The loudest world festivals of summer
Music festival is a spectacular event, thanks to which you can hear many of your favorite artists, get acquainted with unknown musicians, meet new friends and to visit the beautiful, previously unknown places. WANT offers you to get acquainted with the most large-scale international festivals of summer.
Where: Glastonbury, UK
When: June 26-30
About the event: Glastonbury — one of the largest and most expensive festivals. Held since 1970, has many scenes and more than 100 performing artists. Traditionally held rock concerts, invited well-known DJs from around the world and pop stars. Also in the festival held a variety of exhibitions, additional parties and presentations.
Line-Up: The Rolling Stones, U2, Coldplay, Rita Ora, Crystal Castles, Beyonce, Queens of the Stone Age, Kaiser Chiefs, HURTS, Robyn, Lykke Li, fatboy Slim, Ke$ha and more than 100 other performers.
Ticket price: 205 Euro, tickets are sold out, are available for purchase through dealers.
Heineken Open ‘ er
Where: Gdynia, Poland
When: July 3-7
About the event: Open’er Festival held since 2003 in Gdynia, a port city on the Baltic sea. The festival is one of the mostpopular musical events in Poland and the largest festival in Central-Eastern Europe. At different times there were the Chemical Brothers, Pink, Goldfrapp, Massive Attack, Placebo, and others.
Line-Up: Rihanna, Crystal Castles, Blur, Kings Of Leon, Arctic Monkeys and many others
Cost of tickets: 4 day (03.07 – 06.07) – 110 Euro, 4 days plus 7 days camping (02.07 – 08.07) – 130 euros 1 day – 45 euros.
About the event: the Festival takes place in the Belgian wilderness not far from the brewery. Gather here the most relevant artists, stars and trendy youth.
Line-Up: Green Day, The National, Vampire Weekend, Bloc Party, The Bloody Beetroots and others.
Ticket price: 4 days – 80€, 1 day: 18 Euro,camping – 25 euros.
Where: Novi Sad, Serbia
When: July 10-14
About the event: EXIT takes place in a magically beautiful Petrovaradin fortress since 2001. In addition to high-quality music in the festival program there are other activities located on the territory not only the fortress but also the entire city.
Line-Up: Bloc Party, David Guetta, Fatboy Slim, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion, The Prodigy, Eric Prydz, Steve Angello, Diplo, music from sbtrkt and others/
About the event: for the seventh consecutive year, the festival is held in the capital of Ukraine. Within 16 hours of the day and night under the open sky at the airport “Seagull” about 20,000 people from all regions of Ukraine and neighboring countries will enjoy an incredible feast of music and dance.
Line-Up: Steve Angello, Above & Beyond, FEDDE LE GRAND, Cosmic Gate and others.
Ticket price: Standard – 449 UAH, VIP – 599 USD.
Where: Dour, Belgium.
When: 18 – 21 July.
About the event: Belgian festival’s history, this year held for the 25th time. Four days, 150000 people, camping is a town and only the big names.
Line-Up: Klaxons, The Magician, Gesaffelstein, Flying Lotus, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Oh Shees, Wu-Tang Clan, My Bloody Valentine.
Cost of tickets: 4 day with camping – € 125 – € 105;1 day – 50 Euro with campsite – 60 euros.
Pitchfork Music Festival
About the event: the festival is organized by the same musical edition, known throughout the world. Held in the Park and collects pop, rock and dance artists.
Line-Up: M. I. A. R. Kelly, Bjork, Autre Ne Veut, Belle And Sebastian, Wire, Savages, Blood Orange.
Ticket price: 3 days – $ 120 1 day – $ 50.
Where: Yuzawa, Japan
When: 26 – 28 July.
About the event: the largest festival in Japan. Not cheap, but the experience is for a lifetime.
Line-Up: The Cure, Bjork, Nine Inch Nails, The xx, Yo La Tengo, Death Grips, Sparks.
Ticket price: 3 days – $ 450, 1 day – $ 185.
Where: Popovka, Crimea, Ukraine
When: July 31 – August 14.
About the event: the Largest Ukrainian festival, which attracts visitors from all over Europe and CIS countries. On the territory of the Republic of Z are 14 dance floors of various configurations .h. the dance floor on the water “H2O” and 4 special “space” of the dance floor in a separate area “Mars”. There are about 30 bars and restaurants in different price categories, 2 open-air cinema, as well as 3 stations kitesurfing, which is the “official sport of the Republic”.
Line-Up: Ricardo Villalobos, Luciano, Reboot, Ferry Corsten, Pan-Pot, Anja Schneider, Sebo K, Booka Shade, M. A. N. D. Y., Marco Carola, Jamie Jones, Markus Schulz, Art Department, Maceo Plex, Pachanga Boys, Loco Dice, tINI, Guti, The Martinez Brothers, Raresh, Rhadoo, Petre Inspirescu, Dixon, Ame, Gerd Janson, Ellen Allien, Monika Kruse, Stacey Pullen, Adam Freeland, Stanton Warriors, Pendulum, Westbam, Tale Of Us, Claude VonStroke, etc.
Ticket price: multivisa for all days – 1745 USD.
Where: Budapest, Hungary
When: August 5-12
About the event: the annual music festival, held since 1993 on the Obuda island in Budapest. The festival celebrates the music of different genres. During the week visitors to the festival can find a very wide range of music, from traditional Algerian music and crazy canadian industrial, from brutal American hard-core refined to London DJs. In addition to music at Sziget there are numerous cultural events, including movie nights, sports competitions, art exhibitions and galleries, theatre and circus performances, discussion clubs, language schools, children’s programs, Raffles, charity events, etc. Only about 250 programs for 7 days.
Line-Up: Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, dOP, Nero, Blur, Booka Shade, Sebastian Ingrosso, Gesaffelstein, Leningrad, Parov Stelar Band, Boys Noize, Zaz and others.
Tickets: camping for 5 days – € 199; a ticket for 5 days – 229 euros. Day 1 – 49 euros.
Where: Daresbury, Cheshire, UK
When: 23-25 August.
About the event: Creamfields is one of the biggest dance festivals, the beginning of which was laid in 1998 in Liverpool. This festival is in the nature of “closing summer party” – the end of the season, summer parties, playing for DJs and electronic music artists are world class.
Line-Up: The Prodigy, Avicii, Above & Beyond, Paul Oakenfold, Steve Angello, Benny Benassi, Eric Prydz, Pete Tong, Solomun, TiËsto, Steve Angello, David Guetta, Afrojack, Groove Armada and others.
Ticket price: 1 day – £ 75, 3-day with camping – £ 250.