Dive Into The Tenerife Music Scene With Phe Festival This Summer
Tenerife is an all-around paradise. From beautiful mountains and lush greenery to pristine beaches and charming towns, you will feel relaxed and rejuvenated on the island.
Enjoy an unforgettable summer, dancing to the beats of electronic music at Tenerife Phe Festival 2017.
What is “Phe?”
The organizers of this festival believe that “music is the energy that moves the polyhedral reality known as “Phe.”
Phe encompasses new trends in the sphere of music, art, culture, cinema and gastronomy with a focus on innovation. Come party with open-minded art enthusiasts in Tenerife.
The festival’s main goal is not only to entertain, but to inspire the public in the picturesque town of Puerto de la Cruz.
Phe Festival aims to introduce the audience to up and coming labels, ranging from the genre of electronic to rock, indie, dance, and urban. In order to mix local favorites with international influences, Phe combines artists and bands from all over the place in order to create an unforgettable experience.
In this post, we will give you an introduction to the festival, complete with:
- Specific dates and ticket information
- Events lineup
- Best ways to arrive at Phe
- How to prepare
Let’s get right into it!
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Phe Festival takes place during the second week of August.
There are two big concerts that take place on Friday, August 11th and Saturday, August 12th.
The festival is held at Puerto de la Cruz.
As the festival organizes different events during the week of duration, you can buy various passes. You can choose from:
- Full pass: €40
- Full pass with a student discount: €30
- Friday “Phe Music” concert pass: €22
- Saturday “Phe Music” concert pass: €22
HOW TO GET TICKETS:
The best way to ensure that you get a ticket is to buy online, and do it in advance.
Phe Festival is perfect for open-minded art and music fans who’d like to check out the new international and local trends.
Foodies often come to Phe to explore the hottest gastro updates.
Events lineup 2017
Phe Festival organizes many different events. We’ll show you an overview of what to expect this year.
Phe market 2017
The market is arguably the heart of the Phe Festival. Here you will see a large display of fashion, art, technology and culture. Check out the new, cutting-edge trends all by the sea in beautiful Puerto de la Cruz.
You will find many food stands around, serving imaginative recipes.
At the market, you will be able to shop local fashion – trendy pieces all handmade in Spain. That’s the best way to ensure that no one has the same style as you.
You can find jewelry and accessories as well, plus photography pieces, decoration and design. Some of the artists who make the unique objects on sale will be around too, so you can ask what lies behind their inspiration.
Phe Festival’s “networking dates” allow you to present your ideas in front of a friendly public. There are even a catwalk and a stage where you can demonstrate designs if you’re an up and coming fashion artist.
One of the favorite and most anticipated events at the market are the food trucks. Here you will find fresh juices, soft drinks, beer, wine, cocktails, and small bites. You can get anything from cheap tapas to creative, gourmet cuisine.
You will be able to easily order your meal to go and go mingle with other partygoers.
Phe Festival’s values are centered around music as the driving force behind the energy of the world, which is why they make sure to have a great lineup every year.
You will be able to move to the beat of your favorite songs as well as discover new performers. The 2017 lineup includes:
BEJO & DJ PIMP
Bejo is one of the most successful up and coming music phenomena of last year, thanks to his unique style. Charismatic, talented and described as a “deformed aesthetic,” Bejo’s “hipi hapa vacilanduki” movement has gathered thousands of fans.
Don’t miss Bejo performing with DJ Pimp. Those two make a great team, you will not be disappointed.
Miss Caffeina has established themselves as an innovative band who has cemented a particular style by now. Their fans grow quickly by the year. Ten years after their beginning, Miss Caffeina will be one of the headliners at Phe Festival 2017.
Their music, powerfully flowing and integrating synthesizers and guitarist essence has made them one of the most anticipated names at Phe.
Marta Fierro, better known as Eme DJ, is the queen of indie. She’s one of the most important, award-winning and recognized artists on the Spanish electronic scene.
She will be sharing her new EP with you, titled Take Me Higher, which has gotten over 140,000 listenings on Spotify in just a few short weeks.
This duo has a striking passion for electronic music, which is clearly visible in his work. Originally from Galicia, Spain, Fabio and Fermo bring the party wherever they go.
Yall is one of the most internationally-popular groups from Spain at the moment. They have played in Germany, Lithuania, Holland, and France, and this summer they will make the trip to Phe Festival.
Uniting sound and visuals in a perfect synchrony, Yall is guaranteed to deliver an unforgettable performance. Their first track, Single Miles, has had over 180 million reproductions online and continues to grow. Their follow up, Together, is following directly into its footsteps.
Established in 2012, León Benavente is one of the most in-demand groups at Phe Festival. Their rock music and catchy melodies with obscure elements enthrall with a personal touch. Let yourself be inspired.
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This band will transport you back and forth between the 80’s and 60’s with their new wave inspired beats. They really get the crowd going, so be sure to be around for the show at Phe Festival.
She’s been called “revolutionary,” “transgressive” and “innovative.” Javiera Mena is a major component of the driving force between Spanish electro pop. Originally from Chile, she will be in performing at Phe Festival which bears a promise of a great show.
Winners of LaLaCore 016, The Taxman’s music flows with rhythm, and they know how to deliver a great live performance. Tenerife natives, The Taxman will undoubtedly deliver a magnetic show at Phe Festival.
WE ARE TRASH
Don’t let the provocative name fool you. This duo is top-notch and is another Tenerife-native team. We Are Trash’s music celebrates rhythm and musical quality and will showcase their very best at Phe Festival.
Was’ debut on the music scene, titled Gaua Ama plays tribute to their Basque roots, incorporating centenary instruments. They have managed to distinguish themselves from all the other contemporary bands and have managed to secure a spot to perform at Phe Festival.
No pun intended, but this band really is some seriously good company. Their latest album, Walden Year, has asserted their musical maturity and established a unique sound of their own.
Dive into the beats of Phe Festival right by the water and have a time.
Phe Festival wouldn’t be the same without Los Vinegars’ explosive rock sound. Having started only two years ago in Madrid, they have already become an important name across the board.
TRIÁNGULO DE AMOR BIZARRO
“The Bizarre Love Triangle” is well-known in Tenerife. This band incorporates indie, rock, noise, shoegaze, post-punk and space-rock into a very eclectic mix. Recognized both inside and outside of Spain, they will be joining Phe Festival to introduce their new track “Salve Discordia.”
Fito Robles, a.k.a SILOÉ, will have his great debut at Phe Festival, so make sure you don’t miss him. Critics have received his album La Verdad very well, so get stoked. The existential background of his music and delicate lyrics will immediately turn you into a fan.
DJ FULL FX
DJ FULL FX’s sessions combine various genres, from funk to hip hop, and leave room for surprises. Catch them live at Phe Festival.
Phe Festival has a commitment to show creative films of value, betting on innovation and creative conversation between filmmakers. The cinema portion of the festival aims to encourage an open conversation and eliminate communication barriers.
Phe Festival invites creators from the Canary Islands in order to introduce you to fresh, new talent.
Innovation + culture
Innovation and culture are at the very heart of Phe Festival’s idea. Open dialogue on social innovation will take place, so you will be able to learn from others and share your opinion. Three afternoon sessions will take place.
Each will feature a 40-minute lecture and a discussion on a topic of choice. Academics and experts will gather to lead the talk. The sessions will take place between August 7 – 9 at Castillo San Felipe.
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One of the beautiful aspects of Puerto de la Cruz is the stunning natural surroundings. Phe Festival would like to get you to do something active. They are currently preparing a list of sports activities which will be featured during festival week.
If you are a lover of the outdoors, Phe Festival will offer you the opportunity to camp outside. Why go for hotels and hostels when you can enjoy long nights of music and fun with other partygoers?
Phe Camping this year will be at Polideportivo Manolo Santaella, which is very close to the concert area. You will be able to take advantage of it between August 9 and August 13, 2017.
The Phe Festival camping price is unbeatable at only 5€ a night! Join the urban camping and enjoy the full festival experience.
Around Phe festival
As Phe Festival takes place in Puerto de la Cruz, you will have the opportunity to freely move around and explore town. Dive into the charm of Puerto. Walk the narrow cobblestone streets and check out what street vendors have to offer.
Best ways to arrive at Phe
If you are coming from abroad, you can easily fly into both the north and south Tenerife airport. Only a short cab or bus ride away, you will be able to make your way to Puerto de la Cruz.
The most convenient way to get into Puerto de la Cruz from the airport is via shuttle transfer.
Airport Transfer Tenerife (+34) 922 796 182
Puerto de la Cruz is really well-connected with the rest of Tenerife. You can easily hop on the bus and make your way over if you live in la Orotava and Santa Cruz, or even in the South. Tickets are inexpensive.
You can buy a bono bus ticket which gives you a discounted price on your journey. This is a good idea if you plan to stick around the island and travel extensively.
Hop on to bus 343 or 111 + 102 from the south airport and 102 or 343 from the north.
Hop into your car and get to Puerto de la Cruz in a very short time, regardless of where on the island you are.
How to prepare
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Make sure to pack light for Phe Festival. Here are some essentials to have with you:
- Water/ water bottle
- Phone + charger
- Comfortable shoes
- Flip flops
- Comfortable Tshirt and shorts
- A change of clothes if you stay for longer than one day
- Wallet – bring cash to use at the street market
There you have it – a complete overview of the innovative Phe Festival. Book your tickets and get ready to party with open-minded, international fans.