Festivals in the sun

Friday 03 February, 14:37 Europe/London

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In the space of a few hours you can be dancing with pals in Alicante or chilling out on a sandy beach on one of the Canary Islands – there’s something to suit everyone!

But if you’re looking to change things up a bit, grab your friends and have a summer full of Mediterranean music festivals!


WHAT: Ibiza Rocks, Ibiza
WHEN: Weekly from 8 June 2017
TICKETS: Still to be released

Following a hugely successful summer in 2016, Ibiza Rocks is back with even bigger and better sun-soaked takeovers. Bands and artists play in a central courtyard, flanked by a swimming pool and surrounded by guests watching from their balconies. The line-up has still to be announced, but with previous performances from Ed Sheeran, The Prodigy, and Bastille, it’s sure to get people excited.

And with two separate weekly pool parties every Sunday and Thursday starting from 8 June, and eleven flights a week from Glasgow Prestwick, there’s plenty of opportunity throughout the summer to experience one of the best days of your life.


WHAT: Lost & Found, Ta’ Qali, Malta
WHEN: April 13 – April 16, 2017
TICKETS: From £85

Numero Uno is a large open air club in Ta’ Qali, Malta, which offers a variety of clubbing events, especially during the summer season. And this summer, Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac is hosting the Lost & Found Festival. With day-long raves in the sunshine with cocktails, some of the biggest artists on the planet, and explosive live sets at the night-time festival site, you’ll have no time to rest!

You can dance all day at one of their famous pool parties, catch the sunset over the Mediterranean, cruise across Malta’s stunning coastline, or head to the hills for an exclusive rave at the Lost & Found castle.

With flights flying out from Glasgow Prestwick on a Thursday, it’s perfect timing! And gives you no excuse to say no…!


WHAT: Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain
WHEN: May 31-June 4, 2017
TICKETS: From £73

Hundreds of bands fill the huge Parc El Forum over this five-day extravaganza, alongside one-of-a-kind intimate performances throughout the atmospheric city.

This famous festival pays homage to the entire spectrum of indie rock, but also includes a smattering of entries from just about every other genre of music.

With appearances from Bon Iver, Arcade Fire, The XX, and Van Morrison, this festival is a must-attend for all music lovers.