Tag Archives: Palau Sant Jordi

Favourite Gig: Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons are back in Barcelona six years after their last visit. Since then their popularity has only grown, so they’re out to fill up the Palau Sant Jordi this time around. The band got their start in West London in 2007 by multi-instrumentalists Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall and Ted Dwane playing what was then called the new wave of English folk. In 2009 they released their first album, ‘Sigh no More’, which helped them make a name for themselves on the world pop scene. They’re back with several Grammys on their shelves to present their fourth album, ‘Delta’ (2018).

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Favourite Gig: Florence + The Machine

Florence + The Machine and their epic sound are back in Barcelona to present their fourth album, ‘High as Hope’ (2018), the majority of which was written composed and recorded by Florence Welch herself, and finished up in Los Angeles along with producer Emilie Haynie. This album also features collaborations with Jamie xx, Kamasi Washington, Sampha, Tobias Tess Jr. and Kelsey Lu. This time around you’ll see a more transparent Florence, singing unreservedly about her fears. Tonight at Palau Sant Jordi.

Favourite Gig: :Arcade Fire

Canadian superstars Arcade Fire, who’ve crushed all their live shows in our fair city, from their memorable concert in 2016 at Razzmatazz to a massive set at the 2017 Primavera Sound Festival, are back in town to wow fans once again, this time tonight at Palau Sant Jordi. Their infallible power pop led by Win Butler and Régine Chassagne is sure to bring about yet another collective catharsis on this tour where they present their fifth album, ‘Everything Now’ (2017).

The muses of La Musa: ‘Lana del Rey’

American pop diva Lana Del Rey, who’s created an aura of a cult star around herself, especially since the release of her 2011 release ‘Video Games’ and her languid retro look, comes to Barcelona during her ‘La to the Moon’ tour as she presents her fifth album, ‘Lust for Life’ (2017). No doubt her most ardent fans will be queuing up at Palau Sant Jordi for days, come rain or come shine, to get as close as they can to one of the biggest fan phenomena in recent times, and on top of that she’s touring what could be her best album to date. Before we will enjoy Cat Power.

Le Classique: Depeche Mode

The British trio of Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher, a classic of synth pop since their debut in the early 1980s, are in Barcelona with their The Global Spirit Tour, in support of their 14th album, ‘Spirit’ (2017), which follows 2013’s, ‘Delta Machine’. If you missed the a few years ago, now’s your chance to see what all your friends were raving about, and hopefully dance around like mad to Depeche Mode favourites like ‘Enjoy the Silence’, ‘Just Can’t Get Enough’ and ‘Personal Jesus’. There’s a reason they’ve sold more than 100 million albums throughout their illustrious career. Tonight at Palau Sant Jordi.

El fenomen Ed Sheeran

El britànic Ed Sheeran sembla que ha començat el 2017 amb molta força. Col·locant ‘Shape of you’ i ‘Castle in the hill’, els primers singles del seu nou disc, ‘÷’ (2017) a les posicions més altes de les llistes d’èxits tant al seu país com al mercat nord-americà, ens fa pronosticar que aquest serà un dels millors anys de l’artista i compositor supervendes britànic. Aquesta nit al Sant Jordi.

4Ever The Cure

The Cure ha inclòs Barcelona a la gira de 30 concerts en 17 països d’Europa que farà a la tardor del 2016, la seva primera gran gira pel vell continent des del 2008. Si no comptem el seu llarg concert al Primavera Sound 2012 que la banda no feia parada a la ciutat des d’aleshores.

La gira The Cure 2016 ens portarà la banda de Robert Smith i el seu famós pintallavis vermell MAC Ruby Woo repassant 37 anys de temes de The Cure, barrejant èxits, rareses i temes fins ara inèdits en un nou xou que ningú sap quantes hores es pot arribar a allargar. Aquest dissabte 26 de novembre al Palau Sant Jordi. Els acompanyaren com a teloners The Twilight Sad.