For the second year in a row, Indie Voyager is presenting its picks for the best, craziest, indie & alternative music/art festivals you just have to visit here in Europe. This year, Indie’s recommending some new places and amazing festival experiences; the heart of Transylvania, a progressive festival with 7 stages and line-ups nearby Amsterdam along with the ones you probably already know if you visited this website in 2018: Seasplash’s amazing vibe this year located in Dalmatia, Meadow’s Rhodope Mountains or spectacular nature/rural surroundings of south-western Asturias…

And this list is only gonna get longer. And even more adventurous.

So guys, make your plans, pack your bags… This year we’re all going to the Moon…


NATURAL MYSTIC FESTIVAL

Start date: April 28, 2019

End date: May 1, 2019

Location: Gornji Milanovac, Serbia

NATURAL MYSTIC FESTIVAL

“Gathering and socialization of young people through the Afro-Reggae music which is exclusively based on the principles of love and peace and which advocates a serious and caring attitude towards nature in which we all live; restoring human nature and the strengthening of its basic needs for the preservation of the environment…”

BERLIN YOGA CONFERENCE

Start date: May 24, 2019

End date: May 26, 2019

Location: Berlin, Germany

BERLIN YOGA CONFERENCE

Berlin Yoga Conference is a new initiative created with an idea to become an annual gathering and tradition of international community of yogis and professionals, launched by the Berlin-based yoga teacher Anastasia Shevchenko…

SPACE OF LOVE FESTIVAL

Start date: May 31, 2019

End date: June 9, 2019

Location: Öland, Sweden

SPACE OF LOVE FESTIVAL

“Every year since 2001, people have gathered on the white-sanded shore of the Swedish island called Öland…”

MEADOWS IN THE MOUNTAINS

Start date: June 6, 2019

End date: June 9, 2019

Location: Polkovnik Serafimovo village, Bulgaria

MEADOWS IN THE MOUNTAINS

Absolutely amazing festival, set in the stunningly beautiful surroundings of the Rhodope Mountains, 850 meters above sea-level, thrives on inclusiveness, supports an underground music culture and an eclectic mix of talent…

ARSENAL FEST

Start date: June 19, 2019

End date: June 22, 2019

Location: Kragujevac, Serbia

ARSENAL FEST

So, in last couple of years Thievery Corporation, Editors, Morcheeba, The Kills performed at one of the coolest music festivals in Southeast Europe… Along with Anthrax, Skindred, Buzzcocks, Elvis Jackson, Ana Popovic, Dub FX… And each year it was really, really amazing!

TAURON NOWA MUZYKA

Start date: June 20, 2019

End date: June 22, 2019

Location: Katowice, Poland

TAURON NOWA MUZYKA

The award winning; first outdoor festival to be located in a post industrial surrounding of a closed down coal mine with its entire infrastructure still intact and available for all visitors.

SECRET SOLSTICE

Start date: June 21, 2019

End date: June 23, 2019

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland

SECRET SOLSTICE

Partying for 4 days in Iceland, during the summer solstice (meaning that the sun never sets) is one of the best festival experiences you’ll ever have! Check out why!

MATALA BEACH FESTIVAL

Start date: June 21, 2019

End date: June 23, 2019

Location: Matala, Greece

MATALA BEACH FESTIVAL

The festival was founded in 2011 when the Festos Municipality organized a festival on the beach with a goal to celebrate the launch of the Myth of Matala book that featured photos of the hippies who lived in the caves during the 60s and the 70s. 35k people heard about it and rushed to Matala beach… The rest is history.

SOUTHERN SOUL

Start date: June 26, 2019

End date: July 1, 2019

Location: Ulcinj, Montenegro

SOUTHERN SOUL

A boutique festival situated at probably the most beautiful beach of the Adriatic Sea, near the Montenegrin city of Ulcinj; features hip and underground names, really diverse selection of jazz, funk, soul, house and disco – and it’s one of the coolest festivals this summer in Montenegro.

YOGA MELA

Start date: June 29, 2019

End date: July 7, 2019

Location: Divinya, Eslöv, Sweden

YOGA MELA

A meeting point of ecology and spirituality, where spirituality becomes earthly and ecology becomes divine…

EXIT FESTIVAL

Start date: July 4, 2019

End date: July 7, 2019

Location: Novi Sad, Serbia

EXIT FESTIVAL

Exit Festival is one of the best European music festivals, founded in 2000 in the Novi Sad University park as a student movement, a form of protest against the government, fighting for peace and democracy in Serbia and the Balkans.

CHAMONIX YOGA FESTIVAL

Start date: July 5, 2019

End date: July 7, 2019

Location: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France

CHAMONIX YOGA FESTIVAL

“Yoga at the foot of Mont Blanc,outdoor classes in the city center or at 2000 meters altitude and indoors classes held by world famous teachers.”

FUNNY MOON FESTIVAL

Start date: July 10, 2019

End date: July 14, 2019

Location: Valec, Czech Republic

FUNNY MOON FESTIVAL

“Psy & Arts gathering in central Europe, finally ending up in countryside of the beautiful Czech Republic. Funny Moon has served as a platform for upcoming DJs, live acts, light engineers, adventure seekers and all sorts of artists from around the globe to meet up in nature, share music, art work and our experiences together and lastly to enjoy a nice festival under the stars, sun and rain.

SEASPLASH FESTIVAL

Start date: July 18, 2019

End date: July 21, 2019

Location: Martinska Beach, Sibenik, Croatia

SEASPLASH FESTIVAL

Excellent mix of great music, smiling folks who often chill around naked, the most beautiful sunset views while the live band is playing (let’s say) Bob Marley, fashionably creative looking folks with painted body parts, delicious vegetarian cuisine…

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE!

Start date: July 19, 2019

End date: July 20, 2019

Location: Het Twiske, The Netherlands

WELCOME TO THE FUTURE!

Welcome to the Future is one of the iconic Techno and House underground festivals, located in Het Twiske, nearby Amsterdam. What started as a club party in Amsterdam, grew to be a progressive festival with 7 stages and line-ups that included the biggest artists from the Techno and House scene, as well as local talent.

OWN SPIRIT

Start date: July 24, 2019

End date: July 27, 2019

Location: Baldellou, Spain

OWN SPIRIT

“We have found our home, a place where the waters bathe a lush land furrowed by the sun and where the winds blow whispering to the rocks and to the animals inhabiting it…”

CHÂTEAU PERCHÉ

Start date: July 25, 2019

End date: July 28, 2019

Location: Villeneuve-sur-Allier, France

CHÂTEAU PERCHÉ

Featuring ambient, house music, jazz, rock, techno, painting, yoga, light shows, mapping, dancing and acrobatics – Château Perché is a nomad multidisciplinary festival taking place every year in a new, unique and spectacular location…

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL

Start date: July 26, 2019

End date: July 27, 2019

Location: Salacgrīva, Latvia

POSITIVUS FESTIVAL

An annual music festival taking place in Salacgrīva, 110 km from Riga, in the idyllic location of the Latvian coastal region that’s not just an exciting music experience… But an incredible boost of positive energy…

PRESTOSO FEST

Start date: August 8, 2019

End date: August 11, 2019

Location: Gédrez, Asturias, Spain

PRESTOSO FEST

Prestoso Fest is a small, independent music festival located in the spectacular nature/rural surroundings of south-western Asturias and this year this awesome combo of music, art, gastronomy and nature takes place from August 08-11 in Gédrez, Asturias, Spain…

YPSIGROCK FESTIVAL

Start date: August 8, 2019

End date: August 11, 2019

Location: Castelbuono, Italy

YPSIGROCK FESTIVAL

Visiting Ypsigrock is discovering the inner heart of the mostly unknown Sicily: an unexpected journey through artistic, natural and cultural beauty; a great vacation destination in the summer, completely lost among the several Mediterranean undiscovered  jewels…

UDAYA LIVE

Start date: August 14, 2019

End date: August 19, 2019

Location: Pravets Lake, Bulgaria

UDAYA LIVE

All inclusive yoga event with 5 nights at Pravets Resort, 3 buffet meals a day and airport shuttle all included in the price of your ticket, located on the shore of Pravets Lake nestled between two pristine mountain ranges, just 45 minutes from the capital city of Sofia, Bulgaria…

OVERJAM REGGAE FESTIVAL

Start date: August 15, 2019

End date: August 18, 2019

Location: Tolmin, Slovenia

OVERJAM REGGAE FESTIVAL

Definitely one of the coolest Central European reggae festivals, situated in the amazingly beautiful valley of Soča river in Slovenia…

AWAKE FESTIVAL

Start date: August 15, 2019

End date: August 18, 2019

Location: Teleki Castle, Gornesti, Romania

AWAKE FESTIVAL

Aimed at open minds and souls through music and complementary arts, eclectic cultural and sports activities, Awake is set in the heart of Transylvania, surrounded by the perfect setting for those planning a perfect European escape bathed in nature, art and culture!

MYSTERYLAND FESTIVAL

Start date: August 23, 2019

End date: August 25, 2019

Location: Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands

MYSTERYLAND FESTIVAL

Amazing and colorful camping grounds, 16 festival areas to discover, a true celebration of the best of house, deep house, techno, hardstyle, drum ‘n bass, disco, hiphop music – Mysteryland, guys, is one of the best festivals in the Netherlands – the magical musical journey you just have to visit this year!

DIMENSIONS FESTIVAL

Start date: August 28, 2019

End date: September 1, 2019

Location: Pula, Croatia

DIMENSIONS FESTIVAL

An underground electronic music event annually held in Istria region, Croatia, showcasing a higher technical specification of sound systems than you will find at any other festival of its size.

OUTLOOK FESTIVAL

Start date: September 5, 2019

End date: September 9, 2019

Location: Pula, Croatia

OUTLOOK FESTIVAL

The largest Soundsystem Culture festival in Europe, bringing together the biggest names from the most vibrant and cutting edge dance scenes from around the world.

Featured photo art by Proxima (Instagram)

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