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Optimus Alive! (aka Alive!) is a 3 day music and arts festival held annually in Portugal. Running since 2007 past headline highlights include Foo Fighters, Slipknot, Bob Dylan and Pearl jam.

Rumours

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Lineup

2013: Depeche Mode, Kings Of Leon,Two Door Cinema Club, Green Day, Alt-J and many more.

Vibe

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Stages and other entertainment

Aside from the music, there are also many art installations and the festival is heavily involved with funding research done by Science students, aiding them to investigate,explore and research projects that could aid the planet.

With the music taking place from late afternoon through to the early hours on each of the 3 days, Optimus Alive is very much a ‘beach by day, music by night’ destination festival.

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased via SeeTickets and Ticketline for the following prices.

  • 1 Day Pass – £45.00
  • 3 Day Pass – £89.30
  • 3 Day Pass + Camping – £105.00

VIP

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Children

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Disability Access

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Weather

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Location

FESTIVAL OPTIMUS ALIVE, 11 Passeio Maritimo de Algés, 1495 Algés Portugal

Local Information

In addition to the strong musical offering, Optimus Alive’s prime location is a seminal asset to the overall festival experience. Taking place in the town of Oeiras, the festival site is situated a mere 5 miles from the bustling Portuguese capital Lisbon, a 5 minute drive or 15 minutes away by public transport. The setting is also ideal for those after a sun, sea and sand, with Ericeira one of Portugal’s most famous surfing points only 15km away from the festival site.

Travel

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Accommodation

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What to wear

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Camping

The camping site is 4* quality and boasts hot showers, a swimming pool www.lisboacamping.com and a free shuttle service back and forth to the festival.

Site Information

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Food and drink

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Perform at the festival

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Volunteer or work

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Drugs and security

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Stream online

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Mobile Apps

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Trivia

Optimus Alive first launched in 2007 and traditionally features varied line-ups that give equal attention to stadium filling international headline live acts and DJs, alternative independent acts and home-grown Portuguese talent.

Past lineups

2012 included Justice (live), The Stone Roses, The Cure, Radiohead, Buraka Som Sistema, LMFAO, Tricky, Metronomy, The Kills, Mazzy Star, Brodinski, Busy P, James Murphy + Pat Mahoney, Seth Troxler, Moullinex + Xinobi, and many more!To read the full line-up, click here.

Florence + The Machine were due to play but had to cancel as "Due to a problem in the vocal cords of Florence Welch"

2011’s programme included Foo Fighters, Coldplay, The Chemical Brothers, 30 Seconds To mars, Jane's Addiction and Duck sauce.

For details of past line-ups click here