Bilbao BBK Live 2017: July 6th, 7th and 8th
This year marks the 12th edition of this pop-rock music festival. With Depeche Mode, The Killers and Antwood as “headlines”, the meeting will bring together over 70 national and international groups in Kobetamendi camps.
Bilbao BBK Live infrastructure has been increased this year so that more people can enjoy in the forest the best electronic music of great electronic music references like Dixon, Daphni, The Black Madonna or Motor City Drum Ensemble, among others.
In addition, the BBK Live will move once again to the heart of the city with the cycle “Bereziak” to extend the festive atmosphere beyond Kobetamendi.
More information: www.bilbaobbklive.com
Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival: from 11th to 15th July
The 41st edition mixes, as usual, young talent and renowned groups and soloists. On his stage in the Mendizorrotza Sports Center will be: Larry Carlton, Stanley Clarke, Kenny Barron, Cyrus Chestnut, Benny Green & Eric Reed, Monk Sextet with Nnenna Freelon, and the trio of Jean Luc Ponty, Biréli Lagrène & Kyle Eastwood, among others. As a culmination, the Panamanian musician Rubén Blades says goodbye to the stages in Vitoria-Gasteiz after almost five decades of trajectory.
More information: www.jazzvitoria.com
In addition, near the sea, the city of Donostia / San Sebastián and the town of Hondarribia also sound to the jazz and blues sound with their respective festivals.
Hondarribia Blues Festival: from 13th to 16th July
The Hondarribia Blues Festival is held from the 13rd to the 16th of July and brings together artists and musical groups such as Star Blues, Kenny Neal, The Black Snakes, Marco Marchi & The Mojo Workers, White Towels Blues Band, JW-Jones & Charlie Baty (Blues Hondarribia Prize 2017), The JB’s James Brown Original Band and Annika Chambers, among others.
More information: www.blueshondarribia.com
Heineken Jazzaldia: from 20th to 25th July
The Heineken Jazzaldia takes over from the 20th to the 25th of July, celebrating this year its 52nd edition with performances by Wayne Shorter Quartet Feat (Danilo Pérez, John Patitucci, Brian Blade), Herbie Hancock Quintet, The Pretenders and Bryan Ferry, among others many.
More information: www.heinekenjazzaldia.eus