Live au Campo, Perpignan
19th July - 24th July
Live au Campo
Back for its fourth annual appearance, and bigger and better than ever, Live au Campo has revealed a sizzling line up for this summer’s hottest musical event!
In the shade of the majestic Cathédrale Saint Jean Baptiste in Perpignan, the 14th century cloisters of Campo Santo are transformed each year in to the the extra-special, open-air venue for this extra-special festival.
Mythical surroundings, magical acoustics and a series of no less than five sensational concerts, each showcasing two fabulous acts… Live au Campo is truly, the place to be this July.
Eight friends from Birmingham became one of the largest reggae groups of all time. Drawing their influences from Celtic, African and Jamaican music, UB40 have been performing since 1979. 40 years later, they have truly achieved legendary status.
Support Act : Dhamma
Dhamma is an exciting hybrid creating, combining electronic and acoustic sounds. Both wild and refined, this mixture emanates spirituality and rhythm, topped of with crystalline, aerial vocals.
This French-Lebonese trumpeter, born in 1980s war-torn Beirut, uses his music to promote freedom, culture and life. Performing to audiences worldwide for over a decade, for this latest tour of 15 venues across France, Maalouf is accompanied by the Balkan Fanfare Haidouti Orkestar.
Support Act : Los Graciosos
Latino combo that draws its inspiration from the roots of gypsy rumba. Between compositions and covers of great classics of the repertoire, these 6 young Perpignan musicians invite you to travel into their festive, rich and colourful musical universe.
This emblematic figure of counter-culture fought against the Vietnam War, sang at Woodstock, walked alongside Martin Luther King and stood against dictatorships all over the world. Share an exceptional moment, full of emotions, as Joan Baez performs her farewell tour.
Support Act : Balbino
Balbino Medellin is a songwriter, composer and performer of French workers’ songs. Spanish Catalan on his mother’s side, he comes from a modest background and grew up between the cities in the northern suburbs of Paris and Perpignan, inspired by popular trends and the poetry of everyday life.
American singer, songwriter and composer, Melody Gardot appeared on the jazz scene over ten years ago. Since then she has played at prestigious venues all over the world, including 20 concerts at the Olympia in Paris. For her latest tour, expect an exceptional concert accompanied by a string ensemble.
Support Act : Nu
Bare, like the name suggests, this is just a guitar filled with benevolent reverb and a somewhat raspy voice. With intelligent melodic lines that shine through their nakedness, it’s simple.
One of the greats of contemporary French music, singer-song writer, Pascal Obispo uses his fame to promote charity works, in particular HIV/AIDS. His creations make reference to the many cultural influences that inspire him: his name is an anagram of Pablo Picasso and his first album Fleurs du bien was a play on Baudelaire’s Fleurs du mal.
Support Act : MaxXximus
After having evolved for more than ten years as a soloist or with various groups, the singer-guitarist-composer Maxime Bolasell, synthesizes with MaxXximus all his musical aspirations: acoustic blues, soul, P-Funk… and more.