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The band fronted by Jeff Tweedy with their excellent album "The Whole Love" fresh off the press, the New Yorkers The Drums defending their second record that is steeped in danceable pop, the chillwave of Washed Out, the new British sensation Veronica Falls and the members of Elephant 6 Olivia Tremor Control are the new bands that have joined the line up of the San Miguel Primavera Sound and Optimus Primavera Sound festivals, that will take place next spring in Barcelona and Porto respectively. The band from New York, The Walkmen, however, will only play at the Portuguese edition to present their new album after the success of “Lisbon”.

After being announced for Optimus Primavera Sound, Shellac have also confirmed that they will play at what will be the twelfth edition of San Miguel Primavera Sound. The Barcelona festival has more additions to its programme, among which the masters of metal Godflesh, who made a comeback last year, stand out. The pioneers of grunge Mudhoney (with the original formation), the clashing of electronic and psychedelic music from Death in Vegas, SBTRKT (one of the most powerful electronic music projects from the UK), the former member of Lift To Experience Josh T. Pearson and a much awaited band, by our most faithful followers: the heroes of 90s indie-rock Archers Of Loaf.


The full festival ticket for San Miguel Primavera Sound in Barcelona will cost 160€ (+booking fee), until Thursday 1st December instead of tomorrow Wednesday 30th November as initially planned.  From the 2nd December the full festival ticket will cost 170€ (+ booking fee). The sales points are Codetickets,, Servicaixa, PayPal, Seetickets UK and the CD Drome shop. They can also be bought on our Facebook page and in through the Accommodation section of the festival website. More information about points of sale at

Reserve your accommodation for San Miguel Primavera Sound 2012 now in some of the hotels close to the Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona now and enjoy special rates. Make your reservation at To enjoy this special offer, a minimum 3 night-stay is required (31st May-2nd June). You can also purchase your full festival ticket in one and only transaction.

The full festival ticket for Optimus Primavera Sound in Porto costs 75€ (+ booking fee), until the 31st December. The sales points are Ticketline, Ticketmaster, Seetickets UK and Paypal. They can also be bought on our Facebook page and shortly in Optimus shops. More information about points of sale at