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Sónar Announces Scandinavian Plans
Christian Eede , January 19th, 2015 12:34

Sónar gears up for June's main event in Barcelona with weekenders in Reykjavik, Stockholm and Copenhagen, taking in sets from Jon Hopkins, Factory Floor, Nisennenmondai and more

Sónar have followed up the first wave announcement for this year's Barcelona festival with further details of their Scandinavian plans in Reykjavik, Stockholm and Copenhagen. The line-up for Sónar Reykjavik (February 12-14) is now complete with 64 acts playing across five stages at Harpa, a unique concert house located in the heart of the city. Sónar's third Reykjavik edition will see sets from Paul Kalkbrenner, Todd Terje, Nisennenmondai and many more, including a showcase of local Icelandic talent. The second Stockholm festival, February 13-14, moves to the new setting of Stockholm Waterfront, shares a number of the acts appearing in Reykjavik with the Studio Barnhus label (headed up by Axel Boman) on hand to represent the Swedish scene alongside a number of other local acts. 2015 also sees Sónar expand operations to Copenhagen for the first time on March 13-14 with a hefty line-up headed by Jon Hopkins, Factory Floor, Vessel, Kiasmos and plenty more. More news on Sónar's Danish plans for 2015 is due in the coming months.

This is all in addition to the 22nd Sónar Barcelona in June where The Chemical Brothers, Autechre, Evian Christ, Holly Herndon and many more will play across the festival's three days. More news on that is also due soon.