“Unbelievable lineup keeps revellers up until the early hours of the morning” The Independent
“One of 2017’s coolest festivals” Stereogum
“this ace Portuguese seaside festival boasts a stonking line-up with something to suit pretty much every taste. And the location couldn’t be more ideal” Time Out
ARCTIC MONKEYS REVEALED AS NOS ALIVE’S OPENING NIGHT HEADLINERS
Sheffield’s finest will appear on the NOS Stage Thursday 12th July. Two day tickets still available for that night + 13th July, weekend tickets sold out.
NOS Alive takes place in sunny Lisbon featuring Queens of the Stone Age, Nine Inch Nails, Jack White, The National, Future Islands, MGMT, Chvrches, Franz Ferdinand, Wolf Alice, Sampha, Perfume Genius and many other luminaries 12th – 14th July 2018
NOS Alive is proud to reveal Arctic Monkeys will be their opening night headliner, playing the NOS Stage on Thursday 12th July. The indie rock superstars lead by frontman Alex Turner will start Portugal’s premiere festival off with a big bang, making way for three days of outstanding music on the sunny Lisbon coast. Nine Inch Nails, MGMT, Sampha, Alice in Chains and Last Internacional were previously announced for NOS last Friday.
Arctic Monkeys are Alex Turner, Jamie Cook, Nick O’Malley and Matt Helders. Formed in High Green, Sheffield in 2002, the band have released 5 albums to date, their most recent, ‘AM’ released in 2013.
The band’s debut album ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’ became the fastest selling debut album in UK chart history on its release in 2006.
The release of subsequent albums ‘Favourite Worst Nightmare’ (2007), ‘ Humbug’ (2009), ‘Suck It And See’ (2011) and ‘AM’ (2013) has consolidated their position as one of the most successful British bands to emerge in recent times. They are the only band to have won both Best British Group and British Album of The Year at The Brits three times. The band has now won 7 Brit awards out of 9 nominations since their debut album in 2006. Other achievements include an Ivor Novello award, a Mercury Music Prize, 20 NME awards, 5 Q awards and 3 Grammy nominations.
The band’s fifth album ‘AM’ debuted at number 1 in 10 countries around the world and charted in the top 10 in 27 others. To date their songs have been streamed globally in excess of 6 billion times, with 5.5 million streams listened to every day.
Arctic Monkeys’ performed at the opening ceremony of The Summer Olympics in London in 2012 and have headlined both Glastonbury and Reading and Leeds festivals twice. The band enjoyed their most successful touring period in support of ‘AM’, headlining over 100 shows and festivals around the world.
With the release of their fifth album, ‘AM’ in 2013, Arctic Monkeys made history as the first independent label band with five consecutive number 1 albums in the UK. Alex Turner has now released 7 consecutive UK number one albums (5 x Arctic Monkeys, 2 x The Last Shadow Puppets).
More info about the festival and tickets
Only 8 minutes away from Lisbon’s vibrant downtown and 15 minutes from the beach, tickets for NOS Alive 2018 are priced €65/£57 for a day ticket and €120.92/£114.08 for the two day pass. Located in lively central Lisbon, around your trip to NOS Alive you can enjoy excellent Portuguese food and wine, hang out in one of the many buzzy local bars and clubs and take in a heritage site if you so choose, all just a few minutes walk from the festival site.
We’re thrilled to reveal that Queens Of The Stone Age are confirmed for NOS Alive 2018. Playing on Friday 13th July 2018, QOTSA join what’s already shaping up to be an outstanding bill with The National. Tickets are on sale now from nosalive.com for this fantastic Portuguese festival hosted at Passeio Marítimo de Algés on the coast of sunny Lisbon. The three day event will take place 12th – 14th July in 2018.
Future Islands are the latest act to be confirmed for NOS Alive 2018. Samuel T. Herring and co will bring their awesome, euphoric show to this spectacular Portuguese festival on Friday 13th July, joining Queens Of The Stone Age and The National. Future Islands are also the first act confirmed for the newly-named Sagres Stage, NOS Alive are proud rename this stage after Portugal’s finest beer.
Tickets are on sale now from nosalive.com for this fantastic Portuguese festival hosted at Passeio Marítimo de Algés on the coast of sunny Lisbon. The three day event will take place 12th – 14th July in 2018.
NOS Alive 2017 welcomed Depeche Mode, Foo Fighters, The Weeknd, Ryan Adams, Fleet Foxes, Savages, Bonobo, Floating Points, Peaches and many more incredible acts to Lisbon last July. Sailing comfortably into it’s twelfth year in 2018, NOS Alive continues to develop its impressive international reputation and is considered as one of the World’s Best Festivals by The Guardian, The Independent, NME, CNN, Rolling Stone, Vogue amongst many others.