Primavera Sound 2016: Barcelona’s Go-To Music Festival
Welcome to Barcelona. The city with everything you need — from mountains, the city, to the beach. Barcelona, BCN, Barna… however you may call it, is one of the most beautiful places on Earth with amazing nightlife and home to one of the best fútbol teams, FCB – Barça. Anything from an affordable 3€ breakfast with freshly brewed coffee and a “bocadillo”, La Sagrada Familia, to Parc Güell. No matter where you look, you will be looking at history. Everything and everyone has a story — which is where Barcelona’s greatest music festival Primavera Sound starts its own, by definitely making history. This music festival took its first steps in the year 2001 with only 11 artists.
Throughout the years, it has gained its most deserved popularity by adding up to 150+ acts to its bill from all around the world. You can find local and known talent including: Radiohead, Le Tigre and 2 Many DJs. This renown production company comes with 3 separate events: Primavera Sound, being the main annual event based out of Barcelona, NOS: Primavera Sound, the second main event based out of Porto, Portugal and Primavera Club, as several smaller concerts throughout the year. Primavera has achieved all types of awards, including: Prizes of the Independent Music 2011 (organized by UFI): Better festival, Altaveu 2011 Award, Greener Festival Award 2012: in the category “Highly Commended”, European Festival Awards: Artists’ Favourite Festival in 2014, Reward Waves of the Music 2014: Better musical spectacle and the Premi Continuarà-Vespre to La2 of Culture 2015.
PURCHASE FESTIVAL TICKETS HERE: PRIMAVERA SOUND