Sonar is back this year and it’s better than ever. With the new completed line-up including over 30 new performances, it’s sure to be one of the festivals of the year. Get ready to put your dancing shoes on’ and lose yourself in the various events and venues all over Barcelona city. This year’s line-up is packed with top artists that are sure to satisfy your rhythmic addictions.
After the release of their new critically acclaimed album “Music Complete”, New Order will be taking to the stage on Saturday 18th at 10:30 pm. Alongside many of their timeless classics the band will be satisfying fans’ near 10 year wait since a studio album, that recaptures everything the group are about.
The very talented singer-songwriter James Blake is also appearing and will be showing everyone why he is placed so highly amongst the electronic-music faithful. If you’re a Four Tet fan then look no further than Sonar 2016, as the British artist will be playing a 7-hour extended DJ set at SonarCar on Friday at Sonar by Night. The German electronic duo Booka Shade are definitely worth checking out too, with an eagerly anticipated show under preparation a number of interesting project details will also be announced in the forthcoming weeks.
In addition performances from Mano Le Tough, Santigold, Bob Moses, Fatboy Slim, Jackmaster, Kaytranada, Flume, Matias Aguayo and Richie Hawtin are definitely worth looking out for.
If, you’re not only about the music, Sonar 2016 has also announced its programme of talks which features as its opening lecturer, Brian Eno. From the 16-18 June, parallel to Sonar by day, more than 50 speakers will be featuring at the 4th International Congress of Digital Creative Technologies.
The long wait is nearly over, only 2 more months until things get under way, Sonar 2016 is definitely going to be one to remember, so don’t miss out!