Several spaces in the Avenida da Liberdade area in Lisbon host concerts by artists and bands such as Johnny Marr, Jungle or Conan Osiris on Friday and Saturday at the Super Bock Music Festival in Stock.
Among the 12 concert halls of this festival are the Sao Jorge cinema, the Capitoline and Tivoli theatres, the Coliseu dos Recreios, Maxime (which has recently reopened as a restaurant and bar in a building converted into a hotel), the Foz Palace and the Casa of the Alentejo.
On Friday, Manuel Fúria and the Shipwrecked with guests, Johnny Marr and Captain Fausto, and on Saturday, Still Corners, U.S. Girls and Jungle.
Tivoli is ‘booked’ for Lena D’Água and First Lady with the band Xita and Conan Osirios on Friday, and for Tim Bernardes and Holly Miranda on Saturday.
The extensive poster also includes artists and bands such as Beatriz Pessoa, David Bruno, Pirate Cassette, Fire Fire, NGA, Dino D’Santiago, Masego, Darksunn, Elvis Perkins, Charles Watson, Lola Mars, Conner Youngblood, Rekkie Snow, Birds are Indie and The Saxophones.
In addition to the 12 rooms, there will also be concerts on a bus that will take you through the central area of Avenida da Liberdade and Restauradores, passing through various rooms, and that can be used free of charge by those who have tickets to the festival. On Friday, the music on board is in charge of the duo Funkamente! and on the Sabbath of the Hercules.
This year, the music festival is renamed the first edition, leaving the name of Vodafone Mexefest, in exchange for the main sponsor, from the telecommunications company to the brewery, the concept is the same.
Despite this change, the promoter of the festival, Luis Montez da Música em Coração, told Lusa that the concept of the festival is the same: “To show the new talent, to accompany the artists while they are still taking the first steps and be surprised by new trends, new sonorities “.
The Super Bock in Stock festival took place from 2008 to 2010, later renamed to Vodafone Mexefest, between 2011 and 2017, now taking its initial name.