European Festivals

European Festivals

Planning a European road trip this summer? Then there’s no better excuse then to check out a few of these festivals along the way. So get that Campervan booked and prepare for the time of your life. Here are a few hot recommendations for a sizzling summer of music, laughter and memory making.

Secret Solstice

17th – 19th June 2016

Reykjavík, Iceland 

Tickets available here

Secret Solstice is an Icelandic music festival that is being held for the third time on the 17th-19th of June 2016. It showcases both established artists as well as exciting up-and-coming talent over the course of three days in the 24 hour midnight sun during the summer solstice. It‘s themed after the Norse religion and mythology of old. It‘s set to deliver a unique party atmosphere filled with great entertainment.

 

Electric elephant

7th – 11th July 

Tisno – Croatia

Set in a magnificent natural amphitheatre with gently rolling hills leading down to a private bay, a shimmering sandy beach and crystal clear waters, Electric Elephant offers the perfect fusion of holiday and festival. For five days, the picturesque Garden Tisno site is taken over by many of the the leading names in House, Disco and Electronica, playing across three stages, daily boat parties and the much-loved open-air club Barbarella’s. Acts taking to the decks for EE16 include Âme, Andrew Weatherall, Bicep, Boo Williams, Greg Wilson, Kerri Chandler, Laura Jones, Jacques Renault, Psychemagik, Steffi and Todd Terry.

Tickets available here

Bilbao BBK Live

7th – 9th July 

Bilbao – Spain

Set against the breath-taking backdrop of the Kobetamendi Hill in culture-rich Bilbao, Bilbao BBK Live welcomes 40,000 revellers to enjoy an unparalleled musical lineup combining the biggest names with fresh talent. Joining the lineup for 1 of only 2 European shows are Canada’s Arcade Fire as well as alt-rock legends Pixies, Tame Impala, Foals, M83, Hot Chip, Years & Years, Father John Misty, Courtney Barnett and Wolf Alice for a festival that promises to be one of their best and biggest yet!

Tickets available here

Positivus

15-17 July 2016

Salacgriva, Latvia

Taking place in the picturesque coastal town of Salacgriva in Latvia, Positivus is gearing up to celebrate it’s 10th anniversary in 2016. Positivus transports chart-topping headliners, underground emerging talent and exciting art and dance stages to their unspoiled atmospheric coastal setting amid stunning woodland. Festival goers can dip their toes in the baltic sea or take in the atmosphere in a hammock beneath the trees as well as enjoying artists such as Ellie Goulding Wolf Alice, Seinabo Sey, Richard Hawley, John Newman, C Duncan, Mercury Rev and San Fermin.

Tickets available here

Exit Festival

7-10 July 2016

Petrovaradin Fortress , Novi Sad, Serbia 

Started as a student protest fighting for political change and freedom, EXIT continues to spread positive vibes in the Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad. With a host of different stages connected by cobbled streets, ramparts and tunnels, EXIT welcomes you to enjoy artists from a diverse mix of musical genres. Just a short ride away from the Serbian capital Belgrade, this beautiful medieval fortress provides the perfect backdrop to enjoy the likes of hip hop hero Wiz Khalifa, pop superstar Ellie Goulding, much loved indie rockers Bastille as well as some of the biggest names in the electronic music such as Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Solomun, Nicky Romero & James Zabeila. EXIT. Where hedonism meets activism.

Tickets available here

Mysteryland

27-28 August 2016

Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands 

Just a short distance from the city of Amsterdam, the world’s longest running dance music festival takes visitors on a creative journey, combining the finest electronic music with an extensive arts and culture line-up. With over 346 acts, criss-crossing house, techno, disco, African beats, vinyl-only, hardstyle, hip hop and feel-good bands, there’s something for every electronic music fan. The extensive lifestyle and culture programme also features theatre, movies, live art, interactive installation art, street performers, hidden raves in the forests and spectacular shows.

Tickets available here

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