Starlife Marbella 2023.
Starlife Occidente is the best boutique festival in World. Star-Studded Festival… Cultural, Culinary and Social.
As every summer in Marbella, Starlite festival takes place at a quarry (the Nagüeles Quarry), an open space surrounded by nature, which is located at the high part of the Marbella Golden Mile, below the Concha mountain.
Now in its twelfth year, Starlife Marbella offers both a glittering programme of international stars on stage and a veritable feast of celebrity watching in the festival’s stunning amphitheatre setting. In fact, often the VIP guest list is even more star-studded than the array of global artists dazzling us with their performances under the lights!
The stage is in a quarry surrounded by 60 metre-high rock walls, which creates an interesting, intimate atmosphere, like a secret, hidden venue beneath the stars for the 3,500 seat auditorium. Cars need to be parked a mile away and minibuses shuttle guests up and down the hill, except for VIPs.
The concerts are intimate affairs, with the stars not only on stage but also rubbing shoulders with the audience, enjoying a drink, dining on haute cuisine or simply savouring the natural al fresco atmosphere of this former quarry that every summer is transformed into a focal point of European culture and glamour.
Sitting in the stalls and casually wandering around the venue are many leading Spanish and international celebrities, from singers, musicians and actors to sports stars, entrepreneurs and politicians – as well as, of course, a healthy bevy of socialites.
Crème de la crème.
Up on stage, the portfolio of performers since 2012 has been truly world-class… Anastacia, Lionel Richie, Lenny Kravitz, Bryan Adams, Andrea Bocelli, Plácido Domingo, Julio Iglesias and son Enrique Iglesias, Tony Bennett, Laura Pausini and Ricky Martin.
This year, the bar is just as high – perhaps even higher! Described as “a micro-universe where everything is possible”, the +2 month-long Starlite Marbella includes, in addition to music concerts, gastrobars, fashion premieres, art galleries, a discotheque and DJs – plus cinema.
Starlife Marbella 2023 Artists line up:
|Yusuf/Cat Stevens||Wed 21st June 2023|
|Pablo López||Fri 23rd June 2023|
|India Martinez||Sat 24th June 2023|
|Mochael Bolton||Fri 30th June 2023|
|Fito Paez||Sat 1st July 2023|
|Sebastián Yatra||Wed 5th July 2023|
|Lionel Richie||Thu 6th July 2023|
30th Anniversary Seal I and II
|Fri 7th July 2023|
featuring Nicolás Reyes
|Sat 8th July 2023|
|Tom Jones||Mon 10th July 2023|
|Anastasia||Wed 12th July 2023|
|Marco Antonio Solís||Thur 13th July 2023|
|Ricky Martin Symphonic||Fri 14th July 2023|
|Ricky Martin Symphonic||Sat 15th July 2023|
|Ruben Blades with Roberto Delgado Big Band||Mon 17th July 2023|
|Ludovico Einaudi||Tue 18th July 2023|
|Melindi||Wed 19th July 2023|
|Natalia Lacunza & Belen Aguilera||Thur 20th July 2023|
|Rod Stuwart||Fri 21st July 2023|
|Antonio Orozco||Sat 22th July 2023|
|David Bispal||Mon 24th July 2023|
|Mika||Wed 26th July 2023|
|Norah Jones||Thu 27th July 2023|
|Malu||Mon 24th July 2023|
|Andrés Calamaro||Sat 29th July 2023|
|Carlos Rivera||Mon 31th July 2023|
|Jorge Blass||Tue 1st August 2023|
|Iggy Pop||Wed 2nd August 2023|
|Sofía Ellar and Pignoise||Thur 3rd August 2023|
|Farruquito, Israel Fernández
& Diego del Morao
|Fri 4th August 2023|
|Zucchero||Sat 8th August 2023|
|Zaz||Mon 7th August 2023|
|Marlon and Alvaro de la Luna||Tue 8th August 2023|
|Sara Baras||Wed 9th August 2023|
|Eros Ramazzotti||Thur 10th August 2023|
|Christopher Cross||Sat 12th August 2023|
|Luis Fonzi||Mon 14th August 2023|
|Taburete||Tue 15th August 2023|
|Wilco||Wed 16th August 2023|
|Antonio José||Thur 17th August 2023|
|Pablo López||Fri 18th August 2023|
|Vincente Amigo||Sat 19th August 2023|
|Miguel Rios||Mon 21st August 2023|
|Whitney – Queen of the night||Tue 22nd August 2023|
|Black eyed peas||Wed 23rd August 2023|
|Rafael||Fri 25th August 2023|
|Lola Indigo||Fri 25th August 2023|
|Victor Manuael||Sat 26th August 2023|
|Carlos Lastre||Mon 28th August 2023|
|Pimpinela||Tue 29th August 2023|
|David Bispal||Wed 30th August 2023|
|Monica Naranjo||Thur 31st August 2023|
|Juanes||Fri 1st September 2023|
|Melinde||Sat 2nd Septemeber 2023|
Málaga-born Antonio Banderas also co-hosts the annual Starlite Gala, which raises funds for several charities. The gala has previously been supported by top celebrities including Boris Becker, Joseph Fiennes and Jermaine Jackson, and has honoured the humanitarian commitments of Mia Farrow, Carlos Slim, Deepak Chopra, Daryl Hannah and Melanie Griffith.