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Festival hopping

Europe is festival heaven. With a mix of rock, pop and dance music on offer, this musical jaunt through Western Europe is the ultimate summer expedition. All dates TBC.

  1. Rock am Ring; Nurburg, Germany; June 1 – 3 2012
    Rock am Ring is Germany’s longest running and most popular outdoor festival. On a similar scale to
    the UK’s Reading and Leeds, it attracts up to 77,000 music fans each year. Expect a world-class line-up,
    crammed with metal and rock stars from around the globe.
  2. Rock Werchter; Werchter, Belgium; June 28 - 2 July 2012
    Rock Werchter is not only one of the biggest festivals on the continent, but it is also the four-time winner of the International Live Music Conference Best Festival in the World award. Each year brings an offering of international rock, dance and pop music.
  3. Les Eurockeenes; Belfort, France; July 1 – 3 2012
    Now in its 25th year, the Eurockeenes de Belfort festival is a big-name rock festival held in the pretty
    town of Belfort, east France.
  4. Bilbao BBK Live; Bilbao, Spain; July 12 – 14 2012
    The ancient city of Bilbao invites you to enjoy the beauty of pristine Spanish scenery whilst partying to
    a whirlwind soundtrack composed by some of the world’s greatest bands and musicians.
  5. Super Bock Super Rock; Sesimbra, Portugal; July 14 – 16 2012
    Set along the sun-soaked coastline of Sesimbra, this bombastic festival is only a short journey away
    from the fantastic Portuguese city of Lisbon.
  6. Monegros Desert Festival; Huesca, Spain; July 23 2012
    Why rave in a club when you could rave in a desert? Monegros Festival is Spain’s biggest
    electronic music festival. The desert setting is truly unique – each year around 40,000
    revellers gather under the scorching Spanish sun for twenty-two hours of
    non-stop dance.