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Sónar presenta Sónar+D CCCB 2020

On September 18 and 19 the Barcelona music festival inaugurates a new format, both virtual and physical

Sónar presenta Sónar+D CCCB 2020 On September 18 and 19 the Barcelona music festival inaugurates a new format, both virtual and physical

The 27th edition of Sónar Barcelona has been officially postponed to 17-18-19 June 2021 due to the health emergency, but the music festival transforms the international conference organized every year together with live shows into a new format both virtual and physical: Sónar+D CCCB.

On September 18 and 19 2020, the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) will host 140 artists and speakers who will join more than 70 activities including live shows, debates, workshops, exhibitions and conferences dedicated to issues such as climate change, neuroscience, biohacking, robotics, hyper-reality or artificial intelligence and its role in the economy of creativity. In addition, a selection of the most interesting DJs of the local scene, from People You May Know to Rumbler, from Cat Gabal to Troya Modet, will perform in the new panoramic location at the Torre d'Alta Mar

Even if there will be a particular focus on local talents, there will be exclusive video performances produced specifically for the event and coming worldwide. Arca will stage a special live DJ set at the CCCB Theatre in Barcelona; Max Cooper, the musician with a PhD in computer biology, will present the Max Cooper Live AV audiovisual show held at Kings Place Studios in London; composer Laurel Halo will play from the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin; Daito Manabe will give an audiovisual performance lecture from his studio in Tokyo; Ryoji Ikeda, pioneer of advanced music and digital art, will introduce the first version of his next installation.

For the first time, on September 18 and 19, the Sónar will be an audio-visual and digital platform, with all its programming available online, including exclusive on-demand content, on two free streaming channels: and To enjoy both virtual and physical events, pre-registration is mandatory and will be available here from this Monday, September 14 at 10:00 CET. 

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Sónar+D CCCB, an extraordinary edition of Sónar+D, is coming!⁣ A celebration and a meeting place for the creative communities from the city and beyond, broadcasting from Barcelona on the 18th and 19th September.⁣ Online, free to access, and with the possibility of physical attendance. Full details of this special edition and its program of partners and collaborators will be announced next week. Stay tuned! #SonarDCCCB ⁣ ⁣ ¡Llega Sónar+D CCCB, una edición extraordinaria de Sónar+D! Una celebración y un punto de encuentro de las comunidades creativas locales e internacionales que se retransmitirá desde Barcelona los próximos 18 y 19 de septiembre. On-line, gratuito y con aforo presencial limitado. La semana que viene desvelaremos más detalles sobre esta edición especial y sobre los colaboradores que se suman al evento. ¡Empieza la cuenta atrás! ⁣ #SonarDCCCB ⁣ ⁣ Ja és aquí Sónar+D CCCB, una edició extraordinària de Sónar+D! Una celebració i un punt de trobada de les comunitats creatives locals i internacionals, que es retransmetrà des de Barcelona els propers 18 i 19 de setembre. On-line, gratuït i amb aforament presencial limitat. La setmana vinent revelarem més detalls sobre aquesta edició especial i sobre els col·laboradors que s’han sumat a l’esdeveniment. Comença el compte enrere! #SonarDCCCB ⁣ ⁣

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