World’s 15 Best Summer Music Festivals in Europe
Music has that super power to heal the soul and only a real music fan will understand the ecstasy of listening music in a live concert. So various music festivals are organized in different parts of World where musicians and singers from all around the world represent their talent.
Here are 20 Best Music festivals in Europe that you must attend once in your lifetime.
Festival lineup: Deadmau5, Swedish House Mafia and many more to be announced.
One of the prestigious dance festivals on the planet, Creamfields is always energetic, full to bursting with worldwide stars. Whatever type of electronic music you’re into, you’ll find even much more than you could ask for at Creamfields.
When & where: 22-25 August 2019; Daresbury, UK
Festival lineup: Tame Impala, Erykah Badu, Solange, Future, Cardi B, J Balvin, Interpol, Janelle Monáe
Indie King and forceful supporter of latest music, Primavera Sound prides itself on pushing the scene forward. Creativity is paramount, with headliners often standing out from the festival crowd to cheer up.
When & where: 30 May to 1 June 2019; Barcelona
Rock am Ring & Rock im Park
Festival lineup: Tool, Die Ärzte, Slipknot, Marteria & Casper, Dropkick Murphys, Sabaton, Foals, Die Antwoord
If rock and metal are your game, then Germany’s Rock am Ring needs no other introduction than this. Along with sister festival Rock im Park, it pushes some lineups year after year and can also claim to being one of the best-attended weekends in the world.
When & where: 7-9 June 2019; Germany
Isle of Wight Festival
Festival lineup : Manic Street Preachers, Chase & Status, Depeche Mode, The Killers, Liam Gallagher, Camila Cabello, Nile Rodgers & Chic
Isle of Wight Festival is well-known for expertise headliners – Fleetwood Mac, Bruce Springsteen, The Stone Roses– and eclectic lineups that pay homage to its own history.
When & where: 13-16 June 2019; UK
Festival lineup: Alesso, The Chainsmokers, Carl Cox, Eric Prydz, Afrojack, David Guetta, Marshmello, Armin van Buuren
Transported across the globe from Miami’s outstanding city centre, Ultra Europe without wasting any time in establishing itself as a worthy successor to the original UMF. It is counted amongst one the best DJ’s in the world.
When & where: 12-14 July 2019; Split, Croatia
Defqon.1 Weekend Festival
Festival lineup: Wildstylez, Noisecontrollers ,Radical Redemption, Atmozfears, Destructive Tendencies, Miss K8, Headhunterz,
Defqon.1 festival blazes the chain for hard dance music in a way that few other festivals do for any genre. The power of Q-dance keeps production and lineups at top most priority of their game, and a sister edition in Sydney, Australia, has added an extra Defqon’s reputation.
When & where: 21-24 June 2019; Biddinghuizen, Netherlands
Festival lineup: Foo Fighters, Florence + the Machine, Twenty One Pilots, Martin Garrix, The 1975, Ed Sheeran,Catfish and the Bottlemen, Jungle
Sziget is one of those festivals that never spend another cent on marketing for the festival and still sell out every single year. Its reputation makes it almost every year by almost a decade, and Budapest makes the festival an incredible host city.
When & where: 7-13 August 2019; Budapest, Hungary
Festival lineup: Rae Sremmurd, Migos, French Montana, J. Cole, Stormzy, Drake, Giggs, Big Sean
Rap and dance music forms the perfect couple at Wireless Festival, creating a distinctive weekend that makes the festival one of London’s many subcultures with perfection.
When & where: 5-7 July 2019; London, UK
Festival lineup: Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Sofi Tukker, The Cure, Carl Cox, Greta Van Fleet
Titans of dance emerges with the occasional note of indie and pop – or even some heavy metal, in the case of Motörhead in 2015 – at Serbia’s EXIT Festival. Sister festival Sea Dance keeps the party going at the beautiful beach-side location of Budva, Montenegro.
When & where: 4-8 July 2019; Serbia
Festival lineup: Jon Hopkins, Jungle, Scarlet Pleasure
The Cure, Travis Scott,Christine and the Queens, Brockhampton, Naked runs and wild campsite parties don’t define many modern music festivals and Roskilde’s deep sense of history brings people back upon year for much more than just the music.
When & where: From 29 June till 6 July 2019; Roskilde, Denmark
Festival lineup: Garrix, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Carl Cox, Alesso, Ben Klock, Armin van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Martin
Tomorrowland is the biggest electronic music show on the globe. Massive lineups cherry-picked from any artist they could want, allied to an intense attention to detail, create an unrivalled wonderland that keeps on mesmerising the world.
When & where: 19-21 July and 26-28 July 2019; Boom, Belgium
Mad Cool Festival
Festival lineup: The Smashing Pumpkins, Greta Van Fleet ,The Cure, Bon Iver, The National, The 1975, , Robyn, Jorja Smith
Mad Cool is already one of Europe’s most amazingly glaring popular festivals. It is true that it doesn’t have any history and reputation for breaking ground that its Barcelona rival Primavera Sound commands. But in Mad Cool, Spain finally has another festival that stands a chance of challenging the Primavera.
When & where: 11-13 July 2019; Madrid, Spain
Festival lineup: Slash, Whitesnake, Rob Zombie, Trivium, Def Leppard, Slipknot, Tool, Die Antwoord
Download which is the grandfather of rock and heavy metal festivals around the world represents the high water mark of many bands’ careers.
When & where: 14-16 June 2019; Derby, UK
Festival lineup (2018): N.E.R.D, Anderson .Paak, Annie Mac, SZA Childish Gambino, Skepta, Wu-Tang Clan, Bonobo,
Lovebox champions creative programming and a positive sense of fun is nestled in an area. Just like the Wireless Festival, it’s no surprise that urban and electronic music has found such a good house in the UK capital.
When & where: 12-3 July 2019; London, UK
Festival lineup (2018): Ben Klock, Rødhåd, Jeff Mills, Ricardo Villalobos, Nina Kraviz, Adam Beyer, Carl Cox, Amelie Lens
Awakening Festival’s iconic Gashouder place in the heart of Amsterdam is left behind for the yearly festival, morphing the luscious Dutch countryside into an all-out natural dance floor.
When & where: 29-30 June 2019, Spaarnwoude, Netherlands