Electronic Music Festival Guide (Coronavirus Status)

Your guide to electronic music festivals during these unprecedented times

Due to these unprecedented times we are in, Coronavirus is having a large impact on the electronic music scene. With most countries under a full lockdown, club nights, raves, and festivals seem a long way away from being restored to normality. With spring and summer being the main seasons for Festivals across Europe, we can only hope that this virus dies away before the some of the best events of the year.

In this post you will find a comprehensive list of the current statuses of the main electronic music festivals across Europe…

United Kingdom

All Points East 

London – UK – 22/05/2020
Status – Cancelled

Junction 2

London – UK – 05/06/2020
Status – Cancelled

Isle of Wight Festival

Isle of Wight – UK – 11/06/2020
Status – Cancelled

Lovebox

London – UK – 12/06/2020
Status – Cancelled

Parklife

Manchester – UK – 13/06/2020
Status – Cancelled

Glastonbury

Worthy Farm – UK – 24/06/2020
Status – Cancelled

Wilderness Festival

Cornbury Park – UK – 30/07/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Boomtown Fair

Hants – UK – 12/08/2020
Status – Cancelled

Creamfields

Daresbury – UK – 27/08/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

We Are FSTVL

London – UK – 12/09/2020
Status – Rescheduled
Comments – Rescheduled from original date of 23-24/5/20

France

Cercle Festival

Le Bourget – France – 30/05/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Nuits Sonores

Lyon – France – 22/07/2020
Status – Rescheduled
Comments – Rescheduled from original date 19-24/5/20. Currently no new information about Coronavirus as it relates to the new date

La Magnifique Society

Reims – France – 26/08/2020
Status – Cancelled

Positive Festival

Orange – France – 04/09/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Germany

World Club Dome

Frankfurt – Germany – 05/06/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “We are in an unprecedented situation that is evolving quickly, and our priority is everyone’s health and safety. Please continue to check this page for the latest essential information.”

Southside Festival

Neuhausen ob Eck – Germany – 19/06/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “We are currently assuming that the festival will take place as usual. We continue to monitor developments closely and are in close contact with the responsible authorities. If they come to the conclusion that events have to be canceled, we will of course inform you accordingly.”

Hurricane Festival

Scheesel – Germany – 19/06/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “Our team is working relentlessly to fixate the next steps, but we still need a few days for this. We will get in touch as soon as possible!”

Airbeat One Festival

Neustadt-Glewe – Germany – 08/07/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “Wir freuen uns Euch mitteilen zu können, dass wir auch weiterhin Feuer und Flamme für die diesjährige Airbeat One sind und unser gesamtes Team, alle Künstler und alle dazugehörigen Firmen mit vollem Einsatz aktiv sind, auch sind wir aus vollem Herzen in unserer gesamten Crew davon überzeugt, dass sich die Lage bis zum Juli wieder beruhigt hat und die Airbeat wie geplant stattfinden kann. … Sollte der Fall einer Absage durch die Behörden Aufgrund der Corona Lage eintreten, braucht Ihr Euch keine Sorgen zu machen, wir sind auf alle Eventualitäten vorbereitet und kommen dann mit Lösungsvorschlägen auf Euch zu.”

Melt Festival

Gräfenhainichen – Germany – 17/07/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “Of course, we’re keeping a close eye on the current situation and update you as soon as we’ve received new information. Good to know: in case of a cancellation due to an official decision in advance, you’ll receive a full refund.”

Parookaville

Weeze – Germany – 17/07/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “There is no question: The festival can only take place when it is safe for everyone! Should there be any changes or news, we will inform you immediately. Until then we are still planning PAROOKAVILLE 2020! In case of cancellation, tickets will be refunded.”

Love Family Park

Mainz – Germany – 18/07/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “Habt daher bitte Verständnis dafür, dass wir, so lange die Situation im Juli nicht eindeutig vorhersehbar ist, keine verbindliche Aussage zu Tickets oder einem Ersatztermin treffen können.”

Sea You Festival

Freiburg – Germany – 18/07/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Nature One

Kastellaun – Germany – 31/07/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “it‘s still a while to go until NATURE ONE takes place. Of course we all hope that the Corona virus-pandemic will be under control by then. We follow the situation continuously and are in exchange with all persons involved.”

Sonne Mond Sterne

Saalburg – Germany – 07/08/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “We clearly expect the Sun Moon Star 2020 to take place from August 7th to 9th as planned! … Should it happen that the risk of carrying it out this summer is too great, we of course offer the possibility to have the ticket money refunded.”

Echelon

Bad Aibling – Germany – 21/08/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

MS Dockville

Hamburg – Germany – 21/08/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “Während wir noch ausloten, was die aktuelle Situation für uns selbst als Festival bedeutet, sammeln wir hier Initiativen und Spendenaufrufe für Hamburg und darüber hinaus.”

Lollapalooza Berlin

Berlin – Germany – 05/09/2020
Status – Cancelled

Syndicate

Dortmund – Germany – 03/10/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

SEMF

Stuttgart – Germany – 12/12/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

MayDay

Dortmund – Germany – TBA
Status – Rescheduled
Comments – Rescheduled from original date of 30/4/20 to new day in October 2020 TBA

Netherlands

Defqon.1

Biddinghuizen – Netherlands – 26/06/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Awakenings

Spaarnwoude – Netherlands – 27/06/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – Tickets sold out. No information on Coronavirus

Dekmantel Festival

Amsterdam – Netherlands – 30/07/2020
Status – Cancelled

Love Land

Amsterdam – Netherlands – 08/08/2020
Status –
Comments – “…[F]or now Loveland Festival | 25YRS is scheduled as planned. The Dutch government on March 12th announced a ban of public gatherings and events with over 100 visitors. This ban is at least in place up until March 31st 2020. … This means there will be no cancellation, unless there are strict, national orders for all events by the government and the RIVM (the National Institute of Public Health).”

Mysteryland

Haarlemmermeer – Netherlands – 28/08/2020
Status – Cancelled

Amsterdam Dance Event

Amsterdam – Netherlands – 21/10/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Spain

Ultra Beach

Costa del Sol – Spain – 13/06/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Sónar

Barcelona – Spain – 18/06/2020
Status – Cancelled

Offweek Festival

Barcelona – Spain – 18/06/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Cruïlla Festival

Barcelona – Spain – 02/07/2020
Status – Likely cancelled
Comments – “Durante estos días, el Cruïlla vive en todas las casas. Estamos aquí para acercar la cultura a tu casa pero, sobre todo, para que nos cuentes qué estás escuchando, viendo y leyendo. Mientras no podamos bailar juntos, también estamos aquí para que nos cuentes todo lo que te preocupa y, sobre todo, para que compartas todo lo que te enamora.” Organisers have explained that the festival almost certainly will not go ahead, formal cancellation for force majeure reasons will however require the Spanish government to extend the lockdown measures to the date of the festival.

Mad Cool Festival

Madrid – Spain – 08/07/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Barcelona Beach Festival

Barcelona – Spain – 11/07/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Dreambeach Festival

Villaricos-Palomares – Spain – 05/08/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Primavera Sound

Barcelona – Spain – 26/08/2020
Status – Rescheduled
Comments – Rescheduled from original date 3-7/6/20. “… we are forced to postpone the upcoming edition of Primavera Sound Barcelona for reasons of force majeure known to us all.”

DGTL Barcelona

Barcelona – Spain – 04/09/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Parallel Festival

Barcelona – Spain – 04/09/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Austria

FM4 Frequency

St. Pölten – Austria – 20/08/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “We will of course keep an eye on all current developments regarding COVID-19 and keep you posted.”

Donauinselfest

Vienna – Austria – 18/09/2020
Status – Rescheduled
Comments – Rescheduled from original date 26-28/6/20. Currently no new information about Coronavirus as it relates to the new date

Belgium

Extrema Outdoor

Houthalen-Helchteren – Belgium – 29/05/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “Tickets purchased for this year’s edition of Extrema will be valid for next year.”

Rock Werchter

Werchter – Belgium – 02/07/2020
Status – Cancelled

Dour Festival

Dour – Belgium – 15/07/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “On the 4th of May, after we finalise procedures with our official ticket office partners, we will communicate to you all the necessary information to valid 2020 ticket holders.”

Tomorrowland Beglium weekend 1

Boom – Belgium – 17/07/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “We sincerely hope we will be able to celebrate love, unity, and friendship with all of you this summer. … Please visit tomorrowland.com, where we will keep you updated with open communication about Tomorrowland as best as we can in these uncertain times.”

Tomorrowland Beglium weekend 2

Boom – Belgium – 24/07/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “We sincerely hope we will be able to celebrate love, unity, and friendship with all of you this summer. … Please visit tomorrowland.com, where we will keep you updated with open communication about Tomorrowland as best as we can in these uncertain times.”

The Qontinent

Wachtebeke – Belgium – 07/08/2020
Status – Cancelled
Comments – “If you have already bought a ticket or accommodation for The Qontinent, you will receive a personal email at the beginning of May containing more details about the relocation of The Qontinent by means of a voucher (conditions are observed). This voucher will represent the total value of your purchases and can be redeemed for the edition of The Qontinent in 2021 or 2022 or for more products of your choice in the festival’s ticket shop (launch is scheduled for early 2021).”

Croatia

Hideout Festival

Zrce Beach – Croatia – 21/06/2020
Status – Cancelled

Ultra Europe

Split – Croatia – 10/07/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – No information on Coronavirus

Outlook

Tisno – Croatia – 30/07/2020
Status – Cancelled

Dimensions

Tisno – Croatia – 13/08/2020
Status – Cancelled

Sonus

Pag Island – Croatia – 16/08/2020
Status – Scheduled
Comments – “With over four months to go, we are working hard to deliver Sonus Festival 2020 as planned on 16th to 20th August 2020. Whilst we very much hope things will have returned to normal, it’s difficult to predict how the situation will unfold.”

 

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