Festival Outlook update: Sonisphere Festivals, Rock Ness, Camp Bestival


Consequence of Sound‘s Festival Outlook is an online database featuring the latest news, rumors, and ticket information for the world’s many music festivals. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to keep up with everything. So, this is where our weekly recap feature comes in.

This week brings lineup announcements for a number of UK and European festivals, including Sonisphere Spain and Finland, Rock Ness, Camp Bestival, Rock Ness, Exit Festival, Benicàssim Festival, and Tomorrowland.

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Benicàssim Festival:

When/Where: July 12-15th in in Benicàssim, Spain

Who’s New: New Order, The Horrors, Crystal Castles, Example, Katy B, and Spector

Who Else Is Playing: The Stone Roses, Florence and the Machine, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, and The Vaccines, with many more acts to be announced

Tickets: Four-day passes are now on sale via the festival’s website.

Camp Bestival:

When/Where: July 26-29th in Dorset, England

Who’s Playing: Hot Chip, Earth Wind & Fire, Kool & the Gang, Little Dragon, Frankie Rose, Spector, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, and more

Tickets: Festivals are now on sale via the festival’s website.

Exit Festival:

When/Where: July 12-15th in Novi Sad, Serbia

Who’s Playing: New Order, Buraka Som Sistema, and Luciano, with more acts to be announced

Tickets: Three-day and camping passes are now on sale via SeeTickets.

Rock Ness:

When/Where: June 8-10th in Loch Ness, Scotland

Who’s Playing: Mumford and Sons, Justice, Deadmau5, Azealia Banks, Busy P, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Beardyman, Death In Vegas, Noah and the Whale, and Metronomy, with man more acts to be announced

Tickets: Weekend and VIP passes are now on sale via SeeTickets.

Sonisphere Finland:

When/Where: June 4th in Helsinki, Finland

Who’s Playing: Metallica (performing The Black Album), Machine Head, Ghost, Gojira, and Amorphis

Tickets: Festival passes are now on sale via the festival’s website.

Sonisphere Spain:

When/Where: May 25-26th in Madrid, Spain

Who’s Playing: Metallica (performing The Black Album), Soundgarden, Slayer, Mastodon, Kyuss Lives!, Ghost, Clutch, Children of Bodom, Skindred, Orange Goblin, and more

Tickets: Festival passes are now on sale via the festival’s website.


When/Where: July 27-29th in Antwerp, Belgium

Who’s Playing: Fatboy Slim, David Guetta, John Digweed, Avicii, Friction, Jamie Jones, and Alesso, with more acts to be announced

Tickets: TBA