Cordova is preparing to experience one of the great events of its cultural calendar this July with the 43rd edition of the Guitar Festivalin which the six strings take center stage with a rich concert programming with big names in music, who will take to the stages of the Gran Teatro, Teatro Góngora and Teatro de la Axerquía, July 3-13.

These spaces are also joined by the Patio de los Naranjos, the Provincial Council of Cordobathe Arab Househe Fosforito Flamenco Center and the courtyard of the Romero de Torres Museumto complete a program of 26 concertswhich this year has a larger budget and features figures that aim to attract more young audiences to the main cultural event of the summer in Córdoba.

This is the day-by-day schedule for the 2024 Córdoba Guitar Festival.

All concerts

These are All concerts and artists which make up the 43rd edition of the festival.

Wednesday, July 3rd

  • Europe. Axerquía Theatre. 10:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 4th

  • Jose Antonio Rodriguez, with the Córdoba Orchestra and Javier Ruibal, Jose Valencia, Randy Lopez and Lucia Ruibal as guest artists. Grand Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
  • Alternative History Quartetwith the voices of John Potteer and Anna Maria Friman and the Renaissance lutes of Jacob Heringman and Ariel Abramovich. Góngora Theatre. 8.30 pm.
  • The Kanka. Axerquía Theatre. 10:30 p.m.
The Kanka

Friday, July 5th

  • Robe: Neither saints nor innocents. Axerquía Theatre. 10:30 p.m.
  • Anabel Montesinos. Góngora Theatre. 8:30 p.m.

Saturday July 6th

  • Maria Peláe: In the water bath. Axerquía Theatre. 10:30 p.m.
  • Elliot Murphy. Grand Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
  • Ricardo Gallen. Góngora Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
Maria Pelae

Sunday, July 7th

  • Carmen Linareswith its tribute to the four masters of the genre: Camarón, Enrique Morente, Paco de Lucía and Manolo Sanlúcar. Grand Theatre. 8.30 pm.
  • Cañizares Guitar Triowith Juan Manuel Canizares, Juan Carlos Gomez and Luis Miguel Gomez. Góngora Theatre. 8:30 p.m.

Monday, July 8th

  • Tomato. Grand Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
  • Rafael Aguirre. Góngora Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
  • Sinfonity in the city of guitars. A Tribute to the recently deceased Angel Molinaand which will be attended by Jazzpacho and Al Raso. Axerquía Theatre. At 10:00 p.m.
Guitarist José Fernández 'Tomatito' during a performance

Tuesday, July 9th

  • Bill Frisell Trio. Grand Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
  • Andalusian Guitar Quartet. With Javier Riba, Francisco Bernier, Antonio Duro and David Martinez. Góngora Theatre. 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 10th

  • Antonio Rey: stories of a flamenco dancer. Góngora Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
  • Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin. Grand Theatre. 8:30 p.m.

Thursday July 11

  • Calexico. Grand Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
  • Rozalen. Axerquía Theatre. 10:00 p.m.
Calexico leaders.

Friday July 12

  • Sara Baras, with ‘Fly, to Paco de Lucía’. Grand Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
  • Tarwa N-Tiniri and Akal. Góngora Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
  • Julieta Venegas + Valeria Castro. Axerquía Theatre. 10:00 p.m.

Saturday July 13th

  • Egberto Gismonti. Grand Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
  • Dance for guitar: Valeriano Paños and Miguel Trápaga. Góngora Theatre. 8:30 p.m.
  • Doro + Eclipse. Axerquía Theatre. 10:30 p.m.

Other events at the Guitar Festival

This year, the Festival goes hand in hand with two major cultural events in the city, that of 150th anniversary of Julio Romero de Torreswith an exclusive inaugural concert dedicated to his figure, the work of the great guitarist from Cordoba José Antonio Rodríguez, who attended the presentation of the festival, and the Córdoba Orchestraand a reinforcement of the anniversary of the declaration of World Heritage of the Mosque-Cathedral and the historic center of Cordoba thanks to a concert that will take place on Wednesday, July 10 in the Patio de los Naranjos by the Cordoba Orchestra and Avi Avitalwith themes by Vivaldi and Bach. The recital will be free and may be attended by invitation.

Outside the usual stages, they will also perform at Casa Árabe Ali Khattab, with the show Strings between landsJuly 11 at 10 p.m.; Yolanda Mozos (flamenco guitar) and Francisco Perez Feria (classical guitar) on Friday 12th in the courtyard of the Julio Romero de Torres Museum and Lucia Reyes (classical guitar) and Gabriel D’Ario (flamenco guitar) at the Centro Flamenco Fosforito. These concerts will be Free access until full capacity.

43rd Cordoba Guitar Festival

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Special offers for concerts

The IMAE will offer a series of tickets to attend the festival concerts. The à la carte subscription will allow you to attend three or more shows to choose from those scheduled with a 20% discount on the total price. In addition, there will be a Gran Teatro, Teatro Góngora and La Axerquía pass, which will allow you to choose three or more shows from the chosen venue with a 25% discount on the total price. The ticket will reserve the same seat at all the selected concerts. Tickets are on sale here.