The best music festivals in Malaga

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In Spain there is a great cultural offer. Food, museums, architecture... and, of course, music! That's why today in TopFestivales we are going to present you the best music festivals in Malaga. If you live in the Andalusian province or you are near there, you can not miss these festivals.


The best music festivals in Malaga, 13 must-sees

If Spain stands out for its good weather and its gastronomic offer, Malaga is one of the places where this is more enhanced. A province bathed by the sea and where the sun always seems to shine. To enjoy the experience offered by this province and, in addition, quality live music, you can not miss the festivals that we present below.

The best music festivals in Malaga are:

  • Brisa Festival

  • Andalusia Big Festival

  • Weekend Beach

  • Oh See! Malaga

  • Mijas Cove

  • Canela Party

  • Starlite Festival


  • Marenostrum Fuengirola Festival

  • Cueva de Nerja International Music and Dance Festival

  • Los Alamos Beach Festival

  • Ojeando Festival

  • Camorock

  • Ultra Beach Fuengirola

Brisa Festival

One of the best music festivals in Malaga is Brisa Festival. This festival bets for an intergenerational line-up. You can listen to the legendary bands and artists from the 80's to the latest successful names.

This festival seeks, in addition to everyone having a great time, dancing and enjoying, that the Malaga groups most affected by the pandemic have a support.

The festival had its first edition in 2021. It was prepared its first edition for 2020 but, due to the pandemic, it had to be postponed. In 2021 the festival was held in different locations in the city of Malaga such as Tabacalera, the Botanical Garden or the Gibralfaro Castle.


The Malagueta bullring, where the 2022 edition will be held, is an iconic place of the city, where great bands and musicians of national and international history have played. In addition, in the 2022 edition, they pay tribute to the Malagueta band Danza Invisible, which performed many concerts there and that year celebrates its 40th anniversary.

This festival is the kick-off of the summer in Malaga and offer top level artists to all attendees.

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Andalucía Big Festival

If you are looking for the best music festivals in Malaga, you cannot miss Andalucía Big Festival. This is a festival organized by the management of the Mad Cool festival in Madrid. This is the biggest cultural event in the Andalusian community. It is held on the beach of Sacaba, in Malaga.


The Andalucía Big Festival is a socio-cultural event that is deeply committed to sustainability, as well as to the environment and the community where it is held.


Andalucía Big Festival promises to be a musical experience that attracts national and international audiences. It lasts three days and is suitable for all audiences. The line-up is an eclectic mix of genres. You will be able to listen to rock, pop, indie or electronic music.

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Weekend Beach Festival

In this list of the best music festivals in Malaga, Weekend Beach could not be missing. This festival is held in the Malaga town of Torre del Mar, located east of the capital.


The Weekend Beach Festival presents a lineup that mixes styles such as indie, rock, trap, rap or reggaeton, with national and international artists. The festival has been held since 2015 and, since its first edition, has been spread over four days.

Artists such as Bunbury, The Offspring, David Guetta, Ozuna, Ska-P, Black Eyed Peas, La Pegatina or Miss Caffeina have played on the stages of the Weekend Beach Festival.

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Oh See! Málaga

Undoubtedly, another of the best music festivals in Malaga is Oh See! It already has a couple of editions behind it, including sold out tickets in both of them.


The festival, unlike others, is held in the morning and, in the third edition, in 2022, they will continue to maintain a reduced capacity. This will help to reduce queues and avoid crowds. Thus, this festival promises to be closer to the spectator and offer a better experience.

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Mijas Cove

One of the best music festivals in Malaga is Cala Mijas. Cala Mijas is a festival that is usually held at the end of summer, with the month of September already started. It is a festival committed to sustainability and is governed by the development goals of the 2030 agenda.

It is also committed to a KM 0 hiring policy for suppliers and workers. This helps to generate new jobs and ensure the quality of these jobs. The festival is held in La Cala de Mijas, a town that belongs to the municipality of Mijas, located west of Malaga.

Also, do not miss the streets of the white village. A perfect place to make the most of the days you are in Malaga for the Cala Mijas. The Cala Mijas bets on an indie and quality music line-up, with both national and international artists.

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Canela Party

The last of the best music festivals in Malaga is Canela Party. It is held in Torremolinos, one of the coastal towns of the province. The festival lasts for four days, with a large number of artists.

The line-up features both national and international artists. Most of them belong to an independent and emerging scene.

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Starlite Festival

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Starlite Festival is one of the best music festivals in Malaga that we could not fail to include in this top, since it has been held since 2012 and lastsmore than 50 days. It also brings together people from 72 different nationalities, more than 170 DJs, 400 artists and more than 280.000 attendees.

The epicenter of this event is the rock amphitheater Cantera de Nagüeles, in Marbella. There, attendees not only enjoy the best music, but also other activities such as gastronomy, fashion and cinema.

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Marenostrum Fuengirola Festival

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The Marenostrum Fuengirola festival was born in 2016 and since then it welcomes artists and groups of different musical genres. In addition, something that impresses of this event is its enclosure, it is the Sohail Castle, a medieval fortress no less than the 11th century, which has a history of 1000 years, incredible isn't it?

But that's not all the magic, because this enclosure is located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and has been considered as a "Bien de Interés Cultural". "of Cultural Interest". Likewise, you should know that artists such as Marc Anthony, Alejandro Sanz, Melendi, Rosalía, Niña Pastori and Jennifer López have performed on the stage of this festival.

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Cueva de Nerja International Music and Dance Festival

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Another of the best music festivals in Malaga is the Cueva de Nerja International Music and Dance Festival, which has been held since 1960 and is run by the Cueva de Nerja Foundation. It has behind it 61 editions and the public that has attended the event has enjoyed the music of artists such as José Mercé, Sara Baras, Antonio El Bailarín, Paco de Lucía, Estrella Morente, Joaquín Cortés, Pablo Alborán, Israel Fernández, Rosario Flores, among others.

Undoubtedly, this is a festival with a lot of history that is worth attending, as it offers dance performances, flamenco, classical music and a wide variety of other genres such as flamenco. pop.

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Los Alamos Beach Festival

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It is one of the best festivals of electronic music It is one of the best festivals that take place in Spain, as it has incredible stages and giant LED screens. In addition, it features the most prominent DJs of the genre as well as rap and reggaeton artists . These are just some of the artists that have made the public dance there: Fatima Hajji, Danny Avila, B Jones, Karol G, Dellafuente, Bad Bunny, Maurice West, Martin Garrix, Brian Cross, Dj Nano, Edu Imbernon, Paco Osuna, Nervo, Don Diablo, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and R3hab.

The venue for this event is Los Alamos Beach, Torremolinos, since its first edition in 2015.

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Ojeando Festival

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Ojeando Festival is an event that has 12 editions behind it and is characterized by offering "independent pop-rock music". If you like this kind of music, then do not miss this festival. Also, we inform you that it takes place in the charming village of Ojen, with its narrow streets and whitewashed white walls. By the way, the place becomes modern during the first week of July, to make way for the festival.

This festival has a duration of 3 days where attendees can enjoy the performances of more than 40 artists/groups . Fuel Fandango, Love of Lesbian, Triángulo de Amor Bizarro, La Habitación Roja, Iván Ferreriro, Hola a Todo el Mundo and El Columpio Asesino have been part of the Ojeando Festival line-up.

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Camorock

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Hueso Producciones is in charge of the Camorock festival, which has 10 editions and takes place in the city of AlamedaIt is held in the city of Alameda, specifically, in the park "El Camorrillo", which has large camping areas, barbecue, parking and food bars.

Do you like rock? Don't miss this one-day festivalwhich has presented bands such as Sphinx, SnakeyeS, Dark Embrace, Battle Beast, Arábiga, Esfinge, Tierra Santa, Sacramento and Celtibeerian.

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Ultra Beach Fuengirola

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Once again, electronic music takes over Malaga. On this occasion, we recommend you another of the best festivals of this genre, which began in 2022 and was held for the first time in Fuengirola, in the imposing Sohail Castle.

The DJs who were in the 1st edition were: Afrojack, Oliver Heldens, KSHMR, Blackchild, Adam Beyer, Joseph Capriati, Alex Now, Acraze, Manu Gonzalez and Mykris. Do you want to go to the next edition? Follow the link below to find more information about this festival.

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These are the 13 best music festivals in Malaga. Do you know any that you want us to discover? No doubt, in TopFestivales we will not miss any of them. Do you also want to visit Malaga and have a good time?

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