Ballet Flamenco, Danza Malaga
Ballet Flamenco, Danza Malaga

Live music, dance and the arts in and around Malaga

  • There are plenty of concerts and shows coming up this autumn, albeit with reduced forums, and the Arts' Societies in Nerja and Benahavís have started a new season of talks.


Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Music Concerts

Chamber music, Malaga

Chamber music, Malaga

Malaga.Auditorio de Museo Picasso de Málaga.

17 November, 8pm Cuarteto Mainake.

1 December, 8pm Concerto Zapico.

12 January, 8pm Quinteto de Jazz OFM.

2 February, 8pm Harmoniemusik Málaga.

9 March, 8pm Cuarteto para el fin de los tiempos.

.6 April, 8pm La Spagna.

11 May, 8pm Quinteto OFM.

1 June, 8pm Trío Círculo.


Coyote Saloon Concerts

Las Lagunas.Fridays and Saturdays throughout October.

Reservations essential. More info Coyote Bowling Saloon Facebook page.

23 October The Moneymakers.

30 October The Lost boys.

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.

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

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

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra

Malaga. 29, 30 October 8pm. Teatro Cervantes.

Conductor José María Moreno guides the orchestra through Édouard Lalo’s Spanish Symphony with violinist Sergey Malov in the first half followed by Tchaikovsky’s Symphony Nº6 (Pathétique). Tickets:


Fuengirola. Until 25 October, 7.30pm (7pm Sundays). Salon Varietes, C/ Emancípación.

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. Box Office : 952 47 45 42 or email:

Two legends

Cher and Freddie Mercury tribute acts at Fuengirola and La Caleta de Velez.

Cher and Freddie Mercury tribute acts at Fuengirola and La Caleta de Velez.

Fuengirola. 30, 31 October, 7.30pm . Salon Varietes, C/ Emancípación.

Freddie Mercury and Cher, two of the biggest icons in musical history take to the stage with their dancers in this mini rock concert. Box Office: 952 47 45 42 or email:

Freddie Mercury and Cher

La Caleta de Vélez. 1 November, 5.30pm. Baviera Golf. 50€.

Freddie Mercury and Cher tribute acts as entertainment and a three-course menu. Reservations: email or direct from the restaurant at the golf club. More info: 722490013

Michael Bublé tribute

Fuengirola. 6, 7 November, 7.30pm. Salon Varietes, C/ Emancipación.

Peet Rothwell, Europe’s top Bublé tribute act, will be performing some of the singers greatest hits. Tickets from box office: 952474542 or email:

Opera nights, Marbella.

Opera nights, Marbella.

Opera nights

Marbella. Wednesdays, 9pm. Da BrunoSul Mare.

La Traviata, The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro are just a few of the operas being performed. Reservations: 952903318 or

41st festival of Jazz

Granada. From 30 October until 2 November. Teatro Isabel la Católica .

A tribute to Toots Thielemans and Charlie Parker. With the Antonio Serrano Quartet, the Ernesto Aurignac Quartet, Marco mezquida and Jean Toussaint Quartet.

Giralda Brass

Malaga. 8 November, 12pm. Museo de Málaga.

Trumpeters Ignacio Gallardo Leal and José Valero Hermoso, French horn player Erik Antúnez de la O, trombonist Miguel Ángel López and tuba player Marco Antonio Triguero Begines, will play a variety of soundtracks including Pirates of the Carribean, Game of Thrones, Robin Hood, Gladiator and James Bond among others. Tickets:

Antonio Romero 'Chipi'

Malaga. 23 November, 10pm. La Cochera Cabaret, Avda de los Guindos.

Antonio Romera “Chipi” accompanied by Javier Galiana on the piano, will be singing some of his past hits as well as new compositions.


Malaga. November. Teatro Cervantes.

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


Flamenco al Compás

Las Lagunas, Mijas. 24 October, 9pm. Plaza de Fuerzas Armadas.

‘Flamenco Puro’ with Ismael Tamayo (vocals) and José Antonio Rojas (guitar). Tickets only from Casa de la Cultura or Casa Museo Mijas.

Rosario La Tremedita

Malaga.24 October, 10pm. La Cochera Cabaret, Avda de los Guindos.

Singer, composer and producer as well as multi-instrument musician, La Tremendita will be in concert.


Malaga. 25 October, 8pm. La Cochera Cabaret, Avda de los Guindos.

Young Malaga musicians will recreate the music of flamenco icons such as Manolo Caracol, La Paquera de Jerez, La Repompa, Pepe Marchena and la Niña de los Peines among others. With Virginia Gámez and María Almendro.

Theatre and Dance

Danza Málaga

Malaga. Until 1 November. Teatro Cervantes / Echegaray.

As part of the Teatro Cervantes 150th anniversary celebrations the dance festival includes 29 events and 16 shows throughout October. Tickets cost 20 euros for Teatro Cervantes and 15 euros for teatro Echegaray. There are also two shows for children (tickets 6 euros).

Lindy Hop classes

Malaga. La Térmica.

Throughout 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.

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

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

The Arts Society

Benahavís. Online lectures.

The lectures are broadcast online using Zoom for members and supporters

27 October, 7pm. Ian Cockburn will talk about political intrigue, sex and murder at the court of the Cordoba Caliphate.

5 November. A visit to the olive mill Finca Almazara at Zahara de la Sierra. 30€ for members, 35€ for non-members. Transport is not provided. Book: Lyndawoodin.1@

Visitors can register for 10€ at

Online art course (in Spanish)

Malaga. Lectures from 29 October.

Arte de Vanguardia, online course.

Arte de Vanguardia, online course.

The online course is in Spanish and is called Arte de Vanguardia 100 Años Después. It consists of six lectures totalling 25 hours by art professionals on some of the most important art movements of the 21st century including cubism, surrealism and dadaism. More information:

Charity events

Lux Mundi Trips to Gibraltar

Torre del Mar. 19 November, 17 December.

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

Book and Art sale

Malaga. 25 October from 12.30pm. St George’s Anglican Church

A Book and Art Sale will take place at St George’s Anglican Church, located in the grounds of the historical Cementerio Inglés, Avenida de Pries 1, close to the bullring.

Halloween Gala dinner for Triple A

Marbella. 31 October. Puente Romano Supper Club. 150€

A three-course dinner, including house wines, live entertainment by The Purple Revolution, Purple Rain prince tribute. Halloween costumes requested but not mandatory. Raffle and jewellery auction. All proceeds go to Triple A. Reservations call 682 112 233 or Whatsapp.

More ideas

Lux Mundi Taize Prayer meeting

Torre del Mar. 30 October, 8.15pm. San Andrés parish church.

Place a candle with the names of loved ones who have departed and pray for all those who have lost their lives through the pandemic. Send an email or Whatsapp to be included in the prayers. Call: 952 543 334 or email:

Lux Mundi Taize Prayer Meetings

Fuengirola. 18, 26 November. Nuestra Señora del Carmen and San José churches respectively.

To be included in the prayers email

Guided walks


Cártama town hall.

Limited places. Reservations up to Friday before the walk at Cártama town hall or call: 951 010 872

25 October. Cordoba mountains and Sierras Subbéticas.

22 November. 16km Quejigo Route into town of Jubrique in the Serranía de Ronda.

13 December. 8km tour of El Peñon de Algámitas in Seville.


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

Menga Dolmen, Antequera.

Menga Dolmen, Antequera.


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


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.