Optimus Alive! Festival

Optimus Alive! Festival, PortugalOptimus Alive! Festival takes place in Passeio Maritimo de Alges, Lisbon, Portugal

Optimus Alive! Festival 2012 dates – 13th to 15th July

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OPTIMUS ALIVE! FESTIVAL 2012 – LINE UP

FRIDAY 13TH JULY

OPTIMUS STAGE
The Stone Roses – headliner
Justice, Snow Patrol, Refused, Danko Jones

HEINEKEN STAGE
Buraka Som Sistema, LMFAO, Santigold, Zola Jesus, Death in Vegas, The Parkinsons, Dum Dum Girls, Miuda

OPTIMUS CLUBBING STAGE
Busy P, Brodinski, Miss Kittin, Gesaffelstein (live), Planningtorock (live), Club Cheval, Aeroplane, Logo (live), Rory Phillips

SATURDAY 14TH JULY

OPTIMUS STAGE
The Cure – headliner
Florence + The Machine, Mumford & Sons, Noah & The Whale, We Trust

HEINEKEN STAGE
Tricky & Martina Topley-Bird, The Antlers, Katy B, Blasted Mechanism, SebastiAn, Awolnation, Here We Go Magic, Big Deal, Lisa Hannigan

OPTIMUS CLUBBING STAGE
James Murphy & Pay Mahoney, Art Department, Guy Gerber (live), Visionquest, Shonky & Dan Ghenacia

SUNDAY 15TH JULY

OPTIMUS STAGE
Radiohead – headliner
Caribou, The Kooks, Paus

HEINEKEN STAGE
Mazzy Star, The Kills, Metronomy, The Maccabees, Miles Kane, Eli “Paperboy” Reed, Warpaint, SBTRKT

OPTIMUS CLUBBING STAGE
Seth Troxler, Moullinex + Xinobi, Carbon Airways, B Fachada, Marcia, Best Youth, Laia

The History of Optimus Alive! Festival
Optimus Alive!, or simply Alive!, is a music and arts festival which takes place in the Algés riverside, in Oeiras, Portugal. The first edition took place in 2007. Despite its recent creation, the festival has achieved considerable popularity both inside and outside of Portugal

The first Optimus Alive!, was held between the 8th and 10th of June 2007, in Algés, Oeiras, and the main attraction was the return of Pearl Jam, Linkin Park and Smashing Pumpkins, and the first time in Portugal for bands like The Used, White Stripes and Beastie Boys.


Optimus Alive! Festival – Line Up 2011

Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Chemical Brothers, Iggy & The Stoogies, Kaiser Chiefs, Xutos & Pontapés, 30 Seconds To Mars, White Lies, Grinderman, Thievery Corporation, Primal Scream,  TV on The Radio, Mona, A-TRAX, Foals, The Crocodiles, Avi Buffalo, Anna Calvi, Friendly Fires, Fleet Foxes, Everything Everything, Orelha Negra, Kele, Linda Martini, Example, Digitalism, The Bloody Beetroots, WU LYF, Dizzee Rascal, Seasick Steve, Patrick Wolf, The Naked and Famous, Bombay Bicycle Club, Paramore, The Pretty Reckless, James Blake, My Chemical Romance, Jimmy Eat World, Fake Blood, These New Puritans, Angus & Julia Stone, The Twilight Singers, Grouplove, Janes’s Addiction

Optimus Alive! Festival – Line Up 2010
Faith No More, Kasabian, Alice in Chains, Moonspell, Biffy Clyro, Burns (DJ Set), Calvin Harris (LIVE), La Roux, The XX, Florence & The Machine, Devendra Banhart, The Drums, Local Natives, Deftones, Skunk Anansie, Manic Street Preachers, Mao Morta, Jet, Steve Aoki, Bloody Beetroots, Deathcrew77, Booka Shade, Gossip, New Young Pony Club, The Maccabees, Holy Ghost!, Hurts, Pearl Jam, LCD Soundsystem, Gogol Bordello, Dropkick Murphys, Gomez, Boys Noize, Crookers, Simian Mobile Disco (live), Peaches, The Big Pink, Miike Snow, Girls plus many many more…..

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