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MTV Festival Diary

 

It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn outwards…to sunshine, al fresco parties and mood-shifting music. The mind readers at MTV thought so too and advised us to set the clocks forward, June to September.

 

MTV’s music festival roster goes live from June to September and the brand’s customary clout means that fans are assured the biggest names in live music.

Weekend festival destinations Plymouth, Malta, Bulgaria and Gibraltar will play host to legions of music fans who will be entertained by leading artists and DJs performing live against spectacular summer settings. 

 

What: Isle of MTV Malta & Isle of MTV Music Week
When: 27 June 2018
Where: Il-Fosos Square, Floriana, Malta 

Artists:   Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike – with additional names to be announced. 


More Info: Now in its 12th year, Isle of MTV is a powerhouse on the European festival calendar.  Annually, thousands of music fans descend on the stunning Il-Fosos Square to be part of the Continent’s largest, free, under-the-stars event, which is also broadcast on MTV in August. 
And those that don’t want the MTV party to stop can be part of Isle of MTV Music Week, a multiple-day series of club nights and events set to take place across picturesque Floriana from 27 June – 1 July 2018.  isleofmtv.com & isleofmtv.com/musicweek

 

What: MTV Presents: Ocean City Sounds
When: 26 & 27 July 2018 
Where: Hoe Park, Plymouth 
Artists: Bastille – with more artists to be announced
Tickets: oceancitysounds.co.uk 


More Info:   Tens of thousands of UK music fans are set to come together to party on home-turf at MTV Presents:  Ocean City Sounds, part of the MTV Presents seriesStaged against the iconic Plymouth Hoe, and overlooking the breath-taking Plymouth Sound natural harbour, stellar moments from the two-day spectacular will be broadcast on MTV Presents: Ocean City Sounds in August.

 

What:  MTV Presents: Varna Beach
When:  12 August 2018
Where: Varna Beach, Bulgaria
Artists: to be announced 
Tickets: mtvvarna.bg from 13 April


More info: No summer festival tour would be complete without a spectacular beach party, and MTV Presents: Varna Beach, part of the MTV Presents series, is just that. Blue skies, azure waters and warm golden sands will be the setting at beautiful Varna Beach, with live performances by a host of international artists that will feature on MTV as MTV Presents: Varna Beach in September.

 

What: MTV Presents: Gibraltar Calling
When:  21 & 22 September 2018
Where: Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar
Artists: Stormzy, Two Door Cinema Club, Rag’N’Bone Man, The Boomtown Rats, Sister Sledge, Suzi Quatro - with more artists be announced. 
Tickets: gibraltarcalling.com


More Info:  Set against the majestic Rock of Gibraltar, epic day-to-night-time festival MTV Presents: Gibraltar Calling, part of the MTV Presents series, attracts local and fans Europe-wide looking to enjoy great live performances in the balmy heat of the September sun.  MTV Presents: Gibraltar Calling showcasing best moments from the two-day extravaganza will be broadcast on MTV in October.

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