10 2014 European Summer Festivals You Must Attend
We’ve given you a top ten list of festivals you shouldn’t miss in 2013 and now it’s time for the major 2014 European summer festivals that you must attend! No summer is complete without a great festival whose memory will keep you warm through the winter. So browse through and pick something you love.
Where: Kostrzyn, Poland
When: 31 July – 2 August 2014
Lineup 2014: Accept, T-Love, Skid-Row, Ky-Mani Marley, Lao Che, Budka Suflera, Volbeat, Piotr Bukartyk, Ga-ga Zielone Zabki
Costs: Free Entrance and Camping
For now there isn’t any news about the festival and the 2014 lineup, except what we managed to dig up (the official website isn’t yet updated). But we strongly urge to attend this festival, if you can, because it’s insanely awesome. Here’s the 2013 lineup, just to get the idea of what going on there.
Lineup 2013: Kaise Chiefs, Anthrax, Soldiers of Jah Army, Ugly Kid Joe, happysad, Third World, Mind Lift
Where: Isle of White, UK
When: 2-7 September 2014
Costs: Adult Ticket (entry from Thursday or Friday) – £195, Adult Premium ‘Wild Copse’ Camping Ticket – £316, Teen (age 13-17) Ticket – £127, Teen (age 13-17) Premium ‘Wild Copse’ Camping Ticket – £158, Student Ticket with entry from Thursday 5th September – £180
Lineup 2014: To be announced soon on the festival’s website.
If there’s one thing the British can do is to party. Even though this year’s lineup hasn’t been announced just yet, take a look at last year’s lineup and imagine for yourself how great the whole thing was. This year’s going to be even better, the producers assure us.
Lineup 2013: Franz Ferdinand, The Knife, M.I.A, Snoop Dogg, Fatboy Slim, Elton John, James Blake, Wu-Tang Clan, Sinead O’Connor, The Poluphonic Spree, Courtney Pine, Angel Haze, Nile Rodgers
Where: Glastonbury, UK
When: 25-29 June, 2014
Costs: Unfortunately the tickets have sold out, but a resale of any cancelled tickets will be held this spring so, keep your eyes peeled. The prices should be around £150.
Lineup 2014: The 2014 lineup will not be revealed by the organizers until around the date of the festival.
Imagine how great this festival is: the lineup is still unknown (not even one band), but the tickets have already sold out! Here’s a look at the 2013 lineup to keep you guessing.
Lineup 2013: Arctic Monkeys, The Rolling Stones, The Smashing Pumpkins, Portishead, Vampire Weekend, Cat Power, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Nas, Devendra Banhart, The Hives, The xx, Mumford & Sons, Fatboy Slim, Elvis Costello, Calexico, James Blake, Sinead O’Connor, The View, Alt-J, Dizzee Rascal, Primal Scream, The Proclaimers, Kenny Rogers
Where: Nurburg, Germany
When: 5-8 June 2014
Costs: Adult Ticket – € 599 for the entire festival
Lineup 2014: So far the confirmed bands for the 2014 edition are Metallica, Iron Maiden, Linking Park, Kings of Leon, Queen of the Stone Age and Nine Inch Nails.
Lineup 2013: The Killers, Green Day, Paramore, Korn, 30 Seconds to Mars, Prodigy, Papa Roach, Bullet for My Valentine, Limp Bizkit, Phoenix, Kate Nash, Stereophonics, Bad Religion, Escape the Fate, Pierce the Veil, Broilers, Graveyard, Coal Chamber
Where: Bremen, Germany
When: 20-22 June 2014
Costs: Adult Ticket € 149 (includes a garbage deposit and train flat fare) + a camping badge for € 35
Lineup 2014: The confirmed bands for the 2014 edition are Arcade Fire, Volbeat, Seed, Casper, Interpol, Elbow, Pixies, Bosse, Fucked Up, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
This European summer festival should not be a miss! Just look at the 2013 lineup!
Lineup 2013: Arctic Monkeys, Rammstein, The Smashing Pumpkins, Sigur Rós, Queens of the Stone Age, Tegan and Sara, Kasaibian, NOFX, Billy Talent, Jimmy Eat World, Bloc Party, Editors, The Hives, Parov Stelar, The Maccabees, Parkway Drive, Alt-J, Chase & Status
Where: Budapest, Hungary
When: 11-18 August 2014
Costs: Adult Ticket € 249 for the entire week (camping upgrade possible)
Lineup 2014: So far, the following bands have confirmed their presence at the 2014 edition: Queen of the Stone Age, Placebo, Calvin Harris, Bastille, Imagine Dragons, Stromae, Klaxons, Laidback Luke, Star Light Girls
This festival located on the Sziget Festival has had some of the best reviews in the past few years and people say it’s only getting better.
Lineup 2013: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Franz Ferdinand, Regina Spektor, Blur, Editors, David Guetta, Mika, The Fratellis, Bad Religion, Billy Clyro, Parov Stellar, Calexico, The Cribs, Dizzee Rascal, Ittle Boots, Ska-P, Emiliana Torrini
Where: Reading, UK
When: 22-24 August 2014
Costs: Weekend Ticket: £210.50
Lineup 2014: Just announced: Blink-182, Jake Bugg, Metronomy, Of Mice & Men, Wilkinson, I Am Legend and many more to come…
Lineup 2013: System of a Down, Nine Inch Nails, Green Day, Eminem, Fall Out Boy, Deftones, Pheonix, Dido, Foals, Editors, Biffy Clyro, Skrillex, Green Day, City and the Colour, The Blackout, MF Doom, Funeral for a Friend, The Living Dead
Where: Leuven, Belgium
When: 3-6 July 2014
Costs: Adult Ticket € 205 for the entire festival
Lineup 2014: Metallica, Arctic Monkeys, Placebo, Pearl Jam, Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, Ellie Goulding, Skrillex, Stromae, Major Lazer, Triggerfinger, Pixies, Franz Ferdinand, MGMT, Babyshambles, Birdy, Passenger, Metronomy, Famous, Dropkick Murphys, Crystal Fighters
Rock Werchter means more than 1.000 concerts, more than than 500 artists from 20 countries. A meadow near a village that rests for 361 days and for the rest of the 4 it explodes with energy and passion.
Lineup 2013: Green Day, Kings of Leon, Depeche Mode, Rammstein, Sigur Rós, Blur, The National, Ke$ha, Editors, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Two Door Cinema Club, 30 Seconds to Mars, A Day To Remember, Vampire Weekend, Stereophonics, Alt-J, Tame Impala, Frank Ocean, Gogol Bordello, Volbeat
Where: Donington Park, UK
When: 13-15 June 2014
Costs: Weekend Ticket with camping included £195.00
Lineup 2014: Aerosmith, Agenged Sevenfold, Linkin Park, Rob Zombie, Fall Out Boy, Alter Bridge, The Offspring, Status Quo, Steel Panther, Avatar and many more…
Come on, Aerosmith’s coming! How many rock legends do you see at festivals? By the way, you should know that children under the age of 5 are not permitted.
Lineup 2013: Iron Maiden, Rammstein, Korn, Slipknot, 30 Seconds to Mars, Queens of the Stone Age, Papa Roach, Limp Bizkit, 3 Doors Down, HIM, Alice in Chains, Amon Amarth, Katatonia, Motörhead, The Hives, Down, Uriah Heep, Gogol Bordello, Parway Drive, Europe, Coal Chamber, In This Moment, Stone Sour
Where: Roskilde, Denmark
When: 29 June – 6 July 2014
Costs: Adult Ticket € 255 for all of the festival’s 8 days
Lineup 2014: Arctic Monkeys, The Black Dahlia Murder, Blood of a Feather, Bombus, Carcass, Corrections House, Haim, Major Lazer, Nails, Rob Zombie and more to come…
Roskilde is by far the best European summer festival not only in Europe, but the entire world!
Lineup 2013: Metallica, Rihanna, Slipknot, The National, Queens of the Stone Age, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Dead Can Dance, Animal Collective, Volbeat, Calexico, James Blake, Chase & Status, The Sword
Have you ever been to any of these European summer festivals? How was it? Any tips and tricks?