Discover the next concerts in Barcelona | Poble Espanyol

Barcelona, June 2022 - Live music in four different styles under the stars, a special atmosphere in a new space, gastronomic proposals adapted to each musical cycle and the chance to visit an entire historic site in Barcelona are the main ingredients of the Poble Espanyol's summer offer for 2022. At Poble Espanyol you'll find the best concerts in Barcelona.

Concerts in Barcelona

Under the name Noches en Vivo, the emblematic Montjuïc venue presents, from 29 June to 31 August, several concerts in Barcelona of various styles with emerging and established bands and artists that make up a careful and varied programme: Blues Nights (Wednesday), the Mahou Rock&Grill festival (Thursday), P!ÒPERA Picnic&Ópera (Friday) and Rumba Nights (Sunday).

This summer, experience the best live blues, rock, opera and rumba in the open air, in a historic and monumental venue in Barcelona and in a new space designed so that your experience goes far beyond a simple concert in Barcelona… Don’t miss Live Nights at the Poble!

Barcelona concert calendar

June 29th will be the starting date of the Live Nights with Noches de Blues, an essential summer event that Poble Espanyol organizes together with Capibola Blues and that this year coincides with the 20th anniversary of the Barcelona Blues Festival.
On Wednesdays, the best blues bands in the country will offer from the most melodic to the most danceable live performances by Big Mama Montse, Johny Big Stone & The Blues Workers, Marc Ferrer & Marian Barahona & Big Dani Pérez, Blues Social Club, Mestres del Blues or Wax & Boogie, Three Time Losers or The Suitcase Brothers.

Here is the schedule of concerts in Barcelona:

Thursdays will be the turn of the sixth edition of the Mahou Rock&Grill festival, which from 30 June will present the most powerful tributes to emblematic groups and artists from the history of rock: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against the Machine, Saxon, Iron Maiden, Barón Rojo, Barricada, Guns N’Roses, Metallica, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Ramones, Motörhead, Judas Priest, AC/DC, David Bowie, Queen, Mötley Crüe and Kiss. In addition to the music programme, there will be the option of eating hamburgers and barbecued ribs and tasting a wide variety of beers.
The summer weeks will end on Sundays with the Atardeceres de Rumba cycle, which in its second edition will include, from 3 July, the fun live performances of renowned groups of the genre such as Dijous Paella, Derrumband, Sabor de Gràcia, Salsa Punk Orquestra and several concerts by the group Piratas Rumbversions with female collaborations by Suzanna and Tori Sparks. Before the concerts, the public will be able to enjoy DJ sessions.

Upcoming concerts in Barcelona

From 29 July, summer Fridays at Poble Espanyol will, for the first time, be the territory of opera. P!ÓPERA Picnic&Ópera is the title of this new cycle that will host different shows with several elements in common: excerpts from the best-known operas performed by professional singers and piano accompaniment (by the Petita Companyia Lírica de Barcelona),
a pleasant atmosphere in which the setting and the surroundings will also be the protagonists, and the option of watching the show in chairs or on the floor, on cushions and plaids.
The experience will be completed with the possibility of enjoying, before or after the show, a dinner served in a picnic basket, which will include a careful selection of fresh, local products.

Concerts this weekend

The family cycle Rock&Kids is back, concerts adapted to the ears and needs of the little ones by renowned tribute bands that will make children and adults sing and dance and that will transport mothers, fathers and even grandparents through the greatest hits of national and international rock bands: Fito&Fitipaldis (Fitos y el fitipaldi), The Beatles (The Beatboys), Scorpions (Escorpiones) and Loquillo (TR3ESEFES). Rock&Kids will take place on 16 and 30 July, 13 and 27 August. This weekend’s Beatles tribute concert (30 July) will feature Iaia Rockera, a fun character who will encourage families to sing and dance to the great songs by the legendary Liverpool band.

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