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Bill Wyman

Sala: Luz de Gas

Fecha: 16/06/12

Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings

Bill Wyman: bajo eléctrico, Beverley Skeete: La voz, Georgie Fame: Teclados y voz, Geraint Watkings: teclado, acordeón y voz, Terry Tailor: guitarra y voz, James Powell: batería, Frank Mead: vientos, Nick Payno : vientos.

http://www.luzdegas.com/

http://www.billwyman.com/

 

 

Stone Roses

Sala: Razzmatazz- Sala 1

Fecha: 08 y 09/06/12

La mítica banda de Manchester, recientemente reunida, actuarán por primera vez en Barcelona los días 8 y 9 de junio dando contenido a dos Fiestas Oficiales muy especiales de FIB 2012, Benicàssim. Los conciertos tendrán lugar en la sala Razzmatazz.

John Squire, Ian Brown, Mani y Reni dieron vida a los singles ‘So Young’ y ‘Sally Cinnamon’ y, sobre todo, al homónimo álbum de debut de 1989 y su secuela, después de la interminable batalla legal con Silvertone, ‘The Second Coming’ (1994). A la postre, epitafio para una banda que revolucionó, desde su Manchester natal, el pop británico de finales de los 80 y sentó las bases para el de los 90.

Melodías pop -de Beatles a Simon & Garfunkel-, bailables ritmos sincopados con un pie en el acid house y un virtuoso Squire a la guitarra, llenaron de sólidos argumentos las excelentes composiciones incluidas en su debut.12 himnos que marcaron una época y que han servido tanto de banda sonora a generaciones, como de inspiración para cientos de bandas de todo el mundo. Sus fans les profesan devoción casi mística, en consonancia con los mesiánicos títulos de algunos hits del cuarteto como  ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ y ‘I Am the Resurrection’, o el propio título de su segundo álbum, ‘Second Coming’, en referencia a la segunda venida de Cristo y como símil de la cruenta lucha con Silvertone por su carta de libertad, que demoró durante cinco años el segundo trabajo de la banda y minó las expectativas de sus miembros.

Por último, destacar que la formación original, que ahora de reúne, visitó nuestro país, por única vez, el 23 septiembre 1989 en la sala Barraca de Valencia.

http://www.thestoneroses.org/

http://www.salarazzmatazz.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bring me the Horizon Tour

La banda inglesa Bring Me the Horizon vuelve a tocar en España por segunda vez después de estar en el Resurrection Fest el pasado 30 de Julio. Ahora regresan acompañando a Machine Head en su nueva gira The Eighth Plague tour.” 

Actuarán en Barcelona el próximo 15 de Noviembre junto a Machine head, Devil Driver y Darkest Hour, presentando temas de su último disco “There is a Hell, Believe me I’ve seen it. There is a Heaven, Let’s keep it a Secret.” Continuarán su gira por países como Francia, Alemania, Netherlands, Reino Unido y muchos más.

Os dejo con un playlist en grooveshark con los temas que tocaron en el Resurrection Fest, espero que lo disfrutéis.

Zoel Velazquez

XXlV Festival de Blues de Cerdanyola

Del 14 al 23 de octubre y como cada año se realiza en Cerdanyola del Válles el Festival Internacional de blues.

Este festival que años antes ya nos trajo a grandes figuras del género como Richard Bona, Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Edgar Winter, Charles Walker & The Dynamites, Linda Gail Lewis, Mick Taylor, Lady Dottie, Mike Farris, Ten Years After, Johnny Winter, Solomon Burke, y un gran etc…. en esta edición no bajan la intensidad de los conciertos y ni mucho menos.

Vuelven a la carga con un cartel estelar:

A Contra Blues
Andreu Martínez Band
Big Yuyu & The Hot Nite Band
Blackfoot
Blue Heart
Blueschool Sessions
Conferencia – Concert sobre Robert Johnson: Hernan “Chino” Senra i Manolo López Poy
Devon Allman’s Honeytribe
El Puchero del Hortelano
Gospel Vallès
Music Archeology
Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash
The Brimstone Days
The Yardbirds
Very Pomelo
Y&T

y muchas más actuaciones por todos los bares y salas de conciertos de la ciudad.

Para mas información:

http://www.bluesdecerdanyola.com/es

http://www.facebook.com/bluesdecerdanyola

 

bomba estereo

Sala Apolo

Fecha: 07/07/2011

Apertura del concierto: Facto de la Fe

Género: Canción popular melodramática / Electro / Folk

Discográfica Polen Records (colombia), Nacional Records (usa)

Sitio Web www.bombaestereo.com

Las Pelotas

Surgidos de la disolución de Sumo,  grupo que cambió el curso del Rock Argentino en los 80’s, Las Pelotas es una de las bandas más convocantes y reconocidas de la Argentina.

Con 13 discos editados, 22 años de carrera y  una incontable lista de presentaciones en vivo, Las Pelotas se convirtió en indiscutido referente del rock en Argentina ubicándose aún hoy en los primeros puestos y sonando constantemente en las radios de todo el país.

Visitan España en Septiembre, aqui les dejamos toda la info necesaria para que no tengan excusas, este concierto es un MUST!

Fechas y salas:

06-09 Palma de Mallorca, Sala Assaig

07-09 Málaga, Sala Eventualmusic

08-09 Madrid, Festival Getafe En vivo

10-09 Santiago de Compostela, Fest Rock in way

11-09 Barcelona, Sala Razzmatazz

http://www.laspelotaspage.com/

 

 

BombaEstereo

 

Tras haber conseguido en Womex 2010 corroborar su consideración de ser la revelación latina mundial del 2010, Bomba Estéreo realizó una exitosa gira por España el pasado mes de noviembre.

Además, el pasado verano fueron de los diez artistas más destacados del Sonar 2010. Arrazaron en el Étnibal de Girón, en La Mar de Músicas en Cartagena y en La Semana Grande de Gijón.

Bomba Estéreo han sido realmente la Bomba del pasado Womex 2010, no en su expresión más folclórica sino en la más contemporánea. La energía de Lí Saumet, su enorme voz, su actitud punk en escena y sus letras comprometidas arrasan por donde quiera que vayan. La potente banda liderada por Simón al bajo y varias máquinas se distingue por fundir la electrónica  y el dub con la música tradicional colombiana, empezando por la cumbia, pasando por la champeta y llegando al bullerengue. Julián a la guitarra y una decena más de máquinas con la presencia brutal de uno de los mejores percusionistas y baterias de Bogotá, Kike (ex-sidesstepper) junto a sus coloridos y psicodélicos audiovisuales ponen la guinda final a esta banda.

 

 

02.09.2011 Fiestas de Santa Perpetua de Mogoda, Barcelona

03.09.2011 Cidade da Cultura Santiago de Compostela

06.09.2011 Festival Music, Love and Root, Sala El Loco Valencia

07.09.2011 Bomba Estéreo + Facto de Fe Sala Apolo Barcelona

08.09.2011 Bomba Estéreo + Meneo Casa de América Madrid

09.09.2011 Bomba Estéreo + Sonido Vegetal + DJ Benas Sevilla

10.09.2011 Festival Eolica Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

 

http://www.bombaestereo.com/

http://www.myspace.com/bombaestereo

http://es-es.facebook.com/BombaEstereo

http://bombaestereo.tumblr.com/

http://twitter.com/#!/bombaestereo

 

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Soyprensa’s adventure to cover the world famous Jazz Fest in New Orleans began as soon as we stepped out of the airplane that took us from Florida to Louisiana. Not knowing much about the city of New Orleans, other than that it had been hit by one of the worst natural disasters in recent history, we weren’t quite sure what to expect. One of the first things we found at the Louis Armstrong Airport, probably the coolest name an airport can have, was a huge painting of Armstrong playing among some of the other jazz greats such as Fats Domino and Thelonious Monk. The sight of this work of art showed us how this city perceives the art of music. Coming from a town where our home musicians are Latin pop-stars whose music is continuously looped through soap operas, this kind of respect was overwhelming and beautifully appropriate.

We got there on Thursday, May 5th, and tried to immediately make our way to the festival-I didn’t want to miss Lucinda Williams, who was scheduled to perform at 1:40 pm. By the time that we dropped off our bags and registered at the press tent, it was already 2. It was very discouraging to see all the people leaving the stage where Williams was supposed to be playing until 2:55. Forgetting that Louisiana is an hour behind Florida time, I erroneously concluded that she finished her set halfway through and that my chance was gone. With that feeling of a bad start, we went for a walk and ended up at the Gentilly Stage on the other side of the park. On that stage, halfway through their set, we found the local band The New Orleans Bingo! Show. With faces full of makeup, beautiful dancers, and great music, they made a fan of me almost instantly. I immediately picked up a copy of their latest album when they were finished. Next stop was the Original Royal Players Brass Band at the People’s Health Economy Hall Stage. This was a very traditional act. As the band played on the stage we saw several men in suits weaving their way through the tent and pulling up people to dance in the ever-growing line snaking its way through the tables and chairs scattered throughout the tent.

Our next move was to go and check out Galactic. As a general rule, I am not a big fan of jam bands. I usually find them boring and repetitive, however, Galactic put on a great show and pumped the crowd up to see the headliner, Wilco. Wilco took the Stage at 5:20 and played for close to two hours. Frontman Jeff Tweedy was in a good mood as he joked about the background of the stage (the silhouette of a group of people dancing), made fun of their drummer (saying that he was the only one who wanted to play You Never Know, simply because the song starts off with the drums), and playing a lot of their legendary album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. Further highlights of the show included a sing-a-long rendition of Jesus Etc., a rousing tribute to New Orleans through Hoodoo Voodoo, and a stellar set-closer with Heavy Metal Drummer.

On Saturday, our second day in New Orleans, and first day with the correct time, we decided to do typical tourist things in the morning before leisurely making our way back to the festival. We opted for 11 am drinks in the French Quarter and watched a great band, The Smoking Time Jazz Club, perform in the street. This little ensemble played without microphones or light shows, but easily rivaled many of the official Jazz Fest acts and ended up being one of my favorite performances of the whole weekend. Accompanied only by their instruments and a couple dancing (I fell in love with the female dancer), they drew a big crowd that sat quietly listening to their music and watching the show.

Stimulated by the spectacular street performances, we arrived at the festival with our spirits high, thanks in part to alcohol and in part to the beauty of the city. The first thing we did was grab a beer and head back to the Gentilly Stage to check out country music’s Jamey Johnson. With wild hair that made him looked more like a roadie for White Zombie and less like a guitar hero of country music, he dazzled the audience and put on a really great show. Johnson finished his set around 5 pm, but we had already left to catch the last twenty minutes of the local boys Better Than Ezra. Better Than Ezra has been kicking around for some years and I’ve seen them on festival lineups before, but never quite made it over to check them out. I was grateful that we decided to catch the end of their show because I really liked what I heard. With a sound very much in between indie and mainstream, the Louisiana band had people dancing and singing along. After they were done, the crowd stayed put and began to increase in volume. The reason for this was that the Grammy award winners Arcade Fire were schedule to perform next. The Canadian band took the stage at 5:35 pm on the dot and, as now is customary, opened the show with the aptly named Ready to Start. After that, it was an hour of complete bliss as the band played their way through their catalog. After the crowd exploded with Rebellion (Lies) the band left the stage for a few minutes only to come back with a special guest, Cindy Lauper. The surprise guest was well-received by the audience as they went into an Arcade Fire-ish rendition of Lauper’s infamous Girls Just Wanna Have Fun followed by Sprawl. After they thanked the pop legend, lead singer Win Butler led the band to close the show the best way they know how, playing the now timeless Wake Up, and sent us home with a rejuvenated love for them.

We finished our trip filled up with great food and delicious drinks from unparalleled bars. We met the nicest locals and enjoyed conversations with some of the most pleasant and charming people we’ve had the pleasure of getting to know in a long time. We had the great fortune of seeing fantastic local bands performing for tourists and locals alike, and we even got to meet some of them. All in all, we had a great time at the festival and roaming around the city. This is a festival that everyone who loves music can go and enjoy, one that goes hand in hand with the city’s spirit of love, respect and protection of their heritage and music in general.

Here are some pictures taken by our staff photographer Nancy Florian:

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MGMT, Avett Brothers, Sublime with Rome, Jason Mraz and many others gave life to the Sunfest in West Palm Beach this year. The festival was set in the very picturesque bay in West palm Beach. Soyprensa’s adventure at Sunfest consisted in two days in the festival, opening day and Saturday that featured the ubber-hipster MGMT.

The first day of the festival took place from 5 in the afternoon to 10:30 at night. Our first stop was to check out the reggae band The Supervillians. The band took the stage a little passed 7 PM, and consisted in six surfers playing a Ska-ish reggae, in other words, the perfect band to play in that stage before Sublime. After a while of this, we decided to go to the “Tire Kingdom Stage” (No kidding, that was the real name) to see the very excellent Avett Brothers. Now, I have to say something about this band, all of us here at Soyprensa are huge fans of this bluegrassy/folkish/punkish ensemble, so don’t judge us if we’re biased. The North Carolina band took the stage around 8:15 PM and from the beginning had the crowd in the palm of their hand. After an hour and a half of beautiful melodies, aggressive Banjo and pure energy, the Brothers left us wanting more and wishing for their speedy return to Florida.

To end the night, we decided to check out Sublime. Rome (The new singer) sings and plays very similar to the late Bradley Nowell, and the band seemed to enjoy playing in front of an audience again. Here’s the thing about Sublime, they sound outdated. This may be due to the fact that after their success so many bands tried to emulate their sound, some succeeded at this, and this made their once original sound become some how generic, and it showed on this show.

The second day arrived with grey skies. The probability of rain was high, and that is a dangerous thing for a family festival such as the Sunfest. Luckily it was just the clouds and no water. The first band of the day was the indie rock band Steel Train. The band from New Jersey performed for a little over an hour, and their garage guitars and folk influence was the perfect sound for all hipsters and scenesters that were getting to the grounds for the MGMT show. After Steel Train left the stage it was MGMT’s turn. People went crazy when they started playing, and the band reciprocated that energy. The band played for an hour and a half and pleased the audience with all their hits, psychedelic sounds and a impromptu race by the barricades that separated the crowd and the stage. It was very obvious that the band from Connecticut enjoyed their time playing here and gave their all.

All in all, the festival brought a great crowd, erasing the lines between demographics thanks in part to it’s eclectic line up, in part to the lack of shows coming to this part of the country during summer, but most of all, thanks to bringing artists that people wanted to see. It’s unfair to compare this year’s festival to last year’s. A lot has happened since, people are not so afraid to spend some money; I’m not so mad about the Flaming Lips cancelling at the last minute (that happened last year) or maybe it was just a better line up for my taste in music.

All we can hope for is that Sunfest keeps up the good job and that the revival of Langerado becomes a healthy competition of bringing the best music possible to South Florida.

Diego Dazza

Some pics of the festival, enjoy!

Photos by: Veronica Peña
& Liliana Mora

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The fourth annual Outside Lands Music & Arts festival returns to San Francisco’s historic Golden Gate Park this year from August 12-14. Previously lionized as “two days of genre-and generation-crossing music (plus chicken and waffles,” Outside Lands is a surefire way to keep your summer grooving with a genre-bending and exciting musical
lineup. With Muse and Phish headlining alongside Grammy-dominating Arcade Fire, Outside Lands is certain to be comprehensive and exhilarating event. An action-packed and jovial event, Outside Lands is once again bringing together a diversified musical lineup that features new, relatively unknowns alongside living legends like John Fogerty and Mavis Staples. Other household names on the billing include The Black Keys, Deadmau5, MGMT, The Decembrists, Girl Talk, Erykah Badu, and The Roots. A huge new addition to the festival lineup, The Strokes are scheduled to appear in their first live appearance since 2009.

After exploding onto the festival milieu with a star-studded program in 2008 (Radiohead, Beck, Tom Petty), Outside Lands returned with another stellar schedule in 2009 (Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, Tenacious D). The festival downsized in 2010 to a two-day affair, but is coming back strong in 2011 with a return to three days of delicious food, fine wine, eco-awareness, and a first-rate musical lineup. Diligently working to become a lovable and revered addition to San Francisco over the past three years, portions of every ticket sold to Outside Lands benefits the San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department.

As complement to the musical merriment, the festival’s Taste of the Bay Area once again welcomes local restaurants purveying their top-selling treats, and the festival’s famous Wine Lands returns again, a glorious tent filled with wine cask tabletops and samples from some of California’s finest vineyards. Festivalgoers can sip their
full-bodied reds as they navigate the Festival Marketplace, which is back for 2011 and boasting some of the best shopping west of the Sierra Nevada. The Festival Marketplace is chock full of quality craftsmen, artisans, vendors, and official festival merchandise. Outside Lands is also welcoming back its Eco Lands. Eco Lands is the tangible representation of the festival’s sustainability mission and commitment to environmental conservation and carbon footprint reduction. The festival encourages recycling, composting, biking and boasts a solar-powered Panhandle Stage and farmer’s market. Ever environmentally conscious, Outside Lands is offering a refillable water program as well as valet bike parking and urban gardening workshops.

Three-day and VIP passes are available on the festival’s website, and range in price from $199.50-$450.00. At the time of this writing, there are only limited Regular and VIP tickets available.

The full line up for this year’s event is below:

Muse, Phish (2 Sets) • Arcade Fire • The Black Keys, Deadmau5 • MGMT • Girl Talk •The Decemberists • John Fogerty • Erykah Badu • The Original Meters • Beirut • The Roots • Arctic Monkeys • Big Audio Dynamite • STS9 • Warren Haynes Band • Big Boi • Major Lazer • Julieta Venega • Sia • OK GO • Greyboy Allstars • Josh Ritter & TheRoyal City Band • Old 97?s • Mavis Staples • !!! • Latyrx f. Lyrics Born & Lateef • Best Coast • Collie Buddz • Phantogram • Charles Bradley • Foster the People • Lotus • STRFKR • Junip • Pajama Party • Infamous Stringdusters • The Vaccines • Toro Y Moi • Vetiver • The Limousines • The Stone Foxes • Joy Formidable • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis • Wye Oak • Ana Tijoux • Orgone • Lord Huron • Tamaryn • Grouplove • Fresh & Onlys • Ximen Sarinana • Ty Segall • Sunbirds • Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers • Diego’s Umbrella • Ghost Robot.

 

By Alex Van Clief