In Barcelona we came first really warm spring days, means, that summer is just around the corner and soon will again feature the best known and loved by all party-goers Sónar Festival (accent on the letter «o»).
This year it will take place from 18 by 20 June, as usual, will please fans of electronic music performances of the most advanced and fashionable DJs and musicians from around the world. The audience, too, from many different countries at the festival, for many it has long been a tradition to be selected in June in Barcelona for a week non-stop partying.
At this year's Sonar festival will be:
FKA Twigs, Floating Points, Flying Lotus, Autechre, Stereo Bomb, Die Antwoord, Dj Tennis, Dubfire: live Hybrid, Duran Duran, Headbirds, Hot Chip, Jamie Jones, Jamie xx, Kasper Bjørke, Laurent Garnier, Maya Jane Coles, Scuba, Seth Troxler, Skrillex, Squarepusher, Róisín Murphy, The Bug, The Chemical Brothers, Tiga live, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs and many other.
As you may already know, day of the festival "Sonar Dia" runs from 12-00 to 23-00 in the exhibition center near the Plaza Espanya in the open air Fira Montjuïc, and night "Sonar Noche" is carried out on the territory of another large-scale expo Fira Gran Via with 21-00 to 6 in the morning.
On each of the activities for 3 tantspola, which at the same time are performances of various artists. So you will have to make a choice, Who exactly do you want to hear and for whom dance. the, who are not particularly fond of the super-massive events, It should be borne in mind, that night Sonar is a giant rave, where hanging out around the same time 20 thousands of people. On the daily Sonar lot less people, Although still in the performances of the most famous groups is closely.
To 6 It may have the opportunity to buy a season ticket for all the activities of the official Sonar for 160 € (with 7 May to the beginning of the festival it will cost 195 €). Ticket for two night party Sonar worth 125 €, One night 72 € and 54 € a day Sonar. Buy Tickets here.
In parallel with the official Sonar with him day and night program, Barcelona these days simply sparkles parties. Each club, in a cafe near the sea or on the beach just a week 18 by 25 June will be a huge number of parties. These parties are in the category Off Sonar and we will write about them later. Entrance to these events usually costs between 20 to 60 €, buy tickets for each party separately. they, who do not like too long queues and the masses of people, have long come to Barcelona only, to go to a party Off Sonar format. They are less widespread and often much more interesting, than the official part of the festival.