Music in Madrid

  • Take your pick from Madrid's eclectic festivals, featuring everything from jazz to rock.

    2018 Music Festivals
  • Festivales musicales Madrid

June & July Highlights

Exclusive premiere of the new show by the flamenco singer for 6 non-extendable weeks (Teatro de la Luz Philips. Thursdays to Sundays. 24 May-1 July).

Elvis Costello, Serrat, Norah Jones, Simple Minds ... a remarkable line-up for the third edition of this eclectic festival (Complutense University Botanical Garden. 21 Jun-29 Jul).

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The British musician and his band will be responsible for kicking off the Nights at the Botanical Festival (Complutense University Botanical Gardens. 21 June).

Festival for fans of electronic music with Armin Van Buuren, Axwell Λ Ingrosso and Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike (Ciudad del Rock in Arganda del Rey. 22-23 June).

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

Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes and PP Arnold take part in this festival celebrating African-American music with a lineup consisting of both established musicians and new revelations (Matadero Madrid. 22-23 June).

Misia, Katia Guerreiro and Carminho share centre stage in this latest edition of the festival (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. 22-24 June).

A truly unique spectacle with the best electronic music performed by this legendary German group (Jardín Botánico de la Universidad Complutense. 23 June).

A choral music programme with score excerpts from zarzuela and Carmina Burana for the shortest night of the year (Teatro Real. 24 June).

The Spanish countertenor is accompanied on the piano by Anne Le Bozec to perform a series of works by renowned musicians (Teatro La Zarzuela. 25 June).

The renowned performer joins the festival with his best songs (Complutense University Botanical Gardens. 26-28 June).

The Capella de Ministrers ensemble recreates the music of this famous trade route (Teatros del Canal - Sala Verde. 26 June).

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

Guns N’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest and Marilyn Manson will be performing at the second edition of the famous English rock festival (Madrid Caja Mágica. 28-30 June).

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

The Romanian opera duo will perform as part of the Voces del Real series (Teatro Real. 30 June).

The composer of the legendary song from the series, Ally McBeal, embarks on a tour to celebrate a career spanning 20 years (Teatro Rialto. 2 July).

The German soprano presents various classic works accompanied by the pianist, Juliane Ruf (Teatro La Zarzuela. 2 July).

A music and video show featuring the most iconic soundtracks by this renowned composer (Teatro Real. 3 July).

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

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

An opportunity to enjoy the magnetism of this artist, considered one of the best vocalists and songwriters of his generation (Jardín Botánico de la Universidad Complutense. 5 July)

The best of jazz music in a three-concert programme featuring Rachelle Bentley, Yoio Cuesta and Nes (Teatro Infanta Isabel. 8, 15 and 22 July).

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

The tribute group will perform the famous folk rock duo’s greatest hits (Teatro Nuevo Apolo. 10 July).

The two artists will present their new releases in this joint European tour (Cool Stage. 10 July).

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

The greatest exponent of Latin trap returns to Spain with his Nueva Religión Tour (WiZink Center. 14 July).

The Madrid artist will once more accompany the North American band to present its latest album (Complutense University Botanical Gardens. 21 July).

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

The German tenor will perform as part of the Voces del Real series, conducted by Jochen Rieder (Teatro Real. 25 July).

The famous Dutch DJ arrives to Madrid for an amazing show full of his explosive energy (Teatro Real. 27 July).

The legendary Aerosmith singer will form part of the Universal Music Festival, in which he will present his latest solo album (Teatro Real. 30 July).

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