Pearl Jam, Dua Lipa, The Smashing Pumpkins and Avril Lavigne are some of the first confirmed artists for the next edition of the Madrid festival Mad Cool, which will take place between July 10 and 13. It was in a meeting with the press held this Monday in which the organization of the event revealed other names of its seventh edition such as Janelle Monáe, Sum 41, Black Pumas, Jessie Ware, Bring Me The Horizon and Arlo Parks.
With one more day than in its previous call, Mad Cool will begin the programming on Wednesday, July 10 with Dua Lipa, The Smashing Pumpkins, Janelle Monáe, Garbage, Rels B, Nothing But Thieves, Tom Odell, James Arthur and Soccer Mommy, among others. Pearl Jam, who were already protagonists of this festival in 2018, return as headliners on July 11, in which more rock will be performed by Greta Van Fleet and the Spanish project Motxila 21, made up of 15 musicians with Down syndrome .
Keane, Michael Kiwanuka, Bomb Estéreo, Mando Diao, Sofi Tukker They will also participate in that day. On Friday, July 12, the guitars will continue to sound outside thanks to Sum 41, Black Pumas and Tom Morello. It will once again be a day that combines diverse sounds thanks to artists like Jessie Ware. Already on Saturday, July 13, as a closing, the protagonists will be Bring Me The Horizon and Avril Lavigne, who had not played in Spain since her last visit to Madrid in 2007.
The Gaslight Anthem, Arlo Parks, Ashnikko and The Blessed Madonna will also be in the musical offering that day. There are even more artists to be announced in the coming weeks, as reported by the organization, which has also confirmed that there will be changes and improvements in the facilities (as in the location of the bathrooms) after the problems recorded last year at the opening of the Iberdrola Music, south of the city.