In the south of Spain there are a large number of destinations perfect for enjoying the best music and the most awaited musical events of the year, but surely few as complete, varied and with an extensive line-up as the festivals in Malaga.
A tourist destination that offers not only a large number of festivals, but also a wide range of activities and interesting places to visit, which to take advantage of properly, one of the best options to travel around the province of Malaga, is to resort to car hire as those offered by Yellowcar.
A wide range of music festivals in Malaga, perfect to enjoy with friends, family or as a couple, which every year attracts a greater number of people, excited to enjoy the best music and shows of the moment, in some of the most important Malaga music festivals, such as the Starlite Festival Marbella, the Weekend Beach, the Los Alamos Beach Festival, Puro Latino Fest Torremolinos or the recommended Starlite Festival Marbella among others.
Starlite Festival Marbella
Of the festivals in festivals in Malaga, the Starlite Festival Marbella is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated of the year, as this musical event is held in the Auditorio de la Cantera de Nagüeles, is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the best live shows of all kinds of genres, such as pop, rock, flamenco, jazz and electronic music.
To get there, you can take a taxi, a bus or a private car. Because of its location, it is very convenient for those travelling from Malaga airport, as it is possible to hire a car from Yellowcar for a few days to enjoy this and other recommended Malaga music festivals.
Tickets can be purchased on the festival’s official website, and this year, the confirmed artists are: Anastasia, Andrés Calamaro, Antonio José Carlos Rivera, David Bisbal, Farruquito, Gipsy Kings, India Martínez, Israel Fernández, Lionel Richie, Lola Indigo, Ludovico Einaudi, Norah Jones, Sara Baras, Sebastián Yatra, Taburete and Vicente Amigo.
Another of the most recommended Malaga music festival is this interesting Weekend Beach, which in its eighth edition in Torre del Mar will take place from 5 to 8 July 2023 on the Poniente Beach. The event will feature a selection of national and international artists, including Maluma, Fangoria, Sidecars, Mala Rodriguez, Dani Fernández, Kiko Veneno, Delaossa, Muerdo Dremen, La Regadera, Jose de las Heras, El Niño del Albayzin, Love YI, and the best electronic music with Alisha, Cera Khin, Héctor Oaks, Miguel Bastida, Seb Zito, and Oliver Gil, among other artists to be confirmed.
Another of the most recommended festivals in Malaga is Marenostrum Fuengirola, a must for lovers of the best music festivals in Malaga, where you can enjoy the best live music in a unique setting very close to the sea, next to the hillside of the Sohail Castle in Fuengirola.
Due to its location, it is very easy and convenient to reach, whether you go by public transport, rented or own vehicle, being a perfect opportunity to enjoy this year some of the best artists of the moment, which in this 2023 has already confirmed their presence, from Fulanita Fest, Pablo Alborán, Martita de Graná, Robbie Williams, Cosquín Rock, Ultra Beach Costa del Sol, Kany García, Tini, Hombres G, Morat, Locos por la Música, Luna Sur, Boombastic Day and Manuel Carrasco, among others.
Los Álamos Beach Festival
Equally interesting, Los Alamos Beach Festival on the beach of the same name, in the municipality of Torremolinos, about 10 km southwest of the centre of Malaga, is another event to mark for the best live techno music in southern Spain.
You can easily get there by car, taxi, rented car, or bus from Malaga. There is also a train station in Torremolinos which is a 15 to 20 minute walk from the festival, which is known for its electronic music, with a variety of genres such as techno, house, EDM and more.
Tickets can be purchased from the festival’s official website or from authorised outlets, but it is advisable to buy your tickets in advance, as the festival tends to sell out quite quickly. It is worth noting that some of the artists confirmed for this year so far are Alesso, Don Diablo, J Balvin, Joris Voorn, Kase.O, Nathy Peluso and Nervo, among many others.
Puro Latino Fest Torremolinos
Last but not least, another of the best festivals in Malaga for summer 2023, with the most lively and Latin music of the moment,
This live music festival is held on the esplanade of the Torremolinos Exhibition Centre, which is located about 7 km southwest of the centre of Malaga. You can get there by car, taxi or bus from Malaga, although the most convenient way is to hire a car, especially if you are travelling with friends or as a couple. There is also a train station in Torremolinos which is a 10 to 15 minute walk from the festival.
For this musical event in Malaga, you can buy tickets on the official website of the festival or at authorized points of sale in Malaga and Torremolinos, being advisable as with previous festivals, to buy them in advance to enjoy the best Latin music, with a variety of genres such as reggaeton, trap and hip-hop.
This event also offers the opportunity to enjoy the best artists of the moment, such as Quevedo, Eladio Carrión, Mora, Morad, Zion & Lennox, Alvama Ice (DJ set), Gente de Zona, Sech, Jowell & Randy, Bryant Myers, RVFV, Omar Montes or José de las Heras among other groups and artists.
There will also be performances by national and international DJs of the moment, who will get the whole audience dancing, in one of the festivals that every year attracts a greater number of people who want to enjoy the best festivals in Malaga.