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Austin City Limits

The big music festival in the Big State capital

Bestival

Fun and friendly bash on the Isle of Wight

Bestival Toronto

Bestival heads to Canada

Blackpool Music Festival

200 acts; 4 days; 1 British seaside town; 0 English pounds

Bonnaroo

It means ‘good stuff’, apparently

British Summer Time

Like pop? Then pop your arse down on Hyde Park at BST.

Bunbury

Eclectic musical lineup comes to the Buckeye state.

Cactus Festival

A great festival. But with no pricks. 

Camp Bestival

Bestival’s family friendly little sister

Chester Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival

Chester's #1 festival of Blues, Rhythm and Rock

Clockenflap Music and Art Festival

Music, art and film in one of the world’s busiest urban hubs

Coachella

The beautiful people’s annual trip to SoCal

Colours of Ostrava

Fun in a Factory! The Czech Republic's Colours of Ostrava returns for another year. 

Dour Festival

Nothing Dour about this Belgian fest

Electric Forest

Enchanting arts festival in the forest

Electric Picnic

Ireland’s fun and friendly festival

Eurosonic Noorderslag

The second word doesn't mean what you're thinking

Festival Number 6

Funny name, fun festival

Firefly

If you go down to the woods…

Fort Rock

Heavy rock in the sunshine state 

Frequency

Austria tunes to the right Frequency. 

Ghostfest

Loud, fast and extremely heavy

Glastonbury

The UK’s big one

Governor's Ball

Big fun in the Big Apple

Grape Festival

Rock, pop and indie in a Slovakian airport

Grillstock Bristol

Meat and music. Music and meat.

Grillstock London

Meat and music. Music and meat.

Grillstock Manchester

Meat and music. Music and meat.

Hangout Festival

Surf’s up for this cool beach festival

 

Hellfest

Mosh pit mayhem

iHeartRadio

Pop royalty in the city of sin 

IN Music Croatia

Fine pop and rock festival in the Croatian capital. 

Indietracks

Trains and tracks in Derbyshire

Isle of Wight

Vintage fun on the UK island

Jersey Live

Big artists rock the small island

Leeds Festival

The big daddies of British rock festivals return

 

Les Eurockeennes

France's Glastonbury. By the lake. Très bien 

Live in Barnsley

Indoor metropolitan music festival. 1 day, 14 venues, over 120 acts. In Barnsley. So it does what it says on the tin basically.

Lokerse Feesten

An eclectic festival in Belgium 

Lollapalooza Berlin

Like Lollapalooza, BUT IN GERMANY

Lollapalooza Chile

Like Lollapalooza, BUT IN CHILE

Lollapolooza Argentina

Like Lollapalooza, BUT IN ARGENTINA

Lollapolooza Brazil

Like Lollapalooza, BUT IN BRAZIL

Looe Music Festival

Festival fun in Cornwall

Lowlands

Head to Holland to party in a theme park

Lucca Summer Festival

A stunning month of big name shows in the beautiful city of Lucca, Tuscany

Lytham Festival

The Lancashire town of Lytham brings music and art to the good people of, er, well, Lytham

Macmillan Fest

High-energy chokablock day of bands in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support in Nottingham

Mofo

Mofo — it almost writes itself

Motorboat

Nothing to do with boobs. Maybe a bit to do with boobs

Mountain Jam

Rock in the Catskills

Mouth of the Tyne Festival

Head up the Toon for some tunes

NOS Alive

The sun's got his hat on in Lisbon

Nova Rock

Heavy rock in Austrian fields 

Oya Festival

Oslo gets flooded with the cream of the crop for five days.

Pinkpop

Rock out with the biggest bands in the world

Pukkelpop

You can't spell Pukkelpop without 'pop'. Or 'puk'. Or 'kel'

Ramblin' Man Fair Festival

Ramblin' and rockin' at Mote Park

Reading Festival

The big daddies of British rock festivals return

 

Resurrection

If you like bands that are a little metallic to the taste, don't come to this festival because none of the bands want you to lick them.

 

Rewind Festival South

The ultimate 80s throwback festival

Rhythm and Vines

NYE festival in New Zealand

Rhythm Riot

Like the London riots, but fun and not illegal

Rock For People - Hradec Kralove

Rock and roll in Central Europe

Rock im Park

Jump up and down mindlessly in a German park somewhere

Rock In Rio, Las Vegas

Huge rock concert in Las Vegas

 

Rock in Vienna

How much rock can you handle? If the answer is quite a lot, you might enjoy this festival.

Rock Werchter

Big, bold Belgian festival for full-on rock

 

Rockaway Beach

A festival, in Butlins. Perfection.

Roskilde

Unmissable rock and arts festival in Denmark

 

Scarborough Fair

Are you going to Scarborough Fair?

Sled Island

Canadian cool without the camping

 

Somersault

Somersault tumbles into town for a weekend of fun and high jinks

sos48 Murcia

Spain's hidden gem of a festival

Splore

Those kooky Kiwis sure know how to host an eco-rave on the beach

Standon Calling

 A themed boutique festival just outside London that's fun, family friendly and a paradise for fancy dress

Stanthorpe Rocks

Rock legends from the 70s, 80s and 90s converge for this grown-up Australian festival 

Sugar Mountain

Neither a mountain, nor made of sugar.

Summerfest

Supersized American festival will test your mettle

 

SuperBock SuperRock

A rock and roll extravaganza in Portugal

Sweden Rock Festival

Rock and roll in Scandinavia

SXSW

Music industry annual shindig in Austin

Sziget

Like Django, but with a silent S. Or Z. We're not sure.

T in the Park

Scotland’s biggest festival is a solid affair

 

The Plot

Losing the plot, in a fun way

Together the People Festival

Grammatically incorrect but exciting festival 

Tortuga Music Festival

An all-American beach hoedown in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Wickerman Festival

Folk lore and festival fun combined 

Wilkestock

Fun charity festival in Hertfordshire

Ypsigrock

Indie rocking in a Medieval castle