Barcelona’s Sónar Festival is all set for its 30th anniversary in 2023

Photo of the outdoor stage area at Sonar Festival

Barcelona’s famous 3-day electronic music festival Sónar is all set for its 30th anniversary, set to take place through 15 – 17 June 2023. The line-up ‘day splits’ and individual tickets are now on general sale.

Established in 1994, Sónar is attended by thousands of music fans from around globe, renowned for its unique format and musical program — broken down into Sónar by Day running on all three days and Sónar by Night on the Friday & Saturday.

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GIF image credit: Sónar Festival

Bringing together music, creatively and technology, also with various talks, conferences, installations and exhibitions, Sónar by Day will showcase experimental performances, audio-visual shows, and some of the world’s biggest DJs and artists.

The main stage will be headlined by The Blessed Madonna, Laurent Garnier, and one more artist (TBC), also with live performances from the likes of Charlotte Adigéry & Bolis Pupul and Oneohtrix Point Never.

Sónar by Night invites more huge names such as Amelie Lens, BICEP (Live), Honey Dijon, Richie Hawtin, Solomun, and the list goes on. Full details below.

Sónar by Day line-up 2023

Thursday 15 June (A-Z):

700 BLISS | B2BBS | BORED LORD | BRADLEY ZERO B2B MOXIE | CHARLOTTE ADIGÉRY & BOLIS PUPUL | ERIKA DE CASIER | GROVE | KODE9 PRESENTS ‘ESCAPOLOGY’ | LANAV | MANUKA HONEY | MARINA HERLOP | ONEOHTRIX POINT NEVER | SODA PLAINS

Friday 16 June (A-Z):

AHADADREAM | ALBANY | AMOR SATYR / BADSISTA B2B CASHU | BENDIK GISKE | THE BLESSED MADONNA | CRYSTAL MURRAY | DALILA | DESERT | ELIZA ROSE | MAX COOPER (LIVE) | MERCA BAE PRESENTS ‘2048’ (LIVE) | MIKEQ | RALPHIE CHOO | RYOJI IKEDA | SANTIAGO LATORRE & COLIN SELF | SELECTYA GLOSSY

Saturday 17 June (A-Z):

AINES | CARLES VIARNÈS & ALBA G. CORRAL | CLARAGUILAR | DEENA ABDELWAHED (LIVE) | DINAMARCA | FLACA | LA NIÑA JACARANDÁ | LAURENT GARNIER | LUCRECIA DALT | NICK LEÓN | OMAGOQA | PERERA ELSEWHERE | TOCCORORO

Sónar by Night line-up 2023

Friday 16 + Saturday 17 June (A-Z):

AMELIE LENS | ANZ | AQUARIAN | BABA SY | BICEP (LIVE) | CALL SUPER B2B SEDEF ADASI | CARISTA | CC:DISCO! | DJ EZ | DJ MARKY & MC GQ | FEVER RAY | HONEY DIJON | ISABELLA B2B ROZA TERENZI | JOVENDELAPERLA | KORELESS | LOGIC1000 | PEGGY GOU | RICHIE HAWTIN | SHERELLE X KODE9 | SHYGIRL | SOLOMUN | TOPANGA KIDDO | WATA IGARASHI (LIVE)

Tickets, travel & essential info

SonarPasses, VIP SonarPasses and Delegate Passes are all available to purchase via the ticket page here, with single-day passes starting at just 40 Euro.

For more information also visit the main website home page. For cheap flights to Barcelona and for accommodation options, try Tripadvisor. Sónar Festival 2023 will take place through 15 – 17 June.

Sónar by Day location:

Fira Montjuïc
Avenida La Reina Maria Cristina
08004 Barcelona, España.

Sónar by Night location:

Gran Via Fira Centre
Avinguda Joan Carles I, 64
08908 Barcelona, España.

Sónar Festival aftermovie (2019):


Don’t forget to check out other upcoming music festivals in Europe via our European festivals feed. Image credit: Sónar Festival 2023.

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