Cruïlla promoter announces spin-off concerts
Barcelona festival Cruïlla has announced the launch of a new concert series, to be held at venues across the city throughout the autumn.
Cruïlla de Tardor – meaning ‘Cruïlla (“Crossroads” in Catalan) in Autumn’ – will kick off on 15 October with a show by Puerto Rican singer/poet iLe at the Apolo (1,100-cap.) and come to a close on 7 December with a Crystal Fighters (pictured) concert at the Sant Jordi Club (3,000-cap.).
Other performers are Andrew Bird (4 November at Barts), Kate Tempest (8 November at the Apolo), Barcelona electro act La Sra. Tomasa (12 November at Salamander) and French electro-swing band Caravan Palace (1 December at the Razzmatazz).
According to festival director Jordi Herreruela, Cruïlla de Tardor was “born from the desire to maintain [the relationship] with fans and artists we currently only have once a year, in July”. He hopes, he adds, Tardor will become “one of the most important concert series of the year”.
The 2016 edition of Cruïlla – first held in 2011 – was headlined by Damien Rice, Rudimental, Robert Plant, Alabama Shakes and Tardor performers Crystal Fighters.
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