Three great artists join forces to visit Colombia for a new edition of the Corona Sunsets world tour 2023 festival.
Here we are lovers of festivals and if you are too, you are still in time to get tickets for this new edition of a festival next to the beach, where you can enjoy a good time of music from great artists such as Capital Cities returning to Colombia, Duke Dumont, Rawayana, among others. The festival which seeks to give a hand to sustainability, good music, and a Caribbean touch, will be held on June 10 this year in the city of Santa Marta, and will also feature important artists of the national music scene such as Felipe Gordon, Buend+ia, Guberek, and Little D.
The lineup of this festival is incredible and you have surely danced before to the rhythm of “Safe and Sound”, “Kangaroo Court”, “High”, and “Ocean Drive”. And if you are not so guided by names, below we will talk a little more about some of the artists who will be in this new edition of this festival by the sea and the Caribbean sunset.
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Capital Cities is a Los Angeles-based indie pop duo that has been making waves in the music industry since their breakout hit “Safe and Sound” in 2013. Composed of Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian, the band has gained a dedicated following for their infectious, danceable sound and upbeat lyrics.
Merchant and Simonian first met in 2008 while working as jingle writers in Los Angeles. They soon realized they shared a passion for creating music that was both catchy and meaningful, and decided to form a band together. Capital Cities was born, and the duo began performing at local venues and building a following.
Their big break came in 2013, when their debut single “Safe and Sound” became a viral hit. The song’s catchy trumpet riff and upbeat lyrics caught on quickly, and it soon became a radio and internet sensation. The accompanying music video, which featured the band performing in iconic locations around Los Angeles, added to the song’s popularity.
Capital Cities’ success with “Safe and Sound” led to a record deal with Capitol Records, and the duo released their debut album, “In a Tidal Wave of Mystery,” in 2013. The album was a critical and commercial success, and included other hit songs like “Kangaroo Court” and “I Sold My Bed, But Not My Stereo.”
Capital Cities - Safe And Sound
Capital Cities - I Sold My Bed, But Not My Stereo (Official Music Video)
Musically, Capital Cities’ sound is a blend of indie pop, electronic dance music, and funk, with influences ranging from 70s disco to contemporary EDM. Their music is characterized by catchy hooks, danceable beats, and uplifting lyrics that often celebrate the joys of life and love. Capital Cities is known for their energetic live performances, which often feature synchronized dance routines and colorful costumes. The band has toured extensively, playing at festivals and venues around the world.
Since the release of “In a Tidal Wave of Mystery,” Capital Cities has continued to release new music and build their fanbase with “Swimming Pool Summer”, “My Name Is Mars”, “Vowels”, “One Minute More” “Solarize,” and features collaborations with artists like Kimbra and Jax Anderson. Their most recent “TOGETHER” was released in 2022. Capital Cities is a band that has made a significant impact on the indie pop scene with their catchy, upbeat music and dynamic live shows. Their sound is a unique blend of musical influences that spans decades, and their lyrics often celebrate the joys of life and love. With a dedicated fanbase and a talent for creating infectious pop anthems, Capital Cities is sure to continue making music that gets people dancing and singing along.
Capital Cities - Kangaroo Court (Official)
Capital Cities - One Minute More (Official Music Video)
Capital Cities x Bobby Nourmand - Together (Lyric Video)
Duke Dumont, also known as Adam George Dyment, is a British DJ and producer who has been making waves in the electronic dance music (EDM) scene since the early 2010s. Known for his infectious beats and catchy hooks, Dumont has become a fixture in clubs and festivals around the world. Dumont first gained recognition in 2012 with the release of his single “Need U (100%).” The song, which features vocals by AME, quickly became a chart-topping hit in the UK, and helped establish Dumont as a rising star in the EDM world.
Since then, Dumont has continued to release hit singles and remixes, including “I Got U” featuring Jax Jones, “Ocean Drive,” and “The Power” featuring Zak Abel. His music is characterized by upbeat, danceable rhythms and catchy hooks, with influences ranging from house and techno to pop and R&B.
Duke Dumont - Ocean Drive (Official Music Video)
In addition to his original music, Dumont is also known for his remixes of popular songs by artists like Katy Perry, Haim, and Mark Ronson. He has also collaborated with other EDM artists like Gorgon City and Tensnake, and has produced remixes for pop icons like Madonna and Justin Timberlake.
Dumont’s success in the EDM world has earned him numerous awards and accolades, including a Grammy nomination for Best Dance Recording in 2015 for “Need U (100%).” He has also been recognized for his contributions to the UK music scene, winning awards from organizations like the BRIT Awards and DJ Mag.
Musically, Duke Dumont’s sound is a blend of house, techno, and pop, with influences ranging from classic disco to modern R&B. His music often features soulful vocals and infectious hooks, and is designed to get people dancing and having a good time.
Despite his success, Dumont has remained humble and focused on his music, constantly pushing himself to create new and innovative sounds. With his talent for creating infectious beats and catchy hooks, Duke Dumont is sure to continue making music that gets people moving and shaking on the dancefloor.
Duke Dumont - I Got U ft. Jax Jones (Official Music Video)
Duke Dumont - The Giver (Reprise) (Official Music Video)
Duke Dumont - Red Light,Green Light Original (DVJ EVER video Edit)
RAWAYANA is a Venezuelan music group that has been gaining popularity for their unique blend of reggae, pop, and Latin American rhythms. Formed in 2007, the band has released several critically acclaimed albums and become known for their positive messages and socially conscious lyrics.
The band’s name, RAWAYANA, is derived from a term used by indigenous tribes in Venezuela to refer to the mythical flower that represents the cycle of life and death. This concept of life and death is reflected in the band’s music, which often deals with themes of love, hope, and social justice. RAWAYANA first gained national attention in Venezuela with the release of their debut album, “Licencia Para Ser Libre,” in 2011. The album featured a mix of reggae, pop, and Latin American rhythms, and included hit songs like “High” and “Tocar el Sol.”
Since then, the band has continued to release new music and tour extensively, building a dedicated fanbase in Latin America and beyond, and they have features collaborations with artists like Cultura Profética and Willy Rodriguez
Rawayana - HIGH feat. Apache (Video Oficial)
Sin Ti - Rawayana, Willy Rodríguez (Cultura Profética), McKlopedia & La Vida Bohème
Rawayana, Danny Ocean - Binikini (Official Video)
Musically, RAWAYANA’s sound is a unique blend of reggae, pop, and Latin American rhythms, with influences ranging from salsa and cumbia to ska and rock. Their music often features lush harmonies, catchy melodies, and socially conscious lyrics that touch on topics like environmentalism, social justice, and love. RAWAYANA is known for their energetic live shows, which often feature colorful costumes, choreographed dance routines, and elaborate stage setups. The band’s performances are a celebration of life and culture, and aim to inspire their audience to come together and create positive change in the world.
This band has significantly impacted the Latin American music scene with their unique blend of reggae, pop, and Latin American rhythms. Their music is characterized by catchy melodies and socially conscious lyrics, and their live shows are a celebration of life and culture. With a dedicated fanbase and a talent for creating music that inspires positive change, RAWAYANA is sure to continue making an impact for years to come.
Rawayana - Into You (Official Video)
Great artists with great careers and songs that we have heard, different musical rhythms as we have heard, House, Techno, Reggae, Indie, and Pop, will meet in one place and that is a reason to celebrate that Colombia is filled with music and also is in a commitment and a work of sustainability for the environment.