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TOP 15 Music Festivals in Spain to Experience Before You Die

spanish music festivals in spain 2023

Planning a trip to Europe and looking some amazing music festivals in Spain in 2023? Well, you’ve come to the right place as I’ve put together this incredible list of upcoming Spanish festivals and events that you don’t want to miss!

The home of incredible food, world-famous architecture, picture-perfect islands, unforgettable experiences, and of course, a jam-packed year-round timetable of Spanish festivals.  However, if you are lucky enough to visit this European hotspot during the northern summer months of June-August, you’ll have to extend your trip to make time to hit all the best music festivals in Spain has to offer.

From taking in urban beats in the heart of Madrid, city-wide festivals in Barcelona, to offbeat events on Spain’s biggest islands, if you are a die-hard music festival addict…these Mediterranean music magnets must be on your shortlist!

Also, be sure to read my other guides on European Music Festivals & Techno Festivals in Europe for more amazing events!

Top 15 Spanish Music Festivals

1) Primavera Sound 2023

Primavera Sound - Spain Music Festival 2022

One of the most iconic Spanish Music Festivals ever year | Credit: Eric Pamies

When: June 1-3, 2023 & June 8-10, 2023

Where: Parc del Forum, Barcelona & Madrid, Spain (Two Weekends)

“In the 20 years since the first edition, Primavera Sound has truly elevated itself to become one of the world’s best-known and best-loved music festivals. Taking place each spring in the city of Barcelona, as May turns to June, the festival showcases an often peerless lineup that spans musical styles and showcases the finest alternative and underground talent from across the globe.

From indie stalwarts or hiphop superstars on the Parc del Fòrum’s main stages to rising stars and an array of electronic music’s most respected figures on countless smaller stages, the festival truly has something to offer even them most discerning of music fans.”

2023 Update: For the first time ever, Primavera Sound is hosting an edition in MADRID! They’ve got another STACKED line-up for this year!

Primavera Sound 2023 Line - up - Barcelona Madrid

Primavera Sound Festival Spain 2023 Line-Up

2) SONAR Festival 2023

Sonar Festival Barcelona Spain

My personal favorite Spain music festival | Credit: Sonar Festival

When: June 15-17, 2023

Where: Barcelona, Spain

Sónar. Music, Creativity & Technology

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