Concerts on the Costa del Sol: A Full List of This Summer’s Top Live Acts

Concerts on the Costa del Sol - Summer 2024


Concert season is in full swing on the Costa del Sol. Many of our guests like to know what’s going on up and down the Coast as they often like to get out and experience some of the great nightlife we have on offer in this wonderful part of the world and a good concert is the perfect excuse for a great night out.

Yes, we do have a great entertainment programme on-site at Sunset Beach Club, with live music, tribute bands and musicals; however, sometimes even we can’t compete with the likes of Take That, Tom Jones or The Black Eyed Peas!

There are plenty of live concerts programmed along the coast over the summer: Below, we have highlighted some of the top concerts and shows with information on specific dates, venues and ticket prices.

(Note: Ticket prices are correct at the time of publishing this post but could vary as ticket availability changes. Please check the links at the bottom to see the latest prices.)

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Why You Need to Visit Mayan Monkey Mijas, One of the World’s Smallest Chocolate Factories 

Mayan Monkey Mijas Chocolate Factory

The white village of Mijas has a hidden secret which for the last few years has been delighting chocolate lovers from all over the world… We’re referring to Mayan Monkey Mijas, a fabulous chocolate factory where you can take part in workshops to make your own sweet creations

The sign above the entrance to this delightful chocolate factory and museum says it all, “Happiness Laboratory”.

Located in the village’s main ‘Plaza Virgen de la Peña’ Mayan Monkey isn’t your ordinary chocolate factory. From the minute you walk in you are greeted by friendly, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff who are on hand to help you with all your chocolate-related queries or needs. They’ll tell you stories about the chocolate’s origins and offer you samples to try. And trust us, the place has an impressive collection of exotic chocolate treats which will make you think you’re in Chocolate Heaven!

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‘La Noche en Blanco’ in Malaga: A Cultural Festival with 151 Free Activities

La Noche en Blanco Malaga 2024

‘La Noche en Blanco’ (translated this means Sleepless Night) has established itself as one of Málaga city’s most important cultural events. On Saturday 18th May 2024 – from 8:00 pm to 01:00 am – all who visit the Costa del Sol’s capital will be treated to a fantastic selection of free cultural activities

This year’s event will feature 151 different activities spread out over more than 87 different locations throughout the city. All the activities are grouped into different categories and themes:

  • Street Performances
  • Art, Museums and Exhibitions
  • Performing Arts
  • Audiovisual Arts
  • Music & Dance
  • Nochecita en Blanco (Special activities for kids)
  • Extraordinary Visits & Activities
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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Alegría’ Show will be in Malaga from 31st May to 30th June

Cirque du Soleil, the largest theatrical producer in the world arrives in Málaga next week with their show ‘Alegría’. From the 31st May to the 30th June locals and visitors to the Costa del Sol can enjoy this fun and colourful show in the ‘Grand Chapiteau’ which will be located in the Recinto Ferial Cortijo de Torres (Main Fair Ground) in Málaga.

Alegría premiered in 1994 and has become one of the most beloved Cirque du Soleil shows. It has been touring the world delighting more than 14 million spectators in 255 cities and over 40 countries!

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The ‘Festival of Legends’ in Benalmádena: Tributes to All-time Musical Greats

Poster for Festival of Legends 2024
Poster for the Festival of Legends 2024

Saturday 11th May 2024 sees the start of, the ‘Festival of Legends’ at the Benalmádena Auditorium. This cultural event offers top-class ‘Tribute’ concerts throughout the months of May, September and October.

The concert series begins with ‘From the Wall’, a fantastic tribute to Pink Floyd. Throughout September and October we can also enjoy an exciting program composed of great artists who will perform hits by musical legends such as Quuem, Madonna, Phil Collins or Elton John. A highlight this year will be that many of the shows will include professional dancers to add to the spectacle.

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Fuengirola’s Feria Internacional de los Paises: 5 Days of Culture, Music and Gastronomy

Fuengirola’s main fairground is ready to host the ever-popular ‘Feria Internacional de los Paises’ (International People’s Fair), a multicultural event where visitors can experience the rich cultural diversity the city has to offer.

Just a quick heads up… a few years ago the fair changed its name from ‘Feria Internacional de los Pueblos’ to ‘Feria Internacional de los Paises’ (International Countries Fair). That being said, the logo and unifying spirit of the fair remains the same.

This year the Fair will last 5 days from Wednesday 1st May to Sunday 5th May 2024.

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Cudeca Walkathon 2024: Raising Funds for the Cancer Hospice

Cudeca Walkathon 2024

On Saturday 18th May 2024, the promenade in front of Sunset Beach Club in Benalmádena will become the meeting point for another edition of the Cudeca Walkathon

Every year, we here at Sunset Beach Club provide our unconditional support to this fantastic event which aims to raise awareness for the incredible work the Cudeca Foundation does for Cancer patients here on the Costa del Sol. The funds raised during the Walkathon also allow for the continued palliative care the Cudeca Hospice offers to more than 1400 cancer patients and their families free of charge.

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The ‘Fiesta de la Bicicleta’ (Bicycle Party) in Benalmadena: A Fun Day Out For All the Family

Fiesta de la Bicicleta Benalmadena 2022Next Sunday the 14th of April, Benalmadena will host the 39th edition of its popular ‘Fiesta de la Bicicleta’ or Bicycle Party, one of the city’s oldest and most emblematic events in its busy sports calendar. This year the event returns stronger than ever with a fun-packed morning of cycling for all who choose to participate. 

It’s not a race. The whole event is designed to be a fun family day out, fitting in perfectly with Benalmadena’s image as an idyllic destination for tourism and sports.

This unique tradition started almost 40 years ago to foment the use of bicycles as a healthy habit and an alternative form of transport. Many years later there’s still a lot of work to do in this aspect and the town hall remains committed to promoting the use of more eco-friendly and non-contaminating transport to help stop climate change. (more…)