Primavera Sound 2017 Lineup: Frank Ocean, Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Aphex Twin Headline
The festival lineups are starting to come fast and heavy, as promoters and organizers want to be the first to have a reason to put out tickets and grab your money. Primavera Sound in Barcelona is known for having one of the best-curated lineups in the world each year and they do it again in 2017 with Frank Ocean, Arcade Fire, The xx, Solange, Bon Iver, Aphex Twin and others.
The full list of performers spans over 200 different artists from all sections of the music industry.
Other names that top the lineup include Slayer, Grace Jones, Van Morrison, Skepta, Run The Jewels, Mac Demarco, Miguel, Descendents, Angel Olsen and The Magnetic Fields.
There is a bit of everything for everyone. The top of lineup has big names such as Arcade Fire, who could be putting out an album in the spring, Frank Ocean, who appears to be hitting the festival circuit this summer, Bon Iver, Aphex Twin for a very rare gig and others.
There will be a few special performances at Primavera Sound. The Zombies will perform Odyssey & Oracle on its 50th anniversary. Sue Jorge will perform The Life Aquatic. A Tribute to David Bowie.
Other notable names on the lineup include Tycho, Glass Animals, Death Grips, Dixon, Local Natives, Sampha and Against Me!
As one might expect, Primavera Sound also boasts an undercard with a lot of names that you won't find on many festivals around the world, especially in North America.
Primavera Sound will take place at the Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona from May 31 to June 4. Tickets are on sale starting at a paltry 175 € (186) until Jan. 7.