For American audiences, the Sónar Competition model could also be unfamiliar, but when journey is one in all your priorities, there may be no higher music live performance to take a look at this summer time. The European pageant has put collectively a surprisingly standard and various group of artists for its summer time lineup, happening July 18-20 in Barcelona, Spain, and can characteristic recognizable rising stars like Bad Bunny, Lil Uzi Vert, and Vince Staples as headliners. Right here’s a barely spooky promotional video, filmed in movie nouveau model.
The pageant itself is totally huge, with 9 levels, 140 performers whole, together with ASAP Rocky, Kaytranada, and digital DJs Dixon, DJ Koze, and Peggy Gou, in addition to home producers Honey Dijon and Louie Vega. It would even shut on a political notice as UK musician Matthew Herbert and The Matthew Herbert Brexit Huge Band will probably be joined on stage with a 50-person choir to carry out songs considering what it means to be each British and a citizen of the world.
Sónar additionally highlights the historic sights and tradition of its scenic location, encouraging guests to hike Las Ramblas, go to the Picasso museum, and “eat tapas to your heart’s desire.” Tickets can be found now and extra data may be discovered on the festival’s website, with a bit of assist from Google Translate.