SÓNAR BARCELONA 2024. Sónar Week turn Barcelona into the global capital of electronic music and digital culture, with more than 154.000 attendees.

With more than 250 activities, the Sónar 2024 program has welcomed local and international leaders in art, science, technology, and, of course, music, attracting an audience from over 90 countries across five continents. Attendance figures were 54.000 people for Sónar by Day, 66.000 for Sónar by Night, and 34.000 for OFFSónar, with 70% national and 30% international attendees.

The festival has brought together pioneering names in electronic music and club culture, such as the duo Air and DJs Danny Tenaglia, Laurent Garnier, Richie Hawtin, and Kerri Chandler, alongside contemporary figures like Kaytranada, Ben Böhmer, and Adriatique. It has also served as a springboard for emerging talents like Judeline, ABHIR, and Ela Minus, and has amplified local and international micro-scenes from Latin America, Africa, and the rest of Europe. At Sónar 2024, attendees danced to techno and house, as well as afrorave, baile-funk, gabber, hyperpop, and treggaetón.

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Sónar+D’s morning format introduced in 2023, returned this year, featuring more than 370 artists and speakers, as well as the participation of digital innovation studios, research centers, and universities from around the world. The programme, with 100+ scheduled activities, has served to foster connections among professionals, curious minds, and eager audiences, engaging in debates on topics such as Artificial Intelligence and its impact on the arts, immersive technologies, and digital identities.

Sónar Barcelona 2025 will take place on the 12th, 13th, and 14th June at Fira Montjuïc and Fira Gran Via. This Tuesday, 18th June, at 12:00 noon, a presale for SonarPass and SonarPass+D (both standard and VIP) will be available. The public can pre-register for this presale starting tonight. More information is available at sonar.es and on the festival’s social media channels: @sonarfestival.

Sónar 2025 will also feature an inaugural concert on Thursday 12th June, at the Palau de la Música Catalana, where works by Steve Reich and Raquel García-Tomás will be performed.

H/T Sónar festival.

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