Date: 16 Jun 2011
- 19 Jun 2011
Venue: Sonar, Spain
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M.I.A. struggles with her sound at Sonar 2011
The second part of the three-day electronic music festival, Sonar 2011, has been and passed. Friday is traditionally the day
when the party hits full swing and the big boys come out to play, and this was no exception.
Eskmo, more play Sonar 2011 day one
Day one of Sonar 2011 was brought to a close by Eskmo, the San Francisco-based electronic music producer, who had just treated
the crowd to a quality set.
Steve Reich out of Sonar 2011 under medical orders
Minimalist composer Steve Reich has pulled out of his appearances at Sonar 2011 due to medical reasons, with the 74-year-old
advised to remain at home for the forthcoming weeks.
SonarDome line-up announced for Sonar 2011
The Red Bull Music Academy have revealed a host of artists from across the world to appear on the SonarDome Stage at Sonar
2011, which takes place from 16-19 June in Barcelona, Spain.
Dizzee Rascal, Four Tet, more for Sonar 2011
Dizzee Rascal, Four Tet and LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy are among the latest acts confirmed for Sonar 2011, which will
take place in Barcelona from 16-18 June.
Sonar Sound Tokyo to go ahead despite recent disasters
Sonar Sound Tokyo Festival 2011 will go ahead despite the tragedy in Japan, say organisers.
Sonar 2011 completes line-up
Janelle Monae, The Human League and Toro Y Moi have been confirmed for Sonar 2011, helping to complete this year's line-up.
M.I.A., Die Antwoord, more for Sonar 2011
M.I.A. heads the latest batch of artists announced for Sonar 2011 today (22 February).
Underworld, Salem for Sonar 2011
Underworld and Salem have been added to both legs of Sonar 2011.
Magnetic Man, Steve Reich set for Sonar 2011
American composer Steve Reich and dubstep supergroup Magnetic Man are the first two acts to be confirmed for next year's Sonar
Festival, which takes place from 16-18 June in Spain.