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Sounds Like Summer - Music Festivals and Fiestas

Thursday July 9, 2015

Sounds Like Summer - Music Festivals and Fiestas

Fancy taking in some live music this weekend? Then you’re spoilt for choice as the island plays host to not one but two events over the next few days in the former island capital of Teguise and in Los Pocillos, just outside Puerto del Carmen.

Lanzarote Summer Music Festival

Of this brace of events the Lanzarote Summer Music Festival is the first out of the blocks. Kicking off with an open mic Karaoke All Stars event tonight before a packed programme of live performances on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th. All of the action takes place in the Plaza de Los Naciones in Los Pocillos – the large beach based just outside Puerto del Carmen as you drive in the direction of Matagorda and the airport – and is entirely free of charge.



Friday 10th

17:00 +Latina DJ
18:00 Los Beatchos
18:45 Rory & The Island
20:00 Sly Guitar Band
21:15 Jimmys Joplin
22:15 Beggars Belief
23:30 Emisora Clandestina

Saturday 11th

17:00 +Latina DJ
18:00 Massimo Santa Lucia
18:45 Mick James Band
20:00 Driven
21:15 Maldito Zurdo
22:15 Africa Yeah
23:30 Skatoons

Grand Summer Concert

Whilst on Saturday 11th the former island capital of Teguise plays host to a Grand Summer Concert, which will be taking place in the Plaza de la Mareta from 14.00 onwards as part of the annual fiesta held in honour of the Virgen del Carmen.

This year’s event features the Canarian Jazz Orchestra, who favour an Afro Cuban sound, along with Spanish rockers Efecto Pasilo and Emisora Clandestina, who are also performing later at the Summer Music Festival. Entrance costs €10.

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