“Noites Ritual”, the oldest music festival that has been held, without interval, year after year in Portugal, commemorated 25 years last September. With free entrance, this festival is sponsored by Porto City Hall. The focus has always been national music, promoting and sharing projects that are now well established in the music scene.
The programme included: Repórter Estrábico and The Legendary Tigerman (Friday, 15 September); Sean Riley & The Slowriders and Rita Redshoes & The Ritual Band (Saturday, 16 September).
Rita Redshoes closed the celebration with other 9 musicians on stage (including the special guests Jorge Benvinda and Sara Carinhas) with a special program that included songs from bands that played in previous editions of the Festival: Buraka Som Sistema, Samuel Úria, Tiago Bettencourt, Mão Morta,The Legendary Tigerman, Ornatos Violeta, Naifa, We Trust, Deolinda, Clã, The Gift, Capicua, David Fonseca, Blind Zero, Todo o Mundo, Sean Riley & The Slowriders and Virgem Suta.