Acústica of Figueres 2013The Festival Acústica of Figueres, best known as Acústica celebrates this year its 12th edition, from August 28th until September 1st. The main theme of the festival is to schedule artists that play unplugged or a cappella, hence the name of the festival that has grown dramatically in recent years. The Acústica is a music festival celebrated in the city of Figueres (Alt Empordà) in Catalonia since 2001. Its first edition only had 3.000 visitors. In recent years it has been consolidated as one of the genre’s most important festivals. Artists take this opportunity to present new material and pieces that can only be heard during this festival. It is held in 7 urban spaces of the city center around the Dali Museum. This way, visitors can enjoy all the Dalí props that are still preserved in the old part of the city. This year's edition has many performances of the Catalan and Spanish music scene. Highlights include the following artists: Chambaó, Manel, Gossos, La Pegatina, Paco Ibáñez, Blaumut, Zulu, Joana Serrat or Miquel del Roig. If you like unplugged or a cappella music this festival is a must.