From the mountains to the beaches, Italy has it all when it come to music festivals. There’s massive dance music festivals, multi-genre concerts, and a surprising amount of boutique indie rock fests. Get inspired with our favorites below, pack your bags, and spend the summer celebrating Italy.
Ypsigrock Festival 2019
August 8-11, 2019
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.
Kappa FuturFestival 2019
July 6-7, 2019
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.
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Home Venice Festival 2019
July 12-14, 2019
The Home Music and Culture Festival wants you to feel like Venice is your residence during three days in July. According to the organizers: 'Home Venice Festival intercepts the international Zeitgeist and takes it to Italy. It is a mood, not just a festival, we are working to offer everyone a total experience, the famous once-in a-lifetime'.
Siren Festival 2019
July 25-28, 2019
Camp on the beach and enjoy music in a historical Italian coastal town at Siren Festival. Passionately DIY, this small boutique fest delivers an experience with one-of-a-kind performances, food, and drink. The romantic city of Vasto overlooking the sea hosts the eclectic fest.
Nameless Festival 2019
June 7-9, 2019
The breathtaking mountains of northern Italy sets the backdrop for Nameless Festival, one of the largest dance music festivals in the country. For over five years, the consistently sold out show brings 15,000 attendees to Lecco to see both international and local talent.
Rock in Roma 2019
June 19-July 27 2019
For more than than 10 years, Rock in Roma has been the centerpiece of the Rome festival summer. Featuring a series of concerts that last over a month, Rock in Roma festies have witnessed performances from Roger Waters, Jeff Beck, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Duran Duran, Radiohead, The Chemical Brothers, and Nine Inch Nails.
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Beaches Brew Festival 2019
June 3-6, 2019
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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September 7-14, 2019
SUNANDBASS is a drum and bass festival organised on the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia. For eight days, festival goers and artists from all over the world meet at this incredible location to enjoy great music, sunny beaches and amazing Italian food. What makes SUNANDBASS special is its family feel, friendly vibes and unforgettable moments.