Spring Flamenco Nights in Velez-Malaga


If you’re in the Axarquia or have friends, family or guests with you this Easter and want to catch some of the very best flamenco to be seen for many a long mile, Velez-Malaga’s the place to be over the next couple of weeks.

Next Nights – Flamenco During Easter

Coming into Velez to see some of the Semana Santa processions? Then make the most of your visit and catch some authentic flamenco on the same night. There’s flamenco at 20.00hrs on Thursday, Friday and Saturday during Easter week.

When: Thursday 29th, Friday 30th and Saturday 31st March; Starts at 20:00 and finishes 21.30hrs – Still plenty of time to see processions before and after. See the itinerary here.

Who: Samaruco Flamenco. This group of young, passionate flamenco artists from Velez, Malaga and Cadiz have played worldwide fusing their melodic flavour of flamenco to constantly develop their sound. Mamen Ruiz’s beautiful voice is accompanied by skilled violinist Emilio Martin and guitarist Ruben Portillo. The dancer, Rebeca Lauret, is a flamenco and sevillanas teacher as well as a regular professional dancer in clubs in Malaga city.

Where: Peña Flamenca Niño de Vélez (Calle Tejeda, 10, Vélez-Málaga)

Price: €15

Like the sound of these Easter flamenco nights in Velez? To book tickets in advance, call 651 332 750. Or find out more on Flamenco Abierto’s Facebook page.

We’ll see you there.

Past Events in March

Flamenco at Pena Nino de Velez

When: Friday 23rd March; 22:00

Who: Sara Carnero (dance) and Jose Manuel Fernandez (voice). Sara Carnero is a superb dancer from Malaga city. This is her first performance in Velez. Being the niece of the world-famous flamenco dancer La Lupi, Sara is following in her aunt’s footsteps and set for world domination. Jose Manuel Fernandez (see above) is a powerful singer and great performer. (The first time I saw Jose Manuel live he made me cry!) See a star on the rise and a magical night of grassroots flamenco this Friday.

Where: Peña Flamenca Niño de Vélez (Calle Tejeda, 10, Vélez-Málaga)

Carmen Camacho

When: Wednesday 28th February / Day of Andalucia at 20:00; and Friday 2nd March at 22:00

Who: Carmen Camacho (dance)

Where: Peña Flamenca Niño de Vélez (Calle Tejeda, 10, Vélez-Málaga)

Price: €10

When: Thursday 8th March / International Women’s Day; 21:00

Who: Mujer Klórica “Una Nueva Sociedad”

Where: Museo de Vélez-Málaga, MUVEL (Calle Dr. Jiménez Poey, 1, Vélez-Málaga)

Price: Free

Naike Ponce

When: Friday 9th March; 22:00.

Who: Naike Ponce (voice) and Maria La Manzanilla (dance)

Where: Peña Flamenca Niño de Vélez (Calle Tejeda, 10, Vélez-Málaga)

Price: €10

Rocio Cabrera

Find out more about flamenco in Velez.

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