The Black Madonna and Derrick Carter at Oasis 2018

Oasis Festival 2018: The Marrakech festival marries high-end luxe with an ear for the underground

Fellah Hotel, Marrakech 14 September
WWWater, Milhões de Festa 2018 © Marcelo Baptista

Milhões de Festa 2018: The intimate Portuguese festival that’s not afraid to take risks

Barcelos, Portugal 6 September
Dimensions Festival 2018 © Hirob Jones

Dimensions Festival 2018: A well-curated party in an idyllic location wraps up the summer festival calendar

Fort Punta Christo, Croatia 29 August
Janelle Monae live at Amsterdam Paradiso

Janelle Monáe preaches love and pride at Amsterdam’s Paradiso

Paradiso, Amsterdam 6 September
St Vincent, End of the Road 2018 © Rachel Juarez-Carr

End of the Road 2018: The charming festival unleashes a dose of punk fury

Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset 30 August
Field Maneuvers 2018 © Mike Massaro

Field Maneuvers 2018: A winning formula for the “dirty little rave”

Undisclosed location near Oxford 31 August
Atlas Electronic 2018 © Tim BuitingAtlas Electronic 2018 © Tim Buiting

Atlas Electronic 2018: A stunning location places the Moroccan festival one step ahead

Villa Janna, Morocco 30 August
Death Grips © Louisa Zimmer

Relentless chaos reigns at Death Grips’ Berlin performance

Astra, Berlin 4 September
Actress, Berlin Atonal 2018 © Cornelia Thonhauser

Berlin Atonal 2018: High-concept club sounds and challenging electronics

Kraftwerk, Berlin 25 August

Glitch 2018: The techno three-dayer makes its mark on the international festival circuit

Gianpula Fields, Malta 14 August
Dua Lipa, Sziget Festival 2018 © Rockstar Photographers

Sziget Festival 2018: A pop-flavoured institution embedded into the city’s summers

Óbuda Island, Budapest 8 August
Fold review

The opening weekend of new London space FOLD was a vital statement of intent

Fold 11 August
Ben Klock at DGTL 2018

DGTL Barcelona 2018: Simplicity is the key to success for the Spanish festival

Parc del Fòrum, Barcelona 10 August

Brockhampton live in Berlin: An abundance of pure, unadulterated talent

Festsaal Kreuzberg 14 August
Houghton 2018

Houghton 2018: A festival defined by intimacy and exploration

Houghton Hall, Norfolk 9 August

Neopop Festival 2018: World-class techno purism punctuated by unpredictability

Viana Do Castelo, Portugal 8 August