Concerts & Music Festivals Costa del Sol 2023

The Costa del Sol is very popular for many reasons, one of them being undoubtedly the music festivals that take place every year during the summer months.

With a mild and benevolent climate, the sea breeze, some truly impressive stages and a line-up full artists, the Costa del Sol also has all the necessary infrastructure, accommodation and hotels and with Malaga international airport just a few kilometres away.

We just have to decide which of the festivals we are going to visit in 2023. Here we go with the Costa del Sol Music Festivals 2023, we are looking forward to it!

Marenostrum Fuengirola

Marenostrum Fuengirola Concerts
The Marenostrum Festival born in 2016 is consolidating itself as one of the best festivals on the coast, both for its line-up of artists and for its unrivalled location just a few metres from the seafront next to the Arab fortress Sohail.

It was the venue chosen for the only EU stop on Jennifer Lopez’s tour. It has also hosted prestigious artists such as Ricky Martin, Bob Dylan, Sting, Alejandro Fernández, Santana and Manuel Carrasco.

Artists and festivals already confirmed for 2023: Fulanita Fest, Pablo Alborán, Martita de Graná, Robbie Williams, Cosquín Rock, Ultra Beach Costa del Sol, Kany García, Tini, Hombres G, Morat, Locos por la Música, Luna Sur, Boombastic Day, Manuel Carrasco.

In our special edition Marenostrum Fuengirola 2023 you can find the complete confirmed line-up for this year and everything you need to know.

When: From May until September 2023
Where: Hillside of the Sohail Castle, Fuengirola
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How to get there

Starlight Marbella

starlite Marbella
One of the best boutique festivals in Europe, held every year in the Cantera de Nagüeles, a natural amphitheatre surrounded by breath-taking scenery.

The unique feature of Starlite is the closeness between the audience and the artists, with more than 50 days of concerts.

Artists confirmed for 2023: India Martínez, Sebastián Yatra, Lionel Richie, Gipsy Kings, Anastasia, Ludovico Einaudi, David Bisbal, Norah Jones, Andrés Calamaro, Carlos Rivera, Israel Fernández y Farruquito, Sara Baras, Taburete, Antonio José, Vicente Amigo, Lola Indigo.

The festival has a second, more casual space, Sessions, where you can enjoy the shows while dancing and having a drink outdoors under the stars.

Everything you need to know about Starlite Marbella.

When: During July, August and September 2023
Where: Cantera de Nagüeles Marbella
Web site
How to get there

Locos por la Musica Festival

Locos por la Música Festival
On Saturday, July 29, Locos por la Música returns to the Marenostrum Fuengirola, to celebrate a new edition of a festival that is dedicated to reviewing the great successes of those who have been the best Spanish rock groups for generations.

Melón Diesel, No Me Pises Que Llevo Chanclas and La Guardia are the first confirmed artists.

When: July 29, 2023
Where: Marenostrum Fuengirola
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How to get there

Fulanita Fest

Fulanita Fest 2023
Fuengirola hosts for the second consecutive year this women’s music festival, an event to vindicate the power of music made by women.

With live music, welcome party, women’s football tournament and performances by DJs and food market (with vegan and gluten free option), in one of the best outdoor venues, next to the sea, Marenostrum Fuengirola.

When: 13th May
Where: Marenostrum Fuengirola
Web site
How to get there

Puro Latino Fest Torremolinos

Puro Latino Fest Torremolinos
You are into reggaeton? Then you can’t miss this macro-festival that takes place in Torremolinos in June.

If you like Latin music, reggaeton, trap and hip-hop, you have an appointment with national and international DJs of the moment and many more.

The festival will be held on the Fairgrounds in Torremolinos on the 21st and 22nd of June 2023.

When: 21st and 22nd June 2023
Where: Torremolinos Fairgrounds
Web site
How to get there

Oh, See! Málaga

Oh, See! Málaga
The Oh, see! Festival returns to Malaga on 26th and 27th May 2023 with 20 hours of music. It will take place during the day at the Auditorio Municipal Cortijo de Torres with a capacity reduced to 7,000 people.

It is worth highlighting the unique format of the festival, with a completely daytime schedule, the performances do not overlap and there are parallel activities for all audiences:

In the Oh, Kids! Zone, where they will hold workshops in which they will become reporters, illustrators or expert dancers and can meet some of the artists in person. There will also be a Gastro Zone with food trucks and the Oh, See! Club, which will host the best national DJs.
concierto en directo
Artists confirmed for this year: Dorian, Iván Ferreiro, Second, Rayden, Siloe, Wisement Project, Airbag Dis, Tali Carreto Dj, Don Fluor, Don Gonzalo Dj.

When: 26th and 27th May 2023
Where: Cortijo de Torres Municipal Auditorium, Malaga
Web site
How to get there

Weekend Beach Torre del Mar

Weekend Beach Torre del Mar
This popular festival held every year in Torre del Mar, prepares its eighth edition from 5 to 8 July 2023 with national and international artists such as the international star Maluma, the best rapper in Spain, Mala Rodríguez or Kiko Veneno and many more. And a good line-up of DJs is not missing either.

When: From the 5th to the 8th of July
Where: Torre del Mar, Poniente Beach
Web site
How to get there

Ultra Beach Fuengirola

ultra beach
The second edition of Ultra Beach Costa Del Sol, an EDM and electronic music festival is coming up this year.

It takes place in the Parque del Castillo Marenostrum in Fuengirola.
Ultra Beach
This festival is undoubtedly one of the most famous dance music festival brands in the world. It features the best DJ’s and a great audiovisual production.

It will take place on the 24th of June, on two stages: the main stage of Ultra Beach, located on the hill of the Sohail Castle and the secondary stage inside the Moorish fortress.

When: 24 June 2023
Where: Marenostrum Fuengirola
Web site
How to get there

Boombastic Day

Boombastic Day
The most important urban and pop music festival in Spain takes place on August 12th at the best venue on the Costa del Sol, Marenostrum Fuengirola.

The first confirmed to go on stage will be the famous Argentine producer Bizarrap.

When: 12th August 2023
Where: Marenostrum Fuengirola
Web site
How to get there

Cala Mijas Festival

Cala Mijas Festival
The international festival Cala Mijas returns in 2023 and will be held on the 31st of August, 1st and 2nd of September in Sonora Mijas. In its first edition last year more than 107,000 attendees danced to international acts such as Arctic Monkeys, Kraftwerk, Hot Chip, Nathy Peluso, Liam Gallagher or The Chemical Brothers.

There will be an exclusive campsite with Glamping options.

When: 31 August, 1 and 2 September 2023
Where: Cala de Mijas
Web site
How to get there

Canela Party Torremolinos

You will have plenty of time to dance at this 3-day summer festival: Wednesday 23rd to Saturday 26th August 2023 in El Real de Torremolinos.


Confirmed artists: Osees (USA), Black Midi (UK), Alavedra, Alien Tango, Bala, Brava, Biznaga, Carpenter Brut (FR), Crack Cloud (CAN), Joe Unknown (UK), Jonathan Bree (NZ), Karate (USA), La Paloma, Las Ligas Menores (ARG), Les Savy Fav (USA), Lime Garden (UK), Mausoleo, Mujeres, Nick Waterhouse (USA), Nilüfer Yanya (UK), Noga Erez (ISR), Panda Bear & Sonic Boom (USA / UK), Pantocrator, Perro, Pinpilinpussies, Pony Bravo, Porridge Radio, Repion, Rocío Márquez y Bronquio, Shame (UK), Sofia Kourtesis (PE), Sorry (UK), The Notwist (GER), Triángulo de Amor Bizarro, Tropical Fuck Storm (AUS), Vulk

When: 23rd to 26th August 2023
Where: Torremolinos Fairgrounds
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How to get there

Alejandro Sanz

Alejandro Sanz
Alejandro Sanz will give a concert in Malaga on Thursday 6 July at 10:30 pm in the Cortijo de Torres Municipal Auditorium in Malaga.
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Nerja Cave Music Festival

 Nerja Cave Music Festival 2023
The Nerja Cave is a huge complex of natural underground galleries with guided tours and where every summer takes place the classical music and dance festival. Everything you need to know to visit the Nerja Cave.

Nowadays, for conservation reasons, only a few privileged performances take place inside the cave and most are held in its gardens.

The 62nd Cueva de Nerja Music Festival will feature performances by

María Peláe, 7 July
Les Luthiers, 30 June and 1 July
Los Morancos, 21 July
Mecano Experience, 15 July
Miguel Poveda, 5 August
Sara Baras, 11 August
Pastora Soler, 12 August

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Sabatic Fest

The drive-in cinema Malaga will host a new event during the summer months, the Sabatic Fest.

From 1 June to 15 September, the 16,000 square metre venue will host concerts for different audiences with a reduced capacity of only 9,000 tickets.

The line-up includes some 40 performances throughout the summer by national and international artists, ranging from reggaeton and electronic music to reggae, pop and rock. And after each concert, Sabatic Party will feature various performances and DJs.

There will also be plenty of varied gastronomy with organic, seasonal and local ingredients, with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

The first artists confirmed for Friday June 2 are Village People, Boney M., Fakeba and, Humo & Óxido starting at 8:30 pm.
sabatic fest málaga
You can buy tickets at seetickets.com.

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