Here at Barcelona City FM we’ve teamed up with Love Barcelona to provide you with up to date, insider information on the social events in Barcelona. You can check this page for a run down on the top ten things to do every weekend and you can listen to our weekly show on 107.3 every Friday at 12.00 also posted below
Fri 27th April
Brown Guys, Grey Skies – Casa Gracia – 20:30: A comedy event hosted by Hush Hush Comedy – A duo show of Deepu Dileepan and Sundeep Bhardwaj and their time in Amsterdam and Europe with an observational undertone
Biergarten 2018 – Poble Espanyol . A german beer festival is always a wonderful thing. Big pitchers, strong beer and a variety of sausages that seem to go perfect with the hops
Feria de Abril – Parc del Forum: The start of a 10 day festival celebrating Andalusian culture with long flowing dresses and flamenco music aplenty
International Day of Dance – Plaça dels Àngels – 18.00: A wide range of short dances in an open square from disciplines such as ballet to improv to commemorate international dance day. This unbelievable and wide-ranging choreography is not to be missed!
King’s day party – Belushi’s: Expect a lot of orange and a lot of cheap drinks as this bar brings the best of Netherlands to Barcelona
Sat 28th April
Rooftop pool party – SB Glow hotel – 16.00 – 21.30: Lets hope for a sunny day as Dj’s Cucut and Jairo Uria will provide the beats on a rooftop opposite Torre Agbar and along the Barcelona skyline provides the view
Van van market – C/ Rosselló, 515 – Food trucks, live music & vintage fashion. A market for all
Michael Jackson Tribute show – Teatre Nuevo Coliseum: A group of over 40 people that came together to reproduce the wonderful talent of Michael Jackson. They will perform with all his mannerisms, swagger and energy. Expect all his hits, red jacket, white socks and black shoes
Sun 29th April
World Press Photo – CCCB – The 3rd city to hold the 2018 world press photo exhibition. Top photojournalism snaps are shown from around the world with over 130 winning and selected photographs on display.
Salomon Run – Montjuic: Slamon up and down Montjuic, across the windy roads and back again to make up this 10k run. There’s also spectacular views of the city from 200 metres above sea level.
The Baseballs – Sala BARTS – 20.30: What more could you ask for than german rockabilly sounds on a Sunday evening. From €25 you can hear their wonderfully adapted covers and get your Elvis groove on to this world-famous band.
Fri 20th April
BCN Jazz Dance Weekender 2018 (Fri – Sun) – “2 Night Clubs, Dance Workshops, Afternoon DJ sessions & Jam Dance with the best food, wine, and Sun in the beautiful Mediterranean City” A hedonistic weekend of Jazz, dance and food – see the FB page for a full line up
Barcelona Film Fest – €6 per film – Cinemes Verdi: History and literature related adaptations of an international variety. Based on real events, figures of history and the significant past.
BIG: Barcelona Improv Group, Double Trouble! – Fri – Sat – €10 Tinta Roja – The magic number is 2. Two shows, two headline performers & two nights. Double the laughs & double the fun
Sat 21st April
Arcade Fire live – Palau St Jordi: A few tickets are still available for the harmonic ensemble that is Arcade Fire
SoundEat! – €9 for the music and food festival that IS barely a year old. Back in Forum for this event see international DJ’s welcome you into the spring heat.
Record Store Day – An international event to promote the old school way of selling records in a record shop. Whats more is that there’s live concerts in over 5 record stores in Barcelona from 12.00 – 20.00
Barcelona Open – Reial Club de Tenis – Tickets available from €9. See Nadal back home leaving dust in the clay
Copa Del Rey Final – 21.30 – Athletico Madrid’s new stadium hosts Sevilla v Barcelona for cup glory. Can Barcelona win their successive and 30th Copa del Rey cup? It will be shown in nearly every bar with a TV in the city
All Those Food Market – Teatre Nacional de Catalunya – Your mouth should be watering at the prospect of the cities finest cooks, chefs, farmers and foodies in the same place. Meet the artists and entrepreneurs behind the dishes and eat the finest gastronomy to your hearts content
Love Come Down: El Verano del Disco – Gallery Hotel – Cocktails, sun, disco balls, flairs, rollerskates all on a rooftop. Need we say more?
Sun 22nd April
Full Metal Jacket Screening: Phenomena Cinema – 13.00: A homage to the late R.Lee Ermey in one of the coolest cinema’s around
Brunch in the City – Poble Espanyol: Robert Hood headlines the infamous Sunday Party. A festival of electronic music in the afternoon under the warming sun. What more could a Sunday want?
Mercado de la Tierra: Park & Plaza Mayor de Nou Barris – To celebrate Earthday and increase awareness towards the value and sustainability of our planet. Local and ethical food and goods along with music and a spiritual atmosphere
Cursa de Bombers – For those who might be initially confused by the title, Bombers means Firefighter in Spanish, and this race is a highly popular yearly tradition in which citizens and fully dressed firefighter do a 10k race throughout the city
Barcelona Vintage Market – Nau Bostik 11.00 – 20.00 – One man’s junk is another’s vintage treasure. Search for antique gems and treasures with character in this monthly market
Friday 13th April
Festival Seco – Poble sec – A full weekend music festival from around €10 – €15 per day headlined by Vernon Sullivan on Friday, Maria Jose Gonzalez on Saturday and Martin Bruhn on Sunday. Local & international artists to kick off spring offering a range of music genres
Festa Major de la Sagrada Família: the start of the local festical with all the usual fireruns (Sunday 20.30), human towers, senseless drinking, giant head parades and Paella eating contests.
Thirty Seconds to Mars – St Jordi Club 19.00 – Jared Leto headlines his 3 piece band in Barcelona. Between acting in every single movie ever made we don’t know how he has the time really
Stroll with a hat – La Rambla 12.00 – A parade that gives you an excuse to wear your best hat and join others for a small stroll. Think Royal Ascot meets the carnival.
Charity Comedy Night – LolaMola 20.30 €15: focused on raising money for the Put Foot Association (providing shoes for poverty stricken areas in Africa) and the A.A.D.A.S (The Association to Assist Sexually Assaulted Women in Barcelona) the B.I.G Improv group and Bechdel Flies will out on shows to tickle your funny bones
Live African & Caribbean Music Concert – Eat Street Caribbean – Carrer Montserrat 4
Saturday 14th April
Barça vs Valencia – Nou Camp 16.15 – The league has almost been won but you’ll find few happy faces, at least at the start of the match due to Barcelona’s unexpected and lacklustre exit to the hands of Roma. Though another match against a big team might be exactly what they need right now.
Miss Universe Spain 2018 Casting – 14.30 – 20.30 -Carrer de Balmes, 44-46 – In wonderful logic you first have to pass to Miss Universe Spain before you can join Miss Universe and there will be a live casting – email [email protected] to join!
Cirque du Soleil: Totem – From €28 – A new show for the avant-garde circus show displaying evolution from amphibians to humans to flight. Maybe they know something we don’t yet
Fira de la Cervesa “La Birraqueta” – Sat- Sun from 13.00 -Plaça del Raspall: Vila de Gracia crafts fair – Live music and 6 craft beers to choose from –
Sant Jordi, Espiga, La Fona, Siraku, Guineu & Birra 08
Crazy Red Balls – The Unplugged Dinners, música en vivo – Ocana Barcelona, 20.30 – Within Plaza Reial you’ll find a cool bar with a bohemian underground bar that hosts live music events. Great, fun, cocktails and atmosphere
TED Barcelona – IED Barcelona, 10.00 – 17-00 – €18 – Stream from Vancouver to Barcelona. Not just any stream though, 3D glasses and virtual reality streams. An event for networking more than anything and to be inspired
Eat Street: Beerthday – Carrer Ferran Turné 11: 12.00 – 23.00: What better way to celebrate your birthday by turning your festival event into bars and inviting everyone to drink, eat and be merry. Pub food, craft beers and jazz inspired music.
Sunday 15th April
CosmoCaixa Barcelona – El somni de fibonaaci – For a limited time the Cosmo Caixa have an Escape room. Think terminator where machines turn on us, but instead of being hunted down by Arnie you have a chance so simply save us by figuring out the clues.
Saló del Còmic 2018 – Fira Montjuic – The last day of the 4 day comic fair that attracts over 100,000 visitors. Are you a DC or Marvel kinda guy? Does Spiderman or Captain America tickle your interest.
Holi Barcelona Can Zam park 18.30 freeeeee -Follow this Indian tradition, dance to bhangra, wear all white from head to toe and bask under a massive cloud of colour as you throw coloured paint at strangers and get a temporary hair dye.
Bicicletada i Festa de la bicicleta .- Anyone can join in, you just need a bicycle and some will power. 12km starting at 10am from Arago con Roger Flor the bicycle party will start!