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Primavera Sound ’09 line-up revealed

4 Comments 18 February 2009

We had an almighty time at Primavera Sound ’08 in Barcelona’s Parc del Forum setting on the Mediterranean and we, along with a huge number of Irish music fans, promised to make the return journey this year.

Today at noon local time the organisers of the event announced some more of the final line up for the festival that takes place May 28-30, which includes some true music legends:

Sonic Youth, Neil Young, Aphex Twin, Yo La Tengo, Ghostface Killah, Bloc Party, Andrew Bird, My Bloody Valentine (2 shows), Squarepusher, Spiritualized, Sunn O))), Simian Mobile Disco, Kimya Dawson, Bat For Lashes, Michael Nyman, Uffie, Phoenix, Art Brut, Girl Talk, Deerhunter, Damien Jurado, El-P, The Bad Plus, Shearwater, Lightning Bolt, The Jayhawks,  Gang Gang Dance, The Jesus Lizard, Shellac, Michael Mayer, Dan Deacon, Alela Diane, Black Lips, Chad VanGaalen, A Certain Ratio, The Bug, The Mae Shi, Throwing Muses, The Vaselines, Fucked Up, Oneida, Jarvis, Vivian Girls, Bowerbirds, Joe Henry, A-Trak, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Tallest Man on Earth, Women, Plants and Animals, The Drones, Magik Markers, Crystal Stilts, Spectrum, The New Year, Karl Blau, Ponytail, Ariel Pink, Wavves, Crystal Antlers, Mahjongg, John Maus, Girls, Zombie Zombie, DJ Medhi, The Extraordinaires, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, lemonade, Carsick cars, Ebony Bones, The Secret Society, Joe Crepúsculo, Extra Life, Skateboard, Angelo Spencer, Jason Little, Veracruz, Magnolia Electric Co, Sleepy Sun, The Soft Pack, Rosvita, Extraperlo, wooden ships, the lions constellation, Cuzo, The Bus Lines.

According to the program announcer on Scanner FM; all these names amount to “60% of the final poster, there are great things that can not yet announce on paperwork and other”...

We’re excited!

UPDATE: Neil Young has also been added!

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  1. adam says:

    Should be amazing. Since you went last year, quick question: I’ve got to wait til next month to get ticket (unless I can sort a press pass) and flights and shit, does it sell out fast or at all?

  2. Ronan says:

    Last two year’s I’ve been there it hasn’t sold out at all. They raise the price of the tickets as the event gets closer, roughly €15 – €20 a month so by waiting you won’t suffer too much!

  3. adam says:

    Excellent,really looking forward to it now. The line-up is getting better and better too.Nice one.

  4. Nay says:

    *watering eyes* why did I get pregnant at 18?


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