Music Festivals

A Listing Of Top Music Festivals In Europe

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Festivals of UK are known around the world for their clout and creativity. Listed here are the Best music festivals of Europe.

BoomTown Fair, Winchester: 11-14 Aug, 2016
BoomTown Fair is a hub of non-commercialized music. It consists of nine districts, with varying degrees of vibrancy, fantasy, theatre etc

Bestival, Newport, Isle of Wight: 8-11 Sep, 2016
There are about a thousand performers and absurdity and silliness are found in many forms in this festival. Lit-up lakesides, comedy, theatre, fancy dress makes this an award winning boutique fiesta.

music-festival-300x200Boardmasters, Fistral Beach & Watergate Bay, Newquay: 10-14 Aug, 2016
The best surfers and skaters take part in this, along with the amazing sound tracks that are pop favorites.

Camp Bestival. Lulworth Castlr, Dorset: 28-31 July, 2016
This festival also includes fancy dressing and late night fun, but the only change is that this is entirely family friendly.

Download Festival, Donnington Park, Derby: 10-12 Jun 2016
This is the most prestigious heavy metal hard rock festival in the world.

music-festivalsGlastonbury Festival, Pilton, Somerset: 22-26 June 2017
This might be one of the oldest festivals, but it is one of the most renowned festivals. It includes theatre and circus shows, with food stalls and other attractions.

The Great Escape, Brighton, Sussex: 19-21 May 2016
This is sea side holiday bonanza, with the sounds of beach waves mix with sound tracks.

Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales: 18-21, Aug 2016
Green Man festival showcases the might of landscapes in Europe, with the Brecon Beacon’s Black mountains as the backdrop. Around 1500 performers arrive at this place to discover theatre comedy and literature.

Latitude Festival, Henham Park, Southwold: 14-17 July, 2016
This festival takes over the English country sides and is much more than a music festival. It has DJs hidden in the woods, Fluffy fields on which the sheep grazes, lake opera, clowns and much more fun with tons of music.

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Affordable Ways To Make It To The Summer Music Festivals

codagfrwcaaze_jSummer music festivals are being raved by music fans because it gives you an opportunity to see a number of acts for a single admission price. Go on and enjoy some of the shows from big names like Lallapolooza, Outside Lands, Sasquatch, Bonnaroo, Firefly and more. Despite the events coming at an affordable price, lodging, food, travel can add up to the cost. Some ways to contain your expenses are listed below.

Share travel cost
Car pooling is the best way to control your travel expenses. Gather your friends and spilt on the gas, tolls and parking cost. If the festival is happening close to your home, take a public transport to avoid parking costs. Many avoid such events because of parking problems and hefty fee.

summer-music-festivals-300x200Camping close to the festival spot
Camping close to the festival spot could save on travel cost. Some festival venues offer camping facility to make the event fun. Avail such options. You can also take a cheap hotel room and make it to the event on time.

Carry your own food supplies
Food and beverages can be expensive at the festival site. Instead of buying from the vendors if you can pack your own food it can turn out to be cheaper. Not all events allow outside food inside. You have to walk to your campsite to refresh. Some even pack protein supplements to the festival to compensate for the nutrient losses.

Volunteering
You can turn a volunteer and take part in the festival. You can volunteer for scanning tickets, cleaning and selling merchandise. You can catch a few acts when you are not working. You can enjoy decent discounts for the show.

Invest in a single day pass
If you cannot afford the passes for the whole festival, try buying for a single day. You can get the taste of the festival. You can still experience tons of music and other arts on a single day and this can save you a lot of money.