This Wednesday Primavera Sound Buenos Aires has announced the lineup for its first edition and music fans are already celebrating what we’re about to experience between October and November, when the prestigious Spanish festival founded by producer Gabi Ruiz lands in the country for the first time. Travis Scott, Arctic Monkeys, Björk, Lorde, Jack White, Pixies, Charli XCX, Interpol, Mitski, Phoebe Bridgers, Cat Power, Beach House, Arca and father John Misty headline. which will feature more than 150 artists who will perform in the multiple events that will take place in different parts of the city.
Like Lollapalooza, Primavera Sound reached South America in triplicate. In addition to the Buenos Aires version, it will also be held in Santiago de Chile and São Paulo. And like Lolla, it’s produced domestically by DF Entertainment. Presented by Flow, the festival already got off to a good start on Tuesday, when it was sold out Early Bird Tickets in just 15 minutes.
Each festival has its physiognomy, its personality and the Catalan Primavera Sound, which has 20 years of experience (it was born in Barcelona in 2001) and editions outside Spain (in Porto, Portugal and Los Angeles, United States States, in addition to the three new ones in South America), is characterized by capturing the avant-garde, the most experimental side of pop music and giving visibility to emerging talents.
Primavera Sound Buenos Aires will begin on October 14 at the Olympic Park and will continue from November 7 to 13 at the Children’s Park and in different parts of the city of Buenos Aires. Its different bodies are:
* Road to Spring. with performances by Jack White, Pixies, Cat Power and the minor leagues.
* Spring in the city. From November 7 to 11, with a series of shows and activities that will focus on discovering new talent from Argentina and around the world. “Primavera en la Ciudad will be the cradle of emerging talent, a space to meet new artists and musical projects,” reads the press release issued this Wednesday.
*Primavera Sound: welcome. On Wednesday, November 9, at the Children’s Park, the festival will present a mega show that will host this park as its main venue.. Björk, Julieta Venegas, Javiera Mena and Peces Raros will performamong others.
* Spring Sound in the children’s park. A closing weekend, November 12 and 13, with the shows of Travis Scott, Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Charli XCX, Interpol, Mitski, Phoebe Bridgers, Beach House, Arca, Father John Misty and a long list of local bands.
“The ever-acclaimed Arctic Monkeys, who have carried the flag of reinvention for more than fifteen years, the perennial trendsetter Björk, urban music superstar Travis Scott and Lorde, the New Zealand artist established as the most unique pop icon of his time generation after the launch of Solar energyat the head of a program full of particularities, genres, formats and identities, enough to appreciate the whole palette of colors of the current music scene, ”says the press release.
The grid of the first edition of Buenos Aires will offer proposals as varied as those of the “sentimental troubadour Father John Misty; Charli XCX, in her race to refine the formula for the perfect chorus; Mitski, after a triumphant comeback with Laurel Hell; the personal folk-rock universe of Phoebe Bridgers; Interpol, New York sound representatives at the beginning of the millennium; the infallible Beach House and the rupturism of Arca”, among many others.
Spain will also bring an advanced group of artists from different genres and periods such as Bad Gyal, Los Planetas, Amaia, Carolina Durante and John Talabot. Caroline Polachek, Jessie Ware, Shygirl, CHAI, Jpegmafia and Shellac, the musical project of producer Steve Albini, will arrive from other latitudes.
As eclectic as it is effervescent, the local scene will range from classic 2-minute punk-rock to the cumbia-trap of L-Ghent. Juana Molina, Daniel Melero, 1915, Acus, Elephant Love, Anita B. Queen, Anyi, Baby Beast, Carca, Boom Boom Kid, Good Vampires, Clara Cava, Chechi de Marcos, Desireé Falessi, The Audiovisual Club, The Doctor, El Noba, Fermín, Franzizca, the artists of the Hiedrah Club de Baile, Miranda!, Florián, Santi Motorizado and a long etcetera complete the cast of the first Primavera Sound Buenos Aires. Welcome to the city!
This Thursday a new instance begins. After the sale of Early Bird tickets, this Thursday at 10 a.m. begins a presale for customers of the Santander American Express credit card, via ALL ACCESS.
The 4-day pass (general) includes access to Road to Primavera (October 14), Primavera en la Ciudad (November 7-11), access to Primavera Sound: La Bienvenida (November 9), and access to Primavera Sound at Parque de los Niños ( November 12 and 13). Its cost is 25,000 pesos.
The 3-day VIP pass includes: access to Primavera in the City (November 7-11), access to Primavera Sound: La Bienvenida (November 9), access to Primavera Sound at Parque de los Niños (November 12-13), as well as the Fast admission Pass and access to exclusive areas (lockers, relaxation areas). This subscription costs 40,000 pesos.
The 4-day VIP pass includes: access to Road to Primavera (October 14), access to Primavera in the City (November 7 to 11), access to Primavera Sound: La Bienvenida (November 9) and access to Primavera Sound at Parque de los Niños (November 12 and 13), in addition to Fast Pass admission and access to exclusive spaces. It costs 50,000 pesos.