The 50 Best Music Festival Lineups for June [2019]
By / May 2, 2019

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

Beaches Brew Festival 2019

When: June 3-6, 2019

Where: Ravenna, Italy

The Scene: Beaches Brew is a super cool, super free, indie rock festival that takes place at the Ravenna Marina. Take the week off work and chill out by the sea while enjoying this wonderfully curated lineup along with a few local brews.

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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

Field Day Festival 2019

When: June 7-8, 2019

Where: London, UK

The Scene: In the packed London festival scene, Field Day continues to stand apart from the crowd each summer in Victoria Park. The outdoor festival has sold out every year since its inception in 2007 -- no wonder since Field Day's alumni include Pixies, Metronomy, Animal Collective, Disclosure, Patti Smith, FKA Twigs, Savages, Of Montreal, and Run the Jewels. This bounty of indie rock also boasts the infamous Village Mentality which features a wry mix of team games, DIY side stalls, and competitive eating!

More Info: Field Day 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

Junction 2 Festival 2019

When: June 7-8, 2019

Where: London, UK

The Scene: This London techno festival is held at Boston Manor Park for two days of beats from the top artists of the genre. Junction 2 merges the natural beauty of green fields and woodland pathways with striking industrial features that make the site iconic. With a promise of great sound and an obsessive attention to detail along with a no VIP policy, this festival continues its amazing journey.

More Info: Junction 2 Festival 2019 Guide

Werchter Boutique 2019

When: June 8, 2019

Where: Werchter, Belgium

The Scene: Unlike its wilder older sibling (the legendary Rock Werchter Festival), Werchter Boutique is a breath of relaxing fresh air. Only taking place over a single day, this is a festival for connoisseurs who value quality over quantity -- or who simply need a warmup for the massive four-day festival on the horizon.

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More Info: Werchter Boutique 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

Gottwood Festival 2019

When: June 6-9, 2019

Where: Anglesey, Wales

The Scene: Open your festival heart to the next chapter of Gottwood. A well-kept secret with a real kick, the buzz heavy Gottwood Festival's annual celebration of the electronic underground makes an indelible impression. Located on the breathtaking Isle of Anglesey, this chill venue boasts lake and forest views along with some of prettiest sunsets in the UK festival scene.

More Info: Gottwood Festival 2019 Guide

Parklife Festival 2019

When: June 8-9, 2019

Where: Manchester, UK

The Scene: One of the most popular fests in the northwest of the UK, Parklife delivers a massive party to Manchester. Teaming up with some of the top clubbing brands in the world, each stage has its own unique flavor. In total, there's 16 stages of music fronted by some of the biggest bands in the world.

More Info: Parklife Festival 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

LaureLive 2019

When: June 8-9, 2019

Where: Russel Township, OH

The Scene: In addition to a weekend of great music in a beautiful setting, careful attention is given to the culinary and family aspects of the event. LaureLive provides first-class culinary and artisan experiences, as well as children’s activities and educational events appropriate for the entire family.

More Info: LaureLive 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

Blue Ox Music Festival 2019

When: June 13-15, 2019

Where: Eau Claire, WI

The Scene: Bluegrass band, Pert Near Sandstone, hosts the Blue Ox Music Festival just outside of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The Whispering Pines Campground brings back festies each year with its hammock-handy shade trees and the peace of the central pond. This small sized festival is beloved for its cozy size and excellent bluegrass lineup.

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Isle of Wight Festival 2019

When: June 13-16, 2019

Where: Isle of Wight, UK

The Scene: The legendary Isle of Wight Festival is the traditional kick-off to the UK summer festival season. Europe's equivalent of Woodstock started in 1968 and has hosted rock and roll royalty like Jimi Hendrix, The Who, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Foo Fighters, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam, Kings of Leon, The Strokes, and Coldplay.

More Info: Isle of Wight Festival 2019 Guide

Download Festival 2019

When: June 14-16, 2019

Where: Donington Park, UK

The Scene: It's loud. It’s crazy. Download isn't pretty and the metal fans that make the annual pilgrimage to the spiritual home of rock in Dongington Park wouldn't have it any other way. The largest rock and metal festival in the UK has featured genre legends like Faith No More, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Slipknot, Motörhead, and System of a Down.

More Info: Download Festival 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.

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Bonnaroo Music Festival 2019

When: June 13-16, 2019

Where: Manchester, TN

The Scene: Over the last decade, no other US music festival has captured the spirit of large greenfield gatherings like the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. Bonnaroo burst onto the scene grabbing headlines along with our hearts as we watched it grow from scrappy newcomer to a full fledged anchor of the summer. It may not be the oldest or the largest, but Bonnaroo is the spirit of the quintessential American music festival. Long live The Roo.

More Info: Bonnaroo Music Festival 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

Clearwater Festival 2019

When: June 15-16, 2019

Where: Croton-On-Hudson, NY

The Scene: The Great Hudson River Revival, usually just called The Clearwater Festival, is one of America's oldest environmental events. The non-profit both celebrates and helps the Hudson River with folk and Americana artists. Founded in 1966 by Pete Seeger, this riverfront festival also features activities like kayaking, rowboating, and rides on the tall ships.

More Info: Clearwater Festival 2019 Guide

Mountain Jam 2019

When: June 13-16, 2019

Where: Bethel NY

The Scene: Held in the picturesque Hunter Mountains, Mountain Jam is a three-day rock festival set out to bring rock fans together in upstate New York. With more than 50 artists on the lineup covering multiple stages, headliners each year include legends in the rock world.

More Info: Mountain Jam 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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A Summer Story 2019

When: June 21-22, 2019

Where: Madrid, Spain

The Scene: Gather around, you lovers of EDM, and let us tell you A Summer Story. The tale begins during a weekend in June at the City of Rock outside Madrid where some of the biggest names in the electronic scene gather to regale 60000 attendees with a blowout show. Choose your own adventure at A Summer Story this year.

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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

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

Black Deer Festival 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019

Where: Eridge Park, Kent

The Scene: Black Deer aims to bring a dose of real Americana and country music to the UK. The new festival promises to bring a compelling blend of passion, experience, and love with wholesome food & drink, artisan wares, custom-built motorcycles, and the music that inspires this love affair.

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Sled Island 2019

When: June 19-23, 2019

Where: Calgary, AB

The Scene: This annual five day music and arts festival from Calgary brings in more than 300 artists, comedians, and filmmakers in more than 30 venues across the city. Each year, Sled Island selects a guest curator to help set the tone and direction of the current edition. Past curaters include Peaches, Andrew W.K., and Godspeed You! Black Emperor.

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Sonic Bloom 2019

When: June 20-23, 2019

Where: Rye, CO

The Scene: A three day camping festival, Sonic Bloom brings together electronic music, dance, and art, in an inspirational atmosphere that encourages creative expression. Traditionally held over the summer solstice, Sonic Bloom is located in the foothills of the southern Rocky Mountains of Colorado at the tranquil Hummingbird Ranch.

More Info: Sonic Bloom 2019 Guide

Firefly Music Festival 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019

Where: Dover, DE

The Scene: In only a few short years, the Firefly Music Festival has become a solid addition to the East Coast summer calendar. Set in the forested landscape of The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway in Delaware, Firefly boasts seven stages and over a 100 performers each year.

More Info: Firefly Music 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.

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Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2019

When: June 20-23, 2019

Where: Telluride, CO

The Scene: Camping in the Rocky Mountains during the summer is an enlightening experience especially when surrounded by one the jewels of summer – the annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival. If you manage to snag tickets to this sold out event, Town Park Campground is the Valhalla of camping with permanent bathrooms, waterfalls, and a location so close that you can listen to music from your tent.

More Info: Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2019 Guide

Bonanza Campout 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019

Where: Heber, Utah

The Scene: Nestled in the heart of an old Utah mining town, Bonanza Campout boasts a picture perfect setting for this boutique music festival. An eclectic mix of pop, hip-hop, EDM, and indie rock will welcome campers along with a variety of art installations, local breweries, food trucks, and a nightly Pond Yacht After Party with surprise guest DJs.

More Info: Bonanza Campout 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

Escapade 2019

When: June 22-23, 2019

Where: Ottawa, ON

The Scene: Canada’s capital city of Ottawa comes alive every June when the Escapade festival drops in downtown. The electronic festival mixes together trance, techno, and house for a full weekend of artists that have included Eric Prydz, Kaskade, Krewella, Above & Beyond, Avicii, Afrojack, Excision, and Calvin Harris.

More Info: Escapade 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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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.

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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

Glastonbury Festival 2019

When: June 26-30, 2019

Where: Pilton, UK

The Scene: There's popular music festivals. There's legendary music festivals. And then there's Glastonbury. What began as a simple party at a farm has transformed into arguably the world's most popular music festival and has inspired an entire generation of greenfield festivals. Don't let the 150,000 attendance and scarcity of tickets keep you away -- Glastonbury should on the wishlist of every festie.

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Lollapalooza Stockholm 2019

When: June 28-30, 2019

Where: Stockholm, Sweden

The Scene: Lollapalooza adds another location this summer with a new edition in Stockholm. Recently expanded to three days, expect the Swedish version to feature the same great lineups that fans have come to expect from Lolla. Like Berlin and Paris, the debut Lollapalooza Stockholm takes place in a beautiful park close to the city center.

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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.

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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

Electric Forest 2019

When: June 27-30, 2019

Where: Rothbury, MI

The Scene: The legendary Sherwood Forest, beloved by music festival fans around the world, sets the backdrop to Electric Forest. Located on the Double JJ Ranch in Michigan, Electric Forest has grown into a full-on destination fest. At night, the Sherwood Forest becomes alive with lights, art, and the creativity of the fans.

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Dreams Festival 2019

When: June 29-30, 2019

Where: Toronto, ON

The Scene: Wake up! It’s time for the annual Dreams Festival on East Island in Toronto. The two-day EDM bash dances up a sandstorm on Echo Beach along with smaller stages tucked around the venue. Celebrate the Canada Day holiday weekend in style at this 19+ event.

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Luminosity Beach Festival 2019

When: June 27-30, 2019

Where: Overveen, Netherlands

The Scene: A festival for trance lovers, Luminosity Beach features over 40 artists highlighting everything special about this genre of electronic music. Taking place on the famous beaches of Bloemendaal, this popular seaside town is a perfect place to welcome the summer.

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VestiVille 2019

When: June 28-30, 2019

Where: Lommel, België

The Scene: Experience the Ville. This Belgian hip-hop festival will feature 60 artists over the last weekend in June. Or as the organizers describe it: Vestiville is a moral law. It gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything.

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Summerfest 2019

When: June 26-July 7, 2019

Where: Milwaukee, WI

The Scene: Officially billed in the Guinness Book of World Records as The World's Largest Music Festival, this lakeside festival lasts for a staggering 11-day stretch and entertains nearly a million fans. Taking place along the shores of Lake Michigan right in downtown Milwaukee, this massive festival is also one of the most budget friendly music events of the summer.

More Info: Summerfest 2019 Guide

Outlaw Music Festival 2019

When: June 14-July 3, 2019

Where: North America Tour

The Scene: Willie Nelson and friends hit the road each summer on this American festival tour. With 15+ stops around the country, Willie brings that outlaw attitude and a varied lineup to cities across the Northeast and Midwest. Each mini-festival features an Outlaw Village with local cuisine, craft beers, and local artists showing off the unique vibe of the host city.

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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.