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For three days the Oeiras municipality turns into the place of pilgrimage for all the indie and rock music admirers. NOS Alive is one of the most vibrant summer festivals in Europe that brings together world-famous artists and local musicians.
The first edition of the event dates back to 2007 when the festival was called Optimus Alive. Since that moment not only the gathering changed its name to NOS Alive but also hundreds of artists performed on its stages: Radiohead, Foals, M83, Pearl Jam, the White Stripes, Bob Dylan, Metallica, Deftones, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Depeche Mode. Every year four stages—Main, Heineken, Clubbing, and Comedy—host dozens of well-known musicians.
The entire event lasts for three days. You may either buy daily tickets, two- and three-day passes for the whole festival. Tickets are sold out rather quickly, so buy them well in advance.