Bilbao BBK Live 2012

Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th July 2012
Recinto Kobetamendi, Bilbao, Spain, Spain
£88 for 3 days
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Fri 8th Jun 2012

BBK Live festival is a three day festival that takes place in the outskirts of Bilbao (north coast of Spain). Now in its 7th year the festival happens from Thursday 12th until Saturday 14th July 2012.


The latest acts confirmed are La Habitacion Roja, McEnroe, Varry Brava, Elbis Rever, Supersubmarina, Triangulo de Amor Bizarro, Amos y LoSantos, Namek Planet, Bigott, Onda Vaga, Rubick, and Lauroba.

They join headliners Radiohead as a Spanish exclusive, and The Cure plus Mumford & Sons, The Maccabees, Garbage, Bloc Party, Enter Shikari, Four Tet, Young Guns, Pure Love, Ben Howard, The Jon Spencer Blues Band Explosion, Here We Go Magic, Zea May, The Kooks, Glasvegas, Warpaint, Noah and the Whale, Snow Patrol, Band of Skulls, Blind Melon, Keane, The View, James Murphy, Pat Mahoney, We are Augustines, Awolnation, Sum 41, Eli Paperboy Reed, The Big Pink, and more. For the line-up details as available please click here.

The 40,000 capacity festival has three main stages, guaranteeing that acts won't overlap, there are two dance tents, a pop tent, a chillout area, food stalls and a campsite. Doors open at 4pm every day, and close at 3am every night.


The early bird offer has ended. A 3 day ticket (with camping) is priced at £88. To buy tickets, click here.

Getting there

Two low cost airlines operate direct flights from London to Bilbao. Check Easyjet (from Standstead) and Clickair (from Heathrow). Iberia also operates daily direct flights from Gatwick airport. Ryanair operates daily flights to Santander, just an hour bus ride to Bilbao.

From Bilbao airport there are regular public buses to central Bilbao. Once in central Bilbao the festival provides shuttle buses to the site or it's a 15 minute walk to from central Bilbao.

Age Restrictions

Those aged under 18 will have to be accompanied by an adult.

More information will be here when available.

Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th July 2012
Recinto Kobetamendi, Bilbao, Spain, Spain
£88 for 3 days
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Fri 8th Jun 2012

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