The Mediterranean is one of the most beloved music festival destinations for both national and international tourists. Every year, thousands of music lovers come to the Spanish eastern coast, longing to make their summer vacation a phenomenal one with some extraordinary music experience. As a cosmopolitan capital par excellence, Barcelona holds countless music festivals all year long, guaranteeing a unique experience for all.

Sun, beaches, as well as its ever-young atmosphere, Barcelona has the most inviting “seasoning” to the alluring combination of hormones and musical notes. For this summer, we have a long list of main music festivals in Barcelona, from indie, rock to electronic music, and we are sure that you will find one that you are interested in.

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SOUNDEATBCN

This festival combines two elements that we love in life: music and food. It takes place at the Plaza de Leonardo Da Vinci, situated at the seaside on 16th September. You will be enjoying a day with a wide selection of street food, offered by food trucks on the site, and great music from 12 noon to 10 p.m.

This is an ideal option to savour a Saturday with music from amazing artists like Foals DJ Set, Detroit Swindle, Max Graef and Pau Roca!

WHITE SUMMER FESTIVAL

Is there anything else better than an awesome music festival? A 23-day music festival! The White Summer is an innovative festival which combines gastronomy and creative commerce. It takes place in August at the Masia Mas Gelabert in Pals, at the Costa Brava. During these 23 days, the venue becomes a fascinating place to enjoy from street food to author’s cuisine, together with workshops, show and other activities for all ages.

The combination of surprises, gastronomy, art and music makes White Summer a vivid festival. It is designed to be an all-round destination for friends and families to enjoy a day of great views, great atmosphere and great creativity.

PRIMAVERA SOUND

A living legend between all music festivals around the world. This year from 31st May to 4th June, the famous Primavera Sound celebrates its 17th edition at Barcelona. This legendary festival attracts thousands of music lovers to Barcelona every year for its countless shows (indie, rock, electronic, metal…), performed by more than 200 world-class artists.

The first edition of Primavera Sound was celebrated at Poble Espanyol in Barcelona, and in 2005, it moved to where it is held now: the Parc del Fòrum. The Primavera Sound is a milestone in the music festival history – we still remember The Moldy Peaches’ only concert ever in Spain in 2002, how LCD Soundsystem became the sensation of the festival in 2003 and the unforgettable concerts and performances by Portishead, Neil Young, Michael Nyman and Bad Plus, just to name a few.

FESTIVAL PEDRALBES    

This five-years-history music festival takes place every summer in the Pedralbes quarter in Barcelona. Its unique venue – open air, natural surroundings and its phenomenal music have made it stand out among peers – another not-to-be-missed for any music lover who visits Barcelona in summertime.

The festival is celebrated in the whole July. There are different events and performances organized throughout the month, in which well known artists like Pasión Vega, Tony Bennett, The Beach Boys, Ludovico Einaudi and 2Cellos participate. Apart from the music temptation, the venue itself is also alluring: the Jardines del Palau Reial de Pedralbes is usually described as elegant, romantic, yet mysterious.

BBF: BEACH BARCELONA FESTIVAL

This remarkable electronic music event is held 15th July this year at the Port del Fòrum beach and the Parc de la Pau in Barcelona – on the beach under the Mediterranean sun, a perfect venue for the event. This is the fourth year that Barcelona holds this event.

In this year’s show, we have stars like Armin van Buuren, Axwell Ingrosso, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Kygo and Lost Frequencies. Don’t miss this chance to enjoy the best of the electronic dance music!