Come to listen to the best electro and house music to Sónar Barcelona this summer!
Are you ready to dance? Sónar Barcelona music festival will make you move to the rhythm of the best electronic and house music this July! One of Barcelona’s top music festivals will host stars of the electro scene such as Paul Kalkbrenner and Underworld. Get your tickets and come to Fira Montjuic and Fira Gran Vía between 18th and 20th of July to have the time of your life!
Sónar is an art, design, and electronic and advanced music festival. It rose from a passion for the music of three young men. Robles and Enric Palau, and Sergi Caballero founded the festival in 1994 in Barcelona. Since the beginning, the festival has been divided into two parts: Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night. Each part is located at a different venue. While Sónar by Day will host concerts at Fira Montjuic during the day time, Sónar by Night opens its door at Fira Gran Vía at 8:30 pm.
Over the last decade, Sónar has gained an international reputation and hosted events all over the world. Besides that, annual festivals under Sónar flagship are currently taking place in Bogota, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, Reykjavik, and Istanbul.
Artists such as Björk, Duran Duran, Grace Jones, Gorillaz, Skrillex, Diplo, and many others have performed at Sónar. Which interprets can you look forward at this year’s Sónar Barcelona edition? We won’t keep you in suspense any longer. Apart from Paul Kalkbrenner and Underworld with their most famous song “Born Slippy“, the festival will also welcome other great names of the music scene. Here are some of them:
ASAP Rocky: Rakim Mayers, known by his stage name ASAP Rocky, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. His album Long. Live. A$AP debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
Andy C: Andrew Clarke is an English DJ and record producer. He is the co-founder of RAM Records, a pioneering force in the drum and bass genre. He is the only DJ to receive in excess of 20 annual ‘Best DJ’ titles.
Amelie Lens: A Belgian electronic music DJ and record producer. In recent months the DJ from Antwerp has played extensively in the US, with stops in Washington, Miami, New York, and Montreal, gaining a number of high profile fans along the way.
Disclosure DJ Set: Perhaps the most famous production duo working in contemporary house music. Howard and Guy Lawrence will come to Sónar by Night armed with a raft of new material, some of which will form the basis of their upcoming LP.
At Sónar Barcelona will be very diverse and suitable for all tastes and tolerances. Therefore, there will be an extensive selection of food trucks at both Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night. In addition, the main focus will be on organic products and artisanal techniques from around the world.
You can purchase four types of tickets for the Sónar Barcelona 2019. Sonar Pass will allow you to enjoy both Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night for the duration of the whole festival. 2-Night Ticket provides access to Sónar by Night only. Both types of tickets are also available as a VIP version giving you many benefits such as free VIP busses, free wi-fi, and exclusive restaurant and bar services.
When the date of the festival comes, you will be required to exchange your entry ticket for a wristband at given check-in points. The wristband will allow you to access the festival area and pay for anything purchased there. Therefore, you will be able to add credit to the wristband using cash or a credit card to buy your favorite drink at the venue!
How to get there?
Sónar by Day – Fira Montjuïc, Avinguda Rius i Taulet
- Metro: L1 and L3, station Espanya
- Bus: D20, H12, H16, V7, 13, 23, 27, 37, 46, 50, 65, 79, 91, 109, 150 and 165
Sónar by Night – Fira Gran Via L’Hospitalet, Av. Joan Carles I
- Metro: L9 Sud, station Fira
- Bus: H12, V3, 37, 46, 65, 79, 109, 125, N1, N15, N16 and N17
- SonarBus: Line1 – from Sónar by Day to Sónar by Night, Friday and Saturday from 8:30 pm to midnight, Line 2 – uninterrupted bus service from Plaça de les Drassanes and Sónar by Night, Friday and Saturday from 8:30 pm to 8:00 am
Sónar Barcelona is an event you shouldn’t miss! Get your friends and head off to one of Barcelona’s most famous festivals to experience an unforgettable summer! We can’t wait to see you all there!