The connection between Azkena Rock Festival and alternative rock has been a constant throughout the two decades of the festival’s history. Azkena fans have declared that the two occasions on which My Morning Jacket visited us in Vitoria-Gasteiz serve as proof. The band led by Jim Jones is a benchmark of American indie rock, with […]
Seattle has always been well represented at Azkena Rock Festival, and Pearl Jam is the most prominent among those of the grunge scene in the city—which they themselves built alongside Nirvana, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, and a handful of bands that helped the genre define the 90s—who have passed through our stage. Eddie Vedder’s band […]
Alternative country and rock have never known a more refined band than the one led by Gary Louris and Mark Olson. Founded in Minnesota in the 80s, although they have never achieved mass success, The Jayhawks are one of those cult groups that has earned recognition and respect from the music-loving public and the specialized […]
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Jim Jones All Stars will bring what they describe as “a bubbling swamp curse of unholy ass shake” to Azkena Rock Festival 2023. Formed during the pandemic, the band features The Jim Jones Revue members Gavin Jay and Elliot Mortimer, drummer Chris Ellul (The Heavy), guitarist Carlton Mounsher(The Swamps), and a full horn section.
Described as “one helluva a guitar-player” by Bruce Springsteen and nominated for seven Blues Music Awards, Ana Popovic combines electric funk, slide guitar, jazz instrumentals, and a tight blues groove with soulful, feminine vocals. The American will delight the Azkenero audience with her incredible stage presence, making her an irresistible force in the world of […]
The sonic brutality of Lydia Lunch Retrovirus enters ARF 2023. The band has been touring the sickest black & blues for decades, creating a schizophrenic musical legacy ranging from strident no wave to hard rock blunt, from smoky jazz noir and enlightened spoken word to macabre psychedelia.
S8NT ELEKTRIC is a hard rock band from Los Angeles, California with a wide range of influences, from classic rock to alternative to disco. The group formed by Briana Carbajal (vocals), Niko Tsangaris (lead guitar), London Hudson (drums), Eric Matt (rhythm guitar), and Jack Kleinman (bass) aims to renew rock and roll for 21st century […]
The Nude Party is an indie-rock and folk band from North Carolina. Formed in 2012 and strongly influenced by iconic bands like The Kinks and The Velvet Underground, the North American group has opened for names including Arctic Monkeys, Jack White and King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard. In addition, their two studio albums The […]
If we talk about The Guapos we cannot limit ourselves to describe them as a group, but rather as a supergroup. They are a band that combines the lyricism of El David Aguilar, the pop-rock of Leiva, the folk of Adan Jodorowsky, and the musical talents of Jay De La Cueva. We can’t wait to […]