Neopop Festival in Portugal adds legendary French producer St Germain

Portugal’s Neopop Festival 2018 adds legendary French producer St Germain

The 14th edition of Neopop Festival, which takes place on the 9th, 10th and 11th August 2018, will host an exclusive live set from the legendary French artist Ludovic Navarre, A.K.A St Germain. St Germain will join Jeff Mills, Ben Klock, Josh Wink, Solomun, Joseph Capriati, Kink (live), Paula Temple B2B Rebekah, Nastia, Len Faki, Ivan Smagghe, Aleksi Perala (live), Adriatique, Fjaak (live), Freddy K, Solar, Apollonia, Zadig, Rui Vargas, Lewis Fautzi and Trikk for what is sure to be Neopop’s best year yet.

Ludovic Navarre, A.K.A. St Germain, is a creator of intelligent, sensual and original deep house. He is a pioneer of the “French Touch”, putting French electronic music on the international music circuit. His renowned debut album Boulevard, released in July 1995, has sold over a million copies worldwide and has achieved classic status. The multi-platinum, award-winning follow-up Tourist sold over 2.8 million copies worldwide and after completing a world tour spanning several continents, St Germain most recently released a self-titled album which looked to the music and rhythms of Africa for inspiration.

Neopop 2017 – Official Aftermovie

A respected and undisputed master of electronic music for the past two decades, St Germain has always been known for his uncanny ability to subtly blend machines and instruments, authentic roots and modern influences. His music is a complex blend, reflecting his love of the blues, jazz and Black music of all kinds, with hypnotic electronic loops and harmoniously intertwined vocal samples. A veritable sound sorcerer, his work is a blend of exceptional music, from Detroit to Saint Germain, taking in Mississippi and more recently, West Africa. According to St Germain, after acid jazz, nu jazz and deep house, it’s time to make way for Afro deep house.

Neopop is Portugal’s most respected electronic music festival. Each summer the festival invites a line-up packed with techno royalty as well as some of the underground’s most exciting talent for three days of music appreciation, just meters from the Atlantic Ocean. Set across two stages in the stunning northern Portuguese coastal town of Viana do Castelo, Neopop has become a bucket-list festival for techno and electronic music fans across the continent, looking to experience their favourite sounds in a beautiful historic setting. Viana do Castelo is in the Minho region of Northern Portugal, a half hour’s drive from Porto airport. The Pilgrimage to the Nossa Senhora da Agonia church, the amazing views of the Lima River as well as the local Portuguese cuisine make this city unforgettable. Watch a clip from 2017’s event here.

2018 full weekend tickets are available now from only 75 Euros and Neopop Plus Pass VIP packages from 175 Euros


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