One of the things that we like the most of our free time are music festivals, where we can go crazy with our favorite bands for a few days. It does not matter if we are 20 or 30 years old, festivals are enjoyed at all ages and if you are undecided with so many options, we bring you some of the best music festivals in the world in 2018 in each continent to encourage you to live an inspiring experience.
In music festivals we can meet with friends from childhood, we try new food and we see bands that we ignore, but we also have some drawbacks, such as finding our small group of friends in the crowd. Don´t miss a single song looking for your friends and use Wave, a free app in which you can share your location with your friends on a shared, private map.
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MUSIC FESTIVALS IN EUROPE
Barcelona has once again proclaimed itself as the capital of electronic music in Europe with an impressive line up in its Primavera Sound. In this edition of 2018 we’ll see Björk, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The National, Arctic Monkeys and Migos, among others.. Hurry up, there are a few tickets left for the performance on the 30th of May.
One classic. You’ll be tired of hearing it and a little angry if you’re one of the thousands of fans who have not been able to get a ticket, but it deserves to be on the list. Tomorrowland is one of the most iconic music festivals in the world for being an authentic party that combines almost two weeks of great electronic artists with a magical and carnival atmosphere.
This year’s lineup includes Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Armin van Buuren, Carl Cox, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Alesso and Charlotte de Witte. The dates are 20-22 July 2018 & 27-29 in Provinciaal Recreatiedomein De Schorre, Boom, Belgium.
MUSIC FESTIVALS IN NORTH AMERICA
A bit of rock and pop puts the summer soundtrack in Randalls Island, New York, with the Governors Ball concert. This music festival in which both young and thirty-year-olds are grouped, with a line up this year that features Post Malone, Slaves, Two Feet, Galantis and Eminem. The dates are 30 May – 3 June.
You may not have heard of this festival yet, but it means 10 days of camping in the forest surrounded by artists from the international scene of various styles, such as R&B, rock and pop. We are talking about the music festival FEQ in Quebeck, Canada, which this year includes on its line up The Weeknd, Lorde or Foo Figthers. The dates are from 5 – 15 July.
MUSIC FESTIVALS IN SOUTH AMERICA
International and emerging bands of alternative rock, electronica and ppp come together in the Sonar of Buenos Aires, Argentina, which will feature a line up that includes bands like MGMT, Robbie Williams, Lorde and Warpaint. It will take place on 11-12 November.
The most suitable music to move the hips to the rhythm of the purest Latin style arrives to the music festival Do not Let Daddy Know of Santiago de Chile, Chile. Its line up includes artists such as Nicky Romero, Blasterjaxx, Vini Vici, Sick Individuals and Sem Vox. Do not miss it and move to the tasty rhythm next June 23.
MUSIC FESTIVALS IN ASIA
The famous Ultra festival of electronic music and EDM arrives in Singapore in its 2018 edition with international artists such as Afrojack, Nicky Romero, Angello, DJ Snake and new emerging artists in the panorama. A pyrotechnics party, lights and loud music that you can not miss the next June 15 and 16.
In Japan everything is done in style and proof of this is the Fuji Rock Festival, which brings together more than 200 national artists with impressive figures from the international scene. In this edition we will see artists like Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, and Patti Smith. It will take place in Naeba Ski Resort in July 27-29.
MUSIC FESTIVALS IN AFRICA
North Africa hosts one of the largest festivals in the world, in which the line up is composed by figures from electronica, EDM and dance, as well as pop, rock and R&B, among others. We are talking about the Mawazine festival in Morocco, which is held in Rabat next to the sea and that this year counts with bands like Martin Garrix, Nadia Laaroussi, Jamiroquai or The Chainsmokers. The dates are June 22-30.
One of the most recommended musical events of the year is the Nyege Nyege festival in Uganda, a 3-day event that brings together international and local artists of electronics, tropical rhythm and Ugandan culture, with performances by bands of percussionists, instrumentalists and mixers. In its line up there are artists such as Orchester Les Mangalepa, Sho Madjozi, Stella Chiweshe, Etran de L’Aïr, Errorsmith and Juliana Huxtable. It will take place next September 6-9 at Nile Discovery Resort.
MUSIC FESTIVALS IN OCEANIA
Wellington Jazz Festival is one of the best jazz music festivals in the world that live in winter. This year they have invited artists such as the renowned Christian McBride, Robben Ford Workshop, Myele Manzanza Trio or gretchen parlato “flor”. It will take place on June 6-10 in Wellington, New Zealand.
One of the most iconic festivals of the year in Australia is one of the most special you’ll ever experience, because it combines a line up with international and local artists of the pop, rock, dance and R&B with comedians, artists and shows that bring together several culture and art types in the same space. That is the Splendor in the Grass festival, in which this year we will see Kendrick Lamar, Franz Ferdinand, James Bay, Middle Kiss and others. It will take place on July 20-22 in North Byron Parklands, Australia.