Thursday, June 25, 2009


UPDATED - Further concert added for 8 July and that for 15 August is now 16 August.

Pollensa Music Festival 2009
All concerts are staged in the cloister of San Domingo in Pollensa. Tickets can be bought from the tourist offices in Pollensa and Puerto Pollensa, and also from Ull Viu bookshop, Plaça Almoina 1, Pollensa and from the festival office at C. Guillem Cifre de Colonya (971 534 011).


Friday, 3 July:
Joan Manuel Serrat (guitarist singer-songwriter) presents Serrat 100x100. Prices: 50.00 / 40.00.

Wednesday, 8 July:
Les Noces de Fígaro - Mozart. Free. Time: 21:00.

Saturday, 11 July:
Tony Hadley and the Barcelona Jazz Orchestra. Prices: 40.00 / 30.00.

Saturday, 18 July:
Diego El Cigala (flamenco). Prices: 40.00 / 30.00.

Wednesday, 5 August:
Jennifer Larmore (mezzosoprano) and Opus Five. Prices: 30.00 / 20.00.

Saturday, 8 August:
Joanna MacGregor (piano). Prices: 30.00 / 20.00.

Wednesday, 12 August:
Francisco Garcia Fullana (violin). Prices: 30.00 / 20.00.

Sunday, 16 August:
Ainhoa Arteta (soprano). Prices: 40.00 / 30.00.

Thursday, 20 August:
Twelve cellists from the Berlin Philarmonic. Prices: 40.00 / 30.00.

Saturday, 22 August:
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra. Prices: 45.00 / 35.00.

Wednesday, 26 August:
Netherlands Blazers Ensemble. Prices: 30.00 / 20.00.

Saturday, 29 August:
London Community Gospel Choir. Prices: 40.00 / 30.00.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009


Trobada de Músics per la Llengua - Pollensa
Saturday, 27 June: From 17:00, Pollensa will be staging, at five different venues, the tenth "meeting of musicians for the language", a one-day music festival devoted to bands and DJs operating in the Catalan language. The event comes under the auspices of the organisation "Músics per la Llengua" which was formed in 2000 with the idea of developing the recognition of music in Catalan in the Balearics and to the promotion of acts that perform in Catalan.

Among the different acts participating are:

Antònia punk, Arpellots Havaneres Band, Barrumbada, Culibrou, DJ Kat, Doradella, Es Reboster, Germans Martorell, Glosamusikada, Gonelles morts, Guillem Sansó, Herbes Dolces, Inventari, Katau, L’Atelier, L’équilibriste, Lluci Villalonga R’n'r band, Nicolau, Nua, Oliva Trencada, Quart creixent, Si tot va bé, Skagerrak, Suasi, Tiu y Torrat i bullit.
All concerts are free.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009


This is the schedule for the summer at Shamrock Irish Bar, C. Torreta, Puerto Alcúdia (by Hotel Piscis and the main parking).

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: Karaoke and quiz with Martin from 20:00
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays: Acoustic live music - pop and rock - with Jono Jack from 21:00
Sundays: Hacha - live music guitar and vocals - classic rock and pop. From 21:00

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Monday, June 22, 2009


Annual Animal Charity Day
in aid of Victoria's Animal Refuge, Alcúdia
Sat 27th June 10.30am to 2.30pm
all for a good cause, all welcome

why? to raise money for essential shade covers and splash pools to keep the dogs cool in the searing summer heat
what? bargains galore including clothes, pet accessories, books, bric-a-brac, etc…
where? Little Britain Supermarket's terrace, Port of Alcúdia
more info? for more info or donations of second hand goods or pet food please call Steve Cameron 971 89 79 45

Pet Food Appeal – 250 Cans
As animal feed is one of the largest running costs for Victoria's Animal Refuge we are running an appeal to collect as much pet food as possible during the month of June. We are asking people to put a few cans of dog or cat food in their shopping basket when they are out doing their weekly shopping. Just drop off the cans at Little Britain Supermarket before the end of June. Our target is 250 cans.

Victoria’s Animal Refuge
is a non-profit charity organization with 3 main objectives:-
to fight against animal cruelty and the massive pet abandonment
to give financial support to local animal shelters
to promote adoptions of these shelter animals

Little Britain Supermarket
is located at Calle Hosteleria 4, Port of Alcúdia. 971 89 79 45

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Sunday, June 21, 2009


Saturday, 4 July. The fifth alternative music festival to be held in Pollensa. Features Mallorcan groups - Dinamo, Los Primos, Black Voltors, Bleed de Man, Prosthetics, Diabólicos, Breathless, Main Line 10, One Foot. After the concerts there will be an "electronic tent" with drum and bass and trance with the DJs Loop Stepwalker, Dark Basser, Mixim, Vigueret and Pascual.

Everything starts at 17:00 and goes on till approximately 03:00. Place: the old football arena (Can Escarrintxo). Entry fee: 6 euros.

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Saturday, June 20, 2009


This is nothing like the Puerto Alcúdia fiesta. A minor event by comparison.

Happens around the pier area.

Sunday 28 June

19:00. Procession with giants and the "caparrots" (head masks), accompanied by the pipers, Xeremiers Orats.

20:00. Sardine evening. Accompaniment by group Mare Nostrum.

Monday, 29 June
11:00. Solemn mass. The church of Mare de Déu del Carme.

20:00. Children's party and then night spectacular - dance and humour.

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Friday, June 19, 2009


Saturday, 20 June: Arte Corale, Russian choral group that captures the essence of the singing of Russian Orthodox monks.
Place: Santo Domingo cloister, Pollensa. Time: 22:00. Price: 25 euros (in advance tickets can be bought from the Pollensa and Puerto Pollensa tourist offices).

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Saturday, June 13, 2009


Sant Pere (San Pedro, Saint Peter) 2009 - Puerto Alcúdia

Saturday, 20 June:
22:00. Fourteenth festival of the bands, with the S'Almudaina Music Band and the Alcúdia Municipal Music Band. Place: Paseo Marítimo.

Wednesday, 24 June:
22:00. Outdoor cinema. "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" (in Catalan). Place: Paseo Marítimo.

Thursday, 25 June:
18:00. San Pedro market. Place: Paseo Marítimo.

From 19:30. Eighteenth party for Alcúdia Radio. Procession from Es Clot beach (Barcares) via Alcúdia town and along C. Teodoro Canet into the port and paseo. Accompanied by the giants of Alcúdia and then supper for everyone.

22:30. Fire run and demons. From Xara beach (by the marina) along the paseo to the old pier.

Friday, 26 June:
18:00. San Pedro market. Place: Paseo Marítimo.

18:30. Children's games. Place: old pier.

22:00. Folk dance and music ("ball de bot") with Sarau Alcudienc, Quart Creixent, Música Nostra. Place: Paseo Marítimo.

Saturday, 27 June:
10:00. Beach volleyball and football-volley tournaments. Place: sports beach Ciudad Blanca (at the top of the Bellevue Mile).

10:30. Sandcastle tournament. Place: Xara beach (by the marina).

17:00-20:30 (and also Sunday). Photography exhibition dedicated to fisherman craft. Place: Fishermen's brotherhood building on the old pier.

18:00. San Pedro market. Place: Paseo Marítimo.

19:00. Modern ballroom dancing display. Place: Paseo Marítimo.

21:00. "Fidevada". A supper that features fideua, noodles that are sometimes used for paella. Price: 6 euros. Place: Fishermen's brotherhood building on the old pier.

22:30: Dance and music with the groups Orquestra Mediterrani and Romantics. Place: Paseo Marítimo.

Sunday, 28 June:
16:30. Finals of beach volleyball and football-volley tournaments. Place: sports beach Ciudad Blanca (at the top of the Bellevue Mile).

18:00. San Pedro market. Place: Paseo Marítimo.

18:30. Children's party. Place: Paseo Marítimo.

21:30. Sardines and performance (generally of fishermen's and sea songs) by the group Sotavent. Price: 1 euro. Place: Moll Vell (old pier), Paseo Marítimo.

Monday, 29 June (San Pedro)
11:00. Procession with the Alcúdia Municipal Music Band.

11:15. Gathering of Alcúdia Fishermen with the Alcúdia Municipal Band. Place: Plaça Constitucio, Alcúdia and then meeting in front of the Fishermen's brotherhood building (11:30) and then finally to the port's church.

12:00. Solemn Mass at the Puerto Alcúdia church, C/. Hostaleria.

18:00. San Pedro market. Place: Paseo Marítimo.

19:00. Mass and the departure of the image of Sant Pere (San Pedro) from the Puerto Alcúdia church, C/. Hostaleria.

22:00. Party night with performance by one of Mallorca's top singers and guitarists Tomeu Penya with his band. Place: Paseo Marítimo.

00:30. Grand fireworks display by the Paseo Marítimo.

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Friday, June 12, 2009


The programme "Diversons", under the auspices of L'Obra Social La Caixa, is an initiative to bring together, through music, different cultures. The programme visits different locations within Spain. To celebrate this year's event, there will be two concerts performed in the Plaça Major in Pollensa old town.

Friday, 19 June: Yardem. This singing group is dedicated to a musical tradition of the Sephardic Jews, those of Spanish or Portuguese descent. Time: 22:00.

Friday, 26 June: Cu-Bop. This music is a mix of Cuban jazz and Afro rhythms. The leader of the the band, pianist Luis "Tito" Poyatos, is steeped in a Latin jazz tradition and the band draws on a wide number of influences including that of Dizzy Gillespie. Time: 22:00.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009


Muro - Fiesta Sant Joan 2009

This is an extract of events at this fiesta which are likely to be of interest to an international audience.

13 June: Horse festival. Time: 20:30. Fire run in Plaça dels Abeuradors and then DJ Gasofa.

14 June: Giants. Times: 11:30 Gathering in C. Santa Anna. 12:00 Procession. 12.30 Dance

19 June: From 22:00 in Plaça Comte d'Empúries. Orchestras Viena and Romàntics From 24:00 in Plaça de Santa Catalina Thomàs bands Tribut AC/DC, Actitud, We Are Standard and EME DJ.

20 June: Sant Joan Muro Night Fever from 23:00 in Plaça Comte d'Empúries. Val 9, DJ Xim i Parrús, DJ Juan Campos.

21 June: 18:30 Bullfight, featuring El Cordobés (the younger).

23 June: Great spectacular show from 22:30 in Plaça Major. "3 Continents" with Lord of the Dance, Amazing Mongolia and Màgic Cloquell.

24 June: From 21:30 in Plaça Comte d'Empúries. Il Divo Simfònic. Followed by Piromusical (fireworks).

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