The 110+ Best Music Festival Lineups Across Europe This Summer [2019]
By / May 6, 2019

Primavera Sound 2019

When: May 30-June 1, 2019

Where: Barcelona, Spain

The Scene: This Barcelona institution is a beacon for the entire spectrum of indie rock along with a smattering of entries from just about every other genre of music. Hundreds of bands fill the Parc El Forum along with one-of-a-kind intimate performances throughout the city. Add this music festival mecca to your bucket list immediately.

More Info: Primavera Sound 2019 Guide

This Is Not A Love Song Festival 2019

When: May 30-June 1, 2019

Where: Nimes, France

The Scene: Intimate indie rock festival in the south of France? Sign us up. Loads of hipster acts from around the world converge at the futuristic Paloma Contempory Arts Center in Nimes for three days of kickass rock. It takes place the same weekend as Barcelona's epic Primavera Sound,and many of the same acts end up at TINALS. Expect a stunning lineup!

More Info: This Is Not A Love Song Festival 2019 Guide

Best Kept Secret Festival 2019

When: May 31-June 2, 2019

Where: Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands

The Scene: One of the highlights of the Dutch festival season, the Best Kept Secret Festival brings a world-class lineup to the south of the Netherlands. The beautiful location boasts an incredible lake, plenty of camping options, and multiple stages to complete the weekend.

More Info: Best Kept Secret Festival 2019 Guide

Amsterdam Open Air 2019

When: June 1-2, 2019

Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Scene: Kicking off the Dutch summer, this music festival is a collaboration of friends and promoters that put together an epic electronic music lineup. In the spirit of all partners being equal, there's no main stage, with every area being curated as its own unique experience.

More Info: Amsterdam Open Air 2019 Guide

We Love Green 2019

When: June 1-2, 2019

Where: Paris, France

The Scene: We Love Green makes it clear from its name that this festival is committed to the environment. Held in a beautiful park located in the heart of Paris, the two-day festival welcomes a curated lineup of indie rock gold. The Think Thank, located at the center of the festival, strives to promote environmental innovation and encourage the exchange of ideas with scientists, activists, and artists.

More Info: We Love Green 2019 Guide

Nuits Sonores 2019

When: May 29-June 2, 2019

Where: Lyon, France

The Scene: Nuits Sonores, a boutique electronic festival, is held in the in the historical city of Lyons. Spread out over five days, be prepared for unique performances, events, and workshops, taking place 40 different venues across the city. There's both a day and night program here so be prepared for delights throughout the event.

More Info: Nuits Sonores 2019 Guide

FortaRock 2019

When: June 1-2, 2019

Where: Nijmegen, Netherlands

The Scene: Taking 2017 off to retool the festival, the heaviest festival of the year has returned. It’s going to be a strong lineup of metal and rock for the 40,000 expected fans in Nijmegen.

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Primavera Sound Porto 2019

When: June 6-8, 2019

Where: Porto, Portugal

The Scene: The little sibling to Barcelona's mega-festival Primavera Sound, this Portuguese edition takes place the following weekend in the charming city of Porto. The recipe remains the same, with a staggering roster of indie rock talent. The grassy hillsides of Parque Central means that every seat is a prime location to watching the show.

More Info: Primavera Sound Porto 2019 Guide

Sweden Rock Festival 2019

When: June 5-8, 2019

Where: Solvesborg, Sweden

The Scene: Established in 1992, this rock and metal festival brings genre legends to Sweden for a wicked weekend. Previous alumni like Aerosmith, Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N' Roses, Def Leppard, Judas Pries, and Whitesnake have all played this fest.

More Info: Sweden Rock Festival 2019 Guide

Sideways Festival 2019

When: June 6-8, 2019

Where: Helsinki, Finland

The Scene: Dive into the center of Helsinki in June to experience Sideways. Nearly 80 acts are presented featuring a lineup of the best national and international acts. This is a cozy boutique festival that should be on every indie rock aficionado's wishlist.

More Info: Sideways Festival 2019 Guide

Rock Am Ring 2019

When: June 7-9, 2019

Where: Mendig, Germany

The Scene: The simultaneous Rock Am Park/Rock Im Ring is Germany's largest mega-festival with a combined attendance of 150,000 at both festivals. The same artists play two different locations during the first weekend in June. Festivals may evolve and change over the years, but rock music will always remain the core of these festivals.

More Info: Rock Am Ring 2019 Guide

Meadows in the Mountains 2019

When: June 6-9, 2019

Where: Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

The Scene: For those of you looking to get away from everything, including the oversized crowds of mega-fests, we suggest sneaking away to the incredible Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria and the secret oasis of Meadows in the Mountains. Community is at the heart of the festival and this forested sanctuary offers up four stages of music along with yoga and wellness classes.

More Info: Meadows in the Mountains 2019 Guide

Marvellous Island Festival 2019

When: June 8-9, 2019

Where: Paris, France

The Scene: Head to the east side of Paris and spend a day (or two) at the beach listening to world-class electronic music, From the organic beats of the Beach Stage to the incredible production of the 360° Digital Stage to the hedonistic gurus at the Hippie State, Marvellous Island is the perfect way to welcome in the summer.

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Extrema Outdoor Belgium 2019

When: June 7-9, 2019

Where: Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium

The Scene: Born in the Netherlands, The Extrema Outdoor Belgium Festival, usually called the XOBE Festival, is a huge 3-day camping festival. It usually pulls in around 65,000 fans and features over 100 artists playing at 7 stages.

More Info: Extrema Outdoor Belgium 2019 Guide

Pinkpop 2019

When: June 8-10, 2019

Where: Landgraaf, Netherlands

The Scene: Delighting the Netherlands since 1970, Pinkpop is the old and longest running annual dedicated pop and rock music festival in the world. 60,000 festies a day show up for the three-day festival to groove out to music on 4 separate stages.

More Info: Pinkpop 2019 Guide

Maifeld Derby 2019

When: June 14-16, 2019

Where: Mannheim, Germany

The Scene: Maifeld Derby is an intimate indie rock festival held at a horse racing track. The multiple stage festival features super close camping and vibe that will make you feel like family by the end of the festival. Set times and stages are set up so you spend less time walking and more time seeing incredible this awesomely curated lineup.

More Info: Maifeld Derby 2019 Guide

Nova Rock 2019

When: June 14-16, 2019

Where: Nickelsdorf, Austria

The Scene: The king of Austrian rock festivals sees 50,000 hard-partying fans descend on Pannonia Fields in the eastern part of the country. The lineup is one of the best in the country and has become an important part of the Austrian festival calendar.

More Info: Nova Rock 2019 Guide

Azkena Rock Festival 2019

When: June 21-22, 2019

Where: Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

The Scene: This two-day party in the north of Spain hits up all genres of rock including punk, metal, and shoegaze. The New York Dolls, The Misfits, Wilco, The Breeders, Alice Cooper, and the Black Crowes have all put in an appearance here since the founding of the festival in 2002.

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Copenhell 2019

When: June 19-22, 2019

Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

The Scene: A former shipyard in the Scandinavian capitol of Denmark is transformed into a metalhead mecca for three days every June. Born in 2010, Copenhell has quickly grown into one of Northern Europe's premier metal events. The full-blown city festival is only a short 10-minute bike ride from Copenhagen's city center.

More Info: Copenhell 2019 Guide

Hellfest 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019

Where: Clisson, France

The Scene: The postcard-perfect French village of Clisson, known for its historic ruins and picturesque river, transforms one weekend each June into the heavy metal mecca known as Hellfest. More than 160 bands show up to perform on six stages with subgenres that include pagan metal, stoner, punk, thrash, grind, and black metal. The 150,000+ extreme music typcially spend the weekend camping and exploring the the wide-ranging Hellfest experience. Act quick. Hellfest sells out every year.

More Info: Hellfest 2019 Guide

Solidays 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019

Where: Paris, France

The Scene: The two-decade old Solidays celebrates another season of rock, pop, and hip-hop. This open-air Paris festival embraces over 200,000 attendees over three days. It's not just about the music at Solidays -- the French festival donates its proceeds to organizations fighting AIDS. Since its inception in 1999, Solidays has organized over 80 concerts and raised over 2 million euros.

More Info: Solidays 2019 Guide

Hurricane Festival 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019

Where: Scheessel, Germany

The Scene: It's one of the craziest festivals in Europe with a campground that gets so nuts that they have nicknamed it Mordor. Welcome to the Hurricane Festival, the northern counterpart of Southside, which features the same bands over the same 3-day weekends. There's always a diverse lineup with rock and German acts taking the center stage.

More Info: Hurricane Festival 2019 Guide

Southside Festival 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019

Where: Neuhausen Ob Eck, Germany

The Scene: The twin sister festival of Hurricane to the north, Southside wrestles up an identical roster of talent over the same three days. Expect plenty of indie rock, mainstream acts, and some of the top names in German music to perform.

More Info: Southside Festival 2019 Guide

Secret Solstice Festival 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019

Where: Reykjavik, Iceland

The Scene: Praise Odin! Celebrate the longest day of the year in a place where the sun never sets. Taking place outside the capital of Reyjavik, Secret Solstice takes full advantage of the stunning Icelandic settings with once-in-a-lifetime shows inside a glacier or a heated lagoon. The festival proper features huge headliners and should be on every festie’s bucket list.

More Info: Secret Solstice Festival 2019 Guide

Danube Island Festival 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019

Where: Vienna, Austria

The Scene: The “Donauinselfest” has become one of the largest open-air festivals in Europe and each year attracts visitors from around the world. Performances take place on the festival area at a length of 4.5 km on numerous open-air stages and tented areas around the island.

More Info: Danube Island Festival 2019 Guide

Graspop Metal Meeting 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019

Where: Dessel, Belgium

The Scene: When it comes to metal festivals, there's few that can match the worldwide reputation of the famous Graspop Metal Meeting. 150,000 hard core festival fans make their way to Dessel for a weekend of hard rock, punk, metal, and everything else that's loud. The only thing wilder than this four-day festival is the camping. Bring a tent!

More Info: Graspop Metal Meeting 2019 Guide

INmusic Festival 2019

When: June 24-26, 2019

Where: Zagreb, Croatia

The Scene: Perhaps the only music festival in the world that runs from Monday to Wednesday, Croatia's largest open-air fest straddles two national holidays. It may not be on the beach, but INmusic boasts a sweet lakeside venue with camping on Youth Island in Zagreb. The international lineup always features huge acts (some of them playing Croatia for the first time) like Florence+the Machine, Arctic Monkeys, Pixies, Arcade Fire, New Order, and Billy Idol.

More Info: INmusic Festival 2019 Guide

Parkpop 2019

When: June 30, 2019

Where: The Hague, Netherlands

The Scene: Parkpop is the largest free one-day pop music festival in Europe. This fest in the Hague has become so popular that it now boasts a Saturday night lineup and a mini downtown fest on Friday.

More Info: Parkpop 2019 Guide

Download Festival Madrid 2019

When: June 28, 2019

Where: Madrid, Spain

The Scene: With a successful flagship festival in the UK, Download Festival has expanded onto the continent with new editions in France and Spain. Download Madrid keeps the signature spirit of the festival boasting a heavy metal and rock lineup that is always out of this world.

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Tinderbox 2019

When: June 27-29, 2019

Where: Odense, Denmark

The Scene: A newcomer to the Danish festival scene, the Hans Christian Andersen inspired Tinderbox stormed into Odense in 2015 and has established itself as one of the top fests in Denmark. Their Google translated motto is Where words fail, music speaks. Please do not pee in the tree. Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.

More Info: Tinderbox 2019 Guide

Provinssi 2019

When: June 27-29, 2019

Where: Seinajoki, Finland

The Scene: Provinssi - the festival of the people - opens the Finnish festival season at the end of June. The traditionally rock fest has welcomed a wide variety of performers since its inception in 1979 including David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Nine Inch Nails, Tori Amos, Tool, The Cure, and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

More Info: Provinssi 2019 Guide

Jera on Air 2019

When: June 27-29, 2019

Where: Ysselsteyn, Netherlands

The Scene: Holland's finest punk, hardcore, and metalcore get together in Ysselsteyn along with international touring acts. This 8,000 attendee open air festival has grown over the years and now includes two festival tents, the famous Punkbrockbar, a chill area, a food court, signing sessions, a festival market and camping.

More Info: Jera on Air 2019 Guide

Garorock 2019

When: June 27-30, 2019

Where: Marmande, France

The Scene: Garorock is one of France's premier electronic and rock festival, taking place in the southwest of the country. Recently celebrating their 20th anniversary, the four day camping festival is well known for its hard-partying experience.

More Info: Garorock 2019 Guide

Rock Werchter 2019

When: June 27-30, 2019

Where: Werchter, Belgium

The Scene: For over 40 years, Belgian festies have descended onto tiny town of Werchter for this annual 4-day tribute to rock, pop, and everything loud. If there's a headliner you want to this summer, it's a strong bet they'll be at Rock Werchter which curates one of the best lineups of the summer. The delicious Belgian beer flows like water here, and yes, they do have waffles, along with a massive main stage, two tent stages, and one wild dance arena.

More Info: Rock Werchter 2019 Guide

Awakenings Festival 2019

When: June 29-30, 2019

Where: Spaarnwoude, Netherlands

The Scene: It’s one of the most well known electronic music festival in Europe and the largest outdoor techno festival in the world. 80,000 visitors in just two short days are blasted with more than 100 DJs at Awakenings just outside of Amsterdam.

More Info: Awakenings Festival 2019 Guide

Hideout Festival 2019

When: July 1-5, 2019

Where: Pag, Croatia

The Scene: You're going to need a vacation from your vacation after Hideout. With five packed days and nights of pool, boat, and after parties with 100 of DJs and thousands of electronic fans tearing it up under the Croatian sun, Hideout remains one of the standout electronic parties of the summer.

More Info: Hideout Festival 2019 Guide

Cruilla Barcelona 2019

When: July 5-6, 2019

Where: Barcelona, Spain

The Scene: It's summer in the city and Cruilla Barcelona arrives to continue the party with a full weekend of music at the Parc del Fòrum (the same home of Primavera Sound). Alumni to this festival have included Kendrick Lamar, Damian Marley, Lauren Hill, and a whole mess of Spanish acts.

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Roskilde Festival 2019

When: June 29-July 6, 2019

Where: Roskilde, Denmark

The Scene: There’s festivals. There’s mega-festivals. And then there’s Roskilde. Started in the early seventies by a pair of high students, today’s Roskilde is the largest festival in Northern Europe. Taking place over a staggering eight days and two weekends, the unstoppable juggurnaut has hosted upwards of 135,000 fans, more than 150 bands, and even boasts 32,000 volunteers. Roskilde proudly remains a non-profit donating millions Danish krona every year to various charities. Oh, and they also have a naked run so have fun in Denmark!

More Info: Roskilde Festival 2019 Guide

Vida Festival 2019

When: July 4-6, 2019

Where: Barcelona, Spain

The Scene: Tucked away in the woody reserves of the ancient Masia de Can Parellada just south of Barcelona, this boutique fest has become a welcome addition to the Spanish summer. Bring the kids to chill at The Nest, bring your bike to take a tour of the city of Vilanova, and bring a sense of wonder to enjoy all the art.

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Resurrection Fest 2019

When: July 3-6, 2019

Where: Vivero, Spain

The Scene: Heavy metal is reborn in Spain every summer during Resurrection Fest in Viveiro. 55,000+ worshipers of hardcore, punk rock, and metal congregate for four days of headbanging in this tiny northwestern coastal town.

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Worldwide Festival Sète 2019

When: June 28-July 6, 2019

Where: Sete, France

The Scene: The Worldwide Festival may put on editions across the world, but the flagship fest in Sète is still the spot to experience this unique line-up of electronic artists. Located just south of Montpellier, Sète in sun drenched southern France is an ideal place to spend a week on the beach soaking up the sounds from DJs from around the globe.

More Info: Worldwide Festival Sète 2019 Guide

EXIT Festival 2019

When: July 4-7, 2019

Where: Novi Sad, Serbia

The Scene: For those of you tired of festivaling in a field, check out this Serbian festival. One of longest running music festivals in the East, the annual EXIT Festival distinguishes itself by being held in an ancient Petrodovian fortress. The constantly evolving festival has recently added a sister festival held on the shores of the Adriatic Sea.

More Info: EXIT Festival 2019 Guide

Longitude Festival 2019

When: July 5-7, 2019

Where: Dublin, Ireland

The Scene: Dublin's largest outdoor music festival takes place every third weekend of July in Marlay Park. Longitude has hosted loads of acts in the last five years including Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, Disclosure, Bastille, Kendrick Lamar, The National, and The Weeknd.

More Info: Longitude Festival 2019 Guide

Kappa FuturFestival 2019

When: July 6-7, 2019

Where: Turin, Italy

The Scene: The Parco Dora, a former car factory, is the stage for Kappa FuturFestival, a massive techno festival that takes place every summer in Turin. 30,000 electronic loving festies convene to celebrate international DJs in this unique setting.

More Info: Kappa FuturFestival 2019 Guide

Main Square Festival 2019

When: July 5-7, 2019

Where: Arras, France

The Scene: The first weekend of July is full of French festivals and one of those standouts is Main Square. Situated at the stunning Citadelle Vauban, this mainstream dose of rock/pop/electronic boasts an impressive alumni list like Coldplay, Depeche Mode, Placebo, Muse, and Metallica.

More Info: Main Square Festival 2019 Guide

Les Eurockéennes 2019

When: July 4-7, 2019

Where: Belfort, France

The Scene: The independent Les Eurockeenes in Eastern France is also one of the largest multi-genre music festivals in the country. With a focus on solidarity and sharing, the non-profit fest remains committed to offering an affordable musical experience to everyone. Tucked away on the Malsaucy peninsula, the eco-friendly venue showcases amazing views and tranquil camping.

More Info: Les Eurockéennes 2019 Guide

Down The Rabbit Hole 2019

When: July 5-7, 2019

Where: Beuningen, Netherlands

The Scene: Lose yourself at Down the Rabbit Hole. Set on the edge of a lake (yes, there is swimming) this indie rock bonanza in The Netherlands is one of MFW's favorite fests of the summer. All of the main stages are placed under massive circus tents so no need to worry about the famous rains of the region.

More Info: Down The Rabbit Hole 2019 Guide

Ruhr-In-Love 2019

When: July 7, 2019

Where: Oberhausen, Germany

The Scene: Over the course of a single day, the Ruhr-in-Love Festival features an astounding 400+ DJs at this family electronic festival. With 40 stages and 50,000 revelers, you're sure to find a genre that hits your musical sweet spot.

More Info: Ruhr-In-Love 2019 Guide

We Are Electric 2019

When: July 5-7, 2019

Where: Boxtel, Netherlands

The Scene: Explore the Velder Woods in the Netherlands for the We Are Electric Weekender. The organizers of the fest describe it as pushing the boundaries of 'what we call live music with and an electronic soul.' We call it a stacked electronic lineup with scenic camping.

More Info: We Are Electric 2019 Guide

Neversea 2019

When: July 4-7, 2019

Where: Constanta, Romania

The Scene: Romania’s wildly successful Untold Festival added a second festival to their family with the electronic Neversea situated on the coast of the Black Sea. It takes place in the summertime haven of Romania on the shores of Constanța just east of Bucharest.

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Festival Beauregard 2019

When: July 5-8, 2019

Where: Herouville St-Clair, France

The Scene: Named after the amazing château where it's held, this is one of France's largest pop and rock festivals. Founded in 2009, Festival Beaugard has boasted lineups with Phoenix, Editors, ZZ Top, Motorhead, Hot Chip, Kaiser Chiefs, Sting, and Alt-J. The scenery is beautiful, the camping is amazing, and like John Beauregard himself -- this festival is legendary.

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Les Déferlantes 2019

When: July 6-9, 2019

Where: Argeles Sur Mer, France

The Scene: If you're looking for the idyllic peace found in the south of France, Les Déferlantes will not be on your wishlist. The multi-day festival may feature hip-hop and electronic, but wears its love of rock firmly throughout the lineup. There's two campsite lifestyle at this festival -- sleepy for those that need quite and groovy for those that want to party all night with the French.

More Info: Les Déferlantes 2019 Guide

Love International 2019

When: July 3-10, 2019

Where: Tisno, Croatia

The Scene: Secret island parties, sunrise acoustic sessions, beach stages, and late night discos, are just part of this marathon electronic festival. There's also a world class lineup of DJs to dance your way through eight full days of activities and fun in Croatia.

More Info: Love International 2019 Guide

Hard Island 2019

When: July 7-11, 2019

Where: Zrće Beach, Croatia

The Scene: The holiday for dance lovers celebrates five years at this annual gathering for hardstyle. Zrce Beach, the spirtual home of electronic festivals, located on Pag Island plays host to a five day party of beats and boat parties.

More Info: Hard Island 2019 Guide

Bilbao BBK Live 2019

When: July 11-13, 2019

Where: Bilbao, Spain

The Scene: Picture yourself surrounded by mountains gazing down on the spectacular city of Bilboa and the countryside of Spain. Okay, now add a world class music festival with pop headliners and buzzworthy indie rockers and you have a taste of Bilboa BBK Live. Take advantage of the Spanish summer weather and camp nearby in a great green expanse surrounded by trees.

More Info: Bilbao BBK Live 2019 Guide

NOS Alive 2019

When: July 11-13, 2019

Where: Lisbon, Portugal

The Scene: NOS Alive (formerly known as Optimus Alive), is one of Portugal's leading mega-festivals, known nationally for bringing huge international stars to the country. Be prepared for sunny weather, an eclectic lineup, and to party all night in Lisbon. The motto 'beach by day, music by night', is in full effect with acts typically starting in the early evening and lasting to the early morning.

More Info: NOS Alive 2019 Guide

Pohoda Festival 2019

When: July 11-13, 2019

Where: Trencin, Slovakia

The Scene: Major festival line-up, boutique festival vibe, and the comfort of a garden party at your best friend’s place for a fraction of a regular ticket price. The annual Pohoda Festival takes place on the spacious grounds of an airport which means every seat is within site of the stage and castle topped mountains. Our editor-in-chief called this his favorite fest of the summer.

More Info: Pohoda Festival 2019 Guide

Openair Frauenfeld 2019

When: July 11-13, 2019

Where: Frauenfeld, Switzerland

The Scene: Hip-hop takes over Switzerland for this mammoth weekend of music. With over 100000 attendees annually, this is widely considered the largest openair festival in Switzerland as well as the largest hip-hop music festival in Europe.

More Info: Openair Frauenfeld 2019 Guide

18hrs Festival 2019

When: July 13, 2019

Where: Zaandam, Netherlands

The Scene: The aptly named 18HRS Festival takes electronic fans on a full day journey through house, techno, tech-house and disco. There's outdoor stages for the day and old school warehouse stages during the night. From dusk until dawn, this is one of Europe's most insane single day raves.

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Mad Cool Festival 2019

When: July 11-13, 2019

Where: Madrid, Spain

The Scene: Simply put, Mad Cool Festival puts together one of the best lineups in the world. Every year, they gather together a roster of talent in Madrid that will make you want to drop everything and book a ticket to Spain.

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Ultra Europe 2019

When: July 12-14, 2019

Where: Split, Croatia

The Scene: Hosted every year on the idyllic Dalmatian Coast in Croatia, the European edition of the massively popular Ultra Festival has become one of the largest electronic festivals on the continent. The multi-venue event is known for changing up venues around Split, so expect everything from a massive stadium to intimate beach parties.

More Info: Ultra Europe 2019 Guide

Sea You Festival 2019

When: July 13-14, 2019

Where: Freiburg, Germany

The Scene: There's more to Sea You than just two full days with more than a 100 artists playing on 7 stages. There's chilling on the water with views of the Black Forest. There's free wake-boarding. There's dancing in and on the water. It's Germany's largest beach club and you're invited.

More Info: Sea You Festival 2019 Guide

TRNSMT Festival 2019

When: July 12-14, 2019

Where: Glasgow, Scotland

The Scene: Scotland's newest mega-festival moved into Glasgow to fill the void left by the legendary T in the Park. Now stretching over two weekends, TRNSMT has already made a name for itself by assembling a world-class roster of talent along with multiple UK exclusives.

More Info: TRNSMT Festival 2019 Guide

WOO HAH! Festival 2019

When: July 12-14, 2019

Where: Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands

The Scene: It's hip-hop in The Netherlands! Woo Hah festival is one the largest hip-hop festivals in the country held at the chill-worthy Safaripark Beekse Bergen. At this natural oasis, campers can find plenty of activities to keep them happy between sets from some of today's biggest names in the scene.

More Info: WOO HAH! Festival 2019 Guide

Dour Festival 2019

When: July 11-15, 2019

Where: Dour, Belgium

The Scene: The multi-genre Dour Festival has been tearing up the Belgian countryside since 1989. It may have started as a single day event with a few thousand folks, but now the five day mega-festival sees 225,000 attendees, and hundreds of artists. The mix of music includes everything from mainstream rock to electronic to pop.

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Sónar Barcelona 2019

When: July 18-20, 2019

Where: Barcelona, Spain

The Scene: Since its founding in 1994, Sónar has held 25 editions of the festival in Barcelona and another 74 events in 33 cities around the world. The flagship event in Barcelona embodies the event at its core which is to be the “pulse of the current electronic landscape”. During Sónar by Day, the festival features a huge music program along with its own tech conference called Sónar+D. At night, the event moves to a massive venue that easily makes this Spain's largest electronic festival. With its unique format and ever-changing style, Sonar continues to redefine the festival landscape.

More Info: Sónar Barcelona 2019 Guide

Super Bock Super Rock 2019

When: July 18-20, 2019

Where: Lisbon, Portugal

The Scene: If it's rock and it's Portugal, then it must be Super Bock Super Rock. Entertaining fans since 1994, this is one of the main music events of the summer for Portugal, with a lineup that is well worth the trip for music lovers of any genre.

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Seasplash Festival 2019

When: July 18-21, 2019

Where: Šibenik, Croatia

The Scene: After years in Fort Punta Christo in Pula, Seasplash is moving south to the Dalmatian Coast. Now in its 17th year, the new home of bass culture will be Martinska Beach near Šibenik.

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Les Vieilles Charrues 2019

When: July 18-21, 2019

Where: Carhaix, France

The Scene: It's France biggest music festival of the summer! Translated to old plows, Les Vieilles Charrues is a 4-day indie rock and pop festival held in the northwest of France. What started as a 500 person party has exploded into the largest music fest in France with 280,000 revelers along with an incredible 5,500 volunteers in 2017.

More Info: Les Vieilles Charrues 2019 Guide

Melt! Festival 2019

When: July 19-21, 2019

Where: Ferropolis, Germany

The Scene: The Melt! Festival, surrounded by the calm waters of Lake Gremmin and the steely silence of the iron city, is filled with the musical noise of one of Germany's standout lineups. Camping is a must at this German festival, and the open-air museum of an abandoned coal factory marks this as a one-of-kin venue.

More Info: Melt! Festival 2019 Guide

Electric Castle Festival 2019

When: July 17-21, 2019

Where: Bonțida, Romania

The Scene: In just a few years years, Electric Castle has already become one of Romania’s most successful fests. Held under the shadow of the five century old Banffy Castle and surrounded by the rolling green hills of the Romanian countryside, EC still maintains the semblance of a much smaller fest. The lineup is designed to please, with artists performing mainstream EDM, hip-hop, reggae, drum & bass, metal, and indie rock. -100 Nights of Summer

More Info: Electric Castle Festival 2019 Guide

Lollapalooza Paris 2019

When: July 20-21, 2019

Where: Paris, France

The Scene: Since its inception in 1991, Lollapalooza has continued to grow from its U.S. based festival circuit to additional cities in countries across the globe. In 2016, Lollapalooza was introduced to Paris and continues to host a myriad of different international and local acts spanning all genres.

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Benicassim Festival (FIB) 2019

When: July 18-23, 2019

Where: Benicassim, Spain

The Scene: It's all about the music and the beach at The Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, or FIB as it's more commonly called. Nearby surf and sand is where festies spend the day on the shores of some of Spain's finest seaside spots. Bands usually start in the early evening and in Spanish fashion, the festival lasts until the morning catching artists like Beck, Radiohead, Kraftwerk, The Stone Roses, Brian Wilson, Blur, Lou Reed, Oasis, The Chemical Brothers, Franz Ferdinand, The Killers, Morrissey, Sigur Rós, and The Strokes.

More Info: Benicassim Festival (FIB) 2019 Guide

Love Family Park 2019

When: July 27, 2019

Where: Mainz, Germany

The Scene: After taking a year off, Love Family Park returns to Rüsselsheim am Main in Mainz in Germany. The single day festival is a techno lover's dream with music running from morning until sunset, dipping into all the sub-genres along the way. Huge names lead the lineup, but festies have a chance to see some of the real up and comers of the scene at Love Family Park.

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More Info: Love Family Park 2019 Guide

Positivus Festival 2019

When: July 26-27, 2019

Where: Salacgriva, Latvija

The Scene: One of our picks for a undiscovered gem – Positivus takes place in the pretty coastal town of Salacgriva in Latvia. The lineup includes international headliners, underground talent, and plenty of art – all of which combine into one super-chill festival. Camp in grassy fields, see artists performing in the forests, and dip your toes into the Baltic Sea.

More Info: Positivus Festival 2019 Guide

Low Festival 2019

When: July 26-28, 2019

Where: Benidorm, Spain

The Scene: With a recorded 300 sunny a years, you better believe that Benidorm in Spain is more than ready to host this jam packed fest. The annual Low Festival boasts 100% sustainability, proximity to golden beaches, and a killer soundtrack of international bands. There's an even an Olympic sized pool a the venue for VIPs (along with unlimited beer).

More Info: Low Festival 2019 Guide

SunceBeat 2019

When: July 24-31, 2019

Where: Tisno, Croatia

The Scene: What if you could combine your Croatian beach vacation with a boutique electronic festival? Suncebeat solves this dilemma with a full week of quality underground house, disco, techno, soul, R&B and funk. It all takes place at the legendary Garden of Tisno, a resort that lives for music festivals.

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Wacken 2019

When: August 1-3, 2019

Where: Wacken, Germany

The Scene: It's been dubbed The Mecca of Heavy Metal Culture. For three days in August, the population of the tiny town of Wacken swells from 2,000 to 75,000 for this annual gathering of German metalheads. This monster of a festival started off small in 1990 as a showcase for local bands, but has become a juggernaut of the metal festival scene.

More Info: Wacken 2019 Guide

Lovefest 2019

When: August 1-3, 2019

Where: Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia

The Scene: 'The extremely budget-friendly Lovefest is a solid addition to the quickly growing Balkan electronic music festival circuit. In the United States and England, we have all these archaic laws about noise past midnight, but Serbia has no such qualms, and the music stays bumping literally into the dawn. The gates don’t open until sunset, and it’s empty until around midnight, at which point you can barely move until sunrise.' -

More Info: Lovefest 2019 Guide

Let It Roll 2019

When: August 2-4, 2019

Where: Prague, Czech

The Scene: The world's largest drum and bass festival is a mandatory bucket list stop for fans of the genre. Appearing for the first time on the Czech dance scene in 2003, Let It Roll has become on the most successful festival in the country with diehards visiting from every corner of the globe.

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A Summer’s Tale Festival 2019

When: August 1-4, 2019

Where: Luhmühlen, Germany

The Scene: 'Immerse yourself in an open-air festival full of facets: where music thrills, art dazzles and stories, where your own creativity is demanded, where individual space is taken for granted, where indulgence and comfort pamper the senses, between birch, reed, heath and lush green meadows...there begins A Summer's Tale.'

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Nature One 2019

When: August 2-4, 2019

Where: Kastellaun, Germany

The Scene: For their 25th anniversary, Nature One in Germany is going even bigger than ever with 350 DJs and live acts on over 20 stages. Their 100 hectare campsite promises to be just as insane. Massive stage production, the best talent in the world, German sized campgrounds -- what more do you want out of your summer?

More Info: Nature One 2019 Guide

Arenal Sound 2019

When: July 30-August 4, 2019

Where: Borianna, Spain

The Scene: Held right on the beach in the super sunny east of Spain, the open-air Arenal Sound Festival takes place in the coastal town of Borianna. Indie music in all its various forms (pop, rock, hip-hop, and electronic) plays over a whopping six days to 250,000 festies.

More Info: Arenal Sound 2019 Guide

Untold Festival 2019

When: August 1-4, 2019

Where: Cluj, Romania

The Scene: The Untold Festival of Romania unfolds its 3rd Chapter this summer in the charming city of Cluj. The heart of Untold is the open air Cluj-Napoca Arena where international superstar electronic headliners play sets until the sun comes up. The soul of the festival lives in Central Park, a shady expanse of trees and grass filled with hammocks, small stages, art, and straight relaxing.

More Info: Untold Festival 2019 Guide

Solar Weekend 2019

When: August 1-4, 2019

Where: Roermond, Netherlands

The Scene: Solar Weekend began life as a progressive initiative but has since evolved into a creative multi-day festival with an inspiring lineup of artists. The festival is filled with all sorts of adventures including massive water gun battles, fairground rides, and merry-go-rounds. Each year has a theme that ties all the fun-stuff together along with a dizzying array of musical zones to fit your mood.

More Info: Solar Weekend 2019 Guide

Dekmantel Festival 2019

When: July 31-August 4, 2019

Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Scene: Dekmantel Festival enters into its seventh year stronger than the ever with a bold 'choose your own adventure' programming that welcomes a broad array of electronic tunes. The Amsterdam based festival takes place at the stunning Amsterdamse Bos, a massive city park oasis inside the city.

More Info: Dekmantel Festival 2019 Guide

WeCanDance 2019

When: August 10, 2019

Where: Zeebrugge Beach, Belgium

The Scene: Party on the beach! The Belgian flavored We Can Dance Festival takes place on the sands of sunny Zeebrugge Beach with five mind-blowing stages and electronic heavyweight DJs from around the world. There's a different theme each year and festies are encouraged to dress the part, which may change the atmosphere, but the vibe always remains full dance mode.

More Info: WeCanDance 2019 Guide

Into The Grave 2019

When: August 9-10, 2019

Where: Leeuwarden, Netherlands

The Scene: This Dutch metal festival makes brings out the hard rock during the sunny dog days of August at the foot of the Oldehove (an unfinished medieval tower) in Leeuwarden. The small two-day festival is perfect for metal fans who want to some incredible bands in a close atmosphere.

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Way Out West 2019

When: August 7-10, 2019

Where: Goteborg, Sweden

The Scene: Way Out West welcomes some of the largest bands in the world to Sweden every August in Goteborg. The lovely Slottsskogen Park is home to the eco-friendly fest and a super chill Swedish crowd of festies.

More Info: Way Out West 2019 Guide

Flow Festival 2019

When: August 9-11, 2019

Where: Helsinki, Finland

The Scene: The effortlessly hip Flow Festival is Helsinki's premier music festival of the summer. The tastefully curated lineup features everything from indie rock and folk to soul and jazz. The festival area is a truly unique place, containing 11 different venues including massive outdoor stages and cozy indoor spots.

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M’era Luna 2019

When: August 10-11, 2019

Where: Hildesheim, Germany

The Scene: Heavy metal and goth mix it up at this German festival outside of Hannover at a former British military airbase. The atmospheric experience is only heightened by with a fine selection of gothic, industrial, and metal artists.

More Info: M’era Luna 2019 Guide

Taubertal Festival 2019

When: August 8-11, 2019

Where: Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

The Scene: Let's go to Bavaria for a punk rock festival! The Taubertal Festival has been bringing 20,000 hard rocking fans together for twenty years on the banks of the Tauber river.

More Info: Taubertal Festival 2019 Guide

Open Flair Festival 2019

When: August 7-11, 2019

Where: Eschwege, Germany

The Scene: For three decades, Open Flair has been mixing up heavy rock with local talent at this annual festival. Backed by a dedicated fanbase, this is the best place to catch upcoming German rockstars next to big name international names.

More Info: Open Flair Festival 2019 Guide

Ypsigrock Festival 2019

When: August 8-11, 2019

Where: Castelbuono, Sicily

The Scene: Situated in the absolutely breathtaking mountains of central Sicily, Ypsigrock is a hidden gem of a music a festival. The Castle of Castelbuono is the backdrop to a full weekend of indie rock. Show up early to claim a camping spot and partake in the welcome party.

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The Boaty Weekender 2019

When: August 8-12, 2019

Where: Barcelona, Spain/Sardinia, Italy

The Scene: What if the magic of 1999’s Bowlie Weekender was recreated 20 years on with 2,500 like-minded music fans, dozens of your favorite bands, and us, on an exciting and once in a lifetime cruise holiday through the Mediterranean?

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Defected Croatia 2019

When: August 8-13, 2019

Where: Tisno, Croatia

The Scene: It's house music heaven when the UK Defected label takes over The Garden at Tisno. Beachside camping, boat parties, special shows, and lots of surprises makes this an ideal island getaway. Need a break from the bumping beats? Explore the lovely Croatian seaside city of Tisno in between sets.

More Info: Defected Croatia 2019 Guide

Sziget Festival 2019

When: August 7-13, 2019

Where: Budapest, Hungary

The Scene: Welcome to the Island of Freedom! Every August thousands of festival fans around Europe descend on Budapest for one of the most unique festivals in Europe. Cross the bridge from downtown onto a 250+ acre idyllic island for a week-long celebration with artists from around the world. Need a break? Head into Budapest and explore the city.

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Summer Breeze 2019

When: August 14-17, 2019

Where: Dinkelsbuhl, Germany

The Scene: With such a whimsical name, one hardly expects what the Summer Breeze Open Air Festival actually delivers -- heavy metal and lots of it to over 40,000 attendees. Summer Breeze just turned twenty years old, so if you're looking for experience and hard metal in Germany, then this is the place.

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FM4 Frequency Festival 2019

When: August 15-17, 2019

Where: St. Polten, Austria

The Scene: One of Austria's major music festivals, Frequency brings a world class lineup to a riverside setting just outside the city of St. Polten. The only thing wilder than then the crowds are the rowdy campgrounds with all night parties and revelry.

More Info: FM4 Frequency Festival 2019 Guide

La Route Du Rock 2019

When: August 14-17, 2019

Where: St Malo, France

The Scene: This very hip, very cool, indie rock festival is one of the few in France that can boast a 25+ year history. The biannual event has featured Portishead, Disclosure, The XX, Blur, Pulp, Air, and Sonic Youth and has even spun off a winter edition.

More Info: La Route Du Rock 2019 Guide

Highfield Festival 2019

When: August 16-18, 2019

Where: Leipzig, Germany

The Scene: Highfield is the largest independent rock festival in eastern Germany held over three days near Leipzig. The setting at the Störmthaler See is incredible -- a man made lake with beaches, swimming, and ideal summer camping.

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MS Dockville 2019

When: August 16-18, 2019

Where: Hamburg, Germany

The Scene: It's one of Germany's most popular 3-day festivals, but MS Dockville isn't as well known outside the country. The non-profit event mixes up a combination of music and art along the edges of the River Elbe. The avant-garde event offers plenty of events to keep you surprised along with the year's top touring artists.

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Open Air Gampel 2019

When: August 15-18, 2019

Where: Gampel, Switzerland

The Scene: The mountains meet the music at this wild festival held deep in the southern Swiss Alps. With multiple themed bars scattered among the stages, this massive shindig parties twenty-fours a day. The tiny town of Gampel provides a quiet break for supplies and then it’s back to a festival that has hosted acts like Joe Cocker, Foo Fighters, The Chemical Brothers, Queens of the Stone Age, Tool, Muse, The Prodigy, and The Cure.

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Pukkelpop 2019

When: August 15-18, 2019

Where: Kiewit-Hasselt, Belgium

The Scene: The alternative flavored Pukkelpop is the second largest festival in Belgium boasting crowds of nearly 180,000. Started in 1985 as a simple single day show, Pukkelpop now features hundreds of bands over three days. The fest has changed venues a few times, but currently resides in the tiny village of Hasselt, which is located 45 miles from Brussels. Pukkelpop alumni include Pixies, Björk, The Stone Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, Metallica, and The Prodigy. And of course, tradiation Belgian beers can be found everywhere.

More Info: Pukkelpop 2019 Guide

Lowlands Festival 2019

When: August 16-18, 2019

Where: Biddinghuizen, Netherlands

The Scene: Although it’s officially called A Campingflight to Lowlands Paradise, most fans simply call it Lowlands. The annual 3-day music and camping festival is held just 40 miles outside of Amsterdam and covers a wide range of genres. The festival calls itself “a true backpacker’s Garden Of Eden and Holland’s most adventurous cultural outdoorevent, offering a cutting edge choice of only the best in alternative music, film, stand-up comedy, visual arts, literature and street theatre.”

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Rototom Sunsplash 2019

When: August 16-22, 2019

Where: Castellón, Spain

The Scene: Rototom Sunsplash, the European reggae festival is a full week of music, culture, peace, and unity. Reggae fans from across Europe trek to Valencia in Spain to experience this festival which has been delighting festies since 1991. From its DIY roots to italy to Spain, Sunsplash is a treat for all lifestyles.

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Sonus Festival 2019

When: August 18-22, 2019

Where: Pag Island, Croatia

The Scene: The standout Sonus Festival delivers a heavyweight lineup of international EDM talent to the shores of Pag, one of the Croatia's hottest party islands. The five day fest at Zrce Beach is hosted by Cosmopop (Time Warp, Love Family Park) so expect to be dazzled by numerous parties on beaches, boats, and clubs. Underground artists are hand-picked so that fans have a chance to see them in an intimate setting before they take off.

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Mysteryland Netherlands 2019

When: August 23-25, 2019

Where: Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands

The Scene: The longest running dance festival in the world takes place in the Netherlands for two days every August and even spawned a spin-off in the United States. After a day of hedonistic dancing, Mysteryland fans find solace at Holy Ground Camping. Mysteryland strongly believes in festival soul, focusing on sustainability and local participation.

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Cabaret Vert 2019

When: August 22-25, 2019

Where: Charleville-Mézières, France

The Scene: Le Cabaret Vert (aka The Green Cabaret), may be one of the largest festivals in France, but still remains close to the hearts of fans. Closing out the summer during the last weekend in August, Cabaret Vert brings a little bit of everything to eastern part of France. The campsite and festival are located around the edges of an abandoned factory.

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Rock En Seine 2019

When: August 23-25, 2019

Where: Paris, France

The Scene: Born in 2003, Rock en Seine has become one of France's top mega-festivals. Held just outside of Paris at the incredibly scenic Domaine National de Saint-Cloud (an 1100 acre historical park), this festival showcases the best of international and regional rock rock on five unique stages.

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Dekmantel Selectors 2019

When: August 22-26, 2019

Where: Tisno, Croatia

The Scene: This limited capacity festival at The Garden Resort in Tinso only sells 2000 tickets for the five-day event. Each day, some of the world's best DJs spin tunes on the relaxing seaside coastline of the Adriatic Sea, while at night the party takes off to the legendary Barbarella nightclub.

More Info: Dekmantel Selectors 2019 Guide

Electric Picnic 2019

When: August 30-September 1, 2019

Where: Laois, Ireland

The Scene: Ireland's mega-festival crams in so much music and activities into three short days, that you'll be hard-pressed to sample everything over the weekend. Besides having one of the best lineups of the year, there's endless fields of camping along with forested glades inhabited by late night revelers. From partying at a pirate ship to secret shows in the chapel to drinking in the Trailer Park, this is an unforgettable festival.

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Dimensions 2019

When: August 29-September 3, 2019

Where: Pula, Croatia

The Scene: As the sun sets on summer, underground electronic fans flock to Pula for the last major music fest of the Croatian summer scene. A spin-off of the hugely popular Outlook Festival, diehards can stack these two festival weekends together for one mega-run of electronic goodness. Like its sister festival, Dimensions features performances in an amazing 19th century abandoned fort.

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Lollapalooza Berlin 2019

When: September 7-8, 2019

Where: Berlin, Germany

The Scene: Since its inception in 1991, Lollapalooza has continued to grow from it’s U.S. based festival circuit to additional cities in countries across the globe. As the first European city to host Lollapalooza outside of the U.S., Berlin began its entrance into the Lollapalooza festival tour in 2015, and has since grown to over 70,000 attendees.

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Outlook Festival 2019

When: September 4-8, 2019

Where: Pula, Croatia

The Scene: Fans of bass will want to head to Outlook Festival in Croatia which is famous for their bass heavy lineups along with boat parties and beachside performances. The main event is held the historic Fort Punta Christo, an abandoned fort, which means you may even find yourself dancing in a moat.

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Born during a backstage Bonnaroo downpour, Vito's mission in life is to dance, write, and travel to all the great festivals that this wide world has to offer.