In 2023, Europe's rock festivals will continue to offer an electrifying and diverse lineup of bands, attracting music enthusiasts from all over the world. These festivals provide a platform for both established and emerging rock artists to showcase their talent, while offering a memorable experience for attendees.
From the heavy riffs of metal to the melodic tunes of alternative rock, these festivals provide a platform for rock music enthusiasts to come together and celebrate their passion for this powerful genre. Here are 20 rock festivals in Europe, along with their locations, countries, start months, and ticket prices:
Download Festival - Donington Park, United Kingdom (June) - Ticket prices vary depending on the package, starting from £185.
Rock am Ring - Nürburgring, Germany (June) - Weekend tickets start at €209.
Rock im Park - Zeppelinfeld, Germany (June) - Weekend tickets start at €209.
Hellfest - Clisson, France (June) - Three-day passes start at €199.
Roskilde Festival - Roskilde, Denmark (June) - Festival passes start at DKK 2,200.
Graspop Metal Meeting - Dessel, Belgium (June) - Ticket prices range from €105 to €275.
Wacken Open Air - Wacken, Germany (July) - Tickets are usually sold out, with prices around €240.
Nova Rock Festival - Nickelsdorf, Austria (June) - Festival passes start at €179.
Rock Werchter - Werchter, Belgium (June) - Festival passes start at €243.
Sweden Rock Festival - Sölvesborg, Sweden (June) - Four-day tickets start at SEK 2995.
Download Festival Spain - Madrid, Spain (June) - Ticket prices vary depending on the package, starting from €175.
Metallica: Firenze Rocks - Florence, Italy (June) - Ticket prices start at €89.
Tuska Open Air Metal Festival - Helsinki, Finland (June) - Weekend tickets start at €145.
Rock Fest Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain (July) - Tickets range from €130 to €400.
Hell & Heaven Metal Fest - Mexico City, Mexico (June) - General admission tickets start at MXN 980.
Copenhell - Copenhagen, Denmark (June) - Four-day tickets start at DKK 1695.
Rock for People - Hradec Králové, Czech Republic (June) - Four-day tickets start at CZK 1650.
Resurrection Fest - Viveiro, Spain (July) - Four-day tickets start at €150.
MetalDays - Tolmin, Slovenia (July) - Festival passes start at €195.
Bloodstock Open Air - Walton-on-Trent, United Kingdom (August) - Tickets range from £155 to £395.
Please note that ticket prices and availability may vary, and it's always recommended to check the official websites of these festivals for the most up-to-date information.