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5 major music festivals in Europe in August

Flow

10-12 August
Helsinki

Flow Festival is a city festival of music and art in Helsinki.This year it is to  held from 10 till 12 August. The festival is held annually starting from 2004 and every time it is famous by its excellent lineup of broad music spectrum, from indie rock, soul and jazz up to actual electronics.

Iggy Pop, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Kanye West, Lily Allen, The Roots, The Black Keys, Beach House, Kraftwerk, Björk, M.I.A., Bon Iver, Alicia Keys, Public Enemy, Cat Power, The National, Outkast, Action Bronson and many others. This year Patti  Smith, Arctic Monkeys and Kendrick Lamar will be festival  headliners among others.

 

SIGNAL

16-19 August
Nikola-Lenivets

Signal unites music and architecture into large scale cultural event. The festival is to be held in the territory of National “Ugra” park, in Nikola-Lenivets this year for the second time.

Tommy Four Seven, Myn, Robert Lippok, Anthony Linell aka Abdulla Rashim, Tofu Productions, Radio Slave, Onur Ozer, AK41 (Dan Andrei + Kozo), Francesco Del Garda, Digby, Laurine Frost (live), Tijana T, Lovefingers, Kris Baha (live), Lucrecia Dalt (live), The Proper Ornaments (live in concert).

SZIGET

9–16August  
Budapest, Hungary

Is being held on Obuda island in the capital of Hungary, Budapest since 1993 and it is considered, nearly full-fledged state with its laundry, post office, ATM machine, drugstore, all type café and bars. 

Pink, Kasabian, Flume, Interpol, Major Lazer, Two Door Cinema Club, Rudimental, The Kills and even “Leningra” are to perform here».

ØYA

8–12August
Oslo Norway

The festival Øya, which means in translation «Island», is held in the Toyenparken’s central part of Oslo city during five days and it is considered one of the biggest and respected ones in Norway. 

Lana Del Rey, The xx, Chance the Rapper, Ryan Adams, Pixies, Sampha, Young Thug, Vince Staples, Jenni Valley, Angel Olsen, Car Seat Headrest, Madlib, Mac DeMarco, MØ and even Spriritualized with Oslo philharmonic orchestra. 

DIMENSIONS

29  August - 3 September
Pula Croatia

Dimensions is a festival of electronic music and urban culture in Pula. It is famus due to its unbelievable location, as it is held on deserted territory of the ancient Punta Christo fortress on Istrian shores. 

Grace Jones, Jeff Mills, Floating Points and Nina Kraviz were among headliners during the last year, and more than 40 names such as  Kraftwerk with 3D show, Nils Frahm, Moodymann, Nubuya Garcia, Josey Rebelle, Debora Ipekel and many others will  perform this year.