There is so much going on in July that it is difficult to say where you should be! Many of the usual organised walks are not on during the hot months of July and August, so check with your local Tourist Office or Town Hall to find out which ones are still on.
3rd -31st July 19th San Javier International Jazz Festival
See page 32 for more details.
T: 968 128 955 ext 1 – Mon Market
15th-23rd July Mar de Musica Festival in Cartagena
Sweden is this year's guest nation at this annual festival. There will be various free concerts throughout the city but the main venue is Parque Torres.
Tickets are available from Corte Ingles Mar Musicas
Tel 902 400 222
Djarabikan - 8pm – Free at Plaza de Ayuntamiento
Ala.N – 9.30pm – 10€ at Parque de Artilleria
Julian Marley & Bardello – 11pm at Auditorio Parque Torres
Emicida – 2am at Castillo Arabe
Gabacho Maroc – 8pm – Free at Plaza de Ayuntamiento
Anna Von Hausswolff – 9.30pm – 10€ at Parque de Artilleria
Fuel Fandango – 11pm – 25€ (including El Guincho) at Auditorio Parque Torres.
El Guincho – 2am at Castillo Arabe
Kolonien – 8pm – Free at Plaza de Ayuntamiento
Niño de Elche – 9.30pm – 5€ at Auditorio el Batel
Ballake Sissoko & Vincent Segal – 11pm – 10€ at Parque de Artilleria
Africa Salsa Orchestra – 8pm – Free at Plaza de Ayuntamiento
Viva Suecia – 8.30pm – Free at Plaza San Francisco
Anna Ternheim – 9.30pm – 10€ at Parque de Artilleria
Cheikh Lo – 11pm – 20€ at Auditorio el Batel
Niños de La Isla – 8pm – Free at Plaza de Ayuntamiento
Bosco – 8pm – Free at Plaza San Francisco
Hindi Zahra – 9.30pm - 10€ at Parque de Artilleria
Omara Portuondo & Diego 'El Cigala' – 11pm – 25€ at Auditorio Parque Torres
Vibra-tó – 7pm – Free at Plaza San Francisco
Rafven – 8pm – Free at Plaza de Ayuntamiento
Nunatak – 8.30pm – Free at Plaza San Francisco
La Maravillosa Orquesta del Alcohol 'La Moda'/Earth Wind & Fire Experience – 10pm – Free at Paseo area Auditorio el Batel
Billy Boom Band – 7pm – Free at Plaza San Francisco
Muerdo – 8.30pm – Free at Plaza de Ayuntamiento
Eska – 9.30pm – Free at Parque de Artilleria
Ariza – 11pm – 25€ at Auditorio Parque Torres
Buenos Dias Sol by Rio Vire – 7pm – Free at Plaza San Francisco
Hoffmaestro – 8pm – Free at Plaza de Ayuntamiento
Duo Orquesta Regalizes – 8.30pm – Free at Plaza San Francisco
Damien Jurado – 9.30pm – 10€ - Parque de Artilleria
Tindersticks – 11pm - 25€ (to include Maxida Marak) at Auditorio Parque Torres
Maxida Marak – 2am at Castillo Arabe
Spyrow – 8pm – Free at Plaza de Ayuntamiento
Jay Jay Johanson – 9.30pm – 10€ at Parque de Artilleria
Bob Hund/Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra – 11pm – 25€ (to include Club 8) at Auditorio Parque Torres
Club 8 – 2am at Auditorio Parque Torres
23rd – 31st July The Flamenco Festival in Lo Ferro, Roldan.
This Flamenco festival in the small town of Lo Ferro, Roldan, in the municipality of Torre Pacheco, has been running for more than 25 years and is one of the most highly regarded popular Flamenco festivals in the region. It consists of a series of musical shows, concerts, recitals and performances which have the flamenco theme as the common denominator throughout the fiesta. Lo Ferro, a small town of less than 500 inhabitants, enjoys flamenco with passion and even has its own flamenco singing style called La Ferreña, which was specially created for the festival by Antonio Díaz 'Fosforito' in 2003.
T: 968 541 614 - Tues Market
Saturday 2nd , 16th & 30th July– Free Guided Tour Condado De Roche, La Unión.
Saturday 2nd , 16th & 30th July – Free Walk along Miners Route La Union to Portman
Saturday 2nd , 16th & 30th July– Free Guided Tour of Historical La Union
T: 968 575 756 - Thurs Market
23rd and 24th – Summer Freak – These organised activities for the youngsters in the area will be held at the Municipal Sports Complex in Los Alcazares on Saturday 23rd from 10am-9pm and Sunday from 10am-8pm.
More information from www.summerfreak.es
San Pedro del Pinatar – Thurs Market
Friday 22nd July – Full Moon Walk in San Pedro
Sunday 31st July- Life In A Natural Beach with Posidonia Oceanica
Santiago de Ribera – Wed Market
Monday 11th July – Free Guided Walk of 1,000 steps round this beautiful part of the Mar Menor. 11am from Tourist Office
T: 968 571 704 – Thurs Market