Unmissable concerts in 2018

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One of the leading trash bands ever presents its latest album, Hardwired... to Self-Destruct (WiZink Center. 3 and 5 February).

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The Welsh rock band has a brand new album, Scream Above The Sounds (La Riviera. 3 February).

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The former vocalist with Oasis presents his first solo album (La Riviera. 23 February).

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The German duo combines folk and rock with electronic sounds and a touch of reggae (La Riviera. 6 March).

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The famous Scottish indie rock band will perform songs from its latest album, Always Ascending (La Riviera. 17 March).

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The alternative rock band returns with its latest album Freedom Child (Palacio Vistalegre Arena. 22 March).

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The music poet is coming to Spain to perform the traditional American song book (National Music Auditorium - Sala Sinfónica. 26-28 March).

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Following his solo debut, the British artist has managed to top the charts all over the world (WiZink Center. 31 March).

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The famous rock and roll band originally from Las Vegas will be presenting their latest album, Evolve (WiZink Center. 7 April).

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The alternative rock band led by Jared Leto is embarking on a new European tour in which it presents new material (WiZink Center. 12 April).

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The Queen of Retro is coming to Spain on tour to present Lust For Life, her latest successful album (Palacio Vistalegre Arena. 20 April).

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The British singer-songwriter is the latest sensation on the pop scene (Teatro Barceló. 23 April).

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Seven years after their last visit, the Canadian group presents its album, Everything Now (WiZink Center. 24 April).

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The British alternative rock group will be visiting Spain as part of their European tour to present their sixth album (La Riviera. 29 April).

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Having achieved fame as a member of the band One Direction, the Irish singer is now presenting his first solo album Flicker (La Riviera. 11 May).

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Since his debut five years ago, the British artist has become an idol of masses (WiZink Center. 16 May).

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The British group is returning to Spain with a brand new album, Night & Day (La Riviera. 24 May).

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The British soloist gives two concerts with the best songs of Pink Floyd (WiZink Center. 24-25 May).

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The iconic band celebrates the 40th anniversary of their News of the World album (WiZink Center. 9 June).

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Grab the chance to listen to one of today’s most powerful singers on the occasion of his new international concert tour, 24K Magic (Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. 22 June). New tickets for sale!

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The American pop-star visits Madrid on her world tour Tell Me You Love Me Tour (Palacio Vistalegre Arena. 22 June).

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The young pop princess is heading out on tour in celebration of her album Camila (WiZink Center. 27 June).

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The drummer of the Beatles presents his latest album, Give More Love (WiZink Center. 28 June).

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The prestigious Colombian artist returns to the stage with her world tour to present her eleventh album (WiZink Center. 3 July).

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One of today’s greatest rock musicians is coming to Europe with a new album (WiZink Center. 4 July).

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The legendary American rock band will review its mythical songs (WiZink Center. 8 July).

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The legendary British band offers a powerful live performance as part of the Legacy of the Beast tour (Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. 14 July).

The jazz genius comes to the Universal Music Festival to present his latest album, Nat King Cole & Me (Teatro Real. 23 July).

The American band returns to Spain after six years bringing their fans their newest and greatest hits. (La Riviera. 25 Aug)

The Irish rock band are coming back to Madrid 13 years after performing in the Spanish capital (WiZink Center. 20-21 September).

The vocal group are celebrating their 15th anniversary with Timeless, a classic mix of favourite pop and traditional songs (WiZink Center. 4 Sep).

The Portuguese musician, winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, gives his first concert in Madrid (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. 24-25 September).

The Swedish songwriter returns to Spain with the philharmonic orchestra The String Theory for a special live performance (Teatro Lope de Vega. 1 October).

The British 80s pop star is back with a new album Beautiful life​ (Municipal Conference Centre. 12 October).

The international pop star presents his latest album as part of his new tour (WiZink Center. 16 October).

Discover the new musical facet of the well known actor in his first visit to Spain  with his band (Teatro Barceló. 16 October).

The Irish band presents their third album with a concert in Madrid (La Riviera. 23 October).

Nation of Two is the new studio album of the Australian musician (Joy Eslava. 25 October).

The legendary British progressive rock band celebrates its 50th anniversary (Municipal Conference Centre. 3 November).

The acclaimed trash metal band gives a concert in their farewell tour (Palacio Vistalegre Arena. 17 November).

  • ... AND BIG MUSIC FESTIVALS!

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    Inverfest, Festival Tomavistas, Noches del Botánico, Mulafest, Download Festival, Universal Music Festival, Mad Cool Festival (in its new venue), Festival Río Babel, Dcode Festival, Jazz Festival... Madrid is awash with music festivals featuring big names and up-and-coming talent!

  • Take a peek at our selection of the most important events taking place this year and start planning your next visit!

    2018 Events Calendar
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  • From one of the largest Royal Palaces in Europe to Real Madrid's stadium, discover the city's most popular sights and attractions.

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    The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is holding its 21st edition (6 Jun-26 Aug).

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