From plaintive fado to infectious kuduro, progressive rock to modernist orchestral compositions, Lisbon’s always been a playground for musical talents.
Let’s Have A Word #6: The Loafing Heroes
April 2, 2019
“Let’s Have a Word” is David Soares‘ attempt to make the Lisbon scene spill the beans. The Loafing Heroes started as the project of Dubliner Bartholomew Ryan, while he was living in Denmark. He has subsequently moved to Berlin and Lisbon — and the band has included members from different origins who have literally joined […]
Portugal’s Music Festivals, 2019 Edition
March 21, 2019
Music festivals are springing up left, right, and center in Portugal. And in place of mud, rain, and wellies, there is sun, surf, and multinational sponsorship. Forget the headliners, it’s time to chose whether you fancy Meo, Somol, Vodafone, or maybe even Galp? Whatever your thing is, here are some of the biggest, best, or […]
What’s On in Lisbon in June
March 12, 2019
June can be brutal in Lisbon. Luckily, it’s also the month that the city celebrates itself, which means street parties, sardines, and pimba music. But if you’re more of an indoor person, we got you covered as well.
Nova Lisboa: Musician Dino d’Santiago Is Creating a New World, and We’re Already Living In It
March 8, 2019
Lisbon is experiencing a game-changing transformation, and there’s never been a better time to be a music fan in the city. But why here, and why now? Visionary artist Dino d’Santiago shares the secrets behind the scene.
What’s On in Lisbon in May
March 5, 2019
From an animation festival to concerts by rock’s oldest and newest talents, and plenty of art spanning centuries, March in Lisbon this year promises to be a nice spring blast.
What’s On in Lisbon in April
February 26, 2019
Drip, drip, drop little April Showers! Escape your rainy lives and come to sunny Lisbon. Does it still get cold at night? Yes. But there are plenty of shows, bars, and people to keep you toasty until the wee hours.
How to Be in the Shadow and Not Care About It: An Interview with Director John Alexander
February 18, 2019
Atlas Lisboa chats with the director of the documentary “This Is Love” about the widely influential musician Rudy Love who has nonetheless remained virtually unknown to the general public.