The Arenal Sound festival is a music festival of independent music, electronic music and miscegenation. It is celebrated on El Arenal Beach, in the town of Burriana (province of Castellón, Valencian Community) every summer since 2010. It takes place the first week of August. Arenal Sound, also called AS, is characterized by its large influx of young people and is different from other festivals because of its proximity to the beach having one of its stages on the same sand.
After closing its most massive edition, with about 300,000 attendees during its six days consolidating it as the most multitudinous festival in Spain.
Arenal Sound announces the dates of its eighth edition: it will be from August 1 to 6, 2017 in the town of Burriana (Castellón). The two Arenal and Malvarrosa rest areas are kept in their usual location, as is the Beach Club.
The eighth edition of Arenal Sound will feature the spectacular performance of current world number one DJ Martin Garrix. With only 20 years, this Dutch has managed to reach the top. It was last October when DJ Mag revealed his annual poll in which the young DJ proclaimed himself as the number 1 DJ in the world ahead of other artists like Hardwell, Tiësto, Armin Van Buuren or David Guetta. In addition Bastille, Jake Bugg, Clean Bandit, Nothing But Thieves, Amaral, KSHMR, Kakkmaddafakka, Yellow Claw, Miss Caffeina, Coasts, Fedde Le Grand, Neuman, The Red Room, Kase.O, Jonas Blue, Ivan Ferreiro, WAS, León Benavente, Satellite Stories, Icona Pop, Lori Meyers, Sam Feldt, Sidonie, Txarango and C. Tangana among others also appear in the poster of Arenal Sound 2017.