Spain comes alive in the summer with music festivals of all types, sizes, and genres. From the Gaudi-inspired city of Barcelona in Catalonia to the bustling capital of Madrid to the endless beaches, you’ll find yourself celebrating the sunshine and the spirit of the country. Rain is scarce here during the warm weather months making Spain an ideal destination. Start planning for your dream trip with our Spain music festival calendar.
Primavera Sound Barcelona 2023
May 31-June 3, 2023
This Barcelona institution is a beacon for the entire spectrum of indie rock along with a smattering of entries from just about every other genre of music. Hundreds of bands fill the Parc El Forum along with one-of-a-kind intimate performances throughout the city. Add this music festival mecca to your bucket list immediately.
Featured Artists: Alex G, Baby Keem, Bad Religion, Black Midi, Bleachers, Blur, Built To Spill, Calvin Harris, Christine And The Queens, Death Grips, Depeche Mode, Ezra Furman, FKA Twigs, Four Tet, Halsey, Japanese Breakfast, Kendrick Lamar, My Morning Jacket, Pet Shop Boys, Pusha T, Rosalía, Skrillex, St. Vincent, Swans, The Comet is Coming, The Voidz, The War on Drugs, Turnstile, Yung Lean, Yves Tumor
Sónar Barcelona 2023
June 15-17, 2023
Since its founding in 1994, Sónar has held 25 editions of the festival in Barcelona and another 74 events in 33 cities around the world. The flagship event in Barcelona embodies the event at its core which is to be the “pulse of the current electronic landscape”. During Sónar by Day, the festival features a huge music program along with its own tech conference called Sónar+D. At night, the event moves to a massive venue that easily makes this Spain's largest electronic festival. With its unique format and ever-changing style, Sonar continues to redefine the festival landscape.
Primavera Sound Madrid 2023
June 7-10, 2023
Arganda del Rey, Spain
Primavera Sound launches a new edition in the capital of Spain! Festies will travel the City of Rock near Madrid for this latest iteration of the legendary festival.
Featured Artists: Bad Religion, Black Midi, Bleachers, Blur, Built To Spill, Christine And The Queens, Death Grips, Depeche Mode, FKA Twigs, Four Tet, Halsey, Japanese Breakfast, Kendrick Lamar, My Morning Jacket, New Order, Pet Shop Boys, Pusha T, St. Vincent, The Voidz, The War on Drugs, Turnstile
Azkena Rock Festival 2023
June 15-17, 2023
This three-day party in the north of Spain hits up all genres of rock including punk, metal, and shoegaze. The New York Dolls, The Misfits, Wilco, The Breeders, Alice Cooper, and the Black Crowes have all put in an appearance here since the founding of the festival in 2002.
O Son do Camiño 2023
June 15-17, 2023
One of the most beautiful cities in the world hosts one of the best music festivals! Camping, international artists, and more will greet you at O Son do Camiño.
June 22-24, 2023
Head to the Parque de Tierno Galván in Madrid to catch this springtime indie fest. The two day Tomavistas boasts a carefully selected lineup of up and coming Spanish talent alongside international rising stars. Started in 2014, Tomasvistas has recently become more well known across Europe so if you like your festivals boutique-sized, make sure to add Tomasvistas to your bucket list.
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A Summer Story 2023
June 23-24, 2023
Gather around, you lovers of EDM, and let us tell you A Summer Story. The tale begins during a weekend in June at the City of Rock outside Madrid where some of the biggest names in the electronic scene gather to regale 60000 attendees with a blowout show. Choose your own adventure at A Summer Story this year.
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Resurrection Fest 2023
June 28-July 1, 2023
Heavy metal is reborn in Spain every summer during Resurrection Fest in Viveiro. 55,000+ worshipers of hardcore, punk rock, and metal congregate for four days of headbanging in this tiny northwestern coastal town.
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Vida Festival 2023
June 29-July 1, 2023
Tucked away in the woody reserves of the ancient Masia de Can Parellada just south of Barcelona, this boutique fest has become a welcome addition to the Spanish summer. Bring the kids to chill at The Nest, bring your bike to take a tour of the city of Vilanova, and bring a sense of wonder to enjoy all the art.
Big Sound Festival 2023
June 29-July 1, 2023
This multi-genre festival in Valencia showcases the top talent from Latin trap, hip-hop, reggaeton, and pop. It all takes place over three music-filled days at the unique venue of Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.
Weekend Beach Festival 2023
July 5-8, 2023
Enjoy 4 fun days in the sun and Weekend Beach Festival in Spain.
Bilbao BBK Live 2023
July 6-8, 2023
Picture yourself surrounded by mountains gazing down on the spectacular city of Bilbao and the countryside of Spain. Okay, now add a world class music festival with pop headliners and buzzworthy indie rockers and you have a taste of Bilbao BBK Live. Take advantage of the Spanish summer weather and camp nearby in a great green expanse surrounded by trees.
Mad Cool Festival 2023
July 6-8, 2023
Simply put, Mad Cool Festival puts together one of the best lineups in the world. Every year, they gather together a roster of talent in Madrid that will make you want to drop everything and book a ticket to Spain.
Featured Artists: Bombay Bicycle Club, City And Color, Franz Ferdinand, Honey Dijon, Jacob Collier, Jamie XX, Liam Gallagher, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, M.I.A., Machine Gun Kelly, Men I Trust, Mumford & Sons, Puscifer, Queens of the Stone Age, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rina Sawayama, Sam Smith, Sigur Rós, Sylvan Esso, Tash Sultana, The 1975, The Black Keys, The Blessed Madonna, The Hu, The Prodigy, Years & Years, Yellow Days
Cruilla Barcelona 2023
July 7-8, 2023
It's summer in the city and Cruilla Barcelona arrives to continue the party with a full weekend of music at the Parc del Fòrum (the same home of Primavera Sound). Alumni to this festival have included Kendrick Lamar, Damian Marley, Lauren Hill, and a whole mess of Spanish acts.
Benicassim Festival (FIB) 2023
July 13-16, 2023
It's all about the music and the beach at The Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, or FIB as it's more commonly called. Nearby surf and sand is where festies spend the day on the shores of some of Spain's finest seaside spots. Bands usually start in the early evening and in Spanish fashion, the festival lasts until the morning catching artists like Beck, Radiohead, Kraftwerk, The Stone Roses, Brian Wilson, Blur, Lou Reed, Oasis, The Chemical Brothers, Franz Ferdinand, The Killers, Morrissey, Sigur Rós, and The Strokes.
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Low Festival 2023
July 28-30, 2023
With a recorded 300 sunny a years, you better believe that Benidorm in Spain is more than ready to host this jam packed fest. The annual Low Festival boasts 100% sustainability, proximity to golden beaches, and a killer soundtrack of international bands. There's even an Olympic sized pool at the venue for VIPs (along with unlimited beer).
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Monegros Desert Festival 2023
July 29, 2023
'The biggest electronic music festival, the biggest rave in Spain. A lot of terms are used in an attempt to describe this festival, however it is literally impossible to put in plain words if you have not had the chance to attend it.'
Arenal Sound 2023
August 1-6, 2023
Held right on the beach in the super sunny east of Spain, the open-air Arenal Sound Festival takes place in the coastal town of Borianna. Indie music in all its various forms (pop, rock, hip-hop, and electronic) plays over a whopping six days to 250,000 festies.
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Dreambeach Villaricos 2023
August 9-13, 2023
Pack some sunscreen with your tent and post up in the southeast of Spain at the Dreambeach Villaricos Festival. For five nights in the middle of July, Palomares Beach in Villaricos hosts a massive lineup of the biggest EDM, techno, trance, and dubstep artists in the world.
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Medusa Sunbeach Festival 2023
August 9-14, 2023
If you're looking for sun and dance, look no further than Medusa Sunbeach. The massive six day festival, stuffed with visual delights and plasures, puts together a world class lineup of EDM, house, hardstyle and techno. There's always a theme and this year Medusa Sunbeach will discover the 'secret of Wonderland'.
Featured Artists: Amelie Lens, Angerfist, Carl Cox, David Guetta, Djs From Mars, Don Diablo, Ferry Corsten, Headhunterz, Juicy M, Marco Carola, Martin Jensen, Mattn, Oliver Heldens, Paco Osuna, Paul Van Dyk, Quintino, Solardo, Sub Zero Project
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Rototom Sunsplash 2023
August 16-22, 2023
Rototom Sunsplash, the European reggae festival is a full week of music, culture, peace, and unity. Reggae fans from across Europe trek to Valencia in Spain to experience this festival which has been delighting festies since 1991. From its DIY roots to italy to Spain, Sunsplash is a treat for all lifestyles.
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Aquasella Festival 2023
August 17-19, 2023
Aquasella is one of the most popular electronic music festivals in Spain. It is held every year in Arrionas / Cangas de Onís (Principality of Asturias) and is organized by La Real Producciones. Over the years and editions, the festival has gained international fame and prestige, placing itself at the forefront of massive musical events and welcoming more than 30,000 spectators today.
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Canela Party 2023
August 23-26, 2023
This wild four day indie rock festival takes place on the famous beachside city of Torremolinos in the south of Spain.
Cala Mijas Festival 2023
August 31-September 2, 2023
Cala Mijas, Spain
An all new Spanish festival heads to the sun-drenched shores of Malaga. Cala Mijas will feature camping and music on the legendary shores of the Costa del Sol.
Featured Artists: Amyl & The Sniffers, Arcade Fire, Belle & Sebastian, Ethel Cain, Florence + the Machine, Foals, Helena Hauff, IDLES, José González, Lil Yachty, M83, Metronomy, Moderat, slowthai, The Blaze, The Strokes, Underworld
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