Primavera Sound Festival Announces 2021 Lineup: Charli XCX, FKA Twigs, Tame Impala, BROCKHAMPTON, and More

    Following the cancellation of its 2020 edition due to the coronavirus pandemic, Primavera Sound Festival has announced the first 100 names on the line-up for their 2021 festival. New additions from the previous lineup include Charli XCX, FKA Twigs, Jamie xx, Gorillaz, Napalm Death, Mica Levi, Autechre, Jorja Smith, IDLES, and more. The bill also includes Tyler, the Creator, the Strokes, Bikini Kill, Bad Bunny, the National, Chromatics, Rina Sawayama, Brockhampton, 100 gecs, Iggy Pop, Caroline Polachek, Beck, Black Midi, Yo La Tengo, among others. Check out the full lineup below.

    The Barcelona-held event is set to run from June 2-6, 2021, with more acts to be announced until then. All tickets purchased for Primavera Sound Festival 2020 will be valid for 2021, while remaining tickets will go on sale on Wednesday, June 3rd. You can find out more information about refunds and ticket exchanges here.

    “Whoever said that the second chances are never good did not imagine that we would experience something like what is happening this 2020,” Primavera organisers said in a statement. “With the whole world on pause due to the evolution of the global pandemic and with the live music sector holding its breath facing a summer without festivals, we can only look forward: towards 2021, specifically, the year in which we are going to recover everything that will be pending from 2020.”

    They added: “So, we are especially proud to announce that the first names in the Primavera Sound Barcelona 2021 line-up feature a majority of artists who reconfirm their presence at the festival, as well as the occasional very special new addition. A first selection of artists that condenses the spirit of the festival for an edition that is as long awaited as this 20th anniversary edition is, and that will be updated soon with new names, both from the 2020 lineup and new surprises.”

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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