Here comes summer (and not soon enough!). For the young and the youthful among European music fans that means it’s time to party. Heading to Europe this summer and hoping to add an extra dose of fun to your vacation? Check out this four unique music festivals. All four are great value for money too!
Meadows In The Mountains Festival, Bulgaria
June 7, 8 and 9
Tickets: £95 (approximately $145)
Nestled in the heart of the Rhodopian Mountains near Bulgaria’s Greek border, the Meadows In The Mountains festival is a unique music and arts festival featuring a fantastic line up of up-and-coming acts putting on intimate performances with a stunningly gorgeous mountain range for their backdrop.
This year’s artists include the following:
Wbeeza / Nick Monaco / Baby Prince / San Proper / Mt.Wolf / Moomin / Northern Purpose / Demob Happy / Jane Fitz / The Common Tongues / Just Jack (DJ’s) / Sebastian Voight / The Colour Movement / The Priory / Bruno Schmidt / Dead Echo / Mirko Hecktor / QVC / Carlos Valdes / Tom Gillerion with more performers to be announced to soon.
Luxurious and intimate 4 day Croatian festival showing the best in emerging underground dance music and set on its own private beach cove – just 45 minutes from the airports in Pula and Trieste, and only an hour and a half from Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Here’s a look at the 2013 roster:
Petre Inspirescu / Nick Höpper / Delano Smith / Fred P aka Black Jazz Consortium / Christopher Rau / Anthea / BLM / Ian F / Aneuria / Evano / DoubtingThomas (Live) / Rico Casazza (Live) / Space Dimension Controller (Live) / xxxy / Locked Groove / South London Ordnance / October / Youandewan / Outboxx / Citizen / Braiden / Djrum / James Fox / Donga / Lakosa / Hodge / dBridge / Marcus Intalex / Synkro / Lenzman / Kasra / Xtrah / Stray / Versa / SP:MC with more performers to be announced to soon.
For more details visit their website.
SunSplash Festival, Turkey
June 2 to 9
Tickets: packages start at £320 (approximately $485) per person.
Turkey’s “biggest little festival” SunSplash returns to Antalya on the Turkish Riviera for a fifth year of live music set on a five star blue flag beach in one of the country’s best boutique hotels.
2013 artists include:
Jamie Lidell / Gilles Peterson / Norman Jay M.B.E / Koreless / Mad Professor / Kirk Degiorgio / Stuart Patterson / AtJazz / Sinbad / LeFto / Rainer Trueby / Tim Keenooy / Ahu / Kaan Duarat / Simbad / The Mighty Zaf.
Visit their website for more information.
Open’er Festival, Poland
July 3 to 6
Tickets: £93 (approximately $140)
Open’er is Poland’s biggest festival and one of the most anticipated across Europe. Combining music, art, fashion and theatre, Open’er has a reputation as the best value money event on the continent.
Here’s the amazing 2013 line up:
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds / Kendrick Lamar / Blur / Arctic Monkeys / Kings Of Leon / Skunk Anansie / Queens Of The Stone Age / Rihanna / Animal Collective / Tame Impala / Alt-J / Modest Mouse / Disclosure / Editors / Maria Peszek / Hey.
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