Belgium Dance Festival
25 European Dance Music Festivals You Can't Miss This Summer
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Notable Acts: Die Antwoord, M.I.A., Pusha T, Tchami, The Black Madonna
The largest festival in French-speaking Belgium has grown exponentially since its humble beginnings in 1989 - now drawing more than 150, 000 fans for diverse headliners like Talib Kweli and Todd Terje.
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Notable Acts: Die Antwoord, Bonobo (Live), M.I.A., Pheonix, Richie Hawtin (Close), Modeselektor (DJ)
For three days, a former coal-mining site south of Berlin becomes a vibrant musical landscape populated by cutting-edge artists and euphoric campers.
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Notable Acts: Major Lazer, Martin Garrix, Steve Aoki, Marshmello, Galantis
This open-air festival has been going strong since 1997, offering campers a wide range of stages and club tents curated by homegrown tastemakers like Cocoon and Katermukke.
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Notable Acts: The Chainsmokers, Kasabian, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Major Lazer, Pink
Located on an island perched within the Danube River, this festival has become one of Europe's hottest destination festivals - swelling to an all-time high of 390, 000 attendees in 2009 and drawing rave reviews for its creative grounds and laissez-faire spirit. It's not called The Island of Freedom for nothing.