It is a musical style born in the 50s in the southern United States, considered a subgenre of Rock & Roll with country rhythm and blues influence. The word “Rockabilly” is given by the contraction Rock and Hillbilly, concerning to a rude variety of folk that had been developed in the 40s. Although in the 60s there was a drop in popularity, in the 70s and 80s re-emerged until today in a subculture way.
High Rockabilly Festival in Calafell
Calafell is dressed by Rockabilly year after year to receive visitors from countless countries attracted by the considered best festival of the genre at European level: High Rockabilly Festival, which has been held since 1999.
This beautiful town on the Spanish Costa Dorada will make these rock visitors from all over the world feel like in the truly United States of the 50’s, decorating its streets and establishments with rock motifs, with totally “rockabillyzad@s” shop assistants and with a very rocky soundtrack and characteristic of this subculture.
Bands and DJ’s Poster
Every year, the Festival organization struggle to bring the most important bands and DJ’s of this genre and they achieve it without a doubt. To prove it, just have a look at the poster they bring us year after year.
Buy your tickets
You can buy your tickets for this High Rockabilly next edition (they are not available yet) through the link provided by the festival organization itself, which is exclusively responsible for selling them through its website. We remind you that every year they are on sale with 2 prices: normal price and promotional price; if you want to save a few euros once they go on sale: be quick!
*You can pay online using VISA, Mastercard or American Express.
Hotel for High Rockabilly
If there is one thing you must know clearly, is the hotel where you are going to stay. Luckily for you, you are in front of the hotel that has participated more proactively in the Rockabilly world: Hotel and Apartments Solimar.
From the beginning of the Festival and together with the organization, the Hotel Solimar has put all the facilities for the maximum amusement of its visitors: High Rockabilly Pool’s Parties, Rockabilly Barbecues and dances, many dances have seasoned this rock week.
So don’t think about it anymore and…Book now, book Solimar!