Festival Internacional de Benicàssim 2017

Festival Internacional de Benicàssim 2017

July 13, 2017 - July 16, 2017
July 13, 2017 - July 16, 2017
Benicàssim
Benicàssim
 
 

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The Festival Internacional de Benicàssim (Valencian pronunciation: [festiˈvaɫ inteɾnasioˈnaɫ de βeniˈkasim]), commonly abbreviated to simply FIB, is an annual music festival which takes place in the town of Benicàssim, in the Valencian Community (Spain). It focuses mainly on pop, rock and electronica artists, as well as having other elements including short films, fashion shows and art.[1] Benicassim has a reputation as being among the best on the international festival circuit.[2][3]

The festival begins on the second Monday of July when the camping grounds open, although music only officially commences during Thursday afternoon. FIB is notable for having bands playing through the night (5pm - 8am) and has three main stages, Las Palmas, Visa and South Beach Dance having a capacity of approximately 30,000, 15,000 and 8,000 people respectively.[4] In 2009, the festival capacity exceeded 50,000 and in 2016, over 150,000 visited the festival across the four days.[5][6]

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The Weeknd
record producer
bornFebruary 16, 1990
Donovan
 
bornMay 10, 1946
 
Pete Doherty
Musician, songwriter, actor, poet, writer, artist
bornMarch 12, 1979
 
Bonobo
 
bornMarch 30, 1976

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Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (born 16 February 1990), known professionally as The Weeknd (pronounced "the weekend"), is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer.[1]

In late 2010, Tesfaye anonymously uploaded several songs to YouTube under the name "The Weeknd". He released three nine-track mixtapes throughout 2011: House of Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence, which were critically acclaimed.[2] In 2012, he released a compilation album Trilogy, thirty tracks consisting of the remastered mixtapes and three additional songs. It was released under Republic Records and his own label XO.

In 2013, he released his debut studio album Kiss Land, which was supported by the singles "Kiss Land" and "Live For". His second album, Beauty Behind the Madness, which became his first number one album on the US Billboard 200, included the number-three single "Earned It" and produced the number-one singles "The Hills" and "Can't Feel My Face". The songs have simultaneously held the top three spots on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart, making him the first artist in history to achieve this.[3] The Weeknd has won two Grammy Awards and nine Juno Awards.[4] In September 2016, the release of the third album Starboy was announced along with the release of the title track single "Starboy", which subsequently reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.[5]

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Red Hot Chili Peppers, also sometimes shortened to The Chili Peppers or abbreviated as RHCP, are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983. The group's musical style primarily consists of rock with an emphasis on funk, as well as elements from other genres such as punk rock and psychedelic rock. When played live, their music incorporates elements of jam band due to the improvised nature of many of their performances. Currently, the band consists of founding members vocalist Anthony Kiedis and bassist Flea, longtime drummer Chad Smith, and former touring guitarist Josh Klinghoffer. Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the best-selling bands of all time with over 80 million records sold worldwide, have been nominated for sixteen Grammy Awards, of which they have won six, and are the most successful band in alternative rock radio history, currently holding the records for most number-one singles (13), most cumulative weeks at number one (85) and most top-ten songs (25) on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart.[1] In 2012, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The band's original line-up, originally named Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem, featured guitarist Hillel Slovak and drummer Jack Irons, alongside Kiedis and Flea. Because of commitments to other bands, Slovak and Irons did not play on the band's self-titled debut album (1984). Slovak performed on the second and third albums, Freaky Styley (1985) and The Uplift Mofo Party Plan (1987), but he died from a heroin overdose in 1988. As a result of his friend's death, Irons chose to leave the group. After short-lived replacements at guitar and drums, John Frusciante and Chad Smith joined in 1988. The line-up of Flea, Kiedis, Frusciante, and Smith was the longest-lasting and recorded five studio albums beginning with Mother's Milk (1989). In 1990, the group signed with Warner Bros. Records and recorded the album Blood Sugar Sex Magik (1991) under producer Rick Rubin. This album became the band's first commercial success, but Frusciante grew uncomfortable with it and left abruptly in 1992 in the middle of the Blood Sugar Sex Magik Tour.

After two temporary guitarists, Dave Navarro joined the group in 1993 and played on their subsequent album, One Hot Minute (1995). Although commercially successful, the album failed to match the critical or popular acclaim of Blood Sugar Sex Magik, selling less than half as much as its predecessor. Navarro was fired from the band in 1998.[2] Frusciante, fresh out of drug rehabilitation, rejoined the band that same year at Flea's request. The reunited quartet returned to the studio to record Californication (1999), which became the band's biggest commercial success with 16 million copies worldwide. That album was followed three years later by By the Way (2002), and then four years later by the double album Stadium Arcadium (2006), their first number-one album in America. After a world tour, the group went on an extended hiatus. Frusciante announced he was amicably leaving the band in 2009 to focus on his solo career. Klinghoffer, who had worked both as a sideman for the band on their Stadium Arcadium tour and on Frusciante's solo projects, replaced him. The band's tenth studio album, I'm with You, was released in 2011 and topped the charts in 18 different countries. The band released their eleventh studio album, The Getaway, in 2016. The album was produced by Danger Mouse, marking the first time since 1989's Mother's Milk that the Red Hot Chili Peppers had not worked with Rubin,[3] and topped the charts in ten different countries.

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Kasabian (/kəˈsbiən/ kə-SAY-bee-ən) are an English rock band formed in Leicester[11] in 1997. The band's original members consisted of vocalist Tom Meighan, guitarist and vocalist Sergio Pizzorno, guitarist Chris Karloff, and bassist Chris Edwards. The band's line-up was completed by drummer Ian Matthews in 2004 after a string of session drummers. Karloff left the band in 2006 and founded a new band called Black Onassis. Jay Mehler joined as touring lead guitarist in 2006. Mehler left the band for Liam Gallagher's Beady Eye in 2013, to be replaced by Tim Carter. In 2010 and 2014, Kasabian won the Q Awards for 'Best Act in the World Today', while they were also named "Best Live Act" at the 2014 Q Awards and the 2007 NME Awards. The band's music is often described as "indie rock", but Pizzorno has said he "hates indie bands" and does not feel Kasabian fit into that category.[12]

Kasabian have released six studio albums – Kasabian (2004), Empire (2006), West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum (2009), Velociraptor! (2011), 48:13 (2014), and For Crying Out Loud (2017). The band's music has been described as a mix between The Stone Roses and Primal Scream with the swagger of Oasis.[2] Their music has won them several awards and recognition in the media, including a Brit Award in 2010 for Best British Group,[13] and their live performances have received praise, the most notable of which was their appearance as headliners at the 2014 Glastonbury Festival.[14]

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Buy Benicàssim Tickets for All 2017 UK Tour Dates and Concerts | allgigs.co.uk
  –  July 5, 2017
Benicàssim (Festival Internacional de Benicàssim) is an annual international music festival staged in the port town of Benicasim in Spain. The 2017 line-up includes head-liners Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd plus Foals and many more.
Benicassim Festival (FIB) 2017
  –  July 13, 2017
It's all about the music and the beach at The Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, or FIB as it's more commonly called. Nearby surf and sand is where festies spend the day on the shores of some of Spain's finest seaside spots. Bands usually start in the ...
Your Inside Guide to Spain's Benicàssim Festival
  –  July 6, 2017
Known to the regular festival goers as the Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, or FIB for short ... as VIP tickets are already sold out for FIB 2017. Explore the eclectic vibes of Memphis' Beale Street Music Festival in the video below.
Benicàssim & FIB International Music Festival 2017
  –  July 5, 2017
In July each year the town’s usual population of around 18,000 residents explodes to the tune of the FIB (Festival Internacional de Benicàssim ... Music Festival Artists & Line up 2017 Each year the line up for Benicàssim Music Festival just seems ...
Liam Gallagher to make solo debut for Manchester relief
  –  May 27, 2017
Liam Gallagher when he was with Beady Eye band at FIB (Festival Internacional de Benicassim) 2013 Festival on July 19, 2013 in Benicasim, Spain. (shutterstock.com/Christian Bertrand/File) Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher on Friday announced his solo debut ...

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