AMPLIFEST 2019: FAQ

Artwork by Micaela Amaral

Artwork by Micaela Amaral

Este ano seremos uma família de mais de 29 países! Para facilitar, a info segue em inglês. Obrigado por compreenderem.

Concerts, films, Amplitalks, exhibition, craft beer bar and moments of sharing between artists and audience. We’ll do in a sole weekend what we’ve been doing all our lives: work for the sake of art with ambitious proposals.

We think that our Amplifest page has everything you need to know: line-up, performance times, directions, tickets, suggestions to visit in Porto, press contact, etc… Take a look (portuguese and english): AMPLIFEST 2019

We decided to help you to get ready anyway:

HARD CLUB

Artwork by Micaela Amaral

Artwork by Micaela Amaral

Our city is beautiful, isn’t it? Thank you for the picture, Jorge Silva.

View from the Infante D. Henrique Square in the historical centre of Porto, designated World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Thank you, Jorge!

Hard Club, with its blood-red painted iron structure, is the very heart of Amplifest. An historic building that dates back to the 18th century, it stands in one of the most beautiful parts of Porto, with a view to the Douro river and only minutes away from the city center. Originally intended to function as a market, it has been renovated as a music venue. Hard Club holds two rooms, Sala 1 (Bürostage) and Sala 2 (Oitava Colina Stage), with a capacity for 1000 and 400 people respectively. Between these two rooms, a large corridor – the mainfloor (600 people) – will welcome the Dehn Sora exhibition, Craft Beer Bar by Oitava Colina, merchandise stands, record stalls and also serve as a communal area to hang out between shows.

PROMOTER’S ADVICES
– We’ve been doing some miracles since 2006, but here’s something we can’t do anything about: if you really want to see something at Oitava Colina Stage, make sure you’ll be there a little bit early;
– If you’re not interested in the show, PLEASE don’t ruin it by talking to your friends inside the room. Use the Mainfloor to hang out;
– Smoking inside the rooms is forbidden. Please also avoid doing it in the mainfloor – go outside the venue and enjoy the Douro river sights. We really appreciate your respect on this;

Food/ Drinks

Artwork by Micaela Amaral

Artwork by Micaela Amaral

At the upper floor you’ll find a restaurant that will serve you some sandwiches if you don’t want to miss a riff or a warm meal if you want a more relaxed dinner. There are some bars (see map above) where you can get your drink. Please note that neither the restaurant or bars are our responsibility although we do suggest you to enjoy some Oitava Colina beers.
ATM
There’s two cash machines nearby Hard Club (2 minutes walking): Rua Mouzinho da Silveira and Praça do Infante.
Lost & Found
If you lose something during Amplifest, please warn the staff at the box office of Sala 1.
If you find something please deliver it at the box office as well.
WI-FI
There’s wi-fi at Hard Club BUT please don’t live Amplifest through your smartphone.

TICKETS
WEEKEND PASS/ DAY TICKETS
BOX OFFICES WILL OPEN AT 13:00 ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Where do I exchange my ticket/ Amplivoucher for the wristband?
If you bought your ticket online at Amplistore: Sala 1 box office.
If you bought your ticket via bank transfer: Sala 1 box office.
If you bought your ticket at any record store or Hard Club: Sala 2 box office.
Press should pick-up their accreditations at Sala 2 box office.
Guests should pick-up their wristbands at Sala 1 box office.

I bought my ticket via Amplistore, what should I do?
Save some trees and bring your Amplivoucher in your smartphone and, once at the Sala 1 Box Office, we will give you the wristband and the beautiful ticket. Bring your ID, it’s mandatory!

I only bought a day ticket, do I have to change it for the wristband? Where?
Yes. Sala 1 box office. Bring your ID, it’s mandatory!

I still didn’t buy my ticket, where should I buy it?
It’s SOLD OUT, no more tickets will be available. Be aware that some motherfuckers will try to rip you off so DO NOT transfer any money without confirming with us if it’s legit or not.

I bought my ticket via Amplistore, but now I can’t go. What should I do?
Forward your Amplivoucher to amp@amplificasom.com with the name and ID number of the person that will come on your place. Please note that the new owner NEEDS to bring your Amplivoucher anyway.

PERFORMANCE TIMES
Amp19_horarios_12e13The world doesn’t need more paper so we won’t give you the timetable, but you can check it or download it here. Please have in mind that the running order was chosen with the utmost attention and production logistics also play a major role.

CAMERAS/ VIDEO/ SOUND RECORDING AT AMPLIFEST
Professional cameras are not allowed unless you have the Amplifest photo pass.
Video and Sound recordings are not permitted.

PORTO
We have some suggestions of places you should visit, check Amplifest 2019 website.

OH, WHAT ABOUT THE AMPLIWEATHER?
Ampliweather

Do you still have any questions? Write us. Even if you don’t, write us after Amplifest with suggestions, ideas, love/ hate letters. This is the 7th edition, we want to get better and better and Amplifest exists because of you. Our e-mail address: amp@amplificasom.com

Thank you for joining us*

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