Summer nights in Barcelona | ChicRoom Barcelona

Summer nights events in Barcelona

Throughout the summer, the Catalan capital comes together to put on a number of summer nights events in Barcelona in some of the city’s most spectacular monuments. Many of the modernist spaces including Sant Pau Art Nouveau, Palau Guell, Casa Amatller, La Pedrera, la Torre Bellesguard and Casa Batlló all take turn to host various events whether it is concerts, audiovisual shows, dinners or simply summer evening drinks. Some of the more cultural venues in the city open their doors to allow visitors to browse and admire their exhibitions away from the heat of the day and the crowds including Poble Espanyol, CaixaForum and El Born Centre de Cultura i Memoria.


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Sant Pau Recinte Modernista


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Sant Pau Art Nouveau is an impressive venue that should not be missed. Concerts are held in the gardens every Thursday at 9 pm throughout July and they exhibit music from all over the world. Tickets are 18€ and it is certainly the perfect opportunity to go and explore the beautiful Hospital de Sant Pau whilst listening to some fantastic music.


To get to the Sant Pau Art Nouveau you can take the metro on L4 to Hospital de Sant Pau-Guinardó or the L5 to Sant Pau/Dos de Maig.


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Programme / Programación


04/07Dani Nel·lo y Los Saxofonistas Salvajes

11/07 – Marcos Valle

18/07 – Gerard Quintana

25/07Clara Peya


Casa Amatller


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Casa Amatller will also open its doors for the summer evenings throughout the months of July, August and September. They hold a dramatised tour of the house that is hosted by Antoni Amatller and his daughter, Teresa. They give you in depth and extremely interesting insights into their family’s history and you will be able to explore all the best-kept secrets of the house. The visit includes a class of Catalan cava under the skylight of the majestic hall. Tickets cost 25€ and should be booked in advance so that you don’t miss out! Book your tour here.


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You can get to the Casa Amatller:

By Bus – with the lines 7, 22, 24, 39, 45, B24, N1, N2, N3, N4, N6, N7, N9, V15 & V17

By Metro –  with the line L2 (purple line), with the line L3 (green line) and with the line L4 (orange line) Station – Passeig de Gràcia


Casa Batlló



Casa Batlló every night throughout summer runs its ‘Magic Nights’ from 03rd June to 03rd Novembre. This is a night time visit into one of Gaudi’s most visited buildings which enables visitors to visit the house with a Smart Guide in augmented reality from 8.00 to 9.00 PM. They will also have a drink on the Dragon Roof Terrace whilst enjoying the live music concerts from 9 pm.


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Three kind of tickets are available:

  • Blue ticket – 39€ (19€ for residents): SmartGuide + 1 drink.
  • Silver ticket – 47€ (27€ for residents): SmartGuide + 2 drinks.
  • Gold ticket – 49€ (29€ for residents): Same as above + Private hall + VIP access (skip the line) + Surprise gift + free cancelation


 Children under 7 years-old go for free


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Casa Milà “La Pedrera”


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La Pedrera is located on the same avenue, Passeig de Gracia, and also holds wonderful summer evenings of jazz music concerts. Doors open at 8.15 pm for a visit of the attic and the concert starts at 8.45 pm. A drink on the rooftop will be offered to accompany the music. You can’t miss these spectacular events as they run every Friday and Saturday from 07th June to 14th September.


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The regular entrance ticket costs 36€. If you prefer a complete experience of Casa Milà, you can add a Night Experience tour to the Night Jazz for a total of 60€.


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14-15/06Drop Collective

21-22/06Joan Codina Sextet

28-29/06Gemma Abrié

05-06/07 – Alternatilla Jazz Band

12-13/07Eva Fernández Trio

19-20/07 – Jorge da Rocha Trio

26-27/07 – Rita Payés Quartet

02/08 – Nits Underpool: Sergi Felipe & Whisper Songs

03/08 – Nits Underpool – Two Horses

09-10/08 – Carlos Sarduy Trio

16-17/08 – Marco Mezquida & Manel Fortià

23-24/08 – Magalí Datzira Quintet

30/08 – Circuit Cabal Taller De Músics: MONIQUE MAKON & THE SOUL TITOO’S

31/08 – Circuit Cabal Taller De Músics: RAQUEL LÚA

06-07/09 – Miryam Latrece Quartet

13-14/09 – Joan Mar Sauqué


Palau Guell


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Palau Guell also holds unique events in the evenings from 04th July to 22th August. It consist of a guided visit combined with an exclusive soiree in the attic with live music, a glass of cava and some amuse bouches. Not to forget the best views and the whole experience in this beautiful modernist building! Tickets cost 35€ and there is limited availability; therefore, you’re interested then book now!

The closest metro station to Palau Guell is Liceu on the L3 as well as close to bus stops of lines V13, 59, 91, 120 and the Barcelona Bus Turistic.


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04/07 – The Lindy Hoppers

11/07 – The Oldians

18/07 – Wax and Boogie Rhythm Combo

25/07 – The Velvet Candles

01/08 – Alberto Tarín Trio

08/08 – Chino & The Big Bet

22/08 – The Kinki Coo Coo’s




It doesn’t stop there…if you are a film fan; you can head to up to Montjuic from 28th June to 02nd August to enjoy one of their open-air screenings in the gardens in Sala Montjuic. This event is more than just a film; the movie is now preceded by a live concert from local bands.


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The general admission is 6,50€  and tickets are free for children under 12. You also have options to buy tickets an eco-picnic  (extra 11€) or a guided tour (extra 5€). You can also rent loungers for the duration of the film for 3€.

If you’re planning to watch various film opt for the 3-session tickets (17€) or the 5-session one (22€).


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There is a free shuttle service that runs from Plaza Espanya between Reina Maria Cristina Av. and Paral·lel Av. before the film starts (08.15 until 09.30 PM) as well as one after the film ends (time depends on the film).


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28/06 – Carmen & Lola + Joina Live

01/07Cold War + Scaramouche Live

03/07 – Bohemian Rhapsody + Big Pocket Orchestra Live

05/07 Goodfellas + Alice and the Wonders Live

08/07 – Ladybird + Magnolia Live

10/07 – Green Book + Wom’s Collective Live

12/07 – Isle of Dogs + Sambala Live

15/07Pain and Glory + Magalí Datzira & Marc Martín Trio Live

17/07 – The Favourite + The Monkey Men Live

19/07 – Priscilla, Queen of the Desert + Monique Makoon and the Titoo’s Live

22/07 – Faces Places + EgoSex Live

24/07 – A star is born + Maio de Sal Live

26/07 – Kill Bill + Gemma Abrié SoloBasSing & Guests Live

29/07 – Some like it hot + Alexis Evans Live

31/07 – Into the Wild + Rita & Lucía Live

02/08 – Surprise Film + Ominira Live




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The ‘Centre de Cultura Contemporánia de Barcelona’ or CCCB proposes “Gandules”, a programme of open-air movies every week that are free to go and view. This year’s films are related to the Quantum exhibition and in which parallel universes, time travelling and the overthrowing of rational order are the main components.


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They set up deck chairs in the central courtyard of this beautiful old monastery and serve food and drinks from stands located in and around the venue. The films are shown in their original versions with English subtitles. They start at 10.00 p.m. but we recommend you to arrive earlier in order to get seats.


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The CCCB can be accessed from all train and metro lines as it is within close proximity to Universitat and Plaza Catalunya as well as many bus lines.





06/08 – High Life

07/08 – Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

08/08 – Ayudar al ojo humano

13/08 – Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

14/08 – Symbol (Shinboru)

15/08 – Mind Game (Maindo Gêmu)

20/08 – Fish and Cat (Mahi va gorbeh)

21/08 – Donnie Darko

22/08 – “Je t’aime, je t’aime” + “La Jetée”


Open-air cinema at the beach


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You can also head to the beach to enjoy a free open-air cinema every Thursday in Barcelona and Friday in Badalona. They are a free display of independent films, be sure to check the programme for Barcelona below .


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Programme (For Barcelona)


27/06 – Viaje al cuarto de una madre

04/07Bienvenida a Montparnasse

11/07Kubo y las dos cuerdas mágicas


25/07Carmen y Lola


Music in the Parks


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A series of free concerts are offered from 31st May until 30th August as part of the 24rd edition of the Music in the Parks (“Música als Parcs” in Catalan).


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Classical music, jazz, city-specific groups… There are no less than 44 free concerts in 34 green spaces in the city that take place throughout the summer. These will take place in several districts of the city, so please consult the programme for more precision.

For short, it’s THE good idea to enjoy the city, nature and music!


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Blues Night at Poble Espanyol


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Throughout the summer and until 29th of August, the most remarkable blues bands on the national blues scene will play their most beautiful songs. From the most melodic and sentimental to the most dynamic and rhythmic blues you can be seduced.

Every Thursday evening from 8 pm these talented artists will transform the Poble Espanyol into an open-air stage. Nine live acts will offer the public the best of blues. Outside, places are limited and you can enjoy a relaxed setting with bar. It is the 5th year that this event is realized that the fans of blues must not miss. To know more about Blues Night Poble Espanyol, click here.


Programme / Programación


21/06 – Wax & Boogie

04/07 – The Traitors

11/07 – The Red & the Rotten

25/07 – The Flat Pack

01/08 – Womblues

08/08 – Johnny Big Stone & The Blue Workers

15/08 – Chino & The Big Bet + Sax Attack

22/08 – The Ramblers

29/08 – Room 69




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From 04th July to 08th August, you will be able to watch a series of films and attend music performances. All of them are related to the exhibition “Espejos, dentro y fuera de la realidad” (Mirrors, inside and outside reality).

Musical performances by avant-garde artists start at 9.00 PM and last one hour.  The films will follow the performance. The entrance to the CosmoNoches includes access to the museum, the exhibition, the concert and the film.


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04/07Ready Player One

11/07Being John Malkovich

18/07Your Name


01/08Alice in Wonderland

08/08Matrix Reloaded


Caixa Forum


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Every Wednesday night this summer from 1st July 29th August, come and enjoy the performing arts, fine arts, dance, concerts and more.


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It is a flagship event for all music lovers and culture lovers. This is a great opportunity to meet the most challenging artists on the scene today.


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Find the whole list of events by clicking here.


Casa de les Punxes


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Every Friday from 14th June to 30th August, if you go to the lovely Casa de les Punxes you can delight your ears by listening to beautiful melodies and attending musical performances of jazz music and other styles! You can enjoy live music and gastronomy in a magnificent modernist monument.


The entrance includes:

– Free entry to exhibition of the main and rooftop

– Live concerts

– Free drink


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The free visit starts at 07.00 PM followed by the concert one hour later. The general admission is 25€ or 18.75€ for residents of Barcelona.


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14/06Monica Mussungo Duo (Jazz, Folk)

21/06 – Canela N’ Drama (Rumbeta Percusión)

05/07Casi el mejor trio de tu vida (Dixieland)

12/07Tina & Joe (Jazz, Soul)

19/07Scaramouche (Swing, Gypsy Jazz)

26/07Atenea Carter (Rythm and Blues)

02/08 – Yadira Ferrer (Cubana, Swing)

09/08Monica Mussungo Duo (Jazz, Folk)

16/08Casi el mejor trio de tu vida (Dixieland)

23/08 – Tina & Joe (Jazz, Soul)

30/08Canela N’ Drama (Rumbeta Percusión)


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The summer-long film festival broadcasts various series of short films organised by topics. As well as being free, the other plus of this event is that it’s outdoor. What another great plan to make the most of the warm summer night!

The event runs every Saturday from 8.00 p.m. in Jardines Elisava behind the Design Museum in Poblenou.




29/06: Voyage, voyage (Opening)

06/07: Comedy 1

13/07: Documentary

20/07: Creative advertising

27/07: Go Green

03/08: Indie Shorts

10/08: Sci-fi

17/08: Comedy 2

24/08: Erotic Short Films

31/08: Horror

0709: Animation

14/09: Trans Special

21/09: Best of summer 1

22/09: Best of summer 2

23/09: Best of summer 3





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