Are you a music lover, whether classical music, international music, lively music, or anything in between, and traveling to Lisbon?

Then, I have a jam-packed list of some of the best concerts and music in Lisbon in 2024.

So brace yourself for an entertainment festival right through the year in the City of Light.

1. Vanessa da Mata

When: May 9, 2024

Where: MEO Arena

From: €25 to €50

Tickets: On Sale

Brazilian singer and songwriter Vanessa da Mata will perform live in Portugal to promote her new album, Vem Doce, which was nominated for the Latin Grammys.

She will sing songs from her latest album and her greatest hits. Fans of popular Brazilian music should not miss this chance to hear Vanessa da Mata’s sweet voice live in Lisbon and Porto.

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2. Carolina de Deus

When: 17 May, 2024

Where: Coliseu de LisboaRua das Portas de Santo Antão, 961150-269Lisboa

From: €15 to €40

Tickets: On Sale

Carolina de Deus, a talented singer-songwriter, is steadily making a name for herself in the music industry. Her first album, ‘Dores de Crescimento,’ is currently being revisited in her latest stage performance, which features her most famous song, ‘Talvez.’

3. Eras Tour – Taylor Swift


When: May 24, 2024

Where: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e BenficaAvenida Eusébio da Silva Ferreira1500-313BenficaLisboa

Tickets: On Sale

Thrilled enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the biggest music events of Taylor Swift’s arrival on stage at Estádio da Luz.

Over two nights, the stadium will become a frenzy of excitement as Taylor Swift performs various classic and contemporary hits, bringing together fans to sing in unison.

The show will be a retrospective journey through her career, highlighting her greatest achievements.

Additionally, Paramore will be making a special guest appearance during the show.

4. Coala Festival

When: June 1 and 2, 2024

Where: Hipódromo Manuel PossoloR. Visconde da Gandarinha 2750-475 Cascais

From: €80

Tickets: On Sale

COALA festival started in 2014 in São Paulo to provide a stage for emerging artists from the new Brazilian music scene.

It has become one of Brazil’s most prominent festivals. This year, COALA is taking place in Europe, focusing on Portuguese-speaking music from Brazil, Portugal, and Africa. Gilberto Gil, Baiana System, Mayra Andrade, and Carminho are the first confirmed artists.

5. Rock in Rio Lisboa

When: 15 to June 23, 2024

Where: Parque Tejo, Passeio dos Heróis do Mar1990, Parque das Nações Lisboa

Tickets: On Sale

Rock in Rio is the biggest music and entertainment festival in the world. Since its inception in 1985 in Brazil, the festival has become one of the most significant events in the annals of world music.

The Cidade do Rock, the festival’s enclosure, is a veritable music-themed park that offers a wide range of entertainment and activities beyond the main stage shows.

The park provides street performances, art shows, exhibitions, dance shows, concerts by digital influencers, cosplay, a Ferris wheel, and more.

Hot Tip🔥: To learn more about the Rock in Rio Lisboa’s upcoming events, visit here.

6. LISB/ON # Jardim Sonoro

When: 28 Jun, 2024 to 30 Jun, 2024

Where: Parque/Anfiteatro Keil do Amaral – MonsantoEstrada de Montes Claros1300-651Lisboa

Tickets: On Sale

LISBON is for all music lovers to enjoy a daytime experience and not to be missed. Enjoy Lisboa as the backdrop and stage for three full days of partying to the biggest names in electronic music.

7. Evil Live Festival


When: 29-30 June, 2024

Where: MEO ArenaRossio dos Olivais, Lote 2.13.01A1990-231Lisboa

From: €65 to €115

Tickets: On Sale

EVIL LIVE FESTIVAL is a new festival that focuses on the heaviest sounds in music.

The festival is committed to showcasing various genres and subgenres, from mainstream to alternative, classic riffs, and guitar playing to contemporary trends.

The festival’s second edition will occur on June 29th and 30th, 2024, at the Altice Arena. This year’s headliners include returning legends Megadeth and the explosive Avenged Sevenfold or Machine Head.

8. Anna Joyce 

When: 29June, 2024

Where: Coliseu de LisboaRua das Portas de Santo Antão, 961150-269Lisboa

From: €25 to €45

Tickets: On Sale

With new songs in her luggage and a strong desire to return to Portugal, Anna Joyce, the Angolan artist enjoying even greater popularity, is set to grace the stage of the Coliseu dos Recreios once again to commemorate ten years of her artistic career.

9. Festival Estoril Lisboa

Date: Still to be confirmed 

Since 1975, the festival has brought together outstanding artists, ensembles, orchestras, and young performers for a unique international music event.

It offers concerts and performances in historic venues, including palaces, churches, theaters, and auditoriums, featuring symphonic and traditional music and recitals.

10. Sumol Summer Festival

Date: Still to be confirmed

Sumol Summer Festival is all about music, surfing, and the beach with friends. You can enjoy heavy music or a mix of it in the evenings. Local and international music will start the summer celebrations. It promises once again to be memorable.

11. NOS Alive 2024


When: 11 to 13 July, 2024

Where: Passeio Marítimo de AlgésAv. Brasília Algésa

From: €79 to €190

Tickets: On Sale

NOS Alive is a fantastic concert held yearly in Lisbon. It offers festival-goers a chance to experience the city’s rich culture, vibrant nightlife, and delicious cuisine.

The festival has gained international acclaim and has been featured as one of the world’s best music festivals by prestigious publications such as The Guardian, The Independent, NME, CNN, Rolling Stone, and Vogue.

The 2024 lineup promises to deliver exceptional performances by Pearl Jam, Dua Lipa, The Smashing Pumpkins, Sum 41, Benjamin Clementine, Khruangbin, Jessie Ware, and many others.

Hot Tip🔥: NOS Alive lasts a few days, making it a great time to visit in July. Here are ten exciting things you can do while here.

12. Super Bock Super Rock Concerts

When: 18 to July 20, 2024

Where: Herdade do Cabeço da Flauta Aiana de Baixo, Casa do Infantado Praia do Meco Sesimbra

Tickets: On Sale

Super Bock Super Rock is renowned for its ability to bring together both established and emerging international artists and showcase the vibrant Portuguese music scene.

The festival occurs across various indoor and outdoor urban venues, each with its distinct atmosphere, providing attendees with a diverse and memorable experience.

13. Operafest Lisboa 2024

When: July 22 to September 11, 2024

Where: Gulbenkian Museum Palácio do Marquês de Pombal

The fifth edition of Operafest, with the theme “Basic Instinct,” will occur in Lisbon and Oeiras in 2024.

The event will feature various performances, including “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci” by Mascagni and Leoncavallo, respectively, and “Don Giovanni” by Mozart. There will also be a cantata performance called “Torment” based on Canto V of the epic poem “Lusíadas” and “Five ways to die of love.”

In addition to these performances, Operafest will also feature conferences, debates, workshops, and a unique Operatic Rave.

14. Simple Minds


When: 29 July, 2024

Where: Campo Pequeno Centro de Lazer do Campo Pequeno 1000-082 Lisboa

From: €30 to €80

Tickets: On Sale

For an unparalleled experience, one of the favorite artists returning to Lisbon is Simple Minds.

The legendary band is set to return to Portugal in June 2022 to celebrate its 40-year career. Jim Kerr and Charlie Burchill will perform unforgettable shows in Lisbon and Porto.

They promise to deliver a superb performance that blends nostalgia with modernity while staying true to their unique sound.

15. Tribute to Afrohouse

When: August 3, 2024

Where: Municipal Stadium of Oeiras

From: €25 to €60

Tickets: On Sale

The Afrohouse Electronic Music Festival—Summer Edition 2024—will be held on August 3 at the Municipal Stadium of Oeiras.

With a star-studded lineup of national and international artists from agrotech, afro house, and afro deep music genres, this festival is set to be a thrilling experience for house music enthusiasts.

The show will last nine hours and feature a unique blend of traditional African rhythms with contemporary sounds, accompanied by a grand production and impressive light and sound display.

16. Festival Tribute of Techno

When: August 4, 2024

Where: Municipal Stadium of Oeiras

From: €25 to €50

Get ready for the Tribute of Techno Summer Edition! On August 4, the Municipal Stadium of Oeiras will host some of the biggest names in international and national Techno.

This festival promises 8 hours of non-stop techno madness, with a lineup of established and up-and-coming artists. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience!

17. Brazil Groove Music

When: October 11, 2024

Where: Pavilhão Carlos Lopes Parque Eduardo VII – Avenida Sidónio Pais 1050 Lisboa

From: €25 to €65

The upcoming edition of Brazil Groove Music promises to offer an unforgettable experience to all music lovers.

The event is scheduled for the 11th at Pavilhão Carlos Lopes in Lisbon.

With a luxurious lineup, attendees can expect to dance to famous Brazilian hits, including Manu Bathidão’s “Daqui Pra Sempre,” which has gained popularity in Brazil and Portugal.

Country duo Guilherme and Benuto will also perform at the event, bringing their popular tracks “Duas Três” and “Beijo Equivocado.”

18. André Rieu

When: October 31 to November 2, 2024

Where: MEO Arena Rossio dos Olivais, Lote 2.13.01A1990-231 Lisboa

From: €50 to €130

During an André Rieu concert, the audience is often seen clapping and swaying to the beat of waltzes, folk songs, soundtracks, musicals, and melodies played on his Stradivarius violin from 1732.

The performance perfectly combines romance, excitement, emotions, and partying with surprises, balloons, exceptional soloists, and André Rieu’s humorous antics.

As a renowned violinist, conductor, and founder of the Johann Strauss Orchestra, André Rieu has sold an impressive 40 million CDs and DVDs, and his concerts attract over 600,000 people every year.

Hot Tip🔥: October to November is a great time to visit Lisbon, as you can enjoy a symphony of autumnal splendor.

19. Within Temptation

When: November 26, 2024

Where: Sala Tejo (MEO Arena) Rossio dos Olivais 1990-231 Lisboa

From: €35

On November 26, 2024, Sala Tejo at Altice Arena in Portugal will host a live performance by the renowned symphonic metal band Within Temptation.

The band, known for its powerful music, will present its latest album, “Bleet Out,” released in October 2023.

Vocalist Sharon den Adel, widely regarded as one of the most charismatic voices in the metal genre, will also perform some of their classic hits from their 20-year career. It’s a must-attend event for all metal fans in Portugal.

Wrap-Up: Concerts in Lisbon 2024

The concerts in Lisbon 2024 will present a diverse range of artists and music genres, catering to all music lovers.

The venues will be well-equipped and organized to provide a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

The city’s vibrant culture adds to the concerts’ warm hospitality and extra charm, making them an unforgettable experience for everyone who attends.

When visiting, you can enjoy fantastic events showcasing Lisbon’s love for music and creating beautiful memories.

Frequently Asked Questions

The festival in Lisbon in November is the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival, which celebrates cinema and brings together filmmakers, actors, and movie enthusiasts from all over the world.

Some popular festivals in Portugal are NOS Alive and the Sumol Summer Fest.

Portugal’s main festival is “Festa de São João” or “Festival of Saint John.” It is a popular celebration on the night of June 23 in cities and towns nationwide. The festival is known for its lively street parties, traditional food and drink, and colorful decorations. It is an excellent opportunity to experience Portuguese culture and traditions.

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