The Primavera Sound festival has been held in Barcelona since 2001 and has established itself as a world reference in the urban festival model. The musical selection is based on eclecticism and coherence but also on risk. Music so that viewers of different generations can fully enjoy the experience of live music with pop, rock and more underground trends in dance music as protagonists.
Primavera Sound 2022: an impressive line-up to celebrate its 20th anniversary
This year's concerts take place at the Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona from June 2 to 4 and from June 9 to 11, but there will also be many concerts in different spaces in Barcelona, which will expand the musical offer throughout 11 days. This parallel program is called Primavera a la Ciutat and is held from June 5 to 8. The culmination of the 20th anniversary celebration will take place on Sunday, June 12 with the Brunch -On The Beach party, an authentic feast of live music.
In this edition of Primavera Sound, more than 400 artists will take to the stage. It will be an unprecedented deployment for a global urban festival. And as if that were not enough, in between, a spectacular edition of Primavera a la Ciutat that will spread over 150 concerts throughout Barcelona.
The most outstanding
From June 2 to 4
- The Strokes, Tame Impala, Tyler, The Creator, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Gorillaz, Pavement, Massive Attack, Jorja Smith, The National and Beck headline the opening weekend.
From June 9 to 11
- The second weekend will feature Dua Lipa, Lorde, Megan Thee Stallion, Interpol and Yeah Yeah Yeahs as well as The Strokes, Tame Impala and Tyler, The Creator, among others, who will repeat their performance.
From June 5 to 8
- Beck, Megan Thee Stallion, Interpol, Jamie xx, Jorja Smith and Disclosure dj set are the standard-bearers of the spectacular program of Primavera a la Ciutat.
And the last day... Everyone to the beach!
- Brunch -On the Beach, a daytime party with sea views led by the three brightest stars of today's electronic music, such as Nina Kraviz, Amelie Lens and Peggy Gou, accompanied in this case by the dj set by Nicola Cruz, Monolink, Anika Kunst, Chaos in the CBD, Hector Oaks, Joyhauser and Malika.
International meeting with talks, conferences, workshops, showcases and meetings, which is held in parallel to the festival, aimed at professionals in the music industry. Since its first edition in 2010, it has become an international benchmark for independent music.
News and updates from Primavera Sound
Primavera Sound has created the Primavera Sound Foundation, which was born with the aim of bringing together all the corporate social responsibility actions that were already being carried out since the festival to integrate them into the daily life of Sant Adrià de Besòs and the Besòs and Maresme neighborhoods and Diagonal Mar, where its headquarters have been located. A space of confluence between music, education, social integration, feminism and sustainability.
The 20th Anniversary of Primavera Sound has been declared an Event of Special Interest with the strong support of the Ministry of Culture and Sport. A distinction that recognizes Primavera Sound as one of the most important cultural events in Spain, as well as one of the best music festivals on an international level. The 20th Anniversary of Primavera Sound will be a historic milestone in Spanish culture, being the first international music festival in our country with this cultural distinction.
The consolidation of Primavera Sound has allowed the festival to expand its borders in the last year and add new destinations: the festival lands in 2022 in Los Angeles, Santiago de Chile, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires, in addition to Porto, where it has been present since 2012.
NOTE: Due to Primavera Sound being canceled for two consecutive years due to the pandemic, and most ticket holders keeping their tickets, tickets that went on sale last year sold out in one day. Right now, to get a ticket or subscription, the only thing you can do is sign up for the waiting list.
How to get there
Metro: L4 El Maresme - Fòrum
Bus: H16, H14, 7, 136, V31, 143 (6:30 am - 11:15 pm aprox) / N6, N7 (11:00 pm - 06:00 am aprox) / Shuttle Bus from Parc del Fòrum - Plaça Catalunya (Thursday 12:00 am - 5:00 am, Friday 2:00 am - 5:00 am) / Tourist Bus (green route, bus stop Fòrum)