Those who visit Barcelona are looking for the best modernist architecture, to enjoy the best works of Gaudí or a wide range of cuisine and good weather, which makes our visit to the city unforgettable. But tourism in Barcelona does not end there: the Catalan capital offers a wide cultural offer where theaters and museums are eager to share music. How to enjoy the best concerts in Barcelona?
An a boundless agenda of concerts
An international tour through Europe contains an obligatory stop in Barcelona, the cosmopolitan and open-to-the world environment has ranked Barcelona the first city in Spain, even better than the capital of the country.
This fact can be seen this year: Adele and Coldplay have made room in their schedules for two days to visit the Mediterranean capital in May with absolutely sold out within hours and without stopping in another Spanish city. And they are not the only ones who will be seen in Las Ramblas and then in the Venetian towers: Florence + The Machine; Bruce Springsteen, who is in love with the city as he has demonstrated so many times; Queen; The Cure; Noel Gallagher; the revelation artist of the last year, Kygo; Justin Bieber and many confirmations of first class artists whose just released album is still waiting.
The Olympic Ring as epicentre
If we want to enjoy the rockstar Barcelona, we need to track everything that happens in the so-called Olympic Ring: Montjuïc area within facilities comprising the emblem of the beloved 1992 Olympics: The Olympic Stadium and the Palau Sant Jordi.
These enclosures large capacity (they can host around 20,000 spectators) are usually the vital centres of the musical activity in Barcelona, where the great artists go. Enjoying an apartment in Entenza Street or next to the beautiful and welcoming park Joan Miró is a privilege once the show has finished, and you can return home in just 20 minutes.
A city full of festivals
But Barcelona is not only a city of shows one evening, several times a year it becomes the headquarter of the most prestigious music festivals of different styles such as Primavera Sound, for fans of indie; Sónar, for electronics and experimentation lovers; Cruïlla, for passionate of varied and multicultural sounds; Jardins de Pedralbes, for an adult and “classy” audience; Beach Festival, for fans of the most influential DJs on the international scene; BAM, for those who want a bit of all musical tastes (and also totally free) and many others which complete the offer in nearby locations.
Warcelona Winter Festival and their metal offer stands its headquartered in Hospitalet, Rock Fest in Santa Coloma (two cities connected with the Barcelona subway line) and the visitor can also reach the big summer festivals like Vida Festival (in Vilanova i la Geltrú), Portaferrada (Sant Feliu de Guixols) and Cap Roig (Palafrugell). This is clearly the perfect excuse to establish headquarters in Barcelona and enjoy the magnificent Costa Brava too.
Thanks to these festivals, big names like Radiohead, New Order, David Guetta, Iron Maiden or Wilco and many others to be confirmed, will be performing in Barcelona.
Local supply 365 days
There is no need to wait for a great artist announce to plan your visit in Barcelona: it is not difficult to find a concert, 365 days a year. Emblematic concert places as the Apollo, BARTS, Razzmatazz, Bikini … or monumental facilities such as the Palau de la Musica, Liceu, L’Auditori, TNC and many others will allow you to enjoy the best musical plans at any time.
If what you want is to move the body at the same time you enjoy a city with a wide cultural, tourist and gastronomic offer, any apartment in the Born, or Ciutat Vella will serve you as the base for the best plans in the best city.