art’ Society YouTube channel.

18 September, 2pm. Prometheus and his plight. Lecturer Mary Sharp.

23 October, 2pm. The English Cookbook. Lecturer Peter Ross.

27 November, 2pm. Indian Modern Art. Lecturer Georgina Bexon.

18 December, 2pm. Great Exhibitions and the World’s Fairs. Lecturer Matthew Denney.

Charity events

Rotary Club Padel Tournament

Estepona. 18 - 20 September, Club de Padel Alhambra del Golf. 20€.

With the objective of raising money for poor families to buy school books for their children aged three to five, the Rotary Club Estepona are holding a padel tournament. Register:

La Cala de Mijas Lions' President's Luncheon

La Cala de Mijas. 20 September, 1.30pm. Miraflores Golf Club. 35€.

A glass of cava on arrival, three course meal with vegetarian and gluten free options and half bottle of wine pp. Music by Mark T Connor with Neil Diamond Tribute. Tickets from Lions shop in C/Torremolinos, La Cala de Mijas.

Lux Mundi Taize Prayer

Torre del Mar. 18 September, 8.15pm. San Andrés, Parish Church.

Tel.952 543 334 or email:

Lux Mundi Trips to Gibraltar

Torre del Mar. 15 October, 19 November, 17 December.

Trips to Gibraltar. Various departure times and pick-up points. Tel.952 543 334 or email:

Lux Mundi social groups

Torre del Mar. Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel.

21 September, 10am - 1pm. Knitting and crochet group, learn how to knit / crochet or help make items for charity. Held Mondays 10.30am - 1pm.

21 September, 10am - 1pm. Craft group. Held Mondays 10.30am - 1pm.

23 September, 10am - 1pm. . Art group. Held Wednesdays 10am - 1pm

Tel.952 543 334 or email:

Lux Mundi Grand Sale

Fuengirola. Until 19 September, 10am - 3pm. Calle Nueva 3.

Everything must go, kitchenware, furniture, electric heaters and fans, other electrical goods, toys, books, CDs and DVDs, golf clubs andChristmas decorations. The boutique will also be open.

Lux Mundi Grand Prayer Meetings

Fuengirola. September.

25 September, 8pm. Special ecumenical prayer in Malaga Cathedral for the victims of the pandemic.


Museo del Patrimonio Municipal


Tuesdays to Sundays 10am - 8pm. Avda de Cervantes 4.

With art collections from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century as well as artifacts, documents etc. relating to the economical, social and cultural development of the city of Malaga through the centuries.

Museo Interactivo de la Música


Tuesdays to Sundays, 10.30am - 2.30pm. C/Beatas, 15.

The museum holds workshops and has a varied display of instruments which recently included an exhibition of Aztec death whistles.

Museo de Málaga


Tuesdays to Sundays, 9am - 3pm. Palacio de la Aduana.

The museum has an eclectic collection which includes art, sculpture and artefacts dating from prehistory up to the nineteenth century. Entry to the permanent collection is free to residents of the European Union but only in the morning.

Museo Arqueologíco


Tuesdays to Fridays, 8am - 3pm. The old Town Hall.

The archaeology museum of Estepona is located in the old Casa Consistorial (town hall).

Museo Automoilístico y de la Moda


Mondays to Sundays, 10am - 7pm. Avda Sor Teresa Prat, 15.

The museum includes vintage vehicles and motor cycles from the end of the nineteenth century and incredible examples of haute couture from some of the biggest fashion houses.

Visits and attractions

El Caminito del Rey


Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.


Centro de la Prehistoria de Guadalteba


Open from 10am - 2pm.

More information call: 952458046 or email:

Iglesia Rupestre Mozárabe Bobastro


Open from 10am - 2pm.

More information call: 952458046 or email:

The Dolmens


Until 30 September, 9am - 3pm, 8 - 10pm. From 1 October until 31 December, 9am - 6pm. Closed Mondays with some exceptions.

The World Heritage site, the prehistoric Dolmens of Antequera. Free entry. Reservations: or call 952712206 / 07 or 670945453

Alcazaba and Gibralfaro


Open from 9am -8pm. Last admittance at 7.15pm.

Numbers to both monuments are restricted.

Nerja Caves


Until 8 September 9.30am - 7pm.

Entry is restricted and family units must retain five metres between them. A thermal camera measures the temperature of every visitor and gloves and hand sanitiser is made available.

Ornithological park Loro Sexi


Open from 10am - 2pm, 6-9pm. C/Bikini, 1.

Just 100 metres from the Castillo San Miguel, the Loro Sexi park has held an important collection of exotic birds for over thirty years.

Parque Botánico-Orquidario


Tues - Fri, 9am - 2pm, 3-6pm. Sat 10am - 2pm, 3-6pm. Sun and bank holidays, 10am -2pm. Closed Mondays.

The orchidarium is on two levels and contains a huge variety of orchids, many of which will be in bloom this summer as well as other species that are found in the orchids' natural habitat.

Selwo Marina


10am - 6pm.

Masks must be worn throughout the route and limited numbers allowed in some of the spaces and activities.