Upcoming Hip-Hop Festivals You Didn't Know About

Summer is finally here, we all know what that means... It's time for the hip-hop festivals to commence, it's time to let loose and enjoy. Whether a vacation off work or studies, shut down your laptops pack away your books because festival season is here.

Since the beginning of festivals back to the 6th century in Ancient Greece, the human race has been partying hard. It is only right that we continue this tradition, and bring to you the hottest upcoming Europe and US hip-hop festivals. Featuring the biggest names including, Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Travis Scott, Wiz Khalifa and many more. Our list includes an almost endless amount of opportunities to see some of the biggest stars live as they appear various times around the world. If you are planning on joining the festival culture this summer, check out the best festival shoes to keep you comfortable and looking stylish throughout the festival season.  Without further ado let's dive right into all the unmissable hip-hop festivals of this summer.

Hip-Hop Festivals In The US

Firstly we will dive into the most iconic upcoming Hip-Hop Festivals in the US



Over 8 stages and 170 performers, Lollapalooza is a festival of endless superstars.

Location: Grant Park, Chicago

From: 1-4 of August ( 11AM - 10PM)

Featuring: Childish Gambino, 21 Savage, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill and many more.

Get Tickets Now: Lollapalooza




150+ artists and 10+ Stages, with performances that go own all night long, don't miss out on this endless entertainment.

Location: Great Stage Park, Tennesse

From: 13 - 16 of June, 2019 

Featuring: Post Malone, Cardi B, and Childish Gambino

Get Tickets Now: Bonnaroo


2019 Greatest Day Ever


Location: Coney Island, New York

From: 13 - 14 of July, 2019 

Featuring: Pusha T, Carnage, Lil Baby.

Get Tickets Now: The Greatest Day Ever


Hard Summer Rap Festival 2019


One of the many Hard festivals this summer, synonymous with larger-than-life artists, and stunning productions.

Location: Fontana, California

From: 3 - 4 August, 2019 

Featuring: Kid Cudi, Sheck Wes, Juice World, Gunna, Soulja Boy.

Get Tickets Now: Hardfest


Made In America Festival


Location: Philadelphia

From: 31 August - 1st September 2019

Featuring: Travis Scott, Cardi B, Juice Wrld, Kodak Black.

Get Tickets Now: Made in America 


Life Is Beautiful


With the connective power of creativity, Life Is Beautiful brings creative arts and music together.

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

From: 20-22 of September

Featuring: Lil Wayne, Chance The Rapper, Sheck West, Post Malone, Gunna.

Get Tickets Now: Life is Beautiful 

Breakaway Music Festival

One day, 4 venues and over 100+ acts, join the nearest Breakaway Music Festival to you.


Location: Ohio, Michigan, Carolina and Tennessee

From: 23-24 of August

Featuring: Future, Young Thug, Wiz Khalifa, Lil Baby.

Get Tickets Now: Break Away Festival 





Europe festivals

Now we will take a peak at the biggest upcoming hip-hop festivals in Europe.  






Paris Summer Jam


The brand new festival, taking place in the city of love is an action-packed day to not be missed.

Location: Paris France

From: 24th of August 2019

Featuring: Kendrick Lamar and N.E.R.D

Get Tickets Now: Paris Summer Jam 


Fresh Island

Next, to the beautiful beaches of Croatia, the Fresh Island festival is ideal for a beach party vibe.


Location: Novalja, Croatia

From: 15-17 July 2019

Featuring: Tory Lanez, Lil Uzi Vert, Gunna.

Get Tickets Now: Fresh Island


Wireless Festival


One of the biggest Hip-Hop festivals to date, Wireless brings the hottest rap names to the capital of Europe.

Location: London, United Kingdom

From: 5-7 July 2019

Featuring: Asap Rocky, Cardi B, Travis Scott, Migos, Rae Sremmurd.

Get Tickets Now: Wireless Festival 

Wireless Germany


Location: Frankfurt, Germany

When: 5-6 of July 2019

Featuring: Migos, Cardi B, Rae Sremmurd, Rich The Kid, Travis Scott

Get Tickets Now: Wireless Festival Germany




The optimum of city festivals.

Location: London, United Kingdom

From: 12-13th July

Featuring: J Hus, Chance The Rapper, Brockhampton

Get Tickets Now: Lovebox


Reading and Leads Festival 2019

Dating back to 1989 Reading and Leads Festival has been bringing talent to the stage for decades. 

Location: Reading and Leads, United Kingdom

Featuring: Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Post Malone, Skepta

Get Tickets Now: Reading and Leads Festival 



The largest music and arts festival in Nothern Europe. The aim of the festival is to express creative freedom and support initiatives benefitting children and young people.

Location: Roskilde, Denmark

From: 26 June - 6th of July 2019

Featuring: Cardi B, Skepta, Travis Scott, Chance the Rapper

Get Tickets Now: Roskilde 

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