Madrid is a city brimming with music. Concert halls, bars, and big clubs invite all kinds of acts to their stages, from freshly pressed indie bands to globally famous international superstars. To make sure you don't miss any of your favourites, including major festivals, check here for each month's top concert picks.
La Casa Encendida presents the second edition of the She Makes Noise festival, an annual event that aims to give more visibility to the work of women in the world of electronic music, sound experimentation and edgy cinema. The festival is one of a kind and some of the biggest names on the international electronic music scene are involved. They also have an online platform where they regularly upload new content.Read more
This seven-piece band from Burgos brings something original to the stage with their acoustic instruments mixed with accordion, banjo, mandoline and sax. They're putting on three concerts in Joy Eslava, so you have plenty of chances to check them out and hear songs from their latest album, 'La primavera del invierno', produced by Santi García (Standstill, The New Raemon, Toundra).Read more
This is Spanish rock! Ilegales write songs with biting lyrics that have become anthems for a generation, and they've influenced many other Spanish rock bands. Critics have praised the band, calling out their intense live performances and spectacular stage presence, and some have even lauded them as the best band of Spanish rock. Catch them live in Madrid at the end of their 'La vida es fuego' tour.Read more
Christina Rosenvinge is a great artist who has shown us time and again that even after releasing 11 albums, she's still giving us high-quality music. This concert brings to a close the singer-songwriter's Spanish tour to support her latest work, 'Lo Nuestro', an album made with love, attention to detail and passion, and once again produced by Raül 'Refree' Fernández (and gorgeous cover art by illustrator Paula Bonet).Read more
After selling out the first year, and putting on another stellar show last year, the city's autumn music festival, Madrid Live!, is back for another edition. The one-day festival is on in the massive Barclaycard Center (formerly the Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid), and this year The Chemical Brothers are the big headliners, with 2manydjs and Erol Alkan as special guests.Read more
Moderat are in Madrid to present their latest album, 'III' (2016), the last in the trilogy that started with 'Moderat' (2009) and continued with 'II' (2013). The trio from Berlin is made up of members from Modeselektor and Apparat, two essential bands on the German music scene. With their out-of-this-world mixes, Moderat are techno royalty and one of the acts that best represent the Berlin sound.Read more