this weekend is dedicated euro fans And nostalgic for the wickedest party in Barcelona: the former will be able to experience the first official party in the entire continent before the final in Liverpool. The latter celebrates the 40th anniversary of Sala Sidecar with a marathon of concerts, parties and talks tracing the city’s musical history. And for everyone else, EL PAÍS recommends afternoon walks between gourmet bikini restaurants and concerts.
Eurovision Party at Sant Jordi Club
it’s a dream for anyone song fest fans, Who remembers who represented Albania 10 years ago or what was the position of Spain in 1993. Tomorrow, from 7:00 pm and for 4 hours, more than 20 performances will be held, according to its organizers, “the closest experience to a real Eurovision final”. Presenters such as Sharon will give way to songs from 15 of the 37 delegates who will compete in the Liverpool final (Blanca Paloma will not be missing), and there will also be room for nostalgia: 20 years later and for the first time ever, Catelyn Beth will perform tell me,
Sidecar Room’s 40th Anniversary
“If you do what you love, it always ends well.” With this formula, one of the most prestigious rooms in the city, located in Plaza Reial, has been operating since 1982. 40 years of life that is celebrated by opening 40 consecutive hours: “a cultural marathon”, as defined by Roberto. Tierz, director of the room. It all starts this afternoon (7PM), when Gerard Quintana, Santi Balms and The New Ramon will speak at the “Where Do We Come From?” talk show. And tomorrow, at the same time, new musical references like Alize, Mushka or Yago Alcover will ask themselves “Where are we going?” This marathon also includes a Rock Hot Chocolate for the little ones, a Red Room concert, and two nights of DJs and dance music until dawn.
Lunch and dinner in bikini on Mandari Street
One would not think that, in this place located on the busiest street in the upper area, the specialty is what many people decide to have for breakfast in any bar and that is called only in Barcelona. At BYKYNY BCN (Calle Mandri, 24) one can eat sandwiches with classic combinations such as Iberian ham with Gruyère or sobrasada from Mallorca or more surprising ones such as roast loin with mustard or beef sirloin tartare. All with quality products that emanate from a modern kitchen in full view of all diners. It was two brothers who executed the idea in 2020: a few days after the pandemic began, they decided to make home deliveries on their motorcycles. Now on its recently opened terrace, the cuisine can also be enjoyed during lunch time (every day) or dinner (Monday to Saturday).
Lauren Nine: Street Music Saturday
Enjoy a ticketless concert while strolling the town square or commercial avenue. is tomorrow last day of sons of the city: Jazz, funk or soul will be heard live in venues such as the Mercat de la Barceloneta in Gracia, the Gala·la Placidia or the Plaça de Evissa in Horta. But the most recommended will be at Rambla Fabra i Puig 47: Lauren Nine will perform, one of the city’s new female voices who mix the best of rap, hip hop or R&B. Anyone who listens to her will definitely want to check her out on Spotify or see where she performs next.
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