Here are the best EDM festivals in Europe that you need to visit in 2019, according to Festicket:
Tomorrowland is an electronic dance music festival held in Boom, Belgium. Tomorrowland was first held in 2005 and has since become one of the world’s largest and most notable music festivals. The lineup includes The Chainsmokers, Armin Van Buuren, Carl Cox, Above & Beyond, A$AP ROCKY, Charlotte de Witte, Helena Hauff. This year the festival took place on 19-21 and 26-28 July in Boom, Belgium.
2. ULTRA EUROPE
Ultra Europe is the European edition of the worldwide dance music festival, taking place each summer in Croatia and showcasing the biggest names in EDM, house, and techno. The lineup includes Swedish House Mafia, David Guetta, Dj Snake, Carl Cox, Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, Alesso etc. This year the festival took place on 12-14 July, in Split, Croatia.
Creamfields is the UK’s biggest dance music festival, bringing the biggest artists from across the electronic music spectrum to Daresbury each August bank holiday. The lineup includes Swedish House Mafia, deadmau5, The Chemical Brothers, Cirex D & Adam Beyer. This year the festival took place on 22-25 August, in Daresbury, UK.
Untold Festival is an EDM music festival which takes at Cluj-Napoca’s Central Park in Romania, and is now one of the largest dance music festivals in Europe, seeing over 300,000 people attend annually. The lineup includes Armin van Buuren, Martin Garrix, David Guetta, Dimitri Vegas&Like Mike, Steve Aoki, 3 Are Legend, Tinie Tempah, Busta Rhymes, Tove Lo and many others. This year the festival took place on 1-4 August, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Mysteryland is the original electronic music festival, taking place in the outskirts of Amsterdam. Dating back to 1993, the festival is widely considered the first music festival to solely present electronic music. The lineup includes Fat Boy Slim, Alesso, Hardwell, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Fatboy Slim. This year the festival took place on 23-25 August, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
6. AIRBEAT ONE FESTIVAL
With five stages of music spread over four days, Airbeat One Festival 2019 has deservedly established its reputation from its local beginnings, swiftly becoming one of the biggest European festivals on the scene that sees people from all corners of the world coming to experience. The lineup includes Armin Van Buuren, The Chainsmokers, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Vini Vici, Steve Aoki, Oliver Heldens. This year the festival took place on 10-14 July, in Neustadt-Glewe, Germany.
7. BALATON SOUND
Balaton Sound takes place at the idillic Lake Balaton, in Hungary. The sibling festival to Sziget is now in its second decade, and has put Hungary on the map in regards to being a key destination for the premium summer beach festival experience. The lineup includes Marshmello, Armin Van Buuren, Future, Timmy Trumpet, Don Diablo, NERVO, Paul Kalkbrenner. This year the festival took place on 3-7 July, in Zamárdi, Hungary.
8. BARCELONA BEACH FESTIVAL
Barcelona Beach Festival is a huge electronic music festival, featuring some of the mainstream’s biggest stars. As the name suggests, BBF takes place on the sands of the world-famous coastal city, transforming the Platja del Fòrum into one of Europe’s wildest party spots for over 12 hours. The lineup includes David Guetta, Alesso, W&W + more TBA. This year the festival took place on 13 July, in Barcelona, Spain.
9. ELECTRIC LOVE FESTIVAL
Electric Love is an electronic music festival in Austria’s Salzburgring, surrounded by the stunning Salzkammergut Lake District. The entire spectrum of electronic music is brought to light here, and celebrants from all eras of dance music can feast on EDM, house, techno, drum and bass, dubstep, alongside even the harder styles. The lineup includes DJ Snake, Marshmello, Oliver Heldens, Sven Väth, Timmy Trumpet, Andre Galuzzi, Code Black. This year the festival took place on 4-6 July, in Salzburgring, Austria.
10. AMSTERDAM MUSIC FESTIVAL
AMF (Amsterdam Music Festival) is the home of EDM, taking place in Dutch Capital. Partnered with DJ Mag, this is where the publication reveals it yearly rankings. The lineup includes David Guetta, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, W&W, KSHMR, Axwell Λ Ingrosso. This year the festival took place on 19 October, in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Sources: festicket.com, wikipedia.com.