The Social Festival | 9-10 September | Event Page | Maidstone, UK
The Social is a boutique music festival showcasing the world’s greatest dance music acts in the idyllic setting of The Kent County Showground in Maidstone, Kent. It originally launched in 2013, closing the summer in style, and bringing a taste of the Balearic islands to the south east of England with a line-up of the world’s most discerning electronic music talent.
Flow Festival | 12-14 August | Event Page | Helsinki, Finland
If there’s one thing for sure – it’s the fact that Helsinki knows what’s up. Flow festival brings together a strong and varied music selection consisting of of up and coming and established artists in genres such as indie rock to jazz and from underground hip-hop to top-tier electronic music, both within the Finnish and the international scene.
Paradigm | 12-15 August | Event Page | Groningen, Netherlands
For a few days one of the most versatile and innovative 72-hour music festivals in the Netherlands will pacify thousands of patrons. Aside from the highly appreciated international house and techno artists the festival curates, the festival aims to synergize the club and festival experience into one unique experience.
Draaimolen | 17th September | Event Page | Charlotte Oord, Tilburg
Draaimolen Festival is back for another intimate closing of the festival season. As usual they present a killer line-up that is divided over three stages this year. The new stage will be hosted by powerhouse label Giegling, and this will be the only festival showcase in Holland from Giegling in 2016. All stages are surrounded by stunning nature and designed in cooperation with some great visual artists. So make sure you don’t miss out on this unique festival and join us on the 17th of September in Tilburg.
Zeezout | 3rd September | Event Page | Diemerbos, Amsterdam
Alright, to close our late summer festivals list – we’ll end it with this one. Acting as quite a new festival here in Amsterdam, Zeezout has been continuing to book an interesting array of hot talents in the scene. This year they’ve got a really nice mix of artists, being Levon Vincent, DJ Harvey, Soul Clap, Awesome Tapes From Africa, Mood II Swing, and the dark prince of the subterranean world Florian Kupfer. Set just south of the central part of Amsterdam, you’ll be tucked away into a small wooded area with multiple stages, plenty of drinks, good vibes, and a pre-emptive strike at the upcoming fall season.