Primavera 2014: Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar and Queens of the Stone Age to headline

The National, Pixies, and Disclosure also confirmed for Barcelona festival

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Arcade Fire, Queens of the Stone Age, The National, Pixies and Kendrick Lamar are among the headliners confirmed for Primavera this summer.

The week-long Barcelona festival will also welcome Disclosure, St Vincent, Neutral Milk Hotel, Metronomy, CHVRCHES, Pixies and Slow Dive.

The May festival will be the first show for newly reformed British band Slowdive, while Scottish band Mogwai will present their new album to the crowd.

Trent Reznor’s band Nine Inch Nails are among the acts confirmed to play the Parc del Fòrum stage, along with Justin Vernon’s new project with Bon Iver, Volcano Choir, and Brazilian singer songwriter Caetano Veloso.

Other artists to play Primavera Sound include Australian dance pop act Cut Copy, Nineties rock veterans Superchunk and classical rocker Drive-By Truckers.

The festival will welcome music styles from across the world, such as afrobeat by Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, cosmic jazz from Sun Ra Arkestra, soul from Charles Bradley and metal by Norwegian band Kvelertak.

Tickets are on sale now ( with an early bird discount of €175 until 7 February. Click here to see the full line up.