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NOS Alive 2023: A Celebration of Musical Diversity and Empowerment

NOS Alive 2023, Portugal’s renowned music festival, is set to showcase a stellar lineup of talented female & non-binary artists. From July 6th to 8th, festival-goers can expect an unforgettable experience, with performances from rising stars and established names across diverse genres. NOS Alive 2023 celebrates female empowerment and musical excellence, representing a wide range of genres and highlighting the remarkable contributions of female artists in the industry. Curated By Girls proudly presents an overview of this remarkable lineup set to perform at NOS Alive 2023.

Femme Falafel

The enigmatic electronic artist, will kick off the festivities. Her experimental soundscapes blend pop, R&B, and electronica, promising an immersive journey for all attendees.


Rina Sawayama

Pop sensation Rina Sawayama delivers infectious anthems and empowering lyrics. With her energetic performances, blending pop, R&B, and rock, Sawayama is set to leave a lasting impression at NOS Alive 2023.


King Princess

One of the most exciting names in alternative pop, King Princess, aka Mikaela Straus, has captured hearts and minds with her soulful voice and unapologetic lyricism, and continues to impress audiences with her heartfelt performances and genre-defying sound. Fearlessly expressing her journey as a genderqueer and gay individual, King Princess creates music that promotes acceptance of one’s gender and sexuality, shedding light on the complexities of relationships that resonate with many.



iolanda, a Portuguese singer-songwriter, skillfully combines R&B and electronic elements with a touch of Iberian flair, drawing inspiration from fado to create contemporary pop music. With her soulful voice and poetic compositions, iolanda offers a captivating twist on indie folk, using her music as a medium to explore her emotions and fearlessly embrace vulnerability. Trained at London’s prestigious BIMM Music Institute, Iolanda guarantees a mesmerizing performance.


Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen’s haunting vocals and introspective songwriting have earned her critical acclaim. With her fusion of folk, rock, and indie elements, she creates ethereal and emotionally charged compositions. Her unique ability to captivate listeners with her poetic lyrics and powerful stage presence promises an unforgettable performance.


Ana Lua Caiano

Ana Lua Caiano, a rising star in Portuguese music, fuses traditional Portuguese elements with electronic sounds, resulting in a unique and personal musical journey. Caiano’s exceptional performances pay tribute to tradition while infusing contemporary electronic elements. Using a loop station, synthesizer, and percussive instruments, she creates immersive environments in real time, showcasing her talent as a “one-woman show”.


Hadaiyah (yaya) Bey

Hadaiyah Bey, known by her stage name Yaya Bey, is a multifaceted artist who blends elements of R&B, soul, and jazz. With a captivating storytelling ability, she engages her audience through raw, heartfelt songs that touch on life, heartbreak, identity, self-love, and healing. Bey’s soothing vocals convey powerful emotions, making her one of the most exciting talents in music today. Her acclaimed EP, “The Things I Can’t Take With Me,” chronicles her journey through the aftermath of a particularly challenging breakup.



The Grammy-winning powerhouse, Lizzo, is set to ignite the festival with her infectious energy and empowering anthems. Known for her charismatic stage presence and powerful vocals, Lizzo’s performance is sure to be a highlight of the event. Fans can expect a high-energy show featuring hits like “Truth Hurts,” “Good as Hell,” and many more.


Bárbara Tinoco

Bárbara Tinoco, a talented Portuguese singer-songwriter, gained widespread recognition after participating in a national talent show. Her music combines pop sensibilities with heartfelt storytelling, creating a relatable and intimate experience for her listeners. Expect Tinoco to deliver an enchanting performance at NOS Alive 2023.


Carolina Deslandes

Carolina Deslandes, a beloved artist in Portugal, has won over audiences with her powerful vocals and emotional songwriting. With her rich blend of pop and folk influences, she delves into themes of love, vulnerability, and self-discovery. Her performances are known for their raw intensity and heartfelt connection with the audience.



TASH SULTANA, a multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter from Australia, has gained a global following with their mesmerizing live performances. Sultana identifies as non-binary and is an active advocate for the gender-fluid revolution. With a unique blend of alternative rock, reggae, and psychedelic elements, TASH SULTANA showcases incredible musicality and the ability to create captivating sonic landscapes.


Girl in Red

Award-winning Norwegian singer-songwriter, Marie Ulven, known as Girl in Red, has taken the indie pop scene by storm with her raw and relatable music. Combining catchy hooks with introspective and honest lyrics, Girl in Red has become a queer icon and the next big thing in Norwegian music. With her infectious energy and intimate storytelling, Girl in Red is poised to deliver a memorable performance at NOS Alive 2023.


Beatriz Felício

Fado rising talent Beatriz Felício from Portugal emerged in the world of music at a young age, captivating audiences with her unique blend of folk, jazz, and indie pop. Her soulful voice and introspective lyrics beautifully intertwine, crafting heartfelt stories that leave a lasting impression.


Inês Marques Lucas

Inês Marques Lucas brings soul and blues to the stage. Her heartfelt songs and emotive vocals create an intimate atmosphere, leaving a lasting impact on the audience. After performing on The Voice Portugal stage in 2021, she recorded her first album, which will see the light of stores and stages later this year.


Men I Trust

Hailing from Canada, the dreamy pop trio Men I Trust will mesmerize the audience with their captivating soundscapes. Their smooth melodies and ethereal vocals create a tranquil atmosphere, perfect for those seeking a serene musical experience. Songs like “Tailwhip” and “Seven” are sure to transport fans into a dreamlike state during their set.


Sónia Trópicos

Portuguese singer-songwriter/producer Sónia Trópicos mesmerizes with her fusion of folk, pop, and electronica. Her dreamy melodies and lush arrangements create a captivating sonic experience. Emerging from the Beats by Girlz initiative in 2020, she swiftly established herself as a talented producer.


Rita Onofre

Rita Onofre, the captivating singer-guitarist, combines smooth rhythms and processed choruses to craft introspective and cathartic pop songs. Her debut album, “Hipersensível,” showcases her unique voice, shifting effortlessly between muffled, ghostly tones and vibrant, jazz-inspired melodies. With infectious energy and catchy hooks, her indie rock sound takes listeners on a transformative journey of self-discovery and growth. Prepare for a high-octane performance.



Rising star JUANA NA RAP is a rapper hailing from Monte da Caparica where, in 2004, she discovered her passion for freestyling and began writing her own lyrics. Delivering a powerful message through her fierce rhymes and unapologetic attitude, she consistently releases songs that chronicle the reality and experiences of her neighborhood. Her confident and energetic performance will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression.



Get ready to groove to the infectious tunes of TRAFULHA, an alternative pop artist/ producer, who will bring her unique and engaging sound to the festival.


NOS Alive Festival – @nos_alive 6 • 7 • 8 JUL 2023 – Passeio Marítimo de Algés

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