Fashion for music festivals It has become so popular that for a few years the most important cities have hosted events of this nature attracting a large number of spectators. Rock festivals, electronic or indie They are the most popular. Don't worry if you can't go to Coachella (starts this Friday), in Europe -and in our country- there are such interesting festivals that it won't be necessary to do so many kilometers to enjoy good music.
After Coachella arrives at Barcelona Primavera Sound. This year with a very diverse poster where Van Morrison, Metronomy and Arcade Fire share space.
- When? From May 31 to June 4.
- Where? Forum Park, Barcelona.
- Who? Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Frank Ocean, The XX, Metronomy, Solange, Van Morrison, Grace Jones.
Rock am Ring / Rock im Park
Two same festivals in two different cities in Germany. This is Rock am Ring and Rock im Park, where this 2017 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will be the icing on the cake.
- When? June 2 to 4.
- Where? Two cities: Mendig and Nürnberg, Germany.
- Who? Die Toten Hosen, System Of A Down, Prophets of Rage, Bastille, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
Isle of Wight Festival
The United Kingdom loves music festivals and an example is the large number of events of this type that they have every year. Isle of Wight Festival makes more and more noise and all thanks to posters like this 2017 with Arcade Fire, Rod Stewart, David Guetta or Run DMC in the lead.
- When? From June 8 to 11.
- Where? Seaclose Park, Newport (United Kingdom).
- Who? Arcade Fire, Rod Stewart, David Guetta, Run DMC, Kaiser Chiefs, Bastille, George Ezra, The Shires, Jonas Blue, Example + DJ Wire, Rag 'n' Bone Man, Nothing but Thieves, Texas, Ward Thomas, Jack Savoretti, The Sherlocks, The alarm, The Undertones, Elle Exxe.
For electronics lovers, Sónar (Barcelona) is waiting for you. The event is divided into two enclosures, day and night, making one to choose based on their plans.
- When? June 14-17.
- Where? Day in Fira Montjuïc, night in Fira Gran Vía, Barcelona.
- Who? Amnesia Scanner, Cashmere Cat, Clams Casino, Damian Lazarus, David Lang / Stargaze, De la Soul, Fat Freddy's Drop, Forest Swords, Gaika, Kinder Malo & Pimp Skinny, Lcc, Nadia Rose, Nina Kraviz, Soulection, Stööki Sound, The Black Madonna, Tommy Cash, Eric Prydz, Nicolas Jaar, Justice.
Hellfest Open Air
If you like the heavy metal and the hard rock, you have an appointment in Clisson (France). Hellfest Open Air is the festival you were waiting for with such mythical bands as Aerosmith or Linkin Park.
- When? June 16-18.
- Where? Clisson, France
- Who? Deep Purple, Aerosmith, Linkin Park, Slayer.
Laugh at Coachella, which Glastonbury wins every year by a win with his poster. This year could not be less and among the invited artists include Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Major Lazer, Alt-J, Lorde, Solange and a long-long-etcetera.
- When? From June 21 to 25.
- Where? Worthy Farm, Somerset (United Kingdom).
- Who? Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Ed Sheeran, The XX, The National, Biffy Clyro, Katy Perry, Major Lazer, Alt-J, Lorde, Solange, Run the Jewels, Emeli Sandé, Phoenix, First Aid Kit, Justice, Haim, Clean Bandit , George Ezra, Glass Animals, Kaiser Chiefs, Rag'n'Bone Man, Craig David, Circa Waves, Future, Islands, Tove Lo, Birdy, among many others.
Roskilde is a city in Denmark located in the north of the island of Zealand and under that same name there is a music festival with artists such as Foo Fighters and Arcade Fire.
- When? From June 24 to July 1.
- Where? Roskilde, Denmark
- Who? Arcade Fire, Foo Fighters, Justice, Moderat / Modeselektor.
Mad Cool Festival
We already told you a few weeks ago: Mad Cool has nothing to envy at the big festivals. This year his poster is worthy of admiration and all thanks to names such as Green Day, Kings of Leon, Alt-J or Foo Fighters.
- When? July 6 to 8.
- Where? The Magic Box, Madrid.
- Who? Foo Fighters, Green Day, Kings of Leon, Alt-J, Belle & Sebastian, Wolf Alice, The Lumineers, Foster The People, Ryan Adams, Kodaline, Xavier Rudd, Foals, Quique González, etc.
Bilbao BBK Live
In Bilbao Cobetas (aka Kobetamendi) in Bilbao, Bilbao BBK Live is held every year and edition after edition are being overcome. This year with The Killers or Phoenix.
- When? July 6 to 8.
- Where? Kobetamendi, Bilbao.
- Who? Phoenix, Fleet Foxes, Two Door Cinema Club, The Killers, Depeche Mode, Brandon Flowers, The 1975, Die Antwoord.
Electronic music has an appointment in Novi Sad, Serbia. All thanks to EXIT Festival.
- When? July 6 to 9.
- Where? Novi Sad, Serbia.
- Who? Liam Gallagher, Hardwell, Paul Kalkbrenner, Jake Bugg, DJ Hardwell, Alan Walker, Foreign Beggars, Jamie Jones, Robin Schulz, Hot Since 82, Black Coffee.
Small but thug, that's how we would describe Cruïlla Barcelona, a festival that makes more noise every year and artists are on the rise.
- When? July 7 to 9.
- Where? Forum Park, Barcelona.
- Who? Jamiroquai, Two Doors Cinema Club, Die Antwoord, The Lumineers, Ani DiFranco, Kase.O, Youssou NDOUR, Carlos Sadness, Dorian, The Prodigy, Ryan Adams, Txarango, -among others-.
Super Bock Super Rock
All the excuses are good to visit Lisbon and this 2017 yours can be followed by the name Super Bock Super Rock, a rock music festival where Red Hot Chili Peppers are the jewel in the crown.
- When? From July 13 to 15.
- Where? Parque das Nações, Lisbon (Portugal).
- Who? Red Hot Chili Peppers, Future, Deftones, Foster the People, Tyler.
We have already commented that in the United Kingdom they are very given to celebrate music festivals and Lovebox is another example. This festival will be held in London's Victoria Park with artists like Major Lazer and LCD Soundsystem.
- When? July 14 and 15.
- Where? Victoria Park, London (United Kingdom).
- Who? Major Lazer, LCD Soundsystem, Run The Jewels, Jungle.
Another electronic festival that attracts more attention every year is Ultra Europe, although for now we have to wait to know its official 2017 poster.
- When? July 14-16.
- Where? Split, Croatia
- Who? We are still waiting for an official poster but last year DJs such as David Guetta, Alesso and Armin van Buuren performed among many others.
Tomorrowland is the sacred temple of electronic music and its poster makes each year even more popular. To be able to live the experience you must approach Belgium.
- When? From July 21 to 23 and from July 28 to 30.
- Where? Boom, Belgium
- Who? Axwell / Ingrosso, Carl Cox, Armin van Buuren, Eric Prydz, Jauz, Marshmello, Afrojack, Steve Aoki, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, Tiësto, Ummet Ozcan, Kungs, Martin Solveig, Michael Calfan, The Magician, among many others.
On the beachfront we find Arenal Sound with Martin Garrix, Icona Pop or C. Tangana among its artists.
- When? From August 1 to 6.
- Where? Burriana, Castellón.
- Who? Martin Garrix, Icona Pop, Lori Meyers, Sidonie, C. Tangana, Fedde Le Grand.
To close the festive season we will have to approach Budapest and enjoy Sziget Festival.
- When? From August 9 to 16.
- Where? Budapest, Hungary.
- Who? Among his confirmed artists we have Major Lazer, Wiz Khalifa, Kasabian, Alt-J, Rita Ora, Clean Bandit, Steve Aoki, Rudimental, Crystal Fighters or Charli XCX.