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International Music Festivals

PRIMAVERA SOUND

Primavera Sounds - International Festivals

Dates: Thu 30 May – Sat 1 June 2019

Location: Barcelona

Headliners: Nas, Miley Cyrus, FKA Twigs, Kali, Solange, Erykah Badu, Future, Janelle Monae

A Barcelona based annual festival that has been running for 18 years. Coming from humble beginnings, it has now become a world renowned festival. This is the first music fest to achieve a 50/50 split on genders with their performers.

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HOT 97 SUMMER JAM

Dates: Sun 2 June 2019

Location: MetLife Stadium, New Jersey, USA

Headliners: Cardi B, Meek Mill, Migos, Tory Lanez

An annual Hip Hop Festival that takes place in New Jersey, which features the hottest acts in Hip Hop and R&B. The event is sponsored by New York based radio station Hot 97.

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VESTIVILLE

vestiville - International Music Festivals

Dates: Fri 28 – Sun 30 June 2019

Location: Kristalpark, Lommel, Belgium

Headliners: Cardi B, Future, Migos,Tory Lanez, Meek Mill, Trey Songz, Stefflon Don,Tyga

A fresh, new festival with an already strong line up of heavyweights, Vestiville is set to create a premiere Hip Hop and Urban experience for festival goers. The three day festival will also feature events in visual arts, fashion, sport and gaming.

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MERKY FEST

merkyfest - international music festivals

Dates: Mon 1 – Tue 2 July 2019

Location: Ibiza Rocks Hotel in San Antonio

Headliners: TBA

Despite being in its infancy the Merky Festival is steadily growing to be one of the hottest festivals in Europe. Created by UK Rapper Stormzy, the festival is now in its third year and is set to be bigger and better than ever.  You can expect poolside performances from the hottest artists out now.

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HIDEOUT FESTIVAL

hideout festival - international music events

Dates: Mon 1 – Fri 5 July 2019

Location: Zrce, Island of Pag, Croatia

Headliners: Shy FX, Rudimental DJ, Jax Jones

An  award winning Electronic festival that takes place on a glamorous beach. The festival will be based in iconic clubs including Papaya, Kalypso, Aquarius and Noa. Be prepared for pool parties, boat parties and beach parties all day long, with the biggest names in Electronic music.

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ESSENCE FEST

essence fest - international music festivals

Dates: Thu 4 – Sun 7 July 2019

Location: New Orleans, USA

Headliners: Missy Elliot, Mary J Blige, H.E.R, Pharrell Williams, Teyana Taylor

This year will be the 25th Anniversary of the Essence Festival.  The festival will be celebrating black culture in all its forms including music, film, fashion, television, beauty, politics, community activism and more.

@essencefest

FRESH ISLAND

fresh island fes - International Music Festivals

Dates: Sun 14 – Wed 17 July 2019

Location: Zrce, Island of Pag,  Croatia

Headliners: Tory Lanez, Afro B, B Young, Lil Uzi, Yxng Bane, Not3s, Tim Westwood

Described as a once in a lifetime musical experience in Croatia, the festival takes place in three different venues on Zrce beach. You can expect to party at Papaya, Aquarius and Kalypso, all rated within the World’s Top 100 clubs by DJ Mag.

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TOMORROWLAND

tomorrowland - international music festivals

Dates: Fri 19 – Sun 21 and Fri 26 – Sun 28 July 2019

Location: Boom, Belgium

Headliners: Steve Aoki, Black Coffee

An Electronic Dance music festival held in Boom, Belgium. The festival features world class DJs across the field of Electronic music. The festival was set up in 2005 and has now grown to span across two weekends.

@tomorrowland

AFRONATION

Afronation - International Music Festivals

Dates: Thu 1 – Sun 4 August 2019

Location: Portimão, The Algarve, Portugal⁣

Headliners: Stefflon Don, Burna Boy, Davido, IamDDB, Wizkid, Maleek Berry

A festival specialising in the genres of Afrobeats, Dancehall, Hip Hop & R&B. Afronation is making its debut in Portugal this year. Taking place in the stunning setting of Praia da Rocha there will be many  beach and boat parties to keep you occupied.

@afronation

MATTSBBQ

Dates: Fri 20 – Mon 23 September 2019

Location: Jet Apartments, Ibiza

Headliners: Stylo G, Kele Le Roc, Coldsteps

Known as the ultimate party, MattsBBQ originated from a birthday BBQ with 30 people in 2006. Since then it has grown exponentially. This year they will be taking over Jet Apartments in Ibiza’s closing parties.

@mattsbbq

And if the international music festivals aren’t your thing how about checking out Amor’s top UK Music Festivals to attend, read here.

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