Best music festivals in Europe !

best music festivals

You still have some free weekends during summer? So here is something to do !

Sziget Festival

Sziget is a Hungarian festival taking place each year in Budapest on Obuda Island, near the Danube. With over 20 years experience, it hosts about 400,000 festivalgoers and has received the title of Best Major Festival. The program is the highlight of this festival: in addition to music, the largest open-air festival in Europe also offers cinema, dance, exhibitions, sports and games.

Sonar

Sonar is one of the most important electronic music festivals in Europe. Established in 1993, it takes place each year in June in Barcelona, Spain. More than 120,000 visitors are ready to feast in the 3 main rooms of Barcelona: MACBA, CCCB and Gran Via. Sonar welcomed the greatest names in electronic music since its creation, for the delight of festival goers.

  • When : 18, 19 and 20 of june 2015
  • Where : Barcelona, Spain
  • Website : www.sonar.es/en

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is an electro music festival taking place each year in July, in Boom, Belgium. The first edition of the festival took place in 2005 with a capacity of 10,000 visitors. 10 years later, the festival takes place during several days, a campsite is established for the occasion, special flights to Brussels are added during the period, and Tomorrowland welcomes about 200,000 festivalgoers.

The festival, known worldwide, was even exported to the United States and Brazil ! With a crazy atmosphere, DJ’s at the top and electrifying festival, tickets are sold as fast as they appear on the website … So why not telling you right away you will not be disappointed ! 

Roskilde Festival

Roskilde Festival is one of the biggest pop rock festival in Europe. It takes place in the city of the same name, in Denmark, and brigs together artist from all walks and festival goers from all over Europe. Created in 1971, the 45th instance of Roskilde festival will take place this year… So why not going?

EXIT

EXIT is a music festival taking place each year in Petrovaradin fortress, in Serbia. EXIT, created in 2000 by 3 students of the University of  Novi Sad, has received, in 2007, the title of the best European festival. It brings together artist from all over the world and an impressive number of festival goers from all over Europe. The 15th instance will take place this year.

Rock am Ring

Rock am Ring is a rock music festival taking place in the Eifel mountains in West Germany. Created in 1985, it takes place each year in June. With a capacity of about 280000 festival goers, it has become the biggest festival of Germany. By the way, several festivals offering the same programme has emerged in other cities of the county.

Solidays

Solidays is held each year in Longchamp Racecourse, in Paris. Created in 1999, it brings together more than 150 artist and about 170000 festival goers from Friday to Sunday. More than a music festival, this an AIDS focused event. The wole benefit is donated to associations fighting against AIDS. Several scenes and tents are installed for the occasion and welcome artists from all over the world.

  • When : from 26 to 28 of june 2015
  • Where : Paris, France
  • Website : www.solidays.org

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