The Flaming Lips, & St Etienne for Optimus Primavera Sound

plus Baxter Dury, Erol Alkan, Rufus Wainwright, & many more

published: Wed 15th Feb 2012

The Flaming Lips

Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th June 2012
Parque Da Cidade, Porto, Portugal, Portugal
75 euros
daily capacity: 30000
last updated: Wed 9th May 2012

The Flaming Lips, and St Etienne are among the latest acts confirmed for Optimus Primavera Sound which takes place in Portugal, one week after its Spanish counterpart.

The Flaming Lips
Primavera Sound
also added to the line-up today are Atlas Sound, Baxter Dury, Beach House, Bigott, Black Lips, Death Grips, Demdike Stare, Dirty Three, Erol Alkan, Esperit!, Forest Swords, Gala Drop, I Break Horses, James Ferraro, John Talabot, Lee Ranaldo, Mujeres, Rufus Wainwright, Shellac of North America, Sleepy Sun, Tall Firs, Tennis, The Rapture, The War on Drugs, Thee Oh Sees, Wavves, Wolves in the Throne Room, and Yann Tiersen

Björk will headline with The Afghan Whigs, Beach House, Death Cab For Cutie, Explosions In The Sky, SISKIYOU, Spiritualized, The XX, Jeff Mangum, Yo La Tengo, Wilco, Codeine, Shellac, The Walkmen, Neon Indian, Washed Out, Other Lives, and Numbers Showcase: Jackmaster, Oneman, Deadboy, Spencer, Redinho also confirmed. Expect a line-up of international and local acts. The programme includes a stage hosted by All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP), and another hosting electronic sounds, and DJs as well as live acts, balancing between experimental and dance music.

Like the established Spanish event the new festival will take place on the coast taking place at the Parque Da Cidade, Porto, in Portugal across four stages between Thursday 7th and Sunday 10th June 2012.

On the first and last days of the event, Thursday 7th and Sunday 10th June, Optimus Primavera Sound will put on several free concerts in the city centre.

Tickets are priced at 85 euros. To buy tickets, click here.

Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th June 2012
Parque Da Cidade, Porto, Portugal, Portugal
75 euros
daily capacity: 30000
last updated: Wed 9th May 2012


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