AFTER an exhilarating three days, the second edition of the international festival Cala Mijas concluded yesterday, marking the farewell to the last summer festival of 2023. Over the course of three days, set amidst eucalyptus trees, the sea, and mountains, the Sonora Mijas venue and El Torreón in Cala de Mijas town became the vibrant stages for countless hours of music, dancing, and boundless joy.

Cala Mijas festival, a celebration of music, art, and community, opened its doors to eager festival-goers on the 31st of August, 2023. Set against the picturesque backdrop of Cala Mijas, the festival welcomed a diverse crowd of attendees, uniting under the banner of artistic exploration and cultural immersion. In its latest edition, Cala Mijas festival delivered an exceptional three-day program featuring an eclectic lineup of both international and local artists, captivating performances and unforgettable memories.

Thursday, witnessed a cascade of talent at the festival, as luminaries from the music realm took command of the stages. Siouxsie’s timeless allure graced the Sunrise Stage, while Idles ignited the crowd with their raw and unapologetic performance. Baxter Dury presented his latest album, ‘I Thought I Was Better Than You’, for the first time in Spain and the Foals delivered a high energy performance of all their fan favourite bangers celebrating a decade of their track ‘My Number’. The festival’s first nightfall was crowned with Amaia‘s sweetness in a magical show.

Friday, the iconic band, The Strokes, treated the audience to an electrifying performance, featuring classics from their groundbreaking debut album, ‘Is This It’, including the timeless classic, ‘Hard To Explain’. Underworld’s legendary electronic beats created an atmosphere of euphoria. M83′s French-inspired electronic vibes and synth-pop captivated the audience, whilst Acid Arab transported the crowd to exotic realms until the early morning hours.

Saturday, Florence + The Machine‘s ethereal presence cast a spell over the audience, as the British singer selected the festival as the grand finale for her Dance Fever tour, sharing the momentous occasion with her dedicated audience. While Arca‘s avant-garde brilliance pushed the boundaries of sonic innovation. Belle & Sebastian‘s melodic prowess charmed the crowd, and The Blaze ignited a visual and auditory spectacle that left hearts racing.

Cala Mijas festival will return in 2024 between August 29, 30, and 31 at Sonora Mijas. For more information please visit: