Rolling Stones Tickets for Madrid Concert Go on Sale

Tomorrow, 16th November 2005, tickets will go on sale for both the Rolling Stones‘ Madrid and Barcelona concerts. The group will play the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona (Olímpico de Barcelona) on the 27th May and the Vicente Calderón Stadium in Madrid on the 29th May, 2006. The Bigger Bang Tour will be an extension of […]

Las Niñas Debut New Album Savia Negra

Just a quick post. If you’re looking for something to do tonight (30th November,2005), you may want to head off to a concert arranged to show solidarity to victims of AIDS. The main group playing will be Las Niñas, a trio from Seville who will be performing songs from their latest album, Savia Negra, for […]

Madrid Jazz Festival 2005

For the past 3 to 4 weeks I have seen a number of visitors arriving to this site looking for the Madrid Jazz Festival 2005. Unfortunately, they have had to content themselves with details of last year’s event. Well, as is often the case, the powers that be in Madrid have decided to release online […]

Festival de Otoño

Starting on October 6th and running for a full month, Madrid will host its yearly autumn festival, the Festival de Otoño. The festival showcases dance, music and theatre companies from around the world and is held in the major Madrid theatres: the Teatro de la Zarzuela, Teatro Madrid, the Círculo de Bellas Artes and Teatro […]

Public Transport Fiesta

The City Council of Madrid along with EMT (bus) and Metro Madrid will be holding, for the third year running, a ‘public transport’ fiesta – the website is called Madrid Sin Coches (Madrid Without Cars). The idea of the fiesta is to create more awarenesss of public transport and to use personal vehicles in a […]

Flamenco in the Metro

From the 12th to the 16th September, the metro station of Nuevos Ministerios will be putting on a flamenco show every single evening at 10 p.m. Among the guests who will be taking part are: Manuela Carrasco (flamenco dancer), El Lebrijano (flamenco singer), Antonio El Pipa (flamenco dancer), Falete (flamenco signer) and Tomatito (flamenco guitarist). […]

La Otra Mirada del Flamenco – Flamenco Festival

The flamenco festival La Otra Mirada del Flamenco will this year celebrate its tenth anniversary at the Teatro Pradillo. It has supported comtemporary flamenco artists and projects over the decade and says itself that some of the productions have been quite risky and have broken new ground. For the tenth anniversary they have put together […]

Madrid’s Cultural Summer Programme

Throughout July and right up to August 14th, the Madrid City Council puts on its summer entertainment programme, called Veranos de la Villa, which sees events taking place both indoors and outdoors and cuts across the cultural spectrum. It is a wonderful opportunity to see Spanish culture at its best and the programme includes flamenco, […]

Madrid Concerts for May and June

The months of May and June see a cracking line up of Rock and Pop acts in Madrid. They include Steve Earl, Bruce Springsteen, Oasis, Feeder and Garbage. Steve Earl and The Dukes Date: 24th May | 9.30 p.m. Price: 20 euros Venue: Sala Divino Aqualung Tickets: Box Office, FNAC and Tick Tack Ticket Maroon […]

Pereza: Madrid’s Top Rock Band

Whilst in FNAC a few weeks ago I noticed a couple of Spanish lads buying a good few copies of the same CD. The band in question was called Pereza and the album – Animales – was the latest release from the band. The next time I went in to FNAC I listened to the […]

Duran Duran Play Madrid

Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, Andy Taylor, Roger Taylor and Simon LeBon, from the world-famous 80’s band Duran Duran, will play Madrid’s Riviera on the 22nd May. The Birmingham group will be playing the latest songs from their ‘come back’ album Astronaut, like Reach up for the (Sunrise) and What Happens Tomorrow, along with classics like […] opens its first shop

For over 8 years has had a web presence and has grown into on of the major flamenco web sites in the world. Now, as a result of demand from its readers/customers, it has opened its first shop in Madrid. The shop is located in Madrid’s well-known c/Huertas and has two rooms which display […]

REM, Maroon 5 and Bryan Adams to kick off 2005 in Madrid

The New Year in Madrid kicks off with some great concerts. Here is a brief selection: REM + Invited Guest Date: 8th January | 10 p.m.Price: 33 to 44 EurosVenue: Palacio VistalegreTickets: FNAC, Madrid Rock, Tiendas Tipo & Maroon 5Date: 20th January | 10 p.m.Price: 22 EurosVenue: Sala La Riviera (Paseo Virgen del Puerto […]

Woody Allen and the New Orleans Jazz Band play Madrid at Christmas

On the 26th December Woody Allen and his New Orleans Jazz Band will be playing at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos in the Campo de las Naciones exhibition (a previous summer show had to be postponed and Woody Allen promised he would return soon). The tickets for the show will go on sale at all […]

Luz Casal, Anastacia, Faithless and The Prodigy play Madrid

Here are a selection of pop/rock concerts that are going on in Madrid this month (November): The Prodigy Date: 3rd November | 8.30 pm Price: 28.50 euros Venue: La Riviera Paseo Virgen del Puerto s/n) Tickets: Fnac, Madrid Rock & Tiendas Tipo. Revolvér Date: 4th November | 9.30 pm Price: 21 euros Venue: Sala La […]