10 European Festivals worth checking out

We previously posted about the top Festivals in UK and US, so here is our  list of the 10 European music festivals, in our opinion that are  worth checking out ….

SONAR

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Taking place in Barcelona, Spain from the 13th-15th June, Sonar-the International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art has an amazing line up!

Top international acts from Laurent Garnier, 2manydjs, Skrillex and Pet Shop Boys to name a few!

Tickets range from 40-175euro.

More info log onto www.sonar.es

 

EXIT

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One must-see festival-EXIT runs from the 10th-14th July in Petrovaradin Fortress, Petrovaradin, Croatia.

Big names from Snoop Dogg, The Prodigy, Fatboy Slim and David Guetta this is one festival NOT to be missed!

Festival ticket, airport transfer, accommodation and flights for 138euro you would be mad not to!

http://www.exitfest.org

https://www.facebook.com/exit.festival

https://twitter.com/exitfestival

 

BENICASSIM

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Another bucket-list festival is Benicassim.

Set in Valencia, Spain from the 18th-21st July. 4 days& nights of sea, sun and amaaaaazing music!

Queens of the Stone Age, Artic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs take the stage alongside many more.

For tickets check out www.fiberfib.com

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fib-Festival-Benicassim

 

DANCE VALLEY

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In it’s 19th year, Dance Valley in Amsterdam kicks off on the 3rd August. It promises to be legendary with several different stages from ‘chillout’ to ‘crazy’ to ‘hardcore’. Acts such as Alesso, Faithless and Hardwell ensure a fantastic weekend of dance.

Check out www.dancevalley.com or log onto facebook for more details.

 

WAY OUT WEST

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Way out West kicks off from the 8th-10th August in Gothenburg, Sweeden and is much more than a music festival!

It is a new and exciting forum for film and music, a natural meeting place for artists, actors, directors, film and music professionals.This is the third year that will incorporate screenings and events at theatres and venues around town.

However, if film isn’t your thing the music will certainly keep you happy with acts from the Knife to Solange and Alabama Shakes. For more info on getting there or tickets log onto http://www.wayoutwest.se/en

 

 

PUKKELPOP

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Pukkelpop-probably the priority festival of the summer! Taking place from the 15th-17th August in Kempische Steenweg, 3500 Kiewit / Hasselt. Belgium

Such an amazing lineup and music for all tastes! From Eminem to the Prodigy, the XX and many more!

Known as one of the biggest alternative open-air festivals in Belgium, combi tickets are 165euro excluding booking fee and a day ticket costs 83euro excluding booking fee.

http://www.pukkelpop.be/

www.facebook.com/pukkelpop

www.twitter.com/pukkelpop

 

VERTIGO

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Europe’s highest altitude summer dance music festival Vertigo takes place from the 15th-18th August in Pragelato, Turin, Italy.

Line-up features Steve Lawler, The Martinez Brothers, Reboot, M.A.N.D.Y., Guti (Live), Uner, DJ T and many more!

Vertigo festival delivers electronic dance music in an entirely unique way-set in a naturally stuning enviroment in the heart of the Italian mountains.

http://www.vertigofestival.com

 

ROCK en SEINE

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Get yourself to France for some Rock en Seine in Paris!

With 3 days of great music from 23rd-25th August, top acts include Paul Lalkbrenner, Franz Ferdinand, Phoenix and System of a Down. 3day pass costs 109 euro and a day pass costs as little as 49euros including booking fee.

https://www.facebook.com/rockenseine

https://twitter.com/rockenseine

http://www.rockenseine.com/en/artists/line-up/

DIMENSIONS

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Check out Fort Punta Christo, Pula, Croatia for the Dimensions Festival! In it’s 2nd year, Dimensions is acclaimed for having the most forward thinking underground electronic music line-up around. Kicking off from midday on the 5th September till 6am 9th September!

With a higher technical specification of sound systems than you will find at any other festival of its size, Dimensions is the perfect place to enjoy the deep end of electronica, the finest in techno, house, deep dubstep, drum & bass and other electronic sounds.

http://www.dimensionsfestival.com Flexi Ticket costs 165euro.

Expect top acts such as Model 500 (live), Mount Kimbie, Tony Allen (live), Gilles Peterson, Theo Parrish and many more!

 

and lastly, no list is complete without Berlin…

BERLIN FESTIVAL

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Berlin Festival takes place from the 6th-7th September in Flughafen Tempelhof, Berlin.

Line-up includes some quality acts from BLUr, MIA, Bastille, Pet Shop boys.

For more info and to get your tickets log onto http://www.berlinfestival.de/tickets.html

Genießen Sie das Fest!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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