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Sónar Festival Barcelona announces 2nd wave of acts

With more than 40 artists added to the programme

Sónar Festival Barcelona announces 2nd wave of acts With more than 40 artists added to the programme

After the first announcement end of November, Sónar Festival Barcelona has just released its second wave of artists playing the 2019 edition happening 18, 19, 20th of July. Joining the already named: Skepta, Disclosure DJ set Floating Points SonarCar 6 hour set, Maya Jane Coles Deena Abdelwahed, Paul Kalkbrenner, Dixon, Amelie Lens, Bruce Brubaker with Max Cooper, Actress + Young, Lotic, Nicola Cruz, K Á R Y Y N and Bad Gyal, among many others.

Today's additions include Four Tet, with his only festival appearance in Spain in 2019 and the brand new show from the brilliant Venezuelan performer Arca, playing unreleased new material. Sónar will also feature Vince Staples, one of the most respected MCs in American hip hop as well as R&B innovator, Kaytranada, presenting a new album.

Sónar by Night will host the impressive audiovisual show of classic act Underworld; the live show by futuristic producer Jlin; DJ Koze closing Friday night at SonarPub; much loved progressive techno DJ Daniel Avery; and a 6­hour session at SonarCar by three New York legends; the DJ collective Body & Soul formed by Joe Claussell, Danny Krivit and François K.

Daphni will bring SónarVillage to a close on the first day of the event with a 2­hour set; Red Axes present their recent work recorded in Ethiopia and Ivory Coast; and Fennesz, one of the most important artists in the European experimental scene, presents his first solo album in 5 years.

Also joining the line­up is Holly Herndon, performing with a new ensemble of musicians and AI; Kelly Moran with a live performance merging prepared piano and immersive visuals titled Grand Piano AV Show; a house and electronica set from Leon Vynehall at SónarVillage; the tribal rhythms of the Peruvian duo Dengue Dengue Dengue; a closing set from Erol Alkan on the final day of the festival ; the emerging Irish MC Rejjie Snow; and the multi­instrumentalist proponent of trap­jazz Masego, plus many more.


The Sónar 2019 full festival pass is now available for 185 € while the Sonar 2-Night tickets are 125 € and the VIP Ticket is available for 270 €.  Head over to the Sonar site here for full ticket price and options info.

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