Skrillex at the Sonar Festival

Come to Barcelona and enjoy the very best summer music festivals


As the warm weather arrives, the people of Barcelona hit the streets to enjoy the best music from the past, present and even the future. Primavera Sound, Sónar, Barcelona Beach Festival, the Festival Jardins de Pedralbes... there’s something to cater to every taste!

With its unrivalled city environment, Barcelona brings together the very best from both Spanish and international music scenes. Here are the city’s main music festivals, so take note!Primavera Sound. Get yourself a ticket to this festival, held from the end of May to the beginning of June, and you will enjoy three days of music that will introduce you to the best that the Spanish and international music scenes have to offer. It has also been responsible for discovering various talents, such as Rosalía, who played at Primavera in 2015.Sónar. Held in mid-June, Sónar is the oldest electronic music festival in Barcelona and combines three events into one: Sónar de Día, for concerts and showcases; Sónar de Noche, for the biggest names in the scene; and Sónar+D, for the latest in digital transformation.

Top: Barcelona International Jazz Festival - Poble Nou / Below: Cruilla Festival

● If what you enjoy is dancing to the beats of the best DJs, you have another important date this summer: the Barcelona Beach Festival, a taste of Ibiza on a Barcelona beach.Cruïlla. This festival brings together the latest breakout stars year after year. It is a highly eclectic festival, but its main focus is on quality and creating an extra special connection with its audience, which it manages to seduce every July.And let’s not forget two other important dates for music lovers during the same time of year: the Festival Jardins de Pedralbes hosts a range of artists from various different genres within an incredible environment, and the International Jazz Festival presents attendees with the best that the genre has to offer all audiences.There is a wide and varied range of events on offer, so come along, feel the beat and have fun!

Barcelona Beach Festival
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