Alcala chooses 60 artists to perform at its music festival

Alcalá Suena 2024 has chosen the 60 artists who will perform from June 7 to 9 in its ninth edition, along with headliners from the international scene who will close each session.

Oliver Thansan
Oliver Thansan
24 March 2024 Sunday 16:58
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Alcala chooses 60 artists to perform at its music festival

Alcalá Suena 2024 has chosen the 60 artists who will perform from June 7 to 9 in its ninth edition, along with headliners from the international scene who will close each session.

The free festival organized by the City Council in collaboration with the Alcalá es Música association will fill the historic center of the town with music for three days with performances of all styles for all tastes, the Consistory recalled in a statement.

Following the philosophy of this festival, more than 60 artists chosen by competition make up a lineup that offers music of all styles for all tastes.

After evaluating the 522 proposals presented, the jury has chosen the more than 60 artists that make up the poster, and who will be accompanied by three headliners from the international scene who will close each session. In this case, the "exotic R

The jury of this edition has awarded the first prize of the contest to the Colombians Cacao Munch and their city tropics, their own musical language in which they fuse folk and Latin music with funk, rock and hip hop.

The silver medal went to Las Sexpeares, a female indie-punk group based in Barakaldo. The winners by style join them, with artists from Alcala such as Carlitos Chacal Trío (jazz/acoustic/classical/lyrical category) and Celia Becks (indie/pop category), along with Anís Guateque (fusion/worldmusic category), Blue Bizarre ( rock/metal category), Not Found (soul/funk/R category

The 50 finalist bands complete the lineup: Adestono, Adiós Cordura, Agua Rata, Alba March, Alejandro and María Laura, Basura, Bloco Virado, BRAVA, BuenabullaMusic (BBM), Canchalera, Caracolino Band, CERRAOS, Chuzos de punta, DELSOL, Diego Jiménez Alonso, Drunk in Palace, El Niño Lord.

Cah, Gabriel Kazz, Jipis Atómicos, Julia Bengala, Kane

The jury on this occasion was made up of Ana Mayoral (representative of the Alcalá es Música association), Rocío Caballero (representative of the Peñas de Alcalá), David Sánchez (director of the KeKaña Festival of Guadalajara), Guillermo de la Torre (representative of the Ministry of Culture of the Community of Madrid), J.J. Machuca (pianist and keyboardist in bands such as Lori Meyers or Lagartija Nick), Antonio Balmisa (host of the Amplifica2 podcast on Radio Creactivity) and Javier Ruiz (host of the La Furgo program on Radio Universitaria de Alcalá de Henares) Alcalá Suena 2024 will have 6 stages spread throughout the historic center of this World Heritage city.