Pixies, Foals and Wolf Alice added to line-up for Portugal’s NOS Alive 2016

Father John Misty, José González and Years & Years will also appear in Lisbon between July 7-9 next year

Pixies will play NOS Alive festival in Portugal next summer.

The festival is held in the centre of Lisbon between July 7-9 and celebrates its 10th birthday in 2016. Pixies will play on the Thursday night before an as-yet-unannounced headlining act.

In addition to Pixies, a raft of new names have been added to the line up. Foals lead the list with Wolf Alice, Father John Misty, José González and Years & Years also confirmed to appear in Lisbon next year. They join the previously announced M83 on the bill.


The electronic outfit – led by Anthony Gonzalez – last released an album in 2011 with ‘Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming’. Following a series of reissues, the group recently confirmed that they are working on a new LP, due in 2016.

NOS Alive was formerly known as Optimus Alive and has hosted Arctic Monkeys, The Libertines, Foals, Depeche Mode, Radiohead, The Cure, Pearl Jam, Beastie Boys, Smashing Pumpkins, Bob Dylan and Blondie alongside electronic acts and DJs such as The Chemical Brothers, Justice, Deadmau5 and Simian Mobile Disco in previous years.

The 2015 line-up included Disclosure, Django Django, Sam Smith, Counting Crows, James Bay, Sleaford Mods and Azealia Banks.

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Tickets for NOS Alive 2016 are on sale here now.



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