Primavera Sound 2012 Barcelona Festival
The ever-famous Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona is one of the largest and most anticipated events in Barcelona. With over 100 bands performing over the course of 5 days, the 2012 Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona promises to be one of the best yet.
The line-up for the 2012 Primavera Sound is outstanding. With everything from Bjork, The Cure and Mazy Star to Franz Ferdinand, Wilco and Napalm Death, Primavera Sound 2012 has not only an outstanding list of talent but also offers a wide array of musical genres. For a lsit of which bands are performing on which days, scroll down to bottom of this post and view the Primavera Sound 2012 line up.
Primavera Sound 2012 Ticket Options
Considering that Primavera Sound is a huge music festival that spans 5 full days it is definitely worth considering getting the full festival ticket for just 190€. With the full festival ticket you will be able to come and go as you please, picking and choosing which shows are most important without having to feel like you are missing out on something. If however, you are on a budget and have a few bands in particular that you are just dying to see, you can get a day ticket for Thursday, Friday or Saturday for 70€ each. There are also no age restrictions… so, come one, come all!!!
Primavera Sound 2012 Venue
Scheduled to take place between May 30th and June 3rd in the Park del forum area of Barcelona, the 2012 Primavera Sound will be ideally located directly in front of the Mediterranean and just up from the beautiful beaches of Barcelona. Late May and early June is one of the most beautiful times of year in Barcelona; summer is literally just around the corner, the weather is pleasantly warm but not overly hot and the beaches are beginning to fill with sun-bathers. The Park del Forum is a huge park and event area at the northern end of Barcelona in close proximity to the beach and just a 5 – 10 minute walk from the closest metro, tram and bus stops. With almost guaranteed good weather, amazing location and outstanding accessibility, Parc del Forum is the ideal venue for a large outdoor festival like Primavera Sound.
Where to Stay During Primavera Sound 2012
The best choice for accommodation during Primavera Sound 2012 is Sant Jordi Hostels Barcelona. With award winning, affordable and fun accommodations, Sant Jordi hostels has proven itself as having the top Youth hostels in Barcelona. Winning such prestigious awards as 2nd Best Hostel Chain Worldwide 2010 and 2011 (hostelworld.com), 9th Best Small Hostel Worldwide 2011 (hostelworld.com) and 8th Best Medium Hostel Worldwide 2011 (hostelworld.com), Sant Jordi hostels has 6 hostels in Barcelona and provides some of the best hostel services and facilities worldwide.