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Welcome back to the second day of Mad Cool 2023!
The sun is shining, and Madrid’s festival-goers are out in force for today’s star-studded lineup.
Sam Smith draws a massive crowd at the Mad Cool stage
“Welcome to my gay cabaret,” says Smith, as they run through a set of wardrobe changes that were as impressive as the hit-stacked setlist.
Smith is loving every second
The global star beams at their audience between every song, drinking in the atmosphere.
Welcome to the jungle
‘Jungle’ draws plenty of cheers from the crowd at Tash Sultana’s stellar set.
Judging by the sea of Queens t-shirts around today, fans have waited all day for this set.
Hit, hit, hit
Josh Homme and co blitz through ‘Lullabies To Paralyze’ to ‘In Times New Roman’ in a career-spanning performance.
Songs for the soon-to-be deaf
A one-two of ‘Go With The Flow’ and ‘A Song For The Dead’ closes out Queens Of The Stone Age’s set out with a bang.
Over at The Loop, DJ Gigola keeps the good times rolling
Hands up to the sky, ravers!
Ich Bin Ready?
Superstar DJs, here we go!
Mumford And Sons wound down the Mad Cool Stage
The folk band deliver a much-needed wind down for those breathless QOTSA fans.
Delaporte makes a grand entrance
Here’s hometown heroes Delaporte smashing their set on the Ouigo Stage.
The Black Keys close out day two of Mad Cool 2023 in style.
Word has it that chants of ‘Lonely Boy’ echoed continued to echo through the night.
Done and dusted
Now it’s time to get ready to do it all over again tomorrow…
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