Chile: Lollapalooza and Roger Waters, unmissable concerts in 2018

These are the most attractive musical events for this year

Chile: Lollapalooza and Roger Waters, unmissable concerts in 2018

With the arrival of 2018, there is also a season of concerts for all musical tastes. In Chile, Santiago is undoubtedly one of the Latin American destinations preferred by musicians from all over the world. In 2017 took place the spectacular presentations of Bruno Mars, U2, Deep Purple, Megadeth, Jamiroquai, Bon Jovi, and other greats of the international music scene.

Apparently, 2018 will be as good as 2017 or even better. This new year brings many surprises in the musical field to delight the most demanding fans. Below, there is a list of some of the best shows that begin in February.

  • Miguel Bosé : The Spanish singer returns to the impressive Movistar Arena on February 22nd. In the framework of his tour "Estaré", Bosé returns 8 months later to the same stage where he delighted, last June, the lucky Chileans who were able to attend his majestic show. The singer is acclaimed by the specialized world critics.
    Now in 2018, the interpreter of "Amante Bandido" will have the opportunity to set the record of climbing for the tenth time at the Quinta Vergara, at the Viña del Mar Festival.

  • Lollapalooza: Once again, one of the most important festivals in the world will take place in Santiago de Chile, specifically in Parque O'Higgins. More than 100 alternative rock bands will perform in 7 stages, in 3 days of good music. Lollapalooza 2018 will be celebrated on March 16, 17 and 18. Among its main exponents will be Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam, The Killers, Lana del Rey, and the Chilean Mon Laferte.
  • Radiohead: It took 8 years for the British band to return to Chile. On this occasion, Thom Yorke and company will be presented on April 11 in the most important stage of the country, the mythical National Stadium.
    Radiohead returns on this occasion as the main band of the Santiago Urbano Electrónico Festival (SUE), which will also have as special guests the electronic musician and rapper Flying Lotus, the musician Shye Ben Tzur, the guitarist Jonny Greenwood, and Follakzoid representing Chile.

  • Roger Waters: will play live next November 14th at the National Stadium, which will undoubtedly be one of the most important concerts of the year. Waters himself promised that it will be a "great show. It will be spectacular as all my shows have been, "said Pink Floyd bassist. This will be the fourth visit of Roger Waters to Santiago after the concerts he offered in 2002, 2007, and 2012.
    Roger Waters, the founding member of Pink Floyd, will return to South America as part of his new tour titled "Us + Them". On the tour, in addition to playing several classic themes of the legendary British, will also present new material alone.


LatinAmerican Post | José Olavarría
Translated by Marcela Peñaloza

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