Iris Nieto Acoustic Covers Duet, Vélez-Málaga.
Iris Nieto Acoustic Covers Duet, Vélez-Málaga.

Flamenco, theatre and music festivals

  • Live concerts, dance performances, festivals and shows continue in Malaga province into the autumn

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:

Cazbah Live Lounge

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

27 August The Beatles.

28 August Black Jam.

29 August Amelinde.

Facebook: Call or Whatsapp 602535710

Iris Nieto Acoustic Covers Duet

Vélez-Málaga. 27 August, 9pm. Chiringuito La Negra, Playa de Benajarafe.

Iris Nieto, singer and oboe player and Tomás on acoustic guitar play covers from Ray Charles, Nina Simone, Lady Gaga and the Scorpions.

La Cochera Cabaret

Malaga. Avda de los Guindos.

8 September Maribel Moreno Quartet.

16 September SÉS in concert.


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:

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.

Jazz and Blues Nights

Patricia Kraus, La Herradura.

Patricia Kraus, La Herradura.

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

3 September Inoidal González.

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. 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:

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.

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.

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

Green Covers

Benalmádena. 18 September, 9.15pm. Municipal auditorium.

The four piece band Green Covers play the best of British pop and Indie rock including a tribute to Depeche Mode, The Cure anda spectacular 80s set. Tickets:

Siente Málaga

Malaga. Until November. Various venues.

The festival Siente Málaga will offer seventy shows around the city centre, the majority of which will be free. There will be copla, flamenco and verdiales concerts as well as theatrical processions about the tradition of the Malaga Feria. More information about the acts can be found at:

Fiesta Techno

Fiesta Techno, Estepona.

Fiesta Techno, Estepona.

Estepona. 4 September from 7pm. Plaza de Toros.

The festival entitled ‘Illegal Party’ includes music by the Lunar Plane Duo, Martin Strauts and other DJs (Niltöx B2B, A. Salazar, Jose Gallano, Kike Aguilar, Chris Matin, Tito Pulpo, Chuwa-K and Mucho Lau.)

Moraga Sound

Malaga. Until 24 September. Various venues.

More than twenty Malaga bands will perform eight concerts of Indie, pop, rock, R&B, hip-hop and DJ music around the city. More information:


Fuengirola. Until 25 September.

The Marenostrum festival continues until the end of September with live music and shows. A full programme of events can be found on:

Brisa Festival

Malaga. Until 29 August. The Tabacalera.

27 August. Gordo Master and Little Pepe.

28 August. Living Camboya and Mitad Doble.

29 August. Bromo and Dreyma.


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:

Caña Flamenca 2021

Almuñécar. 10pm. Parque El Majuelo.

27 August. Agustín Barajas.

Tickets: or on the evening of the show.

Museo Peña Juan Breva

Malaga. 28 August, 9.30pm. C/Ramón Franquelo.

The flamenco troupe Juan Alarcón ‘Kade’ with singer Juan Francisco Rivera, guitarist Raúl Millán and dancer Juan Alarcón ‘Kade’ will be performing.

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:

25 August. Companía Manuel Roldán. Plaza Chiriva.

IV Cabilde Flamenco

Archidona. 1 September, 10pm, 2 September, 8pm. Sala Plaza Ochavada.

Flamenco music and dance.

Miguel Poveda

Fuengirola. 4 September, 10pm. Marenostrum Festival.

The flamenco singer is currently touring Spain with his In Concert show.

Theatre and dance

Theatre and dance festival

Benalmádena. Until 29 August. Municipal auditorium.

Until 29 August. Peter Pan the musical.

The Season of Dance

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

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.

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.

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.

Drag Queen Show

Torremolinos. 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.

Night Market with Live Music

Alcaucín. Every Friday from 7.30pm. Scirocco, Cruce de Periana, Puente de Don Manuel.

Live music at Luna Chill ecological and artesanal market. There is a children’s area and food and drinks are available. Musicians are invited to join in.

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. 27 August, 3, 17 September, 9.30pm. Jardín 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.

Museo Automovilístico y de la Moda

Museo Automovilístico Malaga.

Museo Automovilístico Malaga.

Malaga. 27 August, 7-9pm. 10€.

The museum will be offering a tour to see vehicles from the 1950s with their engines running and in some case, being driven. More information:

Coral Coraxalia

Vélez-Málaga. Thursdays, September to June, 5.30-8pm. Casa Hermanidad de la Cofradia de los Estudiantes, Plaza del Sastres.

The choir are welcoming new members call: 689111352 (Spanish) or 657951755 (English). Email: