After the first edition, last summer, which gathered 38,000 participants (81% occupancy), the Les Nits de Barcelona festival has begun unveiling the poster that will be unveiled in 2024 in the grounds of the Palau Gardens in Pedralbes. Ten names include an increase in international attendance, with figures such as Patti Smith, first on the list so far, who will perform her July 5 concert as a quartet.
Accents of classic rock in the voice of a punk poet from Chicago, such as the one that will be presented next, on the 8th, by Rumors of Fleetwood Mac, a tribute band to the authors of songs like Dreams or Go your own way, which is what matters, as the festival points out , “with the personal support of Mick Fleetwood, founding member of the original band.” In this international arena, there is the idol Mika, the author of the hit song Grace Kelly (17 years old), who is now practicing French in her new album, Que ta tête fleurisse toujours, and the jazz singer and pianist Diana Krall (18 years old) with a concert. Of an anthological nature, in addition to Simple Minds, veterans of the pop anthem (19), and the British singer-songwriter Basinger (24), who celebrates his 10th anniversary as an artist with the album All the little things.
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In parallel, two female voices, Luz Casal (July 10) and Vanessa Martin (13 years old), will present a collection of hit songs, while Sopa de Cabra (11 years old) and Taboretti, the band of Anton Carreño and Willy Bárcenas (15 years old). They will have premiere materials in their hands. Mikel Ezal (23), who until recently was the leader of the group Ezal, concludes this program preview with their just-released debut album, El miedo y el paraíso.
Les Nits de Barcelona launched in 2023 with a tight margin to schedule its first edition, with the general competition scheduled for February. In its second season, it announces a “broad, selective and high-quality program.” Its director, Julie Guyot, President of Clippers Music Group, points out “a commitment to creating an entertainment space that arouses the interest of the audience with a show that is unique in form and content.”
Les Nits de Barcelona's gastronomic presentations will be presented in the parks around the village, as well as “various animations and activities that will activate the space through visual displays during the hours before the main event.” Tickets for these first ten concerts are available on the show's official website.
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