Moon&Stars 2018 experienced nine magical concerts and countless musical highlights on the Piazza Grande. A total of 19 artists from nine nations (Switzerland, England, Italy, USA, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, Finland, and Albania) performed live under the stars in Locarno.
James Blunt enchanted the audience with his number 1 hit «You’re Beautiful».
Nek sang his megahit «Laura non c’è».together with over 10’000 people.
Anastacia rocked the stage and inspired the audience on the Piazza Grande with her unmistakable voice. The pop singer has already won everything: From the MTV Music Award, ECHO, NRJ Music Award, Comet, Bambi, to the Golden Camera.
Since their charter success in 1992 with «Die da!?!», the Fantastic Four have been the megastars of German rap. And this for the last 30 years.
The Script sold over 30 million records. The guys have been in the charts for a long time.
Emeli Sandé made the worldwide breakthrough thanks to her ballad «Read All About It». At the Moon&Stars, she caused goosebumps amongst the audience at the Piazza Grande.
Jack Johnson achieved over 100 silver, gold and platinum sales worldwide. At Moon&Stars he brought along with him the feel-good-vibes under the warm starry sky.
Milky Chance achieved over 470 million hits with «Stolen Dance» on YouTube.
Sunrise Avenue celebrated international hits like «Hollywood Hills» and «Fairytale Gone Bad».
Rita Ora has over 14 million followers on Instagram and nearly 6 million fans on Facebook. Her music is outstanding too.
Sarah Connor ranked first in the German charts with «From Sarah with Love» «Music Is the Key», «Just One Last Dance», «Living to Love You» and «From Zero to Hero».
James Arthur won the casting show The X Factor in 2012. The jury included Gary Barlow from Take That and Nicole Scherzinger, the frontwoman of the Pussycat Dolls.
With over 100 million records sold and 50 years on stage: The Scorpions are among the most successful and long-lived bands in music history.
Gianna Nannini sang «Un’estate italiana», the official anthem for the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. One billion spectators watched it live at the opening ceremony.
The best of 2018s performances can be reseen here: