When: 29 June – 1 July
Where: Zrce, Pag, Croatia
What: Fancy getting sweaty in sultry Croatia whilst listening to some of the biggest names in dance and electronica? Then look no further.
Who: Ricardo Villalobos, Chase & Status, Annie Mac, Skream & Benga, Sub Focus, Skrillex, Andy C, DJ Fresh, Erol Alkan, Simian Mobile Disco, Tiga
How much: Weekend non-camping £89
Go to: www.hideoutfestival.com
IMS Grand Finale
When: 25 May
Where: Dalt Villa, Ibiza
What: This is the closing party for the annual international dance music summit, where all the head honchos in the music biz go to schmooze. Say no more.
Who: Carl Cox, Loco Dice, Pete Tong, Seth Troxler
How much: Tickets from 30 euros
Go to: www.internationalmusicsummit.com
When: 29 – 30 June
Where: Brussels, Belgium
What: An urban music festival offering the best in hip hop, soul, funk, reggae, dub and dancehall.
Who: De La Soul, Sean Paul, Stephan Marley, Public Enemy
How much: 1 day ticket 36 euros
Go to: www.couleurcafe.be
The Garden Festival
When: 4 – 11 July
Where: Tisno, Croatia
What: Emphasis on festival and holiday combined, prepare to party down along the most stunning coastline in its new location, Tisno.
Who: Kenny ‘Dope’ Gonzalez, Tiger and Woods, Tim Sweeney, Barbarellas
How much: £90
Go to: www.thegardenfestival.eu
When: 4 August
What: Who knows? Is it a festival? Is it a party? Is it a project? All we know is it’s a firm favourite at Core.
How much: TBC
Go to: www.kazantip.com
Innovation in the Sun
When: 26 June – 3 July
Where: Lloret de Mar, Spain
What: A veritable drum and bass masterclass in the sun – this one’s going to get messy.
Who: Andy C, Netsky, Danny Byrd, Hype, Camo & Krooked, Sigma, Brookes Brothers, Cyantific, TC
How much: Silver weekend (3* hotel) £160/Silver week (3* hotel) £265
Go to: www.innovationinthesun.com
When: 27 – 29 July
Where: Boom, Belgium
What: Three days of utter madness with the leading lights in dance music.W
Who: Avicii, Fatboy Slim, Calvin Harris, Alesso, Carl Cox, John Digweed, Swedish House Mafia, Skrillex, Chuckie, Ferry Corsten, Svan Vath
How much: SOLD OUT
Go to: www.tomorrowland.be
When: 2 – 8 July
Where: Sete, France
What: Beach parties, street party, concerts and a giant dance floor – this is going to be huge.
Who: Moodymann, Little Dragon, IG Culture, David Rodigan, Mala
How much: Weekend pass 69 euros
Go to: www.worldwidefestival.com