PJ Harvey, Brian Wilson, Sigur Rós and more to play Porto’s NOS Primavera Sound

The line-up for the Portuguese edition of Primavera Sound has been unveiled

NOS Primavera Sound, the Portuguese edition of the Barcelona festival, has announced its 2016 line-up.

PJ Harvey, Sigur Rós, Beach House and Animal Collective will perform at the Porto-based festival on the weekend of June 9-11.

Other highlights from the latest round of additions include Brian Wilson performing ‘Pet Sounds’, Dinosaur Jr., BEAK> and Floating Points. Also set to appear are Julia Holter, Chairlift, Deerhunter, Mudhoney, Savages and more.


They will join previously announced headliners Air at the Parque da Cidade.

Primavera began hosting an annual festival in Portugal in 2012, held the weekend following the Barcelona festival.

PJ Harvey recently announced that her ninth studio album ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ will be released on April 15.

‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ was created during Harvey and Seamus Murphy’s travels between 2011-2014 to destinations including Kosovo, Afghanistan and Washington, DC. The Hollow Of The Hand, a book of Harvey’s poetry from the same trip, was published last year.

The album was recorded at London’s Somerset House in 2015 during open recording sessions which the public could attend.


Last month, Harvey made the a song from the album, titled ‘The Wheel’, available to stream.