Countdown to the first edition of Sónar Lisboa 2022


The inaugural edition of the Sónar Lisboa will take place in just a few days, on 8.9.10. April

An unprecedented event for Lisbon, the action is spread across four distinct venues, allowing participants to get a real feel for the city. 

There are a variety of tickets still on sale, from a general pass giving access to all events, weekend passes for daytime events, to individual passes for each venue and event.

You can check the timetable for Sónar Lisboa 2022 here.

Sónar by Night - 8.9 April 
Friday 8th April 

Between 8.30pm and 6am, Dixon, Arca and Thundercat headline a diverse opening night at Pavilhão Carlos Lopes by Estrella Damm. Also on the bill are PRÍNCIPE’s Nídia and DJ Marfox, and Porto-born Trikk.

In parallel, the Centro de Congressos de Lisboa opens from 8pm until 6am. Charlotte de Witte, Richie Hawtin and Héctor Oaks provide a dose of techno, alongside local veterans Photonz and Yen Sung. Lisbon heroine Violet and Detroit electro pioneer stingray313 both play live.

Saturday 9th April 

The spectacular Coliseu dos Recreios hosts a lineup of uplifting electronic music from 9pm to 6am: Bicep’s breathtaking live show, a cosmic DJ set from Floating Points, and two singular live sets from Leon Vynehall and rRoxymore.

Between 8pm and 6am, the Centro de Congressos de Lisboa is headlined by techno royalty Ellen Allien b2b Dr. Rubinstein, Nina Kraviz and Portugal’s Lewis Fautzi. FJAAK live and Partiboi69 are amongst the other acts on the lineup.  

And between 11pm and 6am, the global dancefloor assembles at Pavilhão Carlos Lopes by Estrella Damm, including DJs Kampire, Shaka Lion, Branko b2b Gafacci and live sets from Pongo and Dengue Dengue Dengue

Individual tickets for all Sónar by Night events are available here.

Sónar by Day - 9.10 April

Saturday 9th April

The iconic Pavilhão Carlos Lopes by Estrella Damm will also become a daytime dancefloor on Saturday 9th April with indoor and outdoor stages open from 2pm to 10pm. House sets from The Blaze, Honey Dijon, India Jordan will be joined by live performances from Nicola Cruz and IAMDDB.

Sunday 10th April 

From 2pm to 2am on Sunday 10th April in the same venue, underground heroes Jayda G, Overmono and Evan Baggs are amongst those manning the decks, with Polo & Pan and EU.CLIDES playing live.  

Individual tickets and 2-day passes for Sónar by Day are available now.

Sónar+D Lisboa 8.9.10 April

The Hub Criativo do Beato hosts a full three-day programme of Sónar+D, the largest held outside of Barcelona to date. 

From 12pm to 10pm each day, there’ll be exhibitions, installations and talks. The highlight is Alessandro Cortini’s debut installation piece “Nati Infiniti”, a unique site-specific sound and light experience that takes over 5 floors of a disused factory. Semiconductor’s immersive geological “Earthworks” experience also comes to Lisbon, alongside an exhibition of Forensic Architecture’s investigation into the murder of Greek activist and rapper Pavlos Fyssos. 

And from 5pm to 9pm on the 8th and 9th April, there’ll be AV performances from artists including Maotik and Maarten Vos, Marco Mezquida Piano+AI and AWWZ b2b AI DJ; alongside others.

Full programme available here. Tickets available here.