Barcelona: the Primavera Sound Festival
There is a festival in the middle of Barcelona’s summer that will lighten up your nights out in this beautiful city. It’s the Primavera Summer Festival, an event that takes place once a year during spring (primavera means spring in Spanish).
The Primavera Sound Festival began in 2001 with the name Estrella Damm Primavera Sound in honor of its sponsor. It was initially conceived as an electronic music, nowadays it gathers indie music lovers from all over Europe. The attendance is close to 100,000 people, that every year come to enjoy the music and the atmosphere within it.
The festival takes place in the vicinity of Barcelona, a few km from the centre in Parc del Fòrum to allow the great number of people to participate. Among the artists that have played in it in the past we count Motörhead, Pixies, The Smashing Pumpkins, Portishead, Neil Young, Pavement, Pet Shop Boys, Pulp, and The Cure.
If you want to see the Primavera Sound Festival, do not forget to book your hotel through Best Bookings!