We have all taken two years to reinvent ourselves during the pandemic, but Sónar Festival Barcelona will return in its traditional format.
Although the organisation of the festival undertook several activities these last two years to survive, there was always the intention to organize the event again. It is, after all, the most anticipated music event of the summer.
Find all the details you need to know about Sónar Festival Barcelona 2022 in this article. It will be a great read and will help you start planning your trip to Barcelona.
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When will Sónar Festival Barcelona take place?
The 2022 edition of Sónar Barcelona will be its 29th, and the dates on which it takes place will be the same as other years, right after Primavera Sound. The event will be on June 16, 17 and 18.
The location that was chosen for the festival is the Fira Montjüic and the Fira Gran Vía. And if this is the first time you will be visiting Sónar, please be aware that there is no camping on or near the event. Sónar Barcelona is a city festival, and this means that accommodation for festival goers needs to be arranged in a different way.
So if you are contemplating attending Sónar Barcelona, or if you already have your tickets, please start organizing your trip to the city. You can find a holiday rental, which will be ideal if you want to stay together with a group of friends. If you have been to other music festivals, you already know the importance of convenient accommodation. You need it to sleep, recharge your battery, and then make the most of every day you spend in the city.
Related article: Enjoy Open-Air Music in Barcelona
Sónar Barcelona 2022 – the line-up
Sónar Barcelona is divided in two main parts, also known as Sónar de Día and Sónar de Noche. The location for the day part of the festival is Fira Montjüic, and for the nights you will travel to Fira Gran Vía L’Hospitalet.
This year’s line-up consists of over 100 national and international artists. For both Sónar de Día (on June 16, 17 and 18) and Sónar de Noche (on June 17 and 18) many artists have already confirmed their presence. Below you will find the official poster and programme for this year’s main performers!
Where to buy tickets for Sónar Barcelona 2022
There are many different kind of tickets to choose from for Sónar Festival 2022. There are multi-day passes or tickets for specific dates. This makes it easier for those who have a limited budget and who still want to experience Sónar to the max.
If you want to visit the festival every day and night, you will be best off with the VIP ticket which will cost you 310 euros. Tickets for the two nights are 125 euros and 195 euros with VIP access.
Tickets to a specific day, for example Sónar de Día on Friday or Saturday, will cost 58 euros, and one Sónar de Noche ticket will be 72 euros. (Administration costs will still have to be added to these prices though.)
You can buy your festival tickets through Sónar’s official website.
Sónar+D: a hybrid festival
The organisation of Sónar Barcelona is always looking for ways to innovate, and 2022 will be the first time for Sónar+D. It will take place at Palau the Congresos. There will be lectures, visual exhibitions and, don’t forget, musical performances to enjoy. The second fun part of Sónar+D will be its science and technology space, all related to music.
Besides everything Sónar Barcelona 2022 has to offer, there is more than just this festival in the city for you to experience. If you plan your trip well, you will have time to soak up the atmosphere on one of Barcelona’s roof top terraces to admire the splendid view.
Depending on your plans, you can prefer a more central place for your accommodation. This will make it easier to visit other sites besides the festival. Also remember that for Sónar de Noche you will need to travel a bit further, so please figure out how to get there in advance.
Which artists will you be coming to Sónar Barcelona for this year?
Tell us about your favorites!