Best Summer Music Festivals in-n-around Berlin!

Post by Michael W. on 12/06/2014
As any “20 something” tourist in the city will tell you: Berlin is known for its vibrant music scene. This love affair is especially apparent in the summer months, where various music festival, open airs and events leave the city sleepless. Below you can find a list of some of the best music festival taking place this year this summer in Berlin:

1. Berlin Festival (5th-7th of September) Berlin Festival takes place at the grounds of the Berlin-Tempelhof airport from September 5th-7th. The line up includes many popular acts such as: Sven Vath, Moderate and Editors (with more to be added in the coming weeks). Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased from

2. Fête de la Musique (June 21st) Although it was originally initiated in France in 1982, Fête de la Musique has now spread all around the world. The Berlin version of the Day of the Music takes place on June 21st. For the list of programs and events in and around Berlin, use the following link

3. Melt Festival (18th-20th of July) The world-renowned Melt Festival takes place on July 18-20th in Ferropolis (about an 1/5 south of Berlin). This year’s lineup includes impressive acts such as: Portishead, Four Tet and Robyn and Röyksopp. The tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased directly from the organizers website: Festival Berlin