Music, books and other proposals for this weekend

Isabel Marco, the rocker from España Vaciada will perform this Friday at Solares to celebrate Rural Pride Day.

Isabel Marco is from Aragon and is considered the voice of emptied Spain. With her third album, titled “Sin domesticar”, she comes to Solares for the first time, and she does so to celebrate Rural Pride Day.

The appointment will be this Friday, November 18, at 8:00 p.m. at the Ramón Pelayo Civic Center, in Solares.

He will perform in an acoustic format, an ideal opportunity to fully enjoy his lyrics and melodies. The magic of Isabel Marco’s voice accompanied by her acoustic guitar, next to her will be her pianist creating atmospheres to complete a close, intimate rock concert. A tour of her songs designed specifically for this format, narrating the story behind each one and making them more about the public than about herself.


After playing a few days ago in Gijón, this coming weekend the metalheads SOUTHGATE are back on the road.

This Friday, November 18, they will visit Cantabrian lands together with Cason Brena in the Niágara room in Santander

Southgate was born in 2011 in Alcorcón. Since its inception, the group has been interspersing their own songs and versions of other artists in their performances. At the beginning of 2015 the first studio work (“Metal is Over all”) was finished recording. At the end of 2016 the band entered Bullet Proof Estudios with Daniel Patiño (Vértice) to give birth to the EP “Memories of Redemption” a few months later. His latest EP is “Revelations” (Lady Stone Music, October 2020).


The Identity Laboratory, on Santa Lucía street in Santander, has organized for this Saturday between ten and twelve at night, the first event of the LIVE LAB cycle.

Live Lab is born, a project of the Identity Laboratory, Santander. A cycle of traveling live artistic events where artists can create ‘in situ’ and talk about their work. Generating a link between artist and viewer and broadening vision and listening to different artistic disciplines.

The artist and cycle coordinator, Eva Elcano, will show her work as a VideoJockey accompanied by music to kick off the first Live Lab.

Admission: 7 euros in advance, 10 euros at the box office


This Saturday, at 12:00, the October Association hosts the presentation of the book ‘Antifascistas’ by Miquel Ramos.

The Spanish extreme right began to look a little more like the European one when the dictator Francisco Franco died. The transition was marked by the violence of parapolice groups and state terrorism, but neo-Nazi skinhead gangs and soccer ultras soon arrived, and little by little, new far-right formations and neo-fascist social movements. The generation that grew up after the transition responded, from different spheres and with different tactics, to a new ultra-right that used violence in a brutal way against different groups, and that progressively tried to gain a foothold in the institutions. Ramos reviews the various struggles against the new extreme right that emerged in Spain from the mid-1980s to the present, with testimonies from its protagonists and journalistic and political chronicles of each moment: how the different platforms and groups that would go from initial self-defense on the offensive against far-right groups; what role did journalism, culture, music, institutions and other social movements play; and the plurality of the anti-fascist struggle, its alliances, its debates and some of its victories. But also, how a part of the anti-fascist movement fought alone, assumed the risks, suffered violence from neo-Nazis, police and judicial persecution, as well as the criminalization of the media.

blankAt nine o’clock on Saturday, Smooth Beans concert + Knockout

Union of musical styles of the street, followed by young workers, regardless of race, who began in England to listen to the Jamaican sounds of the 60s. Enjoying together in the clubs, and enthusiastically receiving the claim of Punk rock and after Oí !, Punk more worker.

Smooth Beans, a leading Cantabrian group in the Jamaican sounds of the sixties, at a state and European level, have returned to the stage with some changes in their line-up and pure effervescence, currently working on their new album. Along with them, Knockout, a rock trio & 0i! from Madrid, also a pointer in their style, will present their latest album “Nuestro Infierno”, published in 2021, playing for the first time in Cantabria, with all their power Oi!, but with elaborate guitar riffs.

Both bands and styles, followed today throughout the world, will make the staff vibrate at AC Octubre in Sierrapando, Torrelavega, starting at 9:00 p.m., enjoying intercultural music and the social message, so important in the times that run


This Friday at seven in the afternoon, ‘La ventana inolvidable’, by Menchu ​​Gutiérrez, winner of the 2022 City of Barbastro International Novel Award, will be presented at the Gil bookstore in Plaza de Pombo. Editorial Galaxia Gutenberg. The author is accompanied by Juan Loriente and Pedro Pertejo.blank

blankThis Saturday live music will be the protagonist in the Pombo bookstore because at half past eleven a group of students from the Jesús de Monasterio de Santander Conservatory will offer a concert.

Next Monday the 21st, Manuel Moyano presents his book ‘La frontera interior. Journey through Sierra Morena’

The internal border is the first book that narrates a literary journey through Sierra Morena, a solo journey that begins in Aldeaquemada (Jaén), land of German settlers, and ends in Barrancos (Alentejo), the only municipality in Portugal where the lucky to kill the bull.

Sierra Morena is a physical and psychological border between the center and the south of the Iberian Peninsula, a no man’s land that, over the centuries, has welcomed bandits, smugglers, hermits, poets and other extraordinary characters, if not supernatural. . In the words of Sergio del Molino, author of the prologue, “this book contains that magic, as discreet as it is infrequent, which consists of transforming the familiar into the unusual.”

The interior border, which is in its second edition, has received praise from authors such as Luis Landero, José Ángel Gayol, José Luis García Martín, Juan Eslava Galán and the recently deceased historian Fernando García de Cortázar. Ian Gibson has written: “I have enjoyed every page of the book. And every moment. From the glimpse of a flock of yellowtails to the first morning coffee in a town whose local poet turns out to be anything but that.

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