The best summer music festivals in 2014

The best summer music festivals in 2014

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Nice bonuses summer music festivals – gastronomic programs, tours and entertainment for children.

That is: 
At the biggest pop music festival Summerfest Wisconsin will operate 45 stalls with American, Italian and Mexican fast food.

The festival Flow will arrive in Helsinki 30 cafes and restaurants, including the popular Finnish Café Bar 9 and Tori.

And at a rock festival Lollapalooza Chicago has its own chef Graham Elliot, known for his cooking show Junior MasterChef.

Those who come to the Montreux Jazz Festival Montreux, worth a drink at the bar Le Sunset overlooking Lake Geneva, or try Swiss wines in Terrasse Point-Vert – places will only work during the festival.

What to do: 
The festival of classical music Dubrovnik arrange literary evenings – for example, a meeting with the writer Alessandro Baricco.

During the jazz festival in Montreal, the city will be led tours and talk about the history of jazz ($ 18).Also, you can make a three-hour ride on a boat on the St. Lawrence River with the Brazilian guitarist Paulo Ramos – in the price of the ticket includes a four course dinner and performance artist (bateaumouche.ca, tickets – $ 137).

What to do with children:

At Lollapalooza will build a separate children’s stage Kidzapalooza – artists play on it for the kids. Appears and area for toddlers c animators.

And going to a festival in Montreux, you can park for free the child from three to ten years nanny for up to four hours in a special children’s area.

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Reliable music festivals:

Summerfest, Wisconsin, USA, June 25 – July 6

The world’s largest pop festival concerts at 11 venues visited by almost a million viewers. At this time, perform One Republic, Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars; summerfest.com, input – from $ 6.

Montréal Jazz Festival, Montreal, Canada, June 26 – July 6

Performances by artists from 30 countries, including blues legend Aretha Franklin and BB King;montrealjazzfest.com, input – from $ 23.

Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland, 4 – 19 July

On the oldest jazz festival sing Norma Jean Martin and Amy MacDonald; montreuxjazzfestival.com,input – from € 33.

Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Dubrovnik, Croatia, July 10 – August 25

The festival, founded in 1950, are theatrical productions, concerts of classical music. At this time, waiting for a nominee “Grammy” Ninnu Freelon and Italian pianist Andre Padova; dubrovnik-festival.hr,input – from € 10.

Benicàssim Festival, Benicassim, Spain, 17 – 20 July

Festival of rock and pop music in Valencia this year and takes Babyshambles Kasabian; fiberfib.com,input – from € 49.

Lollapalooza, Chicago, USA, 1 – August 3

In Chicago’s Grant Park will perform hundreds of alternative artists like Kings of Leon, Broken Bells, Eminem; lollapalooza.com, input – from $ 100.

Flow, Helsinki, Finland, 8 – August 10

This year the festival will celebrate the 10th anniversary – will come more than 60 musicians from various genres – from jazz to techno and from classical to hip-hop, and including Swedish Nene Cherry and South African group Die Antwoord; flowfestival.com, input – from € 89 .

Summer Sonic, Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, 6 – 17 August

Rock festival comes in two cities. In the capital, waiting nominees “Grammy” of the British Arctic Monkeys, Osaka – repershu Harlem Azil Banks; summersonic.com, input – from $ 128.

Berlin Festival, Berlin, Germany, 5 – 7 September

Biggest electronic music festival held at the airport Tempelhof. This year there waiting festival audience favorite Frenchman Woodkid and rappers from Germany KIZ; berlinfestival.de, input – from € 74.