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Cruïlla Barcelona 2013: Snoop Dogg + Rokia Traoré + Trombone Shorty + Fermin Muguruza + Morcheeba...

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Time Out says

The second and final day of the Cruïlla Barcelona festival is full of world beats for all audiences and tastes. Headlining the programme is one of the internationally best-known rappers, California-born Snoop Dogg (11.15pm), who has transformed himself into Snoop Lion for his new album, 'Reincarnated' (2013), his first foray into reggae. Representing Africa are the singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist from Mali, Rokia Traoré (10pm), on tour with her new album, 'Beautiful Africa' (2013); and Tiken Jah Fakoly (7.30pm), originally from the Ivory Coast but living in exile and one of the foremost African reggae artists.

Goran Bregovic (8.45pm) will fill the Fòrum with Balkan rhythms, performing the new album that he recorded with the Wedding and Funeral Orchestra, 'Champagne for Gypsies' (2012), with a 19-piece band. Morcheeba (10pm) bring their electronic grooves to Cruïlla with their frontwoman Skye Edwards, who left the band in 2003, but returned in 2010 to record 'Blood like Lemonade' (2010). Make sure to catch Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (12.45am), undeniably one of the biggest names in contemporary jazz, who also brings in funk, rock and hip-hop to turn his concerts into a real party. 

The final day of the festival also includes performances by the young Belgian artist Selah Sue (7.30pm) and her blend of soul, reggae and dubstep; Basque artist Fermin Muguruza (12.45am), who is celebrating 30 years of music and political activism; Barcelona-based rock and R&B band Los Mambo Jambo (11.15pm); the whimsical pop-folk of American-born, Barcelona-based artist Maïa Vidal (8.45pm); the trio from Granollers Tiger Menja Zebra (2:15am) and their mix of futuristic rock and electronica; Els Catarres (6.30pm), Joan Dausà (8.45pm) and the psychedelic one-man orchestra Esperit! (11.15pm). The night comes to a close with the king of reggaetón Tego Calderón (2.15am) and the Nasty Mondays DJs (3:30am).


€40 (€65 two-day pass)
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