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75 travel features tagged “Music”

Ten events not to miss in April

From Witches’ Night in Germany to New Year in Nepal, here are 10 intriguing, engaging celebrations taking place around the world this month.
31 March 2014

How one man changed Tango forever

No other genre of music seems to sum up the passion, the beauty, the sex and the attitude of Buenos Aires so perfectly. But the Tango we know is not always the Tango that was.
28 March 2014


Take two for London’s Olympic Studios

From the late 1960s until 2009, the recording studio hosted musical legends including Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles and Led Zeppelin. Today, it has a new starring role.
Read more… 20 January 2014


One day only: Music takes over NYC

On 21 December, New York’s urban cacophony of bleating car horns and wailing fire trucks will take a backseat to public bursts of music as part of Make Music Winter 2013.
Read more… 20 December 2013

The sound of Salta

For generations music has been an integral part in the Argentinian city’s identity. Today, younger musicians are keeping the traditions and country character alive.
Read more… 15 November 2013

Verdi's surprising muse

2013 marks the bicentennial of the legendary Italian opera composer’s birth, making it a perfect time to explore the remote countryside that saw his beginnings as a musician and a man.
Read more… 10 October 2013

Medellin’s emerging music scene

In Colombia’s Andean foothills, one of the cities’ hottest bands, Los Coffee Makers, puts on an impromptu roof performance.
07 August 2013


Mumbai’s homage to the musical greats

Starting 12 July, the three-day Bandish festival honours India’s legendary composers as the country’s most acclaimed classical maestros perform renditions of their works.
Read more… 12 July 2013

The secret powers of Sufi sounds

Arabic folk music has evolved over the centuries, but Moroccan mystics still use it to chase away evil spirits and heal the sick.
03 July 2013


Matinee jazz in a Manhattan parlour

Each Sunday, locals and visitors flock to the free concerts at Marjorie Eliot’s uptown New York residence.
Read more… 20 June 2013

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