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Live your midsummer night’s dream in La Pedrera

The most magical nights of Barcelona are here: a unique experience to enjoy La Pedrera at night, with live jazz music and one of the most spectacular views of the city. Come and enjoy it!

Summer nights includes a free visit to Espai Gaudí, a visual journey through the work of this singular architect, followed by a drink in the rooftop, a landmark that invites us to live as ever, architecture, night, city and music.

In this issue we present a series of proposals with the most representative jazz made in Barcelona combined with international figures to offer a superb soundtrack to enjoy the summer alive nights. You can check the complete August schedule, and do not forget to buy your tickets.

August 7-8: ÀRID FEAT. KATHRYN CHRISTIE

While preparing his second album after the success of his first self-titled album, released with Whatabout Music, Arid gives us the opportunity to enjoy his collab with American singer Kathryn Christie, resident in New York. She has been finalist of the most prestigious vocal jazz contest, Sarah Vaughan 2014, and was honored by both Downbeat magazine in the category of solo singer in 2011 and 2012 as the best vocal jazz group in 2012. A unique and unrepeatable proposal.

August 14-15: GARCIA / RICHARDSON / WARBURTON THREE

Three Americans, two of Kansas (Logan and Tom) and one of New York (Rob) meet in La Pedrera to offer a warm and energetic Jazz nights , with original compositions and standards. A unique opportunity to listen to this trio of musicians recognized internationally. An unforgettable experience on the terrace to delight us with their music.

August 21-22: THE THREEJAY FEAT. DAVID PASTOR

Threejay is the name of the jazz trio formed by Joan Solana (piano), Josep Colls (bass guitar) and Joan Carles Marí (drums) in late 2011. Soon, the band started composing their own songs and adapted jazz standards as they liked it. The young band noted for its freshness, energy, dynamism and interaction, and is therefore a proposal whose most characteristic elements are, among others, compositions with particular colors and evocative landscapes that reminds us a soundtrack. In addition, for these two concerts in La Pedrera, also they will have a special guest: the great trumpeter David Pastor.

August 28-29: GUILLEM ARNEDO BAND & CELESTE ALÍAS

Guillem Arnedo Band & Celeste Alías is a union of musicians who love jazz vocal tradition of great singers like Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and Nat King Cole. They interpret standard mythic themes of composers like Porter, Carmichael or Hammertsein, among others. The energy of the band revolves around the text and melody, masterfully played by renowned singer Celeste Alías, leaving right spaces for improvisation, always understood as the organic part of it.

Did you like our proposal? Well, do not hesitate to enjoy the best tapas and cocktails in the area. Our bartender awaits you with delicious proposals and pairings. See you at Caspe 22?

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