The Jesus and Mary Chain to headline Bilbao BBK Live

plus Ben Harper, Counting Crows, Future Islands, The Cat Empire, Kodaline, & more

published: Wed 17th Dec 2014

The Jesus and Mary Chain

Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th July 2015
Recinto Kobetamendi, Calle del Monte Cobetas, Bilbao, Spain, Spain MAP
£91 or £98 with camping
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Tue 7th Jul 2015

The Jesus and Mary Chain join Muse as headliners of the 10th edition of Spain's Bilbao BBK Live, a three day festival that takes place in the outskirts of Bilbao (north coast of Spain) and happening from Thursday 9th until Saturday 11th July 2015.

As part of their 'Psychocandy' album's 30th anniversary celebrations, the Scottish act will perform the album in its entirety; with the band's only Spanish festival appearance of the year.

Also confirmed are Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Counting Crows performing their newly released album 'Somewhere under Wonderland', Future Islands, The Cat Empire, Kodaline, The Ting Tings, Shaka Ponk, Capital Cities, and Zoot Woman, plus local acts Delorean, Arizona Baby, Zea Mays,  and Novedades Carminha.

This is the first line-up announcement of the festival that celebrates it's 10th year next summer.

The 40,000 capacity festival has not yet announced the line-up for the four main stages, two dance tents, a pop tent, a chillout area, food stalls and a campsite.

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The early bird offer has ended. A three day ticket is priced at £97 or £93 with camping from See Tickets. Last year tickets sold out.

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.

Under 18-s will have to be accompanied by an adult.



Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th July 2015
Recinto Kobetamendi, Calle del Monte Cobetas, Bilbao, Spain, Spain MAP
£91 or £98 with camping
daily capacity: 40000
last updated: Tue 7th Jul 2015


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