Music Events & Festivals in Barcelona

As for music festivals, best known are the Sónar Festival and the Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona , and the FIB Benicassim , a city located just over 2 hours from the city.

Festivals are taking place in fairgrounds, such as the Parc del Forum or Fira de Barcelona in Plaça d'Espanya , where have been and are still playing the most international artists: Bruce Springsteen , Shakira , Madonna, Beyonce ...

Primavera Sound Festival

Primavera Sound The Primavera Sound Festival is celebrated in late May in Barcelona.

Since the very begining, in 2001 , has always been the festival of the independent music scene reference . With the passage of time has gained prestige , nowadays are renowed artists in its programming.

Festival bet on mainly pop , rock and underground electronic music trends and dance.

For the Primavera's there is a transformation in the city , different spaces are enabled in the Parc del Forum for concerts during the festival , and Barcelona is full of young people wanting good music.
Primavera Sound Tickets

Sónar Festival

Sonar festivalSónar is the International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art of Barcelona.

It is celebrated during three days in June . It brings to the city a breath of new flows and electronic dance music . In his poster there are both artists very well known and consolidated, and the most innovative ones.

Sónar Barcelona takes place in 2 locations , depending on time of day or night :

Sonar by Day : celebrated at the fairground Fira Montjuïc in Plaça Espanya, with a concerts area and the area of Sonar + D , which focuses on new and emerging artists.

Sonar by Night : held on La Fira Gran Via de L' Hospitalet , where the best known and relevant international artists are featured .