Sónar 26… Incoming!

Sónar is split into two different sessions, Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night

It’s no secret that every year one of the biggest electronic music events in the world takes place in Barcelona and its name is Sónar, a festival that has now been around for a quarter of a century and will be showcasing its 26th edition on the 18th, 19th & 20th July 2019.

This year you can expect no less than what you are used to if you are a frequent Sónar visitor. A line up with some of the biggest names in electronic music spread over 3 days in 2 huge venues that are broken down into a selection of enticing sub-stages. You can also expect a vibe that you will only experience in Barcelona, built by the gathering of locals and tourists who will all be present with a mission to enjoy themselves in a carefree and fun-loving environment.

Sónar is split into two different sessions, Sónar by Day and Sónar by Night. Sónar by Day will take place in the Fira Montjuïc, a venue in front of the iconic and beautiful Plaça España and will be made up 5 sub-stages, the SónarVillage, SónarDôme, SónarHall, SónarComplex and Sónar XS. Known for providing its audience with more of an ambient electronic atmosphere, Sónar by Day will feature a huge selection of groundbreaking Live acts and DJ’s including Ross from Friends, Maya Jane Coles pres. Nocturnal Sunshine, Artwork, Sebastian, Arca, Nicola Cruz, Lomepal, FKJ, DEVA, Catnapp, Lao & Wasted Fates, Bill Kouligas, Virgen Mary, Cecillo G and many more. Check out the full line up of Sónar by Day, here.

Clubber Advice: If you have both Day and Night tickets for Sónar, don’t forget that Sónar by Night takes place in the Gran Via de L’Hospitalet, a different location to the day-party and is connected by a shuttle bus service which will take you from the door to door safely and quickly.

Sónar by Night this year, like every year, will allow you to indulge in a serious selection of diverse sounds from all corners of the electronic music spectrum. Split into 4 stages that include the  SónarClub, the SónarPub, the SónarCar and the SónarLab sponsored by Resident Advisor, Sónar by Night will showcase some of the biggest movers, shakers and tune makers today including Disclosure, Four Tet, A$AP Rocky, DJ Koze, Andy C, Dixon, Amelie Lens, Paul Kalkbrenner, Peggy Gou, Palms trax, Honey Dijon, DJ Tennis and Underworld… but that just scratches the surface, learn more about exactly what is in store from the full lineup of Sónar by Night here.

Most of you who have been to Sónar in recent years will know that it is more than just a music festival but also a technological convention that explores the future of audiovisual experiences at the Sónar+D experience. Sónar+D will bring together artists, creatives, technologists, entrepreneurs and relevant interest groups and will take place during the same days as the Sónar festival. Learn more about Sónar+D here.


Sónar, Barcelona is the one! It is not only a festival that is perfectly placed with regards to its location but also one of the most fun, entertaining and innovative spectacles in global electronic music culture. If you will be coming to Barcelona for Sónar for the 1st time then you are in for a massive treat. If you have been before, then you definitely know the score! See you there Clubbers!

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Read more about Sónar 2019 on Clubber Confession here.

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