Byblos International Festival 2012

Byblos International Festival 2012 lineup finally announced.

Slash at Byblos International Festival1) Slash at Byblos International Festival on June 25th 2012 :
With his top hat, his ferocious riffs and his searing solos, Slash is the ultimate guitar hero and one of the most iconic figures of the last 25 years. The greatest living guitar player according to Time Magazine, Slash has inspired generations of musicians.
Coming to Byblos with a full band featuring Myles Kennedy on vocals, this rock legend will be performing songs from his latest solo release as well as some the biggest hits of his two previous bands: Velvet Revolver and Guns N’ Roses (“Sweet Child O’ Mine”, “Paradise City”…).
An explosive opening night of dazzling virtuosity and feeling!
Concert starts at 8:30pm
Doors open at 7pm
Tickets available at Virgin Ticketing Box Office and Byblos Venue :
Standing: Regular – 90 000 LBP; Golden Circle – 150 000 LBP
Seated: 112 500 LBP, 150 000 LBP
Transportation from Beirut: Allô Taxi
Bus roundtrip tickets at 12 000 LBP available at Virgin Megastore
For taxi services call 1213

Julien Clerc at Byblos International Festival2) Julien Clerc at Byblos International Festival on July 4th 2012 :
Julien Clerc first came to fame more than 40 years ago and still enjoys huge popularity to this day. This youthful and elegant-looking 60-something will be in Byblos to perform all of his greatest hits (“Ma préférence”, “Femmes, je vous aime”, “Ce n’est rien”…), as well as his latest songs, arranged specifically to be accompanied by members of the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra led by Stephan Gaubert.
Concert starts at 8:30pm
Doors open at 7pm
Tickets available at Virgin Ticketing Box Office and Byblos Venue :
60 000 LBP, 90 000 LBP, 120 000 LBP, 150 000 LBP
Transportation from Beirut: Allô Taxi
Bus roundtrip tickets at 12 000 LBP available at Virgin Megastore
For taxi services call 1213

B.B. King at Byblos International Festival3) B.B. King at Byblos International Festival on July 5th 2012
For over 6 decades, B.B. King has defined the blues for a worldwide audience. This living legend has released over 60 albums, won 15 Grammy Awards and been inducted into both the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The “King of the Blues” continues to bring his music to audiences around the globe with his beloved guitar, “Lucille.” His concert in Byblos will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear his amazing voice and instantly recognizable guitar style.
Concert starts at 8:30pm
Doors open at 7pm
Tickets available at Virgin Ticketing Box Office and Byblos Venue :
75 000 LBP, 112 500 LBP, 150 000 LBP, 225 000 LBP
Transportation from Beirut: Allô Taxi
Bus roundtrip tickets at 12 000 LBP available at Virgin Megastore
For taxi services call 1213

Ute Lemper (Ultimo Tango) at Byblos International Festival4) Ute Lemper (Ultimo Tango) at Byblos International Festival on July 11th 2012 :
Ute Lemper is the quintessential Femme Fatale. Universally praised for her interpretations of cabaret songs, the German diva’s latest show – Ultimo Tango – is an homage to Astor Piazzolla. In this unique collaboration with virtuoso musicians from Buenos Aires, this multi-talented singer embraces the passion of Argentinian culture and makes this vibrant repertoire her own. Her magnetic stage presence will mesmerize her Lebanese audience!
Concert starts at 8:30pm
Doors open at 7pm
Tickets available at Virgin Ticketing Box Office and Byblos Venue :
60 000 LBP, 90 000 LBP, 120 000 LBP, 150 000 LBP
Transportation from Beirut: Allô Taxi
Bus roundtrip tickets at 12 000 LBP available at Virgin Megastore
For taxi services call 1213

Kadim al Sahir at Byblos International Festival5) Kadim al Sahir at Byblos International Festival on July 14th 2012
Celebrated as “The Caesar of Arabic music”, Kadim Al Sahir is one of the most successful singers in the Arab World. He has sold over 100 million albums worldwide and is a talented author and composer in his own right. Live in concert, he holds the audience in the palm of his hand. This sophisticated and elegant crooner will be singing the poetry of Nizar Qabbani underneath the starry sky of Byblos.
Concert starts at 8:30pm
Doors open at 7pm
Tickets available at Virgin Ticketing Box Office and Byblos Venue :
60 000 LBP, 105 000 LBP, 150 000 LBP, 225 000 LBP
Transportation from Beirut: Allô Taxi
Bus roundtrip tickets at 12 000 LBP available at Virgin Megastore
For taxi services call 1213

Snow Patrol at Byblos International Festival6) Snow Patrol at Byblos International Festival on July 17th 2012
Watch out Lebanon, a snowstorm is heading your way this summer! After playing the biggest European festivals, one of the world’s most successful rock bands, Snow Patrol, will be in Byblos on July 17 for a mind-blowing night. They’re behind some of the last decade’s defining singles (“Run”, “Just Say Yes”, “Chasing Cars”…) and have just returned with a new album that includes, so far, 2 of this year’s hottest songs (“Called Out In The Dark”, “In The End”). This concert will be nothing short than epic!
Concert starts at 8:30pm
Doors open at 7pm
Tickets available at Virgin Ticketing Box Office and Byblos Venue :
Standing: Regular – 90 000 LBP; Golden Circle – 150 000 LBP
Seated: 75 000 LBP, 112 500 LBP, 150 000 LBP
Transportation from Beirut: Allô Taxi
Bus roundtrip tickets at 12 000 LBP available at Virgin Megastore
For taxi services call 1213

Tinariwen at Byblos International Festival7) Tinariwen at Byblos International Festival on July 25th 2012
Winners of the 2012 Best World Music Grammy Award, Tinariwen are a truly spellbinding live act. They’ve built up an international following for their catchy fusion of desert blues with the styles of the Tuareg people of the Sahara. Even if you don’t speak their language, the mysticism and the power of their message will translate through their hypnotic beats and grooves: you’ll be dancing the night away.
Concert starts at 9:30pm
Doors open at 8pm
Tickets available at Virgin Ticketing Box Office and Byblos Venue :
Standing: 60 000 LBP
Seated: 60 000 LBP, 90 000 LBP
Transportation from Beirut: Allô Taxi
Bus roundtrip tickets at 12 000 LBP available at Virgin Megastore
For taxi services call 1213


Byblos Festival 2012

Byblos Festival 2012

Tickets go on sale on May 11th for all concerts except Slash! Sorry you rockers but you’ll have to wait until Wednesday May 16.

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3 Responses

  1. Cyril Rouhana says:

    Slash TONIGHT!

  2. Leila Fakhreddine says:

    wawww!

  3. Leila Fakhreddine says:

    wawww!

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