Rock and Roll del Sol 2016

The Festival returns for its third year, with acts over three nights here at the Hippodrome. This year’s lineup includes headline performances by Peter Doherty, Miles Kane, and The Stereophonics. Supporting acts TBA.

Festival director, Gerardo Villega says, “I am thrilled to welcome three fantastic artists as our headliners this year. Peter Doherty and the Stereophonics have been thrilling us for over a decade now, and we are excited to see Miles Kane’s latest solo material after his recent Last Shadow Puppets tour. Join us at the Hippodrome this summer for our best festival yet!”

Tickets will be available in daily passes, or weekend passes. Call or visit the box office for more details.

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Costa del Sol Emerging Artist Competition:

 The Board are thrilled to announce the first annual Costa del Sol Emerging Artist Competition! Thanks to generous partnerships with Alvarez Guitars and Luiz Musica store here in Costa del Sol, we present a fun and exciting event to find out who are the most promising new musicians in the Costa del Sol region!

Contestants must perform original music, no covers please. All ages permitted, but you must be a new musician. Both bands and solo artists are welcome. To enter, simply send us a link to your Soundcloud, Bandcamp, or other artist page, so we can get a taste of your music.

Prizes this year will include:

1st place winner: A support slot at this year’s Rock and Roll del Sol Festival, free studio time with a local producer, and a chance to have your very own song played on the radio.

2nd place winner: A brand new acoustic guitar courtesy of Luiz Musica, and paid lessons with a professional musician (TBA).

3rd place winner: A new recording package courtesy of Luiz Musica, with a microphone, speakers, and ports for you to record your new songs from home.

Note from the sponsor:

Stop in at Luiz Musica today to browse Costa del Sol’s largest range of acoustic and electric guitars, as well as every other instrument under the sun! No matter what  music you want to play, we can help you play it. We offer lessons onsite, as well as a huge selection of training video programs and chord/tab books in the store. Thinking about getting into music for the first time, or looking for your new axe to compete in the Emerging Artist Competition? Check out this great music website to find advice and recommendations when you’re selecting a guitar. If you’re looking for summer songs to get you started playing, check out