Primavera 2019


#281

It’s a bloody huge line up

would love to go again


#282

I am weighing up whether to go to this…

do I really need to have a house and a car and children??? seems a bit excessive


#283

I’m sure you can buy a ticket with money


#284

Swap the kids for a ticket. You’ll really feel like a true VIP after.


#285

Does anyone know when the Porto line-up gets released?


#286

It’s normally a few weeks later, sometimes longer.


#287

Booked! Can’t wait :grinning:


#288

I’m most interested in the smallest font bands so can anyone share some recommendations? I discovered so far the Japanese band Chai who are massive fun.


#289

Will be really interesting to see what kind of crowd it attracts this year.

I’ve seen a lot of people saying they’re selling tickets etc, so perhaps at least some of the old crowd will sit it out, but will they be replaced by (I guess) younger people? I guess that has to be the aim - but although there’s strength in the lineup, is there that big name that gets hoards of say, 20somethings to stump up? I’m not sure.

Mainly I’m hoping this results in shorter queues at the bar but I think after some stropping and grand standing, a lot of the old crowd will go along anyway. A theory I saw on efestivals - they’re just holding back the REAL headliners. Yeah right mate…


#290

Radiohead playing King of Limbs part two


#291

Someone on the OS has made a prediction on Auditori names (thank god it’s properly back again):

Thursday: Apparat - Bridget St. John - Dirty Projectors - The Necks
Friday: Julia Holter - Maria Jose Llergo - Midori Takada - Sons of Kemet
Saturday: Jon Hassell - The Bulgarian Voices with Lisa Gerrard - Tim Hecker & Konoyo Ensemble

Massive quality there and great variety.


#292

Honestly I think it’ll be a quieter year, like 2015, but i think that was a given considering the bands on the festival circuit and probably who they were able to book (I mean booking the Cure wouldnt have saved it terms of being a massive draw and I imagine they tried to get Kendrick with no avail). I reckon they’ve spent less, knowing fewer people will turn up, whereas when Radiohead played, they went big knowing it would sell out however many tickets they released.

I think they’ll sell less weekend tickets and more day tickets this year. And as per the last couple of years there will practically be two different festivals - the mainstream main stages, full of day goers, and the rest of the festival.


#293

I think the Sunday might still be very busy if not sell out, I’ve not really heard J Balvin before but he’s currently the 6th most streamed artist on Spotify and Rosalia is pretty massive too.


#294

Saturday I mean sorry


#295

2015 was my favourite year (I’ve been 5 times), quality of acts was down but I had such a great milling about the various stages.


#296

Saturday was uncomfortably busy this year. Thurs & Fri were ok.
Might give my indie festival euros to Mad Cool this year.


#297

Enjoy The 1975 at Mad Cool Festival


#298

I’ve heard good things about Greta Van Fleck

*seriously though, the existence of Mad Cool coincides with Primavera’s change in direction and that probably isn’t entirely a coincidence