Festival Internacional de Benicassim 2011

Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2011
near Valencia, Spain, Spain
£165 for 4-days (only no camping available)
last updated: Fri 1st Jul 2011

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Benicassim has something to offer across the whole musical spectrum, as indie and rock bands rub shoulders with DJs and more experimental music projects.

Established in 1994 and now in its 17th year, the International Benicàssim Festival, FIB Heineken, near Valencia, Spain is back for 2011 from Thursday 14th until Sunday 17th July. With camping thrown in with the ticket price, all night music over 4 days, and sited just walking distance from the beach and a huge water park.


Latest additions: Plan B, James Murphy, The Joy Formidable, Antònia Font, Indienella, Herman Dune, Chase & Status, Astrud & Col.lectiu Brossa, Amable, Ainara LeGardon, Aldo Linares, Nadadora and The Paris Riots

Arcade Fire, Arctic Monkeys, Portishead, The Strokes, Big Audio Dynamite, Noah and The Whale, Dorian, Bombay Bicycle Club, Primal Scream, Beirut, Elbow, Friendly Fires, Tinie Tempah, Mumford & Sons, The Streets, The Stranglers, Pendulum, Paolo Nutini, Brandon Flowers, The Go! Team, Crystal Fighters, The Juan Maclean, Congotronics Vs Rockers (formed by Konono No1, Deerhoof, Kasai Allstars, Juana Molina, Wildbirds & Peacedrums, and Skeletons), Atom Rhumba, Professor Green, Nudozurdo, Anna Calvi, Tame Impala, Violens, Logo, The Morning Benders, Jerry Fish & the Mudbug Club, Jack Beats, Zombie-Zombie, O Emperor, Spectrals, And So I Watch You From Afar, The 1945, Julieta Venegas, Lori Meyers, CatPeople, The Coronas, Veronica Falls, Grupo Salvaje, The Marzipan Man, and Smile with more that 100 acts expected in total.

As well as this diverse array of musical performers, the festival has an extensive bill of non-musical entertainment, including dance, art, theatre, fashion, silent disco and short films.

On site

There's the usual markets, bars, and food outlets. Several other celebrations of the arts take place within the Benicassim festival, including a short film festival, a fashion weekend, art exhibition, and a festival of dance and choreography, with educational arts courses on top of all this provided by local university, Universidad Jaume I.


4-day tickets are priced at £165 (those including camping have sold out), there are less than 2,000 left. To buy tickets, click here.

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Taking minors

Minors under the age of 18 may enter FIB Heineken accompanied by their parents or legal guardians. In order for the Organisation to grant entrance to minors under the age of 18, a National ID Cards or passports of the minor and the accompanying adult must be presented, plus proof of legal guardianship issued in their countries of origin must be presented.

The parent or legal guardian of the minor will be required to sign a document assuming all responsibility, direct or indirect, for the entrance of the minor to FIB Heineken. In the event that a parent or legal guardian refuses to sign this document, the Organisation reserves the right to deny entry of the minor to the concert venue. The document can be downloaded (in PDF format) here, and must be handed in at wristband exchange.

The failure of a parent or legal guardian to comply with the obligations relating to the responsible protection and custodianship of a minor will authorise the Organisation to expel said adult and the accompanying minor from the venue.

More information will be here when available.

Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th July 2011
near Valencia, Spain, Spain
£165 for 4-days (only no camping available)
last updated: Fri 1st Jul 2011

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