The fourth edition of Mad Cool, which will reduce the daily capacity in 5,000 people in favor of greater comfort, will count on its poster with The Smashing Pumpkins Y Noel Gallagher, according to those revealed today by their leaders in a meeting with the press.
The appointment, to be held between July 11 and 13 in the Spanish capital, had already announced in the previous weeks that it will count in 2019 with concerts of Bon Iver, The Cure, The National, Vampire Weekend and Vetusta Morla, among others.
Recently awarded for the poster of its third edition by the British magazine NME, the fourth celebration of Mad Cool in Madrid will include in its offer many more artists confirmed today, such as The Hives, Teenage Fanclub, Bonobo, Greta Van Fleet, Jorja Smith, Tash Sultana and Wolfmother.
Along with this new advance of the poster, already available on the website of the event, the distribution has been presented for days, with Bon Iver, Gallagher and Vampire Weekend at the opening; The National, Smashing Pumpkins and Vetusta Morla on Friday and The Cure at the close.
Mad Cool Festival 2019 will repeat the headquarters of its third edition, that gathered 240,000 people in three days, making it the most attended meeting in Spain.
As reported, this generated an economic impact of 64.6 million euros in the region from an initial investment of 21.2 million, which makes it the giant of Spanish festivals in this regard, have highlighted their responsible.
"For every euro invested public, 50 euros have been generated", they have underlined, without forgetting the incidents that especially muddied the opening of last year, with kilometric queues at the entrances.
To lighten the physical space and facilitate transit, for example, they have cited as novelties that will go from seven to six scenarios and that the VIP zones will be eliminated in front of them, object of criticism even on the part of musicians like Josh Homme.
In addition, even the international public (about 35,000 people in 2018) They will receive the entrance bracelets in their home to reduce queues and a "special mobility plan" will be created together with the public administrations from and to the city center free of charge for the mere fact of wearing the wristband.
Equally important for the comfort of the attendees is that it reduces to 75,000 people the general capacity per day (the previous one was 80,000) and that the bar meters will be extended.
The City Council of Madrid has also announced that it is planned that in the future there will be a "more protective" enclosure promoted by IFEMA, owner of the same, with anti-noise screens that protect the surrounding neighbors.
Ticket sales start on Monday December 3 at 160 euros the tickets and 65 euros a day entrance for the general public, with part of the collection destined to a social cause.