Europe is a major hub for some fantastic music festival experiences, and with European summer just around the corner.
Here are four unique festivals to add to your holiday itinerary.
Peckham Rye Music Festival, London, England
Held from May 12-21 at Copeland Park with workshops, gigs and DJ sets, boasting two new outdoor stages, the Festival brings together local artists, labels, radio stations, record shops and headline acts from around the world. This year’s line-up includes the likes of Axel Boman, Laura Misch, Oscar Jerome, New Town Kings and Patrice Scott.
For more information or to purchase tickets go to peckhamryemusicfestival.co.uk
Funk the Format Festival, Brighton and Hove
This all-day music festival boasts the best funk, soul, disco, house and good times. Unique features include Cirque Du Funk Big Top, Yoga, Massage, Trapeze workshops and shows, local food, drink and crafts, Unicorns and live street art. This year’s festival will be held on June 17 with exclusive headliner Goldie and The Heritage Orchestra Ensemble and the fancy dress theme of mythical creatures.
For more information or to purchase tickets go to funktheformat.co.uk
Au Bord De Leau, Sierre, Switzerland
An intimate and authentic event, it is held amidst beautiful mountains and set against the emerald waters of Geronde Lake. This year’s event will run from June 30 – July 1, headlining Andreya Triana, HVOB, and puppetmastaz. Unique festival features include amazing scenery and alpine vistas, film screenings and visual arts, Free ‘Off Festival’ around the lake, watersports, children’s corner and family events, massages, tours, tournaments and much more.
For more information or to purchase tickets go to auborddeleau.ch
Paradise City Festival, Perk, Belgium
Hosted on the grounds of the Kasteel de Ribaucourt, this enchanting castle is surreal with a moat and private island setting, offering panoramic views. This year’s festival will run over three days from June 23-25, bringing some of the most respected names in electronic music such as Silo, Play Label Records and KetaLoco and headlining Ame, John Talabot, Andhim, Recondite and Gabriel Ananda. Some unique features of the Paradise City Festival include free cardboard tents, festival butler service, and gourmet restaurants as well as being renowned as a green event with 100% recycled landscape and 100% solar energy at the camp site.
For more information or to purchase tickets go to paradisecity.be