Summer of Love

Love Festival GibraltarGibraltar is looking forward to a summer of fun and excitement this year as the world-famous Rock will set the scene for the first ever Love Festival, a party extravaganza featuring international acts, a great line-up of entertainment and an afternoon of enjoyment for all ages.

This daylong music and fun festival will be held on Sunday 15th of June and aspires to be more than just a concert. The event, which will run from 15.30 until 00.30hrs offers an afternoon full of fun, merriment and sun-drenched entertainment for all the family. With a vast array of bands to suit all ages and to accommodate all tastes in music, the organisers are envisaging a feel-good, summer festival that will have the rock buzzing with an electric and joyful atmosphere.

Chase and Status, the British electronic music duo will be headlining the festival and the acclaimed reggae band Aswad will also be taking to the stage filling the stadium with Caribbean beats and sunny sounds. The programme will furthermore feature X-factor runner-up, Rebecca Ferguson, who has topped charts and been nominated for the MTV Europe Music Award, as well as Tony T and Spanish female vocalist Nalaya Brown, now the resident singer at Privilege Ibiza.

In addition to these internationally acclaimed acts, the festival is eager to promote up and coming home grown talent and will be showcasing Gibraltar’s local artists: Guy Valarino, who has already performed in Europe and North America, will be thrilling the audience with his soulful sounds, while one of The Rock’s most popular bands, REACH, are hoping to have the crowds on their feet.
In order to cater to all walks of life, there will not only be a diverse and exciting line up of acts, but further amusements such as food stalls, bars, fairground rides and attractions for families and children, as well as corporate boxes, VIP zones and comfortable hospitality facilities for businesses and corporate guests.

With a fantastic line-up, superb venue and excellent attractions and activities for everyone, The Love Festival looks set to be a fantastic day out for Sotogrande locals as well as residents of the whole Costa del Sol, who will be flocking to attend this one day festival which is already being billed as the summer event of the year!

By Jackie Cruz - Manifesto · May 20th 2014