Primavera Sound Announces New Los Angeles Festival

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Primavera photo by Xavi Torrent/WireImage
Primavera picture by Xavi Torrent/WireImage

Primavera Sound—the annual music pageant held yearly in Barcelona and Porto—has introduced it’s increasing to the United States for the primary time. Primavera Sound Los Angeles can be held September 19-20 on the Los Angeles State Historic Park. The new fest can be co-produced by Live Nation alongside the pageant’s administrators.

“We have been thinking about Los Angeles for many years now, and the celebration of our 20th anniversary felt like the perfect timing for the decision of crossing overseas,” stated co-director Gabi Ruiz in a press launch. “Our goal is to bring the Primavera Sound spirit and vibe to cities with a similar feel: creative, colourful and welcoming. And with this, to give something new to the city, to show a new side and new possibilities to be built and harvested together. So it’s a dream to finally say: yes, it had to be Los Angeles.”

Early fowl tickets for Primavera Sound Los Angeles go on sale June 7, 2019. The pageant guarantees “a lineup featuring the classics, icons of today, and artists of tomorrow during an incredible weekend of music without stylistic barriers that includes a public commitment to gender equality.” This 12 months’s Primavera Sound in Barcelona, which is presently underway, noticed a lineup comprised of over 50% women. This 12 months’s Portgual version of Primavera, which started working in 2012, takes place June 6-8.

Read our function, “Tracking the Gender Balance of This Year’s Music Festival Lineups,” in addition to “The 20 Best Music Festivals of Summer 2019.”