Sónar is considered to be one of the best europian music festivals. That being said, its 22nd renewed edition is highly expected, considering its extended line-up of 38 new acts. The Barcelona based festival -18-20 June- has already announced to be hosting some of the biggest names of popular electronic music, such as Skrillex, Die Antwoord, FKA twigs, Hot Chip, Arca, Siriusmodeselektor and of course Duran Duran. The complete list of the artists is published here.
Created in 1994, Sónar is a pioneering festival with a unique format and content, mainly orientated to electronic music. Since 2002, Sónar has organized more than 50 events in many different parts of the world, highlighting the most interesting homegrown talent and the scene in the city where it takes place. In addition to Barcelona, the festival has traveled to New York, London, Lisboa, Hamburg, Toronto, Montreal and Tokyo, among many other destinations around the world.