Do summer nights, beautiful gardens and excellent music sound like the perfect combination to you? High quality and high mix is the motto of the Cool Jazz Festival that presents leading contemporary singers and instrumentalists in unique locations close to Lisbon. The performances will be held in stunning open-air locations. Before or after the shows, take the opportunity to learn more about this region. In bygone days, this zone served as the pleasure grounds for kings and nobleman. There is no shortage of attractions - beautiful palaces and museums, busy and quiet beaches, fine restaurants and plenty of amusements. You won’t want to leave!
The Fat Freddy’s Drop show is scheduled for July 5, 2022. The European tour has as its motto the presentation of the long awaited fifth album of originals, and, as is already the band’s habit, with release date and name in the secret of the gods. The band consists of seven musicians and started as a jam band in the late 1990s. Its style is unmistakable thanks to the strong sound personality that results from the fusion of Dub, reggae, soul and jazz, ensuring an energetic live presence.
Attend the Boom Festival and celebrate art, freedom and nature along the banks of the Idanha-a-Nova dam. This biannual festival, held during full moon in August, is a singular event dedicated to independent and artistic culture. It includes performing arts, music, multimedia, painting, bio construction, theatre, cinema, conferences, workshops and installations. The festival’s organisers also have a strong ecological awareness and are pursuing projects in the area of sustainability - in particular the treatment of waste residues and water. The Boom Festival has an extremely beautiful setting, which offers unique views over the historic village of Monsanto and is integrated within Geoparque Naturtejo - a zone which has been classified by UNESCO, due to its geological riches and valuable natural, historical and cultural heritage.
On his international tour in 2020, Brazilian singer Alceu Valença returns to Portugal and to the stage of Estúdio Time Out. With a 45-year career, Alceu assumes his northeastern identity, bringing to the stage styles such as forró, frevo, baião, the xote and the embolada, as well as successes that mark several generations such as “Annunciation”, “Belle de Jour”, “Tropicana”, “Silly Heart”, “Como Dois Animals”, “Sunflower”, “Táxi Lunar”, among others Alceu's successes. The concert will also present themes by Luiz Gonzaga (“Pagode Russo”, “Baião”, “Vem Morena”) and Jackson do Pandeiro (“O Canto da Ema”).
The Sudoeste (Southwest) Festival is the biggest summer festival in Portugal. It takes place in August in Zambujeira do Mar, a fishing town on the Alentejo coast famous for its beautiful beaches and mild temperatures. For five days there are performances by bands of various types. The show carries on through the early hours and onwards with electronic music, but to know all that will happen, take a look at its official website. As always, the party takes place at Zambujeira do Mar, a fishing town on the Alentejo coast famous for its beautiful beaches and mild temperatures. Those who acquire the festival pass have access to free camping, which means a vacation week for a very nice price!
The two members were founders of Birmingham's iconic triple REGGAE, which hit the UK's TOP on three occasions and sold over 70 million copies. The original UB40 lineup with Ali and Astro enjoyed huge success over a 40-year period from 1979 to 2019, including numerous #1 and several gold and platinum TOP 10's, as well as four Grammy nominations. Only with Ali Campbell, the legendary voice of the UB40, reunited with Astro. Audiences can experience the sound of the original UB40 lineup. All hits will be played. A unique opportunity to watch the sound of REGGAE live, in a show to remember.
In mid-August in the village of Cem Soldos near Tomar, the Bons Sons Festival spotlights the best of Portuguese music, embracing all genres and open to all generations. More than a festival, Bons Sons is a unique experience since the festival venue is the actual village, which accommodates eight stages, perfectly incorporated into its streets, squares, churches, and other local facilities, each with a different programming line. The integration in the village environment does not stop here, since the villagers themselves are involved in staging the festival, welcoming and supporting visitors in a special exchange between host and visitor that provides an unparalleled experience of a musical event.
ZNA Gathering is a biennial transe-psychedelic festival in Portugal. Located away from the tourists on the beaches and cities of Portugal, visitors gather in the well-known ZNA Land for a full week of transcendence and love. Brought together by members of the global trantrant scene, the mission of the ZNA Gathering is to combine great music with an idyllic place in nature, resulting in an experience where communication and energy flow in a retro-futuristic way.
On February 10, 2022, at LAV Lisboa ao Vivo, the real rock 'n' roll pump injected with punk, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes present the new "Sticky" in Portugal at the beginning of next year. Led by one of the baddest vocalists in the rock universe, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes are a real force of nature and, over the past six years, have become one of those bands that really have to be seen live.
The Cut Copy concert at the Lisbon Coliseum was rescheduled for 29 October. Australians bring to Portugal the sixth album "Freeze, Melt", which was released on 21 August this year, which includes the singles already released "Like Breaking Glass", "Love is All We Share" and "Cold Water". " Like Breaking Glass" evokes in a particular way the group’s music of excellence, emerging from it the high quality sounds and the unmistakable vocal skills of vocalist, Dan Whitford. Cut Copy are, without a shadow of a doubt, the perfect match between the electro-pop aesthetic, with the sensibility of an indie rock band, and that’s what makes them unique.
Don't miss the Sol da Caparica which in August brings the best of Portuguese music to Costa da Caparica, with lots of surfing and beach in the mix, too. This festival is held in the Parque Urbano (Urban Garden) of Costa da Caparica in Almada. You will find some great names from the music of Portugal, Africa and Brazil, places where Portuguese is spoken, in a true blast of a party that lasts four days. From hip hop to rock and fado, from samba to kizomba, there will be more than 11 hours of music every day in a huge sound range. Alongside this, the Sol da Caparica makes room for new values and for other arts such as dance, artistic expressions, graffiti and animation cinema. The more active festival-goers will have also plenty of options where adrenaline is guaranteed such as skateboarding, stand up paddle, surfing, windsurfing and bodyboarding.
Bon Iver, the American folk band, led and founded by Justin Vernon, features the new album "i,i" at Altice Arena. When Bon Iver released "For Emma, Forever Ago" in early 2008, he introduced Justin Vernon as one of the most talented songwriters of his generation and revealed a distinctive sound. His successor, the self-titled "Bon …