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The 'Caravaca Power Pop' brings on October 26 some of the cult bands of this musical genre (10/09/2019)

The festival will feature performances, punctures of vinyl and the presentation of the book 'Humility and patience.

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All activities will be free and will be held at different locations in the historic center and in Ciudad Jardín

'Airbag', 'La Granja', 'Feedbacks' and 'Los Malinches' are the four bands that head the poster of the second edition of the festival 'Caravaca Power Pop', held on Saturday, October 26, with free admission.

"The City Council has wanted to support this musical and cultural event that will take place throughout the day and that, in addition to the directing of reference bands within this musical genre, will feature a book presentation and vinyl punctures," according The Councilor for Culture and Celebration at the Caravaqueño Consistory, Juan Manuel de León, accompanied by the programmer and coordinator of the festival, José Esteban Martínez-Iglesias, during the presentation of the poster.

Juan Manuel de León and José Esteban Martínez-Iglesias have also highlighted the good acceptance of the poster confirmations announced through the social networks of the festival among fans of this music throughout Spain, which has already resulted in numerous accommodation reservations, "so it is an event that enriches our cultural offer and also has a favorable impact on the local economy."

All activities will be free and will be carried out in different places of the town, such as in Ciudad Jardín, the old town, 'The Company Lounge Club' and the Pub 'La Nota'.

The 'Caravaca Power Pop' will begin with the vinyl sessions, from 12.30 to 16.00, in different locations.

It will continue at 4.30 pm, in the 'Lounge Club Company', with the presentation of the book 'Humility and patience.

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At 6:00 p.m. vinyl punctures will be resumed in the historic center until 8:00 p.m., when the festival activity will be transferred to Ciudad Jardín, where the performances of the four main bands of the 2019 cartel will take place. Finally, the festival of Closure will be held at one o'clock in the morning in pub 'La Nota'.

'Airbag' is an Estepona group that has been on stage for more than twenty years and is increasingly successful.

His main reference is the mythical band of 'Los Ramones', but it also has many other influences, such as vocal groups of the fifties or pop of the seventies, as well as punk or power pop itself.

'La Granja' is a Mallorcan power pop group, whose activity was developed, above all, from the late eighties to the mid-nineties.

For some, it is one of the best formations of Spanish pop music.

They have seven albums on the market and an extensive collection of songs.

The Asturian 'Feedbacks' are a cult group within the power pop scene of this country from the mid-1990s to the present, with songs ranging from punk influences to the country.

'Los Malinches' is a group from Murcia that defines its sound as "psychedelic garage, tremendous beat-pop and small doses of tropicalism".

They have released several singles and an LP entitled 'En el agua' (Groovie Records), which saw the light in 2018 and has led him to play in numerous halls and festivals and also to visit German lands twice.

Power pop is inspired by American and British rock from the 1960s. It typically includes a combination of musical devices, such as strong melodies, clear vocals and crisp vocal harmonies, economical arrangements and prominent guitar riffs.

While its cultural impact has suffered ups and downs for decades, power pop is one of the most enduring rock subgenres.

The first time the term was used was in 1967 by Pete Townshend, guitarist of 'The Who', to define the music of his group, which is often cited as the predecessor of power pop, along with that of other contemporary groups such as 'The Beatles', 'The Byrds', 'The Beach Boys', 'The Hollies', 'The Zombies', 'The Easybeats' or 'The Kinks'.


- 12:30 to 16:00.

Punctures of vinyl in different places of the old town of Caravaca.

- 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Humility and patience.

Rock Indiana: 25 years of independent music.

Pablo Carrero.

- 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Puncture of vinyl in the old town of Caravaca.

- 20:00 to 1:00.

Garden City.

Performance of the groups: Los Malinches, Feedbacks, La Granja and Airbag.

- 1:00 to 4:00.

Puncture of vinyl in the Pub La Nota.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Caravaca de la Cruz

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