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Thursday 22nd of February 2018

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YouFest—the festival of the YouTube generation
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28 September  -29 September  

YouFest promises two days of live music, projections, conferences and extreme sports, divided between the Matadero and La Riviera, on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 September. The live music bill is impressive—Friday sees Primal Scream, Buraka Som Sistema, Danny MacAskill, Kreayshawn and El Guincho amongst others, whilst the Saturday line up includes Underworld, Rick Astley, Paul Potts (from the UK’s Britain’s Got Talent TV show), Diplo and Netsky. The Festival originated in Buenos Aires in 2010, and this is its first time on Spanish soil. All of the invited artists have clocked up success on YouTube, with the number of hits ranging from 142 and 128 million for Potts and Astley respectively, to 37 million for US rapper Kreayshawn or 20 million for Diplo. For this month’s music interview with Kreayshawn, see page 11.

YouFest, Fri, 28 & Sat, 29 Sept. La Riviera, P° Bajo de La Virgen, s/n (Metro: Puerta del Ángel/Príncipe Pio); Matadero Madrid, Paseo de la Chopera, 10 (Metro: Legazpi). Full pass, €75; day pass (both venues), €40; one day only, €30 (Matadero), €20 (La Riviera). For full details see www.you-fest.com

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