Optimus Alive 2013: Green Day, Depeche Mode, Kings of Leon

Optimus Alive 2013: Green Day, Depeche Mode, Kings of Leon

In a short time Optimus Alive has become one of Portugal’s major festivals attracting some of the biggest names in the music industry. This trend looks set to continue with this year’s monster line up sure to keep the crowds pumped and enjoying the Lisbon Summer nights. Optimus Alive 2013 happens in Lisbon from the 12th, 13th and 14th of July. more ...

Jazzaldia 2013: Bringing jazz to San Sebastian

Jazzaldia 2013: Bringing jazz to San Sebastian

The smooth rounds of jazz are going to float on the summer breeze when the 48th edition of Jazzaldia returns to San Sebastian from the 24th to the 28th of July 2013. This year organisers have put together a world class festival, featuring some of the biggest names in jazz and pop including John Zorn, Diana Krall, Jamie Cullum and Elvis Costello. more ...

NYC Pride Celebrations

NYC Pride Celebrations

It is one long rainbow coloured weekend in New York when the annual NYC Pride celebrations roll around. The streets are filled with people who come to celebrate Gay Pride and to continue the struggle for gay rights not only in New York but around the world. This year NYC Pride will be on the 28th, 29th and 30th of June 2013. more ...

Gay Pride Sitges 2013

Gay Pride Sitges 2013

For many it is Sitges’ most eagerly anticipated yearly event. Five days of music, partying and mayhem. More than 60,000 people from all corners of the World. Concerts, fashion, acceptance, sun, beach, parades, shows…We are talking about Sitges Gay Pride. more ...

Rotary Convention in Lisbon 2013

Rotary Convention in Lisbon 2013

From the 23rd to the 26th of June, Rotary International members are going to meet in Lisbon to celebrate teh 104th International Rotary Convention, an annual event which unites Rotary members form around the world. This will be on be one of the biggest conventions held in Portugal and organisers are expecting 25,000 people to attend. more ...

Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Rome 2013

Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Rome 2013

The walls of the coliseum in Rome are set to shake to the sound of rolling thunder when thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts roll into Rome. Drawn to Rome from the far flung corners of Europe they are set to lay siege to the historic centre of the eternal city as they celebrate the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary from the 13th to the 16th of June 2013. more ...

Sand Sculpture Festival 2013, Algarve

Sand Sculpture Festival 2013, Algarve

Considered to be the largest event of its kind, 50 national and international artists transform more than 40, 000 tons of sand into amazing, but temporary, works of art. The International Sand Sculpture Festival is based on a different theme every year, last year was Idols, this year it is Music. Expect to see sand sculptures up to 12 feet tall of your favourite rock, folk or pop group or maybe even sculptures representing dance and classical music. more ...

Cap Roig Festival 2013

Cap Roig Festival 2013

During summer in Spain it seems there are endless festivals and concerts occurring all over the country. Of all the festivals there is one which stands out from the rest, the Cap Roig Festival. Performing at this year’s festival will be Elton John, Mark Knopfler, Diana Krall and many others. The festival runs from the 20th of July to the 16th August 2013. more ...

Rock in Rio Brasil 2013

Rock in Rio Brasil 2013

With a line up featuring world renowned artists Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, Iron Maiden, David Guettea, Alicia Keys and Bon Jovi it comes as no surprise that tickets for one of the world’s biggest music festival Rock in Rio 2013 sold out in four hours. For seven days Rio de Janeiro will focus the attention of the music world from the 13-15 and 19-22 of September 2013. more ...

Bilbao BBK Live 2013 Program

Bilbao BBK Live 2013 Program

Every year, thousands of people make the pilgrimage to Kobetamendi to pay homage to rock, alternative and electronic music at the Bilbao BBK Live. BBK Live is one of the biggest summer music festivals in Spain. Groups such as Metallica, R.E.M, Coldplay, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Prodigy, Iron Maiden and Radiohead have graced the stage in previous editions. If you think they are good, sure that this year’s line up won’t let you down. more ...

Afrikaburn 2013

Afrikaburn 2013

Now into its seventh year, Afrikaburn is a gathering of self-reliant, expressive people who create themed camps, mutant vehicles, colourful costumes and fantastic music, a place where freedom of expression reigns supreme.Afrikaburn 2013 occurring from the 1st to the 6th of May. more ...

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2013

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2013

In the Renaissance city of Florence music has always placed an important role and at the very centre of this is the Teatro del Maggio Musicale which hosts the annual Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Florence Music Festival. Along with Bayreuth and Salzburg, it is one of the oldest and most prestigious European Musical Festivals and this year will take place in Florence from the 2nd of May to the 25th of June. more ...

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