The Best Music Festivals in Lithuania

Granatos live | © Kim/Flickr
Granatos live | © Kim/Flickr
Photo of Kasparas Asmonaitis
24 August 2017

From folk to electronic to pop to blues, there are plenty of music festivals in Lithuania to satisfy every melomaniac’s taste. Here are the best music festivals at which you can dance till the morning light surrounded by spectacular Lithuanian nature and festive locals.

Granatos Live

Granatos Live is a three-day music festival organized in Rumšiškės Ethnographic Museum – one of the most authentic and beautiful places in Lithuania. The most influential Lithuanian artists such as Marijonas Mikutavičius, G&G Sindikatas, and Jazzu join their forces with the best artists from all over the world such as Ellie Goulding, Jessie Ware, and Allan Walker to make this festival a huge success year after year. Granatos Live usually happens by the end of July, when the weather in Lithuania is hot and sunny.

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Bliuzo Naktys

Bliuzo Naktys is an international blues festival that celebrates its 25-year anniversary this year. It is one of the oldest festivals in Lithuania that still gathers thousands of people who love blues and jazz. The best Lithuanian blues-makers gather together every year to make this festival a success. Also, Bliuzo Naktys always invites some popular bands from all over the world, such as The Reverend Peyton‘s Big Damn Band and Latvian Blues Band, to share their talent. Located in Varniai, near Lake Lūkstas, Bliuzo Naktys is also a perfect place to rest and relax in nature.

Bliuzo Naktys | © Arentas / Flickr

Lithuanian Song and Dance Celebration

The Lithuanian Song and Dance Celebration is a traditional folk festival that has taken place once every four years since 1924. If you want to experience real traditional Lithuanian culture from old songs to folk costume to dances to traditional food, you must come to the Lithuanian Song and Dance Celebration, which occurs in Vingio Parkas, the biggest park in Vilnius.

Sūpynės

Sūpynės is the most popular electronic music festival in Lithuania. Good quality music, established artists, breathtaking surroundings, and masses of friendly and kind people make this festival one of the best festivals in Lithuania. If you are up for a good three-day party in woods near the lake, you must buy your tickets to Sūpynės right now!

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Devilstone

Devilstone is an extreme rock’n’roll musical festival, which gathers over 50 artists every year to perform in Anykščiai, one of the most beautiful resort towns in Lithuania. Five days of never-ending beer, happy people, and a wide variety of music genres from rock to metal to electronic makes Devilstone one of the festivals that you don’t want to miss while staying in Lithuania.

Keep of Kalessin at Devilstone Open Air festival in Anykščiai, Lithuania | © Andrius Vanagas/Wikimedia Commons

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