The 8th annual Music and Arts festival, Optimus Alive!14, takes place in Lisbon, the capital of sunny Portugal, between Thursday 10th and Sarurday 12th of July.
Arctic Monkeys are the opening night headliner, with The Black Keys, and The Libertines also headlining, and A-Trak, Cherub, Drenge, Kelis, Booka Shade, Ben Howard, Nicolas Jaar, Foster The People, SBTRKT, Parquet Courts, The War On Drugs, Temples, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Au Revoir Simone, Cass McCombs, Paus, Elbow, Daughter, Bastille, The 1975, Buraka Som Sistema, Chromeo, Interpol, MGMT, Polica, Chet Faker, Caribou, Imagine Dragons, The Vicious Five, Nina Kraviz, Jungle, SOHN, The Last Internationale, Noiserv, For Pete Sake, Allen Stone, The Black Mamba, Tiago Bettencourt, and The Luminers also confirmed.
Other acts added to the line-up are Daphni, Pearson Sound, Pantha Du Prince, Midland, Tasker, Manuel Furia e os Naufragos, DJ Capt, Luvlace, The Fishtails, Sequin, Squareone, Blackbird Prophet, Bjacr, Lcomandante E General, Michael Yang, and Fil, The Captain on Thursday.
Plus Boys Noize, Russian Red, Gunrose, Cavaliers Of Fun, Fritus Potatoes Suicide, Keep Razors Sharp, The Walks, Clouds Collapse, BangBang Romance, Hostage Society, Guilande, Sidney Ferdinand, and PH Neutro on Friday.
With Phantogram, Tom Mash, Beautify Junkyards, D'Alva, Grrrl Riot, Juba, Caelum's Edge, Miguel Tocha, Dogma, Seth, Dr Young, Marmaduke, and Freemind joining The Libertines on Saturday.
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There also a line-up of comedy including Cesar Mourao, Eduardo Madeira, Los Madracos, Tania Barbosa, Ze Beirao, and Catarina Matos.
A 3 day ticket with camping is priced at £104.10 with camping or £90.30 without camping. A day ticket is priced at £45.60. Prices do not include booking fees.
Now entering its eighth year, the 50,000 capacity festival enjoys sunny weather and a prime location in the heart of Lisbon, a 5 minute drive from the capital's historical landmarks and nightlife.
With some of Europe's best beaches and surfing spots 10 mins away by train, Optimus Alive is very much a 'beach by day, music by night' destination festival - the festival opens at 6pm and goes on until 6am and fans can either book from the huge array of affordable local accommodation, or camp in the festival campsite.
With the Tagus River as landscape to explore the festival has arts, cafes, restaurants, as well as music on offer.
There is camping available (must be purchased with ticket), and also plenty of other accommodation options in the city and festival goers are recommended to book accommodation in Lisbon early.
More information will be here when available.
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