The forthcoming edition of the Mediterranean Guitar Festival in Sitges promises an enriching experience with the addition of a flamenco guitar series. Scheduled to start on April 12th with Javier Gavara’s tribute to Paco de Lucía and close on October 25th , the festival is set to feature a total of 38 captivating concerts held at the Ermita Sant Sebastià and the Teatro Prado venues.

This year’s lineup boasts over 70 acclaimed international and Catalan musicians, including prominent figures in the guitar realm. In collaboration with the Sitges Town Council’s Tourism Department, the festival organizers have decided to amplify the musical offerings by including six additional concerts compared to the previous year.

A notable highlight of this edition is the introduction of a flamenco guitar series at the Teatro Prado, marking a departure from the classical guitar performances typically held at the Ermita de Sant Sebastià. Tono Blasi, the director of the Mediterranean Guitar Festival, emphasizes the aim to diversify the festival’s appeal by presenting distinct musical styles to cater to a broader audience.

Concerts at both venues are scheduled to commence at 9 p.m. The Ermita de Sant Sebastià will host performances on Fridays and Tuesdays, while the Teatro Prado will showcase concerts on select Saturdays (May 18th, July 13th, August 17th, September 14th and 21st, October 19th) and one Sunday (July 7th).

The Mediterranean Guitar Festival runs from April to October and includes venues at a number of different towns along the Catalan Mediterranean coast, including Comarruga, Calafell, Lloret de Mar, Calella, L’Estartit, Castelló d’Empúries, Llançà, Port de la Selva and Sitges.

More information about the Mediterranean Guitar Festival can be found on the official website here.