Sun, sea, a bustling new city to explore, and holiday vibes. Overseas festivals have it all. But choosing which one to go to can be tricky, that’s why we’ve done the hard work for you with our Overseas Festival Guide. The all you need to know about the most exciting abroad festivals this year. Are you ready to meet your new favourite festival?
Primavera Sound Barcelona
With their all-new ‘The New Normal’ theme, this year Barcelona’s Primavera Sound boasts itself on having a completely gender balanced line-up; with big names to the upcoming in all things alternative, electronic, and RnB. Under the glimmering Barcelona sun, you’ll be able to boogie to the likes of Christine & The Queens, Jarvis Cocker, Primal Scream, FKA Twigs, and loads more. All whilst encompassed by a city brimming with famous architecture, irresistible tapas, and next-level night life that you can explore when the festival winds down.
Also set in the enchanting Barcelona, Cruilla Festival prides itself on having a wide variety of genres – bringing together ‘different music styles for different people’. Full to the brim with chart-toppers and hit makers, it’s here Black Eyed Peas, Kylie Minogue, Bastille, Years & Years, and more, bring their feel-good discographies to a city always ready to party. Right on the Mediterranean sea, Cruilla promises 4 days of non-stop fun with an incredible back-drop to match.
RnB, rap, and dance lovers unite at Porto’s unmissable NOS Alive festival. With Solange, James Blake, Peggy Gou, Muru Masa and lots more set to play surrounded by a landscape of golden beaches, NOS Alive really is the place to be for that perfect vacation, festival balance. Heralded for it’s indie bars, excellent wine, inimitable charm and three times winner of Best European Destination award, are there really any more excuses you need?
As the only major music festival in Mallorca, Mallorca Live does not disappoint with a stand-out line-up of both worldwide and Spanish artists; from Jamiroquai and Two Door Cinema Club, to Vetusta Morla and Fuel Fandango. Just minutes from the peaceful Bay of Palma coast, a short journey to the historic yet lively Capital city of Palma, and surrounded by loads of family-friendly entertainment (water park anyone?), Mallorca Live has got it down this Spring.
Rock En Seine
With The Cure, Major Lazer, Aphex Twin, Foals, Jorja Smith, and Johnny Marr to name a few…need we say even more about France’s biggest music festival? Kicking off just outside of Paris’ city centre on the picturesque Domaine national de Saint-Cloud, Rock En Seine is your one-stop festival for rocking out and exploring the iconic wonders of Paris. With hugely anticipated names such as The Cure, Major Lazor, Foals, and Aphex Twin (especially after that Coachella set), who knew you could have it all?!
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