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C6 Fest brings unique shows to Brazil with busy schedules and distracted audiences

The talk of uninterested — and uninteresting — guests and influencers got in the way of shows that should have been historic, such as Soft Cell’s first performance in Brazil

The second edition of C6 Fest ended last Sunday, the 19th, after three days of shows in different spaces in Ibirapuera Park, in São Paulo. The attractions, most of them international, gave themselves over to intimate shows attended by distracted audiences.

Saturday, 18

On Saturday the 18th, the young woman Ayra Starr He sang impeccably to a sparse audience. Still, “the energy was perfect,” he said. Starr in an interview with Rolling Stone Brazil, after the show. She also confessed that she was inspired by Anita It is Ludmillaartists that he has listened to a lot, in his performance.

For those who want to explore afrobeats, Ayra featured a long list of Nigerian musicians besides herself, including Rema, WizKid It is Bloody Civilian. The singer is expected to release her second album, which could be called “21 and taking over the world”, this Tuesday, the 21st, under the title The Year I Turned 21.

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Romyof The xx, transformed the MetLife Tent into a daylight party. The artist said little, but smiled and danced for people who engaged with the electronic rhythm and risked singing some of the lyrics to tracks from her first solo album, Mid Air (2023). “Angels” appeared with a new look on the setlist, while “Strong”, which is part of the soundtrack of How To Have Sex(2023), ended the presentation.

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Anyone who attends music festivals knows that you almost always have to make difficult choices when deciding which shows to watch. After announcing the presentation times for the C6 Festmany fans gave up buying tickets due to the distribution of musicians throughout each day.

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To watch the Rayefor example, it would be necessary to abandon the one-hour show Romy and move to another area of ​​the park. In addition to walking, it was necessary to dodge a team that sometimes checked bracelets and searched bags, and sometimes just allowed direct passage.

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For the first time in Brazil, therefore, Raye may not have received due attention. Another debutant in the country was Soft Cell. “I’m a virgin from Brazil”, he said Marc Almond during a show at the MetLife Tent. Apparently, the band will need to visit Brazil once again to ensure they lost their virginity, as the majority of the audience didn’t give a shit about their show. The organization of the event seems to have invited more digital bank employees and small influencers than would otherwise be expected.

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As promised, the Black Pumas brought the new album tour, Chronicles of a Diamond (2023), to Brazil — but it was another case in which the audience was not up to the performance. The constant talking in groups that formed circles and had their backs to the stage forced those who were interested in the show to leave the comfort of the fundão.

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Eric Burton excited fans as he came down from the stage and entered the crowd. He didn’t expect to receive so many hugs and heated kisses from Brazilians and it took him a while to return to the band. When he finally returned to the stage, he asked his colleagues if they still had time to play the entire planned setlist. The duo dispersed the audience by singing their biggest hit, “Colors”, before the encore.

Sunday, 19

The next day, it was time to Noah Cyrus occupy the MetLife Tent. She was also affected by the distracted, but she was not shaken by it. The sister of Miley Cyrus expressed a lot of emotion about the presentation in São Paulo and stated that the Brazilians were his “main priority”. The show was made for the fans glued to the grid — and Noah I couldn’t have decided better.

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Shortly afterwards, ChanMarshallknown as Cat Powersang Bob Dylan on the same stage. The strange entrance, with another sound leaking out, and the singer’s various requests to lower or increase the volume of her microphone and other instruments did not overshadow her charisma. She threw water bottles, gave kisses and asked her band to play setlists to the audience. Not even when she almost amended a word in Spanish in her speech — apologizing immediately afterwards — did her love for Brazil become any less clear.

Chan followed the setlist of a specific performance of Dylan made in 1966, finishing his show in less than an hour. Who left the Heineken Arena after the Heineken show? Young Fathers felt betrayed by C6 Festwho did not bother to inform the exact time of the end of each performance.

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Still on the same stage, Pavement proved its relevance in a show that drew screams and choruses. The MetLife Tent, even though it had indicated on a graph that it was busier, had never seemed so crowded. Longtime fans mingled with those who discovered the band through TikTok, but this might have been the best show of the weekend.

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Returning to the Heineken Arena, where the back of the Ibirapuera Auditorium served as a big screen, Daniel Caesar enchanted the women on the grid, even calling one of them “beautiful”, and calmed the agitation of those who caught his show halfway after seeing Pavement.

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Source: Rollingstone

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