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Primavera Sound 2021 Full Lineup: Kim Gordon, Khruangbin, Kurt Vile, Slowthai & More Join Massive Booking
Today, June 9, Primavera Sound announced the full lineup for their 20th edition flagship Barcelona music festival, adding 45 more artists in its third and final round of artist announcements. The open-air Spanish fest is set to return to its home at Parc del Fòrum on June 2-6, 2021, after the 2020 edition was canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Sonic Youth co-founder Kim Gordon and lo-fi rocker Kurt Vile, who were slated for the 2020 event, officially join the 2021 lineup today, along with British punk rapper slowthai and Texan psych rock trio Khruangbin. These acts join the likes of Bad Bunny, The Strokes, Massive Attack, Tyler, The Creator, Honey Dijon, Bikini Kill and Pavement—all of whom were previously confirmed for the 2021 event and originally booked for 2020.
Techno heavy-hitter Ben UFO, Argentinian rockers Él Mató a un Policía Motorizado, Catalan singer Marina Herlop and minimal techno hero Terrence Dixon also join the lineup today. In addition to unveiling the complete billing, Primavera shared the breakdown by day, so fans can take advantage of the day passes that go on sale this Thurs., June 11.
Additionally, to close out the event on Sunday, the inaugural Brunch On The Beach party will include all originally slated DJs. BLOND:ISH, Chaos in the CBD, Black Coffee, Amelie Lens, Disclosure, Nina Kraviz, and more will all bring the day rave to the Sant Adrià Besòs beach.
Previously added 2021 artists who were not a part of the original 2020 booking include Charli XCX, Tame Impala, the Gorillaz, FKA twigs, Jamie xx, Jorja Smith, Doja Cat and others. For the full list, see the tweet above and visit the fest's website.
Weekend tickets are currently on sale at a discounted price of 165 Euros until tomorrow, Wends. June 10, after which the price increases to 195 Euros. Day tickets, including for Brunch On The Beach, go on sale on Thurs. June 11 at 11:00 a.m. CET. Find complete ticket info here.