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2011-04-23

European music festivals 2011

Here is a big list of European festivals you might not know about, featuring all kinds of good music. Plus some film festivals too. :)

They're happening this summer and autumn, and if I didn't live in Bali, I would love to check them all out.

Here's the list, and if you know about other festivals I should include, please post them in the comments section:

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MAY 2011:

Primavera Sound Festival
May 26 - 28, 2011
Barcelona, Spain
www.primaverasound.com

Life Festival
May 27 - 29, 2011
Mullingar, Ireland
www.life-festival.com


JUNE 2011:

Chilled Cider (by Pete Lawrence) (free)
June 11 - 12, 2011
Dorset, England
www.petelawrence.co/events/chilled-cider

Sónar Festival
June 16 – 18, 2011
Barcelona, Spain
www.sonar.es

European Music Day/Fête De La Musique (free)
June 21, 2011
Almost everywhere in Europe!

Glastonbury Festival
June 22 – 26, 2011
Glastonbury, England
www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk

C/O Pop
June 22 – 26, 2011
Cologne, Germany
www.c-o-pop.de

Ruhr In Love
June 25, 2011
Oberhausen, Germany
www.fusion-festival.de

Hovefestivalen
June 28 - July 1, 2011
Arendal, Norway
www.hovefestival.com

Fusion Festival
June 30 - July 3, 2011
Northern Germany
www.fusion-festival.de

Roskilde Festival
June 30 - July 3, 2011
Roskilde, Denmark
www.roskilde-festival.dk


JULY 2011:

Love Family Park
July 3, 2011
Hanau, Germany
Balaton Sound

July 7 – 10, 2011
Balaton, Hungary
www.sziget.hu/balatonsound

Lake Parade Geneva

July 9, 2011
Geneva, Switzerland
www.lakeparade.ch

Fusion Festival Romania
July 9, 2011
Sibiu, Romania
www.fusion-festival.ro

Rhythms Of The World
July 9 – 10, 2011
Hertfordshire, England
www.rotw.org.uk/festival

Chig Bill Music & Cider Festival (by Pete Lawrence) (free)
July 9 – 10, 2011
Braunston, England
www.petelawrence.co/events/chig-bill-music-and-cider-festival-comes-to-braunston/

MELT!
July 15 – 17, 2011
Ferropolis, Germany
www.meltfestival.de

Kendall Calling
July 21 - 24, 2011
Nyon, Switzerland
www.paleo.ch

Monegros Desert Festival
July 23, 2011
Spain
www.monegrosfestival.com

Norbergfestival
July 28 - 30, 2011
Sweden
www.norbergfestival.com

Kendall Calling
July 29 - 31, 2011
Lake District, England
www.kendalcalling.com

kaZantip
July 30 - August 20, 2011
Crimea, Ukraine
www.kazantip.com


AUGUST 2011:

Przystanek Woodstock (free)
August 4 - 6, 2011
Poland
www.wosp.org.pl/przystanek

The Big Chill Festival
August 4 - 7, 2011
Eastnor Park, Herefordshire, England
www.bigchill.net/festival

Nature One
August 5 - 7, 2011
Hunsrück, Germany
www.nature-one.de

Stella Polaris Chill-Out (free)
August 7, 2011
Copenhagen, Denmark
www.stella-polaris.dk

Anonimul International Independant Film Festival (partly free)
August 8 - 14, 2011
Sfântu Gheorghe, Romania
www.festival-anonimul.ro

Standon Calling
August 12 - 14, 2011
Hertfordshire, England
www.standon-calling.com

Strøm (partly free)
August 15 - 20, 2011
Copenhagen, Denmark
www.stromcph.dk

Félsziget / Peninsula
August 25 - 28, 2011
Targu Mures, Romania

Festinho
August 26 - 28, 2011
Bedfordshire, England
www.festinho.com


SEPTEMBER 2011:

Punkt
September 1 - 3, 2011
Kristiansand, Norway
www.punktfestival.no

Bestival
September 8 - 11, 2011
Isle of Wight, England
www.bestival.net

Paris Techno Parade
September 17, 2011
Paris, France
www.technoparade.fr

Numusic

September 22 - October 1, 2011
Stavanger, Norway
www.numusic.no

OCTOBER 2011:

Iceland Airwaves Festival
October 12 - 16, 2011
Reykjavík, Iceland
www.icelandairwaves.com

Insomnia Festival
October 14 - 22, 2011
Tromsø, Norway
www.insomniafestival.no

CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival
October 18 - 22
, 2011
New York City, USA
www.cmj.com/marathon



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