Primavera Sound Barcelona is an annual music festival that has traditionally been held in Barcelona, Spain but has also expanded in recent years to Porto, Portugal, and this year, to Madrid, Spain.

It’s also one of the most anticipated music events on the festival calendar and attracts music lovers from all over the world who come to see some of the biggest names in music perform live in the sunny beachside city of Barcelona.

The 2023 edition of Primavera Sound is set to be another incredible event, with a stellar lineup that features some of the most popular and talented artists in the industry.

When and where is it?

Running from May 29 until June 4 at the Parc del Fòrum, Primavera Sound 2023 promises to be a memorable week-long party for music fans.

The outdoor venue by the sea provides the perfect backdrop for an incredible lineup of performers.

Who’s performing?

One of the standout acts at this year’s festival is the legendary British pop duo, Pet Shop Boys. With a career spanning over three decades, Pet Shop Boys have released some of the most iconic pop songs of all time, including “West End Girls” and “It’s a Sin”. Their live shows are known for their elaborate stage productions and incredible visuals, making them a must-see act at Primavera Sound.

Another major draw at Primavera Sound 2023 is the English alternative rock band, Blur. Known for their distinctive sound and charismatic frontman, Damon Albarn, Blur have been a beloved band since the 1990s.

Another big name at this year’s festival is Rosalía (pictured), a Barcelona native and global sensation in recent years thanks to her unique blend of flamenco music and modern pop sensibilities. Her performances are known for their energy and passion, and she is sure to be a huge hit with the home crowd.

Halsey is also set to perform at Primavera Sound 2023. The American singer-songwriter has also become a sensation in recent years, with hits like “Bad at Love” and “Without Me”. Her powerful vocals and emotional lyrics have won her a legion of fans, and her performance at Primavera Sound is sure to be a highlight of the festival.

Other notable acts on the lineup include New Order, Darkside, Depeche Mode, Diplo, Calvin Harris, and Kendrick Lamar. These artists represent a wide range of musical genres, from post-punk to hip-hop, and will ensure that there is something for everyone at Primavera Sound.

What else is happening in the city?

Beyond the music, there are also plenty of opportunities to explore the city of Barcelona and all that it has to offer, from its stunning architecture to its vibrant nightlife.

See some of our day Activities, or get in touch with BarcelonaTours if you need tickets for city attractions, or would like to arrange extra activities during your stay.

Tickets and Attractions

Overall, Primavera Sound is shaping up to be an unforgettable event for music lovers around the world. With a lineup that includes some of the biggest names in the industry, as well as up-and-coming artists from a variety of genres, there is sure to be something for everyone.

Whether you’re a lifelong fan of Pet Shop Boys or a newcomer to the world of Rosalía, this festival is the perfect opportunity to experience live music at its very best.