Top European Music Festivals To Attend in 2024 [Sponsored]

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If you’re an avid festival-goer, it’s time to make bookings for 2024. We’ve picked out the highlights of this year’s events in Europe that genuine music lovers shouldn’t miss.

How We Made Our Picks

2024 is a busy year in the industry, with tons of festivals planned, covering all possible music genres and parts of the continent. Fitting them all in one article would be a very, very long read.

We’ve selected 15 stunning music festivals in Europe, putting them chronologically and making sure they don’t overlap in dates. So, sit back and get ready to choose your favorites! 

Primavera Sound 

May 29 - June 2|Barcelona, Spain 

Primavera Sound

Summer starts off loud at Primavera Sound under the hot Spanish sun. Launched as an indie fest over 20 years ago, Primavera has evolved into a massive celebration of genre diversity.

The event is famed for its star-studded lineups, huge attendances, and multiple national and global editions. This year will be a 5-day marathon featuring such renowned acts as:

  • Pulp
  • PJ Harvey
  • Lana Del Rey
  • The National
  • Mitski
  • SZA
  • Vampire Weekend
  • Charli XCX


June 13 - 15|Barcelona, Spain

You don’t even have to leave Barcelona, as a new event looms on the horizon, which is Sónar. This 3-day gathering reinvents what old-school party-goers and ravers are used to.

Sónar blends artist performances with workshops, talks, and exhibitions for tech professionals and enthusiasts alike. There are nighttime parties and daytime editions with over 70 activities.

International Dub Gathering

June 20 - 22|L’Aldea (Tarragona), Spain 

International Dub Gathering

This one is a must-visit for anyone addicted to dub, as it’s the most sizeable gathering of a kind. Reggae will also be played, which is a contribution from the genre authority Rototom Sunsplash.

Sound system aficionados can spend an unforgettable 3 days in nature, meditating in the settings of the Ebro Delta Natural Park and sandy beaches. The announced performers include:

  • Bukkha
  • Iration Steppas
  • L’Entourloop
  • Dub Judah
  • Greenlight
  • Supa Mana
  • Biga*Ranx
  • Dubkasm


June 23 - 27|Zrce, Croatia

Hideout Festival

Hideout is an annual celebration of electronic music with all-day and all-night parties on land and water. It takes place on Pag, an Adriatic island and a tourist hotspot in Croatia.

Owned by the UK media giant Global, the festival boasts excellent organization and top-notch lineups. So it’s no wonder it gets rave reviews and ranks high among European EDM events.


June 29 - July 6|Roskilde, Denmark

Trip Advisor

Held in the Danish city of the same name, Roskilde was originally created as a European analog of Woodstock, a gathering for hippies and other countercultural youth.

Nowadays, the half-century-old festival is the largest Scandinavian event that embraces all popular music genres, including pop, rock, metal, hip-hop, rap, R&B, folk, and more. 


July 10 - 14|Novi Sad, Serbia

Exit Fest

Moving from the north of Europe to the east, we stop in Serbia to attend the country’s most famous music happening. Paradoxically, Exit is an entrance to a world of music without borders.

The festival features singers, bands, and DJs from different continents, playing a variety of music and speaking for diverse cultures. The 2024 edition will be headlined by such acts as:

  • Carl Cox
  • Maceo Plex
  • Dimash Qudaibergen
  • Baby Lasagna
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • Burak Yeter
  • Gucci Mane
  • Ofenbach


July 19 - 28|Boom, Belgium

Electric Soul

Tomorrowland is a household name for anyone who’s deeply into house, trance, and other electronic music styles. It’s one of the most recognized and award-winning EDM events ever.

The Tomorrowland universe is made up of a number of worldwide sister festivals and spin-off happenings. Boom in Belgium will host two weekends: July 19 - 21 and July 26 - 28.  


August 7 - 12|Budapest, Hungary

Hungary Today

For over 30 years, hundreds of thousands of people have flocked to the Danube island every year in early August. What attracts them is 1,000+ extraordinary shows in music and art.

Sziget attendees, known as Szitizens, get to see the best names of the international rock, pop, hip-hop, and electronic scene, as well as theater, circus, and other artistic manifestations.


August 15 - 18|Kiewit-Hasselt, Belgium

Lost at Venue

There’s another multigenre fest coming up shortly after the Hungarian event. Set in charming countryside scenery, Pukkelpop is definitely worth a visit, even though it’s less publicized.

First held in 1985, the festival has been steadily gaining momentum ever since, largely thanks to A-list acts. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana, Radiohead, Eminem, Rihanna, just to name a few.

Rock en Seine

August 21 - 25|Saint-Cloud, France

Open Air Guide

Rock en Seine is a rock gathering, indie and alternative-infused. The venue is a garden in Domaine National de Saint-Cloud, an incredibly beautiful park on the outskirts of Paris.

Starting in 2003 with 10 bands and about 20,000 visitors, the festival has increased those numbers 5x. This year’s lineup also contains about 50 performers, with some of them being:

  • Måneskin
  • Lana Del Rey
  • PJ Harvey
  • The Offspring
  • Massive Attack
  • Gossip
  • Kasabian
  • Sampha

Meo Kalorama

August 29 - 31|Lisbon, Portugal

Strike Tours

The summer music festival season culminates with Meo Kalorama in Lisbon’s Parque da Bela Vista, an illustrious concert venue. 2024 is the third edition inspired by the previous success.

Kalorama has a versatile soundtrack stuffed with everything from pop and rock to drum and bass, techno, and other shades of electronic music performed by local and global acts.


September 4 - 11|Dhermi, Albania


Albania is quite an exotic destination, and that makes ION even more intriguing and magnetic. The festival’s location is truly eye-pleasing, as it’s right on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.

The gathering is a 7-day open-air rave featuring a plethora of DJs but limited tickets — only 3,000 attendees are allowed this year. Fun and relaxation activities are also on offer. 


September 20 - 22|Limassol, Cyprus



BEONIX has turned out to be a blast since its kickoff in 2022. The mesmerizing Cypriot happening has enriched the European EDM festival scene with unique shows and experiences.

BEONIX 2024 will maintain last year’s concept of a dreamlike journey to the 9th planet, with the historic ETKO as the launching platform. The upcoming iteration’s lineup includes:

  • Tale Of Us
  • Fatboy Slim
  • HOSH
  • Miss Monique
  • Philipp Straub
  • Teenage Mutants

Amsterdam Dance Event

October 16 - 20|Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Flying Pig

ADE is 2 in 1: a conference and a festival for everyone in love with electronic music. The festival is staggering in scope: thousands of artists perform at two hundred venues in Amsterdam.

The daytime conference brings together musicians, producers, business owners, and techies involved in the electronic music industry who wish to keep up with the latest advancements.


October 31 - November 3|Torino, Italy

Club To Club

C2C, or Club To Club, rounds out the 2024 Europe music festival season in our review. The event emphasizes creativity and experimentality and promotes the avant-pop scene.

2024 is the 22nd iteration of the festival, which will last for 4 days and be packed with DJ appearances, live sets, and immersive performances taking place all across Torino.     

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