THE ROCK band Estopa will headline the fifth Iberia Festival in Benidorm on the weekend of August 18 and 19, organisers announced this week.
Other artists performing at the two days of festivities include Loquillo, Pistones, Seguridad Social, Hombres G and Immaculate Fools.
Estopa, formed by the Munoz brothers, are set to play just five concerts in Spain this year and their appearance in Benidorm will be the only one within the Valencia, Murcia and Castilla La mancha regions.
Their highly anticipated performance will close the event on the Saturday night after sets by Hombres G and Seguridad Social, with Loquillo headlining Friday night, after Immaculate Fools and Pistones.
Announcing the final line up and revealing this year’s publicity poster, Benidorm Mayor Toni Perez, standing alongside promoter Javier Ferrandiz and Natalie Caballe, from sponsors Servigroup, said proudly,
” This year’s incomparable line up is testament to the Iberia Festival’s five year ascent to become the main festival of Spanish pop-rock throughout Spain”. A festival, he recalled, which was “born in Benidorm” by local entrepreneurs.
Meanwhile Ferrandiz agreed that this year’s acts were the best ever and included two of the top five best selling Spanish artists of 2016 in Estopa and Loquillo.
Natalia Caballé , said her company were also proud of their five years helping to consolidate the event on the festival calendar, adding”We love participating in this way to enrich the cultural and leisure offer for those who visit the city “.
An announcement on the venue for the festival is expected within the next week, but tickets are already on sale.
An initial print run of 1,000 tickets a day at a price of 33 euros and 500 tickets for the two days for 54 euros will be released up to April 7 or until sold out and can be purchased through the official website of the festival – www.iberiafestival.com – or at any post office.