The XV edition of the “Músicos en la Naturaleza” festival hopes to gather more than 10,000 fans on Saturday, September 10, at the Mesegosillo farm in Hoyos del Espino, in a performance that, on two stages, will allow Ainda to enjoy, Iván Ferreiro, Leiva and C. Tangana, as recalled this morning by the General Director of Quality and Environmental Sustainability of the Junta de Castilla y León, José Manuel Jiménez, during the presentation of all the details of the planned operation.
As reported, in statements collected by Ical, the assembly of the entire infrastructure of the concert and the parking lot began last Saturday and the work is proceeding at the pace planned by the organization. In total, there will be over 600 people who will be working throughout this week so that everything can develop normally.
Meanwhile, in terms of attendees, 39 percent are expected to come from Castile and León, 37 percent from the Community of Madrid and 7 percent from Cantabria, as the most significant figures. According to yesterday’s figures, a total of 1125 fans will come by bus from all the planned departures.
A series of measures have also been put in place to address fan arrivals and road safety routes in the area, which will be in place from 8am on the 10th until 6am on the 11th and will affect the AV-931 from its beginning at the intersection with the AV-941 road to Puente del Duque; to the Chorreras road, from its beginning at the intersection with the AV-931 road to its end at the Navatorres road; to the Navatormes road (Navarredonda de Gredos) from its intersection with the Chorreras road to its beginning at the intersection with the AV-941 road; and to the well-known Llardas and Gorrones road, from its beginning at pk 16,300 on the AV-941 (Hoyos del Espino) to its end in the area known as Los Gorrones.
Scenarios and schedules
This commemorative edition of the fifteenth anniversary of Músicos en la Naturaleza will have two stages that will host the four concerts planned. Ainda, Iván Ferreiro and Leiva will perform on stage A from 19:15. It measures 18.5m. mouth and 14 m. Tall. It will have two 4-meter sound towers, 50,000 watts of sound and 200,000 lights.
Stage C, by C.Tangana, will have the same technical specifications and will also have a giant screen on top and a provocateur. The production of the artist from Madrid will give the viewer the feeling of enjoying a movie in real time. Both scenarios will be together to make them more sustainable and accessible to attendees.
Doors will open at 18:30 with Ainda ringing at 19:15, Iván Ferreiro at 20:00, Leiva at 21:15 and C. Tangana at 23:00. Ticket offices will be open on Friday from 18:00 to 20:00 and on Saturday from 12:00 to 21:00. During these periods, fans will be able to purchase their tickets (credit card payment recommended) and exchange them for Fast Bracelets.
Online ticket sales will remain open until September 10, and for provincial buses until 00:00 on the 7. The shuttle ticketing system will work until 14:00 on the 10. Storage and storage of motorcycle helmets, with no access to the hall will operate during box office hours at 10. This service will close 30 minutes after the end of the concert. The lost item collection point will be at the cash desk during its opening hours.
Parking lots and buses
There are 3,206 parking spaces allocated in 18 specific zones, which will be controlled at all times by the organization’s staff. As for distribution, 3148 will be for cars, 35 for motorcycles, 23 for buses and 155 for campers in the areas called La Colina and Mirador de Mesegosillo. They will be available from Friday 9 September at 3pm to make it easier for users of this type of vehicle to park them.
The organization, in order to expand the area of influence of Músicos en la Naturaleza, organizes two bus lines for 10. The first is the one that will connect Arenas de San Pedro with Hoyos del Espino. These buses will depart from the local station and stop at all the towns they pass through. The schedule will be at 17:30, 18:00 and 18:30. Return, with the same route and stops, 30 minutes after the end of the concert.
A bus will depart from Candeleda at 17:00 with a stop at Poyales del Hoyo and the rest of the route on this line. This bus system is also organized by El Barco de Ávila. The timetables will be at 17.30, 18.00 and 18.30 from the station and stopping at all passing places. The Return, 30 minutes after the end of Musicians in Nature.
The cost of this service is €5 return and tickets can be purchased exclusively through the Músicos en la Naturaleza festival website. To use this service, you need to have a ticket to the festival. As for the buses from different provincial capitals, those from Ávila, León, Zamora, Salamanca, Madrid, Segovia, Burgos, Palencia, Valladolid, Cáceres, Plasencia, Bejar, Bilbao and Vitoria will arrive in Hoyos with a total of 494 fans.
Environmental kits and stands
Thanks to the collaboration with Ecoembes, more than 10,000 eco-kits will be distributed among the attendees, with which the festival seeks zero impact. They will contain a trash bag, a recyclable plastic cup and an ashtray, all in a bag made from recycled material. There will be plastic recycling bins throughout the enclosure to deposit waste. A total of 80 environmental volunteers will be responsible for distributing the kits, providing information about Gredos and the environment, and conducting a series of surveys to learn more about attendees.
As in the previous editions, a series of stands will be located on the territory of the festival, where local artisans will be able to show their products to the attendees. Thus, Musicians in Nature wants to help grow these small businesses through the showcase that this concert represents. Inside the enclosure, in addition to the traditional bars, there will also be places to eat.
The organization launched a series of recommendations for the Festival: go soon to the Hoyos de Espino area, wear warm clothes and sunscreen, enjoy and respect the environment and follow the instructions and recommendations of the staff that make up the operation.