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If you’re sad that summer’s over. Don’t be. Because we’ve found the shangri la of all things summery, the promised land of food for your ears and food for your soul. We’re talking about winter sun music festivals! The only place to be this winter if you’re S.A.D without the sun. Here are 5 of our favourite winter music festivals in warmer climes for those summer babes who just can’t get enough of the happy, sunshine vibes.


Paradise Festival, Australia

WHEN: November 25-27, 2016

WHERE: Marysville, Victoria


Camping and BYO for a lake alpine party at the cusp of summer. It won’t be roasting but temperatures will be mild to warm and yes, sunglasses are a necessity. This year’s line-up includes a handpicked selection of underground acts, experimental groups and indie artists. It’s a well curated musical collection of cool, made for the muso.


Neon Lights, Singapore

WHEN: November 26-27, 2016

WHERE: Fort Canning National Park


With acts ranging from Foals and Sigur Ros to 2ManyDJs and SBTRKT, this festival delivers a seriously chilled out party vibe. Inclusive of everyone and with a great focus on the arts for all those creative hipsters.


Field Day, Australia

WHEN: January 1, 2017

WHERE: Sydney


A great way to see in the brand new year in lovely balmy weather and with a great mix of urban music acts to whet your musical palate. Including Dusky, Claptone, Shura, AlunaGeorge, Kolsch, Booka Shade and more.


Groove Cruise, Miami

WHEN: January 23-27, 2016

WHERE: On a boat!


This is the ultimate winter sun party. And we promise you that it’s non-stop from start to finish. Endless beach raves and poolside blowouts with an uplifting electronic line-up. Just be sure to pack enough bikinis because you’ll rarely be away from the pool or Miami’s glamorous coastline.


Wonderfruit Festival, Thailand

WHEN: December 15-18, 2016 NOW Postponed to 16-19 February 2017

WHERE: In the city of Pattaya


Four days of celebration with a more chilled out vibe. This cool, family-friendly festival in Thailand takes place on some of Pattaya Bay’s most beautiful beaches. Bringing together delicious food, underground Asian house and techno music, and plenty of entertainment for all ages.


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