As summer is in full swing, partygoers across the world are grabbing their tents, sleeping bags, & dancing shoes to soak up the sun & festival season as much as they can. Here are our top can’t miss music festivals of ‘Summer 2019.’
Tomorrowland, 18-21 July; 25-29 July (Boom, Belgium):
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Tomorrowland has a lot in store for this rendition of the infamous event. In true Tomorrowland fashion, the event does not skimp on the details or experience for its attendees. As the treasure cases begin to ship, there has been a buzz regarding its contents. Multiple hints along with puzzles, riddles, & secret hidden messages throughout have added to the mystery of what is to come.
As a tradition, Tomorrowland will kick off with the exclusive The Gathering preparty specifically intended for those fortunate enough to stay at the Dreamville campsite during both weekends of the event.
New this year, Mainstage has a more diverse lineup than previous years. For instance, artists such as The Chainsmokers, Amelie Lens, Da Tweekaz, & Ben Nicky to name a few, help to spread the vibe across the dance music spectrum.
A major highlight of 2019, Eric Prydz will be debuting his new live show ‘Holosphere.’ ‘Holosphere’ will be the most advanced production & a complete redesign from previous ‘EPIC’ shows.
With all the surprises & firsts of Tomorrowland, it should be at the top of your music festivals of ‘Summer 2019.’
Nature One, 2-4 August (Pydna Airbase, Germany):
Nature One celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a lineup able to rival many of the bigger festivals of the summer. Germany, iconic for its pure & timeless trance; deep & industrial techno; & quick-hitting hard dance music genres is host to Nature One. One of the most legendary festivals in Europe that you never heard of. Taking place the first weekend in August, this camping festival takes place at ‘Pydna,’ an abandoned military base. The small grounds allow for many of the 20+ stages to be placed close to one another & in some cases, stacked on top of each other.
Whether it’s wanting to try something new, or simply explore a new event, Nature One is off the beaten path.
Airbeat One, 10-14 July (Airport Neustadt-Glewe, Germany):
Located in northern Germany, Airbeat One is a 4-night festival with a broad lineup packed to keep you dancing. Spread across 7 stages, headliners Afrojack, DJ Snake, Headhunterz, Lost Frequencies, & Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, to name a few. This festival will not disappoint those with a broad musical taste. A special VIP Village hosting its own stage, the Goa Themed Event is a great way to keep the entire crew happy. The Goa theme visuals, production, & aesthetics will enhance the trippy experience
Ultra Europe 12-14 July (Split, Croatia):
Opening & closing with a ‘Resistance’ party, Ultra Europe has a massive 7-day festivity instore. Known as ‘Destination Ultra’ this week-long event will incorporate various clubs & beach/boat parties. Taking place on Hvar, Vis, & Brac Islands, off the Croatian coast with some of the top electronic music artists.
Taking place across 3 stages, mainstage, RESISTANCE & Ultra Worldwide, this event will ensure they cater to all musical tastes & will see the much anticipated Swedish House Mafia headlining the event.
Les Plages Electroniques, 9-11 August (Cannes, France):
One of Europes biggest beach festivals boasting a massive lineup of +40 artists, to include Solomun, Maceo Plex, & Tchami x Malaa, Les Plages Electroniques, attracts 40,000 festival-goers from around the world each year. As always, the 2019 festival promises many surprises & a program unlike any year before.
As a result, all 3 nights will have after parties lasting into the early morning along with an exclusive Water Party on Sunday. The 40,000m dance area will be separated into 4 different areas. The Beach Scene, Terrace Scene, Croisette Scene & La Rotonde will without a doubt provide all that is needed to keep cool, dance, mingle, & party in the under the summer nights.
RFM Somnii 5-7 July (Claridade Beach, Figueira da Foz, Portugal):
Somnii, meaning ‘dream,’ is an event that will surely feel like you are living a dream. Similarly, being able to camp on the beach whilst listening to some of your favorite EDM, Hip-Hop, & musical artists is something many