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Primavera Sound Barcelona are marking their 20th year with this frankly mind-blowing line-up

Wow.

Primavera Sound 2020 has lift off! The Barcelona festival will celebrate their 20th birthday this year with a line-up fitting for the occasion.

Joining previously announced headliners Pavement will be The Strokes, Lana del Rey, Massive Attack, The National, Tyler the Creator, Beck, Disclosure, Bad Bunny, Iggy Pop, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Bikini Kill, Fontaines D.C., Chromatics, Weyes Blood, Bill Callahan, Napalm Death, Shellac (of course) and many, many others. In fact there are 211 performers from 35 different countries.

Just check out the poster.

The festival takes place at Parc del Fòrum, Barcelona from 3–7 June.

If you’re looking for some pre-festival listening, Stephen Malkmus spoke to us about Pavement’s appearance on a recent episode of our Midnight Chats podcast series.

Tickets are available now.

You can revisit all of Loud And Quiet’s past coverage from Primavera Sound here.

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