Patti Smith & her band performing 'Horses', a reformed Babes in Toyland, The Black Keys, Sleater Kinney, The Replacements, Alt-J, Belle & Sebastian, Death From Above 1979, Run the Jewels, Eels, Swans, Sun Kil Moon/Mark Kozelek, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Underworld, Damien Rice, and Interpol lead the line-up for this summer's Primavera Sound which takes place at the Parc del Forum, Barcelona, Spain between Wednesday 28th until Sunday 30th May.
Also revealed on the line-up app tonight are Albert Hammond Jr, American Football, Andrew Weatherall, Antony, Ariel Pink, Arthur Russel's Instrumentals, Baxter Dury, Ben Watt, Benjamin Booker, Boreals, Brand New, Caribou, Cheatahs, Chet Faker, Childhood, Christina Rosenvinge, Cinerama, Dan Deacon, Dave P, D.D Dumbo, Der Panther, DIIV, Disappears, Dixon, DJ Coco, Dulce Pajara de Juventud, Earth, Earthless, Electric Wizard, Einsturzende Neubauten, Ex Hex, Exxasens, Foxygen, Fucked Up, Fumaca Preta, Giant Sand, Greylag, Gui Boratto, Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Har Mar Superstar, Health, Hiss Golden Messenger, Hookworms, Ibeyi, Iceage, Jambinai, James Blake, Joan Miquel Oliver, Jon Hopkins, Jose Gonzalez, Julian Casablancas & The Voidz, Jungle, Kelela, Kevin Morby, Las Ruinas, Les Ambassadeurs, Los Punsetes, Mac DeMarco, Marc Pinol, and Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog.
The acts performing alongside the previously announced The Strokes, and Ride at the Spanish festival also include Mdou Moctar, Mikal Cronon, Mike Simonetti, Mineral, Miquel Serra, Mourn, Movement, My Brightest Diamond, Nancy Whang, Neleonard, Nueva Vulcano, Nuria Graham, Ocelot, Ought, Pallbearer, Panama, Panda Bear, Perfume Genius, Perro, Pharmakon, Ratking, Richie Hawtin, Rocio Marquez, Roman Flugel, Salvaje Montoya, Shabazz Palaces, Shellac of North America, Simian Mobile Disco, Single Mothers, Sleaford Mods, Soak, Spiritualized, Sr. Chinarro, Strand of Oaks, Sunn O))), The Bohicas, The Church, The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, The Hotelier, The Juan Maclean, The Julie Ruin, The KVB, The New Pornographers, The Saurs, The Soft Moon, The Suicide Of Western Culture, Thee Oh Sees, Thurston Moore, Tobias Jesso Jr, Tony Allen, Torres, tUne-yArDs, Twerps, Twin Shadow, Tyler, the Creator, Umberto, Antoni Maiovvi, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Viet Cong, Voivod, White Hills, Yasmine Hamdan, and Younghusband.
Situated right on the coast with some stages on the beach, the friendly event creates a nice atmosphere to soak up the music on offer. Primavera Sound offers six outdoor stages and one of the biggest auditoriums in Europe. With events throughout Barcelona for the week surrounding the festival, this is more like a massive summer party than the usual festival.
Tickets are priced at 160 euros plus booking fee, and available through SeeTickets on the link above.
Please note camping or accommodation is not included.
Minors up to 14 years old can attend the festival free of charge under the supervision of their parents or guardians. 15 years old minors will be able to get in the festival by buying the corresponding ticket but will also need to be accompanied by their parents or guardians. The guardians must bring the authorization identifying themselves as such.
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