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From huge rock shows, to pop parties and bands by the sea – when it comes to festivals, you’re spoilt for choice in Europe!

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Here’s our full roundup of the best music festivals this summer.  
See you down the front!

Choose your destination: Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom

 

Belgium

Rock Werchter 2019

Genre: Electronic, Hip-Hop, Rock, Multi-Genre
When:  27-30 June 2019
Where: Werchter

If you’re a fan of Reading & Leeds festival, then this four-day party is the one for you! Regularly selling out, it boasts a fantastic selection of popular international artists, national crowd-pleasers and local Belgian acts, all rounded off by a spectacular firework show at the end. As the beer is not too bad either, Rock Werchter is likely to be a firm festival favorite for this summer!

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Line-up highlights:
Pink, The Cure, Florence + The Machine, Kylie Minogue, Tool, Muse, Paul Kalkbrenner, Mumford & Sons, Vance Joy, Bang Bang Romeo, Bring Me The Horizon, Years & Years, Nothing But Thieves, The Blaze, Miles Kane, Yungblud

 

 

 

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Pukkelpop 2019

Genre: Alternative, Electronic, Rock, Multi-Genre
When: 15-18 August 2019
Where: Hasselt

Almost 35 years on from its first appearance as a small, one-day festival, Pukkelpop has grown into one of Europe’s most respected music shows. With a program offering a range of styles such as rock, electronic, dance, pop, punk and heavy metal, Pukkelpop prides itself on veering away from the mainstream, offering line-ups of trendsetters as opposed to chart toppers. Fun fact: “pukkel” is a Dutch word for “pimple”.

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Line-up highlights:
Twenty One Pilots, Billie Eilish, Pennywise, Tame Impala, The National, Post Malone, Prophets of Rage, Royal Blood, Amelie Lens, Jorja Smith, Jon Hopkins (live), Anne-Marie, Eels, Franz Ferdinand, James Blake, Good Charlotte, Jauz, Martin Solveig, Stormzy, The Streets, Sam Paganini

 

 

 

Croatia

Hideout Festival 2019

Genre: Electronic, House, Techno
When: 1-5 July 2019
Where: Novalja, Pag

if pulsing beats, an electric atmosphere and shining lights are what gets you up and dancing all night, then the Hideout Festival is an absolute must-go! Held at the beginning of July on Zrce Beach, world-renowned performers will bring you shows of a lifetime. Kick off your summer with some legendary, sun-kissed boat parties around the gorgeous island of Pag and save on your trip with ISIC!

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Line-up highlights:
Alan Fitzpatrick, Amine Edge & Dance, Andrea Oliva, Artwork, Ben Sterling, Bicep [DJ set], CamelPhat, Charlie Sloth, Charlotte de Witte, Hybrid Minds, Jamie Duggan, Jamie Jones, Klose One, Krystal Klear, Latmun, Problem Central, Gerd Janson, Gorgon City, Hammer, Heidi, Jax Jones, Kettama

 

 

 

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Sonus Festival 2019

Genre: Electronic, House, Techno
When: 18-22 August 2019
Where: Novalja, Pag

Hosted on Zrce Beach, on the beautiful island of Pag, Sonus is a 5-day techno marathon combining the underground heroes of electronic music with stunning views. Considered a must-attend event worldwide, it boasts over 60 artists playing in three open-air clubs. As the performances don’t pick up again until late evening, make sure to enjoy the multitude of pre- and after parties, but also dip your toes into the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea.

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Line-up highlights:
Adriatique, Boris Brejcha, Chris Liebing, Daniel Avery, Dax J, Henrik Schwarz [live], I Hate Models, Jamie Jones, Kobosil, Kölsch, Luigi Madonna, Maceo Plex, Magdalena, Marco Carola, Ricardo Villalobos, Seth Troxler, SHDW & Obscure Shape, Solomun, Sonja Moonear, Voigtmann, Zip

 

 

Czech Republic

Colours of Ostrava 2019

Genre: Electronic, Indie, Pop, Rock
When: 17-20 July 2019
Where: Ostrava

Since its debut in 2002, Colours of Ostrava has developed an enviable reputation for hugely impressive line-ups that regularly feature some of the world’s biggest music stars. Held on the site of the city’s former mines, smelters and ironworks, the festival offers an unrivaled selection of indie, pop and rock shows, complemented by a program full of films, discussions, workshops and theatre performances.

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Line-up highlights:
The Cure, Florence + the Machine, Rag’n’Bone Man, Years and Years, Mogwai, John Butler Trio, Richie Hawtin – CLOSE, Rosalia, Xavier Rudd, Mariza, Tom Walker, Calypso Rose, Tank and the Bangas, Kronos Quartet, Lewis Capaldi, ZAZ, Nicola Cruz, Lola Marsh, Amber Run, Manu Delago

 

 

 

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Rock for People 2019

Genre: Heavy Metal, Punk, Rock
When: 4-6 July 2019
Where: Hradec Králové

An old, unused airport east of Prague annually becomes home to a stand-out highlight of Europe’s summer music calendar.  Thousands of festivalgoers rock out to Rock for People for the three-day music extravaganza – and the line-up news is already trickling in with the announcement of Franz Ferdinand and IDLES! Celebrating everything from heavy metal to punk, RFP also organizes workshops, debates and all kinds of activities, making it a great place for fans of all music styles and ages.

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Line-up highlights:
Bring Me The Horizon, Rudimental (live), Franz Ferdinand, Kodaline, Flogging Molly, The Subways, Our Last Night, The Amity Affliction, Don Broco, Eisbreche,r Vypsaná Fixa + PKF – Prague Philharmonia, Pale Waves, IDLES, SWMRS, Infected Rain, Tom Grennan, Mig 21, Cocotte Minute

 

 

 

Denmark

Distortion 2019

Genre: Electronic, House, Techno
When: 29 May – 2 June 2019
Where: Copenhagen

Every year over 100,000 revelers are expected to flock to the Danish capital for a three-day party-extravaganza! Since 1998, Distortion has been pushing the limits of street life, with music stages literally set in every alley of Copenhagen’s coolest hoods. Diverse styles and atmospheres perfectly blend in what has been described as “orchestrated chaos”.

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Line-up highlights:
070 Shake Adana Twins, Bette, Channel Tres, Dekmantel Soundsystem, DJ Tennis, First Hate, Flexlikekev, Hunee, I Hate Models, Jayda G, Josephin Bovién, KiNK [live], Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Max Abysmal, Nadia Rose, Rico Nasty, Sassy J, Soleima, Young Marco

 

France

Rock en Seine 2019

Genre: Multi-Genre
When: 23-25 August 2019
Where: Paris

Usually billed as the French answer to Glastonbury, major international bands play every summer in the stunning backdrop of Domaine National de Saint-Cloud, alongside some of the freshest talents of tomorrow. Just a stone’s throw away from Paris, this three-dayer is likely to earn its place on the calendar of many music fans across Europe.

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Line-up highlights:
The Cure, Balthazar, Eels, Johnny Marr, KOMPROMAT, Major Lazer, Jorja Smith, Alpha Wann, Jungle, Louis Cole Big Band, Polo & Pan, Aphex Twin, Foals, Royal Blood, Agar Agar, Bring Me The Horizon, Sharon Van Etten, Clairo, Deerhunter

 

Germany

Melt Festival 2019

Genre: Electronic, Pop, Rock
When: 19-21 July 2019
Where: Gräfenhainichen

Melt is many people’s favorite festival for a number of reasons: the unique setting of Ferropolis (“The City of Iron”), a former coal mine surrounded by Lake Gremmin, its genre-varied bookings creating an equally diverse crowd and energy, and stages known as the “Sleepless Floor”, running non-stop until the very end. Expect to lose track of time!

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Line-up highlights:
Jorja Smith, Modeselektor [live], RIN, Virgil Abloh, Stephan Bodzin [live], HVOB, Helena Hauff, Honey Dijon, Kobosil, Job Jobse, Sudan Archives, Giant Rooks, Elderbrook, Oshun, Alison Swing, Ama Lou, Auntie Flo, Benjiflow, Cari Cari, Cashu, Die Achse, Dr. Rubinstein B2B Tijana T

 

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Lollapalooza Berlin 2019

Genre: Electronic, Pop, Rock, Multi-genre
When: 7-8 September 2019
Where: Berlin

After years of partying in the US and in South America, in 2015 Lollapalooza’s swirling lollypop of music finally claimed a new ground in one of the greatest cities in Europe: Berlin. Despite the change of location, this German hosted giant festival will stay true to its eclectic philosophy, boasting a hard-to-match program including GRAMMY-nominated EDM group Swedish House Mafia and GRAMMY-winning rock bands Kings of Leon and Twenty One Pilots – to name but a few!

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Line-up highlights:
Kings Of Leon, Swedish House Mafia, Twenty One Pilots, Kraftklub, Martin Garrix, Khalid, Billie Eilish, Underworld, 6lack, Hozier, Olli Schulz, Scooter, Don Diablo, Alan Walker, UFO361, Bausa, Dendemann, Parcels, Princess Nokia, Courtney Barnett, Rex Orange County, Sigrid, Dean Lewis

 

Hungary

Sziget Festival

Genre: Alternative, Indie, Multi-genre
When: 7-13 August 2019
Where: Budapest

What began as a small festival in 1993 has grown to Europe’s answer to Burning Man, elevating the musical experience with a unique and unparalleled cultural space. With hundreds of artistic performances on offer, Sziget Festival is much more than only music: dance stages, contemporary circus shows, a cinema, sporting events, and even a beach where you can take a refreshing dip in the Danube are some of its unique features.

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Line-up highlights:
Ed Sheeran, The 1975, Richard Ashcroft, Franz Ferdinand, Foo Fighters, Twenty One Pilots, Idles, Florence + the Machine, Catfish and The Bottlemen, The National, James Blake, Son Lux, Martin Garrix, Tove Lo, Yeasayer

 

Italy

Nameless Music Festival

Genre: EDM, Electronic
When: 7-9 June 2019
Where: Barzio

Rather than in an inner-city warehouse or sports stadium, the festival that is quickly becoming the reference point for the Italian EDM music scene, is held amidst the mountains overlooking Lake Como. With Armin van Buuren, Afrojack and Axwell Λ Ingrosso gracing its stages in the past editions, its line-up is consistently packed with the biggest names from mainstream dance music.

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Line-up highlights:
Alison Wonderland, Steve Aoki, Cat Dealers, Gammer, K?D, Luchè, MK, Chille Lauro, Ernia, Carl Brave, Purple Disco Machine, Tensnake, Will Clarke

 

Netherlands

Awakenings 2019

Genre: Electronic, House, Techno
When: 29-30 June 2019
Where: Spaarnwoude

Jam-packed with literally every DJ that matters – fans of techno, house and good times will love Awakenings. Over 100 acts will descend in the scenic forest setting of Spaarnwoude, just outside Amsterdam, to play the best in electronic music over two days.
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Line-up highlights:
Adam Beyer, Amelie Lens, Charlotte de Witte, J. Fernandes, Nina Kraviz, Ø [Phase], Pan-Pot, Patrice Bäumel, Paula Temple, Raresh, Rebekah, Reinier Zonneveld, Ricardo Villalobos, Richie Hawtin, Rødhåd, Sam Paganini, Sandrien, Shlømo, Sonja Moonear, Spokenn (Ferro & Reiss), Sven Väth

 

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Lowlands 2019

Genre: Electronic, Hip-Hop, Pop, Rock, Multi-Genre
When: 16-18 August 2019
Where: Biddinghuizen

Dozens of restaurants from all corners of the earth, a barber’s shop, sport facilities, a wellness village, a local radio station, a daily newspaper (Dutch only) and, last but not least: 250 acts offering only the best in alternative music, film, theatre, comedy, visual arts, literature and science. This is Lowlands!

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Line-up highlights:
Twenty One Pilots, The Prodigy, Jorja Smith, New Order, Idles, Franz Ferdinand, Tame Impala, The National, Royal Blood, A$AP Rocky, The Good, The Bad & The Queen, Jon Hopkins, The Streets, Thomas Azier, Weval, Ronnie Flex & Deuxperience, Agoria [live], Antal, Denis Sulta

 

Mysteryland 2019

Genre: Electronic, House, Techno
When: 23-25 August 2019
Where: Amsterdam

Renowned for its creativity and musical diversity, covering pretty much all flavors within the spectrum of electronic music – from its very core to the outer fringes – Mysteryland is certainly one of the highlights of Amsterdam’s festival agenda. Every year it transforms a patch of land nearby the capital into a magical place with themed stages, open fields, food courts and chill out spaces.

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Line-up highlights:
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Martin Garrix, Sven Vath, Diplo, Dave Clarke, Solardo, Wildstylez, Brennan Herat, Paul Van Dyk, Alison Wonderland, Nicky Romero, Vini Vici

 

Portugal

NOS Alive’19

Genre: Alternative, Electronic, Indie, Pop, Rock, Multi-Genre
When: 11-13 July 2019
Where: Lisbon

Under the sun of Lisbon, NOS Alive delivers some great indie, rock and alternative music performances, complemented by a wide variety of great food and spaces dedicated to urban art, using recycled materials. Artfully become one of Europe’s more appealing festivals, NOS Alive will guarantee some goosebumps with a big-name stuffed line-up ranging from The Cure and Bon Iver to Vampire Weekend and other local faves! If the fantastic program isn’t enough for you, the festival is just a short distance from Lisbon’s buzzing nightlife.

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Line-up highlights:
The Cure, Ornatos Violeta, Weezer, Linda Martini, The Chemical Brothers, Robyn, Jorja Smith, Bon Iver, Sharon Van Etten, Xavier Rudd, Hot Chip, Honne, Loyle Carner, Maribou State, Emicida, Stereossauro, Vampire Weekend, IZAL, Thom Yorke, The Smashing Pumpkins

 

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Super Bock Super Rock 2019

Genre: Indie, Pop, Rock
When: 18-20 July 2019
Where: Meco Beach (South of Lisbon)

For its 25th anniversary Super Bock Super Rock is trading the capital’s city center for the seaside location of Meco Beach. With headliners Lana Del Rey and The 1975 topping a quality bill that includes Charlotte Gainsbourg and Metronomy, amid this backdrop, revellers can definitely enjoy shows of a lifetime! Soak up views across the ocean before heading to some of the summer’s top musical stages – and save with ISIC!

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Line-up highlights:
Lana del Rey, Migos, Christine and the Queens, The 1975, Metronomy, Kaytranada, Cat Power, Branko, Glockenwise, Shame, FKJ, Conjunto Corona, Calexico and Iron & Wine, Galgo, Ezra Collective, Branko, Sallim, Jingle

 

MEO Sudoeste 2019

Genre: EDM, Electronic, Pop, Urban, Multi-Genre
When: 6-10 August 2019
Where: Zambujeira do Mar (Odemira)

This 5-day sun-fueled event on the Alentejo coast is all about celebrating the best in music. In addition to the numerous legends that have graced its stages over the last years – Jamiroquai, Calvin Harris and David Guetta to name but a few – the festival’s programming also extends into pop, hip-hop, RnB, disco, house and more, with the likes of Anitta, Jimmy Trumpet and Steve Aoki.
Wait no longer! Combine beach relaxation with some energy-packed sets!

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Line-up highlights:
Anitta, Timmy Trumpet, Steva Aoki, Post Malone, BLACK, Jimmy P, Russ, Vitor Kley, Carolina Deslandes + more artists to be announced

 

Spain

Bilbao BBK Live

Genre: Alternative, Electronic, Indie, Pop, Rock, Multi-Genre
When: 11-13 July 2019
Where: Bilbao

Weezer, The Strokes, Idles and Thom Yorke are just a few of the names that will touch down in Spain, joining a bill bustling with international and local talent. The festival will return to Kobetamendi Mountain, in the enchanting Basque woodland, offering up a picturesque backdrop to accompany the musical program. With a reputation for friendlier crowds and longer sets, BBK Live is a sure-fire way to get your summer off to a colourful start!

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Line-up highlights:
The Strokes, Liam Gallagher, Thom Yorke, Modeselektor [live], Nils Frahm, Vetusta Morla, John Grant, Nicola Cruz [live], Sleaford Mods, Yaeji, The Voidz, Baiuca, Belatz, Derby Motoreta’s Burrito Kachimba, Erabatera, Ider, Las Ligas Menores, Mr. K, Ms Nina, The Psychotic Monks, Honey

 

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FIB: Festival Internacional de Benicàssim

Genre: Indie, Rock, Multi-Genre
When: 18-21 July 2019
Where: Castellón

Taking place on the coast between Valencia and Barcelona, FIB is a 4-day multi-genre festival that has become an annual pilgrimage for thousands of music fans around the world. With the show not starting until the evening, the days are freed up to relax on the beach or explore the surroundings.
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Line-up highlights:
Kings Of Leon, Lana Del Rey, Fatboy Slim, The 1975, Franz Ferdinand, George Ezra, Jess Glynne, Kodaline, La M.O.D.A, Blossoms, Gerry Cinnamon, You Me At Six, Gorgon City [live], Octavian, Ezra Furman, Yellow Days, Carolina Durante, Belako, DJ Seinfeld, Superorganism

 

Mad Cool Festival

Genre: Indie, Rock, Multi-Genre
When: 11-13 July 2019
Where: Madrid

The Chemical Brothers, Iggy Pop, Bon Iver, Smashing Pumpkins just to name a few: attracting huge names covering up pretty much everything from rock to indie, Mad Cool has quickly earned its place on the calendar of many music fans across the world.
With a top-quality line-up, complemented by incredible food and a buzzing atmosphere, the festival is certainly a firm favorite for this summer!

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Line-up highlights:
Bon Iver, Vampire Weekend, The Chemical Brothers, Disclosure [DJ set], Iggy Pop, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Tash Sultana, The Hives, Kaytranada, H.E.R., La Dispute, Charlotte de The Smashing Pumpkins, Vetusta Morla, Eric Prydz, Vince Staples, Sharon Van Etten, The Cure

 

Primavera Sound Festival

Genre: Alternative, Electronic, Indie
When: 30 May – 1 June 2019
Where: Barcelona

Starting life in 2011, Primavera Sound certainly doesn’t rest on its laurels. Constantly on the look-out for innovation and new inspiration, the event also hosts visual art exhibitions, record fairs and gastronomical delights. Its seaside location makes it the ideal spot to celebrate the arrival of summer with a wonderful blend of sunbathing and music. Wait no longer, party away those early summer nights with ISIC!

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Line-up highlights:
Erykah Badu, Future, Interpol, FKA Twigs, J Balvin, Nas, Mac DeMarco, Christine and the Queens, Courtney Barnett, Charli XCX, Guided By Voices, Nina Kraviz, Danny Brown, Sigrid, Apparat [live], Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Carcass, Yaej, Empress Of, Tame Impala, Solange, Cardi B, Rosalia

 

Rototom Sunsplash Festival

Genre: Afrobeat, Reggae
When: 16-22 August 2019
Where: Benicássim

Every summer thousands of people descend on the coast town of Benicássim, practically pouring onto one of the world’s best spots for reggae music. Launched 25 years ago and named after the Jamaican Reggae Sunsplash, Rototom Benicássim boasts an impressive program with retro- and current ska, dub, contemporary dancehall, afro-beat and many other performers.

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Line-up highlights:
Ziggy Marley, Chronixx, Busy Signal, Queen Ifrica, Israel Vibration, Marcia Griffiths, Brinsley Forde & Dennis Bovell, L’Entourloop ft. Troy Berkley & N’Zeng, Iseo & Dodosound, Naâman, O.B.F & A1 Crew ft. Charlie P / Sr. Wilson / Shanty D, New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble, Lila Iké

 

United Kingdom

Isle of Wight Festival

Genre: Indie, Rock
When:  13-16 June 2019
Where: Seaclose Park, Isle of Wight

The modern-day Isle of Wight festival is a far cry from the hippy love-in of 1968. Still, it pulls in top names from around the world and is definitely set to kick off the UK festival scene in great style.
“It’s going to be brilliant to return to the beautiful Isle and play those new songs to an audience that has now heard the record”, chart-topping British singer-songwriter George Ezra declared, “I’m extremely flattered to have been asked to headline and can’t wait to get up and play. See you soon!”

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Line-up highlights:
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Courteeners, Lily Allen, James, Gerry Cinnamon, DMA’s, Wild Front, George Ezra, Fatboy Slim, Bastille, Anne-Marie, Rick Astley, KT Tunstall, Biffy Clyro, Richard Ashcroft, Jess Glynne, Madness, Sigrid, Tom Walker

 

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Lovebox Festival

Genre: Multi-Genre
When: 12-13 July 2019
Where: Gunnersbury Park, London

Launched in 2002 from a box of records and a pack of heart-shaped post-its, Lovebox has grown into one of London’s most prominent music festivals, and always has a promising line-up with many hard to beat acts performing. Despite starting out as predominantly a dance event, Lovebox has since expanded to include a variety of musical genres – from hip hop to indie, rock, grime and pop. Plus, a good amount of great food and drinks!

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Line-up highlights:
Solange, Loyle Carner, Kaytranada, Solomun, Cypress Hill perform Black Sunday, Guy Gerber/ Green Velvet/ Fisher/ FKJ/ Slowthai/ Children of Zeus/ Adriatique/ Mason Maynard, Eli Brown, Chance the Rapper, Four Tet, Brockhampton, H.E.R., Action Bronson, Annie Mac, Patrick Topping