New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Hard Rock International)
Hard Rock International and Live Nation today announced today that international superstar Robbie Williams
will join the lineup for the first Hard Rock Rising Barcelona global music festival. Previously announced artists on the festival's bill include Kings
of Leon, Juanes, Lenny Kravitz, Avicii
and Steve Angello. The weekend-long event will take place at the Platja del Forum (Parc de la Pau, s/n. Sant Adria de Besos, Barcelona) on Friday, July 24, and Saturday, July 25, 2015.
From boy-band singer to solo megastar, British pop idol Robbie Williams
will jet in fresh from his international tour and take the stage at Hard Rock Rising Barcelona, performing his greatest hits such as Let Me Entertain You, Angels, Feel and Come Undone. Also joining the global music festival's lineup will be Barcelona local band Thalab.
Hard Rock's music activation began in London with Hard Rock Calling
in 2006. Over the festival's eight year history, Hard Rock Calling
grew to be one of London's most celebrated music events, welcoming iconic performers and becoming a stage for moments of music history.
Hard Rock Rising Barcelona continues to be a platform to share the brand's commitment to music with thousands of festival-goers from across Spain. The festival features 16 hours of live music across two full days and an extraordinary site which embraces the magic of Barcelona's beach-front venue.
In addition to the global music festival in Barcelona, the brand recently hosted its first-ever U.S. music festival activation, Hard Rock Rising Miami Beach. The free, all-day oceanfront music festival featured some of the most beloved and acclaimed performers in the world, touting headliners whose work has contributed to Miami Beach's cultural tapestry. More than 20,000 music fans joined Hard Rock on the sands of South Beach for live performances by international superstars Andrea Bocelli, Barry Gibb, Gloria
Estefan, Flo Rida, Wyclef Jean, Jon Secada, Diego
Torres and more.
Committed to supporting music and emerging artists around the globe, Hard Rock International hosted more than 28,000 live music events worldwide in 2014. The brand continues its dedication to support of up-and-coming artists in 2015 with Hard Rock Rising concert events in the United States and Europe, providing a forum for music icons and today's hottest new talent to connect with music fans around the world.
Hard Rock Rising Barcelona Lineup
Multi GRAMMY® and BRIT award winning American Rock band, Kings
of Leon have headlined the world's biggest festivals over the last seven years and will perform songs from their six multi-platinum albums at Hard Rock Rising Barcelona. This will be their first show in Barcelona since 2008. Also performing will be Columbian musician and multiple Grammy® and Latin Grammy®-winning superstar, Juanes, whose unique blend of heavy metal and Columbian folk music resonates through capacity stadiums worldwide. In addition, rock legend and multi-award winning singer/songwriter, Lenny Kravitz, will perform at the festival and bring his retro sound that incorporates elements of rock, soul, R&B, funk and reggae to the stage. Avicii
has gone almost overnight from being a club DJ in Sweden to a global artist who plays in the world's biggest arenas and now, the 25-year-old electric dance music DJ will become part of the star-studded lineup at Hard Rock Rising Barcelona.
Steve Angello, former member of the electronic supergroup Swedish House Mafia, will also perform and showcase his notorious blend of pop, dance and electronica. Additionally, Hard Rock Rising Barcelona will feature an exciting lineup of international talent including Spanish rock-alternative band, Vetusta Morla.
Tickets for the general public will be available starting March 25 at www.livenation.es, ticketmaster, El Corte Ingles and entradas.com
Visit www.hardrockrisingbarcelona.es for additional talent announcements and event details.