Primavera Sound 2023: Lineup, tickets and how to get there

Primavera Sound is an annual music festival held in June in Barcelona, Spain. It is the second largest music festival in Europe and attracts more than 2 million visitors each year. The first Primavera Sound was held in 2001 in Poble Espanyol, with around 8,000 attendees. In 2003 the number of attendees grew to 24,000, and in 2005 it moved to its current location, Parque del Fórum, where it has been held ever since. In 2019, there were more than 220,000 visitors and more than 300 artists performing on 20 stages.

Due to the great success in recent years, the promoters have decided to organise another festival in Madrid, so that in 2023 the festival will be held in the 2 main cities of Spain. In this edition there will be more than 400 musicians offering more than 500 performances with different styles, ranging from rock to urban music.

When will Primavera Sound take place?

Primavera Sound 2023 will be held from Monday 29 May to Sunday 4 June in Barcelona. The main performances will take place from 1 to 3 June in Parque del Fórum. But you can also enjoy the festival during the week, as this year Primavera a la Ciutat is back, with performances scheduled for 29, 30 and 31 May and 4 June in different venues and spaces in the city, such as Razzmatazz, Apolo, RED58, Sidecar, Poble Espanyol, LAUT, Luz de Gas and Jamboree. This edition of the festival closes on Sunday 4 June with Brunch-In the City, a closing party with several concerts at Parc del Fòrum.

On the other hand, the first edition of Primavera Sound in Madrid will take place from the 5th to the 11th of June. The main concerts will take place from 8 to 10 June in the Ciudad del Rock in Arganda del Rey. And as in Barcelona, there will also be a Primavera en la Ciudad, with concerts on the 5th, 6th, 7th and 11th June in different venues. The edition will close with Brunch-In the City, which will take place in the Cívitas Metropolitano.

In addition to the festivals in Barcelona and Madrid, Primavera Sound also has several spin-off events taking place in Oporto (Portugal), Santiago de Chile (Chile), Buenos Aires (Argentina), São Paulo (Brazil) and Los Angeles (USA), with a similar lineup.

Primavera Sound 2023 lineup

Primavera Sound 2023 will bring together some of the best international artists, from DJs to pop singers. Among the extensive lineup for this year’s edition of Primavera Sound are: Rosalía, Depeche ModePet Shop Boys, Blur, Calvin Harris, Bad Gyal, Skrillex, Kendrick Lamar, Bad Religion, Halsey and Måneskin..

Barcelona lineup:

primavera sound 2023 barcelona lineup

Madrid lineup:

primavera sound 2023 madrid lineup


How to get to Primavera Sound Barcelona

There are several ways to get to Primavera Sound, but the best option is definitely You can book a taxi, private transfer or even better, a Minivan (to go with your friends) at the Airport or anywhere in Barcelona. You can also go directly from anywhere in Spain.

Other options to get to the festival are by tram (line T4), metro (line 4) or bus (lines H16, H14, 7, 136, V31, 143, N6 and N7).

How to get to Primavera Sound Madrid

The best way to get to Primavera Sound in Madrid is with You can book your transfer in Madrid quickly and comfortably on our website.

You can also get to Ciudad del Rock in Arganda del Rey by metro (line M-9) or bus (lines 2, 312, 312A and 352).

Primavera Sound 2023 tickets

You can buy tickets by phone or online. Primavera Sound sells tickets through various points of sale. There are also discounts for residents and for those with the Carnet Jove (Barcelona). Prices include booking fees, which vary depending on where you buy them.

  • Day ticket: €125
  • VIP Day Ticket: €185
  • Full Festival Ticket: €325
  • VIP Full Festival Ticket: €545
  • Full Festival Ticket Barcelona & Madrid: €520
  • VIP Full Festival Ticket Barcelona & Madrid: €900
  • Brunch-In Ticket: €35

Finally, a waiting list is available in case there are buyers who are unable to attend and return their tickets. To facilitate ticket arrangements, attendees will need to download the Access Ticket app. More information about tickets can be found on the official website.

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