Champions League semifinal: Barça VS Inter Milan

FC Barcelona versus Inter Milan
Wednesday 28, 8.45 p.m.

After Inter Milan's 3-1 victory last week in the semifinal first leg, FC Barcelona faces a hard time if they want a ticket to play against Bayern Munich in the Champions League final at Satiago Bernabeu, their archrival playground. Culés trust in Messi, as Carles Puyol and Andrés Iniesta won't be playing.

Tickets for the Camp Nou are now sold out, so don't miss it on the telly at 20.45 tonight!

Mika concert in Barcelona

Mika concert Barcelona

Back in 2007, Mika was one of the big names playing at the Summercase Festival, but his gig was cancelled due to illness eventually. I'm not a big fan but was willing to see him life at that time.

Lots of people don't know who Mika is, but everybody knows the song 'Rain' and they 'love' it. So, if you love it, go and get your ticket for Sunday, Mika is playing in one of the biggest venues in Barcelona, Palau Sant Jordi.
  • When: Sunday, April 18; 7:30 pm
  • Where: Palau Sant Jordi [map]
  • Price: 30€ - 45€
Are you going to dance to Mika? Tell us how it was!

Sonic Youth live at Razzmatazz

Sonic Youth

Sonic Youth are survivors from the 80s. They never followed the rules in terms of structure or melody as their contemporaries so their rock is anything but conventional. And this time they come with their 16th new album 'The Eternal'.
Sonic Youth loves Barcelona, well, I guess, because i think this is their fifth visit since 2003.
  • When: Sunday, April 18; 8:15 pm
  • Where: Razzmatazz [map]
  • Cost: 35€
Are you planning to go and see them? Tell us how it was!

Free music festival Plaça Odissea 2010

Festival Plaça Odissea 2010 Barcelona
From 29-04-2010 to 01-05-2010
On 29th and 30th April and 1st May, the fourth edition of La Plaça Odissea will be held, organized by Maremagnum and Depósito Legal.
Once again, we will be able to enjoy the only festival in Barcelona in the open air, by the sea and totally free.

To celebrate their fourth anniversary, we will have some of the great promises of national and international independent music, such as Dorian, Los Punsetes, Me Among Animals, Pauline en la Playa, Zoé, Anika Sade, Triángulo de Amor Bizarro, The Raveonettes, Singles and The Last 3 Lines.

Thursday, 29 April:
Friday, 30 April
  • 19.00 The Last 3 Lines [myspace]
  • 20.00 Men Among Animals
  • 21.00 Punsetes [myspace]
  • 22.30 Triángulo de amor bizarro [myspace]
Saturday, 1 May:

Fortuny, the magician of Venice

La Pedrera Casa Mila

One of Barcelona's most famous buildings, Gaudí's Casa Milà (also known as La Pedrera) holds, until June 27, "Fortuny, the magician of Venice" free exhibition.

My life's goal is art. Mariano Fortuny Madrazo, was a multitalented man who was not called 'the Little Leonardo' for nothing, to whom Proust referred as 'the magician of Venice', and whose work encompasses areas as diverse as painting, engraving, stage design, lighting technology, photography, textile design and fashion.

More info on the artist, timetables and guided tours at the Caixa Catalunya's Social Work website.

Real Madrid vs Barça

Real Madrid vs Barça
Saturday 10, 10.00 p.m.

Este sábado, el gran clásico de la liga española. El Madrid recibe al Barça para un partido que será reñido. El Real Madrid lidera la clasificación gracias a su total de goles a favor así que tras este partido puede haber cambios en el top de la tabla. El partido se juega en el Santiago Bernabéu así que reúnete en un bar con amigos o en casa y disfrutad del espéctaculo por el que seguro se paralizará la ciudad.

Y ya sabéis, si gana el Barça, muy probablemente el centro de Barcelona se llene de culés celebrando la victoria.

De Cajón! Festival Flamenco de Barcelona 2010

Feb 11, 2010 - Apr 15, 2010

This is the fifth year of this festival, considered one of the most important Flamenco Festival of Barcelona focussing on all kinds of flamenco artist. De Cajón, along with the Festival of Jerez, Festival Flamenco Caja Madrid, Málaga en Flamenco, etc, is part of The Association of Flamenco Festivals.

Concerts will be held in different venues around the city (Liceu, Palau de la Música Catalana, Sala Apolo, Luz de Gas, etc).

Upcoming concerts:

About 'What to do in Barcelona'

This blog is dedicated to Barcelona and all you can do in this beautiful city. Exhibitions, bars, restaurants, concerts, festivals, culture, neighborhoods, places that do not appear in the guides and many other popular places.

Anything interesting held in the city will have his review here and since this is a personal page I will always try to post pictures taken or created by myself.

Hope you enjoy the info gathered here and of course suggestions about how to improve this blog and about what to do in Barcelona will always be welcome.

Fins aviat!

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