La Insostenible Big Band
La Insostenible Big Band

Live music and shows around the province

  • While Covid-19 restrictions have caused more cancellations and postponements there are still some live events scheduled in and around Malaga and The Arts Society has a series of online lectures.

Music and Dance

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Music Concerts

Malaga.Auditorio del Museo Picasso de Málaga.

22 November, 12pm 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.

Trio Mainake

Trio Mainake

.6 April, 8pm La Spagna.

11 May, 8pm Quinteto OFM.

1 June, 8pm Trío Círculo.


La Cochera Cabaret

Malaga. 21 November, 4pm. Avenida de los Guindos.

Javypablo (brothers from Malaga) and Hanna Kawan are in concert. www.javypablo.comTickets:

Salon Varietés Benefit NIght

Fuengirola. 25-29 November, 7pm. Salon Varietes, C/ Emancipación.

Thirty entertainers put on a show over five nights. Tickets from box office: 952474542 or email:

Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra

Malaga. 26, 27 November 7pm. Teatro Cervantes.

Shostakovitch’s Cello Concerto nº 1. Charles Olivieri-Munroe with Tilman Mahrenholz on cello. Tickets:

A Christmas Walk to Broadway

Fuengirola. 3-6 December, 7pm. Salon Varietes, C/ Emancipación.

More details nearer the date.

La Insostenible Big Band

Malaga. 19 December, 7pm. Teatro Cervantes.

The Big Band play XV Anniversary Rock Swings concert which includes tracks made famous by Nirvana, Queen, The Beatles, Guns’N’Roses, Bon Jovi, Oasis etc. Tickets:

Opera nights

Marbella. Wednesdays. Da Bruno Sul Mare.

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


Zambomba Flamenca

Zambomba Flamenca

Nino del Elche

Malaga. 22 November, 4pm. Teatro Cervantes.

A compedium of styles and pieces of flamenco music with Francisco Contreras, Alicia Acuña, Raúl Cantizano and Alejandro Rojas-Marcos.

Zambomba Flamenca

Malaga. 13 December. Teatro Cervantes.

Flamenco performance with the Antonio de Verónica dance company and Sara Cortés.

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.

24 November, 6pm.The Magellan-Elcano Expedition 1519-1522: The Geostrategy of the First Trip around the World. Lecturer Manuel Parodi.

15 December, 6pm. Santa Claus. The art that turns him from St Nicholas to Father Christmas: Lecturer Christopher Bradley.

Costa del Sol. Online lectures.

The Arts Society Costa del Sol streams lectures to its members. You can also register for a single lecture. To join email:

.15 December, 6pm. Santa Claus. The art that turns him from St Nicholas to Father Christmas: Lecturer Christopher Bradley.

Benahavís. Online lectures.

Charles Dickens lecture, Benahavís

Charles Dickens lecture, Benahavís

The lectures are broadcast online using Zoom for members and supporters.

24 November. Charles Dickens. The man and his life through his characters. Lecturer Bertie Pearce.

Visitors can register for 10€ at

Online art course (in Spanish)

Malaga. Lectures online.

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

Calahonda Tapas Route

Calahonda. Until 21 November.

In support of local businesses, the tapas route will offer a tapa and a beer or soft drink for just 2.95€ at ten restaurants in Calahonda. Customers who purchase a tapa at each of the participating restaurants have a chance to win four cocktails at the Millenium Cocktail Bar.

Lux Mundi Trips to Gibraltar

Torre del Mar. 17 December.

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


Alhaurín de la Torre Open every Sunday 9am - 2pm.

The ARCH team at the Rescue Centre for Horses and Donkeys have resumed their popular Sunday open mornings. Visitors can come and meet the volunteers and the current residents. More information on Facebook: Centro Andalusi de Rescate de Caballos or

Zarzuela and Opera for Cudeca

Marbella 27 November, Teatro Ciudad de Marbella. 10€.

The annual lyrical concert for the Cudeca Cancer hospice will present Spanish Zarzuela and classic opera with soprano Sonia García and tenor Diego Morales accompanied by pianist Cecilia Martín. Tickets:

Clubhouse Gibraltar Charity Shop

Gibraltar 304a Main Street.

Clubhouse Gibraltar mental health support charity now has a selection of Christmas decorations, trees and gifts.

More ideas

Free Film Script Courses

Mijas. 20, 21 November, 12, 13 December. Casa Museo Mijas.

Learn the basics for creating audio-visual texts etc. In Spanish. Register: or call 952590380. Students should bring 3kg of non perishable foods on the first day of the workshops which will go in the food bank.

Diver Arte for children

Torremolinos. Until 8 May 2021, 12-1.30pm. Centro Cultural Pablo Ruiz Picasso.

Art workshops dedicated to the History of Art for children. Painting and creativity workshops and exhibitions of works. Registration at the centre or call: 952053835.

Lux Mundi Taize Prayer meeting

Torre del Mar. 27 November, 8.45pm. 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. 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

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


Museo del Patrimonio Municipal


Tuesdays to Sundays. 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. 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


Check opening times due to Covid-19 restrictions. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.


Centro de la Prehistoria de Guadalteba


Check opening times due to Covid-19 restrictions. Open from 10am - 2pm.

More information call: 952458046 or email:

Iglesia Rupestre Mozárabe Bobastro


Check opening times due to Covid-19 restrictions. Open from 10am - 2pm.

More information call: 952458046 or email:

The Dolmens


Check opening times due to Covid-19 restrictions. 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


Check opening times due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Numbers to both monuments are restricted.

Nerja Caves


Currently closed.

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


Check opening times due to Covid-19 restrictions. Open from 10am - 2pm. 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


Check opening times due to Covid-19 restrictions. 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


Check opening times due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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