Traditional Dance Bands
Local dance bands are always a main entertainment feature of local festivals and at the Summer Feria. The 'Caseta Municipal' at the feria will have a number of live local and national acts. There is not usually an entrance fee but the caseta fill quickly for well known artists. .
Contemporary Live Bands
A number of venues focus on contemporary live bands. This is not as common as is regularly found in the 'pub band' scene of northern Europe.
There is usually a venue in the cities and larger towns plus the Costa del Sol that features contemporary live bands of local national or international artists. Tribute bands are also popular.
International band play large concerts on the Costa del Sol in the summer season.
Contemporary Music and Dance. Here is a comprehensive guide to the contemporary music festivals taking place in Andalucia throughout the year. It includes the Starlite Festival in Marbella, Marenostrum in Fuengirola, Granada International Festival of Music and Dance, La Cala International festival in Mijas amongst twenty others.