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Sonar to bring live music to Barcelona

Sonar to bring live music to Barcelona
2 Mar 2012

Music fans staying in hotels in Barcelona this summer will have the opportunity to enjoy live music from a host of famous names at Sonar 2012.

The festival of 'advanced music and multimedia art' will return to the city break hotspot on Spain's north-east coast from 14 to 16 June 2012, bringing concerts and other live events to various venues.

During the day, the programme features a range of showcases and exhibitions, before bands and artists take to the stage to entertain the crowds in the evening.

Among the big names that have been confirmed for this year's festival are Lana del Rey, Friendly Fires, Fatboy Slim, Hot Chip and Richie Hawtin.

Electronic music fans can check out shows and DJ sets from the likes of Squarepusher, Amon Tobin and Mouse on Mars.

In addition to its highly popular edition in Barcelona, the 2012 Sonar festival will feature outings in Tokyo (21-22 April) and Sao Paulo (11-12 May).

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