Summer is usually the season of lots of sun, long nights by the beach, carelessness, parties and music festivals! And some of the biggest and finest of them take place in Europe. Tomorrowland, Primavera Sound and Rock am Ring are just to name a few.

Here’s a short run – down of the 10 European music festivals to put on your bucket list that will shake your world, boost your adrenaline and make you scream like no other!

1. Primavera Sound

One of the coolest, for sure! The Barcelona – based music promotion company that stands behind the festival, sure knows a thing or two about awesome music by showing support to indie bands and new artists. Don’t sleep on this one:

2. Rock am Ring and Rock im Park

If rock and metal are your gigs, you probably already  know what I’m talking about. Year after year Rock am Ring and its sister festival Rock im Park give out of this world experience to people with the help of bands like Slipknot, Sabaton, Foals, Die Antwoord and many many others. As the names suggest the festivals take place in Germany, in Nurnberg to be specific, sometime in June. Check them out here: and


3. Sziget

Held every year in Budapest, Hungary, Sziget festival is one of the most notorious ones. This year’s lineup consists of bands and artists like Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters and Twenty One Pilots so this can give you an idea of what to expect. All in all, there is something for every taste! For more information about it, look here:

4. Wireless

For the fans of R’N’B, rap and dance music this is nothing new. Wireless festival embodies perfectly London’s many subcultures and underground artist. The festival itself is one weekend in July in, you guessed it, London. Find more about this year’s artists here:


5. Exit

Another one in July! The Serbian festival offers great diversity of genres and bands like dance, indie or pop – even heavy metal! Four days of never-ending party with artists like The Cure, Carl Cox, Tom Walkers and many more! Find out about the gigs from here:

6. Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is the biggest festival for electronic music ever and it’s simply mesmerizing! This extraterrestrial fest happens yearly in July for two weekends in Boom, Belgium and the massive lineup includes names like The Chainsmokers, Armin Van Buuren, Martin Garrix, David Guetta, A$AP Rocky and more! See the programme here:


7. Mad Cool Festival

This one’s relatively new. Founded only two years ago, Mad Cool Festival may not have the history of the other ones, but sure has the right tunes. This year’s lineup includes The Cure, Bon Iver, The 1975, The National, The Smashing Pumpkins, Greta Van Fleet, Robyn and Jorja Smith. The Spanish certainly know how it’s done! More info here:

8. Glastonbury

Of course, Glastonbury would make it to the list! It’s probably the most popular European festival! Held every year in Pilton, UK in June, Glasto hosts some of the biggest names in music like Kylie Minogue and Janelle Monae. See all the artists and the full programme here:


9. Reading and Leeds Festivals

Taking place in August in Reading and Leeds, UK, of course, these two festivals live up to their rock glory. This year’s lineup includes some of the newest and worldly known names like Post Malone and Billie Eilish, but also bands like Foo Fighters, Bastille, The 1975, Twenty One Pilots and others. You definitely don’t want to miss it, so buy tickets before they’re gone from here:

10. Super Bock Super Rock

Lisbon’s native, this one is held in July and offers some serious headliners every year. For example, this year artists like Lana Del Ray, The 1975, Metronomy, FKJ, Kaytranada and Superorganism will make an appearance. Check it out: