PDV has selected some of this week’s cultural highlights around Portugal.
Maria João & Mário Laginha
The jazz duo composed by singer Maria João and pianist Mário Laginha will be performing a concert at Lisbon’s Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
Avenida de Berna, 45A
Telephone: 21 782 30 00
Tickets: €16 – €21,50
American performer and musician Laurie Anderson is to start a small tour of several small venues around Portugal in Guimarães, this year’s European Capital of Culture.
Centro Cultural Vila Flor
Av. Dom Afonso Henriques, 701
Telephone: 253 42 47 00
Trespass Trio + Joe McPhee
The Swedish trio returns to Lisbon accompanied by 72 year-old American saxofonist Joe McPhee for a performance in Lisbon’s Culturgest.
Rua Arco do Cego
Telephone: 21 790 51 55
Sonic Culture: Yellow + Alex Under
The “Sonic Culture” night at Lisbon’s Lux club includes a gig by Portuguese musician Yellow, presenting her recently released electro album “Wings” and Spanish techno wizard Alex Under.
Av. Infante Dom Henrique – Armazém A
Telephone: 21 882 08 90
Rock in Rio
The next edition of the Rock in Rio-Lisboa is bringing to the capital international heavyweights the likes of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, The Smashing Pumpkins, Metallica, Lenny Kravitz and Stevie Wonder, among a huge variety of other acts that cater to all tastes, from electronica to progressive metal and everything else in between.
Parque da Bela Vista
Single-day ticket: €61
The Catalan performance theatre company Kinoa Espectacles will turn a street in the city of Guimarães into a Formula 1 box, “changing” the wheels of passing vehicles and “taking care of” those drivers who find themselves in the same place as the team of street performers.
10am, 11am and 12pm
Acclaimed Portuguese group Madredeus, celebrating its 25 years with a new album “Essência” and a new lead singer, are to give a concert at Porto’s Casa da Música.
Casa da Música
Av. da Boavista, 604-610
Telephone: 22 012 02 20
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