Rock in Rio Lisboa just confirmed Brittish duo The Chemical Brothers to play MainStage at this year’s edition.
The two brothers are said to be pioneers of the Big Beat genre alongside The Prodigy, Daft Punk, Fatboy Slim and others. Big Beat is a sub-genre of Dance Music usually uses heavy breakbeats and synthesizer-generated loops and patterns, which ate common in Acid House and Techno. The style started in the late 80s in Britain.
The Chemical Brothers have been around since 1989, releasing six number one albums and 13 top 20 singles, including two number ones in the United Kingdom. The most notable singles are “Hey Boy Hey Girl“, “Galvanize“, “Go” and “Wide Open“. Which allowed The Chemical Brothers to win four Grammy awards and eight other awards.
Rock in Rio is considered one of the biggest festivals in the world, this year it will be traveling to Portugal – every two years it is organized in Portugal – this year’s edition once again will be split through two weekends but occurring later than usual. The dates are as follows, weekend one will be 23rd and 24th, while the second weekend is on the 28th and 29th of July.