Best music festivals in Barcelona and Catalonia 2018
The desire about spending more time on the streets comes attached to the good weather. Attached to the desire to be on the street, the festivals come. And that´s why there are plenty of festivals in Barcelona in particular and Catalonia in general.
We make a list of the main festivals that will take place from April to September.
TwinPalm will take place on April 7th at Hospitalet de l’Infant
Maika Makovski, Mariona Aupí, Paco San, Mina Coto and Ivan Campo will form the TwinPalm 2018 line up, which will take place at the Infant Pere Cultural Center of l’Hospitalet de l’Infant.
The ticket costs €15.
La entrada cuesta 15€.
Primavera Sound will take place in Barcelona from May 28th to June 3rd the
There will be concerts in different bars of the city Monday and Tuesday, while during Wednesday the concerts will be moved to Forum for free.
Spanish artists we recommend are: Za!, María Arnal I Marcel Bagés, Holy Bouncer, Nuria Graham, Bad Gyal and Hinds.
International artists we recommend are: Javiera Mena, Spritualized, Björk, Floating Points Solo live, Four tet live, James Holden & The Animal Spirits, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, The War On Drugs and Arca.
On Sunday the festival continues free of charge at the bars and Raval neighborhood.
How to get to Parc del Forum
Address: C / De la Pau, 12. Moll de la Marina Seca. Port Fòrum
Metro: Maresma Forum L4
Sónar 2018 will be held June 14th, 15th and 16th at Montjuic Showground during the day and at Gran Vía Showground at night
This year Sónar will celebrate 25 years, so it is a very special edition. The artists we highlight from its lineup are: Laurent Garnier, Oscar Mulero, Niño de Elche & Israel Galván, Mueveloreina, Rosalía, 2manydjs (dj set), Big Menu & Friends, Gorilaz, Bonobo, Alizzz, Thom Yorke, Richie Hawtin and LCD Soundsystem.
Day bus: H12, V7, 9, 13, 23, 27, 37, 46, 50, 65, 79, 91, 109, 150 and 165
Night bus: H12, V3, 9, 37, 46, 65, 79, 109, 125, N1, N15, N16 and N17
The fourth edition of the VIDA Festival will take place from June 28th to July 1st in Vilanova i la Geltru
VIDA 2018, the International Festival of Vilanova i la Geltrú, will be held at La Daurada Beach Club during the day and La Masia d’en Cabanyes at dusk.
The national artists we recommend are: Oso Leone, Joe Crepúsculo, Los Planetas and again <3 Nuria Graham <3.
Internationals: Calexico, St. Vincent and Iron & Wine.
Crüilla Barcelona 2018 Festival will take place on July 13rd and 14th at Forum of Barcelona
Jack White, Prophets of Rage, Justice or David Byrne will part of its lineup among others.
Cap Roig Festival will take place from July 13rd to August 22nd
Sting, Manolo García, Mana or James Blunt are some of the names that will perform in this festival, located in a spectacular location.
Barcelona Beach Festival will take place at Parc del Forum next July 14th
David Guetta, Xavi Alfaro or Armin Van Buuren are some of the djs in charge of entertaining the party.
Circuit Festival will take place from 9th to 19th August in Barcelona
The Circuit Festival is one of the most important gay music festivals in the world. For 11 days, 16 parties will take place in the city of Barcelona, hosting 40 internationally renowned DJs.
More information here.
Grec Festival is an international festival of theater, dance, music and circus.
You can find more information here.