Cruïlla Festival is a festival in the venue of El Fòrum in which not only will we find concerts but also many activities, such as games, workshops, circus, charity and social project organizations and a lot more. You can´t miss it!
In the first fortnight of July, over forty bands will go on the four stages of the festival, from 6pm until 5am.
After seven years, a legend of rock is back in the Catalan capital, Iggy Pop, the godfather of punk, with all of his out-of-control energy and accompanied by his legendary band, The Stooges. Give up to his music and his show on stage.
One of the most influential artists of the last decade, M.I.A., will also be playing at Cruïlla Festival. Nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2005 for the song ´Paper Planes´ from the film ´Slumdog Millionaire´ and for ´Swagger like us´.
After a few decades without playing in Barcelona, one of the most sought-after bands of the festival are back, the ska reference The Specials, who will definitely make the Barcelona crowd dance like crazy.
This summer, at Cruïlla Festival, hip hop comes in the shape of Cypress Hill. This legendary Californian band will be playing for the first time in Barcelona the songs of their new album ´Cypress X Rusko´, their first incursion into dubstep, alternated with classics that have been anthems of the last two decades.
To guarantee the party, the kings of bootleg will finish off the nights of this edition of Cruïlla Festival 2012. 2manydjs will storm onto the dancefloor and make us jump up and dance until the end with a set, which will mix tracks and fuse beats, constantly exploring the great rock classics.
From Tijuana arrives the irresistible pop and delicate lyrics of Julieta Venegas. The singer/songwriter has collaborated with projects such as Calaveras y diablitos by Los Fabulosos Cadillacs and Aterciopelados. Venegas is also a Grammy and five-time Latin Grammy award winner.
The band that accompanied Amy Winehouse, The Dap Kings, and the reincarnation of James Brown, Sharon Jones, visit the festival to present, with their most authentic and sincere sound, their new album ´Soul Time´.
The reference of new soul, the beautiful singer and songwriter Nneka, one of the great representatives of black music, will be playing also at the festival with her great natural energy in her soul and hip hop.
In a frenetic and wild show, the band Gogol Bordello will be playing their resounding live act that unites punk and Balkanic music. This energetic and magical band, of which the band members are of different countries, has shared the stage with artists such as Madonna, Pearl Jam and Many Chao.
This festival wants you and partying to be the main protagonists. It´s a festival without any music etiquettes, in which you won´t feel part of any urban tribe. Music for everyone of all genres.
The children of under 12 years of age can go in for free accompanied by their parents or guardian. Make the most of it and join up with your whole family. For more information check out the official event website at: http://www.cruillabcn.com
Don´t miss out on the best summer festival in which you´ll find all music genres, and rent apartments in Barcelona to enjoy the variety of Cruïlla Festival 2012.