Music and cider in Paradise: Summer 2019 concert guide in Asturias


Place: Intriago
Event: Self-managed and solidarity alternative. On the first day the contest of emerging bands will be held and the second will take place the festival. Confirmed: Dixebra, Hate School, La Morgue (winners of the 2018 contest), Saco Roto, Skama La Rede and Polémika.
More information: Maizu Rock page

2 Metropolis

Place: Fairground “Luis Adaro”
Event: Concerts (Juanes, Calamaro, Mala Rodríguez, Beret, Illegal, La Pe Sticker, Fuel Fandango, Camela, Dead Bronco, etc.), Comic Con, Tatoo Expo, Gaming and Virtual Reality (VR), Exhibitions, shows, Food & Drinks & Market, Dog Friendly
More information: Metropolis website


Place: Land of Naval Gijón
Event: Concerts, literary meetings, exhibitions, fairground attractions, food and drinks in beach bars, novels, markets, poetry and music.
More information: Black Week website

4Gijón Life

Place: Esplanade in front of the Superior School of Civil Navy of Gijón
Event: In 2019 Gijón Life will return with a second edition that promises to live up to the first. Pablo López, Raphael, Ara Malikian, Izal, Manuel Carrasco, Aitana, the contestants of OT 2018 and two days of specials with VERMIC and Monster Of Rock, will be in the next Gijón Life.
More information: Gijón Life official website

5The Big Rumble

Place: Pravia
Event: XII festival of rock'n'roll, surf, garage and rockabilly with street market, expos, Surf & Cider Party and concerts not only at night, also in vermouth session.
More information: Big Rumble Pravia page

Place: Aviles (in various scenarios and locations)
Event: Music, dance, workshops, crafts and recreational and festive activities for all audiences within the framework of a twinning festival of the so-called "Celtic countries"
More information: Website and Facebook of the Intercélticu d'Avilés y Comarca Festival

7Vidiago Rock

Place: La Talá, Vidiago (Llanes)
Event: The XIV edition of the Vidiago Rock incorporates this year as a novelty a camping area for this festival makes tremble under the music of the most cane rock to the Asturian east.
More information: Vidiago Rock Blog

8Festival Arcu Atlánticu

Place: Cimadevilla, Plaza Mayor, Puerto Deportivo, Old Jovellanos Institute
Event: Musical performances, Portuguese Market, Children's entertainment, Literary activities, and more events under the umbrella of the geographical area of ​​the Atlantic arch.
More information: Section on the Fijon de Gijón website (coming soon)

9 International Longboard Salinas Festival

Place: Salinas (Castrillón, very close to Avilés)
Event: Free admission, with camping area, four days of festival around an international Longboard competition, with children's workshops, live performances, concerts, talks, outdoor cinema, market area with shops in the world of surfing , designers, craftsmen and creatives and food trucks.
More information: Official website of the International Longboard Salinas Festival

Place: Salinas
Event: A new summer festival is always good news, so we welcome the birth of the Forest Long Fest that increases the musical offer of the Salinas Longboard Festival. Confirmed: Dj Nano, Carlos Jean, Les Castizos, Myriam Rodilla, Deivhook, K-Style, Jose Manuel Mareque Collazos, The Otter Gang, Pablo Posession, Richard Romero, Jairo Beltrami, Diego Cuesta Dj, Ales fernandez, Killiam
More information: Forest Long Fest blog

11Motorbeach Festival

Place: Playa La Espasa, Caravia Baja
Event: Festival of worship of "Beach Life" merging Cafe racer & Surf, Classic Cars & Music in, of course, a beach. Concerts, Bike Shop, Surfing, Camping, Classic Cars & Hot Rods, Skate Park and much more.
More information: Official website of Motorbeach Festival

Place: San Esteban de Piantón (Vegadeo)
Event: A respite from classical music in a summer of shrill parties, the Piantón International Music Festival brings to the westernmost Asturias the sounds of string instruments that are not electric guitars and voices grown without rock screams.
More information: Official website of the Piantón International Music Festival


Place: Plaza Mayor, Sala Albéniz and other spaces
Event: Celebration of the 60s and the Mod with concerts (Giselle Smith, Daddy Long Legs, The Allnighters, The Malinches, Volcanoes, The Ponds, The Flying Cymbals, etc.), rally of scooters, exhibitions, period films, fair of records, vintage market, etc.
More information: EuroYeYe official website

14Surf, Music and Friends

Place: Salinas (Castrillón, very close to Avilés)
Event: Surfing, surfing, surfing and Aula del Mar, Waterman Challenge, Yoga, Leisure in the eighth edition of a festival held in one of the most surfable beaches of Asturias, Salinas, and is the first 100% sustainable festival in Europe.
More information: Official website of the Surf, Music and Friends Festival


Place: Arriondas (Cangas de Onís)
Event: Riverland is the right name for the music festival that takes place in the same place and weekend in which the canoes will make the International Descent of the Sella.
More information: Official website of the Riverland Festival

16 Tsunami Xixón

Place: Labor City of Culture, Town Hall Square, Cimadevilla Skatepark Stage
Event: Concerts The Offspring, Kaiser Chiefs, Nox, Good Charlotte, Berry Txarrak, Danko Jones, FASHION, Pulley, etc.
More information: Tsunami Xixón official website

17 Prosto Fest

Place: Gédrez (Xedré, in bable) in Cangas del Narcea
Event: Independent music festival in the beautiful natural setting that surrounds Cangas del Narcea. Airbag, Australian Blonde, Cupid, Cala Vento, Joe Twilight, The Parrots, Steve smyth & the Outtlaw, Alberto & García, The Wellgreen, Nettle, Nettle, Mingote, Ordesa, Amparito, Chess Pandeiros appear in this year's 2019 poster .
More information: Official website of Prestoso Fest

18La Grapa Black Music Festival

Place: Avilés (in "La Grapa", pedestrian walkway leading to the Niemeyer Center)
Event: Festival that offers the best music of African American origin, Soul, Funk, Blues, R&B, Jazz, afrobeat and ska in Aviles. The Grapa Black Music Festival was born in 2015 with the intention of offering the best national and international black music bands from Avilés to the world. Blues, Soul, Funk, Reggae, R&B, Rock, Afrobeat, there are many styles covered by this multicultural festival designed for all audiences, which with each edition strengthens a bit more as one of the essential events of the Spanish musical summer.
More information: La Grapa Black Music Festival Facebook page


Place: Arriondas (Cangas de Onís)
Event: From 1,000 attendees in 1997 to 25,000 in 2017, Aquasella has established itself as the electronic music festival of Asturias in a place more associated with a sporting event.
More information: Aquasella official website

20The Sea of ​​Noise

Place: Aviles
Event: Rock, blues, pop and the most classic sounds (not classical music) of those genres in a small kiosk of the Dock Park that makes it really great. In 2018, the chords of Ramoncín, Barón Rojo and Jenny and The Mexicats sounded in the XIV La Mar de Ruido
More information: Official blog of La Mar de Ruido (outdated since 2016 ...)


Place: Aviles (Niemeyer Center)
Event: III edition of a festival, with the indie rock and indie pop of “Love of Lesbian” already confirmed and with previous editions in which La Bamba, La M.O.D.A. or Juanito Makandé, in a special environment, the Niemeyer Center, the only work of the Brazilian architect in Spain.
More information: Official Music Page


Place: Port of Vega
Event: A vermouth session with groups that travel by truck, touring Puerto de Vega to play at different points, is the prelude to the most popular rock festival in western Asturias, as we have told you in the first person because we were also in Unirock.
More information: Unirock Association Facebook page

23 Rock Nalón Festival

Place: Pravia
Event: III edition of this rock and heavy music festival organized by a non-profit association that aims to make this type of music sound especially strong in Pravia.
More information: Facebook page of the Rock Nalón Cultural Association that organizes the Rock Nalón Festival

24Autocaravan Van Festival

Place: Infesto
Event: Motorhomes + Furgos + Music + Gastronomy + Market = the second edition of the “Autocaravan Van Festival” festival, a Family Friendly Camper Lifestyle event.
More information: Autocaravan Van Festival website although for the moment the most current information is on its Facebook

Do you know any festival that is not on the list? Leave the event data in the comments of this post and we will incorporate it for next year.