DigameXtra No. 1499 Monday, Dec. 30th 2019

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Tribute to Elvis by Mark Conner: Monday night Dec 30th. A great tribute show not to be missed. Free admission. El Mojito Carihuela, Calle Bulto 80, Málaga 29620.
Tel. +34 952 05 70 62 FB Link


A Night of Danish Entertainment: Thomas Eje live show Sat 18 Jan., Peña Bolichera Recinto Ferial, Fuengorila. Email for info: maddie@costa-events.com


Peet Rothwell as MICHAEL BUBLE: January 16th at 8pm. Something great to look forward in the new year at the Olive Tree, Coin! After 6 years we finally get a slot with Peet Rothwell as MICHAEL BUBLE! And what a tribute to the great man he is! Tickets are on sale now and at just 5€ a seat, it’s a great night out!
Tickets must be purchased in advance as we are going to be fully booked, so please dont leave it until the last minuite as you may not get in.
Please note that the kitchen will NOT be open on this night. See you then!
Maria Zambrano No. 17, Coín 29100 Tel +34 952 45 25 54 FB Link


Simply Mick Tour, Simply Red / Mick Hucknell tribute: ON SALE!
-TUE 3rd March, La Raqueta, Nerja
Tel: 951 83 57 96
Bookings must be made directly with the venue
-WED 4th March, La Sala Puerta Banus
Tel: 952 81 41 45
Bookings must be made directly with the venue
-THUR 5th March, Legends Bar, La Cala
Tel: 628 35 38 84
Bookings must be made directly with the venue
-SAT 7th March Moonlight Sunset Beach Hotel, Benalmadena
-SUN 8th March Danish Club Torre del Mar
For Reservations Contact Maddie Hjort
maddie@costaevents.com  http://www.costadeldisco.com/buy_tickets.html


Masquerade Party at The Gecko Lounge Bar New Year’s Eve: Dress to impress and dance away the night to party music from 9pm with DJ Jonny Howard, with nibbles, masks and a great atmosphere to see in the new year. Free Entry. No need to book just turn up! See you there! FB Link
Front line Puerto de La Duquesa, Manilva 29692.


New Year’s Eve at Meson Mudejar: The year is about to end. Feel invited to celebrate it with us! Enter into the new year with amazing food and joy.
Dance the night away with us!
Win yourself a bottle of wine or champagne in one of our dance competitions!
Do not hesitate to book!!
PS Our rooms are also available for you to stay and enjoy the party to the fullest.
Where: Meson Mudejar – Archez ; When: 31st December from 19:00
Menu price: 30 euro. After dinner, the party continues with music, party games with prizes and more. David P. 00447947213409 ; www.mesonmudejar.com
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SOLD: Beo vision 7-40 TV: Hi Naythan, just to let you know that I sold my TV with the announcement in your newsletter. Thanks! Happy new year!
Kind regards, Jan/Canillas de Aceituno. mareljb aT live dOt nl

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Vets still seeing cases of dog heart problems linked to grain-free food:
Exotic ingredients and boutique brands may also be linked to the health issues.
There is a growing list of pet owners whose healthy-sounding dog food may have somehow led to a serious heart problem in their pets called dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). One scary fact: While some dogs may take years to develop DCM, in others, the condition can develop quickly. Read full article at:

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Tuesday: Nerja, Salobrena
Wednesday: Rincon de la Victoria, Algarrobo Costa
Thursday: Velez Malaga, Torre del Mar, Frigiliana
Friday: Almunecar, Salobrena, La Herradura- Summers only
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