Starting shot for the music festivals in Barcelona. This week Primavera Sound arrives to town, and after that it will be Sónar’s turn, and then BAM and so on. Want to know all about these festivals? Take note and plan your trip to Barcelona with the best music.

It is not surprising that Barcelona offers the best music festivals in Spain. From Baroque to techno, crowds from all over the world attend the best music festivals in Barcelona.

Primavera Sound

It covers any musical style or genre, but focuses mostly on pop, rock and electro genre. This year the main artists are: Albert Hammond, The Black Keys, James Blake, Patti Smith ¬Band, Alt-J, Interpol, the Strokes…

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Date: 28th – 30th May


The most famous music festival in Barcelona. It is a three-day electronic and advanced music festival. Everyone knows the Sónar by night and Sónar by day. Since 1994 it is the great chance to visit the city. New Order, Richie Hawtin, Fatboy Slim, The Roots, Hot Chip and much more, all of them play on June. Buy your ticket sonar festival.

Date: 14th – 16th June


Cruïlla Barcelona

Three day summer music festival in Barcelona which has grown to be one of the best summer music festivals with around 30,000 music fans in attendance at two stages at the Parc del Fòrum festival grounds. Jamie Culum, FFS, Kendrick Lamar, and Catalan artists like Els catarres and more.


11th – 13th July

Barcelona Beach Festival:

The DJs David Guetta, Hardwell, Axwell&Ingrosso, and many more the will be starring at the first beach festival. Learn more about this festival on our post Things to do during Barcelona Beach Festival.

Date: 18th July


Means «Musical Action Barcelona» and has promoted, for already 18 editions, the best independent artists. The best folk, electronic vibes, rock, pop and indi sounds. The artists for the 2015 edition have not been confirmed.

Date: 18th – 23rd September

Summer without music is not an option in Barcelona. The sun, the beach and the best music festivals: visit us this summer and May the music be with you!