What’s on this week in Barcelona: 02 – 08 September

No plans after your Spanish course in Barcelona? Open Air Cine, Mantra Fest, Día de Brasil and much more…


Monday, 02nd September

  • Pantalla Pavelló: Pantalla Pavelló is free and open to the public, with a limited capacity, after registering via Eventbrite. Access is granted on a first-come basis. Please note that registration does not guarantee entry once full capacity has been reached.The fourth session of Pantalla Pavelló takes the form of a sound installation and brings us a proposal around “Berlin: Die Sinfonie der Großstadt” a film that could not be left out in the program that has the city of Berlin as its scenario, in the centenary of the Bauhaus Berlin, Symphony of a Great City was filmed by Walter Ruttmann with hidden cameras to capture everyday life in the most real way and thus be able to transmit that industrial, chaotic and innocent atmosphere of the city of Berlin in the 20s.This time the format is not limited to a single projection in the travertine but it is a montage that plays with five of the different surfaces of the Pavilion that become screens where simultaneously the different acts of the film take place. An experience that allows everyone to choose their way of enjoying the space, the film and music specially composed for this presentation. 
    Original version in German subtitled in English. Tonight at 21:30 at Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Avinguda Francesc Ferrer I Guàrdia 7, metro Plaza Espanya (L1, L3 and L8)


Tuesday, 03th September

  • Elvis Presley Tribute at Casa Batlló:  Visit the iconic building designed by Gaudí and enjoy carefully selected musical performances. On the Casa Batlló roof terrace, under the sky of Barcelona. Tonight at 20:00 A tribute to Elvis Presley and to the original rock & roll. Al Sánchez is a Barcelona-born artist who fell in love with the songs of Elvis at just 10 and who has been performing on national and international stages along with his band for many years. Casa Batlló, Passeig de Gràcia 43, metro Passeig de Gràcia (L4). Get your tickets in advance.

Wednesday, 04th September

  • Rhapsody of Queen at Teatre Tívoli: The “Rhapsody of Queen” concert returns to Barcelona. An international show that includes the greatest songs of Queen and Freddie Mercury. With 4 international singers, the show has a powerful and great rock band along with a technical and visual display that leaves no one indifferent. Get ready to live something new! Tonight at 20:30 at Teatre Tivoli, Carrer de Casp 8, metro Plaza Urquinaona (L1 and L4). Get your tickets in advance (from €25).


Thursday, 05th September

  • Vista Corona La Barceloneta: Who doesn’t fancy some tacos with their very cold Corona, live music and all this next to the sea? Today, from 21:00 come and enjoy a spectacular Live Music session. Free admission. Vista Corona, Carrer de l’Escar 16, metro Barceloneta (L4).

Friday, 06th September

  • Prem Joshua concert: Multi-instrumentalist and composer Prem Joshua and his band are the pioneers of an eclectic sound that draws its essence from the depths of India’s musical traditions, as well as innovation in contemporary western music. Its distinctive sound encompasses a variety of cultures and conventions from around the world, intertwining the rhythms of Morocco with those of the London dance floors, jazz, Eastern European musical traditions, chillout and Sufi music. Currently they are one of the most important bands in the world of Indian contemporary music. Tonight at 20:00 at Can’Humet, Carrer Fontanills 77, Masnou, Trainstation Ocata (R1). Get your tickets in advance (€28). You can spend the next day at the Ocata beach during the Mantra Fest!

Saturday, 07th September

  • MantraFest Playa Ocata: After Friday’s opening day with the Prem Joshua concert, the more than 12 hours of Mantras on the Beach begin. With a wonderful line-up, full of Musicians and Bhaktas, a day full of love and songs. From 10:30 to 22:30 in front of the Ocata R1 train station, near the Bambu Beach Bar. 

Sunday, 08th September

  • Día de Brasil: Día de Brasil will be celebrated in Poble Espanyol! This means a Sunday full of concerts, activities, cultural events and gastronomy. All in Brazilian style. The entrance is €6 euros. Get your tickets in advance. Click here for more information.
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