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DE CAJÓN! 2009 FESTIVAL FLAMENCO DE BARCELONA January to April 2009
The fourth edition of the Barcelona Flamenco festival DE CAJÓN! comes this year with some changes. The first is a change on dates, instead of being during springtime this year the festival will go on through the winter opening on January 9th with a concert of Diego El Cigala and his group at the Gran Teatre del Liceu presenting also some special guests like Remedios Amaya and Moncho. Also the number of concerts has changed reaching to a total of 17 concerts, more than double that of the previous edition starting as mentioned on January 9th to April 3rd.
Adding to the traditional venues of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Sala Apolo and La  – Apolo, Luz de Gas, Bikini and the Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona the festival will extend also to the cities of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Auditori Barradas) and Sant Cugat (Casa de Cultura).
The festival is full of popular names of the Flamenco Music and El Cante like Niña Pastori, Antonio Cortés Chiquetete, José El Francés and Chonchi Heredia, Montse Cortés. Enrique Bermúdez El Piculabe accompanied by Juan José Suárez Paquete playing the guitar and the percussion of Piraña with the guitars of Pepe Habichuela, Josemi Carmona y Diego El Morao as guest artists and a many others.
Special this year also is the series of concerts dedicated to young Catalan flamenco artists like guitar player El Tuto or José Andrés Cortés, flamenco dancers Marta Martinez, Yolanda Cortés or David Romero or the group D’Callaos with a progressive Andaluz Rock.
For the closing night of the festival, friday April 3rd, at the Palau de la Musica Catalana the art of the gypsy and Andalusian flamenco dancer Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya, Farruquito.