15 Of Our Fave Upcoming Festivals



80’s enthusiasts – this one’s for you! Enjoy retro music at the Tropicana Nights Festival. Boogie from noon ‘till night, with Pat Sharp as host, and the likes of Owen Paul and Nya King bringing the live music!

Don’t miss spectacular confetti cannons and pyrotechnics, all on 16th April.



Don’t sleep on the City Splash Festival 2022! With a star-studded line-up including Kabaka Pyramid, Alicai Harley, and The Compozers, you’re guaranteed 6 full stages of excellent music.

Enjoy the best of reggae, soca, afrobeats, and more as you browse food and market stalls on 29th May!



Three days of partying in sunny Santorini – yes please! Mingle with DJ legends Spoony, Emily Rawson, and others at Supa Dupa Fly x Santorini 2022.

From the 3rd June, attend beach parties, villa brunches, hip hop yoga… this is one event you’d be crazy to miss!



Brixton is about to get funky with Cross The Tracks 2022! 5th June introduces irresistible street food, a craft beer fair, a creative market, and six full stages of musical talent!

Bringing jazz, funk, and soul are Khruangbin, Roy Ayers, and Mereba, among others. Don’t miss this summer celebration!



Party it up at SocaMazza 2022 – Gran Canaria! Sun and fun await you, with all manner of parties ranging from pool to boat, beach to themed.

Enjoy the best of dancehall and soca from the 16th – 20th June, dawn ‘till dusk. This is going to be a wild ride!



Get a taste of Ghanaian culture at the Made In Ghana UK Festival London 2022! This celebration spans the 25th – 26th June from morning to night, bringing you the best music on offer!

A trade show with a festival twist, explore unique trade and culture in the heart of London.



Time to dance in the sun! The Summer of Love Festival is your essential event for onstage entertainment, with the likes of DJ Slick, Invasion Crew, and Bone Kidd in attendance.

Dance all day long on the 25th June – you won’t want to miss this!



The event everyone’s been raving about! Afro Nation Portugal 2022 brings an irresistible line-up including Wizkid, Burna Boy, and Megan Thee Stallion.

Set your calendar for the 1st – 3rd July – Praia Da Rocha beach in Portimão, Portugal is the place to be!



Another one for Praia Da Rocha, Portimão! J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, Future, and guests are live at Rolling Loud Portugal 2022 to deliver rap, grime hip hop, and RnB on the 6th – 8th July.

A beach party festival with an all-star line-up – we’re already booking our place!



It wouldn’t be June without a trip to the park! Head down to the Ghana Party in the Park 2022 on 16th July for best music West Africa can offer.

With Ghanaian artists to be announced, this is one event we’re eagerly anticipating!



Celebrate Jamaica’s 60th Independence at Park & Lyme 22!

Dancehall, reggae, soca… get down to the best with DJ Pioneer, Supa Nytro, Mix Masters, and others on 6th August at this all day fest.



Music, attractions, a funfair… all this and more awaits you at the Sun City Outdoor Festival!

Enjoy the best of afrobeats, hip hop, and UK garage on 14th August, spread out across multiple tents.



Big names Wizkid, Naira Marley, CKAY, Gabzy, and others have gathered to bring you excellent afrobeats and amapiano at the YAM Carnival 2022!

Party it up in Clapham Common on 27th August at this unmissable music event.



Wrap up your summer with Ama Fest 2022 – your fave amapiano festival! Held on 3rd September in Ardingly, ward off autumn with this sunny open air music celebration.

Party all day with this fusion of the best South African and UK sounds!


By Isabella Hassan