Barcelona is worldly known thanks to its beaches, its beautiful modernistic buildings, its cosmopolitan environment and its multiculturality. But the capital of Catalonia is much more than that.

Thanks to its exceptional weather, Barcelona is a great destination to visit during summer months. Taking a bath in the beach or reading a book or sunbathing laid on the sand are relaxing plans to forget for some days our stressful day-to-day.

But there is another way to disconnect from our routine. This option is more “active” than the one we were talking about on the previous paragraph. Here we are talking about going to a music festival in Barcelona and enjoy one of the best parties of your life.

In this post, we present the best music festivals of Barcelona. So, start searching for cheap apartments for rent in Barcelona and pack your bags, you have an unforgettable party to live!

Primavera Sound

This festival gathers together some of the best indie artists of the world. It is celebrated from May 28th to June 3rdand people from all around the world come to Barcelona to enjoy concerts of their favorite groups.

This year, some big names such as Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The National, Arctic Monkeys, Björk or Migos will be present in Primavera Sound’s stages.Be prepared for an unforgettable musical experience!


Have you ever heard about Sónar? It is one of the most known festivals of electronic and experimental music around the world. It is celebrated from June 14th to June 16th and if you like non-commercial electronic music, this is your time and place to be!

This festival is famous for being innovative, creative and original. In fact, this year they are celebrating its 25th anniversary, so they decided to contact with aliens. This way, they will send during the festival music to Luyten b, which is an exoplanet. Luyten b is one of the most Earth-like planets ever found and its considered as a potentially habitable exoplanet.


This summer festival is celebrated from July 12th to July 14th. In Cruïlla Festival, we will find a mix of famous international and Spanish artists.

There is not a predominant style of music, but a wide range of them is covered thanks to the presence of different artists such as Jack White, Justice, Izal, BombaEstéreo, Prophets of Rage or Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley.

If you like every kind of music, either Reggae, Hip-Hop, Rock, Indie or Pop; this is your festival.