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The Rockin’ Race Jamboree: A 50’s Music Festival in Torremolinos

Rockin Race Jamboree Torremolinos 2019

Poster for this year’s Rockin Race Jamboree 2019

Thursday 7th February 2019 sees the start of another edition of the Rockin’ Race Jamboree music festival in Torremolinos. This is the event’s 25th anniversary and will attract thousands of visitors from all over the world eager to enjoy a fun packed long weekend (7th, 8th, 9th & 10th February) to the sounds of their favourite musical genre: music with American roots from the 50’s.

This year’s festival features  some of the world’s top artists exclusively for the event! There are approximately 28 artists and bands playing during the 4-day event, including:

  • Mike Hillman & His Latin Hillbillies
  • The Blasters
  • The Kabooms
  • Eddie & The Head-Starts
  • Los Torontos
  • The Radions
  • The Phantom Surfers
  • The Paladins
  • Mitch Polzak
  • Sarah Vista
  • Eddie Angel’s Guitar Party
  • Mike Bell & The Belltones
  • And lots more!

Please click here to see all the featured artists at this year’s Rockin’ Race Jamboree

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Torremolinos Gets Ready for the 21st Edition of The Rockin’ Race Jamboree 

Rockin Race Jamboree Torremolinos 2015Next weekend (5th, 6th, 7th & 8th February) Torremolinos will host the 21st edition of it’s famous Rockin’ Race Jamboree Festival, four crazy days where the culture and music of the 50’s are the stars of the show.

After twenty successful years, the festival returns next week with an impressive line-up of high level artists who are being flown in from all over the world to perform exclusively at this event. If you want to see any of these bands play live, the Rockin’ Race Jamboree is the only place you’ll be able to do so!  Continue Reading →

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Blues at Moonlight 2014: A Weekend of the Best Rockabilly and Music with American Roots

Poster for Blues at Moonlight Festival iin Benalmadena

Poster for the Festival…

This weekend our Moonlight Bar hosts the 7th edition of Blues at Moonlight, an International Music Festival for lovers of Rockabilly and music with true American roots. 

Organised by Active Sound Productions, the event features twenty artists and groups (both national and international) who will take to the stage for a crazy weekend of music and dancing making it one of the most important festivals in this genre’s musical calendar.

This year’s artist list has a strong rockabilly and American music component and features the following musicians and DJ’s from Spain and beyond!  Continue Reading →

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What a whirlwind of a Wednesday!

As the knock out stages of the World Cup are fast approaching, the pressure is mounting on the deciding matches. Today’s highlighted matches include Germany v Ghana at 8.30pm and the 4 o’clock kick off which will see England fight for survival in the tournement against Slovenia, both of which will be shown live in our Moonlight bar. This is the ideal place to watch the nailbiting England match, with face painting and competitions for the kids, fully air conditioned comfort, gigantic 3 metre screen and a fully stocked bar ready to cope with celebration or commiseration! But of course today is not just about the football, as tonight will welcome the celebrations of San Juan! As the sun sets and the party starts, regardless of the footballing results spirits will be high and the festival will last long into the night…

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Summer Festival – San Juan

The fiesta of San Juan is definitely one for the calendar! The event takes place each year on the evening of the 23rd June and is celebrated with an overwhelming amount of beach parties all over Spain. Barbeques and fires are lit as the locals and tourists alike soak up the fantastic atmosphere. The finale of the evening is taking part in the traditional jumping of fire and running into the sea, thereby cleansing the soul of sins. If this is a little intense on a family night out, then don’t be put off as the festival is also accompanied by a stunning firework display that takes place at the puerto marina, but can be seen throughout Benalmadena. The festivities begin late afternoon and carry on well into the night as the following day is a bank holiday, perfect for recuperating after such an eventful night! Of course our famous Salitos bar by the sea will be hosting it’s own party, starting at aroun 9pm, so be sure to call in and say hi to Fran and the others down there!

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Fuengirola – Feria de los Pueblos

Every year, during the month of April, The “Feria de los Pueblos” comes to Fuengirola for one week and brings the main feria ground to life with cosmopolitan ambiance and fantastic atmosphere. The feria ground is easily accessible, located between the the main train station of Fuengirola and that of Los Boliches, meaning the festival attracts many visitors from all over Andalucia. This special event offers the opportunity to taste and sample the traditional food and drink of various countries including; Ireland, Germany, Cuba, France, Italy, Mexico, Sweden and many more! Each country has it’s own tent with themed music and decoration, a visit to the “Feria de los Pueblos” allows you to “travel the World” in just a couple of hours! The fair is taking place this week until Sunday evening.

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Feria de la Tapa at Tivoli

This month Tivoli World Amusement Park in Arroyo de la Miel have been celebrating the wonderful world of tapas! Each weekend offers a different speciality, this weekend is the turn of the “Arroces” which means there will be different rice dishes to be tasted, entrance to the park is free during this event and it is open from 12 – 7pm, with a tapa and drink setting you back just 1.50€. A great way to try some traditional cuisine and keep the kids entertained, especially with sunny skies forecast for the weekend!

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