The 2013 Sonar will be the 20th installment of the Barcelona International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art. It is scheduled to take place in Barcelona on the 13th, 14th and 15th of June, 2013. As always, the line-up is amazing and the event is packed with unique and inspiring shows, exhibitions and seminars.
It is hard to describe just how amazing and special the Sonar event really is. Sonar is much more than just a music festival, it is the ultimate opportunity to encounter, interact with and appreciate the most current movements in the modern media arts and music.
In case you haven’t heard of it before, I’ll provide a brief explanation. Sonar is a full 3-day music and media arts festival dedicated to the advancement of music and new media art. Sonar is a celebration of modern music and a platform for the presentation of a contemporary mix of entertainment and artistry – the new, unique and experimental. It is a venue that provides for interaction, blending and the combination of new trends in various music genres and media art.
By Day and By Night, Sonar Barcelona
The 2013 Barcelona Sonar festival is divided into two separate events: Sonar by Day and Sonar by Night. Barcelona Sonar by Day consists of concerts, showcases, a professional zone and an exhibition area. Its main purpose is to provide the up-and-coming in the music and media arts world a venue where they can show off their talents and interact with industry insiders. Barcelona Sonar by Night is the big show, center stage featured event. The biggest names in the electronic music scene rock the stage. This is where modern electronica is at center stage with an extensive line-up of established artists, up and coming talent and djs from various genres. Barcelona Sonar makes for an unique and unforgettable music experience.
Much more than just a concert or music festival, Barcelona Sonar is the best gathering point for performers, audience and industry profesionals looking for the most recent concepts in music and media arts. Over the course of its 19 year history it has come to be known as the place of choice for industry professionals to conduct business and make contacts.
Where to Stay during the Barcelona Sonar 2013
When deciding where to stay during Barcelona’s Sonar 2013 look no further than Sant Jordi Hostels Barcelona. With their award winning, affordable and fun accommodation options, Sant Jordi hostels have proven themselves as having the top youth hostels in Barcelona. Chose from private-individual, private-double and the more economical dorm style accommodations. Enjoy top facilities including free Internet, free Wi-Fi, guest kitchens, and well-designed, comfortable common areas. Winning such prestigious awards as 2nd Best Hostel Chain Worldwide 2010, 2011 and 2012 (hostelworld.com), 10th Best medium Hostel Worldwide 2012 (hostelworld.com), a Quality Selection award in 2012 from HolidayCheck.com and much more, Sant Jordi hostels is one of the most recognized and highly awarded hostel chains in Barcelona. With 6 hostels in Barcelona that provide some of the best hostel services and facilities worldwide, Sant Jordi Hostels is the perfect accommodation for Sonar 2013, Barcelona.
Sonar Ticket Options
The Sonar Pass is the all inclusive ticket option. For 175€ the Sonar Pass allows entrance to all Sonar by Day and and Sonar by Night events. This is the way to go if you are planning on being in Barcelona during the entire 3 days of the event and want to take full advantage of everything that Sonar has to offer.
The Sonar 2-Night Ticket is designed for those who just want to enjoy the Sonar by Night main events. For 115€ this ticket option allows entrance to the Sonar by Night events on the 14th and 15th of June only. Be awaire, this ticket option is not available for sale at the festival ticket office and is only on slae until the 9th of June.
Individual, Sonar by Night single event tickets can be bought for 66€. These tickets allow entrance to one of the Sonar by Night events only. This ticket option is designed for anyone who has a particular performer that they are just dying to see but don’t have the money or interest to purchase the more expensive tickets.
Individual, Sonar by Day single event tickets can be bought for 40€. These tickets allow entrance to one of the Sonar by day events. Again, this ticket option is designed for anyone who has a particular performer that they are just dying to see but don’t have the money or interest to purchase the more expensive tickets.
To purchase Sonar tickets and review a full list of Sonar ticket purchase options check out the Sonar 2013 tickets webpage.