The Americans Prophets of Rage, the British Skunk Anansie and Fischer-Z and the Portuguese Linda Martini are the first confirmed names for the music festival of Vilar de Mouros of 2019, the organization announced today.
The festival, which last year received more than 30,000 spectators, runs from August 22 to 24 in Vilar de Mouros, in the municipality of Caminha.
The 2019 edition features the Portuguese band Linda Martini, formed in 2003, who released their latest album this year under their own name.
It also marks the Portuguese debut of the Prophets of Rage, formed in 2016, with members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill.
The British Skunk Anansie, led by Skin, return to the stage of Vilar de Mouros, after the presence in 2000.
Veteran Fischer-Z, one of the New Wave names in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s – who have performed several times in Portugal – complete the first batch of names announced for Vilar de Mouros.
Besides the concerts, the festival has other attractions, such as street shows.
Vilar de Mouros, with its roots in the 1960s and the first edition to be rejoined in 1971, with Elton John and Manfred Man, is sponsored by EDP, which gives its name to the festival.