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First date of Sónar North American Tour 2012 in Chicago

Today we return to speak to the new Sónar Tour that has been preparing Sónar team lately, where announced the Sónar North American Tour. The first date is upon us and tomorrow October 31 Chicago hosts the first Sónar date on North American lands.

The Chicago’s Halloween night this year will have Sónar flavour, and for this special night Sónar team has prepared a line up with artists as Africans Die Antwoord, the Canadian quartet Azari & III, the American techno and house producer, dj and remixer Seth Troxler; Germany’s Paul Kalkbrenner, the Canadian dj and producer Tiga; one of the heavyweights of the new French electronic school, Gesaffelstein, and visuals of Berlin collective Pfadfinderei.

But this is just the beginning, Sónar North American Tour is a travelling event taking place on one night and in a single space, in venues with a capacity of between 2,000 and 4,000 spectators. On this tour, Sónar adapts the spirit and personality of the festivals it organizes in various countries, combining live shows with dj sessions and audiovisual creation.

The event will take place at the emblematic Congress Theatre Chicago starting at 7 pm. After that and between 31 October and 10 November, Sónar North American Tour will touch down in Toronto, New York, Montreal, Boston, Denver, Oakland and Los Angeles.

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For this new Tour, Sónar remains true to the essence of its brand and its benchmark festival in Barcelona, the line-up of this tour contains artists from several countries (South Africa, Canada, Germany, France, Britain and the US), with outstandingly diverse musical approaches, with electronic dance music providing the backbone for the occasion.

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