Hi, I'm going to europe March 3-13/ It's my first time out of the U.S. and I want to experience as much european culture as I can.
Does anyone know when and where any festivals take place, big or small
or anything else I might try to do to experience the local life?
Hey dude theres loads of Festivals in Europe. The best one is Lowlands in The Netherlands. (www.lowlands.nl) It's a real laid back festival because marijuhana is allowed. Takes a lot of stress away by people that do take it with them. They always have an awesome list of bands playing. Loads of different varierities of music. Rock, Punk, Alternative, Techno, House, Trance, Garage, Hardrock, Movies, Cabaret, Dance, Streettheatre and I can keep on going. Theres interesting stuff for everyone. Also very good campingplace with proper facilities. Even hot showers. Its 19/20/21 August this year. Price 105 euros. Be sure to come at thursday the 18th. Campingplace and 24 hours tent already opens and its a good atmosphere. Extra day of fun :D
Other Festivals you can check out are: Pinkpop, Dynamo (Netherlands)
Pinkpop is more for the big crowd. Lots of pop music. (3 Days)
Dynamo is a Hardrock Heavy Metall Festival (1 day)
Glastonbury (England) This one gets sold out unbelievable fast.
100.000 visitors if I'm correct and also loads of different genres.
Rock am Ring, Chiemsee Reggae Festtival (Germany)
Rock am Ring is also lots of different sorts of music. Around 80.000 visitors and 3 days.
Chiemsee Reggae Festival dunno how many visitors but of course ska and reggae as the name already says.
Roskilde is also one of the most popular festivals in Europe. Never went there though so cant give you much info. Its also a lot of varierity in music.
Pukkelpop, Rock Werchter (Belgium) Those get sold out pretty fast too.
Pukkelpop is more towards rock and punk music than Lowlands and around the same date.
Rock Werchter has a lot of varierity again. Can't provide you with info about the south of Europe. Dont go to festivals that far away.
If you wanna have the links of the festivals just search for festivals in google and you'll find them. Good luck maybe see you at Lowlands
Hope I can help you with this link... (do you like metal?) ehehehe
check it out!!