2015 – NOS Alive (formerly Optimus Alive) 9 – 11 July
“Think Glastonbury with guaranteed sun”, says The Times of one of the top music festivals in the country, that has brought to Lisbon, year after year, an impressive line-up; past performers include Arctic Monkeys, The Libertines, Foals, Depeche Mode, Radiohead, The Cure, Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys, Smashing Pumpkins, Bob Dylan and Blondie, alongside legendary electronic acts and DJs such as The Chemical Brothers, The Prodigy, Justice and Deadmau5. Set in the heart of Lisbon the festival has become synonymous with sun, sea, sand and exceptional musical programming. It’s the ultimate designation for lovers of music and culture.
Lisbon´s celebrated indie and pop open-air festival
The festival is located in the heart of Lisbon, a 5-minute drive from the capital’s beautiful historical landmarks and bustling nightlife. With some of Europe’s best beaches and surfing spots only 15 minutes away and temperatures reaching 30 degrees during the day, NOS Alive is very much a ‘beach by day, music by night’ destination festival.
2015’s headliners include: MUSE, Alt-J, Ben Harper, Metronomy, James Bay, Kodaline, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Jessie Ware, Young Fathers, The Ting Tings, Dead Combo, The Prodigy, Mumford & Sons, Disclosure and Sam Smith, among many more.