Sónar Athens is the Greek version of the pioneering, international music and digital arts festival, based in Barcelona. The first names to be announced from this year's line-up include Paul Kalkbrenner, Jon Hopkins, Unkle, Red Axes, Foreign Beggars, Anna and other significant acts.
The line-up as of now includes:
The super-star of the Berlin dance music scene, Paul Kalkbrenner returns to Athens after five years to present one of his legendary and truly distinctive live performances.
Jon Hopkins at last in Greece! One of the biggest “want to see” acts for the local crowds, the creator of "Immunity" and "Singularity" will perform for the first time in Greece.
Unkle return to Athens as part of the tour for their new album "The Road: Part II / Lost Highway," where great James Lavelle collaborates with names such as Mark Lanegan, Tom Smith of Editors, Ian Astbury The Cult and Mick Jones by The Clash.
The Israeli duo of Red Axes's reputation has been established during the last few years, thanks to their very personal way of combining their abundance of influences.
Before his first album has even been released (this May), frenchman Worakls has already had several big hits with his unique blend of dance music with his classical music education.
2018 was the year that Brazilian Anna finally established herself as one of the top female acts in the dance music scene, performing at the biggest events and getting rave reviews for tracks like "Hidden Beauties".
The Dane Kölsch has built a remarkable discography, where techno is filled with emotion and memories. His appearance at Sonar Athens will be his first ever in Greece.
From hiphop to grime, dubstep and drum'n'bass, Foreign Beggars's constant evolution has propelled them to being one of Britain's most successful and important bands in recent decades.
The Austrian duo of HVOB, in their first appearance in Greece, will present their etherial dance sound with the characteristic vocals of Anna Müller.