Music Festivals Around The World

Summer is an exciting season for both holidays and festivals. You've likely spent the majority of the year waiting for this specific time of the year, when you get to let your hair down and party with all of your friends until the sun comes up. Music festivals make the perfect social occasion and are enjoyed by many around the world.

If you think Glastonbury and Reading are the only places to go to experience a world class music festival, then think again!We've taken a look at some of the most exciting, unusual, and amazing music festivals from all over the world!



Where: Indio, California, USA

When: 14-16th April and 21-23rdApril 2017

Coachella is one of the biggest and best music festivals in the United States. This is a festival where people gather deep into the Coachella Valley and dress to impress. Coachella always sells out its 99,000 capacity per weekend, 198,000 tickets in total, and is a very popular festival for famous stars to attend. This year's artists included Martin Garrix, Lady Gaga, Lorde and Kendrick Lamar, to name a few.


Where: Boom, Belgium

When: 21-30th July 2017

Tomorrowland is one of the biggest and most recognized music festivals in the world for electronic dance music, which has been getting bigger and bigger throughout the last decade. Hundreds of electronic music DJs take the stages at this festival. In the past couple of years, DJs such as Alesso, David Guetta, Avicii and Steve Aoki have played there.



Where: Novi Sad, Serbia

When: 6-9th July 2017

Exit Is another world-famous music festival and one of the most recognized. It has electronic, rock, metal, hip-hop/rap, reggae, and punk music. Exit has been organized every year since 2000 and takes place at the Petrovaradin Fortress. This year artists like The Killers, Years & Years, and Jake Bugg are performing.

Splendour in the Grass

Where: Byron Bay, Australia

When: July 21-23rd 2017

Splendour in the Grass is a world-famous summer music festival that has been held annually in Australia since 2001. The festival showcases indie rock, hip-hop, electronic and alternative genres. This year artists like The XX, Haim, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and Queens of the Stone Age are performing.

Fuji Rock

Where: Yuzawa, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

When: July 28-30th 2017

Fuji Rock is the biggest outdoor music event in Japan, and one of the most popular music festivals in Asia and the World. This festival showcases rock and electronic music, hosting artists like Red Hot Chili Peppers, James Blake, and Beck.



Where: Benicassim, Spain

When: 13-16th July

Festival Internacional de Benicassim has rightfully attained a reputation as one of the most prominent music festivals in Europe. This festival has a diverse music range from alternative to dance. The nocturnal nature of the festival, as a result of the heat, only adds charm, and for this reason, it is considered a must-visit by all seasoned festival-goers. This year's artist includes The Weekend, Biffy Clyro, Peter Doherty, and Kasabian.



Where: Novalja, Croatia

When: 26-30th June 2017

Hideout has a reputation for being one of the biggest and highest regarded EDM festivals in Europe. What makes this festival even more legendary are the pool and boat parties, which also feature esteemed line-ups, adding to the party atmosphere. This year's artists include Major Lazer, Diplo and Wiley.

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