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Sonar Festival is a three-day electronic and advanced music festival in Barcelona. Created in 1994, Sonar Festival is a pioneering cultural event with a unique format and content. It’s first class reputation as a leading reference for international festivals is thanks to it’s attention in curation, combining a playful nature, the avant-garde, and experimentation with newest trends in dance and electronic music.

Positioned at the cutting edge of the electronic music landscape and it’s interactions with digital culture, Sonar Festival is able to unite established artists with emerging talent, in all areas of musical and audiovisual production.

Sonar Barcelona’s activities are divided into two main locations: Sónar by Day, located in Fira Montjuïc, concerts and dj’s, showcases and Sónar+D; the international congress focused on the digital creative industries and dedicated to creating professional, business and networking opportunities.

Sonar Festival by Night is located at the Fira Gran Via de L’Hospitalet, and hosts live shows and dj sets from the biggest names in international music.

Sónar+D presents a series of activities designed to be of use to the various creative communities, providing development sessions, opportunities to exchange ideas and tools, as well as opportunities to secure financing. Sónar+D follows all of the stages of the creative process with one goal: To facilitate and improve relationship between creativity, technology, innovation and business in an organic setting geared towards new creative and professional profiles.

Sonar Festival was postponed to 17 – 19 June 2021, due to the coronavirus outbreak. Purchased tickets can be carried over to the 2021 edition. You can read the festival’s statement here

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Sónar Festival 2021 Lineup

Lineup will be announced closer to the festival.

Sonar by Day

Afrojuice195 / Airaboi / Alina Pash / Âme / B1N0 / Badsista / Battles / Califato ¾ / Carles Viarnès & Alba G. Corral / Chenta Tsai – Baobae / Channel Tres / Chico Blanco / Dead Normal / DJ Marcelle/Another Nice Mess / DJ Python / Egosex / Folamour / Gela / Hidrogenesse / Howling / Ivy Barkakati / James Murphy / Jayda G / Juicy Bae / Jyoty / Kaydy Cain / KiNK / Lechuga Zafiro / Koreless / Lindstrøm / Lost Souls of Saturn / Lous and the Yakuza / manara / Maria Arnal I Marcel Bagés / MC Yallah & Debmaster / Miret / Morad / Ms. Nina / Nara Is Neus / Niño de Elche / Nu Guinea [live band] / People You May Know / Pixel De Stael / Polo & Pan / Princess Nokia / Reykjavik606 / Rojuu / Ryoichi Kurokawa – Subassemblies / SAMA’Sega Bodega / Telefon Tel Aviv / Tomm¥ €A$H / Virginie / Wesphere

Sonar by Night

2manydjs [DJ set] / AJ Tracey / ANNA / Arca / Avalon Emerson / Batu / The Black Madonna / The Blaze / Carl Cox / Charlotte De Witte / The Chemical Brothers / Conducta / Critical Soundsystem / Dave / Despacio (James Murphy + 2manydjs) / DJOHNSTON / Eric Prydz / ETM / Giant Swan / Headie One / Helena Hauff / Ikram Bouloum / Job Jobse / Joy Orbison / Kelman Duran / La Fleur / Laurent Garnier / Lucient / Max Cooper – Yearning For The Infinite / Mbodj / Shanti Celeste / Midland & Shanti Celeste / Mura Masa / Nihiloxica / Or:la / Project Pablo [live] / Reinier Zonneveld [live] / Richie Hawtin / Royce Rolo / Skee Mask / TNGHT / Venus X

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BY BUS

Many Bus routes serve both events and Sonar Festival has also its own dedicated shuttle bus for transfers between the Day and Night events for €2.50.

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For Sonar Festival by day, the nearest Metro stop is Espanya, which is served by Metro lines 1 & 3. For Sonar Festival by night the nearest station is Europa-Fira, which is also accessible by various FGC trains.

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The closest airport to Barcelona is El-Prat, with various options to get to the centre.

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