With the rise of temperature in Barcelona, music festivals get started. In recent years, Barcelona has become the headquarters of major music festivals from different styles. Barcelona, city of festivals!
As the program of all festivals that will be held in Barcelona in 2014 is clear, you won’t have any excuse not to go to any of them!
Primavera Sound (Spring Sound) – 29, 30 and 31 May
Primavera Sound was born in Barcelona 10 years ago. Year after year it continues to be successful. It established as one of the music festivals for all lovers of pop, rock and more underground trends.
This year it has the presence of bands like Arcade Fire, Pixies, Queen of the Stone Age and Caetano Veloso. However, in its program you can find the presence of over a hundred bands with different styles.
Sónar Barcelona – 12, 13 and 14 June
Created in 1994, Sónar is a pioneering and unique festival on electronic music and other types of audio formats. During the years it has become an international example due to its cultural offer combined with the artistic avant-garde performances and the experimentation with new trends in electronic music.
In the program famous dj’s and music groups appear. This year, you will find the performance of the Massive Attack, Boys Noize , Richie Hawtin or 2manydjs among many others.
Palau Reial Jardins Pedralbes Festival – June 12 to July 10
The Festival of Jardins Pedralbes is the youngest festival in Barcelona. This year, its second edition will be held after being successful in the first edition. One of the virtues of this festival is its location. It will be held in the beautiful gardens of Pedralbes, near the Diagonal Avenue, a unique stage.
This year among the famous names on the list we can mention to celebrities like Tom Jones, Carla Bruni, Raphael or Blondie.
Cruïlla – 11 and July 12
The Cruïlla Festival is only 4 years old and since its first edition it has been very successful. It began as a modest festival with few bands and very affordable price. But after the presence of a large crowd of people in the first edition, the Festival Cruïlla immediately got to work for what is now is a famous music festival in all countries.
This year artists like Zaz , Vetusta Morla or Calle 13 will perform.