Time Out says
Every year, MEO Marés Vivas brings, to Vila Nova de Gaia, artists from various genres, creators of the songs that we all know and love to sing. Between 19 and 21 of July, in Antiga Seca do Bacalhau, in Lavadores, you will be able to attend some of the best concerts to hit Portugal this year. The much anticipated concert of Ornatos Violeta (July 20) - this alternative Portuense band is turning 20 and is celebrating on stage. Sting (21), a well-known household name will also headline the festival. The rock band Keane (19) and the electronic music band Morcheeba (21) promise to appeal to nostalgia. And Carlão (20), one of the most important figures in Portuguese hip-hop, is not going to miss either. As for the tickets, daily tickets cost € 33 and the everyday pass is € 61. There are also two types of VIP tickets - the daily (65 €) and the general passes (150 €). These give access to a reserved area with catering, bar and a privileged view to the stage.