The music that cheers Porto: 10 concerts not to be missed this summer

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The Summer season is open in the various cultural venues of Porto. Dives can be done in all the suggestions by Porto By Livraria Lello or just selecting some events that will happen in the next few days at Porto. After the intimate moment with Adriana Calcanhotto at Livraria Lello, the next suggestions go through funk, bossa nova , jazz, rock or classical music.

JOSHUA REDMAN | CASA DA MÚSICA |  JULY 10th

The American saxophonist returnes to Portugal and does not come alone. Following Joshua Redman, a luxury quartet featuring the legendary Billy Hart on drums, Ethan Iverson on the piano and Ben Street on bass is featured in the Sala Suggia. Tickets for this event are around 16€ and 20€.
From Livraria Lello: 30 min (by foot)

LUCA ARGEL | TEATRO SÁ DA BANDEIRA | JULY 12th

He is part of the new Portuguese-speaking talents. Luca Argel was born in Rio de Janeiro but graduated in Literature at the University of Porto. This concert is part of the Entre Portas Theater and Music Festival that takes place in the unbeaten city. The tickets costs 7.5 euros.
From Livraria Lello: 8 min (by foot)

TRIBUTE TO NELSON MANDELA | PRAIA DO ATERRO | JULY 18th to 20th

Praia do Aterro, in Matosinhos, hosts a charity festival, Nelson Mandela Music Tribute. In the headliner there are great names of international music like Bob Geldof or Steven Tyler. The tickets and general passes are already on sale for the 40 and 100€ respectively.
From Livraria Lello: 70 min (bus)

MEO MARÉS VIVAS | VILA NOVA DE GAIA | JULY 20th to 22nd

On the south bank, the tides rise again with the funk of Jamiroquai and Joss Stone, Bastille’s new pop rock, calm sounds of Goo Goo Dolls and Kodaline, or the sonorities of the “new generation” like Rita Ora or David Getta. The three day passes are almost sold out and costs € 65 for the three days.
From Livraria Lello: 40 min (bus)

NAKED WOLF | SERRALVES | JULY 21st

The Jazz mini-festival in the Park is back to Serralves. Naked Wolf are the band chosen to close the cycle of concerts outside the Serralves park. The concert costs 10€.
From Livraria Lello: 30 min (bus)

CAETANO MORENO ZECA TOM VELOSO | COLISEU DO PORTO | JULY 30th

A few months after a great historical milestone in Portugal, Caetano Veloso returns to Porto to present a new show with his three children. The Veloso family joins to play and sing the themes of their own family, ranging from Caetano to Tom. Tickets are now on sale in the usual places between 20€ and 75€.
From Livraria Lello: 12 min (by foot)

BUDDA POWER BLUES | HOT FIVE JAZZ CLUB | AUGUST 4th

The best Portuguese blues guitarist is returning to one of the most emblematic houses in Porto. Budda Power Blues lurk through the cracks of old jazz, funk and soul and complete them with a good dose of blues and great animation.
From Livraria Lello: 10 min (bus) / 12 min (by foot)

JESUTION | CASA DA MÚSICA | AUGUST 24th

Since 2012 the British Jesution is in Brazil. It is from there that they have already launch great soul discs applauded by the critic like “Meetings”, “Show Me Your Soul” or “Home”. The latter one was produced by Mário Caldato, who also worked with Bestie Boys, Jack Johnson and Seu Jorge. The entrance to watch Jesution is for free.
From Livraria Lello: 30 min (by foot)

XAVIER RUDD | HARD CLUB | SEPTEMBER 15th

The Australian multi-instrumentalist has a confirmed presence at the old and beautiful Mercado Ferreira Borges. Filled with sounds of the world, Xavier Rudd is expected to have an emotional concert with beautiful surprises. Tickets cost 24€.
From Livraria Lello: 10 min (by foot)

NATIRUTS | COLISEU DO PORTO | OCTOBER 30th

To close the summer nothing better than the Brazilians Natiruts to welcome the fall/winter. The Coliseum of Porto thus echoes Portuguese sounds for 25€ and 30€.
From Livraria Lello: 12 min (by foot)