Sónar celebrates its 25th anniversary with shows from Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem and Diplo. Plus sets from Bicep, Black Coffee, Jamz Supernova, George Fitzgerald (LIVE) and many more TBA.
British band Gorillaz present their long-awaited new show, featuring a stellar line-up of special guests, more than 5 years after their last concert in Spain.
New York group LCD Soundsytem return for an exclusive date in Spain, at which they will perform new songs from their recent album “American Dream”, as well as tracks from their impressive back catalogue.
Diplo, a global dance music superstar and today’s most versatile electronic music artist, returns to Sónar to present one of his powerful DJ sets, taking in bass house, cutting edge digital rhythms and global beats
Sónar also confirms the participation of two legends of Sónar festival: Richie Hawtin, with his show ‘CLOSE’; and Laurent Garnier who will play out the weekend on Saturday night, with a special SonarPub closing four hour set, that’s sure to go down in history.
Other artists of note include George FitzGerald and Northern Ireland’s Bicep (presenting live shows), electronic pop duo Maribou State, German techno dj Helena Hauff, and the extraordinary African house dj Black Coffee who will close proceedings at one of Sónar by Day’s three days, as well as the legendary New Jersey house DJ Tony Humphries, one of the first confirmed artists playing the Red Bull Music Academy stage, SonarDôme.
Wiley, the godfather of grime, will present urban rhythms deriving from hip-hop and ghetto beats from around the world, drawing on one of his best works to date, the recently released, “Godfather”.
Sónar 2018 takes place on the 14.15.16. June in Barcelona, and will feature over 130 shows and special guests to celebrate this historic edition.