EXCLUSIVE: Farsons’ Beer Fest Line-Up Just Dropped And It’s Huge

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Malta’s favourite festival is back for it’s 37th run, and this year’s lineup is one for the books! The Farsons Beer Festival will kick off on July 28th for a ten-day celebration of top-notch food, music and, you guessed it… beer.

Lovin Malta was given exclusive access to this year’s line-up to share with our readers, and we’re delighted to report that Farsons have outdone themselves, once again.

Here are seven must-see shows from an all-around killer line-up.

1. Tribali

Malta’s very own tribe of world musicians are back in Ta’ Qali to connect us to our primordial, music-loving roots. Armed with an arsenal of love-inducing traditional instruments, including: a traditional sitar, didgeridoo, harmonica, a seemingly bottomless collection of world percussion instruments, bass and acoustic guitars, and hauntingly beautiful vocals that can only be compared to Homer’s mythical Sirens – Tribali is sure to put on a memorable, and unique show.

Tuesday, August 1st – Main Stage 

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2. The Travellers

This six-piece Gozitan band has been making waves in Malta’s music scene since 2014, luring in a sizeable following with their funky brass-beats and smooth Maltese vocals. The Travellers took part in Malta’s Eurovision song contest, and opened up this year’s Isle of MTV – these guys will not disappoint!

Monday, 31st July – Main Stage

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3. Fakawi

Fakawi are the kings of Comedy-Rock. They’re best known for their hilarious dedication to costumed performances despite sweltering heat! Fakawi give their crowd plenty of laughs between some seriously great sets of tunes covering reggae, rock, and blues – all in Maltese.

Sunday, August 6th – Main Stage

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4. Red Electrick

This multi award-winning band dips its toes into almost every sub-genre of rock that there is. From softer, alternative-acoustic songs, to rousing arena-rock anthems, beautifully raw and unapologetic soul is the common thread that binds. This show is highlighted, circled and starred on our calendar.

Friday, 4th August – Main Stage

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5. Manatapu

It’s Malta’s all-time favourite reggae-rock-ska-soul-punk-flamenco-blues band… Manatapu! The boys are back in full force, and ready to pick up from where they left off at Earth Garden. This six-piece group belt out their genre-fused crowd-movers in multiple languages (English, Maltese, French, Spanish to name a few) – but monolinguists will be dancing just as hard. If you’re a fan of reggae-rock, don’t skip this one!

Wednesday, August 2nd – Rock Stage 

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6. Relikc

Relikc produces a sound that could only be described as ‘refreshing as funk’. Typically rolling with a five-piece crew, and occasionally expanding to a nine-piece quasi-orchestra of funk-rock, these guys grip their crowd by their dancing-feet throughout their show.

Saturday, 5th August – Main Stage 

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7. Massacre House Party

This indie-garage/surf-rock trio has been a crowd favourite since their 2014 formation – making appearances at Malta Street Art Festival, Rock the South, Sliema Arts Festival. We’re certain MHP will keep their loyal fan-base happy with yet another banger of a show!

  Thursday, August 3rd – Rock Stage

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Check out the full lineup: 

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