Mad Cool Festival

Mad Cool

When: 11-13 July

Where: Madrid, Spain

Who’s headlining: Bon Iver, The National and The Cure

Who else is playing: Vampire Weekend, The 1975, The Smashing Pumpkins, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, The Hives, Alma, Bonobo, Jorja Smith, Jon Hopkins

Tickets: €79 day ticket, €175 for the three days

Rather than select a couple of 2019’s festival circuit headliners, Madrid’s rising mega-gig just went ahead and booked pretty much all of them. Talk about a one-stop shop for rock.