Welcome to the What’s On Guide for Madeira and Porto Santo

Sep
18
Tue
Miguel Pires – Lisboa Bar, Vidamar Hotel, Funchal
Sep 18 @ 9:00 pm

Miguel and his Piano… wonderful!

Sep
19
Wed
Madeira Mandolin Orchestra, Congresso Hall, Funchal
Sep 19 @ 9:30 pm

Beautiful music with the Mandolin Orchestra

Sep
20
Thu
Miguel Pires – Around The World, Casino da Madeira, Funchal
Sep 20 @ 9:15 pm

 

The new weekly show, “Around The World”, is a journey of the senses through the World, passing through Europe to Africa, Asia and America. Elvis Presley, Leonard Cohen, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Tina Turner will be able to travel to the Bahia Restaurant through the presentation and representation of some of the most emblematic figures in world music history such as Adele, Elton John and Elvis Presley, of Carmen Miranda, Célia Cruz and Edith Piaf.

It is a show especially designed for the Casino of Madeira that aims to enhance the cultural diversity of the four corners of the World on a single stage. The singers to perform at this show are the two most famous names on Madeira Island, Vânia Fernandes, winner of the RTP programs “Operação Triunfo” and “Festival da Canção”, and Portugal’s representative in Eurovision, and Miguel Pires a of the best male voices ever from the Region.

The show will also be supported by a musical band composed of seven musicians and directed by the musical director Georgy Titov, a ballet body will be led by the renowned ballerina Juliana Andrade, and the costumes will be made by the designer Madeirense André Pereira. The show is accompanied by a menu, inspired by Mediterranean cuisine, with drinks included, ideal for celebrating special moments.

RESERVATIONS / INFORMATION
casino.madeira@pestana.com
+351 291 140 424

Miguel Pires – Hole-in-One, Funchal
Sep 20 @ 10:45 pm

Miguel and his Piano… wonderful!

Sep
21
Fri
Wine Harvest Festivities, Quinta do Furão , Santana
Sep 21 @ 12:30 pm

Every year and during the month of September, the Quinta do Furão Hotel joins in with the countless cultural displays held round the island, as part of the celebrations of the wine harvest
For the occasion the Quinta do Furão has programmed a set of educational-cultural activities providing both guests and the general public the opportunity of taking part in a traditional live harvest festival, sampling a buffet inspired by the island’s traditional cuisine and to enjoy a wine tasting.

12:30 pm – Welcome to Participants
A wine aperitif Madeira on Ice is served on the cliff, next to the hotel, accompanied by the traditional sounds of a local Folklore Group, in harmony with one of the most breathtaking scenery of the island – the Atlantic Ocean and the uncut Northeast Coast.

1:00 pm – Lunch

A typical Madeiran Buffet, served around the wine press, consisted mainly of local delicacies, including the inevitable Espetada.

2:00 pm – The Stepping
The grape stepping begins, the high point of the event where everyone can, and must, participate using the traditional way – barefoot!

2:45 pm – Madeira Wine Tasting

‘Al Fresco’ – conducted by our expert Roberto Gomes

Call  351 291 570 100 for bookings

Friday Orchestra Quartet Rock Concert, The English Church, Funchal
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm

Friday Orchestra Quartet Rock Concert

Riverdance, Led Zeppelin, Queen and Coldplay

Every Friday at 6pm
Entrance €17.50 at the door
Friday Orchestra Quartet Rock Concert, The English Church, Funchal
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm

Friday Orchestra Quartet Rock Concert

Riverdance, Led Zeppelin, Queen and Coldplay

Every Friday at 6pm
Entrance €17.50 at the door
Miguel Pires – Quinta do Furão, Santana
Sep 21 @ 8:30 pm

Miguel and his Piano… wonderful!

Bruna & Luis, Moynihans, Funchal
Sep 21 @ 9:00 pm

Live music at the sports bar…

Sep
22
Sat
Philharmonic Guerrilhas, Miradouro Pico dos Barcelos, Funchal
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am

Fantastic view of Funchal, with music. Last concert in the series.

Wine Harvest Festivities, Quinta do Furão , Santana
Sep 22 @ 12:30 pm

Every year and during the month of September, the Quinta do Furão Hotel joins in with the countless cultural displays held round the island, as part of the celebrations of the wine harvest
For the occasion the Quinta do Furão has programmed a set of educational-cultural activities providing both guests and the general public the opportunity of taking part in a traditional live harvest festival, sampling a buffet inspired by the island’s traditional cuisine and to enjoy a wine tasting.

12:30 pm – Welcome to Participants
A wine aperitif Madeira on Ice is served on the cliff, next to the hotel, accompanied by the traditional sounds of a local Folklore Group, in harmony with one of the most breathtaking scenery of the island – the Atlantic Ocean and the uncut Northeast Coast.

1:00 pm – Lunch

A typical Madeiran Buffet, served around the wine press, consisted mainly of local delicacies, including the inevitable Espetada.

2:00 pm – The Stepping
The grape stepping begins, the high point of the event where everyone can, and must, participate using the traditional way – barefoot!

2:45 pm – Madeira Wine Tasting

‘Al Fresco’ – conducted by our expert Roberto Gomes

Call  351 291 570 100 for bookings

Cider Festival, Santo da Serra
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm

With the aim of promoting the secular tradition that is behind the manufacture of cider, the village of Santo da Serra annually promotes a popular festivity as a tribute to the cider, a local popular beverage, in a festivity which guarantees lots of entertainment.  This event includes several cultural activities such as a small parade, the pressing of the apples, the cider making, musical performances and exhibitions related to this product.

Madeira Classical Orchestra, Baltazar Dias Municipal Theatre
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm

Inaugural Concert for the new season.

Miguel Pires, Le Med, Vila Porto Mare, Funchal
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm

The repertoire ranges from Portuguese to Brazilian Music, with English, American and Latin songs.

Acoustic Junkies & Ramshank, Barreirinha Bar Café, Funchal
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm

Great sounds at this bar overlooking the sea.

Live Music with Robin Hird, House Jazz, Funchal
Sep 22 @ 8:00 pm

Robin Hird, a blues/jazz guitarist, will be playing at House Jazz from 8pm. Come along for a great night. Good music and good food. Around 10pm Alex “the singing chef” will be singing songs from The American song book.

 

Tiago Bettencourt, Praça do Povo, Funchal
Sep 22 @ 9:00 pm

In support of Feira de Economia Social e Solidária

L Concerts 2018 featuring Indignu, Ponta do Sol
Sep 22 @ 10:00 pm

The concerts take place in the idyllic Estalagem da Ponta do Sol hotel. These unique concerts take place in a walled garden set high on the cliff top with the most amazing views to the sea and down onto the town of Ponta do Sol.
The gardens are transformed with chairs, settees and cushions that deliver the most ambient setting under the stars. These small and intimate concerts feature exceptional national and international artists across all genres of music.
The concerts are very popular and it is advisable to book by calling 291 970 200.
Tickets are €6 and this includes at least one free drink from the bar!

The Indignu are one of the most interesting post-rock bands in Portugal, through their guitars they bring the feeling of Portuguese nostalgia and emotion.

With several tours in Europe, it can be said that this is a classic case of Portuguese artists who play more abroad than in their own Country, they present themselves for the first time in Madeira in Concertos L.

SCAT Funchal Music Club & Restaurant, Funchal
Sep 22 @ 10:00 pm

Diana Duarte presents Amura, her new album.

 

Sep
23
Sun
Madeira Uphill, Funchal
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am

Madeira Uphill 2000 is an international athletic event which will be hosted for the second  time in the city of Funchal and which involves athletes from many countries. The scenic race circuit is ideal for long distance runners.

The race starts at Avenida do Mar from 08h30 and finish at Pico do Areeiro, where the finish line is set at 1,821 metres altitude. The race is open to athletes as well as members of the general public.