Sao Paulo, September 1 (EFE). – Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Foo Fighters, Post Malone and Demi Lovato top the list of international artists who will meet starting this Saturday at The Town’s first music festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The creators of “Rock in Rio” created “The City” with the expectation that on the 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 9th and 10th of this month, about half a million people will gather at the Interlagos race track in São Paulo. The most populous city in South America.
Five days of concerts with “over 235 hours of music” ranging from jazz to heavy metal, rock and hip-hop, according to the organizers, who invested more than 300 million reais (60.8 million dollars – 56.2 million euros) and three years to bring this macro festival to life.
The six stages will be spread over a 360,000 square meter area occupied by the festival, whose program goes beyond music to include culinary events, radical attractions and social initiatives such as the Favela 3D project, which will train 60 young people to work with artificial intelligence in audiovisual market.
The opening day billboard is topped by rapper Post Malone and singer Demi Lovato, one of the most famous on her arrival in Brazil.
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea will also perform a solo concert on Saturday, as well as a host of Brazilian artists such as MC Cabelinho, MC Hariel, Criolo, Tasha e Tracie and Karol Conka, among others.
On Sunday there is already a sign “no tickets”. This day will be the first of two that Bruno Mars will appear.
The Hawaiian-born singer, songwriter and producer will wrap up an evening of concerts on the 3rd, as well as the 10th, when he puts the finishing touches on the first edition of The Town, which is destined to be the premier musical event. throughout Brazil.
The first of their concerts is complemented by New Yorker Bebe Reksha, known for songs like “I Got You” or “I’m Gonna Show You Crazy”, as well as her collaborations with other figures on the international scene; and Brazilian DJ Alok.
On the 7th, when Brazil celebrates Independence Day, it will be the turn of Maroon 5, English singer Joss Stone, Brazilian Ludmila and electronic music group The Chainsmokers.
Foo Fighters will rock Sao Paulo on the 9th with alternative band Garbage and indie band Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs also taking to the scene.
On the last day of the festival (10), Bruno Mars will reappear with a line-up also consisting of HER, German singer-songwriter Kim Petras and Brazilian Isa.