A Look Ahead: June 2014 Music Festivals

posted by Dan Murphy on May 30, 2014

Governors Ball 2013 by Oliver Correa

Was Sasquatch! your jam? Was Skate and Surf kinda, sorta your jam? Did you eat, sleep, rave, and repeat with us at Mysteryland? Dude, festival season is just getting started. There are so many awesome festivals in June that we had split up our favorites by North America and Europe. Here's the comprehensive list of festivals and what you can expect from us at Cultivora this month. 


Nos Primavera Sound - Porto, Portugal; June 5-7
Rock am Ring - Nurburgring, Germany; June 5-8
Governors Ball - New York City, New York; June 6-8
Rock im Park - Nurnburg, Germany; June 6-9
Field Day - London, United Kingdom; June 7-8
Field Trip - Toronto, Canada; June 7-8
Parklife Weekender - Manchester, United Kingdom; June 7-8
Pinkpop - Landgraaf, The Netherlands; June 7-9
Sonar Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain; June 12-14
Bonnaroo - Manchester, Tennessee; June 12-15
Isle of Wight - Isle of Wight, United Kingdom; June 12-15
Northside Brooklyn - Brooklyn, New York; June 12-19
Northside Denmark - Aarhus, Denmark; June 13-15
Spring Awakening - Chicago, Illinois; June 13-15
North by Northeast - Toronto, Canada; June 13-22
Southside - Neuhausen Ob Eck, Germany; June 20-22
Hurricane - Scheessel, Germany; June 20-22
Best Kept Secret - Beekes Bergen, The Netherlands; June 20-22
Firefly - Dover, Delaware; June 20-22
Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas - Las Vegas, Nevada; June 20-22
Glastonbury - Pilton, United Kingdom; June 25-29
Summerfest - Milwaukee, Wisconsin; June 25-29, July 1-6
OpenAir St. Gallen - St. Gallen, Switzerland; 26-29
Electric Forest - Rothbury, Michigan; June 26-29
Montréal Jazz Festival - Montréal, Québec; June 26-July 6
Hove Festival - Arendal, Norway; June 28-July 3
Roskilde - Roskilde, Denmark; June 29-July 6


New York is home to our Cultivora headquarters, so you better believe our Governors Ball Guide is all you'll need for next weekend's bash at Randall's Island. Check out the official pre- and after-parties in the event listings as well as the best spots to eat, sleep, shop, party, and explore around the city. 

If you're heading to London for Field Day, check out our guide for some travel and festival insights as well as our best recommendations for spots to hit up around the Field Day grounds. 

Bonnaroo is looking legendary as always this year. You won't find too much for eating, shopping, or partying because the festival grounds provide most of the necessary activities, but if you want the best ways to get there, some spots to explore, or a liquor store or two to hit up on the way, check out our Bonnaroo Festival Guide

And finally, if you're heading to Delaware for Firefly, look no further than our comprehensive guide. You'll find helpful tips, area restaurant gems, and some spots for stocking up on camping supplies before you reach the grounds - not to mention all the info you need to know at the festival itself.

July isn't that far away, so if you're planning a festival trip check out our guides for FEQ, Latitude, Lovebox, Capitol Hill Block Party, and Splendour in the Grass


If you missed out on Governors Ball tickets, there is still hope! Enter our Gov Ball Giveaway for your chance to win a pair of three-day passes and a Sprayground backpack containing a festival survival kit. Next week, we'll also provide a Gov Ball Spotify playlist, a guide to the official pre- and after-parties, and more helpful pre-festival features, so stay tuned!

Have you guys been keeping up with our coverage of Secret Solstice? Well, we're debuting our guide to the new festival in the next few weeks with a Nicky Digital-curated Spotify playlist, a spotlight on local Icelandic artists that are playing SS, plus all the exclusive features in the guide itself. 

As if that's not enough, we're also bringing you an Insider's Guide to Prague, tips on using buses in Europe, and a breakdown of new DIY face paint techniques. Keep checking back this June for all of this and more!

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See Also:

Best June Music Festivals in North America
Best June Music Festivals in Europe
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