Spanish Festivals in 2023: Summer Edition

By The Gigstarter Team on 20-07-2023

If there's one thing no one wants to miss, it's good music, and if it's outdoors, all the better. In Spain, this combination is possible, and more and more festivals are being held. These have become a place to meet and enjoy with friends, or to meet new people with similar interests while enjoying your favourite artists.

Music festivals offer a unique experience, bringing together diverse artists and genres in one place, allowing audiences the chance to enjoy a wide range of live performances in a short period of time. The ever-increasing demand for this type of experience has led to a growing number of music festivals. In this article we will tell you about the upcoming festivals in Spain in case you are still not sure which ones you can go to.

Boombastic Asturias

Boombastic is much more than just a music festival; it is designed to be a unique and complete experience. Music is at the heart of the event, but every moment is designed to deliver unforgettable emotions and memories. From getting married in the enchanting Wedding Chapel, to cooling off in the lively Pool Party, everything is designed to immerse attendees in a world of fun.

You can enjoy the music from a whole new perspective, climbing the Ferris wheel to watch the concerts from above, creating a magical and unforgettable experience. But it's not just about the music and the sights, the culinary variety of the Food Trucks adds a special touch to the festival, satisfying the palates of all attendees.

  • Date: 20 - 21 JULY
  • Location: La Morgal, Llanera (Asturias).
  • Headliners: Bad Gyal, Quevedo, Natos y Waor, Eladio Carrión, Duki, Bizarrap, Mora, Rels B, Ana Mena.

Atlantic Fest

The Atlantic Fest is a project that takes place in an incomparable location, Praia da Concha, with the aim of providing a great experience to the public while enjoying the natural beauty and gastronomy of the area. This festival is designed for all ages, even the youngest ones, as it has children's activities for them to enjoy as much as possible.

  • Dates: 20 - 23 JULY
  • Location: Praia da Concha (Pontevedra).
  • Headliners: Sidecars, Leiva, The Guapos, Viva Suecia, Sidonie, León Benavente, Cariño, La Bien Querida, Cupido and Joe Crepúsculo.


The San Sebastian Jazz Festival began on 10 September 1966, making it the oldest Jazz Festival in Spain, and one of the oldest in Europe.

  • Date: 21 - 25 JULY
  • Location: San Sebastian (Basque Country).
  • Headliners: Norah Jones, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Pat Metheny: Side Eye, Rocío Márquez & Bronquio, Kenny Barron With Strings, Abdullah Ibrahim Trio + Nubya García, Enrico Rava: Fearless Five + Austrian Syndicate.
    #### Reggaeton Beach Festival

The Reggaeton Beach Festival is a reference in terms of urban music at a national level, considered the largest Urban Beach Festival in Europe. This festival has thousands of followers and is one of the most famous in Spain. A peculiarity of this festival is that it focuses exclusively on urban, latin, reggaeton and dembow music and takes place in different parts of Spain such as Barcelona, Benidorm, Asturias, Tenerife, Marbella, Mallorca, Santander, Galicia, Torrevieja, etc. Focusing on the one in Madrid, the details are as follows:

  • Date: 22nd - 23rd JULY
  • Location: Valdebebas (Madrid).
  • Headliners: Bryant Myers, Jhayco, Ozuna, Anuel AA, Arcángel, Eladio Carrión, Lunay and Sech.

Low Festival

This festival offers a wide variety of musical styles where during the 3 days of the festival you can enjoy the different areas of the site and good live music.

  • DATE: 28 - 30 JULY
  • **Location:* Guillermo Amor Sports City (Benidorm).
  • Headliners: Placebo, Interpol, Vetusta Morla, Viva Suecia, The Vaccines, Bombay Bicycle Club, Django Django, Deluxe.

Arenal Sound

Since 2010, El Arenal Beach in Burriana (province of Castellón, Valencian Community, Spain) has been the setting for a festival of independent music, electronic music and mestizaje, the Arenal Sound, which takes place every summer. It takes place in the first week of August. The Arenal Sound, also known as AS, is distinguished from other festivals by its large influx of young people and by having one of its stages right on the sand.

  • Date: 1 - 6 AUGUST
  • Location: Burriana (Castellón).
  • Headliners: Jhayko, Anuel AA, Nicky Jam, Saiko, Mora, Quevedo, Taburete, Ana Mena, Morad, Danny Romero, Danny Ocean, Nicky Romero, Bresh, Maldita Nerea, Young Miko, Danna Paola.

Prestoso Fest

An independent music festival that presents top level artists in each edition, which also boasts of being the only festival held in a Natural Park, in the Fuentes del Narcea, Degaña and Ibias with views of the Integral Natural Reserve of Muniellos.

  • DATE: 3 - 5 AUGUST
  • Location: Cangas del Narcea (Asturias)
  • Headliners: Viuda, Aiko el Grupo, Autoescuela, Canela Party DJ's, Llevólu'l Sumiciu

Santander Music Festival

The Santander Music Festival, featuring artists such as SFDK, La M.O.D.A. and Ana Tijoux, will take place on 4 August 2023 at 20:00 in Campa de La Magdalena in Santander. The festival features hip hop, rock and indie music.

  • Date: 4 - 5 AUGUST
  • Location: Campa de La Magdalena in Santander (Santander)
  • Headliners: SFDK, La M.O.D.A., Ana Tijoux, La Casa Azul, Alice Wonder, Joe Crepúsculo, Depresión Sonora.

Dreambeach Festival

The Dreambeach Festival is an electronic music festival held annually since 2012 on the beach of Palomares in Almeria.

  • Date: 9 - 13 AUGUST
  • Location: Villaricos - Palomares, Almeria
  • Headliners: Hardwell, The Prodigy, Loco Dice, Nico Moreno, Morad, Dellafuente, Natos y Waor.


Rabolagartija is a festival that has been held in mid-August in the municipal sports centre of Villena since 2015.

  • Date: 9 - 13 AUGUST
  • Location: Municipal sports centre of Villena (Alicante)
  • Headliners: Pegatina, La M.O.D.A., El Drogas, Narco, Macaco, Destakato and El Canijo de Jerez.

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We hope you enjoyed this selection of festivals taking place during July and August in Spain. From renowned festivals with international artists to local events that highlight the richness of the Spanish tradition that we appreciate so much.

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