Drag Show, Torremolinos.
Drag Show, Torremolinos.

Live music and cultural events around the province

  • August promises a variety of cultural events for all ages including live music, theatre, drag shows flamenco and workshops.

Live Music and Concerts

OFM Concerts

Malaga.Various venues.

4 September, 9pm. Museo Carmen Thyssen Málaga. Music by Grieg and Dvorak played by violinist Andrea Sestakova.

9 September, 8pm. Teatro Cervantes. Música de Cine, music from films.

More information: Twitter: @filarmonimalaga or Facebook:

Thursday Concerts in the Museum

Vélez-Málaga. 8pm. Free.

12 August Bienal de Flamenco.

19 August Los Tres Tenores.

26 August Piano recital with Paula Coronas.

All concerts by invitation email:

Cazbah Live Lounge

Mijas Costa. Doors open at 8pm. Avenida de Rota.

6 August. Money Makers.

7 August. 90s disco with Amelinde and Laura.

8 August. Spice Jukebox Bingo.

13 August. Movie night with the Coovers.

14 August. Five Minutes of Memory.

Facebook: Call or Whatsapp 602535710

The Hall

Malaga.Calle Héroe de Sostoa, 65. 10€.

6 August, 10pm. Antonio Grande (piano) and Josías Pedrosa (cello).

10 August, 9.30pm. Valmuz.

11 August, 10pm. Marto y Micó.


Marbella. Until 4 September.

The Starlite Festival is back this year with a wide variety of live concerts including flamenco, fusion, Latin, rock and pop. International stars such as Tom Jones, Bonnie Tyler, Alan Parsons, David Bisbal, Melendi, La Oreja de Van Gogh, Plácido Domingo, Estopa and many more will be performing on one of the two stages at the event. More information and tickets:

Susanna Ikebana, Estepona

Susanna Ikebana, Estepona

Municipal Band

Estepona. Sundays until 29 August, 9pm. Plaza del Reloj, Templete Maestro Manuel Navarro Mollor.

The concerts are dedicated to the province of Malaga with compositions by Alfonso Guerra as well as classical works, film tracks and zarzuelas.

Piano Candlelight

Estepona. 7 August, 10pm. Plaza de las Flores.

Pianist Susanna Ikebana will be in concert accompanied by violin and guitar.

David Gomez

Almuñécar. 10 August, 10pm. Acueducto de la Santa Cruz.

Composer and pianist David Gómez will perform Un Piano y 200 Velas (a piano and 200 candles).

Blas Cantó

Almuñécar. 12 August, 10pm. Parque El Majuelo.

Singer Blas Cantó who represented Spain in Eurovision, will be in concert.

Orquesta la Tentación


15 August, 10pm. Parque El Majuelo.

The orchestra returns to El Majuelo with its Tour Kiss which includes music from the 60s to present day.

Jazz and Blues Nights

Torremolinos. Until 3 September, 9pm. Parque de la Batería.

20 August Rachel Malka & The Jazz Makers

3 September Inoidal González.

Festival del Castillo

Celtas Cortos, La Herradura.

Celtas Cortos, La Herradura.

La Herradura. 19-22 August, 10pm. Castillo de La Herradura.

19 August La Blues Band.

20 August Pitingo.

21 August Celtas Cortos.

22 August J L Vaquero and Pepe Céspedes.

Blues Festival

La Herradura. 28 August, 10pm. Castillo de La Herradura.

The Vargas Blues Band, Patricia Kraus and Anne 4 (José Montalvo) will be performing. Tickets: or from Librería Coral La Herradura and Pub La Cochera.

Tango Málaga 2021

Malaga.Rescheduled to 3, 4 September, 8.30pm. Teatro Echegaray. 15€.

Reborn in Buenos Aires on the 3rd September is a tribute to Astor Piazolla. It is followed on 4th September by the Binelli-Ferman Dúo. Tickets:

Parque El Majuelo


24 August, 10.30pm. Sophie Newich and her band play jazz music.

25 August, 10pm. Jazz and funk fusion

26 August, 10pm. Yin Yazz jazz fusion.

Chiclana Music Festival

Chiclana de la Frontera. Until 23 August. Sancti Patri

The festival includes concerts by David Bisbal, Ara Malikian, Oreja de Van Gogh, Pablo Alborán, Miguel Poveda, Melendi, Sara Baras, Raphael, Vanessa Martín, Manuel Carrasco and tribute acts God Save The Queen and Abba Mania among others.

100% Estepona

Estepona. Until 9 September. Various venues.

The festival this year will feature eight concerts by Estepona musicians. A full agenda can be found on:

La Costa de la Música

Marbella. Until 28 August, 10pm. Parque de la Constitución auditorium.

6 August Maite Martín. Flamenco singer.

14 August Wild Side & Friends a Funk & Beyond.

21 August Daniel Casares accompanied by Jorge Pardo. Piano recital.

28 August Pilar Esteban ‘La Pili’, singer.

Tickets: or from the ticket office from 7pm.

Blues Festival

La Herradura. 28 August, 10pm. Castillo de La Herradura.

The Vargas Blues Band, Patricia Kraus and Anne 4 (José Montalvo) will be performing. Tickets: or from Librería Coral La Herradura and Pub La Cochera.

Classical 2021

Estepona. Until 3 September. Plaza del Reloj.

6 August, 10pm. Piano recital.

3 September, 9pm. Duo Fajer, viola and cello.


Flamenco Wednesday

Mijas. Every Wednesday, 12pm. Plaza Virgen de la Peña.

Live flamenco performance weekly in the plaza.

Paseo Flamenco

Malaga. Sundays, 9.30 -11am. 10€. Plaza de la Merced

Reservations call 687607526 or email:

Peña Flamenca

Estepona. 6 August, 8pm. Plaza Fuerzas Armadas.

Bonela Hijo (vocals), José Fernandez (guitar) and Carmen González and José Galván (dance). Reservations: 952803183 / 683141136.

Caña Flamenca 2021

Almuñécar. 7 August, 10pm. Parque El Majuelo.

The fourth edition of Caña Flamenca will be inaugurated by Manuel Lombo. Tickets: or on the evening of the show.


Almuñécar. 9 August, 10pm. Parque El Majuelo.

Flamenco singer Demarco presents his show Le Sonrío al Agua.Tickets in advance from Palacete de la Najarra.

Tribute to Isabel Pantoja

Almuñécar. 7 August, 10pm. Parque El Majuelo.

A flamenco show in tribute to Isabel Pantoja.

Flamenco Show

La Herradura. 29 August, 10pm. Castillo de La Herradura.

A performance by María La Canastera.

Ciclo Flamenco

Torremolinos. Various venues. 10pm. Free with invitation:

7 August. Espectáculo Flamenco Isaac de los Reyes. Casa de los Navajas.

11 August. Manuel Roldán. Avda Marifé de Triana.

14 August. Cuadro Flamenco Fermín Calvo Mora. Casa de los Navajas.

25 August. Companía Manuel Roldán. Plaza Chiriva.

Theatre and dance

Lion King tribute

Estepona 9 August, 8.30pm. Plaza de Toros.

The Compañía Fiestasur is performing an adaptation of The Lion King with original songs and music. Tickets: and or from the ticket office on the day.

Theatre and dance festival

Benalmádena. Until 29 August. Municipal auditorium.

Until 8 August. Annie the musical.

13-15 August. The Marvellous Wizard of Oz.

17-18 August. Michael Jackson tribute - Michael’s Legacy.

20-23 August. Jekyll & Hyde the musical.

24-25 August. The Magic of Broadway.

26-29 August. Peter Pan the musical.

The Season of Dance

Estepona. Until 4 September, 9.30pm. Various venues.

10 August. Danzaterapía with Inmaculada Chacón. Calle Villa.

17 August. La Milana, Gemma Sánchez. Parque El Calvario.

24 August. Eva Alarcón and Sara Perea. Parque El Calvario.

4 September, 9pm. El Taller de Arte with José F. and Inmaculada C. Parque El Calvario.

Charity events


Alhaurín de la Torre Temporarily closed. 9am - 2pm.

The ARCH team at the Rescue Centre for Horses and Donkeys has resumed its popular Sunday open mornings. Children can groom the donkeys and ponies, and volunteers are on hand to explain the charity’s work. No more than six in a group can be admitted and masks must be worn. More information on Facebook: Centro Andalusi de Rescate de Caballos or

Lectures and Talks

Art history in focus

Online. Live lectures and courses throughout the year.

Founded by art historian and lecturer Siân Walters, Art History in Focus arranges regular courses, study days and visits in the UK as well as cultural holidays throughout Europe. Siân is a highly qualified and experienced tutor and events organiser, and lectures regularly for the National Gallery and NADFAS (The Arts Society).

More ideas

Lux Mundi coffee mornings

Torre del Mar. Fridays, 11am - 1pm. Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Avda Moscatel.

Coffee mornings with coffee, tea or fruit juice with a piece of cake. A boutique with a range of new and nearly new clothing and accessories and also a wide stock of second hand English books. Donations of clothing etc welcomed.

Craft Group. Mondays, 10am-1pm in the centre. The craft group will be making cards in various styles including Iris paper folding, decoupage and other projects. 5€.

Knitting and Crochet Group. Mondays, 10.30am-1pm in the centre.

Art Group. Wednesdays, 10am-1pm in the centre.

Summer workshops for children

Fashion Week Finalists, Estepona.

Fashion Week Finalists, Estepona.

Estepona. Until 31 August. Centro Cultural Padre Manuel.

Estepona town hall has organised classes for chess, flamenco guitar, drumming; Sevillanas, ballroom, Latin rhythm and flamenco dancing as well as workshops in Tiffany painting on glass. Registration open until 15 July between 10am and 1.30pm at the centre.

Fashion Week Finalists

Estepona. 18 September, Parque Botánico-Orquidario.

A fashion show by the finalists of the Estepona Fashion Week will take place in the Carmen Thyssen gardens of the Parque Botánico.

Verano Joven 2021

Torremolinos. Free classes and workshops. 12-35 year olds.

Paddlesurf and Volleyball. 19 August. 10am-2pm. Playamar.

Get On Stage, Talent Contest. 7, 12 August. 9pm. Plaza San Miguel.

Chess games

Estepona. Until 27 August, Mon-Fri 7-10pm. Paseo Marítimo.

The Escuela Municipal de Ajedrez (EMAE) has organised chess matches to be played on the six giant chess boards on the promenade as well as on tables. The free games are open to everyone.

Talent competition

Fuengirola. 13, 14, 15 August, Salon Varietés Theatre.

All singers, dancers, jugglers, comedians, magicians, choirs, drag artists etc are welcome to take part (all ages and abilities welcome). Submit a one minute audition video (can be recorded on a phone) to or send it by Whatsapp: 604135860 You’ll need to be available for short performances during the weekend of the 13-15 August.

Drag Queen Show

Torremolinos. 7, 14, 21, 28 31 August. Torremolinos auditorium.

Gran Hotel de las Reinas is a drag show with humour, dance and live music, it stars Paca la Piraña, (from the series Veneno), as the hotel receptionist and with guests Arantxa Castilla La Mancha, Carmen Farala, Dovima Nurmi, Drag Vulcano,Hugaceo Crujiente, Inti, Killer Queen, Pupi Poisson, Sagittaria and The Macarena.

Botanical garden El Molino de Inca

Torremolinos. Jardín Botánico El Molino de Inca.

The site, which has been remodelled to make the gardens and facilities accessible to everyone, has now re-opened. The gardens cover 40,000 square metres of land and contain nearly a thousand plant species of which there are 150 varieties of palm. There are also several different species of birds, including some unique in Spain.

Night visit and theatre in the Botanical Gardens

Malaga. 6, 20, 27 August, 3, 17 September, 9.30pm. Jardin Botánico la Concepción. 9€.

A theatrical tour of the gardens and the library of the old Casa Palacio belonging to the Marquis of Casa Loring. Reservations: 951926180.