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Band from the film “Variações“, Tiago Bettencourt, Neev, the Legendary Tigerman, Capitão Fausto and 5 emerging bands from the Algarve perform on the ramp of Teatro das Figuras
The 5 unique concerts that will bring together national artists devoted to emerging locations, at FIGURAS À RAMPA, are postponed to the second half of August, between the 19th and 27th, at the ramp of Teatro das Figuras, in Faro. This rescheduling is part of a need imposed by current pandemic circumstances. Tickets are on sale in the usual places, those who have already purchased their ticket do not need to exchange it for the new dates as they remain valid.
The start is now scheduled for August 19: first with Galopim, a project from Faro and one of the most applauded by the music industry who attended the concert given by the duo as part of the first edition of South Music and, later, with the band of the film “Variações” created for the tribute film to António Variações, which makes us dance live and sing some of the most beautiful and timeless songs of Portuguese pop.
Tiago Bettencourt performs the following day, August 20th. One of the greatest artists that Portugal has seen born in the last two decades, musician, singer and author of several songs that we all know and know how to sing by heart, takes the stage after Nanook, a “one man show” that features engaging melodies, with the blues and folk in the background.
On August 21, FIGURAS À RAMPA welcomes the composer, multi-instrumentalist, interpreter and writer, NEEV, who promises not to leave out of the repertoire “Dancing in the Stars”, the theme that led him to the final of the Festival da Canção this year, becoming the most voted artist by the public. The night begins with another rising talent from the Algarve, the singer, rapper and composer Infante, who mixes Rap and R&B, Hip-Hop and Soul, served by his unmistakable timbre.
On the night of August 26, The Legendary Tigerman comes to Faro to deliver love in rock’n’roll form, promising to reactivate our happiest memories of concerts on summer nights, even with the safety distance that will separate us and the mask that will hide our smiles. The public will have already entered a return to the future mode by then, with the blues and rock of the 50s, 60s and 70s of the Algarve band The Mirandas, who have long conquered the South and are now looking elsewhere Cardinals of Portugal and the World.
The concerts by Capitão Fausto and Catalina mark the end of the event, on August 27th. The band from Lisbon, which in 2020 crowned a national tour through the theaters with a sold out concert in Campo Pequeno alongside the Orquestra Filarmonia das Beiras, returns to play live after the Sol Posto experience, a concert film that took fans north to the south of the country and the islands to more than 70 movie theaters, making it one of the most watched films of the year. The night starts with Pop, R&B and Soul by Catalina, an artist from the Algarve who went solo after her participation in “The Voice Portugal” in 2017 but who was previously part of several musical projects in the region such as “GRYT”, “Epiphany” and “Gaijas”.
Tickets have a single price of €10, with a percentage of the revenue being given to the Associação Recreativa e Cultural de Músicos de Faro. All shows will be recorded and broadcast in deferred on the Teatro das Figuras social networks, so that as many people as possible can have access to these special FIGURAS À RAMPA concerts. New times will be announced shortly.
FIGURAS À RAMPA aims to respond to the Guaranty Culture Program in partnership with Teatro das Figuras and the Municipality of Faro, enriching the theater’s programming but also the city’s cultural offer, in a way to resume and return to shows. There is a strong investment in consolidated talent and in its combination with local artists chosen to integrate the program, selected from the projects participating in South Music. These shows also involve teams, structures, suppliers, companies providing services in the audiovisual field, which thus have the opportunity to resume operations, promoting a gradual return to work in the sector. This project is translated into a collaborative effort with municipal entities, local and national press and contemplates direct support to an essential fabric, also in crisis: restaurants and hotels.