9 Scandinavian Music Festivals You Can’t Miss This Year

Sept. 3, 2018

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Breathtaking panoramas, Northern lights, beautiful blonde girls and handsome guys, world-famous furniture retailers and their meatballs, cute reindeers all over the place… - but wait, there is more!

Our Nordic friends also have plenty of amazing music festivals in Scandinavia for you to explore. Have you been planning to visit Denmark, Sweden, or Norway? Here are the best festivals from broader Scandinavia to include in your trip!

Distortion

When: May 29 - June 2, 2019

Where: Copenhagen, Denmark

One of Scandinavia’s biggest music festivals is often referred to as the "Orchestrated Chaos" taking over the streets of the Danish capital. Join the madness and enjoy great dance music at Distortion!

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Summerburst

When: June, 2019 (TBA)

Where: Göteborg, Sweden | Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden’s premiere electronic music festivals with the very best DJ-s of the genre: international superstars and uprising talents. If you like EDM this is your place to be!

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Secret Solstice

When: June, 2019 (TBA)

Where: Reykjavik, Iceland

If you are looking for an extremely unique experience for the summer join the Secret Solstice family and party in lava tunnels, volcanos, and glaciers with amazing artists of hip-hop and some electronic!

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Tinderbox

When: June 27 - 29, 2019

Where: Odense, Denmark

Denmark’s electronic, indie, hip-hop and rock festival, with artists from the top of the charts, pool parties and all kinds of fun activities!

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Roskilde

When: June 29 - July 6, 2019

Where: Roskilde, Denmark

If size matters Roskilde is definitely a winner here. Scandinavia’s biggest music festival is well-known for its wild campsite parties and legendary lineups of rock, heavy metal, urban and of course pop music.

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G! Festival

When: July 11 - 13, 2019

Where: Syðrugøta, Faroe Islands

Speaking of unique events, this tiny beachfront town in the Faroe Islands gives home to G! Festival, and its few hundred lucky attendees for a few days to forget the world and enjoy nature, music and great company.

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Oyafestivalen

When: August 6 - 10, 2019

Where: Oslo, Norway

Norway’s biggest celebration of music in the heart is Oslo is definitely the best time to visit the beautiful country of Norway. We have to warn you though: you’ll find everything but the mainstream here!

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Way Out West

When: August, 2019 (TBA)

Where: Goteborg, Sweden

MTV’s "Most Innovative Festival" offering a wide variety of programs: world-class musical performances, film screenings, lectures, exhibitions. Way Out West is your perfect choice if you prefer alternative music over the mainstream!

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Weekend Finland

When: August, 2019 (TBA)

Where: Helsinki, Finland

"The biggest party in Northern Europe" is taking over the beautiful bay area of Helsinki, concentrating on electronic music and spicing it up with some hip-hop.

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Planning to visit one of these? Don’t go alone, let your friends know! ;)

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Monika Tudja

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Monika fell in love with live music and festivals when she was 16, and she didn't stop loving and attending them ever since. She is passionate about singers with raspy voices, electronic music, and this site here that she co-founded so you guys can explore the best music festivals around the globe.