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With so many to choose from, here’s your European Festival Guide for 2019!

With Festival Season already around the corner, we thought this was the perfect time to share our Festival Guide for 2019, covering all manner of music, comedy and huge events both here in the UK and in Europe! With quite the selection being ones we really love, we’ve had to break this into two parts starting with European ones we think you’ll love and see our UK one right here!

Just scroll down to find something for everyone with incredible line-ups from now, to the summer and beyond, that’s all-day city parties, unmissable weekends and globe-trotting experiences, it’s set to be an incredible 2019…. let’s begin!

ROCK WERCHTER FESTIVAL

BEST FOR: THE BIGGEST GLOBAL ACTS IN BELGIUM’S BIGGEST FESTIVAL PARK

TAKING PLACE
THURSDAY JUNE 27TH – SUNDAY JUNE 30TH
WERCHTER, BELGIUM

ACTS INCLUDE
FLORENCE + THE MACHINE, MUSE, THE CURE
P!NK, MUMFORD AND SONS, TOOL, BRING ME THE HORIZON, THE 1975, BROCKHAMPTON, KYLIE, MAC DEMARCO, YEARS & YEARS, WEEZER, JUNGLE, TOM MISCH, CHARLOTTE GAINSBOURG, KURT VILE & THE VIOLATORS, CLEAN BANDIT, TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB, UNDERWORLD, THE BLAZE, MILES KANE, NOTHING BUT THIEVES, VANCE JOY, YUNGBLUD, BANG BANG ROMEO

Belgium’s biggest music festival is back with a bang. Rock Werchter have set the highest of standards in booking stellar line-ups, and they have lived up to expectations yet again with a collection of world class headline acts; Florence and The Machine, Muse, The Cure, Mumford and Sons, P!NK, and Tool. The four-day multi-award-winning event covers an eclectic range of genres, from pop and rock’s biggest stars, to the best and brightest newcomers.

TICKET PRICE (SUBJECT TO BOOKING FEES)
WEEKEND TICKETS START AT €243
www.rockwerchter.be
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FLOW FESTIVAL HELSINKI

BEST FOR: AN ULTRA-COOL CITY BREAK AND TASTEMAKER MUSIC NAMES

TAKING PLACE
AUGUST 9TH – 11TH
HELSINKI, FINLAND

ACTS INCLUDE
THE CURE, TAME IMPALA, ROBYN, FATHER JOHN MISTY, MITSKI, CUPCAKKE, YVES TUMOR AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!

UPDATED 26/03: Flow Festival collaborates with Finnish National Opera for two special performances!
Jlin and Wayne McGregor present ‘Autobiography Edits’, plus performances from Fractal Fantasy’s Sinjin Hawke and Zora Jones 

Held in a looming disused power station in Europe’s capital of cool, Flow Festival Helsinki has become synonymous with bringing music from old school legends to topical newcomers. Now in its 15th year, Flow is one of the planet’s most forward thinking festivals, combining pioneering music with art, culture, culinary excellence and sustainability, all a stone’s throw away from the centre of the city.

TICKET PRICE (SUBJECT TO BOOKING FEES)
ADULT WEEKEND EARLY BIRD TICKETS STARTING FROM £150
www.flowfestival.com
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ICELAND AIRWAVES

BEST FOR: AN IMMERSIVE ICELANDIC NEW MUSIC EXPERIENCE  

TAKING PLACE
NOVEMBER 6TH – 9TH
REYKJAVIK, ICELAND

ACTS INCLUDE
INTERNATIONAL: MAC DEMARCO, WHITNEY, SHAME, ANNA OF THE NORTH, BOY AZOOGA, GEORGIA, ALEXANDRA STRÉLISKI, THE HOWL & THE HUM, SONS, MURKAGE DAVE, AMANDA TENFJORD, PAVVLA, THE GARRYS.

ICELANDIC: ARON CAN, AUÐN, AUÐUR, BERNDSEN, BETWEEN MOUNTAINS, CEASETONE, ELÍN SIF, GDRN, GRÍSALAPPALÍSA, HATARI, HILDUR, IAMHELGI, MATTHILDUR, MOSES HIGHTOWER,  UNE MISÈRE, VÖK, WARMLAND PLUS MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED.

Iceland’s longest running music festival moves into its third decade with a fresh and revitalised mission. Iceland Airwaves is well established as the most unmissable event in the Reykjavík calendar, and an unparalleled space for collaborative local creatives to air new projects. The world’s northernmost new music showcase is back to booking the right acts and looks ahead to inviting over 6,000 international visitors for a unique and truly global gathering on 6-9 November 2019.

TICKET PRICE (SUBJECT TO BOOKING FEES)
EARLY BIRD TICKETS £96, PLUS TRAVEL PACKAGES WITH ICELANDAIR
https://icelandairwaves.is
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SNOWBOMBING FESTIVAL

BEST FOR: SNOW SPORTS and EUROPEAN PARTYING

TAKING PLACE
APRIL 8TH – 13TH
MAYRHOFEN, AUSTRIA

ACTS INCLUDE
STORMZY, THE PRODIGY, FATBOY SLIM, ANDY C, BICEP DJ, GROOVE ARMADA DJ, KURUPT FM, HANNAH WANTS,
ARTWORK, SKREAM, FREDO, DENIS SULTA, MONKI, MARIBOU STATE, CAMELPHAT, MOSTACK, GEORGE FITZGERALD, SUB FOCUS, HIGH CONTRAST, MALL GRAB, FABIO & GROOVERIDER, MOXIE,
HORSE MEAT DISCO, FLAVA D, EMERALD + MORE

Snowbombing, where to start… Take the best ski resort in Europe, add in world-renowned DJs and phenomenal bands, unpredictable experiences at every turn – and then you might just get close. Across igloo raves, forest parties, underground tennis clubs turned into the biggest club for miles around – Snowbombing delivers a festival like no other, and a trip into a nation of its very own for an incredible week of slope-sized fun. Tucking into meaty delights from Hans The Butcher, kicking back in a luxury jacuzzi or living your best life at 8,497 ft. You want some, come get some – Snowbombing is here. The World’s Greatest Show on Snow celebrating its 20th Anniversary for the biggest birthday party of 2019.

TICKET PRICE (SUBJECT TO BOOKING FEES)
FESTIVAL PACKAGES STARTING FROM £269
www.snowbombing.com
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So. what ARE you going to choose? One of them or ALL of them, we’re sure that would be possible…somehow.

Just click the links you want above to order tickets, there’s some sublime festivals out there across Europe in 2019 and we genuinely believe these are some of the best so, what are you waiting for?

 

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