Primavera Sound in Barcelona kicked off the the European festival summer season with another outstanding edition of music and beautiful people. Moonrise sets with St. Vincent, all night bangers with Charlotte de Witte, and intimate sets with Japanese Breakfast were just a few of the highlights of the first weekend. Next up – Primavera Sound heads to Porto and Madrid!
When: May 31-June 3, 2023
Where: Barcelona, Spain
The Scene: This Barcelona institution is a beacon for the entire spectrum of indie rock along with a smattering of entries from just about every other genre of music. Hundreds of bands fill the Parc El Forum along with one-of-a-kind intimate performances throughout the city. Add this music festival mecca to your bucket list immediately.
The Lineup: Alex G, Baby Keem, Bad Religion, Black Midi, Bleachers, Blur, Built To Spill, Calvin Harris, Christine And The Queens, Death Grips, Depeche Mode, Ezra Furman, FKA Twigs, Four Tet, Halsey, Japanese Breakfast, Kendrick Lamar, My Morning Jacket, Pet Shop Boys, Pusha T, Rosalía, Skrillex, St. Vincent, Swans, The Comet is Coming, The Voidz, The War on Drugs, Turnstile, Yung Lean, Yves Tumor
More Info: Primavera Sound Barcelona 2023 Guide
When: June 7-10, 2023
Where: Porto, Portugal
The Scene: The little sibling to Barcelona's mega-festival Primavera Sound, this Portuguese edition takes place the following weekend in the charming city of Porto. The recipe remains the same, with a staggering roster of indie rock talent. The grassy hillsides of Parque Central means that every seat is a prime location to watch the show.
More Info: Primavera Sound Porto 2023 Guide
When: June 7-10, 2023
Where: Arganda del Rey, Spain
The Scene: Primavera Sound launches a new edition in the capital of Spain! Festies will travel the City of Rock near Madrid for this latest iteration of the legendary festival.
The Lineup: Bad Religion, Black Midi, Bleachers, Blur, Built To Spill, Christine And The Queens, Death Grips, Depeche Mode, FKA Twigs, Four Tet, Halsey, Japanese Breakfast, Kendrick Lamar, My Morning Jacket, New Order, Pet Shop Boys, Pusha T, St. Vincent, The Voidz, The War on Drugs, Turnstile
More Info: Primavera Sound Madrid 2023 Guide