Primavera Sound continues its reign as one of the vital impeccably booked festivals on the earth annually with their announcement of the 2023 lineups for Barcelona and Madrid. Depeche Mode, Kendrick Lamar, Blur, Rosalía, Halsey, FKA twigs, Skrillex, Måneskin, St. Vincent, The Moldy Peaches, Calvin Harris and Le Tigre will headline the Barcelona and Madrid dates subsequent yr.
In complete there might be over 200 performances in every metropolis, together with each welcome and shutting days and naturally this system of Primavera a la Ciutat.
This plurality, this range that’s so Primavera Sound, additionally extends to the strictly musical facet and presents inconceivable combos wherever you look. Punk and k-pop, reggaeton and metallic, techno and salsa will coexist in an occasion to have a good time music in all its varieties within the arms of massive names, long-awaited comebacks, model new revelations and dwelling legends.
Barcelona and Madrid will expertise two virtually an identical Primavera Sounds on their three foremost days. Virtually. A minimal distinction that’s restricted to a small group of artists who will solely carry out on one of many two websites aspart of the primary program of every competition. The Parc del Fòrum would be the place to benefit from the grand guignol metallic of Ghost, the simmering quejío of Israel Fernández and Diego del Morao, the refined saudade of Arthur Verocai and the rock in scope of The Conflict On Medicine (who in Madrid will headline the Primavera a la Ciutat program with a live performance at La Riviera) and the gen-z confessions of Holly Humberstone, whereas the Ciudad del Rock will characteristic The Mars Volta in one other of their volcanic appearances, Dangerous Gyal, and the British artist Georgia together with her emotional dance and the post-punk commune fashioned by Crack Cloud.
Full competition tickets and day tickets will go on sale on Thursday 1st December at 12 midday CET on DICE.
Photograph through Christian Bertrand for Primavera Sound