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Highfield 2018

  • Leipzig, Germany
  • 17-19 August 2018
  • Indie
  • Punk
  • Rock
Highfield 2018

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Showcasing the best in rock and indie for more than 20 years

Highfield is a a German rock and indie music festival, held for three days each August in Leipzig. 

Now over 20 years old, the festival has welcomed the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age and NOFX since its first edition more than two decades ago.

Hugely respected across the continent, Highfield pairs a top-tier rock and indie lineup with a beautiful setting by taking place at Störmthaler See: a large manmade lake complete with beaches and luscious green countryside.


  • Billy Talent
  • Marteria
  • Broilers
  • Die Fantastischen Vier
  • Parov Stelar
  • Alligatoah
  • Dropkick Murphys
  • Mando Diao


  • Billy Talent
  • Marteria
  • Broilers
  • Die Fantastischen Vier
  • Parov Stelar
  • Alligatoah
  • Dropkick Murphys
  • Mando Diao
  • The Hives
  • Bilderbuch
  • Kontra K
  • Editors
  • Clueso
  • Flogging Molly
  • Madsen
  • Dendemann
  • 257ers
  • Gogol Bordello
  • Bosse
  • Kettcar
  • Prinz Pi
  • The Wombats
  • Bad Religion
  • Antilopen Gang
  • Fünf Sterne Deluxe
  • The Subways
  • Maximo Park
  • Gloria
  • Bausa
  • ZSK
  • Massendefekt
  • Zugezogen Maskulin
  • Sondaschule
  • Swiss Und Die Andern
  • Razz
  • Adam Angst
  • Radio Havanna
  • Itchy
  • Alex Mofa Gang
  • 8kids

Held on the peninsula of an abandoned mining lake near Leipzig, the scenic beaches and shimmering waterfront makes for a blissful festival setting. 


Störmthaler See Grosspösna, Leipzig, 04463, Germany


BY PLANE: If you're flying into Leipzig International Airport, firstly take a train to Böhlen(Leipzig) before a number 101 or 144 bus onto Industriegebiet, Espenhain. Next take either bus 141 or 276 to Dreiskau-Muckern Dreiskau, Großpösna and then follow the signs to the festival. The timing of this journey can vary due to the frequency of the buses, so do try and factor that in.

BY TRAIN: If arriving into Leipzig Hbf, firstly take a regional train to Borna and then a 141 or 276 bus as above.

Children 6 or under are not allowed at Highfield, and those 18 or under must carry written permission with them at all times. This can be downloaded from the festival's official site.

Yes, there will be banana boat riding, windsurfing, canoeing and stand-up paddling as well as beach volleyball on the banks of the lake.

Minimum age of entry is 6.

Those under 16 must be accompanied by one of their primary carers, or with the written permission of one of their primary carers and accompanied by a custodial guardian.

Those aged between 16 and 18 may only stay on the festival grounds after midnight with the written permission of one of their primary carers. The note of permission must be carried at all times.

Yes, there is disabled access to the festival. Fans with a disability are also able to purchase a parking permit.

There is a wheelchair platform in front of both stages, next to the FOH Tower. Wheelchair users can access this at all times with 1 companion. Depending on capacity, guests with a disabled ID but no wheelchair may also access the platform.


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