AUGUST FESTIVAL GUIDE
If you haven’t made it to a festival yet or if your just nursing those post festival blues fear not as our August guide is here to solve all your international music event needs. From stunning beaches to cultural hotspots all soundtracked by Musics elite, now is the time to take a trip!
When: 1 - 3 August 2014
One for the indie / alternative music lovers! This boutique festival takes place in the lush greenery of the Three Lake Valley in Katowice, Poland. OFF Festival is a way of life, one that flies in the face of current trends and stays true to itself and the organisers and crowd have one serious finger on the pulse when it comes to music. This year the festival will serve up acts including Holden (LIVE), Belle & Sebastian, Jacques Greene, Fuck Buttons and Neutral Milk Hotel.
When: 5-10 August 2014
ISLE OF DREAMS is a major new electronic music festival that gives music lovers the chance to dance somewhere different, delving deeper into the burgeoning underground scenes of Switzerland, Turkey and Israel, showcasing the finest local DJ talent alongside celebrated international artists. Each event will take place over a three day period in August 2014 with stages hosted by Cocoon, Paradise and Sankeys and confirmed artists including; Above & Beyond, Alesso, Afrojack, Apollonia, Avicii, Axwell, Calvin Harris, Chuckie, Fedde Le Grand, Gareth Emery, Jamie Jones, Nervo, Paul Oakenfold, Paul van Dyk, Pete Tong, R3hab, Sebastian Ingrosso, Sasha, Steve Aoki, The Martinez Brothers and Zedd.
When: 9 – 16 August 2014
Barrakud invites you to the breathtaking island of Pag to experience the latest jewel in Croatia’s festival crown. Taking place from 9 – 16 August, the Barrakud Extended Experience brings together an impressive array of acts at the forefront of today’s electronic music scene, for 8 days of sun-drenched parties by the sea. This 2014 line-up includes Adam Beyer, Art Department, Ellen Allien, Guy Gerber, Mano Le Tough, Maceo Plex, Paul Kalkbrenner, Sven Väth and more.
When: 14-21 August 2014
Barrakud festival reveals a new spin off event on the Greek Island of Corfu in 2014. Swapping the sun-drenched coastline of Croatia for the crystal blue seas of Corfu, Barrakud takes music lovers on an #extendedexperience for 6 days of beach parties, boat parties, pool parties and club nights in a true Mediterranean paradise. What’s more, this magical party experience will be exclusive to 500 lucky ticket holders, offering them a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see some of electronic music’s brightest stars perform an intimate set in some of the most breathtaking surroundings known to man. From white sandy beaches to stunning natural landscapes, the party will move with the people, traversing the island from top to bottom. Every day a new beach, a new landscape, creating 6 different temporary venues all soundtracked by a carefully curated group of electronic music artists at the top of their game. This 2014 line-up includes Ben UFO, Benoit & Sergio, Francesco Tristano (Live), Jackmaster, Lele Sacchi, Lucy, Nina Kraviz, Oliver Koletzki, P41, Pillowtalk (Live), Tom Demac (Live), Tom Trago.
When: 11-18 August 2014
Proud winner of the ‘Best Major European Festival’ award in 2011, Sziget Festival is one of the biggest multicultural events of Europe, attracting almost 400,000 fans from over 70 countries to a beautiful island in the heart of Budapest. Sziget provides the ultimate festival-holiday experience with a week long non-stop party, great live acts and activities plus all the tourist attractions the city of Budapest has to offer. This years line-up boasts The Prodigy, Bastille, Imagine Dragons, Lily Allen, Tom Odell, London Grammar, Darkside, Bonobo, Jagwar Ma and Queens of The Stone Age.