The Bilbao BBK Live is a festival of pop and rock music that is held annually in July in the Spanish city of Bilbao, and is one of the most important in the state.
The first edition was promoted by Bilbao City Council and the music promoter Last Tour in 2006 under the name Bilbao Live Festival. After the success of this first edition, in 2007 the Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa savings bank was added to the festival.
The entire event takes place over three or four days in a special enclosure built for the occasion on the slopes of Mount Cobetas, located southwest of the capital.
PPerformers of the calibre of Coldplay, The Police, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, REM, Depeche Mode, The Black Crowes, Iron Maiden, Fito & Fitipaldis, Lenny Kravitz, Blondie, Suede, Guns n' Roses, Placebo, Ben Harper, Jane's Addiction, Jack Johnson... have all performed at the festival.