Festival Briefs: Roskilde, Open’er, and More 2018 Festival Headliner News

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Lots of headliners being announced this week for 2018 as the competitive European festival scene kicks into high gear.

-Bruno Mars has been tapped for Open’er in Poland, Pinkpop in The Netherlands, and Roskilde in Demark.
-Roskilde will also welcome Mogwaii and Vince Staples.
-Gorillaz and The xx will top the Spain’s Bilboa BBK Festival.
-We Are FSTVL dropped a huge first round lineup for the May Bank Holiday in England.
-Annie Mac Presents Lost and Found in Malta also revealed their first wave of artists.

Open’er Festival 2017

June 28-July 1, 2017

Gdynia, Poland

Poland's mega-festival Open'er brings major acts to the country, most of them for their first time. This is an absolute monster of a camping festival with a stacked four days of headliners like Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + The Machines, and LCD Soundsystem.

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Roskilde Festival 2018

June 30-July 7, 2018

Roskilde, Denmark

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!

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Photo Credit: Matias Altbach

We Are FSTVL 2018

May 26-28, 2018

London, UK

After a standout debut in 2013, the award winning We Are FESTVL continues to evolve into one of the UK's most popular electronic festivals. Taking place over the May bank holiday weekend, hundreds of international DJs descend upon the aptly named Airfield of Dreams (just east on London) to play on more than 15 custom stages. After five years, they've even been able to add camping to the bill.

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Pinkpop 2018

June 15-17, 2018

Landgraaf, The Netherlands

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.

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Photo Credit: Pinkpop

Bilbao BBK Live 2018

July 12-14, 2018

Bilbao, Spain

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.

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Lost And Found Malta 2018

May 3-6, 2018

Numero Uno, Malta

Annie Mac, a popular Irish DJ, hosts the Lost and Found Festival every spring on the sun-drenched island of Malta. Sultry electronic beats transform this warm weather holiday haven into a bumping 4-day festival. AMP Lost and Found finds itself playing in multiople venues including castle raves and boat parties.

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