David Fonseca (Vilar de Mouros)

One of the most popular and revered voices in Portuguese rock, David Fonseca rose to fame as the singer/guitarist for the band Silence 4. David’s solo career started in 2003 with “Sing Me Something New”. David sang and played nearly all the instruments, exploring a totally new environment of sounds on his own. Besides penning most of his works, he is also responsible for the graphic design on his album covers and the art direction on his videoclips. Between 2004

Tiago Bettencourt (Vilar de Mouros, 2016)

Tiago Bettencourt (b. September 16, 1979) is a Portuguese singer, songwriter and composer. His latest album “a procura” was edited in September 2017. The previous album “do princípio” was released in May 2014 and re-edited in December 2014 with 6 additional live tracks (available here). “Acústico” was released in 2012 with 15 new unplugged versions of songs mainly from the previous solo albums of Tiago Bettencourt (“O Jardim” 2007 and “Em Fuga” 2010), but also hits from his

Peter Murphy (Vilar de Mouros, 2016)

Peter John Murphy (born 11 July 1957) is an English rock vocalist. He was the vocalist of the rock group Bauhaus, and later went on to release a number of solo albums, such: Studio albums Should the World Fail to Fall Apart (1986) Love Hysteria (1988) Deep (1989) Holy Smoke (1992) Cascade (1995) Dust (2002) Unshattered (2004) Ninth (2011) Lion (2014) Live albums A Live Just for Love (2001) Mr. Moonlight Tour – 35 Years of Bauhaus (2014) Wild Birds Live Tour (2015) Vilar de Mouros Festival, the oldest rock festival from Portugal,  was

António Zambujo (Vilar de Mouros)

António Zambujo (born September 1975, Beja, Portugal) is a fado singer and composer. He merges traditional fado with cante alentejano (a influenced male chant from southern Portugal) and Brazilian popular music. His professional career started when Mário Pacheco, the renowned Portuguese guitarist and composer, invited him to sing in his Club de Fado, in Lisbon. Not for a long time though. After an audition, António was chosen to take the role of Francisco da Cruz, Amalia’s first husband, in the blockbuster

Happy Mondays (Vilar de Mouros)

Happy Mondays are an English alternative rock band from Salford, Greater Manchester formed in 1980. On 2012,  the band returned with the original and definitive lineup of Shaun Ryder, his brother Paul Ryder on bass, Gary Whelan on drums, Rowetta as female vocalist, Mark Day on guitar, Paul Davis on keyboards and dancer Mark Berry.

Echo & the Bunnymen (Vilar de Mouros)

Echo & the Bunnymen are an English post-punk group, formed in Liverpool in 1978. Their original lineup consisted of vocalist Ian McCulloch, guitarist Will Sergeant and bass player Les Pattinson. The current line-up is: Ian McCulloch (vocals, guitar) Will Sergeant (guitar) Gordy Goudie (guitar) Stephen Brannan (bass) Jez Wing (keyboards) Nick Kilroe (drums). Know more about the band here.

Blasted Mechanism (Vilar de Mouros)

Blasted Mechanism, more than a band a collective of artists, thinkers, scientists and inventors brought together in order to develop a concept that breaks the barriers of stage and enters our everyday reality. Blasted musicians connect ancestral sounds with new technology and by making they’re own instruments they have created a very special sonority. In 2009 they release for the first time in the world a record that contains Augmented reality in a way that brings the obsolete

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark – OMD (Vilar de Mouros)

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are an English electronic, experimental, and alternative music band formed in 1978. Andy McCluskey, Paul Humphreys Martin (founders), Cooper Malcolm Holmes and Stuart Kershaw are the members of the actual composition. Discography: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (1980) Organisation (1980) Architecture & Morality (1981) Dazzle Ships (1983) Junk Culture (1984) Crush (1985) The Pacific Age (1986) Sugar Tax (1991) Liberator (1993) Universal (1996) History of Modern (2010) English Electric (2013) Check here to know more about OMD.

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Samuel Úria (Vilar de Mouros)

Samuel Úria is a Portuguese singer/songwriter, singular in the mother language and unique in the melodies. With a background marked by punk, rock & roll and the low-fi aesthetics, he has gained notoriety since 2008. In his early solo career  released the EP “Samuel Úria e as Velhas Glórias” (2003) and the album “O Caminho Ferroviário Estreito” (2005) followed by “Samuel Úria em Bruto” (2008), “Nem Lhe Tocava” (2009), “A Descondecoração de Samuel Úria” (2010), and “O Grande Medo do Pequeno Mundo”

The Waterboys (Vilar de Mouros 2016)

The Waterboys is a british band formed in 1983 by Mike Scott. The actual members are: Mike Scott: guitar / vocals/ piano Steve Wickham: electric fiddle & mandolin Ralph Salmins: drums Brother Paul: keyboards David Hood: bass Zach Ernst: lead guitar To know more about the band see here

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