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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

from 13 January, 2019


20:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
On the occasion of the exhibition Castelao Maxistral, the Real Filharmonía de Galicia, with Paul Daniel as its titular conductor, will offer a concert at the Museo Centro Gaiás with a very special programme based on an anthology of works and authors through we will be able to ...
21:30 | Sala Capitol
Rels B is one of the worst kept secrets of hip hop in Spanish. He has more than 20 videos that surpass the million hits -several even surpassing 10 million-, his tours in Spain and Latin America hang the poster of "Sold Out" with weeks in advance, is respected by the old and new hip hop guard...
19:30 | Sala Capitol
The metal band Toundra have just released a new album called Vortex, the fifth of their career, which has undoubtedly become one of the albums of the year. After their extensive tour of Europe and summer festivals, they return in winter to the northwest of the peninsula to present this new work...
25/01/2019 - 26/01/2019
21:30 | Sala Capitol
Vitalist, cheerful, expansive... Andrés Suárez returns with El corazón me arde, the first preview of his new album, which will be released next June. Electric guitars and organs drive this powerful theme with a treatment of authentic rock, a song that leaves behind old...
Sala Malatesta
21:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Rhodes has become one of the main disseminators of classical music in the world, thanks to his tours and concerts in all kinds of festivals and halls, and several documentaries about his figure filmed with the complicity of British television channels. Revered by critics for his irreverent and...
11/04/2019 - 20/04/2019
From April 11 to 20, the fourth edition of the cycle 'De lugares e órganos' with concerts, itineraries to discover the  heritage,  projections and conversations with artists is celebrated. +Info      
21:00 | Sala Capitol
'Familia Caamagno' presents their new album 'Había que intentalo' with a concert in the Sala Capitol in which 'Oh Ayatollah' will also participate. +Info
The Municipal Band of Santiago offers a special Easter concert in the Monastery of San Domingos de Bonaval.
22:00 | Sala Capitol
Compostela musician Adrián Costa returns home for Christmas. It will be the premiere of his new proposal, with a new band and a new repertoire full of surprises... If with Adrián Costa & The Criers he has already made a leap from music with black roots to rock, now he's making...
07/06/2019 - 27/06/2019
From June 7 to 27, Santiago will host the Contemporary Music Days 2019, which will be held under the subtitle of 'DIÁSPORA', since all the programming will revolve around composers and performers who develop their careers outside their place of birth. Thus, from different parts of the...
08/06/2019 - 25/08/2019
20:30 | Plaza de Praterías
Begins the 2019 edition of the cycle: "Música no Camiño" that will bring the performance of 20 music bands to Santiago de Compostela. The performances will take place in the months of June, July and August at Praza das Praterías at 8:30 pm. +Info  
20:00 | Plaza de Platerías
The 'Banda Municipal de Santiago' will perform on Thursday, June 27, at 8:00 pm, atPraza das Praterías, directed by Casiano Mouriño Maquieira. +Info
20:30 | Teatro Principal
TALLER ATLÁNTICO CONTEMPORÁNEO Director: Diego García Rodríguez +Info  
21:30 | Sala Capitol
Jaime Buenaventura is a young pop-rock musician and composer in Spanish. With his catchy refrains and acid lyrics, the Madrilenian is presented as an eclectic artist who can intuit influences as varied as Pete Doherty, Ivan Ferreiro and Andres Calamaro, among others. +Info    
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
BANDA MUNICIPAL DE MÚSICA DE SANTIAGO Director: Casiano Mouriño Maquieira +Info  
28/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
16:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Under the artistic direction of Quique Peón, the 'Serán'02' will take place on June 28, 29 and 30 and will include concerts by Galician and non-Galician bands, as well as children's groups. Workshops for children, master classes, dance workshops, conferences, an exhibition of...
On Saturday, June 29 at 9pm, a concert of the  'Coro Cardenal Quiroga de la Catedral de Santiago' will take place at the Igrexa da Universidade, together with the 'Coral Polifónica de Caldas de Reis'. Admission to the event is...
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
On Wednesday, July 3, at 8:30 pm., the 'Real Filharmonía de Galicia' will be performing at the Auditorium of Galicia with the following training: Maximino Zumalave, director Xosé Antón Comesaña, clarinet Luís López, violin and Marta Rodríguez,...
04/07/2019 - 17/07/2019
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Atardecer no Gaiás 2019 will feature 20 bands and artists to put a soundtrack to the summer sunsets. This series of concerts in the open air and at sunset is one of the consolidated events of the summer season. Its lineup always generates expectation to be up to date with the current...
21:00 | Sala Capitol
On July 5, Sala Capitol dismisses the dance season. At 9pm, a free dance initiation class will begin, open to all audiences. After the dance session the event will end up remembering the nights of the Black Discotheque with DJ Rolo. +Info
20:30 | Sala Capitol
The musician from Madrid plans to offer a series of summer concerts that will serve as a prologue to the presentation of a new album before the end of the year.  +Info    
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
notiNHas 07-08:  *19:30h-21h:DJ Tristón *21h: Concert - Blanco Palamera (Inditronic. Dream-Pop. Galicia) *Guest chef: Kike Piñeiro - A Horta do Obradoiro  (Santiago de Compostela) The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers melodies...
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
notiNHas 04-09: *19:30h-21h: DJ Fixemberg *21h: Concert - Selvática (Pop. Post-Punk. Tropic. Galicia) *Guest chef: Álvaro Víctoriano -  Peculiar (A Coruña) The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers melodies and...
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
notiNHas 18-10: *19:30h-21h: DJ Manuele Caamagno *21h: Concert - Los Bengala (Rock&Roll felino. Garage. Aragón) *Guest chef: Juan Crujeiras - Bido (A Coruña)   The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers melodies and savories during...


Teatro Principal
EntreSoños is a 70-80 minute work of Galician dance and traditional music, with an artistic cast of 3 dancers/singers: Fran Sieira, Aida Tarrío and Xisco Feijoó, to the sound of the music of the multidisciplinary composer and musician Anxo Pintos, all within a scenic ...


20:30 | Salón Teatro
O que segue is a question that I will try to answer in many ways until I realize it can't be done. And then it will be something else. It pretends to be a wonderful piece, a good show, one of those that you see and flip in colors. During the processes a lot of images of success come to mind,...
24/01/2019 - 25/01/2019
20:30 | Teatro Principal
In an immense, accurate and masterful way, Valle-Inclán braids in the three works that make up this show the only two motors that move the human world, greed and lust with their inevitable final transit: death. From the singular and poetic; "Ligazón" (play for silhouettes),...
22/04/2019 - 16/05/2019
In the Mostra de Teatro Universitario de Galicia, works from the three Galician universities will be presented at the Teatro Principal and at the Roberto Vidal Bolaño theater. +Info
09/05/2019 - 10/05/2019
20:30 | Teatro Principal
A woman who bears on her body the imprint of obstetric violence suffered during pregnancy and childbirth tells her story in a direct, open and self-critical way. A story constructed while the wound is still open, because the sequels have not yet been repaired and her testimony will have all the...


22:00 | Dado-Dadá Jazz Club
A night of improvisation in which each day is unique and unrepeatable, each show is born and dies in the hour and a half that the show lasts. The company IMPROvisibles (Cayetano Lledó, Gandalf Gambarte, Paulo Rubal, Carlos Morales, Jacobo Barros and Victor Castro) establishes their...
08/02/2019 - 10/02/2019
Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións de Galicia
The Circo Mágico continues its tour throughout Spain, with more than 150,000 spectators in the capital, and will now make the whole family enjoy the Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos de Galicia. Here you can learn the story of the First Magician, told by a Magic Tree, and how he came...
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
After exhausting all the tickets of his previous tour, in this new show the Sevillian humorist Juan Amodeo will tell us what the history books have hidden about some of the most relevant facts of our past and of course, as a good time machine, will travel to the future. +Info

For children

18:30 | Teatro Principal
After touring the Galician stages with the show of the children's book-record Estamos no verán!, Xoán Curiel e a Banda do Verán dare with a new, terrifying and fun adventure: A Casa do Terror. The members d´A Banda do Verán have a long way through all the...
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Every Saturday of the year (except July and August), storytelling activities for children at 12.00 in the Assembly Hall.
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Every Saturday of the year (except July and August), storytelling activities for children at 12.00 in the Assembly Hall.
18:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Workshop in charge of Mekané, to celebrate the Illustration Day. We will learn about the work of monks in a medieval Scriptorium as copyists of manuscripts. We will also talk about the making of parchments, ink, even the copyists' benches. We will study the illumination of the texts, the...
18:30 | Teatro Principal
A show born to pay tribute to the disappeared Pavillón Lino of A Coruña, a cultural space of modernist aesthetics dedicated to all kinds of artistic activities, theatre, cinema, dance, puppets, comedians, automatons...  A thrilling comedy of varieties through which will...
01/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
All children's programming for the month of June in the `Ánxel Casal´ library. +Info


28/04/2019 - 05/05/2019
Parque de la Alameda
Annual fair that is held in the city’s most emblematic park, where you can find bargains in a great variety of publications, including books about Santiago and Galicia. Numerous activities, which vary from day to day, are held in connection with the book fair. At the Book Fair there...
03/07/2019 - 07/06/2019
10:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Maker Faire is the world's largest inventors' fair, a showcase for creativity and ingenuity designed for all audiences and disciplines: gastronomy, robotics, mechanics, science, urban art, music, electronics, craftsmanship, etc. A place to share knowledge, discover fascinating projects and make...


08/02/2019 - 10/02/2019
Hotel Palacio del Carmen, Autograph Collection *****
Sixth edition of the International Festival of Tango in Compostela that every year organizes the association Compostela Tango Club. As in previous editions it has the presence of dancers and musicians of international renown to give seminars, perform shows, and select the best tangos to dance....
28/06/2019 - 03/07/2019
The 'Festival Peregrinos Musicales' has an exceptional artistic level and covers the best stages of Santiago de Compostela, culminating with a solemn closing concert at the Auditorium of Galicia. The Festival unites young soloists from all over the world: Spain, the Netherlands, Russia,...

Courses and workshops

01/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
All adult programming for the month of June in the `Ánxel Casal´ library. +Info


The parish of Castiñeiriño in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
The parish of Marrozos in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
The parish of Angrois in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
The parish of Aríns in Santiago de Compostela celebrates on march 2 its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance..


05/04/2019 - 08/04/2019
From 5 to 8 April The ’romería’ of San Lázaro, a neighbourhood situated at the entrance of the city, on the Way of St. James, is both religious and gastronomic. The patron saint is honoured with a mass and a procession, in addition to an ancient tradition in...
29/05/2019 - 02/06/2019
Celebration of the Ascensión festive celebrations. The programme includes a wide range of musical styles, activities for young a lot of attractions in the Alameda. In 2019 Compostela will celebrate the Feast of the Ascension from May 29 to June 2, with a program designed for a diverse...
21/06/2019 - 24/06/2019
The neighbourhoods of Compostela join in the celebration of the San Xoán festivities, offering a wide range of activities for everyone.
21/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
Plaza de Mazarelos
While St. John’s Bonfire Night is taking place, Santiago hosts a festival, for the fourth year in a row, with a artisan market and a program  with a wide range of activities and workshops to highlight the Galician traditions of this time of year, marked by the summer solstice. 
27/06/2019 - 30/06/2019
The neighbourhood of San Pedro celebrates its festivities with a programme that includes numerous leisure activities for all ages and audiences. +Info
19:00 | 'Festas do Barrio de San Pedro 2019'
BANDA MUNICIPAL DE MÚSICA DE SANTIAGO Director: Casiano Mouriño Maquieira +Info  

Cultural centres

25/03/2019 - 15/09/2019
Centro Abanca Obra Social
Art and music are given by hand through the cultural project Sonoro Empeño, which offers a compendium of diverse activities with axis in the homonymous exhibition that has some of the most outstanding works of the Art Collection of ABANCA. A universe of experiences oriented to...


18:30 | Museo do Pobo Galego
The Museo do Pobo hosts a new edition of the Café da Memoria, this time dedicated to the workers of the canning factories. The activity will be divided into two sessions and will also have a small exhibition in the Sala do Mar that will complement the theme of the Café da Memoria.


15/02/2019 - 01/09/2019
10:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
'Value e mestría. Galicia como fútbol 'is the most ambitious exhibition about the phenomenon of football in Galicia, both in historical travel and in the number of pieces: 300, of which 200 are original. The exhibition begins in 1876, the year in which the first reference to the...
25/03/2019 - 15/09/2019
17:00 | Centro Abanca Obra Social
This exhibition is part of the cultural project SONORO EMPEÑO. In it you can find fundamental art pieces by authors like Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, Castelao, José Manuel Broto, Rafael Úbeda, Urban Lugrís, Luís Seoane, Menchu Lamas, Luís Caruncho,...
12/04/2019 - 08/09/2019
Museo Centro Gaiás
Exhibition that allows to contemplate the evolution and survival of the tradition in basketry, ceramics and jewelry of Galicia. +Info
14/05/2019 - 28/12/2019
11:00 | Museo do Pobo Galego
The exhibition has two sections, one of biographical content that proposes an itinerary throught the life of Antonio Fraguas, with special attention to his career as galician and teacher, an active member of the most outstanding institutions of the country's culture during eight fertile...
29/05/2019 - 22/09/2019
19:30 | Museo do Pobo Galego I
Presentation of the exhibition Magic Galicia: Pilgrimages and Sanctuaries. Gustav Henningsen, ethnographic photographs (1965-1968) +info
05/06/2019 - 18/08/2019
10:00 | Torres Hejduk
'Plástico a mareas' is an intervention by the artist María Arceo who warns of the enormous amount of plastic consumed and the serious risk that this means for the seabed and beaches, where a lot of garbage comes from the rivers. The installation is made with waste materials...
07/06/2019 - 12/06/2019
The 'José Lorenzo' gallery inagurates next Friday, June 7, in its space at Praza do Toural, the exhibition "Francisco Mantecón: Organic and geometric". This individual exhibition, centered on the artist from Vigo, has an anthological character and is composed of 24 works. The...
21/06/2019 - 29/09/2019
20:00 | Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC)
From the beginning of her research and her artistic practice, Ângela Ferreira has always worked with the colonial legacy of Africa and, in a broad sense, with the relations between Europe and the African continent. On one side, it focuses on the architectural vestiges of the 20th century,...
26/06/2019 - 18/08/2019
19:30 | Zona C
'Desert Islands' is a project that makes other ways of doing and interpreting visible. Teaches walkers: men and women who decided to inhabit the margins, outside the parameters established by society. Pilgrims who adopted the Way, and the drift, as their way of life, without purpose or apparent...


12/04/2019 - 28/04/2019
April 12  9:30 pm. Church of San Miguel dos Agros. Procession of 'Virgen de los Dolores' April 14. Palm Sunday  10:45 am. Church of Orden Franciscana Seglar (Third Order of St. Francis). Procession of The Entry Into Jerusalem 6:00 pm. Church of...
21:30 | Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
Friday, April 12, 2019: PROCESION OF "LA VIRGEN DE LOS DOLORES" Brotherhood of 'Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
18:00 | Iglesia de As Ánimas
Palm Sunday, April, 14 2019: PROCESSION OF 'LA ESPERANZA'  Brotherhood of 'La Esperanza'
10:45 | Iglesia de la Tercera Orden
Sunday, April, 14 2019: PROCESSION OF THE ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM “Orden Franciscana Seglar” (Third Order of St. Francis)  
21:30 | Iglesia de Santa María do Camiño
Monday, April, 15 2019: PROCESSION OF 'LA HUMILDAD' Brotherhood of 'La Humildad'
22:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
21:00 | Convento e Iglesia de las Madres Mercedarias
Tuesday, April, 16 2019: PROCESSION OF 'SANTÍSIMO CRISTO DE LA PACIENCIA'  Brotherhood of 'Cristo de la Paciencia'
23:00 | Convento, Iglesia y Colegio de las Huérfanas
Wednesday, April, 17 2019: PROCESSION OF 'LOS ESTUDIANTES'  Brotherhood of 'Stmo. Cristo de la Misericordia, Nuestro Padre Jesús de la Esperanza y Nuestra Señora de los Remedios'
19:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Holy Wednesday (April, 17 2019): WAY OF THE CROSS Coordinator of Secular Religious Organisations
23:30 | Convento e Iglesia de Santo Agostiño
Maundy Thursday, April, 18 2019: PROCESSION OF 'JESÚS FLAGELADO' Brotherhood of 'Nuestro Padre Jesús Flagelado'
19:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Maundy Thursday (Thursday, April 18, 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LA ÚLTIMA CENA DEL SALVADOR' Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz'
23:00 | Iglesia de Santa María Salomé
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LA VIRGEN DE LA SOLEDAD' Brotherhood: Cofradía de la Virgen de la Soledad
20:00 | Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF 'EL SANTO ENTIERRO' (BURIAL OF JESUS) Brotherhood: Cofradía Numeraria del Rosario
18:00 | Iglesia da Nosa Señora da Angustia
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LA QUINTA ANGUSTIA' Brotherhood of 'Nuestra Señora de la Quinta Angustia'
10:30 | Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF THE HOLY ENCOUNTER Brotherhood of 'Noso Pai Xesús Nazareno e a Santísima Virxe das Dores'
Holy Saturday (Saturday, April, 20 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LOS HERMANOS' Brotherhood of 'Cristo de la Unción y Nuestra Señora de la Serenidad'
10:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Sunday, April 21, 2019: PROCESSION OF 'EL CRISTO RESUCITADO' Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz'
11:00 | Convento de clausura de Nuestra Señora de la Merced
Dominica in Albis (Sunday, April 28, 2019): PROCESSION OF 'EL CRISTO DE LA PACIENCIA'  Brotherhood of 'El Cristo de la Paciencia'
14/05/2019 - 10/09/2019
19:00 | Parador de Santiago Hostal dos Reis Católicos *****GL
VI Edition of the Cycle: Where are you going, pilgrim? +Info


08/02/2019 - 10/02/2019
Hotel Palacio del Carmen, Autograph Collection *****
Sixth edition of the International Festival of Tango in Compostela that every year organizes the association Compostela Tango Club. As in previous editions it has the presence of dancers and musicians of international renown to give seminars, perform shows, and select the best tangos to dance....
18/02/2019 - 24/03/2019
Facultad de Geografía e Historia
The Concert Cycle Novos Talentos Musicais is aimed at Galician chamber musicians living in Galicia or students of Galician Music Centres up to 32 years of age. It is an initiative promoted by the Compostela Sound Association and the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC).
12/03/2019 - 17/03/2019
Teatro Principal
Atlántica, Festival Internacional de Narración Oral, was born in 2013 with headquarters in Santiago de Compostela with a clear vocation of being an encounter of voices and stories with an atlanticist profile and now it is sailing all over Galicia.
17/05/2019 - 02/06/2019
Parque de la Alameda
Recent publications at bargain prices, decades- and even centuries-old books, documents about Santiago and Galicia… A good excuse for visiting one of the city’s best parks in spring.
04/08/2019 - 17/08/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.   An annual event that has been held in Santiago de Compostela since 1957; it provides Spanish music training to professional and student performers from all over the world. During the course, concerts are held in singular...
10/09/2019 - 24/09/2019
Teatro Principal
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.  Outstanding lied singers from all over the world give recitals along with the pianist and festival organiser Roger Vignoles. Each year deals with a central theme, giving rise to specialised conferences on the genre. Organizer:...
11/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
The WOS Festival is one of the most interesting events in the European and international panorama of indoor festivals. Music, new media, cinema, performing arts, colloquiums and conferences take place in different spaces of the historical and urban centre of Santiago de Compostela.
28/09/2019 - 06/10/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.  During its official week, the competition screens and awards prizes to short films in the following categories: 'Radar', 'Explora', 'Penínsulas' and 'Planeta GZ'. The programme also features master classes, concerts...
12/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019. Puppeteers from several countries present their singular productions. Children’s shows, outdoor performances and evening shows. And also round tables, exhibitions and workshops… an entire range of activities related to...
03/11/2019 - 06/11/2019
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre companies present their productions.
04/11/2019 - 30/11/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.  Festival held since 1988 throughout the entire month of November. Aimed exclusively at cinema buffs, it reviews the season’s best non-commercial cinema. Not to be missed in order to savour the city’s cultural...
07/11/2019 - 10/11/2019
The Encounter of Compostela Illustrated Travel Journals, was created in 2016 by El Patito Editorial and the direction of Miguelanxo Prado, as a winter event in the city of Santiago, open to artists from all over the world. It takes place during the second weekend of November, and its purpose is...
15/11/2019 - 08/12/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.  Compostela is the perfect city for going out for a drink and tapas, especially with the “Santiago(é)Tapas” Competition. Participants follow several routes of bars and restaurants, trying traditional and...
15/06/2020 - 17/06/2020
Salón Teatro
Agadic organizes this Galician performing arts market festival. Through a selection of recently produced shows and a programme of parallel activities, this initiative takes the pulse of the current situation of the sector in Galicia. At the same time, it provides its professionals with a...
20:30 | Teatro Principal
ALMA (non é hippie), is the first vertical dance show in Galicia, a production of the Colectivo Verticalia, or what is the same, of the companies Duelirium and Traspediante, with the support of Pistacatro.  ALMA (non é hippie) investigates the different perceptions about...