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Sonic Blast festival returns in August 2021 for its 10th edition

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Sonic Blast festival returns in August 2021 for its 10th edition

The presence of 7 bands has already been confirmed from the poster: John Garcia and the Band of Gold, All Them Witches, Brant Bjork, Witch, Causa Sui, Bala and Psychlona.


Sonic Blast is back! On the 12th, 13th and 14th of August 2021 the festival celebrates its 10th edition, after a one-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, in a new venue.

This edition happens at Praia da Duna do Caldeirão, Âncora, Caminha municipality, Viana do Castelo district . Thus, the event honours its commitment to the Minho region, maintaining the high quality cultural offer, in safety and with the best that psychedelic rock and stoner has to offer.

Garboyl Lives , Sonic Blast’s organization, found in Praia da Duna do Caldeirão in Âncora an ideal place to celebrate the 10th edition of the Festival. Bathed by the Atlantic and in communion with nature, the new enclosure guarantees all the best usual experiences of the Festival – proximity to the beach, consistency of the poster including innovative bands, connection to complementary activities such as skate and surf and connection with proximity to the local community, complementing them with new discoveries to be known from 12 to 14 August 2020.

The organization is very committed to celebrating the 10th edition of Sonic Blast in 2021 in the best way, so the new venue, maintaining the same capacity, presents a much larger area than in previous editions, guaranteeing all the comfort and safety to festivalgoers travelling to the Anchor region for this celebration.

The Sonic Blast general pass is now available for € 50 until the next 30th of November, after which it changes to € 65. Daily tickets will be available soon.

Sonic Blast 2021


General Pass :

– 50 € from 23 to 30 November
– 65 € from 1 December to 31 May
– 75 € from 1 June

Online sale links :

– BOL: https://garboyl.bol.pt/Comprar/Bilhetes/92523-sonicblast_festival_2021_full_festival_ticket-garboyl_lives/Sessoes
– Masqueticket: www.masqueticket.com

Tickets will be on sale throughout the BOL network (Lojas Fnac, Worten, Ctt, Corte Ingles …)

Soon, when lineups are announced for the day, daily tickets will also be announced.

Venue Information:

Duna do Caldeirão beach, Âncora
Caminha municipality, Viana do Castelo district.
More information about the stages, venue and camping to be announced soon.

You can find more information about the festival on the official SonicBlast website

About the confirmed bands and artists for Sonic Blast 2021:

John Garcia & the Band of Gold
If desert rock had a voice, it would be the voice of John Garcia. After giving life to all the stoner rock movement, with the formation of his first band Kyuss, he was also part of several projects (such as Hermano, Slo Burn, Unida or Vista Chino), finally leading him to start his career at ground. Now, together with the Band of Gold, he is able to prove his strength again in the world of desert rock.

All Them Witches
The long-awaited and cherished return of All Them Witches, happens now in 2021. With six long-lasting albums, two live albums, four eps and countless singles, the band shows no signs of slowing down, even with the transition to power -trio. Your psych blues rock only intends to howl harder than ever.

Brant Bjork
Known as the multi-instrumentalist ambassador of Californian desert rock, the influence of Brant Bjork in the formation of stoner rock, as we know him today, has been quite striking. Kyuss, Fu Manchu, Ché or Vista Chino are some of the names he went through and left his mark. He started his solo journey from the new century, where he showed and continues to show all his musical personality.

The Witches quickly reached a place of worship within their underworld, with the release of their authentic debut magnum opus, still in 2006. Featuring respectable musicians (J Mascis on drums, King Tuff on vocals / guitar, Graham Clise on guitar and Dave Sweetapple on bass), these eternal psych stoner warriors return from the shadows to the stage, where no one can stop them.

Cause Sui
Receiving the Causa Sui masters back, only leaves us with a growing anxiety of experiencing their entire musical experience again. Owners of a unique mix of psych rock, jazz and krautrock, this Danish quartet makes rare the moments when it presents the audience with its presence, always presenting something admirable and transcendental.

Bala have long been known for their destructive and contagious concerts. The loudest duo in A Coruña returns with their own sound, where the alternative, punk or grunge, come together in a devastating way.

Born in 2018, Psychlona emerge as a breath of fresh air in the world of pure stoner. This English quartet embarks on journeys of hot, space and fuzz-filled riffs, perfect for supporters of original stoner rock.



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