Daily line-up for Porto Primavera Sound unveiled today

The first edition of Primavera Sound in Porto is only a couple of months away (June 7th – 10th) and we’re already familiar with its tremendous line-up, which includes the likes of Wavves, Tennis, Björk, Washed Out, Yann Tiersen, The Flaming Lips, The War On Drugs and many many more.

Earlier today, Primavera Sound announced the daily line-up of all artists confirmed to play at both Parque da Cidade and Casa da Música. Head over to the festival’s website for all the details.

To coincide with this announcement, as of today one-day tickets are available at 35€ for Thursday and 50€ for Friday and Saturday via Ticketline and Paypal.
The general pass is on sale for 99 Euros (+booking fee) and points of sale are Ticketline, Ticketmaster, Seetickets UK, Paypal, Optimus Primavera Sound official Facebook and several Optimus stores throughout Portugal.
As previously hinted
, tickets are selling fast. Be sure to get yours before they sell out.

Primavera Sound Porto unleashes colossal line-up

The first edition of Primavera Sound in Porto has taken a colossal shape after the line-up additions revealed in a press conference held yesterday.

Optimus Primavera Sound

Like the Barcelona edition that takes place every year since 2001, the Portuguese counterpart will be eclectic and diverse.

The Flaming Lips, Atlas Sound, Yann Tiersen, Lee Ranaldo, Wavves, Tennis, We Trust and many more were added to a bill that already included the likes of Björk, Explosions In The Sky and Yo La Tengo amongst others. The festival will hold over 60 performances, check out the line-up here.

As previously posted, ATP will run one the stages like they do in Barcelona for the past few years. The other stages have also been unveiled yesterday. Optimus Stage and Primavera Stage will hold the main performances and Stage 4 will blend emerging bands and electronic music/DJ’s.
Primavera Sound takes place from June 7th – 10th and on the first and last day of the festival, the organizers will put on several free gigs in the city centre.

Portuguese plastic artist João Paulo Feliciano has been commissioned to conceive the festival space.

The capacity for this event is 30000 and the organizers confirmed 40% of all tickets have been sold, 60% of those were sold outside Portugal.

If you never got lost up and down Porto’s cobbled streets, you just found the perfect excuse to do it.

Tickets are on sale for 85 Euros (+booking fee) until February 20th. Points of sale are Ticketline, Ticketmaster, Seetickets UK, Paypal and Optimus Primavera Sound official Facebook.

Visit the Primavera Sound website for more information.

Primavera Sound 2012 lands in Porto

Primavera Sound 2012 logo

The renowned Primavera Sound Music Festival is having a second edition in 2012 for the first time. Porto was the place chosen to host it from 7th to 10th June, one week after Barcelona’s instalment. The festival will take place in Parque da Cidade, an astonishing 83 hectare urban park right by the sea.

The organisers have already unveiled a tasty batch of bands that will perform in one of the 4 different stages. ATP will run one of the stages like they have been doing in Barcelona for the past few years.

Some of the artists confirmed so far include the likes of Björk, Explosions in the Sky, The Drums, Wilco, Yo La Tengo, Death Cab For Cutie and Neon Indian. Head over to the Primavera Sound website to see the rest of the line up.

The first 1000 tickets priced at 65 Euros sold out in no time. Tickets are now available until 31st December at 75 Euros (+booking fee). Word of advice, hurry to get yours before they sell out. Points of sale are Ticketline, Ticketmaster, Seetickets UK, Paypal, Optimus Primavera Sound official Facebook and Optimus stores (Portugal only).

More info at the Optimus Primavera Sound website.