Official Partner

Afro Nation 2019

  • Portimão, Portugal
  • 1-4 August 2019
  • Afrobeat
  • Dancehall
  • Hip Hop
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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


  • Wizkid
  • DaVido
  • Burna Boy
  • Femi Kuti
  • D'banj
  • Busy Signal
  • Adekunle Gold
  • Afro B
  • B Young
  • Hardy Caprio
  • King Promise
  • Kranium
  • Maleek Berry
  • Mayorkun
  • MIST
  • MoStack
  • Ms Dynamite
  • Not3s
  • NSG
  • Octavian
  • Stefflon Don
  • Teni
  • The Compozers
  • Vanessa Mdee
  • Yxng Bane
  • Yungen

+ more artists to be announced


  • Charlie Sloth
  • Distruction Boyz
  • DJ Target
  • Kenny Allstar
  • Steel Banglez
  • Tim Westwood
  • Applebum DJs
  • Emerald
  • P Montana

+ more artists to be announced

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.