Official Partner

Afro Nation 2019

  • Praia da Rocha, Portimão, Portugal
  • 1-4 August 2019
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A new summer scorcher

This August sees the debut edition of Afro Nation touch down in Portimão, the Algarve, Portugal.

Europe's biggest urban music beach festival, taking place from 1-4 August on the stunning Praia da Rocha, brings together some of the most exciting names in Afrobeats, hip hop, R&B, dancehall and bashment.

The headliners are a trio of Nigerian stars in Wizkid, Davido and Burna Boy. IAMDDB, MIST, Yxng Bane, Stefflon Don, Ms Dynamite and many more also appear on the line-up, with DJs Charlie Sloth, Steel Banglez and Tim Westwood confirmed to play.

Boat and beach parties will take place alongside the main festival programme, while those with VIP tickets will have access to dedicated areas and a private bar.



  • DaVido
  • Wizkid
  • Burna Boy
  • Femi Kuti
  • D'banj
  • Busy Signal
  • Buju Banton


  • Burna Boy
  • Buju Banton
  • Falz
  • Kida Kudz
  • Ms Dynamite
  • Octavian
  • Stonebwoy
  • Teni
  • Applebum DJs
  • Distruction Boyz
  • DJ Sogood
  • DJ Target
  • Native Sound System
  • Tash LC

  • Surprise Guest
  • D'banj
  • Adekunle Gold
  • MIST
  • MoStack
  • NSG
  • The Compozers
  • Yemi Alade
  • Charlie Sloth
  • DJ Cuppy
  • DJ Semtex
  • DJ Sogood
  • Man Renas
  • P Montana
  • Steel Banglez
  • Tim Westwood
  • YBE

  • DaVido
  • Busy Signal
  • Jidenna
  • Kranium
  • Maleek Berry
  • Mayorkun
  • Not3s
  • Vanessa Mdee
  • Yungen
  • Amorim Jr
  • DJ Obi
  • DJ Semtex
  • DJ Spinall
  • Emerald
  • Manny Norte
  • Mercedes Benson
  • Tim Westwood

  • Wizkid
  • Femi Kuti
  • Afro B
  • B Young
  • Hardy Caprio
  • King Promise
  • RayVanny
  • Stefflon Don
  • Yxng Bane
  • DJ Edott
  • DJ Ike
  • DJ Spinall
  • DJ Teeshow
  • Kenny Allstar
  • Kwan
  • Snoochie Shy

Afro Nation Fest will take place on Portimao’s main beach, Praia da Rocha.


Praia da Rocha, Portimão, Portugal


BY PLANE: Faro Airport is the closest to the festival. From here, head into Faro city centre and you can catch a train to Portimão. 

BY TRAIN: Portimão is connected directly by rail to nearby Faro and Lagos. Faro can also be reached by train from Porto, Lisbon, Coimbra and other destinations across Portugal. 

BY BUS: Buses run to Portimão from Lagos, Faro, Lisbon, Seville and a number of smaller regional destinations.

Yes, your wristband will allow you to go in and out of the Afro Nation site and venues as often as you like.

No, there will be no camping at Afro Nation Festival so you will need to sort accommodation for your stay.