Also will act the SBDU & Rapsusklei, Obeses, Senior i el Cor Brutal, Amparo Sánchez, Riu, Joan Miquel Oliver...
One of the oldest music festivals in Catalonia, L'Altaveu -Music and Song Festival of Sant Boi de Llobregat, will celebrate its 27th edition from 10th to 12th September 2015 in the same town of the Baix Llobregat. The northamericans Howe Gelb and M. Ward, Sidonie, Nacho Vegas, Christina Rosenvinge, Dorian Wood, Obeses presenting 'Monstres i Princeses', Riu, Amparo Sanchez and Joan Miquel Oliver with his latest solo album Pegasus, between other artists, will star this edition.
Howard Gelb, well known for being part of the group Giant Sand, with M. Ward is one of the most interesting folk-rock duos of today and it will be his only performance in Catalonia this year. They will perform their own songs and covers. Senior and El Cor Brutal will act the same night, they are headers of the Valencian alternative rock scene.
Another international artist that will perform at L'Altaveu is Dorian Wood. A singer, multi-instrumentalist that mixes pop, folk and musical theater. Last year this showman published 'Rattle, Rattle' in which mixed gospel, blues and Latin rhythms.
In the gardens of Ateneu Santboià Nacho Vegas will go on scene. He is one of the most celebrated singers of recent times that, since his departure from Manta Ray in the late nineties, has built a solid state recording career. He collaborated with Christina Rosenvinge, also present at the festival, in the album 'Verano Fatal' in 2007. It will present his latest work 'Resituación' with the company of the band La Trama Asturiana.
Among the artists who will perform at the small but beautiful Cal Ninyo theater are Amparo Sánchez (Amparanoia leader) who will perform an acoustic concert which. In the same night & place, the folkers Riu will present his work 'Abans tot això eren camps '. A work that travel throughout the geography of the traditional music in Catalonia, the Balearic Islands and Valencia.
In the same theater will act Christina Rosenvinge, by many called the muse of the independent national scene with his work ‘Lo Nuestro' and accompanied only other musician.
Most of L'Altaveu festival concerts are free. This year act for free in Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Sant Boi the bands Sidonie, presenting 'Sierra and Canada', Obeses and finalists Altaveu Frontera, a competitive section for new bands, Slack Time (hip hop, R&B and electronic) Anna Moliner (pop), Ella Speed (blues, New Orleans sound and noise) and Malvenidos (hip hop, blues and jazz).
Also, for the second consecutive year, will be seen in the same square the Sant Boi Urban Dance (SBUD), with dance students from different schools of the city, own production organized by Cultura F, with collaboration of Rapsusklei, Loren and DJ Chino.
In addition to the Plaza del Ayuntamiento stage, others are located at:
- Jardines del Ateneo
Av. Maria Girona, 2
Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona)
- Cal Ninyo
C. Joan Bardina, 44
Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona)
The dates of the concerts by days:
Thursday 10th August, 2015
Friday 11th August 2015
21:00/2015-09-11/Malvenidos/Plaza de l'Ajuntament
21:00/2015-09-11/Amparo Sánchez/Riu/Teatro de Cal Ninyo
22:00/2015-09-11/Sant Boi Urban Dance/Loren/Dj Xino/Rapsusklei/Plaza de l'Ajuntament
23:30/2015-09-11/Howe Gelb (Giant Sand) & M. Ward/Sènior i el Cor Brutal/Jardines de l’Ateneu Santboià
Saturday 12th August 2015
21:00/2015-09-12/Anna Moliner/Plaza de l'Ajuntament
21:00/2015-09-12/Christina Rosenvinge/Dorian Wood/ Teatro de Cal Ninyo
22:00/2015-09-12/Sidonie/ /Plaza de l'Ajuntament
23:30/2015-09-12/Nacho Vegas/Joan Miquel Oliver/ Jardines del Ateneu Santboià