John Gammon of Pollstar reports that the organizers of the Bilbao BBK Live Festival — which is scheduled to take place June 21-22 and June 28-29 in Bilbao, Euskal Herria, Spain — are expecting IRON MAIDEN's headline day alone to attract a sellout crowd of 35,000.
Bilbao BBK Live Festival added a fourth day and cut itself in half to fit around the tour schedules for IRON MAIDEN, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, and METALLICA.
"We couldn't miss the opportunity to have those artists on the same festival," said Ibai Villapún, communications manager for promoter Last Tour International, explaining why the formerly three-day event now stretches across two weekends.
Last year, the first time Bilbao Live was staged, it attracted 43,616 people, but Villapún is expecting this year's longer bash to pull a total approaching 90,000.
Read more at www.pollstar.com.
Bilbao BBK Live Festival 2007 billing:
Thursday, June 21:
JULIETTE AND THE LICKS
Friday, June 22:
RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE
ONE DIRECTION DRIVE
Thursday, June 28:
FITO Y LOS FITIPALDIS
MUCHACHITO BOMBO INFIERNO
Friday, June 29:
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