The International Cosquín Rock festival, born in Argentina two decades ago, landed for the first time in Europe, and more specifically in Marenostrum Fuengirola, with a highly prestigious line-up despite the current circumstances. What is one of the main events of the genre of how many are celebrated in the world opens its first branch in Spain, and they have opted for the Costa del Sol city, where they propose two proper names that have already accompanied several generations of lovers of the genre in various Spanish-speaking countries: Robe and Leiva.
As the Councilor for Culture of Fuengirola has commented “for us it is a pleasure that our city is the European headquarters of a festival that has already occupied venues throughout the American continent, from New York to Argentina, and it is important news in what The international projection of Fuengirola and Marenostrum is concerned. Having the largest rock music festival in Spanish in the world is a sign of the excellence that our concert series has within the current musical panorama ”.
The dates for the celebration of the event will be September 17 and 18. On the first day, it will be the turn of the former vocalist of Extremoduro, one of the most acclaimed groups in Spanish rock, which has already announced its concert tour with just four dates in Andalusia. That day the group Ciclonautas will also take the stage Unicaja Banco de Marenostrum Fuengirola.
The next day, it will be Leiva’s turn, who will give his only concert in Andalusia scheduled for 2021 in the city. The former Pereza, who has already surprised the spectators of Marenostrum Fuengirola singing with Sidecars in the concert they offered last July 31, he will be accompanied by several bands: Los Zigarros, Ciro y Los Persas and Aurora and The Betrayers. In both appointments, the performances will begin at 7:30 p.m.
The organization has announced that the event is designed to be able to have a large part of the public standing, as has already happened with the performance of Nina Kravitz in Fuengirola. In addition and as before, the stands will be open for those who prefer to watch the concerts comfortably seated. “In both places the access and the permanence in the enclosure will be done scrupulously following all the safety and hygiene measures established by the health authorities for an event of these characteristics”, has indicated Romero.
Regarding the sale of tickets, it has already been explained that the payment of the same is already on sale on the official website of the festival www.marenostrumfuengirola.es and through the platform www.ticketvip.es. The price of the tickets is from 36 euros plus management fees. On a single basis, those for the performance on the 18th can now be purchased, but not those on the 17th, which will go on sale 15 days before the show at the express wish of the artist. In addition, “for all those who have purchased the ticket for the 2020 edition, they will be given the option so that they can attend with them this year to the area reserved and exclusive for them, called ‘Area Cosquín Lovers’ in recognition of their fidelity. They will also be given the Cosquín Lovers t-shirt ”, indicated the local head of Culture.
Cosquín Rock is an annual music festival, which has been held since 2001 in Córdoba (Argentina) with a variable duration between two and three days. Its main headquarters are currently at the Santa María de Punilla aerodrome, a small town about 50 km from Córdoba and about three kilometers from Cosquín, a town that gives its name to what is today one of the most important rock festivals on the planet and where they have gathered more than 120,000 people to listen to the best of the genre sung in Spanish.