Music | dance

Lagos
Until December 9 – “Sons D’Aquém Mar” Festival. 3rd Luz Church 5pm, free admission; 9th Lagos Igreja Sta. Maria 7pm, tickets €6. Tickets available from Ticketline and cmlagoa.bol.pt, www.artis21.pt

December 2 – Le Concert Spirituel by the Orquestra Clássica do Sul. Lagos Cultural Centre, 7pm. Tickets €6 available from the Cultural Centre and Ticketline

December 3 – Swinging Christmas by Orquestra Ligeira de Lagos. Lagos Cultural Centre, 9.30pm. Tickets €10. 282 770 450

December 4 – UHF | “It Could be Christmas” with the Lagos Youth Choir Group. Lagos Cultural Centre, 6pm. Tickets €10. 282 770 450

December 7 – Paulo Ribeiro | Musical entertainment at Viv’o Mercado, 5.30pm

Mondays – Free New Orleans Jazz concert with The Dixie Kings at Tivoli Hotel (behind the bus station).Open to all just drinks from the bar from 8pm.
www.neworleansjazzalgarve.com

Monchique
December 4, 11, 18 – VilaNova | First edition of Monchique’s chamber music festival. The concerts will be held in churches of Monchique: 4th Igreja Matriz at 4pm with Michele Tomaz and Svetlana Bakushina; 11th Igreja da Misericórdia at 4pm with Savva Pereverzev and Katerina Nakuripova-Pereverzeva; 18th at Igreja do Pé da Cruz at 4pm with Svetlana Bakushina. Free admission. 282 912 871

Portimão
December 2 – Music Recital at Casa Manuel Teixeira Gomes, 5pm. Free admission

December 4 – Concert by the Rancho de Cantadores da Aldeia Nova de S.Bento and the Grupo Coral Adágio. Portimão Museum, 5pm. Free admission, with collection of tickets prior the concert

December 7 – “Cantar ao Menino” concert by the Portimão Choir Group. Casa Manuel Teixeira Gomes, 5pm

Lagoa
Until December 9 – “Sons D’Aquém Mar” Festival 4th Porches Church 5pm, free admission; 8th Carlos do Carmo Auditorium in Lagoa 5pm, tickets 8; 27th Lagoa Quinta da Palmeirinha 5pm, free admission. Tickets from Ticketline and cmlagoa.bol.pt, www.artis21.pt

Silves
December 2, 3, 4 – Live Music at Café Inglês in Silves. 22nd Cory Sea & Luis Henrique at 8pm; 3rd Sara Afonso & Vitor Guerreiro at 8pm; 4th The Protons at 2pm

December 2 – Lado B (B side) presents A Garota Não. Pêra Pastoral Centre, 9.30pm. Tickets €10 available from www.bol.pt, 282 440 800

December 4 – “Le Concert Spirituel” | Christmas Concert by the Orquestra Clássica do Sul. Messines Church, 6pm. Tickets €7.50. 282 440 800

December 8 – São Bernardo Ensemble | Christmas Classics Concert. Praça Al-Muthamid, 6pm. Free entry

December 8 – Casa do Povo de São Bartolomeu de Messines Drum Club. Praça Al-Muthamid, 3pm. Free

Loulé
December 1 to 4 – Contrapeso Festival. 6 national premieres, 25 artists, 4 theatre shows, 3 jazz concerts, 1 comedy workshop, 1 open rehearsal and 1 multimedia exhibition, will take Loulé by storm. Tickets €5 | €10. For full programme visit http://makinadecena.com

Faro
December 7 – “Toys Orchestra”. Teatro das Figuras, 3.30pm. Tickets €10. 289 888 110

Until December 30 – Portuguese Guitar Recital. Arco da Vila – Faro Tourist Office. Daily 30 minutes sessions(except Friday and Saturday), 12h00 – 15h00 – 16h30. Rua da Misericórdia, n8. http://recitalguitarraportuguesa.com

Ongoing – Fado at the Museum. Fri/Sat/Sun 11.30am, 2.30pm, 3.30. Faro Municipal Museum. 969 069 636

Olhão
December 2 – Samba Fest with Nani Medeiros and Friends. Associação Cultural Re-Criativa República 14, from 6pm. Avenida da República, 14. 910 513 614

Tavira
December 8 – Outras Vozes Choir. Mercado da Ribeira, 3pm

Until December 30 – Fado with History. Wed/Thu/Fri 7pm. Sat 3.15pm. Igreja da Misericórdia. www.fadocomhistoria.com, 966 620 877