Barcelona, the the multi-dimensional city! If you love music, you will definitely find something for you. From concerts to live street performances. Even restaurants have live shows so that you can enjoy your meal accompanied by music. So, listen to some songs about Barcelona, read our itinerary on Barcelona for music lovers and enjoy your musical trip!
Things to do
In nearly every street in Barcelona you can find people playing music and singing. However, where’s the best place to find it? Gràcia! If you take a stroll around Vila de Gracia or Plaça del Sol you will always hear someone playing something. Another spot where you will be able to find a lot of street artists is in Port Vell, at the entry by the stairs, you won’t be able to miss it just follow the sound. You can find street performances in all the main areas of the city, you are definitely spoilt for choice :).
How about visiting the Palau de la Musica Catalana? It is a registered UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you want to enjoy the stunning infrastructure, pay it a visit during the day or at night. You can also but tickets to classical concerts, orchestras and operas. Today, more than half a million people a year attend musical performances in the Palau that range from symphonic and chamber music to jazz and Cançó (Catalan song).
In the early evening, you could go to the Grand Theatre de Liceu, Barcelona’s oldest opera house situated on La Rambla. If you would like to see a performance in this amazing space, you can find the program on the Opera house website. It offers a variety of performances, not just operas but ballets and concerts to suit all ages and tastes. There are also adaptations of famous operas aimed at children called ‘Petit Liceu Families’.
At night, how about going to experience some live music? There is an amazing Jazz Club, Jamboree in Plaça Reial. From 8pm to 10pm you can attend two live concerts by well-known artists. Afterward, the place turns into a hip hop, funk, soul, and R’n’B club. There is something for everyone. Another option is Los Tarantos if you want to experience something more Spanish! It is also located in Plaça Reial. As well as dance, they also have traditional flamenco singers in intense 30 minutes shows every night. It is one of the most authentic experiences you will be able to enjoy in Barcelona.
Where to eat
After all these activities, you are definitely going to be hungry. In this section, we present you a couple of nice restaurants that offer live music performances.
El Beso y La Lluna
El Beso y La Lluna is located in El Barrio Gótico, the historic center of Barcelona. You will be able to enjoy creative Mediterranean cuisine while listening to live music every night from 07:00 pm. Let yourself be enchanted by the flow of Jazz.
El Bombón is your typical Latin-American bar in Barcelona. Indeed, come and enjoy some Caribbean food, Mojitos and end the night dancing to Salsa Music.
Margarita Blue is your Tex-Mex, Mediterranean food restaurant in Barcelona. You can enjoy some delicious cocktails while listening to amazing live music! The music ranges from salsa and Mediterranean to traditional Cuban.
Where to stay
Take a look at our apartments for music lovers in Barcelona:
This apartment comes with a movie projector and acoustic sounds installation, a perfect studio for a musician or quiet home office. We love the pristine bedroom, with its large bed and 2 matching comfy sofas.
From 1100€ / MONTH| 80m²
You will love the bedroom with its high ceilings, smooth parquet floors and high-quality furniture adding a majestic touch to the space. The apartment also features another bedroom with a double bed and a reading desk. In the living area, you will find a comfortable couch below a pretty vintage painting on the wall and a beautiful Kawai grand piano.
From 1479€ / MONTH| 80m2
How about finding an apartment by Palau de la Musica Catalana? This apartment features a master bedroom with a cozy double bed and large white armoire, as well as a smaller single bedroom perfect for a child. The bedrooms come with a clean, minimalist style to make you feel at home and share a modern bathroom with a shower.
From 88€/ NIGHT| 45m2 | License: HUTB-002305