Ten groups and a soul and urban poster for the Maspalomas Music Festival

by / Wednesday, 22 August 2018 / Published in noticias

Ten groups and a soul and urban poster for the Maspalomas Music Festival

The festival gathers 10 bands from September 31 to September 2, 2018 in the Parque Urbano del Sur

The second edition of the Maspalomas Music Festival returns to the Parque Urbano del Sur with a proposal that opts for urban rhythms and for more Jazz and Soul, which will share space with the so-called world music and international artists. In this second edition, the festival rises in level and brings together 10 international, national and local bands in the Parque Urbano del Sur, with free admission.

The Maspalomas Musica Festival will kick off on August 31 and will occupy the green space of the municipality for the entire weekend, with the achievement of music proposals from a dozen bands from 18:00 hours until the end of the week. 01:00 in the morning.

The poster includes bands from three continents, which will travel to Gran Canaria in a firm, determined and ambitious bet for good international music. On this occasion cel festival has the energy-filled voices of Saritah, Shirley Davis & The Silverbacks, Flavia Coehlo, and the funky and southern rock proposal of The 300 and The Soul Jacket, among others. Like the previous edition, the cast of artists will have a large presence of women, which will be the highlight of a weekend that ranges from Latin percussion to R & B and Reggae, through the best Soul, Jazz, HipHop and Rap.

In addition, the Maspalomas Music Festival shares space with local artists and young musicians from the islands and especially from San Bartolomé de Tirajana. This is the case of the groups from the southern municipality, the Gox and Yey & Dey groups, which will join the cartel with those representing the archipelago, the Banadú and Burning Yama groups.

The mayor of San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Marco Aurelio Pérez, has defined the event as “a weekend of pop, soul, rock, funky, electronic and all musical styles” that will be “an absolute combination in the Parque Urbano del Sur “, with free admission and” the opportunity to spend a full day of music in the municipality “. As the first mayor pointed out, the Maspalomas Music Festival “will serve to accommodate groups of San Bartolomé and local artists from here and throughout Gran Canaria” in “a festival with international bands” that aims to serve as a boost “to the diversification of the entertainment offer “of San Bartolomé de Tirajana. The appointment with the music of the world returns to the Parque Urbano del Sur, a large green space of 6.233 square meters with seating, gardens, a lake, bathrooms, and a large area for shows with stage and all services with a capacity of more than 3,000 people.

Live music from 18 to 1

The first day of the festival will be marked by a mix of styles on stage, which will open the Canarian band Banadú and his Soul, Jazz, Funk, HioHop, Groove and Future Soul and his proposal of music from the Canary Islands to the world. The Galician The Soul Jacket will inherit the stage with their classic Rock and Roll with rhythm Rythm & Blues, which is carried away by the Californian psychedelia and southern Soul. As closing of the first day of Maspalomas Music Festival will be in the municipality the voice of Soul with the UK band, Shirley Davis & The Silverbacks. The English artist based in Australia, will bring her characteristic Soul Afro-Beat, which combines power and warmth in her second album “Wishes & Wants”.

The local artists of San Bartolomé de Tirajana of the Gox band will open on Saturday and the second day of music at the Parque Urbano del Sur, with their characteristic urban styles, followed by the artists of Vecindario Burning Yama, with a reggae Canarian root with rap, samba and percussion tones.

On Saturday he will take on an international look with the Korean-Australian Saritah with the best songs from his third album, “Dig Deep”, and his vibrant Reggae, Dancehall, Pop and Soul, with an organic sound with acoustic flavors, overflowing joy, inspiring lyrics and its colorful celebrations on the stage. The last artist of the night will take the audience on a journey through the world with Flavia Coehlo that brings a proposal of Carioca folklore, samba, Latin rhythms and the nomadic experience of an artist without labels and a vibrant staging.

The urban style will take over the last session of the Maspalomas Music Festival with the young artists of San Bartolomé de Tirajana Yei & Dey, to make way for Los300, a commitment to the Funk that invites a multitudinous party of sounds on stage. The Grenadians bring to the island lyrics full of the hook of “Jack, The Fighting Kangaroo”, his latest work, which unites samba, percussion, a lot of rhythm, and good humor.

Source: Communication Cabinet City of San Bartolome de Tirajana

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