São Paulo, September 1 (EFE).- Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Foo Fighters, Post Malone and Demi Lovato head the list of international artists gathered at the first edition of ‘The Town’ music festival, which starts this Saturday. Will be. Brazilian city Sao Paulo.
From the same creators of Rock in Rio, ‘The Town’ was born with the expectation of welcoming almost half a million people at the Interlagos Autodrome in São Paulo on the 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 9th and 10th of this month. The most populous city in South America.
A five-day concert with “more than 235 hours of music” of the most diverse genres, from jazz to heavy metal, rock and hip-hop, according to the organizers, who have invested more than 300 million reais ($60.8 million). 56.2 million euros) and three years to make this macro-festival a reality.
Six stages will be distributed across the 360,000 square meters occupied by the festival, whose programming goes beyond music and also includes culinary activities, radical attractions and social initiatives such as the Favela 3D project, which will train 60 young people to work intelligently. Artificial in the audiovisual market.
The opening day poster is led by rapper Post Malone and singer Demi Lovato, one of the most acclaimed upon her arrival in Brazil.
On Saturday, Australian rapper Iggy Azalea will also perform, along with a number of Brazilian artists such as MC Caballinho, MC Hariel, Criollo, Tasha E Tracey and Karol Conca.
There is already a no ticket sign for Sunday. That will be the first of two days that Bruno Mars will appear.
The Hawaii-born singer, composer and producer will close out the night of concerts not only on the 3rd, but also on the 10th, when he puts the finishing touches on this first edition of ‘The Town’, which aims to become a benchmark concert . Throughout Brazil.
Her first concert is complemented by a performance from New Yorker Bebe Rexha, known for her collaborations with songs such as “I Got You” or “I’m Gonna Show You Crazy”, as well as other celebrities on the international scene; And by Brazilian DJ Alok.
On the 7th, when Brazil will celebrate Independence Day, it will be the turn of the band Maroon 5, the English singer Joss Stone, the Brazilian Ludmila and the electronic music group The Chainsmokers.
Foo Fighters will rock São Paulo on the 9th, when alternative band Garbage and indie group Yes, Yes, Yes will also enter the scene.
On the last day of the festival (10) Bruno Mars will appear again, joined by HER, German singer and songwriter Kim Petras and Brazilian Iza.
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