Music fests you can’t miss this year!

With The Chainsmokers all set to perform in India in September, here are some of the other music festivals around the world that you must check out. Some even double as cultural fests, giving the music lover in you one more reason to pack your bags and take the next flight out…


Taking place from Aug 9 – 16, this week-long music and cultural festival is one of the largest in Europe! Taking place in Budapest, it will be held on the 266-acre Obuda island… so you can spend your days chilling on the beach and nights partying to the more than 1000 acts that are in store, covering everything from heavy metal to rock and more.

Lowlands Festival

This is an alternative arts festival to be held in Biddinghuizen, the Netherlands, from Aug 18 – 20. With names like Mumford & Sons, alt-J, The XX and more performing, music is going to be a huge draw, though the event will also have film screenings, street theatre, stand-up comedy and much more. There will be about 12 stages, and up to 250 acts to keep guests entertained throughout.

Rock en Seine

Head to the Domaine National de Saint-Cloud near Paris, France, to enjoy some of the best bands perform at this music festival from Aug 22 – 24. Comprising four open-air stages, it also has a campsite for those who would like to stay over the weekend. The event will feature names such as Elements 4, Brodka and Cabbage among others.


Boasting names such as Above & Beyond, Hardwell, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and more, this is among the most prestigious dance music festivals in the world! Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, it will take place in Daresbury in the UK from Aug 24 – 17. Featuring top DJs and live acts, Creamfields is set to be bigger and even better… just what the music-doctor ordered!

EDM Music Festivals