Four days of music at Vilar de Mouros confirm Limp Bizkit and Prodigy, between August 23 and 26


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The Vilar de Mouros festival returns to its namesake parish of Caminha for four days of music, between August 23 and 26, with names such as Limp Bizkit and The Prodigy, among others, it was announced today.

In a press release sent out today, the organization confirms the participation of James, Pendulum, Within Temptation, Xutos & Pontapés, Ornatos Violeta, The Bloody Beetroots DJ ‘set’, Millencolin, Peaches, Guano Apes, Enter Shikari, Apocalyptica, Bizarra Locomotiva, The Last Internationale, Nowhere To Be Found and Micomaníacos.

Organized by Surprise & Expectation, the festival’s main sponsor is Crédito Agrícola, and its partners are the Caminha town council and the Vilar de Mouros parish council, in the Viana do Castelo district.

On the first day, August 23, Limp Bizkit, Xutos & Pontapés, Enter Shikari and The Last Internationale will perform. Local band Micomaníacos will make their debut on the festival’s main stage.

Video of the last year festival:

On the 24th, Britons The Prodigy, Millencolin, The Bloody Beetroots (DJ ‘set’) and Nowhere to Be Found take to the stage.

The program for the third day of Vilar de Mouros includes shows by Pendulum, Within Temptation, Apocalyptica and Bizarra Locomotiva.

The festival closes on August 26 with James, Ornatos Violeta, Guano Apes and Peaches.

On the historic stage outside the festival grounds, which has already hosted names such as U2 and Elton John, among others, free concerts and DJs will be held.

The country’s first music festival, still considered Portugal’s “Woodstock”, took place in 1971 in Vilar de Mouros, after an eight-year interregnum between 2006 and 2014.

Like so many other music festivals in Portugal, Vilar de Mouros did not take place in 2020 and 2021 due to restrictions imposed to combat the covid-19 pandemic.

The first edition in 1971, launched by physician António Barge, saw the participation of Elton John and Manfred Mann, among others.

A pass for the four days of the festival costs 120 euros, and for days 24, 25 and 26 90 euros. Day tickets cost 45 euros.

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