With the good weather the festival season arrives, and what could be better than planning a trip with friends to enjoy one of the many musical events in Europe? Today we present the unmissable festivals of summer 2018 to let you spend a summer in music! European festivals that you can not miss

The best festivals in Italy and in Europe - summer 2018

With the good weather the festival season arrives, and what could be better than planning a trip with friends to enjoy one of the many musical events in Europe? Today we present the unmissable festivals of summer 2018 to let you spend a summer to music!

The European festivals that you can not miss this summer

The festivals in Italy

There is no need to go far to listen to great music and watch a great show. Electronic music, jazz, indie, rock ... even if Italy is not at the same level as countries like England for the live music scene, it seems that this summer there is a lot of turmoil ...

Nameless Music Festival

If you like music to dance, this is the date for you. Three days of electronic music (with some rappers incursion) in a small town near Lecco.

nameless music festival stage
source: namelessmusicfestival.com
  • WHERE: Barzio (Lecco)
  • WHEN: from 1 to 3 June 2018
  • PROGRAM: Steve Angello, Axwell Λ Wholesale, Armin Van Buuren, Don Diablo, Kungs, Vini Vici, Fabri Fibra.
  • WEB SITE: NAMELESSMUSICFESTIVAL

AMA Music Festival

The highlight of the Northeast with indie and electronic music leads to Bassano del Grappa very interesting names of the local and international panorama.

AMA poster 2018
source: AMA music festival Faceboo k page
  • WHERE: Bassano del Grappa
  • WHEN: from 7 to 10 June 2018
  • PROGRAM: The Vaccines, Notwist, Digitalism, Iosonouncane and many others.
  • WEB SITE: AMAMUSICFESTIVAL

Sherwood Festival

The alternative and independent festival veteran in Italy, organized by the homonymous radio station in Padua, offers concerts, DJ sets, debates, cultural and sporting events in the location of the Euganean stadium. Concert prices range from € 7 to € 40.

sherwood concert festival 2017
source: Gianluca Conselvan on Flickr
  • WHERE: Padova, Stadio Euganeo
  • WHEN: from 8th June to 7th July 2018
  • PROGRAM: Alborosie, Social State, Caparezza, Ellen Allien, Derrick May ...
  • WEB SITE: SHERWOODFESTIVAL

Florence Rocks

The sacred rock monsters are the backbone of this event that attracts vintage fans but also younger thanks to some incursion of more contemporary groups.

  • WHERE: Florence, Visarno Racecourse
  • WHEN: from 14 to 17 June
  • PROGRAM: Foo Fighters, Guns N 'Roses, Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne.
  • WEB SITE: FIRENZEROCKS

Idays

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The Italian festival of reference for those who want to listen to live the best rock, grunge, punk and pop groups 90s and 2000s.Festival

The summer version of Club to Club, the electronic festival of the autumn of Turin and one of the most beloved by European clubbers, returns for the second year proposing performances by great DJs in different countries of a pugliese valley.

Viva! Festival 2018 poster
source: Valle d'Itria News
  • WHERE: Valle d'Itria, Puglia
  • WHEN: from 4 to 8 July 2018
  • PROGRAM: Jamie XX, Liberato, Helena Hauff, The Black Madonna.
  • WEB SITE: VIVA18

Umbria Jazz

The best jazz, but also incursions into other musical genres, in the most famous Italian jazz festival that has now 45 years of history behind it.

umbria jazz stage
source: funky_adry on Frickr
  • WHERE: Perugia
  • WHEN: from 13 to 22 July 2018
  • PROGRAM: Massive Attack, Young Fathers, Benjamin Clementine, David Byrne, Quincy Jones, Pat Metheny Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, Melody Gardot.
  • WEB SITE: UMBRIAJAZZ

Home Festival

A nice mix of Italian and international artists of rock, electronic, rap, indie.

  • WHERE: Treviso, customs area
  • WHEN: from 30 August to 2 September 2018
  • PROGRAM: Alt-J, White Lies, Prodigy, Incubus, Prozac +, Floating Points, Mellow Mood.
  • WEB SITE: HOMEFESTIVAL

Festivals in Spain

Every year Spain hosts more and more recognized festivals worldwide and able to please all palates, from rock to reggae to alternative and electronic music. As they say in Spanish: ¡que el pace no it seems!

Primavera Sound

Founded in 2001, it is one of the biggest independent music festivals in 'Europe, with groups ranging from indie to experimental, hip-hop and folk. It takes place at the Forum Park, in a magnificent location facing the sea, and welcomes thousands of fanatics every year!This festival is considered the most important in Europe of its kind and this year celebrates 25th birthday. For 8 days it will host some of the most important artists of the reggae scene, as well as cultural activities to give visibility and voice to themes such as Rastafarianism, peace, tolerance, racism, non-violence, respect for the environment, etc.

Festival Rototom, España
Photos of @rototomsunsplash via Instagram
  • WHERE: Benicassim, Castellón
  • WHEN: from 16 to 22 August
  • PROGRAM: Skatalites, Ben Harper, Orishas, ​​Julian Marley, Morodo ...
  • WEB SITE: ROTOTOMSUNSPLASH

Festivals in France

Even our cousins ​​across the Alps have a great tradition of music festivals!

Rock en Seine

With its attractive program and its convenient location in the Parc of Saint-Cloud, just outside Paris, this eclectic rock festival is growing year after year.

Rock en Seina, festival París
Photo by @rockenseine via Instagram
  • WHERE: Saint -Cloud (suburbs of Paris)
  • WHEN: from 24 to 26 August 2018
  • PROGRAM: Thirty Seconds to Mars, Justice, NLP, Post Malone ...
  • WEB SITE: ROCKENSEINE

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Les Vieilles Charrues

It is the biggest music festival in France and attracts more 200,000 viewers every year in the Breton city of Carhaix.

Festival Les Vieilles Charrues, France
Photo by @vieillescharruesofficiel via Instagram
  • WHERE: Carhaix-Plouguer
  • WHEN: 19 to 22 July 2018
  • PROGRAM: Depeche Mode, Gorillaz, Jain, Massive Attack, IAM, Véronique Sanson, Orelsan ...
  • WEBSITE: VILLESCHAURRES

Festivals in Portugal

Portugal is not only a magnificent destination for those looking for sun and sea, but also a special place to listen to great live music.

NOS Primavera Sound

After Barcelona, ​​here is the Portuguese version of "Primavera Sound", in the splendid and melancholic city of Oporto . The event will take place in Portugal's largest urban park.

Source: Flickr (by GoldSoundzIt)
  • WHERE: Oporto
  • WHEN: from 7 to 9 June 2018
  • PROGRAM: Lorde, Rocky Asap, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds ...
  • WEB SITE: NOSPRIMAVERASOUND

Rock in Rio Lisboa

Another version "made in Portugal", this time of the very famous Rock In Rio festival, in the beautiful capital of Lisbon.Suspended in 1970, it was rehabilitated in 2002.

Festival de la Isla de Wight
Photos of @isleofwightfest via Instagram
  • WHERE: Isle of Wight
  • WHEN: from 21 to 24 June 2018
  • PROGRAM: The Killers, Depeche Mode, Liam Gallagher, Kasabian, Van Morrison, The Script ...
  • WEBSITE: ISOLADIWIGHT

Wireless Festival

If you are a fan of r'n'b, hip-hop and pop, you will love this festival in heart of the English capital!

Festival Wireless, UK
Photo of @wirelessfest via Instagram
  • WHERE: London
  • WHEN: from 6 to '8 July 2018
  • PROGRAM: DJ Khaled, J. Cole, Stormzy, Post Malone, Migos ...
  • WEBSITE: WIRELESSFESTIVAL
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Festivals in Germany

From the country that has the most alternative and cutting-edge capital of Europe, we could only expect great festival!

Hurricane Festival

Many genres and heterogeneous and quality proposals that will make music lovers "entice". The event is held in Scheeßel, a small town 350 km from Berlin.

Hurricane festival stage
source: Wikipedia
  • WHERE: Scheeßel
  • WHEN: from 22 to 24 June 2018
  • PROGRAM: Artic Monkeys, Arcade Fire, The Prodigy, Billy Talent
  • WEBSITE: HURRICANE

Lollapalooza Berlin

Does the name mean anything to you? It is perhaps the most famous American festival in the world, which has decided to come to Berlin for the joy of the Old Continent!

 Lollapalooza 2015
source: Wikipedia
  • WHERE: Berlin
  • WHEN: 8-9 September 2018
  • PROGRAM: Kraftwerk 3D, David Guetta, The Weeknd, Imagine Dragons and Armin Van Buuren
  • WEB SITE: LOLLAPALOOZA

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