European Music Festivals Going Ahead in Summer 2021
It may seem like lockdown is never-ending, but it will end, and how about a holiday meets festival to look forward to at the end of it all. Here are some of the European festivals that have confirmed they intend to take place in 2021.
June 3rd – 7th 2021
UNUM Festival 2021 is 100% guaranteed to go ahead from June 3rd to 7th with the backing of the Albanian Ministries of Tourism, Environment, and Health. The open air festival takes place over the sun-kissed Albanian Riviera with five days of nonstop music, dancing, relaxing. This year the festival includes a special Culture Week offering with a rich array of art, performance and much more.
Line up: Ricardo Villalobos, Seth Troxler, Priku, Praslea, tINI, Sonja Moonear, Shaun Reeves, Raresh, Cesar Merveille, Dyed Soundorom, Leon, Nikola Vemic, And.Re, Cap, Alex Kostic, Rayo, Nikifor, Nemax, Fogg, George Adi, Hajdar Berisha, Hiroko Yamamura, Nikola Vemic, Dona K & Franco Cinelli.
Thursday 5th – Tuesday 10th August 2021.
Defected Croatia will be back at The Garden, Tisno from Thursday 5th – Tuesday 10th August 2021. Like so many other event operators, we had no choice in April but to postpone the 2020 edition due to the global pandemic, but have put all our efforts into next year, confirming the majority of this year’s 90-strong line-up for next year’s festival.
Headliner highlights will include Armand Van Helden, Gorgon City, Honey Dijon, Moodymann, Purple Disco Machine and many more as planned for 2020, with the addition of Bob Sinclar, who will play for us for the first time in nine years. Everyone’s favourite long-haired DJ made such an impression on Glitterbox’s Virtual Festival in April, we really can’t wait to see him IRL once again.
Line up: Armand van Helden, Bob Sinclar, Dave Lee, Derrick Carter, Dimitri From Paris, Eats Everything, Gorgon City, Honey Dijon, Horse Meat Disco, Jayda G, Kenny Dope, Moodymann, Nightmares on Wax, Purple Disco Machine, Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, Amine Edge & Dance, Artwork, Dan Shake, Danny Krivit, Darius Syrossian, David Penn, Deetron, Dennis Cruz, DJ Spen, Franky Wah, Jellybean Benitez, Karizma, Kiddy Smile, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Low Steppa, Luke Solomon, Mambo Brothers, Melé, Mike Dunn, Monki, Mousse T., Latasha Natasha Diggs, Riva Starr, Sam Divine, Simon Dunmore, The Shapeshifters, Themba, Todd Edwards, Crazy P [live], Dave + Sam [live], Florious [live], Inner City [live], Julie McKnight [live], Shovell [live], Teni Tinks [live], The Vision, Austin Ato, Vreakbot, Breakbot, Catz ’n Dogz, Copyright, Dirty Channels, Dr Packer, Eli Escobar, Endor, Ferreck Dawn, DJ Hatcha, Heller & Farley, JKriv, John Morales, Jullian Gomes, Kon Lovebirds, Matt ‘Jam’ Lamont, Mat.Joe, Melvo Baptiste, Mighty Mouse, Mr. V, OFFAIAH, Oliver Dollar, Roberto Surace, DJ Snips, Yuksek, Alaia & Gallo, Blacksoul, Brodriguez, DJ Mkhuseli, Dunmore Brothers, Hijaxx, Instinct, Jess Bays, Joe Bennett, Katie Goodman, Oli Welch, PEZNT, Qwestlife, Seamus Haji, Sef Kombo, Smokin’ Jo
Open Air AMP Lost & Found Festival 2021
St Pauls Bay, Malta
1st – 4th September
Annie Mac Presents: Lost & Found Festival returns to Malta in September 2021 after a year off, promising to close out our summer with another world-class dance lineup on the beautiful Mediterranean island. Showcasing a lineup filled with house, techno, garage, grime and drum and bass across open-air clubs, pool parties, boat parties, beach parties and even castle parties, Lost & Found Festival has become a sun-drenched paradise for dance fans.
Line up: Annie Mac + more coming soon.
Decibel Open Air
11th & 12th September
Italian heavyweight Decibel Open Air is back. This famous event has two stages across two days at a massive outdoor space in Florence, Italy with all the beautiful food and extra stuff that you would expect. Of course, the people will be just as cool and cultured as the line-up.
Line up: Paul Kalkbrenner (Live), Marco Carola, Richie Hawtin, Nina Kraviz, Peggy Gou, Amelie Lens, Fisher, Michael Bibi, Ben Klock, Pan-Pot, Wade, Reneier Zonnerveld (Live), Kolsch, Wade, 999999999 (Live), Mathame, ANNA, Elrow (stage), Giorgia Angiuli (Live), Gioli & Assia (Live), Stephan Jolk, T78,Brina Knauss, Marc Maya, Toni Varga, Viviana Casanova, Mattia Trani, Pongo (Live)
October 3rd 2021
Iconic Ibiza club Amnesia is leading from the front by announcing its ‘Inverse Season’, starting with the closing party on 23rd October. Sure to include some big headliners, further details will come in reverse order in the coming months. The Amnesia closing party is famous for often rolling on for 24 hours with historic sets laid down to the adoring masses. That dance floor is drenched in ice cannons, next-level sound an avant-garde visual production. Capacity will be more limited than usual but you can sign up for priority and early bird tickets now.
Line up: Full line up details will come in the weeks ahead.