Europe is always known for its art, architecture, sculpture, and music. In this respect there are twelve such musical festivals that take place in Europe that have the potential to challenge any music festival’s popularity worldwide. The concerned twelve music festivals in Europe, in terms of popularity, is not confined to the European borders; rather, such festivals have earned popularity and reputation on a global basis. The following are the top twelve music festivals in Europe that have global popularity:
1. Primavera Sound is among the greatest music festivals held in Europe. Primavera Sound is a forceful supporter of Indie King and new music and the festival prides itself on pushing alternative music towards the realm of popularity. Creativity is considered utmost in the concerned music festival.
2. Rock am Ring & Rock im Park should be considered an essential part of rock music festival in Europe. Lovers of heavy metal are always attracted to these music festivals. Along with sister festival Rock im Park, Rock am Ring has the potential to pull unparallel line-ups year after year. It also has the reputation of being one of the best attended music festivals in Europe. This heavy metal music festival is not only famous in Germany but also throughout Europe and it is so much popular that its name has now not been unknown to any country of the world.
3. Isle of Wight Festival is also renowned for its popularity among music lovers. It is famous exclusively for its legendary headliners including Fleetwood Mac, The Stone Roses, Bruce Springsteen, etc. It must also be noted that the concerned music festival has a historical lineage. Having its inception about fifty years earlier, Isle of Wight Festival is now gradually growing in strength and more popularity on a global basis.
4. Ultra Europe is also a renowned music festival of Europe. With headliners like David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Armin van Buuren, etc. Ultra Europe has emerged as one of the most popular musical event on a global basis. It has been transported across the Atlantic from Miami’s glamorous city centre, and the festival has wasted no time in establishing itself as a worthy successor to the original UMF. It is also the abode of the world’s most popular DJs and it brings Croatia’s stunning Adriatic coast to its feet.
5. Glastonbury is yet another popular European music festival that featuring headliners like Radiohead, Foo Fighthers, Ed Sheeran etc. Glastonbury is a musical festival the tickets of which are sold out in minutes and it is so respected among the global performers that respected and famous artists across the globe fall over themselves for the chance to play in this music festival. The concerned music festival has set its standard in rock, pop and urban festival experiences. The music festival is an amalgamation of fresh young superstars and old heads.
6. Sziget Festival with headliners like Kasabian, Major Lazer, Wiz Khalifa , Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis, etc. The concerned music festival has attended such feat that now it does not need to promote or advertise itself. It is a fact that its reputation precedes it by almost a decade, and for it Budapest is an incredible host city.
7. EXIT Festival is yet another star music festival that has earned reputation throughout Europe. With headliners like The Killers, Liam Gallagher, Hardwell, The Jesus & Mary Chain, etc., the EXIT Festival is gradually being now known globally. Apart from Dance, occasional note of pop and heavy metal make the festival a jubilant one. Serbia’s EXIT Festival with sister festival Sea Dance keeps the party going at the beautiful beach-side location of Budva, Montenegro.
8. Tomorrowland with headliners Armin van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Martin Garrix, Alesso etc., has simply emerged as one of the noted music festivals of Europe over the years. It has put the biggest electronic music show on earth and with a massive line-up it is unrivalled wonderland that keeps on mesmerizing the music community globally.
9. Balaton Sound is also a renowned music festival in Europe. Kygo, Hardwell, Robin Schulz, Blasterjaxx etc constitute the headliners of the festival. In the summer festival calendar this music festival has made its own position in a unique and popular manner.
10. With headliners like System of a Down, Biffy Clyro, Aerosmith, Slayer the Grandfather of Rock and heavy metal bands, Download Festival has made its own name in the realm of European music festivals.
11. With headliners like Ocean, Chase & Status, Jamie xx, Solage etc., and nestled in the centre of London, Lovebox has emerged as the champion of creative programming and a positive sense of fun. It has been considered as the abode of urban and electronic music in the UK capital.
12. Awakenings Festival with headliners like Maceo Plex, Nina Kraviz, Adam Beyer, Chris Liebing, has also emerged as one of the most well known and famous music festival in Europe.