The full line-up for the much-anticipated Monte-Carlo Summer Festival 2023 has been unveiled by the SBM and it doesn’t not disappoint! The world’s biggest stars will be performing during the festival, taking place from 10 July to 19 August. The SBM had already unveiled the first four names on the program: Sting, “Michael” the Magic of Michael Jackson, MIKA and Tarkan.
Now, Chris Isaak, Ricky Martin, Norah Jones, Seal, Eros Ramazzotti, Nile Rodgers & Chic, and Robbie Williams for the Monegasque Red Cross Gala have all been confirmed!
Chris Isaak will open the Monte-Carlo Summer Festival at the Opéra Garnier. With charisma reminiscent of James Dean and Elvis Presley, Chris Isaak has been cultivating the art of transforming rock ballads into hymns since the 80s. (Everyone remembers “Wicked Game”.)
Chris Isaak: 10 July 2023 at Opera Garnier Monte-Carlo. Tickets start at €120.
“Ricky Martin Symphonic”
The Latin music icon will be performing with the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Yvan Cassar. With a record 95 platinum records, 40 gold records, 2 Grammys, the singer has sold 95 million albums and continues to perform sold-out crowds in stadiums and arenas around the world.
“Ricky Martin Symphonic” with the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yvan Cassar: 11 July 2023 at the Salle des Étoiles. Tickets start at €400.
One of the most fascinating artists of her generation, Norah Jones is inspired by the jazz of the 1940s. The artist made her debut in 2002 with Come Away With Me, which has become cult classic and one of the best-selling albums in the history of jazz, with 20 million copies sold and 5 Grammy Awards.
Norah Jones: 12 July at Opera Garnier Monte-Carlo. Tickets start at €120.
Seal has left an indelible mark on pop, R&B, soul and dance music. A versatile force in popular culture, his repertoire includes anthems like “Killer”, “Crazy” and “Kiss From A Rose”, which have left lasting impressions, not to mention his collaborations with artists as diverse as Jeff Beck, Santana, P!nk and John Legend.
Seal: 16 July 2023 at the Salle des Étoiles. Tickets start at €400.
Fight Aids Monaco brings the Magic of Michael Jackson to Monaco
One of the greatest artists of all time, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled music is back on stage. Michael, The Magic of Michael Jackson, has received worldwide acclaim and has been touring the world for years. Starring Ben Bowman, who looks, sounds and dances like Jackson, the concert features all of the artist’s greatest hits.
Michael, The Magic of Michael Jackson: Friday 21 July 2023 at the Salle des Étoiles. Tickets start at €240.
Sting “My Songs”
His last show in Monaco sold out in just a few days! This year, the beloved musician is going on the new “Sting, My Songs” tour. The My Songs concert in Monaco promises to be a dynamic show featuring Sting’s most loved songs written throughout his 17 Grammy Award winning career, both with The Police and as a solo artist. Following a sold out, six-night residency at the London Palladium, My Songs was hailed “a masterclass” by The Times; “A rare treat” by The Telegraph and “sublime pop alchemy” by The Guardian. Special Guest Joe Sumner will be appearing at Monaco’s concert!
Sting “My Songs”: 23 July 2023 on the Place du Casino. Tickets start at €250.
“Leave your troubles outside. Here, life is beautiful, everyone is beautiful, the girls are beautiful, the boys are beautiful”, the sensation MIKA begins each of his shows with this invitation.
With his fifth studio album ‘My Name Is Michael Holbrook’ out this October, MIKA has crafted a world of gritty romance amidst the joy and playfulness of technicolored alternative pop. He’s a renaissance artist of impeccable intention whose name has rightfully found its way alongside legendary acts like Elton John, Freddie Mercury and Prince.
Starting with his 2007 debut album Life In Cartoon Motion, featuring mega-hit single “Grace Kelly,” MIKA presents a timeless atmosphere of vibrant sonic and visual allure. He has sold over 10 million records and is a certified Gold and Platinum artist in 32 countries worldwide. His highly anticipated return is already the talk of the Principality.
MIKA: 4 August 2023 at Sporting Monte-Carlo. Tickets start at €360.
One of the Turkey’s megastars, with far reaching success across the globe, Tarkan is a World Music Award winning artist who has sold over 15 million records and charted top 40 singles for every hit released from 1992 to the present day. He was also awarded the World Music Award in Monaco in 1999!
In 2006, he released Come Closer, which was entirely recorded in English and allowed him to open up to the international scene. Tarkan’s lasting impression is undeniable, he is woven into the rich and intricate fabric of Turkish culture. His music has always flowed to the beat of pop culture with his heart drumming to its ever-changing pulse.
Tarkan: Saturday 19 August 2023 at the Salle des Étoiles. Tickets start at €460.