Eight different festivals to enjoy music, food and nature in August

There is no doubt that 2022 is the year of festivals. after, after Months and months of cancellations, transfers and restrictive measures In all live performances, this summer bodes well for the sector. Some data: Over 300,000 people have passed through Mad Cool, over 180,000 through Benicàssim FIB, and over 115,000 through BBK Live.

Before the pandemic, about 800 festivals were held annually in Spain and Those that are considered a macro gathered 6.6 million attendees in that period. There’s still a long way to go to get it all back, but the agenda is once again full of dates. Of course, it’s not all impossible scenarios, scary crowds and drying music.

We suggest Eight dates for this month of August That begins and they offer, in addition to performances by national and international artists of various genres, other attractions, such as idyllic enclaves, high-altitude gastronomic performances, talks about wine and even yoga classes.

Ribera sacra. From 28 to 31 July. Galicia. Music, nature, wine and gastronomy. On the poster we can still see, Mika Makovsky, Eladio and their loved ones, and Manel. It is celebrated between the municipalities of Sober, Pobra do Brollón, Monforte de Lemos and Chantada. It has very special scenarios, such as Bodegas Regina Viarum, Ponte do Sil or Mirador de Santiorxo raft. The program includes parallel activities such as wine tastings, talks or a walk through the historical heritage of the Ribeira Sacra. The gastronomic proposal is offered by the restaurants Árbore da Veira and A Fagulla.

Lazaretto Festival of Music and Gastro. From 28 July to 6 August. Balearics. On the bill, Kool & the Gang, Ana Torroja, Los secretos, or UB40. To get there, you have to take a boat, which is free for attendees at Mahon Port, which takes about ten minutes. Celebrity Chefs Diego Guerrero and Paco Ronsero Special tasting menus have been prepared and the venue will also have food street With local products and zero kilometers. the festival plastic free s don’t roar To protect this unique environment. Lazaretto Island is a biosphere reserve UNESCO’s cultural origin.

A festival in an idyllic setting.
A festival in an idyllic setting.
Lazaretto. Music and Digestive Festival

Castel Peralada Festival. From July 8 to August 6. Catalonia. We still have time to see in this dream place in Girona a representation of NabuccoAnd the Concert by Josep Carreras, performance by Bulgarian soprano Sonia Yunsheva Or the versatile Lucas Vidal. This year in addition to the exhibition of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and another exhibition in the castle library. About the newly opened Nou Celler Perelada. The Michelin-starred restaurant Castell Peralada has revamped its menu for the occasion.

Presto Festival. From 4 to 6 August. Asturias. On the banknote, he has teams such as Los Punsetes, Vera Fauna or Joana Serrat. Its main stage in Brow Asturian is 25 km from Cangas de Narcea. There will also be concerts in that city (for free). There are two more locations: Parador del Monasterio de Corias, where there will be a welcome, and a winery in Las Barzaniellas, where you can enjoy the “sound of music and wine”. For an additional €5, you can visit the Parador with a tasting and for five more, tastings at other wineries. There is also a guided tour through the Hermo Valley and a pottery workshop.

Summerfest Cerdanya. From the 13th to the 27th of August. Catalonia. They organize the same Cap Roig Festival, which runs until August 21. On the poster are wonderful characters from national music such as Dani Martin, Sergio Dalma, Lula Indigo, Chair or Neil Mulliner. The site is surrounded by nature at Camí de Sant Marc de Puigcerdà, also in Girona. In addition to parties there are a Marketing local products, crafts and activities for adults and children Pottery, painting, wine or animal workshops. Gastronomic presentation also plays an important role.

Rioja Alafsa Football Festival. From the 18th to the 21st of August. Alpha. It is celebrated in the cities of Elciego, Laguardia, Labastida and Lapuebla de Labarca. On the bill are Evan Ferrero, Tanksugueras, Mon Lafferty and some surprise concert. It will have art galleries, lunch Saturday, Sunday barbecue, several food venues With local and seasonal produce, and of course wine tastings at wineries such as Marqués de Riscal (Frank Gehry’s work) or Ysios (Santiago Calatrava’s work). They make ephemeral structures so they don’t harm the environment.

One of the stages of the competition.
One of the stages of the competition.
Rioja Alafsa Football Festival

Phe Festival. August 19 and 20. Tenerife. Viva Sued, Los Planetas, Alize, Exwell Lopez or The Parrots, among others, will be in Puerto de la Cruz. The competition has a full program of parallel activities, among them a group exhibition of young Canarian artists in the cultural Piazza Castelo San Felipe; workshops, exhibitions and even a regional urban sports tournament, including the Water Jump acrobatic competition to jump into the sea from the pier; introductory yoga and surfing lessons; stomach area and Summer camp before the festival From 15 to 19 with skiingBMX, cylinderDiving, paragliding, etc.

Moi Festival. From 25 to 28 August. Rioja. It promises a complete “a la Rioja” experience in Logroño. On the bill are Rigoberta Bandini, Leon Benavente, La La Love You and Nick Lizard. Among the culinary offerings offered there will be food trucksAnd the beer trucksChorizo, salami and bacon with grape sprouts and potatoes, of course, ryoja style. Bodegas Franco Españolas will host various activities, such as concerts, DJ sessions, exhibitions and tastings. Saturday they suggest Vermouth with music on the legendary Laurel Street. They have also prepared a game library so that parents can dedicate themselves to the festival while their children play.

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