Thirty new acts have been added to the huge 2020 Mad Cool festival line-up, including Sam Fender, Clairo, Glass Animals and Placebo. Other acts announced today include the likes of Parcels, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, City & Colour and Dinosaur Pile Up.
Sam Fender and company join the likes of Taylor Swift, The Killers, Billie Eilish, Twenty One Pilots, Pixies, Alt-J and Tove-Lo and Foals who were among the first wave of acts announced for the 2020 Mad Cool event.
Headlining the 2020 Mad Cool Festival marks Taylor Swift’s first appearance in Spain in over nine years. The pop sensation will be celebrating her acclaimed seventh album Lover by taking it out on the road, with appearances including Werchter Boutique in Belgium, The Waldbühne in Berlin, Oslo Somertid in Norway, Roskilde Festival, France’s Festival De Nimes, and Nos Alive in Portugal.
“The ‘Lover album’ is open fields, sunsets, + SUMMER,” wrote Swift on Twitter. “I want to perform it in a way that feels authentic. I want to go to some places I haven’t been and play festivals. Where we didn’t have festivals, we made some. Introducing, Lover Fest East + West!”
The Madrid festival will also see sets from an array of acts including Wolf Alice, Charli XCX, Rex Orange County, Phoebe Bridgers and Tom Misch. The event is due to take place from 8 to 11 July 2020.
Tickets for the event are now on sale. For tickets and for further information about the 2020 Mad Cool Festival, please visit the event’s official website.
Mad Cool Festival is also reviewing its prices and is starting the ticket sale at 65 Euros for a day ticket, a 4-day pass for 159 Euros, and a 3-day pass for 149 Euros. These prices will be valid for the first 15,000 tickets sold.
A VIP day pass meanwhile, costs 150 Euros and 3/4 day passes are selling for 400 Euros and 350 Euros respectively.
Last year, Mad Cool festival saw the likes of The Cure, The National, Iggy Pop, The 1975, Vampire Weekend, Bon Iver, Robyn, Sharon Van Etten, Yonaka, The Gossip, Lauryn Hill appearing at the event.