A week of music, cinema, radio and parties curated by The xx from 6th – 11th July 2018 at Bilbao, Spain.
Tuesday 15th May 2018 – The xx today announce further line up and programme details for their highly anticipated Night + Day Bilbao event. The six-day event, incorporating music, cinema, radio and parties curated by The xx, will take place in multiple venues across the Spanish city of Bilbao from 6th-11th July ahead of the band’s headline appearance at Bilbao BBK Live festival on 13th July.
Night + Day Bilbao is the latest installment of The xx’s acclaimed Night + Day series of events. Originally launched by the band in 2013 as a series of personally curated, music-focused, one-day events in unique venues in Lisbon, Berlin and London, Night + Day transformed and expanded in 2017 with Night + Day Brixton: a multi-day, multi-venue, celebration of the arts, incorporating live music, club nights, a film festival, collaborations with local charities and bespoke broadcasting that took place over eight days in Brixton, south London. You can see a full Night + Day Brixton round up here:
The latest Night + Day Bilbao details to be announced are:
Jamie xx at Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Wednesday 11th July – FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCED
On Wednesday 11th July, Jamie xx will headline a special event at the world famous Museo Guggenheim Bilbao. The full line up, curated by The xx, can today be announced and will see Jamie joined by an incredible line up of John Talabot, Honey Dijon, Peggy Gou, Jayda G, Joy Orbison b2b Jon Rust, Lorenzo Senni (live) and Smerz (live) performing across two stages.
The xx has partnered with PLUS1 for the upcoming Night + Day festival so that €1 from every ticket will go to support local grassroots organizations bringing equity, dignity, and access to communities in Bilbao who most need it.
Night + Day Cinema in collaboration with Zinegoak Festival, Saturday 7th – Monday 9th July
The xx will team up with Zinegoak Festival, Bilbao’s prestigious GayLesboTrans International Film and Performing Arts Festival, for three days of curated film programming. The selection will focus on the latest national and international productions that address sexual diversity. Films, shorts, documentaries and more.
Night + Day Cinema will take place 7th-9th July at Bilborock, a former 17th century church converted into one of Bilbao’s most popular arts centres. Full programme and ticket details will be announced soon via thexxnightandday.com.
Zinegoak, now in its 15th year, is Bilbao’s prestigious GayLesboTrans International Film and Performing Arts Festival. It is held in February in the city of Bilbao, and in a large number of Basque towns in March. Previous editions of Zinegoak brought together over 10,000 spectators, with effects rippling through the Basque Country and beyond. Zinegoak’s cultural program is renowned for their focus on quality cinema and performing arts. Likewise, all related activities and events are based on and foster not only non-discrimination on grounds of affective bonds, sexuality or identity issues, but also the denunciation of recurring human rights violations throughout the world, while striving to increase visibility of new family models. More information via
Night + Day Radio
Night + Day Radio will broadcast daily from 1-7pm throughout Night + Day Bilbao via thexxnightandday.com. Broadcasting live from the creative hub of locals DRØM Studio, the radio programme will feature live sessions, DJ sets and special appearances from local artists and festival acts, as well as Bilbao friends
Further Night + Day Bilbao information can be found at thexxnightandday.com.
12 -14 July 2018
Kobetamendi, Bilbao, Spain
3-Day Tickets from 135€
Taking place on Bilbao’s Kobetamendi Mountain in the heart of the Basque Country, Bilbao BBK Live’s 2018 headliners include The xx, Gorillaz, My Bloody Valentine, Childish Gambino, Florence & The Machine, The Chemical Brothers, James, David Byrne, Friendly Fires, Jungle and many more. Plus, the xx will also bring their Night + Day festival to Bilbao during the event, curating a week of music and cultural events in the city streets.
FLORENCE + THE MACHINE
ALT-J/ CHILDISH GAMBINO
BOMBA ESTÉREO/ CIGARETTES AFTER SEX/ MOUNT KIMBIE
BAD GYAL/ GAZ COOMBES/ ISEO & DODOSOUND/ PARQUET COURTS/ TEMPLES / BAD SOUNDS
ED IS DEAD (LIVE BAND)/ LET’S EAT GRANDMA/ LUKIEK/ MARÍA ARNAL I MARCEL BEGÉS
MELENAS/ MORGAN/ QUENTIN GAS & LOS ZÍNGAROS/ RURAL ZOMBIES/ EDU ANMU/ INNMIR
Basoa: MODESELEKTOR dj set/ PROSUMER/ OPTIMO (ESPACIO)/ SKATEBARD/ CORA NOVOA
THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS
MY BLOODY VALENTINE
DAVID BYRNE/ FRIENDLY FIRES
KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD
FAT WHITE FAMILY/ MEUTE/ MEXRRISSEY/ NEUMAN/ PORCHES/ SOPHIE
ANTEROS/ BORROKAN/ CAROLINA DURANTE/ CECILIA PAYNE/ GENGAHR/ PET FENNEC
NUNATAK/ DARK DJ/ HAL9000/ ROCK NIGHTS
Basoa: BEN UFO/ HUNEE/ AVALON EMERSON/ DEKMANTEL SOUNDSYSTEM/ DJ FRA
NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS
BENJAMINE CLEMENTINE/ FISCHERSPOONER
HOT CHIP MEGAMIX/ JAMES/ JUNGLE
ANA CURRA/ BEJO/ COOPER/ NILÜFER YANYA
TRIÁNGULO DE AMOR BIZARRO/ YOUNG FATHERS
ANEGURIA/ EME / GREENCLASS/ JOE LA REINA/ LAS ODIO/ THE ZEPHYR BONES
YONAKA/ DANILESS/ DJ MATO/ DJ GÖO
Basoa: JOHN TALABOT/ ANTHONY NAPLES/ YOUNG MARCO/ SAMO DJ/ DANIEL BAUGHMAN
General Admission 3-Day Ticket | 135€ + booking fee
3 Day Campsite Access | 10€ + booking fee
Book now at bilbaobbklive.com