It’s already August and yep, that means summers sadly almost over. Not only does that mean we soon need to find our winter jackets, but we have to accept the end of sun-soaked festival season. It’s been an eventful one with Tomorrowland, Ultra Croatia, Lowlands, Sziget, Glastonbury and many more highlights. However, if you are looking at this you don’t need to give up just yet…
With a long weekend coming up you could squeeze one last trip with some amazing options to close out the summer. Highlights including events in Berlin, Paris, Netherlands, and of course the UK.
Berlin, Germany (September 07 – 08)
This one has a lot to its advantage, Berlin is a great place to enjoy some sun and beer so a day to recover in the city would make it a perfect trip. Aside from being located in one of the most amazing cities in Europe, Lollapalooza’s all-ages event in Berlin edition packs a punch with a diverse line up of acts and entertainment. Situated at the amazing Olympic Stadium and Olympic Park over two days.
Their line-up including pop idols Billie Eilish, sigrid and Tom Walker to dance titans such as Martin Garrix, Swedish House Mafia, gryffin, Claptone and Alan Walker. In addition to the music, the festival has a fun Fair with all sorts of absurdities, street theater and acrobatics, while in the green district it is all about better coexistence, innovative concepts in terms of sustainability and social responsibility.
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Cheshire, UK (August 22nd – 25th)
Creamfields has upped its game for their 2019 edition, the four-day festival has UK Exclusives on some of the world biggest electronic acts including among them Swedish House Mafia, Calvin Harris and deadmau5. However the main stage acts don’t stop there, you can also catch Tiësto, The Chemical Brothers (Live), Martin Garrix, Carl Cox, Above & Beyond and The Black Madonna.
Additional sets come from Fatboy Slim, Duke Dumont, Fisher, Jauz, Rezz, Holy Goof, Malaa, Radical Redemption, UMEK, Danny Howard, Benny Benassi, ilan Bluestone, Sonny Fodera, Dusky, Dyro, Dimension, Cosmic Gate, Laidback Luke, Bart B More, Weiss + many more.
Reading (Sold Out)
Leeds & Reading, UK (August 23 – 24)
Started in 1989 Reading has grown to become one of the most important dates on the musical calendar for the UK, returning August 23rd-24th it will play host to headliners such as the 1975, Post Malone, Foo Fighters, 21 Pilots, Charli XCX, Billie Eilish and Anderson Paak.
It also delivers its share of rising stars with the likes of Mabel, Joji, Mura Masa and King Princess. Meanwhile, the festival brings a dance-heavy line up with the likes of Fisher, Dillon Francis, Loud Luxury, Holy Goof, and Camelphat. With hundreds more acts this one is an experience to die for, if you managed to get tickets then all you need to do now is just hope the British weather keeps you dry.
Netherlands (August 23 -26 )
One of Hollands most famed festivals is undoubtedly Mysteryland. This year the event is bringing out a unique line up that will satisfy all dance music fans. Headlined by Diplo, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Martin Garrix the festival offers the cream of the crop. Bass-heavy fans can catch acts such as Alison Wonderland, GTA, Dillon Francis, Valentino Kahn and Malaa, while those looking for the deeper sounds of house can catch the likes of Sam Feldt, Claptone, Groove Armada, Sigala and Oliver Heldens. Meanwhile, Vini Vici, Wild Stylez, Headhunterz and Brennan Heart are there to serve up hardstyle madness. With literally hundreds more acts, for dance music fans this festival is well worth your consideration.
Rock en Seine
Paris, France (August 23-25)
Major Lazer, The Cure, Jorja Smith, Aphex Twin, Mahalia, Two Door Cinema Club and many more will take the stage at the French festival Rock en Seine. It was born in 2003 and grown into one of the countries most iconic festivals, always on the last weekend of August, in a wonderful park just at the edge of Paris.
Every year, the festival invites the most exciting pop and rock bands, from big stars to new talents. Five scenes are arranged in a green French garden, where the audience can discover the actuality of rock, power pop, electro, folk and see exhibitions about rock.