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JOHN LEGEND

Monday July 13th 2015 | 21:30
Following an unbelievably successful year that included a million-plus platinum selling single “All Of Me”, and a sold-out worldwide tour, 9-time Grammy winner John Legend is finally coming to Lebanon! Accompanied by a full band, the critically acclaimed singer-songwriter will perform all his greatest hits and offer his fans a legendary evening of R&B and soul!
 

THE SCRIPT

Tuesday July 14th 2015 | 21:30
Irish stadium-rockers The Script are on top of the world right now, having sold over 20 million records, scored 4 multi-platinum albums and written some of the most iconic songs of the last decade: “Breakeven”, “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved”, “Hall Of Fame”… The trio’s first concert at Byblos is part of a massive world tour, in support of their latest album which includes the huge radio hits “Superheroes” and “No Good in Goodbye”. Get ready for a dazzling show by one of the hottest bands on the planet!

Michael Schenker’s

Wednesday July 22nd 2015 | 20:30
This hard rock supergroup, led by German guitar hero Michael Schenker with Rainbow singer Doogie White and former Scorpions members Herman Rarebell on drums and Francis Buchholz on bass, along with Wayne Findlay on guitar & keyboards, will set Byblos ablaze! Expect two glorious hours of classic rock and legendary guitar riffs, revisiting the early Scorpions songs, along with UFO and Michael Schenker’ s Group repertoire. A dream come true for all rock, metal and guitar fans alike!

RODRIGO Y GABRIELA

Sunday July 26th 2015 | 20:30

Acoustic rock virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela have been taking the world by storm since 2006. Blending rock, metal and world music with their own Mexican vibes, these two outstanding guitarists deliver a highly energetic performance, combining their own hits (“Tamacun”, “Hanuman”) with wonderful covers of Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven”, Metallica’s “Orion” or Radiohead’s “Creep”.

GREGORY PORTER

Tuesday July 28th 2015 | 20:30
American singer-songwriter Gregory Porter, backed by his quintet, brings his warm baritone and charismatic presence to Byblos for a one of a kind jazz and soul night. After just 3 albums, including 2014 Grammy winner “ Liquid Spirit”, Gregory Porter is already widely regarded as one of the finest singers of his time. His show at Byblos promises to be a milestone for all soul and jazz fans.

MIREILLE MATHIEU

Thursday July 30th 2015 | 20:30
Iconic french singer Mireille Mathieu will grace Byblos Festival 41 years after her last concert here. On her jubilee tour, together with her 11 musicians, the “Demoiselle d’Avignon” will no doubt deliver a night of timeless tunes and nostalgia, reviving the golden era of chanson française.

HIBA TAWAJI

Friday August 7th 2015 | 20:30
Lebanese soprano Hiba Tawaji stole the hearts of thousands of fans this year and she is not about to stop: a star is born and shines brightly. Accompanied by a full orchestra, Hiba will perform hits ranging from the great Rahbani repertoire to Sting or Dalida. This most awaited show is conducted and produced by Oussama Rahbani and directed by Marwan Rahbani.
 

Sacré-Profane (SAMAR SALEMEH)

Wednesday August 12nd 2015 | 20:30
Soprano Samar Salamé returns to Byblos Festival to present Sacré Profane – a new production in a unique setting. Accompanied by Alessandro Karbon and Fabrice Di Falco, she will perform two of Pergolesi’s timeless masterpieces: the sacred “Stabat Mater” within the medieval walls of Saint John Marcus Cathedral in the old city, and the profane “La Serva Padrona” in the adjacent gardens. Directed by Diana Iliescu and choreographed by Jean Sakr, this colourful play will also feature musicians, dancers and acrobats all led by Master of Ceremony Talal el Jurdi.


ALT-J

Tuesday August 18th 2015 | 20:30
UK alternative rock band Alt-J has achieved a cult status in just two albums. Their sharp songwriting, combining rock, folk and electronic music has created classic hits for the millennium generation: “Breezeblocks”, “Tessellate”, “Matilda”, “Hunger of the Pine”, will no doubt be sung along by thousands of Lebanese fans eagerly awaiting their show. A brilliant conclusion to Byblos Festival 2015 edition!