Mad Cool Festival 2023 Lineup, tickets and how to get there

Mad Cool Festival is a Madrid-based music festival that was first held in 2016 and has been growing in popularity ever since. It has become one of the most important music festivals in Spain alongside Primavera Sound, BBK Live and Arenal Sound, and one of the most important in Europe. The previous edition featured for the first time five days of concerts after a two-year hiatus, but in 2023 Mad Cool returns to its usual format, with three days of live music.

Mad Cool is organised by Live Nation, which is also responsible for other major events such as London’s Lovebox Festival, Chicago’s Lollapalooza and many more. Like most big festivals, Mad Cool Festival has several stages where bands can perform live and where people can enjoy a variety of genres, such as rock, pop, rap and alternative music.

Where is Mad Cool Festival 2023 located?

This festival is held in the new Espacio Mad Cool, also known as Nuevo Recinto de Festivales de Madrid, which is located in Villaverde. It has an area of 190,000 square metres and is designed to hold 80,000 people.

When will this take place?

The 2023 Mad Cool festival will be held from Thursday 6 to Saturday 8 July. The festival site will be open all five days from 16:00 to 5:30.

How to get to Mad Cool Festival

There are several ways to get to Mad Cool, but the best option is to do it with You can go by taxi with 3 more people or even in a Minivan with up to 6 friends. On our website you can book your transfer to the new Espacio Mad Cool from anywhere in Madrid or the rest of Spain.

You can also get to the festival by taking a metro (lines 3 and 12), suburban train (lines C4b y C5) or bus (lines 79, T41, N14) and finish the journey on foot.

Mad Cool 2023 lineup

The Mad Cool festival boasts an impressive line-up with some of the biggest names in rock and alternative music including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Robbie Williams, Liam Gallagher, Queens of the Stone Age, Lizzo, Sam Smith, Lil Nas X, The Prodigy, The Black Keys, Machine Gun Kelly, Franz Ferdinand, The Rose, Tash Sultana, The 1975, Cupido, Jacob Collier and Jamie XX.

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Mad Cool Festival 2023 tickets

You can get your tickets online, through the official website or through other points of sale such as Ticketmaster or Festicket. Here are the ticket prices (without booking fees):

  • 1-Day ticket: €79
  • 1-Day VIP Ticket: €185
  • 3-Day Ticket: €189
  • 3-Day VIP Ticket: €480

There are also discounts on flights and train trips to Madrid on the dates close to the festival.