Barcelona

Barcelona music conference Primavera Pro expands online platform; Australians can attend in July for free

May 22, 2020

Sitting alongside one of the world’s best music festivals, Primavera Sound in Barcelona, Primavera Pro has spent the last decade growing into a leading industry conference that leveraged the large amount of industry that was finding its way through the city to attend the iconic festival – which was supposed to celebrate its 20th anniversary […]

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Primavera Sound 2019 achieves Gender Equality as Aussies Tame Impala, Courtney Barnett and more join the line up

December 10, 2018

Held in Barcelona, Primavera Sound has taken place since 2001, consolidating itself as a model reference for urban festivals that is internationally considered as an unmissable musical event. Next year the event will run from May 30th to June 1st, 2019. Primavera Sound 2019 line up emphasises on a line up where there is equality between […]

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Review: Delays and Lost Baggage, flying British Airways from Scotland to Barcelona proves a trying experience

July 24, 2018

At the end of May, en route to Primavera Sound, I flew with British Airways for the first time. With direct flights from Edinburgh, Scotland to Barcelona seemingly only available via budget airlines, I ended up on a connection service with British Airways via Heathrow. Like many national carriers around the world, I’d rarely heard […]

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Flight Review: TAP Air Portugal may be one of Europe’s best kept secrets (Flying Barcelona to London via Porto)

June 25, 2018

After arriving in Barcelona without a suitcase, hours of flight delays and not even a glass of water thanks to British Airways, I was starting to think that non-budget airlines were non-existent in Europe. With the likes of Ryanair and EasyJet defining the budget carrier model for the region, other, once full-service airlines have followed […]

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When and where to see the Aussies at Primavera Sound 2018 in Barcelona

May 29, 2018

Primavera Sound and the accompanying Primavera Pro Conference returns to Barcelona this week, and with it will be a slew of Aussies who will join the ranks of the likes of Tame Impala, Gang of Youths, Oh Pep! and more who have performed at the event in recent years. If you are lucky enough to […]

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Spain’s Primavera Sound introduces its latest gastronomic proposal: Primmmavera

April 25, 2018

What do you get when you combine a great music festival, 3 great chefs and some great food? An ammmazing event, that is Primmmavera. Following the success of the Barcelonian music festival, Primavera Sound is back and experimenting new ways of eating, introducing its newest gastronmic proposal Primmmavera, headed by renowned chefs Diego Guerrero, Eduardo ‘Lalo’ García and Douglas […]

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Seven Aussie artists line up to play Primavera Sound in Barcelona and Portgual

February 9, 2018

In mere months, Primavera Sound Festival will return to Barcelona for its eighteenth edition from May 30th to June 3rd. Scheduling a lineup across a wide range of genres, we’ll hear from the likes of Arctic Monkeys, The National, Bjork, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, CHVRCHES, Father John Misty, The Breeders, A$AP Rocky and […]

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First lineup of Primavera Pro 2017 conference speakers includes Australia’s Vanessa Picken

January 30, 2017

Tailored towards music industry professionals and independent artists from all over the world, the eighth annual Primavera Pro conference will be returning to the city of Barcelona from 31 May – 4 June 2017. Held at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, the 2017 conference is set to revolve around the themes of originality as a creative motor, the challenges of artistic independence, […]

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Exploring the best tapas in Barcelona for World Tapas Day

June 25, 2016

The culture of Tapas in Spain is one that dates back to the 16th Century. Its exact origins are often argued, but many say its core purpose can be found in its name. The word comes from “tapar”, or “to cover”, and many believe the tradition started with breads and meats being used to cover drinks […]

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Eight reasons why every Australian needs to make the pilgrimage to Barcelona for Primavera Sound

June 14, 2016

Not too long ago I jumped off a plane from Spain, following a week in Barcelona for the annual Primavera Sound Festival – which, in its 16th year, is one of Europe’s most iconic and popular events. And there’s a good reason for it – it is unequivocally one of the world’s finest festivals. That’s a matter […]

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8 reasons why every Australian needs to make the pilgrimage to Barcelona for Primavera Sound

June 9, 2016

I’ve just jumped off a plane from Spain, following a week in Barcelona for the annual Primavera Sound Festival – which, in its 16th year, is one of Europe’s most iconic and popular events. And there’s a good reason for it – it is unequivocally one of the world’s finest festivals. That’s a matter of opinion […]

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