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Update: Summer 2014 Festivals (Part II)

So here is the second update about the music festivals in Lebanon during Summer 2014.

The complete list of performers at Byblos Festival has now been revealed:

  •  Thursday 3 July: Lang Lang
  • Thursday 17 July: Marcel Khalife
  • Saturday 18 July: Yanni
  • Tuesday 29 July: Massive Attack
  • Saturday 2 August: Epica
  • Tuesday 5 August: Stromae
  • Wednesday 6 August: Mulatu Astatke & Ibrahim Maalouf
  • Wednesday 13 August: Guy Manoukian
  • Tuesday 19 August: Beirut

(about the last performance, it will be funny if you think of it, Beirut will be performing in Byblos lol)

 

For for information about the festival, you can visit: www.byblosfestival.org

And for the tickets: www.ticketingboxoffice.com

Summer 2014 Festivals (Part I)

Five major festivals take place every year in Lebanon during the summer season in the regions of Baalbeck, Byblos, Beiteddine, Ehden & Jounieh.

The performers at Baalbeck Festival are yet to be announced, and for Byblos Festival and Ehdeniyat, only two artists have been announced at each festival while the rest are to be revealed soon.

Below you can check the lineup of performances and the dates to decide which ones are on your to-do-list:

1-Beiteddine Festival: (http://beiteddine.org/)

  • Thursday 26 June: Magida El Roumi

o USD: 200, 150, 100, 60, 30

o LBP: 300 000, 225 000, 150 000, 90 000, 45 000

  • Thursday July 2: Joss Stone (Soul, Pop, RnB)

o USD: 100, 80, 60, 40

o LBP: 150 000, 120 000, 90 000, 60 000

  • Thursday July 10: Kudsi Erguner & Waed Bouhassoun (A tribute to Sufi Masters & Muwashahat Legends)

o USD: 70, 40

o LBP: 105 000, 60 000

  • Friday July 18: Katie Melua (Blues, Jazz, Folk)

o USD: 120, 90, 60, 40

o LBP: 180 000, 135 000, 90 000, 60 000

  • Friday July 25 & Saturday July 26: A Titanic Triumph (Modern dance performance)

o USD: 100, 80, 60, 30

o LBP: 150 000, 120 000, 90 000, 45 000

  • Friday August 1 & Saturday August 2: Kazim Al Saher

o USD: 180, 120, 90, 60, 30

o LBP: 270 000, 180 000, 135 000, 90 000, 45 000

  • Thursday, Friday & Saturday August 7, 8, 9: “Antigone”(Theater play)

o USD: 70, 40

o LBP: 105 000, 60 000

If you buy your tickets before end of May 2014, you can benefit from a 10% discount!

2- Jounieh Festival: (http://www.jouniehinternationalfestival.com/)

  • Wednesday July 2: Elias Rahbani

o USD: 150, 125, 100, 75, 50, 40, 30

o LBP: 225 000, 187 500, 150 000, 112 500, 75 000, 60 000, 45 000

  • Thursday July 3: ZAZ (French Pop)

o USD: 150, 125, 100, 75, 50, 40, 30

o LBP: 225 000, 187 500, 150 000, 112 500, 75 000, 60 000, 45 000

  • Monday July 7: Imagine Dragons (Rock, Alternative)

o USD: 150, 125, 100, 90 (standing), 75, 60 (standing), 50

o LBP: 225 000, 180 000, 150 000, 135 000 (standing), 112 500, 90 000(standing), 75 000

  • Thursday July 10: The Voice France

o USD: 150, 125, 100, 75, 65 (standing), 50, 40

o LBP: 225 000, 187 500, 150 000, 112 500, 97 500 (standing), 75 000, 60 000

3- Byblos Festival: (http://www.byblosfestival.org/)

  • Thursday July 3: Lang Lang (Classical music)

o USD: 200, 125, 80, 60

o LBP: 300 000, 187 500, 120 000, 90 000

  • Tuesday August 5: Stromae (Pop / Dance)

o USD: 100 (Golden circle & Zone A seating), 75, 60 (standing), 50

o LBP: 150 000 (Golden circle and Zone A seating), 112 500, 90 000 (standing), 75 000

4- Ehdeniyat: (http://www.ehdeniyat.org/)

  • Friday July 15: Julio Iglesias
  • Saturday August 2: Ziad Rahbani

Information about ticket prices are not yet available.

The remaining festivals and performers will be updated when they are announced.

For tickets, you can get them from Virgin Ticketing Box Office Outlets or online on their website http://www.ticketingboxoffice.com/