As Brit’s we are so used to associating Festivals with Summer. Well, we’re about to change this! Some of the best festivals are happening all around the world, all year round. Here are some of our favourites to check out…
LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL Vegas Sept 23rd – 25th September
Located in no better place to really lose yourself and go wild! Music genres include a mix of Hip Hop, Rock, Pop and House. The line up this year included J.Cole, Bob Moses & Duke Dumont.
CROSS FESTIVAL San Diego – 1st & 2nd October
The festival is situated on Waterfront Park, right where the city’s twinkling high-rises meet the Pacific Ocean. Expect to see Maya Jane Coles, MNEK & Dubfire as part of the line up this year!
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS Texas – 7th-9th October
Over 75,000 people attend ACL in the heart of Texas. You can catch your favourite artists and bands performing including Major Lazer, Kenrick Lamar and Mumford & Sons.
ADE Amsterdam 20th – 22nd october
Located in the clubbing capital of the world, you can guarantee the best in Electronic music!
VOODOO New Orleans – Halloween Weekend Oct 28-30, 2016
City Park in Louisiana holds Voodoo hosts interactive and immersive large-scale art installations. This year’s line up you can see The Weeknd, Arcade Fire & Bob Moses.
BPM Mexico – January 6th – 15th 2017
Spending 10 days in the heart of Playa Del Carmen for the start of the year has become a global gathering of DJs, producers and electronic dance music fans. Schedule’s regularly include schedule include house legends Richie Hawtin, Jamie Jones, Carl Cox, Maceo Plex, Soul Clap, Lee Burridge and Luciano.
RIO CARNIVAL Rio De Janeiro – The week before Easter
Be ready to see a sea full of colour and experience the most heightened energy for this festival. Over 2 million people fill the festival streets each day. Carnival’s magical parades are filled with revelers, floats, and performances from numerous more than 200 samba schools.
ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL Miami – March 24th -26th
This annual outdoor electronic music festival is where you can be sure to catch your favourite house DJ’s. Last year’s line up included Marco Carola, Dead Mau5 & Maceo Plex. With 8 different stages to choose from you are sure to find your perfect vibe!
COACHELLA California – Apr 14th – Apr 23rd, 2017
Coachella is located in the desert of Indio, California. As well as watch your favourite artists and DJ’s perform you can celeb spot and look out for the chicest festival boho styles.
AFRIKA BURN South Africa – 23rd-30th april, 2017
Inspired by Burning Man this week long festival is located in the middle of Arid Karoo desert, just a 4 hours drive North of Cape town. You can be sure to see some fabulous Burning Man outfits, art installations and connect with free spirited festival goers from all around the world.
LIGHTENING IN A BOTTLE California – End of May.
Situated on the Central Coast region of California you can guarantee perfect weather and settings!
SONAR – Barcelona – 16th – 18th JUNE
Sonar is a worldwide event but Barcelona is their flagship festival with 3 days of the best electronic music!
SECRET SOLSTIC Iceland – 16th -18th June
Secret Solstice is Iceland’s only major summer music festival. During the solstice the sun only sets for a couple of hours, meaning that the whole country is bathed in continuous daylight throughout the festival. You kind find a good selection of House, Hip Hop and Rock at SS – Something for everyone!