2022 marks the return of the Festivals in the Park to the capital, spaces like the Simon Bolivar Metropolitan Park will witness, once again, the power of music. After a successful edition of Colombia al Parque that brought together more than 22,000 people, Idartes announces the first international artists that will be part of the events throughout this year.
Thunder (Argentina), illegal (Spain), Andy Montanez (Puerto Rico), Crypt (Brazil), Wicked (United Kingdom), lesbian love (Spain) and David Sanchez (Puerto Rico) are the international artists that have been announced so far on the social networks of the Idartes.
These artists will be part of one of the following events, Salsa to the Park June 4 and 5, the 25 years of Hip Hop to the Park July 2 and 3, Jazz in the Park on September 17 and 18 and rock to the parkwhich for the first time will be four days, the next November 26 and 27 and December 3 and 4.
“The Festivales al Parque have always been characterized by bringing a musical offer to the public that you will not be able to find in any other great festival in the city and by exploring far beyond the commercial circuits, to make programs that show the different aspects current musicals, but that also bring to the stage the memory of the sounds that have built their history and that of the countries of the guests”mentions Catherine Valenciadirector of Idartes.
The announced artists are part of the artistic curatorship that has characterized the Festivales al Parque for more than 20 years, where attendees are allowed to discover international sound proposals that are not necessarily within the commercial circuits or world tours that include to Colombia.
For this reason, this year the Festivals in the Park they will have from classic artists like Andy Montanezan outstanding figure of salsa who also celebrates his 80 years of age and 64 of artistic career; illegal from Spain with a download of raw rock and punk to celebrate his 40-year career with the album fight for life (2022).
Thunder, champion of battles free styleprepare a download of rhymes and beats to conquer the Colombian audience; besides, Cryptthe new proposal of former members of gangs such as nervous, Burning Witches and Hagbarddebuts in our country, as well as Wickeda sound bet that has become a benchmark of current thrash metal.
lesbian lovea band that gave us a memorable performance at the Radionic Concert 2018 and that returns to our country to perform for the first time in the Simon Bolivar Metropolitan Park. Also, it will be presented David Sánchez, recognized as one of the best saxophonists, who will give a concert for the first time in Bogotá.
The programming of each of the festivals will be available on the official website of Idartes.
In recent years, the Argentine rapper has revolutionized the genre through platforms such as Spotify Y Youtubewhere in the first it already accumulates more than 80 million reproductions and has positioned itself within the top 50 worldwide.
With only 20 years Thunderwhose father was also an important exponent of the genre, It is already a benchmark of hip hop in Argentina and Latin America. After performing at festivals such as Lollapalooza Chile or Vive Latino in Mexico, he arrives in Colombia for the first time.
Raw rock and punk, this is what Ilegales proposes, a Spanish band that for 40 years has raised its voice in our language to become a benchmark of the genre.
This year he comes to our country to celebrate four decades of musical career and present his most recent album. The struggle for life.
With more than 60 years of artistic career, the Puerto Rican salsero arrives for the first time at the Festivals in the Park to, in addition to celebrating six decades of musical history, celebrate its 80 years of life.
The ‘Niño de trastalleres’ or ‘Godfather of salsa’ will pay homage to his successful career and wide recognition among the Colombian public.
Their sound is ruthless, they are brutally talented and from Brazil they come to our country for the first time to give an unprecedented musical discharge, with a show full of hard rock they will present their acclaimed debut album echoes of the soul.
The group is led by the Brazilians Fernanda Lira and Luana Dametto (former members of Nervosa) and also made up of the guitarists and Taina Bergamaschi (former Hagbard).
A group that already has more than 15 years of musical experience, its international recognition was obtained thanks to a publication in the magazine Kerrang! and also to its inclusion in the video game Rock band.
It has become a benchmark for thrash metal and hard rock today, reformed, recorded new material and, so far, its presentation will be the only one in Latin America.
It was the band in charge of doing the first massive concert during the pandemic, the Palace of San Jorge in Barcelona It was the place that brought together 5,000 of his followers and it was then that the music industry began to see lights of hope again.
In 2018 they visited our country with their album The Poet Halley and the Radionic concert witnessed his memorable performance. Now, they return to Colombia with eight records that have made them one of the most prominent Spanish-speaking rock bands.
He is recognized for being one of the best saxophonists of his generation. His history with jazz began in 1990 in the orchestra dizzy Gillespie, where he became his main mentor.
He has recorded with renowned Jazz artists such as Hargrove, Chick Corea, Danilo Pérez, Hilton Ruiz and Slide Hampton. Currently part of the San Francisco Jazz Collective and arrives for the first time in Bogotá to present his most recent project: Caribbeanwhich was nominated for a Grammy in 2020.