The first edition of Sónar Lisboa 2022 will take place in the Portuguese capital on the weekend of April 8th and 10th, and it promises to be a memorable event.
Dates of the Music Festival – 8th to 10th April 2022
Sónar Lisboa aspires to bring together a diverse regional and global audience to celebrate progressive music, creativity, and cutting-edge technology.
Sónar Lisboa will take over iconic locations throughout the city over three days, with day and night activities focusing on the newest trends in dance and electronic music, visual arts, and digital culture, showcasing known artists and intriguing newcomers in a unique way.
A Brief History of the Sonar Lisbon Music Festival
The very first thing that pops up in mind when you think of the Sónar Festival is most likely Barcelona.
Like it should, given that the event has put the Catalan capital on the electronic music map for the past 28 years.
Affiliate editions of the fest have been springing up all over the world, with Sónar Lisboa being the next to open its doors.
What makes Sónar Lisboa a must-visit Festival?
The Festival will be spread across multiple locations!
From the 8th to the 10th of April, the inaugural Portuguese edition of the Sónar festival will be held in Lisbon, with over 70 shows spread over four iconic venues.
One of the most exciting aspects for Sónar fans is the amount, variety, and distinctiveness of the locales, which is intended to make this experience genuinely unique!
Experience Events in Different Venues
The Hub Criativo do Beato – The first venue to open its doors, is currently a centre of innovation for creative and technical firms, erected where the Portuguese Army industrial complex’s southern wing originally stood.
The Hub, located in Lisboa’s Fábrica do Po de Factory, will serve as Sónar+D’s base-camp, with the festival kicking off on Friday the 8th in the afternoon.
Sónar by Night – will be taking over several venues across the city when the Hub closes for the day on Friday evening. Some of these venues will be the:
- Coliseu dos Recreios
- Pavilho Carlos Lopes
- Centro de Congressos de Lisboa, and
The Pavilho Carlos Lopes, located in the Parque Eduardo VI, was built for the 1922 International Exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, then dismantled and moved to Lisbon in 1932.
It has been a famous destination for a variety of events since then, and it’ll play a key role in the festival.
Experience Rich Music by Popular Artists
Meanwhile, thousands of techno junkies will be enthusing to the tunes of Aril Brikha live, BLEID, Charlotte de Witte and many popular artists at the Centro Congressos de Lisboa (CCL).
This is one of the city’s largest event venues that began with the ’98 Expo and is located close to the river Tagus. It will be difficult for you to leave the CCL if you enjoy high BPM, acid, rave, and minimal tunes.
The Theme – Our Planet and Humanity
Expect Three days of virtual reality, Ai, and visual arts, as well as presentations, seminars, meetings, networking, demos, exhibitions, debates, and immersive experiences, will be held to explore the primary themes of Our Planet and Humanity.
Lineup 2022 of Sonar Music Festival
The very first edition of Sónar Lisboa included almost 40 new musicians to the roster, ranging from the crème de la creme of the local underground to the leading names in electronic music.
The event has added musicians from both the Portuguese and worldwide underground to international headliners including Arca, Bicep, Dixon, DJ Shadow, and Richie Hawtin.
Lisboa will pulse to the sound of revolutionary and forward-thinking electronic music on the 8th, 9th, and 10th of April, spanning four iconic locations, as part of a complete programme of Sónar+D events.
The different sounds of worldwide dance culture are strongly featured throughout the music festival roster.
From Total Freedom, Partiboi69, and Dengue Dengue Dengue live to Leon Vynehall, Nkisi, and Héctor Oaks. Violet will perform live, and BLEID, DJ Lycox, and Marum will rub elbows with seasoned Lisboa DJs like Photonz, Rui Vargas, and Yen Sung to showcase the strong Portuguese scene.
Sónar Lisboa 2022 Tickets
There are multiple tickets and passes that you can buy to get an entry into the Sonar music fest in Portugal Lisbon:
- Full Pass – starting from 161 Euros (get full access to the event from 8th to 10th April)
- Sonar by Day – starting from 54 Euros (Access to the Day events of 9th & 10th April)
- Sonar by Day VIP – starting from 97 Euros (VIP access for 9th & 10th April)
- Sonar by Night – starting from 43 Euros (Access to the CCL on 8th April)
- Sonar by Night VIP – starting from 65 Euros (VIP access to CCL on 8th April)
Apart from this, the organizers are also offering packages and accommodation options.
For more details, click here – https://www.festicket.com/festivals/sonar-lisboa/2022/shop/
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