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Sónar Unveils First Names For 2022 Edition
Christian Eede , May 12th, 2021 16:38

The Chemical Brothers, Arca and more will play the Barcelona festival next year

Barcelona's Sónar festival has confirmed plans for its return in 2022.

Having been forced to cancel this year and last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sónar will return to its usual two Fira Montjuic and Fira Gran Via bases in June of next year. More than 100 names have been confirmed to play so far, with headline performances scheduled from the Chemical Brothers, Arca, Oneohtrix Point Never and AJ Tracey, among others.

Further live appearances will come from serpentwithfeet, Princess Nokia and Lafawndah, while there will be DJ sets from Joy Orbison, The Blessed Madonna, Skee Mask, Richie Hawtin, Jayda G, and Octo Octa & Eris Drew.

Organisers called off the 2021 edition of the festival in March, but confirmed plans for two other Sónar-affiliated events in Barcelona, the S+T+ARTS AI And Music Festival and SónarCCCB, to go ahead later this year.

Sónar will take place from June 16 to 18, 2022. Find more information here.