Sónar Barcelona


Although they have waited as long as possible, Sónar has announced that due to the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 editions of Sónar Barcelona and Sónar +D are postponed to 2021. The 27th edition of Sónar Barcelona and the 9th edition of Sónar + D will be held on June 17, 18 and 19, 2021. Whoever bought a ticket or a professional accreditation will receive an email from the organization on May 19, with detailed information on all the advantages to keep them. by 2021, or to request a refund. Sónar will hold an extraordinary edition of Sónar + D on September 18 and 19 at the Center de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), the space where he was born and grew up. This special edition will be called Sónar +D CCCB.

Sónar started in 1994 and today has become an international reference among the festivals of electronic dance music. The festival brings together established artists and new talents in all fields of musical and audiovisual production, and as a global event aims to connect creativity and technology disciplines, in both sectors the public and the private.

Since 2002 Sónar has organized over 50 festivals in different parts of the world, adapting its philosophy at unique spaces and environments to present the most interesting international talent and the country where it takes place. In previous years, the festival has traveled to Reykjavik and Tokyo to New York and many other cities.

Buy Sónar 2020 tickets

The activities of Sónar Barcelona are held in two large spaces:

Fira Montjuïc for the Sónar by Day

With concerts, showcases and Sonar + D, whose main aim is to discover and promote new talents

Fira Gran Via L'Hospitalet for Sonar by Night

With the big shows where the most important and leading international music names are presented.

About 2020 Sónar edition

The Sónar festival reaches its 27th edition in 2020 and returns to its usual June dates with a program that brings together heroes of contemporary clubbing and cutting-edge electronics, and emerging figures from the trap and urban rhythms around the world. In Sónar 2020, the expected electronic show of the year by The Chemical Brothers stands out; the only exclusive concert in 2020 of the French duo THE BLAZE; the spectacular show of Swedish DJ and progressive house producer Eric Prydz; and the return to the DESPACIO clubbing festival with James Murphy and 2manydjs. In the DJs section, the festival brings us to the first international division: Carl Cox, Richie Hawtin, Helena Hauff, Âme, Laurent Garnier, Joy Orbison, Avalon Emerson, Charlotte de Witte, 2manydjs, The Black Madonna and the cosmic and multidisciplinary project Lost Souls Of Saturn, which unites one of the world's most popular DJs, Seth Troxler, with respected New York sound engineer Phil Moffa. Check here the full program for days.

Schedule of Sónar 2020

  • Sónar by Day: Thursday 18: 1:00 pm - 12:00 am. / Friday 19 and Saturday 20: 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm.
  • Sónar by Night: Opening of the doors at 9:00 pm.

How to get to Fira Montjuïc (Sónar by Day)

From Barcelona

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Bus D20, D40, H12, H16, V7, 13, 23, 46, 65, 75, 91, 109, 150, 165

From the airport

The AEROBUS leaves you at Plaza Espanya, next to Fira Montjuïc. You also do well on line 46, which takes longer to arrive but the ticket is cheaper and you can use the T10 card.

From the Sants station

CercaníasAVE Sants. In 10 minutes on foot you arrive at Fira Montjuïc or you can take the metro at Sants station to Espanya station, which is next to the fairground.

From other towns in Catalonia

FGC Espanya, line L8 (Molí Nou-Ciutat Cooperativa), line S33 (Can Ros), line S4 (Olesa de Montserrat), line S8 (Martorell), line R5, R50 (Manresa), line R6, R60 (Igualada).

How to get to Fira Gran Vía (Sónar by Night)

The best options to get to the Gran Vía de Fira site from Barcelona, ​​the El Prat airport and the Sants station.

How to go from Sónar by Day to Sónar by Night

To go from Day to Night, a special bus is chartered. The bus leaves the Avinguda Rius i Taulet on Friday and Saturday from 8:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. There is a second special bus that runs between the Plaça de les Drassanes and the Sónar de Noche, which runs on Friday and Saturday from 8:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.