PRIMAVERA SOUND FESTIVAL Barcelona Spain 31st May-4th June 2017

Posted: January 19, 2017 in FESTIVALS, MUSIC
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ARCADE FIRE, BON IVER, FRANK OCEAN, THE XX, APHEX TWIN, GRACE JONES, SLAYER, SOLANGE AND VAN MORRISON ARE THE TOP OF THE BILL IN PRIMAVERA SOUND’S SINGULAR LINE-UP

Almost two hundred names bear testimony to Primavera Sound’s special commitment to this, the seventeenth edition of its Barcelona festival. The central days of the event will be Wednesday 31st May through Sunday 4th June 2017 on its two main sites.

All you need to know before coming to #PrimaveraSound 2017!

SET TIMES AND MAPS
Check the updated set times, look at the map of the Parc del Fòrum site and find the different spaces of Primavera a la Ciutat.

TICKET PICK UP AND EXCHANGE
Find out everything you need to know about how to pick up and exchange your tickets and bear in mind that you will need to have an official identity card/passport on you at all times, when you pick up your wristband and when on the festival site. 

INFORMATION POINTS
To resolve any doubts that you may have during the festival, do not hesitate to go to the information points, where you can also get directions to look for or hand in any lost property.

PRIMAVERA BITS
The area devoted to electronic music Primavera Bits will be open from midday and will have two restaurant areas and a direct access to the beach, with changing rooms and towel service.

RESERVATION TICKETS
Don’t forget that some concerts need reservation tickets, find out what you need to do to get your hands on one. ​

EATING IN THE PARC DEL FÒRUM
Have a look at the extensive range of food on offer in the Parc del Fòrum: as well as products for people with coeliac disease or diabetes, such as gluten free beer and sugar free soft drinks, there will also be a large number of dishes for vegetarians, vegans and food suitable for all kinds of food intolerances.

MERCHANDISING AND RECORD FAIR
At the record fair on the esplanade of the Parc del Fòrum the main independent record labels will have stands where you will be able to find a selection of vinyl records, t-shirts and other items. Also in this area, for the sixth consecutive year there will be touring show of concert posters Flatstock.

On the same esplanade there will be the Rough Trade stand, where merchandise of the bands participating in this edition of the festival will be sold, the Primavera Sound stand on which you can find festival merchandise including the classic official book and a FNAC shop that will offer goods from their shops. There will be a second festival merchandise stand at the access to the Mango and Heineken stages.

CASH POINTS, PHONE CHARGING AND EAR PLUGS​
On the site there are cash points, you can charge your phone at the recharge point and purchase earplugs to protect your ears should you need to.

SEAT STAND
With views of the two main stages, in the new SEAT stand you will be able to enjoy the concerts from the comfort of your seat in a space with free wifi and chargers for mobile devices.

CIGARETTES 
If you are a smoker remember to buy cigarettes beforehand, so that you don’t run out, as for legal reasons the sale of cigarettes is not permitted in Parc del Fòrum.

TRANSFER BY FIRESTONE
As at previous editions, you can use the Transfer by Firestone that connects the stages of the esplanade (Ray-Ban and Primavera) to the marine platform ones (Heineken and Mango).

TRANSPORT
This year in addition to the underground during running hours there are many options available to help you to get to and from the Parc del Fòrum site: for 2€ you have a shuttle bus to Plaza Catalunya running every 10 minutes, tram (line T4) non-stop from Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th and two bicycle parking areas with security guards at the entrance to the site.

DISABLED PEOPLE Disabled people have an exclusive speedy access to the site, as well as viewing platforms exclusively reserved for them to guarantee visibility and comfort at each stage -which they can get into with their personal assistant- and wheel chair accessible toilets in the general public area as well as in the reserved areas. If you have any special needs do not hesitate to go to the information point.

MINORS
If you are coming to the festival with minors, remember to check what you need to do to get into the site and visit the play area in the minimúsica space, where there will be concerts and activities especially designed for the little ones.

WEATHER
Be cautious and check the weather forecast before coming on Meteocat, our Official Meteorological Weather Service.


Download or update the official app

Get the most out of your Primavera Sound experience with this interactive guide that contains detailed information about artists, concerts, schedules and everything you need to know in order to organise each day and to keep up with all the latest news.
Also, on our Apple Music profile you will be able to discover the musical proposals of this year’s festival wherever and whenever you want thanks to playlists that have been made by the festival and by some of the artists in the line up.
The application is available for you to download or update free of charge in English, Spanish and Catalan on the App Store and Google Play

Eating in the Parc del Fòrum

With a wide and varied offer in eight areas of restaurant stalls distributed all around the site, the food on offer in the Parc del Fòrum has been designed to cater for all tastes and needs, paying special attention to include products that are suitable for people who have coeliac disease and diabetes, including gluten free beer and sugar-free soft drinks, food adapted for dietary intolerances as well as for vegetarian and vegan diets.
Like last year, it is worth highlighting the presence of a large number of food trucks by Verbena Foodie where it will be possible to taste succulent dishes such as ramen, pulled pork, eco burgers, Mediterranean fish and chips, pad thai and fried squid or roast pork sandwiches. Within the wide range of gastronomic possibilities there will also be cold-pressed juices, pork buns, lobster rolls, roast beef sandwiches and Japanese curry, among many other things.
Also, in the Primavera Bits area there will be two restaurant zones that will offer a huge variety of options that go from Asian and Mexican food to pizzas, hamburgers and tapas, as well as a careful selection of cocktails by Casa Bacardí.


Bycicle parking area


© Cecilia Diaz Betz
If you intend to come to the festival by bicycle, you will be able to reserve a space in either of the two parking areas at the entrance to the Parc del Fòrum through the official app and the Primavera Sound web by paying 1€. You will also be able to use this service free of charge and without reservation if there are spaces that have not been reserved. Both parking areas will have security guards and each user has to bring their own lock.


Get home with Cabify

If you want to make the most of your Primavera Sound experience, Cabify makes it easier for you. Download the app and make your first reservation with the code PRIMAVERA6 to get 6€.


Rules of good behaviour

Ten illustrated suggestions and indications to ensure that everybody can enjoy the festival to the full: from using the on-site bins and toilets to behaving in a civil way and not bothering the people around you during the concerts or the neighbours on your way home.


#PrimaveraIsGreen

As a member of the audience, you also play an important role in reducing the environmental impact of the festival and making Primavera Sound greener: help us to minimise its environmental footprint and contribute to making a more sustainable fest

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