Portugal is known for it´s warm temperatures and sunny weather. As a result, there are held numerous concerts and music festivals from May to September. Discover some of the best concerts you can attend in 2022. It´s that groovy time of the year!


North Music Festival
Alfandega do Porto
May, Friday 26th – Sunday 28th
Perfect For: Fans of Urban Festivals

Porto hosts the second edition of the North Music Fest. The event had its first edition in 2017. These are some of the artists that performed in the show during these last years: Gogol Bordello, The Prodigy, Franz Ferdinand and Skunk Anansie. In 2022, the main stage headliners are: Jesus and The Mary Chain, Don Diablo and Robin Schulz. Make sure you hang around for the festival´s cool Dj sets!

Jesus and The Mary Chain return to Portugal


Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia World Tour
Altice Forum Braga, Braga
June, Sunday 5th
Perfect For: Lovers of Great Musical Productions

Dua Lipa brings "Future Nostalgia" to the Present Time! This tour is set to provide us with that endorphin rush we all need after many months of seclusion. Ready to sing your lungs out to “Physical”, “New Rules”, "Don't Show Up" and “Levitating”? Let´s celebrate one of the albums that saved us during the awful pandemic times. After all, Life is a ball!

Dua Lipa bring Future Nostalgia to Portugal


Nos Primavera Sound Porto

Parque da Cidade, Porto
June, Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th
Perfect For: Indie Lovers & for the ones who love to spot Stylish People

Nos Primavera Sound Sound Porto is held in Porto since 2012. It was responsible to bring numerous renowned artists to town, here are some of them: Erykah Badu, Tyler, The Creator, Rosalia, Lorde, Patti Smith, Aphex Twin, Bjork, Kendrick Lamar, among many others. The indie festival is now back with a new line-up (and a great one). Grimes, Tame Impala, Pavement, Gorillaz, Pablo Vittar, Japanese Breakfast, Nick Cave, Interpol…. 2022 is set to be one of those memorable years. Let´s Rock!!!

Gorillaz are headling the festival


Rhye – World Tour 2022

Hard Rock Club, Porto
June, Tuesday 28th
Perfect For: Alt Music Fans

Rhye is an R&B musical project created by Canadian singer Mike Milosh. These concerts offer an intro a very peculiar approach to Alternative & R&B music. This is one of those shows you will tell your grandkids about, one for the books!

Rhye is performing in Porto

LGBT Fest+
Alfandega do Porto
July, Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd
Perfect For: LGBT+ Friendly Crowds

Porto will host the first edition of the LGBT Fest. This event wishes to celebrate love, music and equality. The main headliners are Bebe Rexha, Melanie C, Iggy Azalea, and Ludmila, among others. There will be some adjacent events to the festival too. Ready to celebrate your colors?

Iggy Azalea will headline the fest

Meo Marés Vivas
Afurada, Vila Nova Gaia
July, Friday 15th to Sunday 17th 
Perfect For: Pop/Nostalgia Lovers

This is one of those laid-back festivals to go chill with friends. These are some of the artists that graced attendees over the years: James, Jamiroquai, Sting, Lenny Kravitz, Manu Chao, among others. This year the main attractions are Bryan Adams, Jessie J, Anitta and Maluma.  Enjoy yourself with great music while overlooking the beautiful scenery of Douro.

Its Maluma, Baby!

Jacob Collier - Djesse World Tour
Hard Club Porto
July, Thursday 28th
Perfect For: Fans Of Great Artistry

Jacob Collier is regarded as one of the most complete artists in the musical industry. His compositions incorporate elements from many musical genres, from jazz to funk. This is sure to be one of the greatest concerts of the 2022. A chance to see one of the most promising artists live. Tickets are almost sold out, hurry up!!!

Jacob Collier is coming to town!

Vodafone Paredes de Coura
Praia Fluvial do Tabuão em Paredes de Coura
August, Wednesday 17th to Saturday 20th
Perfect For: Die-hard Music Festival Fans

Paredes de Coura is one of Portugal´s most iconic festivals. Located in the Minho region (roughly one hour from Porto), this is the festival where music blends and nature. Founded in 1993, the independent festival has received a number of great artists, such as: Nine Inch Nails, Arcade Fire, Yo la Tengo, Queens of The Stone Age, Placebo, PJ Harvey, Motorhead, New Order, among many many others. While being secluded by nature, you will be able to find your true element here. If you are planning to come, make sure you will camp at the venue. It’s a unique experience! This year's headliners are: Pixies, Idels and The Blaze. Additionally, a special day was created just for Portuguese Artists and Music!

Ready to see the Pixies live?

EDP Vilar de Mouros
Vilar de Mouros (1h10 from Porto)
August, Thursday 25th to Sunday 27th
Perfect For: Fans of Great Music and Nature

Vilar de Mouros of the oldest music festivals both in Portugal and in Europe. Its first edition goes back to 1965. At a given time it was called the Portuguese Woodstock. These are some of the iconic names that performed in this festival: Amália Rodrigues, Elthon Jonh, Bob Dylan, U2, Iron Maiden, Sonic Youth, Alanis Morissette, among many others. These year´s headliners are Iggy Pop, Bauhaus and Placebo. Ready to get immersed in the sounds of Minho?

Iggy Pop is set to perform at EDP Vilar de Mouros


Rosalia - Motomami Tour
Altice Arena Braga, Braga
November, Friday 25th November
Perfect For: Reggaeton Lovers

Rosalia returns to Portugal to present her new, and critic´s darling, album , Motomami. Braga will, once again, be the venue for one of the hottest concerts of the year. Recently, the artist shared that she has been practicing for over a year for the tour. Saoko, La Fama, Malamente… some of these caliente tunes will invade the arena! Run to the nearest shop, you can´t miss this one!!!

Rosalia brings the Motomami Tour to Braga!


Festival Authentica  Braga
Altice Forum Braga, Braga
December, Friday 9th to Saturday 10th
Perfect For: Live-music entusiasts

The organizers of Festival Authentica claim they want to create an ambiance of warmth in the middle of the cold winter months. This event is described as a hub where tradition and modernity blend. The main headliners are: Rag N Bone Man, Kodaline, Luíza Sonza and Nothing But Thieves. You can´t miss the first edition of Authentica!!

Luiza Sonza is bring the heat to Authentica!


Other Regions, Other Concerts

Portugal offers some other great festivals/ concerts. Most of them located in the southern region of the country. The best headlines can be found in NOS Alive, Super Bock Rock, MEO Sudoeste and Altice Arena. Here are some artists that will visit other regions of Portugal during this year: C. Tangana, Kali Uchis, Florence + The Machine, Metallica, Guns and Roses, Wolf Alice, ASAP Rocky, Harry Styles, Iron Maiden, Sigur Rós, among others. It´s a busy year in the concerts segment!

Harry Style returns to Portugal

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