Malta Music - Summer Festival Guide

By Laura Burke

Imagine the moment your favourite act begins their set, feel the music move you to the sounds of summer and experience the many flavours that make up Malta. 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 next 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 adventures you’ll have, the sun on your skin and the turquoise sea of the Maltese Islands trailing behind you. This is Summer 2021. This is Malta. Don’t miss out.


Malta Music Week - June 2021

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 13th edition of the Isle of MTV in the fortified town of Floriana in June 2021.


The Sound You Need - August 2021

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The Sound You Need's Summer Festival takes place in August 2021. 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. Get away to Malta in time for a weekend of luminous weather, entrancing music and all around good vibes August 2021.


Glitch Festival - September 2021

The Glitch Festival is a relative 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. 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. 

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.


Other Must Dos in Malta

We know by now that Malta is happening scene for music and arts this summer 2021, 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 by Diving Magazine as one of the best diving destinations in the world, the deep waters surrounding Malta and Gozo are unmatched in the Mediterranean.

Valletta is the proud capital city as was European Capital of Culture in 2018. 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 2021 count.


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