During the last weeks, the news about music festivals is summarized in two verbs: postpone and cancel. After much uncertainty, most have opted to postpone their celebration. The Sonar of Barcelona it was one of the first large format events to do so, announcing that its next edition would take place in 2021. And it is that since the pandemic changed everything, the Catalan event, like the rest of Spanish festivals, works with an eye toward next year.
With the dates clearer, this Friday the future of the festival in Barcelona is less uncertain. And it is that Sónar has confirmed that they will keep at the top of the poster one of the hooks of 2020: The Chemical Brothers. The legendary British duo, formed by Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, will offer one of the most anticipated electronic shows on the circuit and will present for the first time in Spain an immersive audiovisual show created together with Adam Smith. It will take place on the night of Saturday, June 19, 2021, the date on which the public will be able to enjoy their legendary hits and their latest album, No Geography.
With this name at the top of the poster, Sónar ensures that they continue to work with the participating artists, speakers and entities to reschedule the majority of shows and activities this year, in 2021. In this sense, the Catalan event has insisted its attendees that all Sónar 2020 tickets are automatically valid for the new Sónar 2021 dates. A formula offered by most festivals.
Of course, while the wait lasts, the festival proposes a small dose of its Sónar + D, an extraordinary edition that will be held on September 18 and 19, 2020 at the Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona, the space where it was born and grew up. it is event. A fundamentally online appointment, free and open to everyone, which depending on the capacity regulations, could have a face-to-face audience.
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