THE 18,000-capacity Mallorca Live Festival has secured Pet Shop Boys to make their debut in the Balearic Islands for the event’s fifth anniversary.
Taking place on 14-16 May at Old Aquapark of Calvià on Mallorca, the band will headlining the Saturday night, performing their Dreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live tour, specially tailored for the festival.
Other acts on the event include Crystal Fighters, Michael Kiwanuka, Miles Kane and Kate Tempest.
“Mallorca Live is more than a music festival, it’s an experience,” says artistic director and booking manager Sebastian Vera. “We want to leave the attendees awestruck for three days, with the incredible beaches, venues, food and special places to discover in Mallorca …. and of course, the sun.”
The festival, the biggest in the Balearic Islands, will also be expanding with a fourth stage dedicated exclusively to electronic music. The renamed Tròpic Stage will feature DJs such as Marcel Dettmann, dOP, Or:La, Red Axes, &ME and Akkan.
Elsewhere, the site will be extended to allow more space in The Town area which comprises food concessions, markets and bars.
Tickets cost €75 ($79) for the two-day pass and €90 ($95) for the three-day pass.