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In the beginning I was not sure 100% if it will be so good, but thanks to my wife we went on sonar... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Andrei S
via mobile
Amazing Festival

A large group of us all went to Sonar Festival. A few of my friends had been before but it was my... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Laura F
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 Jul 2018
18 Jun 2018
“Poor sound quality, barely no decoration, for bands of clubbing addicts on drugs. ”
One of the most innovative music festivals in the world has its roots in the cultural city of Barcelona, a creative hub renowned for its innovation and eccentricity. The Sonar Festival started in the 1990s, and is now the final word in electronic...more
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

In the beginning I was not sure 100% if it will be so good, but thanks to my wife we went on sonar day friday and saturday night and it was amazing. Definitely we will come next year if it will be possible.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I do many many festivals. This year was my first attempt at sonar and I was very disappointed. The sound quality : it goes from barely ok if you choose a good place on some stage to unbearable for some sets. The main stage is...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

A large group of us all went to Sonar Festival. A few of my friends had been before but it was my first time. I had heard from everyone that it was amazing but I didn't expect it to be as good as it was....More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Been to the Sonar festival now 5 years running and it is by far the best music festival I've ever been to. There is always a good mix of electronic music and the atmosphere, especially in the main courtyard of sonar day, is always amazing.

2  Thank dannywood19781
Reviewed 6 October 2016

For anyone who has a true appreciation for electronic music, sound engineering and technology in general; sonar is the place for you. This is not your everyday Top 40 festival; this will push you to challenge your own musical limits and taste. For those who...More

3  Thank orpheus09
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Flume performance was literally life changing! The venues were set up very nicely and were perfectly spread out. I felt the food as alright but it did the job! Want to fly here every year just so that I can go again. The best...More

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