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Music Legends offers free concerts in emblematic places in Sestao and Getxo

Music Legends offers free concerts in emblematic places in Sestao and Getxo

Jeickson Sulbaran

April 30, 2024 | 9:00 a.m.

The start of Warming Up 2024 with local artists preludes the great BBK Bilbao Music Legends festival

This weekend, the Biscayan musical scene prepares to vibrate with him start of 'Warming Up 2024', an event that serves as a prelude to the renowned BBK Bilbao Music Legends festival. This year, the project is distinguished by the choice of its locations, two heritage enclaves that alone narrate an important part of the industrial and cultural history of the region: the Horno Alto No. 1 of Sestao and the galleries of Punta Begoña in Getxo.

The Dekker Events organizers have opted for a program that not only stands out for its musical quality, but also for its intention to revalue historical spaces through culture. This Saturday, local groups Santiago Delgado and the Runaway Lovers and MoonShakers will kick off the festivities at the Benedicta Parking. Located at foot of the High Furnace No. 1, this place is not only an industrial site from the 20th century, but a symbol of the evolution of Bizkaia.

Access to these performances will be free, thus allowing all citizens the opportunity to enjoy live music in an incomparable setting. Santiago Delgado and the Runaway Lovers will present their latest work, 'Bilbao', an ode to roots rock with marked vocal influences, while MoonShakers will offer a review of their two albums, with a sound that mixes rock'n'roll, garage, surf, psychedelia and punk.

Music Legends offers free concerts in emblematic places in Sestao and Getxo

Preparing the ground for great legends

As we approach the BBK Bilbao Music Legends, which will be held at the Bizkaia Arena in Miribilla, expectations grow. The festival, which has already sold most of its tickets, promises to be a milestone this year with artists of the caliber of Deep Purple and Pretenders. This last group, led by the charismatic Chrissie Hynde, promises to delight the public with songs from his new album 'Ralentless' as well as classics that have defined his career.

El second 'Warming Up' event will take place on May 24 in the galleries of Punta Begoña, a structure that stands out for both its architecture and its history, located in front of the Marina and Ereaga beach. Although specific details are yet to be announced, anticipation is high, anticipating another memorable gathering that will serve as the perfect preamble to the main festival.

En June, Miribilla scene will host not only international stars but also a selection of local and national talent on the Voodoo Child outdoor terrace, demonstrating the festival's commitment to the region's emerging music scene.

'Warming Up 2024' It is not just a musical event, it is a bridge between the cultural heritage of Bizkaia and its vibrant contemporary music scene. By offering these concerts in emblematic places, we seek not only to entertain, but also to educate and enhance the community spirit through music. This weekend, Sestao and Getxo are not just points on the map, but living scenes of Biscayan history and musical art.

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