Looking for something to do in Madrid, but not sure what?  Here’s a list of upcoming concerts in Madrid for the Spring 2019 season.  From this diverse list of performers, there’s a concert for everyone to enjoy.  Concerts are a good way to spend your night if you want a change-up from clubbing or going to bars.  Madrid has a few different arenas and smaller venues to enjoy concerts from, including the WiZink Center, La Riviera, and Galileo Galilei.  Keep reading to discover the best performers coming to Madrid this season, where they will be performing, and when they’ll perform!

February

Snow Patrol

When: February 14th

Where: La Riviera (Metro Stop: Príncipe Pío or Puerta del Ángel)

Price: Starts at 45€. To buy tickets, click here.

This rock band that got their claim to fame after one of their songs was featured on Grey’s Anatomy, will be performing at La Riviera this February.  Click the link to buy your tickets now.

Bastille

When: February 28th

Where: Palacio Vistalegre Arena (Metro Stop: Vista Alegre)

Price: Starts at 39€.  To buy tickets, click here.

This indie rock band will be coming to the Palacio Vistalegre Arena at the very end of February.  The Palacio Vistalegre is a smaller arena in Madrid, creating a more intimate concert experience.

March

Twenty One Pilots

When: March 16th

Where: WiZink Center (Metro Stop: Goya or O’Donnell)

Price: This concert is sold out, so check resale websites like Stubhub to see prices for resale tickets.

This alternative rock band consists of only two members who have been best friends since high school.  Their concerts are very high energy and are guaranteed to be fun.  Unfortunately, this concert is sold out, however, resale tickets can be bought from websites like Stubhub.

Florence and the Machine

When: March 21st

Where: WiZink Center (Metro Stop: Goya or O’Donnell)

Price: Starts at 46€

This indie rock band from London will be performing at the WiZink Center in March.  Florence and the Machine led by singer Florence Welch, features an alternative, rock, indie, and folk sound. Click here if you’re interested in buying tickets.

April

Passenger

When: April 2nd

Where: La Riviera (Metro Stops: Alonso Martínez, Príncipe Pío, or Puerta del Ángel)

Price: Starts at 30€

Solo British singer and songwriter, Passenger, will grace the stage of La Riviera in April.  To purchase tickets for this concert, click here.

The World of Hans Zimmer

When: April 7th

Where: WiZink Center (Metro Stop: Goya or O’Donnell)

Price: Starts at 40€

This concert will feature the prolific work of Hans Zimmer, one of the most renowned score writers for films of this time.  Zimmer has written for scores for The Lion King, Pirates of the Caribbean, and The Dark Knight. Enjoy a full orchestra playing the most popular songs of Hans Zimmer, along with the scenes from the movies that accompany these songs, click here.

Sticky Fingers

When: April 26th

Where:  Changó Club (Metro Stop: Bilboa)

Price: Starts at 20€, 25€ at the ticket office

This Australian group features a mixture between psychedelic rock and reggae.  This concert will be their first ever performed in Spain.  To buy tickets, click here.

May

Backstreet Boys

When: May 13th

Where: WiZink Center (Goya or O’Donnell)

Price: Currently sold out. See resale sites for prices.

The iconic American band from the 90s, the Backstreet Boys, will be returning to Spain in May.  Unfortunately, this concert is sold out already, but check resale sites, such as Stubhub, in order to find tickets.  This pop concert will be one to remember.

Pablo Alborán

When: May 22nd

Where: WiZink Center (Metro Stops: O’Donnell or Goya)

Price: 30€

This concert will feature solo singer, Pablo Alborán, the number one selling singer in Spain between 2011 and 2014.  He will be performing his most recent studio album, Prometo.  To buy tickets for this concert, click here.

Festival Tomavistas

When: May 24th & May 25th

Where: Enrique Tierno Galván Park (Metro Stops: Arganzuela-Planetario or Méndez Álvaro)

Price: Weekend passes start at 50€

This festival, taking place in the Enrique Tierno Galván Park, will have its fifth consecutive festival in May.  Many different Spanish international bands are featured at this festival.  In 2018, over 15,000 people came to enjoy music at this festival.  A wide range of music can be enjoyed at this festival, making it perfect for any music lover.  To buy tickets to this festival, click here.

June

Suma Flamenca

When: June 2019 (dates to be confirmed)

Where: Teatros del Canal (Metro Stop: Canal or Ríos Rosas)

Price: Ranges

Come join flamenco lovers at the Suma Flamenca festival in June.  The dates for this concert have yet to be officially announced.  However, it has been confirmed that there will be classical flamenco artists, newcomers, and professionals of the genre at this concert.  To enjoy a traditional type of Spanish music, come to this concert in June.  For tickets, click here.

Ed Sheeran

When: June 11th

Where: Wanda Metropolitano Stadium (Metro Stop: Estadio Metropolitano)

Price: Starts at 61€

Come see popular British singer Ed Sheeran at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in June!  Winner of multiple Grammy awards and having sold over 20 million copies of his albums worldwide, Ed is not an act to be missed.  For tickets, click here.

If going to concerts doesn’t interest you, then don’t worry.  You’ll find plenty more to do in Madrid and the surrounding areas.  As an international in Madrid, discover thetop things to do in Madrid, find new places to eat and drink, enjoy learning about Spanish culture, or come with us on day trips and weekend trips around Spain or across Europe.  If you have any questions on your journey, feel free to ask us here at Citylife and we will be happy to help.

-Grace

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