GDD™ European Festival Guide

Friday 24th – Sunday 26th June 2011
Pilton, Somerset, UK
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The UK’s most extensive performing arts festival, Glastonbury attracts a mass influx of music enthusiasts from all over the world. The festival’s the stuff of legend, and  until a few years ago people used to be able to jump the fence. Now, security’s super tight, to the point where people also have to register for tickets more than 6 months in advance. Needless to say with these measures in operation, the festival sells out faster than you can say “Coachella”, but if you weren’t one of the lucky ones to land passes to this year’s festival, at least your aware of the procedure for next year. Check out the Glasto site for more details.

EDM lineup includes:
Friday: Metronomy • Chase & Status • Gonjasufi • DJ Shadow • Crystal Castles • Caribou • Fatboy Slim • Carl Cox • Katy B • Fenech Soler • Annie Mac • Erol Alkan • James Holden • Jamie XX • Sbtrkt (live) • Robert Babicz • Netsky • Maya Jane Coles • Julio Bashmore • Ms Dynamite • Trolley Snatcha • Subb-an • Soul Clap • Tensnake • Greg Wilson • Floating Points • Starsmith • Nero • Digital Soundboy Soundsystem • Flux Pavillion • Seth Troxler • Jamie Jones • Damian Lazarus • Bonobo • Mount Kimbie • Appleblim • 2 Bears • Southern Fried Mobile Disco + More TBA

Saturday: The Chemical Brothers • Friendly Fires • Nicolas Jaar (live) • James Blake • John Digweed • Sander Kleinenberg • Yousef • Zinc • Krafty Kuts • Crazy P Soundsystem • DJ Vadim • Dub Pistols • Gold Panda • Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs + More TBA

Sunday: Pendulum • Hercules & Love Affair • Jamie Woon • Pete Tong • Steve Lawler • Claude VonStroke • Azari & III • Funkagenda B2B Chris Lake • Mark Knight • Subfocus • DJ Fresh • Caspa & Rod Azlan • Skream & Benga • Joker • Metronomy • Plump DJs • Pretty Lights • The Nextmen • London Elektricity + More TBA

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19 Responses to GDD™ European Festival Guide

  1. DaveO says:

    thanks for this, I had to miss the Chemical Brothers at Coachella and hope to make up for it this summer while vacationing in Europe. I’m thinking Wireless Fest?

  2. Sam Hiller says:

    Haha nice article photo guys 😉

  3. Charlene P says:

    You guys forgot about Glastonbury Festival in the UK!! It’s an amazing production, think Coachella on crack.

  4. We’re dj’ing at Outlook again this year! It’s the absolute dog’s bollocks.

  5. Josh says:

    what about tomorrowland??

  6. SweetFA says:

    Josh, I completely forgot about Tomorrowland, cheers for the heads up

  7. SweetFA says:

    So I’ve been hearing from Dash. That’s awesome, kill it lads

  8. Mathias says:

    You forgot about Pukkelpop in Belgium. First names came online today 😉

  9. Don’t forget about the Urban Art Forms and the Beatpatrol in Austria

  10. C-Mo says:

    U got the Hideout festival but check out Zrce on the island of Pag in Croatia… cant go wrong

  11. Martin Theo says:

    I made many European festivals and a road trip through Europe in 2009 took me in Hungary and to Sziget festival.

    It was amazing! The festival is in the heart of Budapest on an island on the middle of river Danube, creating a special atmosphere with the unique mixture of party, city and nature.

    It is the longest festival, 7 days of music, cultural programs and exhibitions. But it is also the largest with 400,000 persons from everywhere in the world and the most diverse line up, you will find what you like in every hour of the day on one of the 30 stages of the Island.

    You add a huge Party Arena and some parties places with several DJs 24h/7, cheap drinks and food.

    I finished this experience in one of the bath of the city on Monday afternoon after few days without sleeping.

    A week of madness, i didn’t believe what I was living!

    Live it, you will enjoy it!

    If you want to have an idea, watch that!

  12. Cheers for the heads up, it’s now been added :)

  13. I’ll check it out. Good looking out

  14. Thanks for sharing – Sziget sounds awesome. Keep those festival tales coming!

  15. CaliToMunich says:

    I would hate for this to get out since it’s so clutch but you never mentioned Kazantip. It’s in Popovka, Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine. Here’s a website to it:

    Here’s a documentary [NSFW] by VBS on it

  16. CaliToMunich says:

    Also, Rock im Park and Rock am Ring. Not really Electric type music but Deadmau5 will be there on June 3

  17. Emilio says:

    Small mistake for Pukkelpop:
    “EDM Lineup includes:”
    It’s Thursday, Friday and Saturday

    But thx for sharing!

  18. Max says:

    Distortion in Copenhagen is also really great! It’s too late now but prehaps for next year!

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