Barcelona The Primavera Sound Festival


This is a musical event featuring top groups of the moment from both Spanish and international scenes. Electronic groups can be found alongside punk and revival bands. The large crowds at recent editions mean that a larger enclosure is now being used to house the different stages. Dates from May 30, 2012 to Jun 3, 2012.

Barcelona The Primavera Sound Festival

Barcelona The Primavera Sound Festival

Top confirmed artists for Primavera 2012 in Barcelona are Björk, Jeff Mangum, Yo La Tengo, Codeine, Neon Indian and Guided By Voices. See the full list of Primavera Sound 2012 confirmed artists. 12. edition of Primavera Sound festival Barcelona is from Wednesday 30th May 2011 to Sunday 3rd June 2012.Primavera is a top European music festival bringing live music fans a line-up of top class live bands performing hardcore, grunge, extreme rock, electronic and pop and rock music as well as a massive line-up of big name DJs. There will be two festivals in Barcelona and Porto in Portugal. Legendary British band The Cure is confirmed for 2012 Primavera Sound festival and will be performing on Friday 1st of June at the Parc del Fòrum site in a two hour show featuring songs from their fourteen studio albums, including “Wish”, which celebrates its twentieth anniversary this year.

The Primavera Sound is divided in two main venues called Parc del Forum and Poble Espanyol which are at different ends of Barcelona. Usually on two days performances are at  Poble Espanyol on Montjuic hill, and on three  days at Parc Forum festival area in the Diagonal mar area on the coast just 15 minutes north of the Barcelona city center. There will also be many fringe events in other venues including concerts in underground clubs and day time performances in parks and public spaces.

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