Between 14th and 17th June, Barcelona’s Poble Espanyol open-air museum will host nine carefully curated dance music events to run in tandem with Sónar festival’s 25th edition.
The line-up for the inimitable Sónar Festival features the likes of Laurent Garnier, Motor City Drum Ensemble, DJ Stingray, Thom Yorke, Charlotte de Witte, Objekt, Miss Kittin, Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto and many, many more. Adding to that now, the OFF Sónar series will feature events hosted by Innervisions, Drumcode, Secretsundaze, Elrow, Knee Deep In Sound, It’s All About The Music and Carl Craig’s Detroit Love, WooMooN and ТРИП.
Spread across stages on the Plaza Mayor, Monasterio, and Carpa & Picnic Area of the Poble Espanyol, the picturesque location for these individual parties offers a panoramic view of the city and an escape from the city during the festival.
Carl Craig’s Detroit Love party will host Moodymann, Omar-S, Octave One, Kyle Hall on 14th June, while on the same day It's All About The Music will feature Marco Carola, Barcelona’s own Paco Osuna, Apollonia and others. Also on Sunday is Hot Since 82’s Knee Deep In Sound, which will be presenting Kölsch b2b Tiga, Cassy b2b Heidi, Butch b2b Josh Wink and a set from Cocoon's La Fleur.
On 15th June Nina Kraviz’s ТРИП label showcase will feature DJ Rush, Shadowax and Steve O'Sullivan along with Deniro and Bjarki. Meanwhile, one of London’s finest parties Secretsundaze will be hosting a stellar line-up with Joy Orbison, Antal, Dekmantel Soundsystem, Lakuti and Funkineven b2b Byron The Aquarius. Mighty Ibiza party promoters Elrow are also hosting a stage that day, but that line-up remains under wraps for now.
Drumcode’s party on June 16th will feature founder Adam Beyer along with Joseph Capriati, Boxia, Enrico Sangiuliano, Julian Jeweil, Marco Farone, Matador, Pan-Pot, Sam Paganini and Wehbba. On the less dark side of things, Ibiza party WooMooN will host Damian Lazarus, BLOND:ISH, Rampue, Satori (Live), Monolink (Live), Jan Blomqvist (Live) and Audiofly.
Finally then, on the 17th Dixon’s Innervisions will take over all three of Poble Espanyol’s stages for one massive party featuring Ben UFO, Dixon, Jamie xx and Avalon Emerson along with Floating Points, Job Jobse, Âme, Alex From Tokyo Willikens & Ivkovic and more.
For more information and tickets to the individual events, click here.
Last year, we took some photographs of the incredible fashion to be found in Barcelona during Sónar.
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