Music lovers are spoiled for choice at European music festivals in 2019. The unique, high-end festival is well recieved with a different kind of enthusiasm by people all across the world. Music seriously has the power to unite us and European music festivals prove it well. From globally famous events like Boomtown, Sziget Festival and Bout du Monde Festival, there are various other options for you to go wild in good vibes. Camping under the stars and watching your start perform is an event no one wants to miss.
Top 9 European Music Festivals
Here’s our pick of the best European music festivals you must attend to make your trip to Europe an exciting one.
Creamfields is one of a kind dance music festival series. It was founded and organised by British club promoter Cream. The festival which began as a one-day festival is now a four-day event with camping options. One of the most prestigious dance festivals on the planet has everything you could ask for regardless of whatever flavour of electronic music you’re into.
When: 22 – 25th August 2019
Where: Daresbury, near Warrington and Liverpool, England
Festival lineup: deadmau5, Swedish House Mafia, Cirez D & Adam Beyer, The Chemical Brothers, Martin Garrix, Calvin Harris, Carl Cox, Tiësto
2. Reading & Leeds Festivals
One of the best music festivals in Europe, Reading and Leeds Festival takes place simultaneously on August bank holiday weekend. At both sites, campsites are available and weekend tickets include camping. Don’t miss out this exciting festival which is one of the major highlights of the summer.
When: 23 – 25th August 2019
Where: Richfield Avenue, Reading and Bramham Park, Leeds
Festival lineup: Foo Fighters, The 1975, Post Malone, Twenty One Pilots, Bastille, Blossoms, Billie Eilish, Stefflon Don
Boomtown is one of UK’s largest and incredible music festival held over the second weekend of August. The five-day festival lets you experience a diverse musical line-up with amazing theatrical concepts and totally different music world that exists within a vibrant city. This festival follows a storyline that evolves each year and encourages the public to explore all the city has to offer, infact to be a part of the story themselves.
When: 7-11 August 2019
Where: Winchester, UK
Festival lineup: Ms. Lauryn Hill, The Streets, Prophets of Rage, Chronixx, Chase & Status, Groove Armada, Slaves, UB40
4. Sziget Festival
Sziget is one of the best European music festivals in 2019. Don’t miss out the most colourful program at the island of freedom. It is one such festival that could never spend another cent on marketing as it sells out that quick every year. Sziget festival provides a complete festival-holiday experience with great live concerts, non-stop party, an international community and all other famous attractions the city has to offer.
When: 7-13 August 2019
Where: Budapest, Hungary
Festival lineup: Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Florence + the Machine, Twenty One Pilots, Martin Garrix, The 1975, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Jungle
A massive multi-genre music festival has been entertaining festivalgoers since 1985. It is an absolute favourite of all indie music fans. The second largest music festival in Belgium after Rock Werchter, is widely known for its alternative music, spanning styles such as electronic, dance, rock, pop, hip-hop, heavy metal and punk. The festival also includes many games, activities, eateries and more spread throughout its huge site.
When: 15-19 August 2019
Where: Hasselt, Belgium
Line-up includes Stormzy, Royal Blood, Tame Impala, Billie Eilish, Twenty One Pilots.
6. Bout du Monde Festival
One of the stunning European music festivals, Bout du Monde attracts a huge crowd every August. With a fantastic location and great music, this music festival is a must-visit for all the music lovers out there. It is one of the most successful world music festivals in France and the location allows stunning views of the Breton coastline.
When: 2 – 4 August 2019
Where: Crozon, France
7. Untold Festival
Untold festival is one of the best summer music festivals in Europe and a winner of the European Festival Awards 2015. The largest annual electronic music festival draws crowds from all over the country. The epic four-day festival is going to celebrate its 5th anniversary with headliners David Guetta, Timmy Trumpet, Martin Garrix, Oscar And The Wolf, Bastille, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike.
When: 1 – 4 August 2019
Where: Cluj Arena, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
8. Dimensions Festival
Dimensions festival provides visitors with four days of soulful house and drum ’n’ bass. It is one of the famous electronic music festivals in Europe bringing together all the music lovers from around the world. Set up in most unique festival settings, it allows you to explore a plethora of things with beach, boat, forest and amphitheatre parties.
When: 28 August – 1 September 2019
Where: Fort Punta Christo, Pula, Croatia
Line-up includes Anderson .Paak, Tony Allen & Jeff Mills (live), Objekt (live), Craig Richards, DāM-FunK (live), Gilles Peterson, Hessle Audio, Hunee, Peggy Gou.
9. Outlook Festival
Outlook festival is Croatia’s top bass music festival. This summer will be the last time for you to groove day and night to all things bazz at this festival ina fort in Croatia as Outlook will be moving in 2020. Expect a lot of fun with boat parties, beach parties and features stars of underground dance, hip hop, drum ’n’ bass, grime and garage across ten stages.
When: 4 – 9 September 2019
Where: Pula, Croatia
Line-up includes Andy C, Loyle Carner, Bugzy Malone, Goldie (live), Ghetts.
The vibrant European music festival are truly an epitome of the festive vibes and the reason why tourists come in large number. When you leave the city, a little bit of the festival will surely be inside you. Book your trip to Europe from Traveltriangle and participate in the madness of these amazing festivals. Witness the city like never before and create awesome memories with your loved ones.
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