In Photos: Sónar 2024

Sónar returned to Barcelona this June for a three-day showcase exploring the intersection of music, art and technology.

Lee Gamble and Candela Capitán on creative collaboration and making Models

On their Sónar co-produced show ‘Models’, producer Lee Gamble and choreographer Candela Capitán explore the intersection of tech, sound design, dance and the body.

OFFSónar finalises programme for 2024

As part of Barcelona’s biggest music and cultural takeover, Sónar Week, the multi-day events series will return to the city once again from 13-16 June.

Sónar Lisboa 2024 announce set times and immersive installation

The Portuguese festival taking place this weekend (22-24 March) has announced set times and a new immersive installation.

Sevdaliza, VTSS and Laurel Halo join Sónar 2024 line-up

The Barcelona event has announced the remaining names for its 31st edition, taking place from 13-15 June 2024

Sónar and OFFSónar launch Sónar Week

The Barcelona events are teaming up to offer festival goers a new Sónar Week Pass which will allow access to all of Sónar by Day, Sónar+D, OFFSónar, and Sónar by Night

Blackhaine, CASISDEAD and Marie Davidson confirmed for Sónar Barcelona 2024

The festival has announced the first wave of acts for its 31st edition.

In Photos: OFFSónar 2023

From Barcelona, with love: A day-to-night photo diary from last month’s OFFSónar event series


Sónar+D programme to explore the impact of AI on the arts

Sónar+D will take place at Palau de Congressos de Fira Montjuïc on 15, 16 and 17 June

Sónar completes line-up with Aphex Twin, Little Simz and more

The Barcelona festival has added over 40 more acts to its 30th anniversary edition, taking place 15-17 June

Sónar Lisboa reveals full line-up for 2023

The second edition of Sónar Lisboa takes place from 31 March to 2 April and forms part of Sónar’s 30th anniversary celebrations

SHERELLE, Kode9, VTSS and more confirmed for Sónar Lisboa 2023

The festival has announced its first wave of acts for its 30th anniversary.

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Fever Ray, Oneohtrix Point Never and Anz to play Sónar Barcelona 2023

The festival has unveiled the first acts for its 30th anniversary edition next year, which takes place from 15-17 June 2023 in Barcelona

In photos: Sónar Barcelona 2022

Candid backstage portraits of the artists performing at Sónar’s 2022 edition in Barcelona. Captured by photographer Nacho G Riaza


Atmospheric sonics give way to murkier textures and intrepid rhythms in this mix from Jokkoo crew member MBODJ

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UNIIQU3, Yung Singh and Ehua added to Sónar Barcelona 2022

The 29th edition of the festival will take place from 16 to 18 June

Sónar Barcelona adds Headie One, Lyra Pramuk and LSDXOXO to 2022 line-up

The Spanish event has also revealed its programme by day and by night

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Sónar unveils digital programmes for S+T+ARTS Festival and SónarCCCB 2021

Sónar’s autumn festivals kick off tonight (27 October), with many of this week’s events available to stream online for free


Thundercat, Floating Points and IAMDBB announced for Sónar Lisboa 2022

Sónar will stage its first edition in Lisbon on 8-10 April 2022

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Sónar announces line-up for S+T+ARTS Festival and SónarCCCB 2021

More acts have been added to the programme for the AI and music festival, and two-day event

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Sónar adds Helena Hauff, Avalon Emerson and Conducta to 2022 line-up

Tickets for next summer’s edition are on sale now


The Chemical Brothers to play Sónar 2021

The duo will top the bill on 19 June next year. Having postponed its 2020…


Sónar Festival postponed until 2021

Sónar will move to next year, with a one-off edition of Sónar+D taking place this…


The Chemical Brothers, Arca, Dave and more announced for Sónar 2020

The Barcelona festival takes place from 18-20 June


Sónar 2019: A vision of the future in Barcelona

With standout shows from Holly Herndon, Arca and Lotic, as well talks from Robert Del Naja and all manner of digital delights, Sónar 2019 was a seamless celebration of music and technology.


In Photos: Backstage at Sónar Festival 2019

Sónar continued to push boundaries with its eclectic 2019 billing. Nacho G Riaza went backstage to capture the artists in their element.

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Selections: Kelly Moran

The Warp artist picks track by Shed, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Angel Ho and more

Selections: FAKA

A playlist of South African dance music selected by the queer arts collective


Sevdaliza, Lorenzo Senni and Theo Parrish complete Sónar’s 2019 line-up

The Spanish festival heads to Barcelona on 18-20 July

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Bill Kouligas, Bad Bunny and Lil Uzi Vert among names added to Sónar 2019 line-up

The Barcelona festival adds a new cluster of names to the 2019 bill