Bilbao BBK Live is one of the leading festivals in Europe, located in a privileged natural setting that hosts up to 12 stages. A magical experience where you can enjoy nature, a gastronomic proposal designed by and for its public, a cosmopolitan city like Bilbao, and above all, the most exciting and groundbreaking musical variety.
Held every year in mid-July in Bilbao, Basque Country, located in northern Spain, this event has already welcomed more than one million attendees since its first edition in 2006. Renowned artists such as Gorillaz, The Strokes, Florence and The Machine, Depeche Mode or Radiohead have presided over its line-up over the years, along with risky proposals such as Childish Gambino, Brockhampton and Die Antwoord or music legends like Brian Wilson, The Police, Pixies or R.E.M.
In each edition up to 120,000 people attend Bilbao BBK Live throughout its three days in search of a magical experience to enjoy the natural space of Kobetamendi, a gastronomic proposal designed by and for its audience, a cosmopolitan city like Bilbao and above all, the most exciting and groundbreaking musical variety.
Mount Cobetas (Spanish: Monte Cobetas; Basque: Kobeta Mendi) is a mountain in the city of Bilbao, Spain. It is located southwest from the city center and stands 205 m (673 ft) high. It raises between the neighborhoods of Altamira and Zorroza, both located in the district Basurto-Zorroza. It was refurbished in 2005 and became the largest park of the city, with an area of 18.5 ha (46 acres). On the top stands the ruins of the Altamira Fort, used during the Spanish Civil War.
It is known locally as the location of the open air music festival Bilbao BBK Live, that takes place in July.