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    Do you like to travel the world in search of new music? If so, stay and save up for your plane tickets because today, at Topfestivales, we are travelling to South America to discover the best festivals in Colombia. Fasten your seatbelts because our trip starts now!

    Music festivals in Colombia that we encourage you to visit

    Surely almost all of you like to know new music, in new places that besides helping you to know new musical genres also gives you the opportunity to know unknown cultures. That's why today, in Topfestivales, we invite you to know some musical events in Colombia that you can't miss. We encourage you to open your musical frontiers!

    Estéreo Picnic

    Estéreo Pic nic is a music festival held in the city of Bogota, Colombia, since its first edition in 2010. This festival is one of the most important alternative music festivals, where you can enjoy all its styles as well as Colombian music, and all this from the hand of the best national and international artists and groups!

    Some of the artists who have already passed through this festival have a great international popularity as The Killers, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Snoop Dogg, Gorillaz, New Order, Tïesto or Major Lazer among many others. Artists that will make you vibrate, among more than 60,000 spectators, with their performances.

    This is one of the best music festivals in Colombia, and for this reason, will return to enjoy their music from 8 to 10 April 2022.

    Rock al Parque

    Rock al Parque is a popularly known music festival that has been held since 1995 in the city of Bogota. This festival is one of the largest in the world and the largest in Latin America, and you can enjoy rock and its hardest styles: metal, ska and punk. And it's free!

    The performances of the artists that make up each edition of Rock al Parque are divided between the three stages that the festival has: Plaza, Lago and Eco.

    In its last edition held in 2019, artists such as Juanes, Fito Páez, Gustavo Santaolalla, Pedro Aznar, El Tri, Toxic Holocaust or Christina Rosenvinge, among many others, were present.

    The Rock al Parque festival will return in June 2022, although the exact dates have not yet been confirmed.


    Storyland is one of the best festivals in Colombia. This festival is held in different places, such as Cartagena or Santa Marta, and you can enjoy the best electronic music, hause and techno in a Caribbean atmosphere.

    This festival is held during the holidays in January, and it has seen internationally renowned artists such as David Guetta, Steve Aoki, Deadmau5 and Armin Van Buuren.

    Be You Fest

    Be You Fest is a music festival that although it is young, as it celebrated its first edition in 2018, it is a very promising option, because it features internationally recognized pop and urban artists.

    This festival is held in the Parque de la 222, in Bogotá, and usually takes place annually in the month of May. Artists such as Sebastian Yatra, Morat, Ventino, Greeicy, Mike Bahia, Paty Cantú, Arguello, Karen Mendez, Felipe Ospina, Altafulla, Cato Anaya, among others, have performed there.

    Tatacoa Festival

    The Tatacoa festival is also one of the newest, but at the same time one of the most different for its location, as it is held in the desert of the Tatacoa, in Huila, southern Colombia. Here you can vibrate all night to the rhythm of the hause and techno genres of the handdeartistascomoAlex Bessofen, Bas Mooy, Baba Stiltz, Cayetano b2b Deadwalkman, Christian Wünsch, Claptone, Ela Minus, Hypomania, Iluminat and many others.

    This event also has camping option so you can stay there, and if not, you can stay in the cities of Medellin, Cali or Bogota without problem, as the organization of the festival provides many transportation options from them to the venue.

    Soundhearts Festival

    Soundhearts Festival is another of the best festivals in Colombia that we recommend to enjoy the best music of all genres. This festival besides making you enjoy its musical variety, it also aims to make its attendees aware of the importance of the environment.

    Its first edition was held in the month of April 2018 in Bogota, so it is also a fairly new festival, and it featured internationally known bands and groups such as Flying Lotus, Ghetto Kumbé and Radiohead.

    Estéreo Beach Festival

    Estéreo Beach Festival is a festival that in addition to music offers, in the same space, art and a great gastronomic offer by the sea. This festival has been held in Santa Marta and Palomino and each year has a great mix of sounds.

    In its editions have been present artists like Frikstailers, Mitú, Dj Raff, Reyna Tropical, Moügli, Cerrero, Paraisos Invisibles or Adi, among many others.

    Estéreo Beach Festival will return to Santa Marta, Colombia, next March 2022, although the exact dates are not yet known.

    San Pedro Festival

    The festival of San Pedro is one of the most famous festivals in Colombia, where you can enjoy besides music, a few days full of dance, culture, gastronomy and above all, the folklore of this part of the world. This festival is held in the town of Huila, Colombia.

    The full name of the festival is El Festival Folclórico, Reinado Nacional del Bambuco y Muestra Internacional del Folclor, although it is known by the name of Festival de San Pedro. There you can enjoy traditional music of the area and typical dances such as the Sanjuanero.

    The San Pedro Festival will be back on June 29th 2022, don't miss it and enjoy a new culture!

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