Top Music Festivals Around The World

By - 20 December, 2016

Music festivals bring out all the tastes and flavors of music, blending all kinds of people from around the world. It keeps our soul at peace and leaves us with an enigmatic and unforgettable experience. Melodies or rock, pop or whatever your jam is, these music festivals have something for everyone.

Now let us look at the top music festivals around the world:

1. Coachella

The bastion of independent musicians and hippie culture taking place in the middle of the desert, Coachella is a top-notch festival in the United States organized for across two weekend, with three complete days on each, and acts as a stage for both established and emerging artists. Top performers like Amy Winehouse, Dr Dre, The Killers,Radiohead, Daft Punk, Paul McCartney, Jay-Z, Nine Inch Nails have performed here.

2. Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is the largest electronic dance music festival in the world. Attractions at Tomorrowland other than its beat-dropping, bass-thumping non-stop sounds include its unreal stage set-ups, more than 10 stages that play host to over 400 DJs. Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike who love playing bingo are the top performers here. Click on this GameVillage link to play bingo. Tomorrowland is an impressive festival that feels like the start of the summer festival season.

3. Glastonbury

Probably one of the most iconic and longest running music festivals, Glastonbury is a five day music extravaganza and a dream come to true for true blue music junkies. Along with musical acts, there are comedy shows, art fairs, circus and cabaret acts and many other events which all make up the Glastonbury experience. For a true Glastonbury trip, consider getting up early on Sunday morning and joining the procession to Stone Circle, a small monument that overlooks rolling green hills.

4. Lollapalooza

The festival that began in the US in 1991 has since evolved into an extravaganza of musical performances, dance, comedy and crafts, with sister festivals in Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Lollapalooza in the US hosts more than 160,000 visitors over a three-day period and has helped popularize artists ranging from Pearl Jam to Ice-T.

5. Fuji Rock

Held in the mountains at Naeba Ski Resort, the picturesque settings of a ski resort in the mountains of Japan, Fuji Rock Festival is the right one for you. The festival site enchants visitors with its sparkling streams and hilly green forests. Visitors can take a gondola lift to the top of the mountain overlooking the festival and attend performances from more than 200 Japanese and international musicians. It isn’t every day that you have to get a cable car up a mountain to a festival site, after all. Unlike other festivals, Fuji Rock attracts a worldwide audience for not only its line up, but for the unique experience of the festival.

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