OK! These guys performed at Melt Festival: Björk, Oasis, Portishead, Atoms For Peace, Alt-J, Massive Attack, Pet Shop Boys, Phoenix, Kings of Convenience, Franz Ferdinand, Underworld, Robyn, Lana Del Rey, Bloc Party, Giorgio Moroder, Disclosure, Jónsi, Maximo Park, M83, Scissor Sisters, La Roux, Austra, Chet Faker, Django Django, Travis, Röyksopp, Editors, Kate Nash, The Streets, Gossip, Kelis, Hot Chip, dEUS, Roisin Murphy, Stereo MCs…

I’m sure that you get by now why Melt! is considered to be one of the best alternative music festivals in Europe… And when you add to the picture that all this is happening in Ferropolis – the city of iron – well, you’ll be visiting this awesome event this July, without a doubt.

By the way, Ferropolis is situated in the south-west of Saxony-Anhalt near the town of Gräfenhainichen, about 20km away from Dessau, and it is a former coal mine closed in 1991. Its iconic five gigantic excavators are the meeting point of Melt! Festival enthusiasts since 1999, bringing together history and modern culture under the hat of this amazing three-day festival that this year opens its gates on July 13…

Website Tickets 

When: July 13-15, 2018

Where: Ferropolis, the city of iron, Germany

Why: It’s an alternative event. Different & Inspiring.


Featured photo: © Stephan Flad / Press page of the Melt! Festival