Are you, like us, in love with the festival life? The crowd, the beer and the music. Festivals are for many people the main destinations during the summer! We have picked out 5 of the most awesome music festivals!
When: June 18–20, 2015
One of the coolest and hippest cities in Europe, Barcelona is also home to one of its most colorful music festivals. Started in 1994, Sonar features performances from cutting-edge artists. Every year, visitors flock to the city’s Fira Gran Via area to watch shows by performers ranging from Duran Duran to A$AP Rocky. But the festival is not all about music abd drinking, it also boasts eye-catching video art projections, installations from modern artists, and audio-visual displays.
Where: Roskilde, Denmark
When: June 27–July 4, 2015
Started by two Danish college students, Roskilde has evolved from a hippie gathering ground to one of the worlds biggest and coolest music festivals. The festival attracts an international following and features performances from more than 3,000 artists. Bands include world famous artists and less known performers , and visitors can watch their favorite artists perform inside huge tents. The festival also host a naked run!! This is perfect!
Where: Somerset, England
When: June 24–28, 2015
Travel back in time at the Glastonbury festival. Started in 1970, the five-day festival still rings true to its hippie roots. Performances are held on 900 acres of verdant farmland, and the event boasts the title of largest green-field music festival in the world. And if you get tired of concerts and drinking, you can also catch theater, circus, and cabaret shows at one of the festival’s alternative performance areas. For a true Glastonbury experience, get up urly, open a beer, and start having fun!
When: July 31–August 2, 2015
No other music festivals carry the same name recognition and star power as Lollapalooza. It was created in 1991 by Jane’s Addiction singer Perry Farrell, the festival has since evolved into one of the worlds biggest and most famous festivals, 3 days filled with musical performances, dance, comedy, and crafts. Lollapalooza have more than 160,000 visitors every year, and has helped popularize artists ranging from Pearl Jam to Ice-T. This year’s headliners are Paul McCartney, Metallica, and Florence + the Machine.
When: August 10–17, 2015
Every year, 400,000 music lovers travels to the Sziget Festival. The week-long, nonstop event features 50 venues and around 200 programs daily, including live concerts, ongoing parties, theater and circus exhibitions. Located on an island in the center of the capital, the festival draws upon the city’s palpable energy to create a lively concert-going atmosphere. Join the crowd to watch performances from international pop and rock stars, or sitback and chill to some jazz! The choise is yours!