The Passeio Marítimo de Algés, Oeiras, hosts, between today and Saturday, more than a hundred shows, spread across seven stages, in the 13th edition of the festival Alive, whose poster includes The Cure, Vampire Weekend and The Smashing Pumpkins.
The music will be heard in the hall by 3:00 p.m. on the entrance porch, where one of the stages was set up. On the main stage, the concerts begin at 18:00 with the Portuguese Linda Martini. Then there are the Americans Weezer, the Portuguese Ornatos Violeta, who start in Oeiras a series of concerts commemorating the 20th anniversary of ‘The Monstro Needs Friends’, the band’s second album that split in 2002, and the British Mogwai and The Cure.
The premieres on Portuguese stages on this first day are scheduled for the secondary stage: Loyle Carner, “the new prodigy of British hip hop,” according to the organization of the festival, and Jorja Smith, “one of the most stimulating names of recent times. R & B “, also British.
For this stage will also happen the Portuguese Y.Azz X B-Mywingz, the British duo Honne, the American Sharon Van Etter, the Australian Xavier Rudd, the Swedish Robyn, and the British Hot Chip.
The Clubbing stage hosts Funkamente, Jaguar Jaguar, Samm Henshaw, Kojey Radical, Emicida, Stereossauro, which will have as special guests Camané, Chullage and Nerve, and Maribou State.
In Coreto, curated by Arruada, only Portuguese artists from various musical genres will perform Jasmim, Sunflowers, Ricardo Toscano, Solar Corona, and Vaarweel.
Today, Fado Café hosts Camané, Tiago Nacarato, and the band Variações, created under the tribute film to António Variações, and which brings the actor Sérgio Praia to musicians Duarte Cabaça, David Santos, Vasco Duarte and Armando Teixeira, responsible for the band sound of the feature film, which hits theaters on August 22.
In the festival, there is also a stage dedicated to humor, the Comedy, where Joana Ramos, Roda Bota Fora, Miguel 7 Estacas, Jel, Carlos Coutinho Vilhena and Fernando Rocha will play today.
Today, on this stage, which has been transformed into an art facility by Odeith, there will be live painting. A wall, about 30 meters long, will be painted live by Odeith and four graffiti artists, all Portuguese, chosen by him: Rote, Fyre, Vile and Stephan.
On stage mounted on the entrance porch, there will be Nassurra, The Rockets, and Ivo.
The Portuguese Institute of the Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA) forecasts high temperatures for today, in the region of Lisbon, between 23 degrees minimum and 38 degrees maximum.
The organization advises the public to “drink lots of water”, “put on sunscreen” and to wear “sunglasses and/or hat or cap”.
The doors of the NOS Alive precinct open at 3:00 p.m. and the last performance of the Hot Chip is scheduled for 03:00.
The organization advises the use of public transport for arrival and departure. “During the dawn of the festival days, CP will extend the Cascais Line schedules, through special trains departing from Algés, with trains running between Algés and Cais Sodré, between 02:15 and 05:15, and between Algés and Cascais, between 02:15 and 04:30.
Between 00:30 and 05:00 will run three careers of the special night service Carris: J, between the festival and the Sodre Pier, K, between the festival and the Marquis of Pombal, and L between the festival and Oriente Station.