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Mijas Gets Ready for the 7th Edition of its Popular Blues Festival

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Mijas Blues Festival 2013The usually quiet and tranquil white village of Mijas is about to get a little noisier… but it’s a good kind of noise: The Mijas Blues Festival!

For the 7th year running (from the 5th to 7th July) this fantastic festival, organised by ‘Aint Nothin’ But…’ and the Mijas Town Hall Foreigner’s Department, will once again provide 3 days of the best Blues music; and all for FREE!

This year the whole festival will be held in the main ‘Plaza’ and visitors will also be able to enjoy lots of delicious food and drink in the many bars and restaurants surrounding the square (that part isn’t free though ;-))  Read More…

The Top Concerts on the Costa del Sol this Summer (2013)

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Costa del Sol Concerts 2013

As we approach the busy summer season, we’ve decided to put together our – now regular – list of the top concerts on the Costa del Sol for this summer 2013. There are some fantastic musicians and entertainers performing live at various venues along the Coast; however, this year, one event stands out from the rest: The Starlite Festival in Marbella.

After the success of last year’s series of concerts in the concert arena located in the Nagueles quarry, the organisers have lined up an even more impressive list of top international and Spanish artists including Julio Iglesias, Jamie Cullum, Bryan Adams, Paco de Lucía, UB40 and Alejandro Sanz. The Starlite Festival will run from the 23rd July to the 24th August and you can see the schedule for the concerts below. Read More…

25th Edition of the International Festival in Mijas: 7th, 8th & 9th June 2013

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International Festival in Mijas 2013

The beautiful white village of Mijas is getting ready for another edition of its International Festival; however, this one is special as it is the 25th anniversary.

Organised by the foreigners department of Mijas Town Hall, this fun 3 day event is a must-see for anyone visiting the Costa del Sol next weekend. More than 20 countries and nationalities take part in this festival which includes music, dancing, delicious foods from all over the world, street performers, giant BBQ’s, handcrafted goods, special performaces (see below) and general all round fun! Read More…

‘La Reina de la Plata’ Tango Show in the Moonlight Theatre

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Tango Show in the Moonlight Theatre

The ‘Arcos de Buenos Aires’ Company will be performing their highly acclaimed ‘Reina de la Plata’ Show in the Moonlight Theatre at Sunset Beach Club this coming Saturday the 11th May 2012.

This is now the fourth time this talented group of musicians and tango dancers have performed at Sunset Beach Club and judging by the popularity of previous editions, we are expecting tickets to sell out quickly.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the format of the ‘Arcos de Buenos Aires’ Shows, we’ll quickly explain: The company is led by prestigious conductor and composer Walter O. Tejada Carranza and is made up of 16 artists. Throughout the evening, spectators will be treated to some of the most amazing and traditional tango dancing routines coupled with the beautiful music of a string chamber orchestra. It really is a fabulous combination and well worth witnessing for yourselves!

Tickets are just €10 and can be purchased at the Leisure Desk located on the 6th Floor of Sunset Beach Club or at the entrance of the Moonlight Theatre on the night of the show.

The show starts at 9.00pm on Saturday 11th May 2013.

Hope to see you there!

The Antony Wolfson “Rock & Roll Show” in the Moonlight Theatre

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Antony Wolfson Moonlight BarOur Moonlight Bar will once again host a great evening of the best Rock ‘n Roll on the 20th April 2013.

Organised by our friends at Active Sound Productions, this event includes a performance by Antony Wolfson, rated number 1 UK & Worldwide Rock & Roll Artist 2013 by premium independent global music website, ReverbNation.

This talented vocalist and entertainer has even been highly recommended by the friends and family of the great Elvis Presley!

Performing 50’s music with his own modern ‘twist’, Antony Wolfson’s music is inspired by what is now known as the ‘Million Dollar Quartet’: Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins.

You’ll be able to find all of Antony’s music on the major online retailers such as iTunes and Amazon – his first album actually has a 5 star rating on iTunes – and his first solo single actually made it to number 1 in the internet charts beating over 150,000 competitors for the coveted top spot over Christmas 2009.

As well as Antony Wolfson’s performance, you’ll also be able dance away to the rock ´n roll tunes of DJ Tall Mike (AKA Miguel Corchon). A veteran of the local Rock ´n Roll scene, Miguel has also been invited to get crowds bopping and jiving at some of the most important Rock ´n Roll festivals and events inEurope. Read More…

The Mijas Jazz Festival 2012 Starts this Friday!

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Mijas jazz festival 2012This Friday the 19th October sees the start of the Mijas Jazz Festival which will offer concerts during two consecutive weekends (Friday and Saturday evenings).

All the concerts will take place in the Las Lagunas Theatre and the programme of events is as follows:

Friday 19th October

The Golfinis Swing with their unique blend of gypsy swing and old school jazz

Saturday 20th October

TheNew OrleansJump Band – A popular band made up of expats who live inSpain.

Friday 26th October

The Phil Wilkinson Quartet take to the stage playing classic Jazz tunes from a wide range of artists including Duke Ellington, John Coltrane and Cole Porter.

Saturday 27th October

Tracey Reid and The Sweet Rhythm Kings.

Tickets are €10 for adults and €7 for pensioners and children and can be purchased at the Las Lagunas Theatre ticket office which is open from 5pm to 8pm on Monday, Thursday and Friday.

Buddy Holly Tribute Show at Sunset Beach Club

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The Buddy Holly Show 2012Due to the success of last year’s show, the Buddy Holly Tribute show is back again this year. On Saturday the 6th October you’ll have the chance to listen to this rock n´roll pioneer’s best songs.

Organised by Active Sound Productions, the Buddy Holly Tribute Show features the amazingly talented Buddy Walter, winner of the ‘Stars in their Eyes’ TV show in the UK; when you hear him sing, you’ll understand why he one the competition… he’s a clone Buddy Holly, both in looks and voice.

Buddy Holly fans – and Rock n’ Roll enthusiasts – will have the chance to listen to all of Charles Hardin Holley’s (Buddy Holly) greatest hits and will also be able to boogie the night away with DJ Tall Mike.

Programme

Saturday 6th October 2012 at the Moonlight Theatre, Sunset Beach Club.

10pm – DJ Tall Mike

10.30pm – Buddy Walker and his Buddy Holly Tribute Show

11.30pm – DJ Tall Mike

Entrance price is just €5 per person and tickets can be purchased at the Sunset Beach Club Leisure Desk or at the entrance to the Moonlight Theatre on the night of the concert.

For more information please ask at the Leisure Desk or call Miguel Corchón on 696 538 530.

The Ultimate List of Costa del Sol Concerts for Summer 2012

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Concerts on the Costa del Sol

Just some of the great artists playing on the Costa del Sol this summer

At the start of last summer we wrote a blog post highlighting the main music concerts on the Costa del Sol over the summer. Well, it proved so popular that we’ve decided to do the same for this summer 2012 season!

If you are on holiday on the Costa del Sol– or indeed if you live here permanently – it’s always nice to know what’s happening on the concert scene over the summer. I know many of our guests at Sunset Beach Club are more than happy with our great live music and entertainment shows in our Moonlight Theatre (shameless plug!) but there are many guests who also like to get out and see some of the Coast; a good concert is a great excuse for this :-)

Without further a do, here is our ultimate list of Costa del Sol concerts for this summer: Read More…

Pitbull Concert in Málaga on June 26th

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Concierto Pitbull en MalagaArmando Christian Pérez, AKA Pitbull will be bringing his ‘Planet Pit’ World Tour the Costa del Sol’s capital next Tuesday the 26th June 2012.

After a string of hits with world famous artists such as Enrique Iglesias, Shakira, Jennifer López and David Guetta, Pitbull lands in Málaga – on his own this time – ready to delight local fans with his unique mix of electro-house, hip-house and dance pop music!

The concert will be held at the ‘Auditorio Diputación de Málaga’ and will be the only concert the Miami born artist will be performing on Andalusian soil. With 5 albums under his belt, on this occasion Pitbull will be presenting his latest project, ‘Planet Pit’.

Tickets are priced between €36.70 and €62.30 and can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.es. There will also be some special VIP tickets priced at €66 which allow access to a special ‘Planet Pit’ area (great for all those die-hard fans out there!).

The Pitbull concert starts at 10:30 pm so, if you’re planning on going, make sure you leave enough time to tackle the Málaga traffic and get a good parking space :-)

The ‘Festival de los Pueblos’ (Peoples Festival) 2012 in Mijas: Cultura, Folklore and Gastronomy from over 20 Countries

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This weekend – form the 8th to the 10th June – the town of Mijas celebrates its traditional ‘Festival de losPueblos’ (People’s Festival).

The town will transform into a large stage with shows, music, dance and street performers. Everyone is invited to this large party which will take up most of the town’s streets and squares and serves to show the world the multicultural nature of Mijas’ inhabitants.

With stands, performances and workshops from Algeria, Cuba, Brazil, India, Uruguay, Germany, Morocco, Colombia, United States, Bolivia, Mexico, Ukraine, Senegal, Chile, Great Britain, Bulgaria, Vietnam, Argentina, Thailand, Israel, Spain and Mijas, a fun weekend is guaranteed! Read More…

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