Live Music and Concerts
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: www.orquestafilarmonicademalaga.com Twitter: @filarmonimalaga or Facebook: www.facebook.com/FilarmonicaMalaga.
La Cochera Cabaret
Malaga. Avda de los Guindos.
8 September Maribel Moreno Quartet.
16 September SÉS in concert.
Dire Straits tribute concert
Benalmádena. 10 September, 8pm. Municipal auditorium.
Brothers in Band will perform a selection of songs made famous by Dire Straits. With guest support band Elosphera, a tribute to ELO. Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com, El Cortes Inglés or Ruben Money Exchange (call 633647260).
Malaga. 4 September, 9pm. Gardens of the English Cemetery, Avs de Príes.
The Ultimo Trovador will be performing a selection of oratorios. Tickets on: https://www.eventbrite.es//
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:
Jazz and Blues Nights
Torremolinos. Until 3 September, 9pm. Parque de la Batería.
3 September Inoidal González.
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: https://www.teatroechegaray.com/
Estepona. Until 9 September. Various venues.
The festival this year will feature eight concerts by Estepona musicians. A full agenda can be found on: https://ayuntamiento.estepona.es/
Estepona. Until 3 September. Plaza del Reloj.
3 September, 9pm. Duo Fajer, viola and cello.
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: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/bigmpromotions
La Banda Sonora de mi Ciudad
Malaga. From 11 September until 2 October. Various venues.
This music festival will help to highlight the hard work of the bands reflected in their musical diversity with special attention to the bands of the brotherhoods. It will include concerts by the Banda Musical del Rocío, the Banda Musical Cruz de Humilladero, the cornets and drums of the Real Cuerpo de Bomberos, Banda Musical Churriana, Banda Musical de Mena, Banda Musical de Miraflores, The cornets and drums Fusionadas, the cornets and drums Esperanza, the Banda Musical Trinidad Sinfónica and the Banda de la Expiración Eloy García. For more information: https://www.malaga.eu/
Music Therapy to reduce stress
Online. 11 September, 7pm. Via Zoom. 10€.
“A music therapy session to find harmony and wellbeing for our body, mind and emotions.” Suscribe: email@example.com
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: https://www.malaga.eu/
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.)
Fuengirola. 7.30pm Friday, Saturday. 7pm Sunday. The Salon Varietés Theatre, Calle Emancipación.
10-12 September. The Abba Experience.
17-19 September. Rock of the Ages - Live.
Tickets: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 952474542
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: https://www.malaga.eu/
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: https://marenostrumfuengirola.com/
Alcaucín. 19 September, 6.30pm. Puente Don Manuel. 18€.
Music of the world with guest dancer Aitana López. Entry fee includes show, drink and vegan tapa. Reservations: 004915154187031
Mijas. Every Wednesday, 12pm. Plaza Virgen de la Peña.
Live flamenco performance weekly in the plaza.
Malaga. Sundays, 9.30 -11am. 10€. Plaza de la Merced
Reservations call 687607526 or email: email@example.com
Torremolinos. Various venues. 10pm. Free with invitation: firstname.lastname@example.org.
25 August. Companía Manuel Roldán. Plaza Chiriva.
Fuengirola. 4 September, 10pm. Marenostrum Festival.
The flamenco singer is currently touring Spain with his In Concert show. http://www.marenostrum.com/
XVIII Festival Flamenco Niño de las Moras
Malaga. 4 September, 9pm. Auditorio Curro Román, Parque Alberto Suárez Pipi, Playa Virginia.
In honour of flamenco dancer Carrete de Málaga, the gypsy Fred Astair. Tickets: https://www.elpalo.org/xviii-festival-flamenco-nino-de-las-moras/
Almuñécar. 18 September, 9.30pm. Auditorio Martín Recuerda, Casa de la Cultura.
La Zambra is a flamenco show with Ana Pastrana. Tickets: www.bravoentradas.es or from Viajes Ecuador or the Casa de Cultura.
Theatre and dance
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.
Festival de Teatro Grecolatino
Almuñécar. 10pm. Parque El Majuelo.
3 September. Mercado de amores a play written by Eduardo Galán and based on three of Plato’s comedies.
4 September. Elektra 25 is a Greek tragedy based on works by Sophocles, Von Hoffmansthal and Müller.
Tickets: www.bravoentradas.es or from the Palacete de Najarraor Viajes Ecuador. Tickets: https://bravoentradas.es/
Alhaurín de la Torre Opens 5 September. 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 https://www.horserescuespain.org/
Fiestas and Ferias
Fiesta del Boquerón Victoriano
Rincón de la Victoria Until 12 September.
The annual anchovy festval consists of a varied programme of events including show-cooking and free tastings of the local anchovies in over 60 restaurants in the town. https://www.rincondelavictoria.es/
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). https://www.arthistoryinfocus.com/courses
Cine Fantástico del la Costa del Sol: Western y Fantasía
Estepona. From 5 until 11 September.
The inauguration ceremony will be held on 5 September at 8pm in the Teatro Felipe VI. The four best Andalusian short films can be seen in Centro Cultural Padre Manuel on 9 September, 8pm. The five Best Short Films 2021 (international) will be shown 9 September, 6pm at the Centro Cultural y Juvenil, Plaza de la Libertad, San Pedro de Alcántara. This will include the British entry, Mirage. The winners will be announced 11 September at the Gala closing ceremony in the Teatro Felipe VI.
ICE open day
Estepona. 3 October, 12pm. ICE clubhouse, Bahía Dorada 4.
The International Club of Estepona is a social and cultural club welcomes English speakers of all nationalities. Members can enjoy golf, rambling, arts and crafts, gardening, drama, bridge and quiz nights, Thursday lunches, Spanish classes, themed supper evenings and coach trips. www.theiceclub.es. The club can also be found on FaceBook.
La Cala Lions President's Lunch
Mijas. 5 September, 1pm. El Jinete Restaurant La Cala de Mijas.40€
The lunch will consist of a three-course meal with drinks. Entertainment is supplied by local musician Andres Martinez. Tickets: Lions charity shop in C/ Torremolinos (La Ca de Mijas) or call: 663529280.
Torremolinos. 10-12 September, Centro Cultural Pablo Ruiz Picasso.
Around twenty stands at the event will promote sustainable and ecological products. There will be workshops and entertainment provided by Suzette, Camino de Nómadas, 12,13 Reggae Band and Chico Quebranto. http://ecoweekend.es/
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.
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.
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: email@example.com