Etiqueta 'Music'

Spotlight On Soller

August 2020 limps to its end

Saturday marks the first of five music Saturdays. This is all based in the Patio of the Escolapies Cultural Centre in Soller.

Shirley Roberts25/08/2020 15:13

Frank Talking

Thank you for the music - well some of it anyway!

Music is a funny yet wonderful phenomenon. I can’t pretend that I know all about it - and who does anyway?

Frank Leavers31/07/2020 15:25

The Oris Classic Car Rally from Thursday to Saturday.


What's on in Majorca: 6-12 March

The Classic Car Rally returns: three days Thursday to Saturday. Marratxi's ceramics fair and Palma's funfair continue. Palmanyola's fair is at the weekend and features a demons' fire-run on the Saturday evening.

Andrew Ede05/03/2017 00:00

Candyland float at Palma's Carnival parade last year.


Carnival what's on in Majorca: 20-26 February

Carnival weekend coming up. Listed here are times for parades, balls, etc. for most places in Majorca. Highlights otherwise include the return of Chinese pianist Haochen Zhang, who is at the auditorium in Palma on Wednesday.

Andrew Ede19/02/2017 00:00

Lemon Emigrants at Manacor's Sala Fornal on Saturday.


What's on in Majorca: 6-12 February

Highlights of the week: the fine Ibiza-based jazz funk outfit Lemon Emigrants at the Sala Fornal in Manacor on Saturday; pianist Brenno Ambrosini as part of the Beethoven Festival at the Sa Nostra Cultural Centre in Palma on Wednesday; and a tribute concert for Rafel Nadal (the tennis player's grandfather) featuring the Balearics Youth Orchestra at the Manacor Theatre on Sunday.

Andrew Ede05/02/2017 00:00


What's on in Majorca: 14-20 November

The fair of fairs, the most important of Majorca's fairs - Inca's Dijous Bo - is this Thursday. Much of it gets started on the Wednesday (Dimecres Bo), when there will be some late-night partying in local bars as well. Other fairs are in Llubi (devoted to honey) and in Caimari, Selva, where they say the olive oil is the best you can get; hence, it's the olives fair. Musically, a blast from 30 years ago as Queen Forever relives the Wembley concert of 1986 at Palma's auditorium this Friday.

Andrew Ede13/11/2016 00:00

The Balearic Symphony Orchestra's new season starts on Thursday.


What's on in Majorca: 17-23 October

A big week for fairs. The first of the four Inca fairs is this weekend. As usual it has an enormous array of different elements - ecology/sustainability; a wine night; gastronomy; music and more. Elsewhere, there are fairs in Campos, Consell (demons on Saturday night), Felanitx and Santanyi. On a musical note, the Balearic Symphony Orchestra starts its new season on Thursday. Palma's Oktoberfest begins, also on Thursday, and Tapalma 2016 gets under way on Wednesday.

Andrew Ede16/10/2016 00:00

The final Llucmajor fair is on Sunday, 16 October.


What's on in Majorca: 10-16 October

Fairs in Algaida and Llucmajor this weekend. In the case of Llucmajor on Sunday it is the fourth and final fair (notwithstanding the mini-fair on Monday next week). The Llucmajor Show is also on; it starts on Friday. Algaida's fair is on Saturday: artisan and "alternative" products plus more. The last days of Santa Ponsa's Oktoberfest: it finishes on Wednesday. On Sunday, a day of music and attractions at Puerto Alcudia's Hidropark. The headlining act is Love of Lesbian, one of Spain's leading indie-rock bands.

Andrew Ede09/10/2016 00:00

Majorca's Carlos Moya (second right), one of the former champions taking part in the Legends Cup at Palma Sport & Tennis Club.


What's on in Majorca: 3-9 October

The Legends Cup ATP Champions Tour event is at Palma Sport & Tennis Club for four days from Thursday. Llucmajor has its next fair on Sunday. There is a good deal of gastronomy knocking around, such as Cala Ratjada's fresh fish weekend that starts on Friday and Puerto Soller's fishy fair on Saturday.

Andrew Ede02/10/2016 00:00

The mad miller, one of S'Estol Rei en Jaume, the bigheads who will be at Alcudia town's fair on Saturday afternoon (around 16.30). This photo taken in the spring when the group appeared in Puerto Alcudia.


What's on in Majorca: 26 September-2 October

Autumn's here and so are Majorca's fairs. This coming week there are fairs in Alaro, Alcudia, Esporles and Llucmajor. There is also a major fair of different types of music at various locations in Palma from Wednesday. Santa Ponsa's Oktoberfest starts on Thursday. And Cala Ratjada's fireworks display, postponed from the summer fiestas, is on Wednesday.

Andrew Ede25/09/2016 00:00

Moors take on Christians in Santa Ponsa on Saturday in a re-enactment of events from 1229.


What's on in Majorca: 5-11 September

Santa Ponsa fireworks on Sunday have been cancelled. Calvia town hall says the company staging the fireworks' display had not got safety clearance from the national government's delegation.

Andrew Ede04/09/2016 00:00

A demon smashes a pitcher in front of La Beata - Santa Catalina Tomàs. What is described as the most representative procession in Majorca takes place on Sunday, 4 September.


What's on in Majorca: 29 August-4 September

Another big week of fiestas: Santa Ponsa's Rei en Jaume get under way; Santa Margalida has the famed La Beata procession on Sunday; Fornalutx stages (perhaps for the last time) its controversial bull-run; Vilafranca has its messy melon battle; and Palma its giant water fight. Danny Howard and Tinie Tempah in Magalluf. La Bohème in Andratx, Canyamel, Palma and Pollensa.

Andrew Ede28/08/2016 00:00

The "rondelles" of Montuiri on Tuesday night.


What's on in Majorca: 22-28 August

Celebrations for Saint Bartholomew dominate the fiestas' scene in Ses Salines, Soller, Valldemossa and elsewhere. Alcudia has its tourist day. The "final countdown" for summer drawing to a close finds Swedish rockers Europe in Palma and seasons ending - Martin Garrix concludes the BH summer in Magalluf and Stockhausen brings the curtain down on the Pollensa Festival.

Andrew Ede21/08/2016 00:00

"Holi" colours festivals are all the rage at fiestas. Caimari, Cala d'Or, Can Picafort, El Toro, Porreres, Sant Llorenç, Sencelles. Have we missed any?


What's on in Majorca: 8-14 August

An absolutely packed week of fiestas - Cala d'Or, Cala Ratjada, Can Picafort, Llucmajor, Portals Nous being just a few places. Art nights in Campos and Soller. The Creamfields Festival comes to Magalluf.

Andrew Ede07/08/2016 00:00

"Christians" entering the battle in Pollensa (Moors v. Christians, 2 August).


What's on in Majorca: 1-7 August

Fiestas this week in, among other places, Cala d'Or, Cala Millor, Can Picafort, Colonia Sant Jordi, with the highlight being the Moors and Christians battle in Pollensa on Tuesday. Legendary American guitarist John Abercrombie kicks off the Sa Pobla Jazz Festival, the Pollensa Festival starts, David Guetta returns to Magalluf and the remains of ELO are in Port Adriano.

Andrew Ede31/07/2016 00:00

Procession for Virgen del Carmen in Puerto Pollensa.


What's on in Majorca - 12 to 17 July

Fiestas for Virgen del Carmen. Queen tribute performances in Palma and Alcudia. Classical at Bellver Castle. And more.

Andrew Ede10/07/2016 00:00

Morcheeba are a British band, consisting of Skye Edwards and the brothers Paul and Ross Godfrey.


London's Morcheeba heading Mallorca Live Festival

To be held on 29 and 30 April, the festival spotlights acts from various genres - indie, rock, world music, reggae, electronica and hip hop.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter18/02/2016 00:00

Want to star in new Motörhead video?


Want to star in new Motörhead video?

British heavy metal band to shoot new video on the island with Majorcan director.

Humphrey Carter21/10/2015 00:00