Sonar festival Barcelona

Sónar Festival Barcelona 2017: Music, Creativity and Technology

Sónar festival is back for its 24th edition in Barcelona on the 15-17th June. Sónar is a three-day electronic and advanced music festival that centres around three things: music, creativity and technology. The festival brings together music artists and DJs from all domains in the scope of electronic and experimental music, putting on a showcase of carefully selected artists – international and national, world-renowned and unknown – to give guests an incredible music experience. Music, technology and creativity come together to create one fantastic, innovative festival experience unlike no other.

See the highlights from HOUSE DISTRICT at Sónar last year:

Tickets here

€54 para Sónar by day

€72 Sónar by night

Sónar by Day / Sónar by night

The festival is divided into two parts: Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night. Sónar by Day will take place in the Fira Montjuic and by Night in the Fira Gran Via L’Hospitalet. Tickets can be bought for the whole festival, or by day / night. The opening hours for each venue are as follows:

Sónar by Day

Thurs 15: 1pm-midnight
Fri 16 and Sat 17: 1pm-11pm

Sónar by Night

Doors open: 9pm
Concerts start: 9:30pm

More info here.

Line-up and Timetable

Thursday 15 | Sónar by Day

SonarVillage by Estrella Damm

13:00 – 14:30 DJ Tutu
14:30 – 15:35 LIVE BFlecha
15:35 – 16:35 LIVE Rumore
16:40 – 17:20 LIVE Princess Nokia
17:20 – 18:30 DJ Bawrut
18:30 – 19:30 LIVE D△WN
19:30 – 21:00 DJ Prins Thomas
21:00 – 22:00 LIVE HVOB
22:10 – 00:00 DJ Craig Richards

SonarDôme (Red Bull Music Academy presents)

13:00 – 13:45 LIVE Lanoche
13:50 – 14:50 DJ RayRay
14:55 – 15:55 DJ MIIIN
16:00 – 17:00 LIVE Christian Tiger School
17:20 – 18:10 LIVE Daniel Brandt & Eternal Something
18:20 – 19:05 LIVE Father ft. Danger Incorporated
19:15 – 20:25 DJ RP Boo
20:30 – 22:00 DJ Denis Sulta

SonarHall

14:30 – 15:30 LIVE Boris Chimp 504
16:15 – 17:15 LIVE Tommy Cash
18:30 – 19:30 LIVE Forest Swords
21:00 – 22:00 LIVE Arca (live) & Jesse Kanda (AV)

SonarComplex (We Are Europe)

13:30 – 14:20 LIVE TodaysArt: Dopplereffekt + Antivj + Scientists + Artist-coders – Entropy
16:00 – 16:50 LIVE TodaysArt: Dopplereffekt + Antivj + Scientists + Artist-coders – Entropy
18:00 – 19:00 LIVE TodaysArt: Tarik Barri ft. Lea Fabrikant
20:00 – 21:00 LIVE TodaysArt: Andy Stott

SonarXS

16:00 – 16:45 DJ Conor Thomas
16:50 – 17:50 DJ Toxe
17:55 – 18:55 DJ BSN Posse
19:00 – 19:45 LIVE Yung Beef
19:50 – 20:20 LIVE Yves Tumor
20:25 – 21:30 DJ DJ Bus Replacement Service

 

Friday 16 | Sónar by Day

SonarVillage by Estrella Damm

13:00 – 14:00 DJ Diego Armando
14:00 – 15:00 LIVE Playback Maracas
15:15 – 16:05 LIVE Juana Molina

We Are Europe

16:05 – 17:35 DJ c/o pop: Lena Willikens
17:35 – 18:35 LIVE c/o pop: Roosevelt
18:35 – 19:35 DJ Stööki Sound
19:35 – 20:50 LIVE Fat Freddy’s Drop
21:00 – 23:00 LIVE Damian Lazarus

SonarDôme (Red Bull Music Academy presents)

13:00 – 13:45 LIVE Julián Mayorga
13:50 – 15:00 LIVE Etyen
15:10 – 15:55 LIVE Sofie Winterson
16:00 – 16:50 LIVE Lamusa
17:00 – 17:45 LIVE River Tiber
18:00 – 18:40 LIVE Suzanne Ciani
18:50 – 19:40 LIVE Pan Daijing
19:50 – 20:50 LIVE Marie Davidson presents “Bullshit Treshold”
21:00 – 22:00 LIVE Floorplan Live (Robert Hood & Lyric Hood)

SonarHall

14:30 – 15:30 LIVE Kinder Malo & Pimp Flaco
16:30 – 17:30 LIVE Jacques
18:30 – 19:30 LIVE Evian Christ
20:30 – 21:30 LIVE Clark

SonarComplex

14:00 – 15:00 LIVE Aitor Etxebarria
16:00 – 17:00 LIVE LCC
18:00 – 19:00 LIVE Elysia Crampton
20:00 – 20:45 LIVE Nonotak

SonarXS

16:00 – 16:45 LIVE Juan Ingaramo
16:50 – 17:50 DJ Kablam
17:55 – 18:30 LIVE Sturla Atlas
18:35 – 19:10 LIVE Bad Gyal
19:15 – 20:15 DJ DJ Florentino
20:20 – 21:30 DJ Kiddy Smile

Friday 16 | Sónar by Night

SonarClub

21:30 – 22:25 DJ Mario Nieto
22:30 – 23:30 LIVE DJ Shadow
23:35 – 00:55 DJ Jon Hopkins (DJ)
01:00 – 02:15 LIVE Moderat
02:25 – 03:35 DJ Jacques Greene
03:50 – 05:00 LIVE Soulwax
05:10 – 07:00 DJ Dubfire

SonarPub by Thunder Bitch

22:00 – 23:20 DJ Judah
23:30 – 00:30 LIVE Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals
00:35 – 01:35 DJ Clams Casino
01:45 – 03:15 LIVE Nicolas Jaar
03:20 – 05:00 DJ Derrick Carter
05:05 – 07:00 DJ Nina Kraviz

SonarLab

21:30 – 22:25 DJ Ches
22:30 – 23:25 DJ Sandro Jeeawock
23:30 – 00:30 LIVE Little Dragon
00:35 – 01:35 DJ Cashmere Cat
01:40 – 02:10 LIVE AJ Tracey
02:15 – 03:15 LIVE Jlin
03:25 – 03:55 LIVE Giggs
04:10 – 05:10 LIVE Lunice
05:15 – 07:00 DJ Benji B

SonarCar

00:00 – 06:00 DJ Masters At Work (6h set)

Saturday 17 | Sónar by Day

SonarVillage by Estrella Damm

13:00 – 14:00 LIVE Pauk
14:00 – 14:45 LIVE Fira Fem
14:45 – 15:50 LIVE Telmo Trenor
15:50 – 16:50 LIVE Joe Goddard (live)
16:50 – 18:00 DJ Zutzut & Imaabs
18:00 – 18:35 LIVE Nadia Rose
18:35 – 20:10 DJ Soulection presents Joe Kay + Jarreau Vandal
20:10 – 21:10 LIVE Keys N Krates
21:15 – 23:00 DJ Optimo

SonarDôme (Red Bull Music Academy presents)

13:00 – 13:35 LIVE Ghostly Enemies
13:45 – 14:25 LIVE Huma
14:30 – 15:05 LIVE Crystal / Sparrows
15:20 – 16:05 LIVE Matmos
16:10 – 17:10 DJ Veronica Vasicka
17:25 – 18:10 LIVE C. Tangana
18:25 – 19:15 LIVE Suicideyear
19:35 – 20:35 LIVE Thundercat
20:45 – 22:00 DJ Star Eyes b2b Jubilee

SonarHall

14:30 – 15:15 LIVE Anímic
16:30 – 17:30 LIVE GAIKA
18:30 – 19:30 LIVE Nosaj Thing + Daito Manabe
20:30 – 21:30 LIVE Sohn

SonarComplex

14:00 – 15:00 LIVE Connectome
Bedroom Community presents
16:00 – 17:00 LIVE Nico Muhly
18:00 – 19:00 LIVE Valgeir Sigurdsson
20:00 – 21:00 LIVE Amnesia Scanner

SonarXS

16:00 – 16:40 LIVE Oblique & Carlos Bayona
16:45 – 17:45 DJ Aethereal Arthropod
17:50 – 18:30 LIVE Bejo
18:35 – 19:35 DJ Deena Abdelwahed
19:40 – 20:25 LIVE Dellafuente y Maka
20:30 – 21:30 LIVE Total Freedom

 

Saturday 17 | Sónar by Night

SonarClub

21:30 – 22:40 DJ Fran Lenaers
22:45 – 23:45 DJ Cerrone
23:50 – 01:00 DJ Clara 3000
01:15 – 02:30 LIVE Justice
02:35 – 03:50 DJ Heidi
04:00 – 05:30 DJ Eric Prydz
05:35 – 07:00 DJ Marco Carola

SonarPub by Thunder Bitch

22:00 – 22:50 DJ Fuego Squad: DJ2D2 & Will Blake
23:00 – 00:15 LIVE Fat Freddy’s Drop
00:20 – 01:20 DJ Nick Hook
01:25 – 02:25 LIVE De La Soul
02:30 – 03:55 DJ Avalon Emerson & Courtesy
04:00 – 05:00 LIVE Vitalic – ODC live
05:05 – 07:00 DJ The Black Madonna

SonarLab (Resident Advisor)

21:30 – 22:25 DJ Ylia
22:30 – 23:20 LIVE Overmono
23:30 – 00:30 LIVE Carl Craig presents Versus Synthesizer Ensemble
00:40 – 01:40 DJ t q d (royal t, dj q & flava d)
01:45 – 03:00 DJ Beautiful Swimmers
03:05 – 05:00 DJ Marcel Dettmann & Dr. Rubinstein
05:05 – 07:00 DJ Daphni & Hunee

SonarCar

00:00 – 06:00

Food-experience

This year, the food offering at Sónar will be taken up a notch. In the Sonar by Day VIP area, gourmet menus will be served up by three Michelin starred chefs, each cooking two menus, exclusive to the festival.

In addition A selection of 15 food trucks will be at Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night with organic produce and artisan products from from global cuisines including India, Peru, Japan and Mexico.

SonarCashless

All payments for food, drink, merchandise etc. inside the festival will be made via an electronic wristband which can be topped up at various Cashless points around the festival using cash or card. Top-ups must be between €5-€300 using only multiples of €5, and can be done as many times as necessary during the festival at any Cashless point. If you don’t end up using the whole amount you’ve topped up, refunds can be made inside the festival or after the 18th June using an online application form. More information here.

How to get there

Sónar by Day – Fira Montjuïc, Avinguda Rius i Taulet, s/n 08004 Barcelona

Metro – Station: Espanya
Line L1 and Line L3

Parking
Avinguda Mistral, 99
Avinguda Reina Maria Cristina, 16
C/ Entença, 61
Avinguda Rius i Taulet, 4-12

Sónar by Night – Fira Gran Via L’Hospitalet, Av. Joan Carles I (corner of Botánica), 08908, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

SonarBus
Price by transfer: 2,5€

Line 1
From Sónar by Day (Av. Rius i Taulet) to Sónar by Night: Friday and Saturday from 8:30pm to midnight

Line 2
Uninterrupted bus service from Plaça de les Drassanes and Sónar by Night:
Friday and Saturday from 8:30pm to 8am

Metro – Station: Fira
L1, L3 and L5

 

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