These days we all want festivals to take us to superb locations all over the world with a range of soundtracks.
Some of the best places for these kind of experiences are now in Eastern Europe — here are some of the finest.
Lovefest is one of Europe’s most celebrated festivals and this year marks 15 years and it will be the biggest and best in its history with legends of the electronic scene such as Marco Carola, Joseph Capriati, Jamie Jones, Kölsch, Rødhåd, Folamour, Danny Tenaglia, and more than 100 other performers. For all international visitors Lovefest have put together a special discount package, too.
This year’s edition of UNUM took place last week and was a great success, playing host to 18,000 visitors throughout the week. UNUM is a super gathering for underground music heads in a blissful and untapped corner of Eastern Europe. It has stages on the beach and in the pine forests, with lush views of the sea and mountains in the distance. This year super talents like Tobi Neumann, Paco Osuna, Gene on Earth, East End Dubs, Boris Werner, Butch and more all played.
Now settled in its new spot in a secluded and sweeping bay, Dimensions is once again the most essential summer festival for proper music lovers. This year it welcomes a wealth of Detroit talent like DJ Stingray, Detroit in Effect and Marcellus Pittmann, with many more greats like Dr Banana, Francesco Del Garda, Tama Sumo, The Ghost, Eris Drew & Octo Octa and tens more.
Zrce, Pag Island, Croatia
This is the 10th edition of Hideout this year so expect even more fireworks than usual. It is a high energy affair for you ravers and it happens in open air clubs under the sun on Zcre Beach. Playing are Camelphat, Mike Skinner, Sonny Fodera, Andy C, Jamie Jones, Jayda G, Eats Everything, Skream, Sherelle, Shy FX, Bad Boy Chiller Crew and more.
The gorgeous backdrop of the Adriatic coastline makes this one truly magic. It boasts a mix of local legend and big name world-beating DJs with aspen keen and in the know crowd. Expect a range of sounds on different stages and you won’t be left wanting.