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The Best summer music festivals in Europe


Summer in Europe is inextricably associated with music festivals. Let’s see what Europe will be the biggest and most interesting music festivals in 2011.

Rock festival Roskilde ( Roskilde), Denmark

This festival of rock music — the biggest music scene in Northern Europe.

When is Roskilde: in 2011 the festival will be held from 30 June to 3 July with the participation of Arctic Monkeys, Iron Maiden, Mastodon, PJ Harvey and TV On The Radio.

Music festival Bestfest (Bestfest), Bucharest, Romania

The largest music festival in Romania, which takes place on the field near the lake ten minutes from the airport of Bucharest. Great musicians, great location and cheap beer or three main components, which attract many music lovers.

When is Bestfest: in 2011, this festival will occur on July 1-3, among the headliners Skunk Anansie, Mika, Asian Dub Foundation, Pendulum and Roger Sanchez.

The music festival Optimus of Aliv ( Optimus Alive), Passeio Marí timo de Algé s, Lisbon, Portugal

When will Optimus of Eliv . in 2011, this festival will be held from 6 to 9 July and will be attended by Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Blondie, 30 Seconds to Mars, Kaiser Chiefs, Paramore, My Chemical Romance, Iggy, the Stooges and many others.

Festival Exit ( Exit), Serbia

This music festival held on the banks of the Danube, is a four day punk, rock, hip-hop, electronics, and unlimited communication.

When is the Exit . in 2011 the festival will last from 7 to 10 July. The main actors are: Arcade Fire, Portishead, MIA, Editors, Pulp, Underworld and Jamiroquai.

Music festival Oxygen (Oxegen/ Oxygen), County Kildare (Co. Kildare), Ireland

Great festival, which usually attracts about 80 thousand people. Big names, interesting show, good food!

When is Oxygen . in 2011 the festival will take place July 7-10, among headliners Black Eyed Peas, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, Beyonce, The Script, Arctic Monkeys and Slash.

Festival Super Bock super rock ( Super Bock Super Rock), Aldeia do Meco, Porto, Portugal

When will Super Bock super rock . in 2011, this music festival will be held from 14 to 16 July, with the participation of the headliners Arctic Monkeys, The Strokes, Brandon Flowers, Beirut, The Kooks, Arcade Fire and Portishead.

Music festival Latitude ( Latitude), the town of Southwold, England

It’s more than just a music festival.

When will Latitud . in 2011 the festival will be held from 14 to 17 July, headliners: The National, British Sea Power, Suede, Foals, Brendon burns and Louis de Bernieres.

Festival Of Benicàssim (Benicàssim), Spain

The festival is held on the beach under the bright Spanish sun. Music — eclectic pop, hip-hop, rock mix.

When is Benicassim . in 2011, this music festival will be held July 14-17, among headliners The Streets, The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys, Arcade Fire, Brandon flowers, Paolo Nutini and Mumford & Sons.

Festival Sudoeste ( Sudoeste, or tmnSW), the village of Zambujeira do Mar, Portugal

One of the biggest music festivals in Portugal. In the evenings, with performances by local and foreign groups, at night play DJs.

When will Sudoeste . in 2011 the festival will start at 3 and end August. It will feature the participation of Swedish House Mafia, Amy Winehouse, Eliza Doolittle, Asian Dub Foundation, Underworld, Scissor Sisters, David Guetta, The Script, Interpol, The National and Janelle Monaé.

Festival Of AA (Øya), Oslo, Norway

Festival international appearance, but Scandinavian essentially. Different music, good food –and all this in the heart of Norway.

When will AA . in 2011 the festival will be held from 9 to 13 August. Headliners: Kanye West, Pulp, Fleet Foxes, Aphex Twin, Grant Lee Buffalo and the Jayhawks.

Music Sziget festival (Sziget), Budapest, Hungary

This festival takes place on Óbudai island, which is located in the middle of the river. Combines pop-rock, the main directions of European and world music.

When will the Sziget . in 2011 the festival will be held from 10 to 15 August, will be headlining Amy Winehouse, Gotan Project, Dizzee Rascal, Kasabian, The Chemical Brothers and The National.

Spirit of Burgas (Spirit of Burgas), Bulgaria

Super music for super beach. The picturesque Black sea coast welcomes guests to the largest music festival in Bulgaria.

When is the Spirit of Burgas . in 2011 the festival will be held from 12 to 14 August, headlining will be Moby, Skunk Anansie and Deftones.

Music festival Leeds ( Leeds), Bramham Park ( Bramham Park) / reading festival ( Reading), Avenue Richfield ( Richfield Ave), England

Two big festivals that take place in the same weekend.

When festivals reading and Leeds . in 2011, they will be held August 26-28, and the headliners are Muse, Pulp, My Chemical Romance, Elbow, The Strokes, The National, and Interpol.

Bestival (Bestival), Isle of Wight, England

This music festival is held under the falling autumn leaves Park Robin hill Country and ends the festival season.

When is Bestival . in 2011 it will be held 8-11 September, and the headliners will be the Cure, Fatboy Slim, Primal Scream, Katy B, Paloma Faith and The Maccabees.

Berlin festival, Germany

This music festival takes place in the German capital on the old Tempelhof airport and in its vicinity.

When will the Berlin festival . in 2011 the festival will be held from 9 to 10 September, with the participation of the headliners Suede, Primal Scream, Mogwai, boy George, The Rapture, Santigold and Aloe Blacc.

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