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Malta Music - Summer Festival Guide

By Laura Burke

Travelling with ChildtenImagine the moment your favourite act begins their set, feel the music move you to the sounds of summer and experience the many flavour’s that make up Malta.

Malta 2016 is home to one of the best line up’s across 3 vibrant festivals. The laid back Mediterranean lifestyle is made even sweeter with top international DJ’s playing across MTV’s Malta Music week, 7 days of non-stop club nights, dynamic sets and unbelievable beach parties coming this June. Help revolutionise Malta’s festival by universally loved sonic sanctuary The Sound You Need - you know the name from your YouTube downloads, now experience it live. It just gets better as the season unwinds, with September unlocking the door to Glitch, a secret Techno and House haven. This 3 day mythical funfair is hosting some of the biggest names in the industry.

Imagine the adventure’s you’ll have, the sun on your skin and the turquoise sea of the Maltese Islands trailing behind you. This is Summer 2016. This is Malta. Don’t miss out.

 

Malta Music Week 24 – 29 June 2016

Leading up to the Isle of MTV concert - a free, live, all day party which hosts over 50,000 people every year - is the Malta Music Week. G7 Events in collaboration with the Malta Tourism Authority will be hosting a 7 day all-out sprint of spectacular events to get you ready for the 10th anniversary of the Isle of MTV, June 2016. Start preparing for headlining acts Jess Glynn and Wiz Khalifa from the 24th with Fridays at Gianpula, the largest and liveliest open air nightclub on the island. It only gets better as Malta Music week takes you to the beautiful island of Gozo on Saturday 25th. Where else can you experience the sounds of incredible DJs at landmark club, La Grotta, as amazing views of Xlendi Valley fade into sunset?

Rolling into Sunday, grab some shut eye and get to glamorous Aria for world renowned DJ Sam Feltz, who’ll be keeping you going all night long. Then it’s time for the main event.  June 28th welcomes The Isle of MTV, buzzing with energy from dusk to dawn with a line-up set to top its past 9 years as some of 2016’s hottest acts entertain you through the day. After sunset it’s back to the Official Afterparty , where from 11pm till late Steve Aoki will be closing the week of your life. Malta Music Week is the most talked about music event in Europe.  Make sure you’re part of the action.

 

The Sound You Need 26 – 29 August 2016

Tickets are now available for The Sound You Need's debut Summer Festival, arriving August 2016. With over 3 million YouTube subscribers, The Sound You Need have specialised in bringing you the funkiest electronic dance hits from around the world, and now they’re taking them to Malta. Feel the beat move you through three outdoor stages, beach and boat parties during this three day open air festival in the Idyllic Ta Qali area. Connecting you with people from all over the world through sunshine and music, The Sound You Need festival will share you with a community of like-minded electronic lovers.

Already announced to take you from Dusk till Dawn between the 26th and 29th of August are acts like Snake Hips, Bondax, Fakear, Joe Hertz, FKJ, Durante and Karma Kid. Headlining the festival is electronic duo Flight Facilities who have reached major success after their debut album Down to Earth was released in October 2014. Joining them on the main stage is Scottish Producer, DJ and Composer Hudson Mohawk, sure to create an electric atmosphere amongst the crowd. With plenty more major acts to be announced, help The Sound You Need create festival history.  Get away to Malta in time for a weekend of luminous weather, entrancing music and all around good vibes August 2016.

 

Glitch Festival 07 – 08 September 2016

This September, join in on the first edition of Glitch Festival. A new comer on the Maltese music scene, Glitch promises an intimate two day adventure through the weird world of house and techno. With a focus on an energetic dancefloor atmosphere and quality line up. Glide through the 07th and 08th to bright house and disco during day time, and let darker, rattling techno move you through the night. Set in a fortress deep in the mythical woods of Buskett, Glitch is focused on bringing you a diverse line up of the finest House and Techno music. With a strong front coming from Ben Klock, Dave Clarke and Carl Craig, a rare performance by Gesaffelstein and bangers from the likes of Fatima Yahama and Kink set to be the highlights of an intense two days.

An energy exclusive to Buskett’s forest only adds to the mystic air surrounding the festival’s line up, as you rave through AM and PM to the sound of your favourite acts. Memories to make a lifetime are awaiting you and Malta holds the key. Let the sun kiss your skin as you adventure into the wacky- world of Glitch, find the fortress, and then let the music find you.

What else is there to do in Malta?

Travelling with ChildtenWe know by now that Malta is happening scene for music and arts this summer 2016, but it doesn’t stop there. This little island has a big heart, and if you’re looking to extend your visit or just relax under rays of sun, put Malta on your to-do list. Voted Diving Magazine’s 3rd best diving place in the world, the deep waters surrounding Malta and Gozo are unmatched in the Mediterranean.

Chosen as the European Capital of Culture for 2018 is Valletta, the proud capital city. Get ahead of the crowd and unwind after your festival madness, or simply visit to take in the beauty held by a City Break in Valletta. This historic city may be small but it is full of charm and adventure. Retaining a relaxed lifestyle and 16th century feel, Valletta’s a hub of cultured art and museums, quaint cafés and quirky shops. Discover the Mediterranean’s gem, visit Malta, explore legendary Gozo and Comino, and make Summer 2016 count.

 

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