Everyone knows that Sweden plays host to some amazing festivals. Anyone planning to visit the Scandinavian nation this year should be aware of these incredible events and plan to attend. Our list covers some of the biggest rock and metal festivals in Sweden and a host of international concerts.
Must-Attend Music Festivals In Sweden
1. Loopalooza Stockholm: This July, the Swedish capital will play host to a rock, hip-hop, indie, and dance concert. An ensemble of international acts is scheduled to perform at the beautiful Gardet, including Imagine Dragons, Post Malone, Pearl Jam, Lorde, and Meduza. 2. Wayout West: Lovers of music and film in its diverse forms will enjoy the three-day fest at Göteborg every August. Expect top musical performances, exhibitions, and festivities.
3. Sweden Rock Festival: Metal lovers will flock to the small city of Sölvesborg in June this year for the annual Sweden Rock Festival. The four-day shindig will feature over 120 acts, including Guns N Roses, Volbeat, Inflames, Megadeth, and Nightwish. This year, an interesting act to watch out for is the Swedish band, Bonafide.
The Midsummer Festival
One of the most important festivals in Sweden is the Midsummer Festival, held to welcome summertime. The event, one of the largest gatherings in the country, features dancing around maypoles, great food, bonfires, and an incredible outdoor experience. Sweden is a beautiful, fun-loving country filled with friendly locals. Their fests are a perfect embodiment of these traits.