The inaugural Hong Kong Sonar Festival went off without a hitch bringing some of the finest electronic talents the fragrant harbour has ever seen. Saturday April 1st saw the Hong Kong Science Park play host to the likes of DJ Shadow, Gilles Peterson and many more as the Spanish Sonar Festival came to town.
The 14 hour long event, kill me, included keynote talks, a marketplace, workshops and virtual reality experiences as part of its Sonar +D programme as well as the musical talent on offer.
Despite being in the middle of nowhere the Science Park was a fantastic location which reflected the festivals creative mind-set and the weather was perfect to dance the afternoon away to at the main outdoor stage as the French Club Cheval manned the decks over at the Sonar Village.
Continue reading: Sonar Festival Hong Kong 2017 - Live Review
Head to the continent for a festival experience of a lifetime with Spain's Primavera Sound, Denmark's Roskilde Festival and France's Rock En Seine to name a few.
We've been seriously pushing US and UK music festivals this year but, it has to be said, there's nowhere quite like Europe.
The continent is home to some of the most unique music events in the world and, looking at what's on offer this year, it seems that the festival season is the best time to experience cultural diversity to the nth degree. Whether its sun or snow you're after, rock or dance music, indoor or outdoor, Europe has it all and with the summer quickly approaching, it's time to get on a plane and take the best vacation of your lives as we guide you to the most exciting countries you can hope to visit this year.
- Pukkelpop (August 14th - 16th): This Belgian weekend remains seriously cool having first began in 1985 and always playing host to some of the world's best alternative music with early performers including Ramones, The Jesus And Mary Chain and Iggy Pop. Nearly 30 years on, Pukkelpop maintains its excellence with 2014 seeing the likes of Clean Bandit, Gogol Bordello and Die Antwoord on the bill.
- Tomorrowland (July 18th - 20th and July 25th - 27th): If you want to feel like you've entered a fantasy world for a weekend (or two), Tomorrowland is definitely for you. Taking place in the town of Boom, you'll be rocking out against a backdrop of incredible art installations of gargantuan proportions - it really isn't a sight to be missed.
Continue reading: Head To Europe This Year For The Best Summer Festival Experiences!