Essències project began on 2015. Essències has as main objetive set at first the music and food culture, spreading them through local society activism and commitment. The meeting is made by culture association with same name, Asociación Cultural Esséncies, from Conca de Barberá main city have been made the last three firsts summer editions. But this festival is growing and in 2018 it add a new winter edition in Sant Francesc del siglo XIV church, with Andrea Motis as headliner.
The success of proposal will be expand the project Essències to the beautiful island Menorca next August 10th, where Conca de Barberá wines will do a fusion with Carles Benavent Trio + Tomasito music in Es Claustre (Maó). Essències Menorca first edition will be the appetizer for the upcoming line up this summer in Montblanc on August 30th and 31th.
Last «essentials» editions people enjoy of music and wine nights with best local and international musicians (The Gramophone Allstars, Llibert Fortuny Gas Band, Raynald Colom, Omar, Carlos Sarduy, Moya Kalongo, Paula Grande, Marco Mezquida, Celeste Alías, Dr Calypso, Andrea Motis, La Vella Dixieland, Paula Grande or Sara Pi), this year music talent will be an excellence selection: Carles Benavent, Tomasito, Perico Sambeat, Namina, Xarim Aresté, Gerard Quintana, Gerard Quintana, Quimi Portet, The Sey Sisters and Gorka Benítez.
Everything is ready to enjoy through taste, hearing and a lot of soul from artists and audience.