PDV handpicks some of this week’s best events.
Festival Bons Sons 2012
Held in the village of Cem Soldos, this festival brings together some of the best contemporary Portuguese music acts like A Naifa and Gala Drop.
Tickets: €35 (pass)
If you’re interested in finding out about one of the biggest names in Portuguese music, this is the gig that will show you how rapper Boss AC gets the masses moving.
Fado singer Ana Moura gives a concert in Cascais bay. Free admission.
A master behind the mixing console, Steve Aoki comes to Bliss in Vilamoura (Algarve) to galvanise the crowds with some big electro house sounds.
Meo Spot Summer Sessions
If you’re spending your holidays on the Costa Vicentina, this concert in Grândola, Alentejo, is a good choice. Portuguese band Blasted Mechanism plays at the Parque de Feiras e Exposições.
Parque de Feiras e Exposições
Portuguese singer David Fonseca unveils his new album “Seasons” in Cascais Bay. Free admission.
Portuguese soul singer Aurea performs in Fatacil at the Algarve’s biggest crafts, agriculture, equestrian arts and gastronomy fair.
(Cover photograph: David Fonseca. All rights reserved.)