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Música.  Austin Texas,  17/03/2015

Catalan music at The South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas

Catalan music bands El último vecino, Macaco, Ocellot and Txarango, and the DJ beGun, will showcase their music at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, from March 17 through March 22, 2015.

Música.  Ulsan, South Korea,  13/09/2014

Daniel Cros plays at the Taehwa River Spring Jazz Festival in Ulsan, South Korea

On 13th September Daniel Cros presents his seventh album, “Aquello era entonces, esto es ahora” (That Was Then, This Is Now), at the Taehwa River Spring Jazz Festival in Ulsan, South Korea. Barcelona singer-songwriter Daniel Cros, the stage name of Daniel Hernández-Cros, is also a pianist, arranger and producer and he has released seven solo discs and a compilation of his best numbers. The composer incorporates rhythms such as son, bolero and cha-cha-cha into his songs.

Música.  Timisoara, Romania,  13/09/2014

Flamenco cantaor Duquende’s group to play at the Plai Festival in Timisoara, Romania

On 13th September Flamenco cantaor Duquende’s group, featuring guitarist Chicuelo and Isaac Vigueras on percussion, is billed to play at the Plai Festival in Timisoara, an important musical date in world music in Romania. The Plai Festival is a music festival that lasts three days and is held every year in the second week in September, in Timisoara, Romania. It is organized by the Muzeul Satului Bănăţean, an open-air ethnographical museum. Apart from music, the festival promotes art and multiculturalism through a wide range of activities.

Música.  Ingolstadt, Germany,  26/07/2014

Els Berros de la Cort at the Ingolstädter Herzogsfest in Ingolstadt, Germany

Mediaeval Catalan music comes on 26 July to the Ingolstädter Herzogsfest, Germany, with Els Berros de la Cort. The group, who have been together for fifteen years, will be giving two concerts on the second day of the festival, which attracts a wide range of performers every year.

Música.  San Lorenzo del Escorial,  12/07/2014

The Orquestra de Cadaqués at the Auditorio de San Lorenzo del Escorial

The Orquestra de Cadaqués will be paying tribute to the late Paco de Lucía at a concert at the Auditorio de San Lorenzo del Escorial on 12 July. The performance will also feature the Catalan flamenco singer Ginesa Ortega and the guitarist Juan Manuel Cañizares. 

Música.  Bessines-sur-Gartempe, France,  11/07/2014

Bandarra Street Orkestra at Bandafolie’s 2014 at Bessines-sur-Gartempe, France

Bandara Street Orkestra will be bringing their street show from 11 to 14 July at Bessines-sur-Gartempe, France, as part of this year Bandafolie’s festival. The group from Tarragona will perform at the closing ceremony alongside other groups from all over Europe.

Música.  Mont-Tremblant, Canada,  05/07/2014

Après Minuit at the Tremblant International Blues Festival at Mont-Tremblant, Canada

The Catalan group Après Minuit will be giving a free performance on Friday 11 July at the Tremblant International Blues Festival in Mont-Tremblant, Canada, being held for the 21st year. The group, led by Cece Giannotti, will be playing a version of the late composer JJ Cale.

Música.  Tartu, Estonia,  05/07/2014

Extraperlo at the Schilling Festival in Tartu, Estonia

The Barcelona group Extraperlo will be at the next Schilling Festival in the city of Tartu, Estonia, performing on the main stage on Saturday 5 July. The pop band will be playing their repertoire of innovative sounds and stimulating rhythms at one of the main musical events of this Baltic country.

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