Forty Advisor: Summer 2020's Best Festivals

We give you our rundown of the top festivals in the UK and Europe. There's some incredible lineups we can hardly decide which ones to attend!

Riverside Festival Glasgow

It’s a known fact that we here at Forty are massive fans of Riverside festival and this year’s lineup has got us really excited!  With a great mix of local talent alongside global heavyweights Riverside brings a diverse lineup with something for everyone. We’re particlulary thrilled about Floating Points live Scottish debut and Disclosure’s return to Scotland.

Defected Croatia

Is there anything better than a festival in the sun, dancing to your favourite artists without a care in the world? Defected Croatia has it all with a stellar lineup filled with some of the top DJ’s worldwide from Armand Van Helden, Honey Dijon and Eats Everything. Coming into their fifth year of the 6 day festival, Simon Dunmore has built something truly incredible which cannot be missed. 

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Lovebox London

Every year the Lovebox lineup gets better and better and this year they have truly excelled. Bringing a superb mix of talent to London’s Gunnersby Park with sets from Peggy Gou, Chase and Status and Folamour here s something to please everyone. Bound to be a party Lovebox is one of our top choices for festivals this summer. 

Parklife Manchester

Over the last few years Parklife has cemented itself as one of the best UK festivals on offer. With their diverse and eclectic lineups which attract some of the biggest acts worldwide this Manchester based festival brings together music lovers of all genres from techno to grime to R&B. This years lineup delivers on a major level with the likes of Carl Cox and Bicep playing throughout the weekend. 

Dekmantel Amsterdam

Known worldwide as one of the top musics festivals Dekmantel has solidified itself as a dance music utopia where people from all over the world come to visit. Famed for their boisterous sound systems and transcendent visuals Dekmantel is not only a festival but an experiential event. With a mix of renowned DJ’s, up and coming talent and newcomers alike Dekmantel is the place where you will most likely find your new faviourite artist.