Steve Reich, a key figure in repetitive minimalism, takes centre stage at the inaugural concert of Sónar 2011 in Barcelona’s L’Auditori. The North American artist will be performing accompanied by bcn 216, L’Auditori resident instrumental group, and the British vocal group Synergy Vocals.
Magnetic Man will perform both in Sónar Barcelona and Galicia. The British trio, consisting of the producers and Djs Benga, Skream and Artwork, is considered the first group providing dubstep for the masses, and threatens to dynamite the star system of dance music, the true pop culture of our age.
Barcelona, A Coruña, London and Tokyo, the dates of Sónar 2011
Sónar 2011 will take place in Barcelona on the 16th, 17th and 18th of June in the usual venues for Sónar by Day (CCCB and MACBA) and Sónar by Night (the Auditori and the Fira Gran Via).
The second edition of Sónar Galicia will take place the 17th and 18th of June in A Coruña. Sonar Galicia comes back next year with a simultaneous edition to Sónar Barcelona. Sónar strengthen its ties with its second venue in ExpoCoruña after a successful first experiences of doubling up the festival in two different cities in Spain during the same weekend.
In 2011, Sónar will celebrate again in London on 19th of March at the Roundhouse the sixth helping of ‘A Taste of Sónar’. Each year, the event is a preview of the line-up of the festival in Barcelona.
On the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of April, Tokyo will be the next stop before Sónar Barcelona and Galicia. Sónar returns to Japan for the 4th SonarSound Tokyo edition. After five years away, the event will take place in the ageHa / Studio Coast venue and is preparing for the touchdown of over 20 artists over the three days.
Passes and the special 2-Night Ticket for Sónar Barcelona 2011 on sale now
Sónar Barcelona passes are now on sale at the special price of 130€ (155€ from the 16th of January). Tickets for access to the two nights of Sónar by Night in the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona are also available through the usual sales channels.
The Sónar passes and night tickets are not valid for the L’Auditori access. Tickets for the inaugural concert on the 16th of June at L’Auditori are on sale for the price of 30€.
The Sónar Galicia tickets sale will start soon.