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

In addition to these spaces, the Patio de los Naranjos, the Provincial Council of Córdobathe Arab Househe Fosforito Flamenco Center and the patio 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 programming of the Córdoba Guitar Festival 2024.

All concerts

These are all concerts and artists that make up the 43rd edition of the festival.

Wednesday, July 3

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

Thursday July 4

  • José Antonio Rodríguez, together with the Córdoba Orchestra and Javier Ruibal, José Valencia, Randy López and Lucía Ruibal as guest artists. Great theater. 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 Theater. 10:30 p.m.
The Kanka

Friday, July 5

  • Robe: Neither holy nor innocent. Axerquía Theater. 10:30 p.m.
  • Anabel Montesinos. Góngora Theater. 8:30 p.m.

Saturday July 6

  • María Peláe: To the bain-Marie. Axerquía Theater. 10:30 p.m.
  • Elliot Murphy. Great theater. 8:30 p.m.
  • Ricardo Gallen. Góngora Theater. 8:30 p.m.
Maria Peláe

Sunday July 7

  • Carmen Linares, with its tribute to the four masters of the genre: Camarón, Enrique Morente, Paco de Lucía and Manolo Sanlúcar. Great theater. 8:30 p.m.
  • Cañizares Guitar Triowith Juan Manuel Cañizares, Juan Carlos Gómez and Luis Miguel Gómez. Góngora Theater. 8:30 p.m.

Monday July 8

  • Tomato. Great theater. 8:30 p.m.
  • Rafael Aguirre. Góngora Theater. 8:30 p.m.
  • Sinfonity in the city of guitars. A tribute to the recently deceased Ángel Molinaand that will have the presence of Jazzpacho and Al Raso. Axerquía Theater. At 10:00 p.m.
Guitarist José Fernández 'Tomatito' during a performance

Tuesday July 9

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

Wednesday, July 10

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

Thursday July 11

  • Calexico. Great theater. 8:30 p.m.
  • Rozalen. Axerquía Theater. 10:00 p.m.
Calexico Leaders.

Friday July 12

  • Sara Baras, with ‘Vuela, a Paco de Lucía’. Great theater. 8:30 p.m.
  • Tarwa N-Tiniri and Akal. Góngora Theater. 8:30 p.m.
  • Julieta Venegas + Valeria Castro. Axerquía Theater. 10:00 p.m.

Saturday July 13

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

Other events from the Guitar Festival

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

Outside of the usual venues, they will also perform at Casa Arabe Ali Khattab, with the show Ropes between EarthsJuly 11 at 10 p.m.; Yolanda Mozos (flamenco guitar) and Francisco Pérez Fair (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 Fosforito Flamenco Center. These concerts will be Free access until full capacity.

43rd Córdoba Guitar Festival

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Special offers for concerts

The IMAE will offer a series of tickets to attend the festival concerts. The a la carte subscription will allow you to attend three or more shows to choose from those scheduled with 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 25% discount on the total price. The subscription will reserve the same seat in all the chosen concerts. Tickets are on sale here.