Monday, August 31, 2009


Tuesday, 8 September

How old are these old rockers? Status Quo. Doesn't matter. Live at the Palma Arena. Go with No Frills Excursions. From 58 to 95 euros. Call No Frills on (0034) 971 897 066 -

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Sunday, August 30, 2009


Monday, 31 August
There will be a demonstration of an innovative all-in-one system of satellite internet, digital TV and VOIP (phone via internet) for businesses and homes at the Siesta 1 Apartments lounge, Avenida Pedro Mas y Reus, Puerto Alcúdia. Potentially very interesting, especially as there is no need for Telefonica. From 10:00 till 20:00.

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Thursday, August 27, 2009

BEATA FIESTA 2009 - SANTA MARGALIDA (selected events)

The Beata fiesta in Santa Margalida is considered to feature some of the most traditional aspects of Mallorcan fiestas, most obviously the actual celebration of the Beata Santa Catalina Thomas.

Here is a list of some selected events:

Saturday, 29 August
19:30: Mass. Santa Margalida choir. Place: parish church.

22:30: Dance. Performances by Aires Vileras and Música Nostra. Place: Plaça de la Vila.

Sunday, 30 August
19:30: Mass and prayer for the fiestas. Followed by jazz concert with group Jazztabé (sax, keyboards, bass and drums). Place: parish church.

Tuesday, 1 September
20:30: Master classes of pilates, aerobics and spinning and also rhythmic gymnastics. Place: Plaça de la Vila.

Wednesday, 2 September
18:00: "Water park". Place: Plaça de la Vila.

22:00: Glosada. This is a form of unaccompanied folk singing. Place: Plaça de la Vila.

Thursday, 3 September
21:30: Playback and presentation of youth singing. Place: Plaça de la Vila.

Friday, 4 September
23:00: Fire run with demons. Place: Plaça de la Vila.

24:00: Rock, pop and electronic music night. Groups - Mar de Dudas and Pirates Pirats and DJs Butxe and Vives. Place: Plaça de la Vila.

00:30: House project and rock underground. Place: Pub Es Colomer.

Saturday, 5 September
17:00: Traditional races with accompaniment by pipers and whistlers.

19:30: Performance by the pipers and whistlers and Santa Margalida music band. Place: Plaça de la Vila.

22:30: Saturday party. Groups Tres Kaires, Oasis, Ballàfasuà, Horris Kamoi. Place: Plaça de la Vila.

00:30: DJs. Place: Pub Es Colomer.

Sunday, 6 September (day of La Beata)
10:00: Exit of the demons.

11:00: Solemn mass. Also with choir, Santa Margalida music band, pipers and whistlers. Place: parish church.

17:30: Floats through streets in the centre of the town.

21:00: The Beata procession.

24:00: Grand party. Performance by Julio Simfonic, Romàntics and Fenomenas Band. Place: Plaça de la Vila.

Monday, 7 September
22:00: Theatre night (Catalan). Place: Plaça de la Vila and then the Grand Fireworks Display.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009


The football season is back and so are the No Frills' trips to Mallorca's home games. The first one of the season is against Xerez.

Sunday, 30 August, Kick-off at 17:00.

Prices: 46 or 52 euros, children 20 or 25 euros. The prices include match entrance, transport, guide and transport insurance.

No Frills contact - (0034) 971 897 066

Bookings for No Frills can be made at their offices in Puerto Alcúdia on the above number or at numerous other sales points including most hotels.

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Monday, August 24, 2009


Tuesday, 25 August

From 21:00: Black and white party. Come in black and white. Prizes!! DJ Pereta with music from the 70s to the 90s. Shamrock Bar, C. Torreta, Puerto Alcúdia (opposite the main parking in the port).

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This is the full schedule for the Alcúdia Jazz season.

Friday, 28 August
22:00: Apache Band. Latin jazz fused with Afro-Cuban rhythms and a touch of flamenco. Isis "Apache" Montero (piano), Luis Depestre (sax), Benji "Habichuela" (congas), Raúl Martínez (bass), Julio Miguel Martínez (drums).
Place: terrace of Biblioteca Can Torró, C. Serra. Free with invitation available from the Biblioteca or Caixa Colonya bank or for the first 50 who buy a subscription to the jazz season (50 euros from the auditorium for the four subsequent concerts) there will be free entrance. Information: 971 89 71 85.

Saturday, 5 September
22:00: Giulia Valle (double bass), Martí Serra (tenor and soprano sax), Gorka Benítez (tenor sax), Albert Bover (piano), David Xirgu (drums).
Place: Alcúdia Auditorium. Price: 12 euros.

Saturday, 12 September
22:00: Eliane Elias (piano and vocals), Marc Johnson (double bass), Rubens de la Corte (guitar), Rafael Barata (drums).
Place: Alcúdia Auditorium. Price: 25 euros.

Saturday, 19 September
22:00: Biel Ballester Trio. Ballester (guitar), Leandro Hipaucha (double bass), Graci Pedro (rhythm guitar).
Place: Alcúdia Auditorium. Price: 12 euros.

Saturday, 26 September
22:00: Pegasus. Santi Arisa (drums), Josep Mas "Kitflus" (keyboards), Max Sunyé (guitar), Rafael Escoté (bass), Dan Arisa (percussion).
Place: Alcúdia Auditorium. Price: 20 euros.

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Sunday, August 23, 2009


Lanterns Fiesta
Monday, 24 August
21:15: The traditional Fiesta of the Lanterns. Procession from the town hall.

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Friday, August 21, 2009

ALCUDIA AUGUST - Open-air theatre 21 August

Friday, 21 August
22:00: Malsavia Produccions and their Tallats de Lluna. Place: Roman theatre. Free

Thursday, August 20, 2009


Thursday, 20 August
21:00: Jam session for all - musicians and non-musicians. Prizes and surprises. Shamrock Bar, C. Torreta, Puerto Alcúdia (opposite the main parking in the port).

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009


Friday, 21 August
20:00: Art i Copes. Celebration of works of local art, accompanied by the giants of Pollensa, pipers Xeremiers Orats and cava. Different locations meeting at the lookout point in Cala Barques and then to Bar Windsurf, Hotel Cala San Vicente, Hostal Oriola and Hotel Molins.

Saturday, 22 August
20:00: Procession with the Pollensa drum and bugle band.

20:00: Opening of tasting of wines. Place: the lookout at Cala Barques.

20:30: Ball de Bot. Traditional folk dance with Al-nyad and pipers - Xeremiers de Son Roca.

22:30: Music with Wonderbrass and Glasford and the Providence. Place: Plaça dels Pins.

23:30: Music from the '70s with the group Piscis. Place: Cala Molins.

Sunday, 23 August
10:00: Competition of sub-aqua photography. Place: Cala Molins.

19:30: Coves (caves) de l'Alzinaret. Children's workshop and guided visit of the caves.

21:00: Granissat (a granissat is a form of crushed-ice drink usually with cava). Place: Cala Molins.

22:00: Performance by the Pollensa music band, fireworks and demons. Place: Cala Molins.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

ALCUDIA AUGUST - Nights on the terrace 19 August

Wednesday, 19 August
22:00: Tina Manresa Quartet. Combination of fado with bossanova.
Place: terrace of Biblioteca Can Torró, C. Serra. Free.

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Monday, August 17, 2009


Tuesday, 18 August

21:00: Hawaiian party with DJ Pereta playing the best beach music. Shamrock Bar, C. Torreta, Puerto Alcúdia (opposite the main parking in the port).

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Sunday, August 16, 2009


Ball de Bot
Sunday, 16 August
20:30: Traditional Mallorcan folk dance with Sarau Alcudienc. Place: Paseo Marítimo, Puerto Alcúdia.

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Friday, August 14, 2009


Saturday, 15 August

Mare de Déu d'Agost. This is a celebration across the island. The major event in the north is in Can Picafort, where the climax of the fiesta fortnight occurs. As a reminder of events on 15 August in Can Picafort, the main attractions are:

12:00: Traditional liberating on the ducks (rubber). Place: in front of the hotel Mar y Paz.

24:00: Grand fireworks display: Place: Plaça Cervantes.

In Alcúdia, there is a more subdued celebration:
22:00: Traditional concert for Mare de Déu d'Agost with the Alcúdia Municipal Band. Place: Plaça de les Verdures.

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Thursday, August 13, 2009

ALCUDIA AUGUST - Open-air theatre 14 August

Friday, 14 August

22:00: Voramar Teatre presents Jordi Dandí o El Marit Confós. (In Catalan.) Place: Roman theatre. Free.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009


From Wednesday, 12 August to Tuesday, 18 August:
Gran Circo Royal. The circus comes to town - again.
On the waste ground by the Magic roundabout, Puerto Alcúdia.
First day, price 8 euros. Afterwards? Phone number for sales: 902 906 560

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Monday, August 10, 2009


Each Wednesday, Friday and Saturday there is a market in the Paseo Marítimo (promenade) in Puerto Alcúdia. This features games, theatre, paintings and batucadas (drum sambas). The times are 19:00-23:00.

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Sunday, August 09, 2009

ALCUDIA AUGUST - Nights on the terrace 11 August

Tuesday, 11 August
22:00: The group Yàrdem plays musical typical of Sephardic Jews of Spain and Portugal.
Place: terrace of Biblioteca Can Torró, C. Serra. Free.

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Tuesday, August 04, 2009

ALCUDIA AUGUST - Open-air theatre 6/7 August

Thursday, 6 August
20:00: The company Sebas presents the children's show "Acorde". Place: Red gate. Free.

Friday, 7 August
22:00: Ganes de Mus by the group Petita Pàtria. Place: Roman theatre. Free.

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Monday, August 03, 2009


Thursday, 20 August
21:30: Moscow Ballet presents Swan Lake.
Place: Auditorium Alcúdia. Prices: 35 and 45 euros. Information: 971 897 185.

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Sunday, August 02, 2009

ALCUDIA AUGUST - Nights on the terrace 4 August

Tuesday, 4 August
19:00: El Deschave. Argentinian quartet that plays different styles of tango.
Place: terrace of Biblioteca Can Torró, C. Serra, Alcúdia. Free.

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