Bryan Adams, Jamie Cullum, UB40 and Julio Iglesias are some of the big-name acts performing at this year’s Starlite Festival in Marbella. The festival runs from the 24th July to 24th August 2013.
The Palacio de Congresos in Estepona is hosting a Ferrari exhibition from the 26th July to 11th August 2013. According to organisers, the exhibition will explore the history of the famous marque. There will be around 40 Ferraris on display, alongside examples of cars produced by rival manufacturers such as Lamborghini, Alpha Romeo, Maserati and Bugatti. Entrance costs €7 for adults and €4 for children.
The 26th edition of the annual Jazz en la Costa festival takes place in Almuñecar from the 17th to 21st July. Grammy-nominated vocalist Gregory Porter and the New Orleans trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard are among the artists performing at this year’s event. All concerts start at 10.30pm and are held in the town’s Parque el Majuelo.
If you’re looking for a place to stay in Andalucia that’s friendlier and less impersonal than your average hotel, then there are some lovely B&Bs to choose from. These establishments are often located in rural areas, and they are a great option when travelling through the region. Here is a selection of B&Bs in Andalucia:
The Mijas Blues Festival is a free open air concert taking place from the 5th to 7th July in Mijas Pueblo’s main square. A variety of blues artists will be playing at the festival, including the Mama Paula Blues Band, West Weston’s Bluesonics and the American performer Little Freddie King.