Gijon Sound Festival was created to make the city of Gijon/Xixon as the main protagonist for the international and national music scene, and paying special attention to the local players. It will take place from 12th to 15th April 2018 in Gijon. There are many confirmed artists such as Sleaford Mods, La M.O.D.A., Maria Arnal i Marcel Bagés, Pablo Und Destruktion, Bigott, Mercury Rev, Fee Rega, Los Tupper, The Limboos, Kurt Baker Combo, L – R, Viva Suecia, Texxcoco, Jack J Hutchinson, Buen Suceso, and ALA.NI.
Gijon Sound Festival collaborates as well with Fame Poétika, a poetic collective that has been active for five years organizing poetic events once a month throughout Asturias.
Gijón Sound Festival is committed to mobility, which will be the theme of this 2018 edition, and collaborates with 30 Days of Biking in Gijon. In addition, Gijon Sound Festival presents a new collaboration with Escuela Asturiana de Surf (Asturian Surf School) promoting Gijon as a destination for sea sports and the base to discover endless adventures in the waters of Asturias.
If you are visiting Gijon for the festival, there are special accommodation offers at a range of hotels across the city. Vueling is one of the airlines flying to the nearby Asturias International Airport and Alsa and Renfe offer special discounts for the bus and train fares for those traveling to the festival.
This yearly festival truly presents Gijon as a city of the 21st century promoting culture as an economic and social engine. Please refer to their web page for tickets and further info.