Top 10 Most Popular Music Festivals in the World
Music festivals are purposed to provide us entertainment, fun, and chances to be free from the worries of life. You can enjoy annual music festivals held in different states of the world. Recently, the trend of joining a music festival has become a popular vacation. These do occur in many parts of the world and the fans of music and concerts don’t miss to be a part of it. Let us explore the list of top 10 most popular music festivals in the world.
10. Electric Daisy Carnival – Puerto Rico, Mexico, New York City, Las Vegas
The Electric Daisy Carnival is one of the largest electronic music festivals in the world. It has so far been scheduled four times in different places. This was held in Puerto Rico, Mexico and New York City. The festival was enjoyed by numerous individuals and there were fireworks. The 4th place this festival was held in was Western USA.
9. Rock In Rio – Rio de Janeiro
This festival was first held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1985. The Rock in Rio has become one of the widely loved and admired festivals in the world. It has so far been held in Madrid, Spain; Lisbon, Portugal, Las Vegas, Nevada etc. Now this is scheduled for May 8th through May 16th, 2015.
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8. Mawazine – Rabat, Morocco
The Mawazine is one of the widely appreciated music festivals. The celebrations are endless and millions of people become its part every year. It takes place each year in Rabat, Morocco. Mawazine is a culture of Morocco, and was first started by Mounis. Today, it has become a part of the country.
7. Essence – New Orleans, Louisiana
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival take place in New Orleans. The two are loved for being full of fun and entertainment. Essence is an indoor festival that has been attended by over 550,000 people last year. The participants are entertained with live performances and songs. This annual festival is now scheduled for July 2nd through July 5th, 2015.
6. Coachella – Indio, California
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is probably one of the finest and most interesting music festivals to date. This is a modern-style music festival in which concerts and performances are held to entertain the participants. It has been held since 1999 in Indio, California. During 2014, more than 675,000 people attended the event. This year there is going to be a lot more fun.
5. Ultra – Miami, Florida
The Ultra is a prominent electronic music festival of USA. It is held every year in Miami, Florida. Since 1999, Ultra has grown from a small underground weekend festival to a big annual gathering of music lovers. During 2014, the festival was attended by over 330,000 concert goers. Now this can be expected during March.
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4. Tomorrowland – Boom, Belgium
The Tomorrowland was initiated in 2005, and since then it has become a recognized and widely admired music festival. It has won the International Dance Music Award for “Best Electronic Music Event”, and has been organized by the Dutch entertainment company ID&T. The festival is held in Belgium and last year there were 360,000 attendees.
3. Donauinselfest – Vienna, Austria
The Donauinselfest is held in Vienna, Austria and the meaning of its name is “Danube River Festival”. During 2014, this festival was attended by over 3 million people who traveled to an island of the Danube River to enjoy live DJ performances and musicians. This year, it is going to held during the month of June.
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2. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is one of the oldest and most popular music festivals of the city of New Orleans. Every year, it attracts thousands of people. Last year’s revenue of the festival was about USD300,000, and it was attended by over 435,000 people. This year, it is scheduled to take place from April 24 to May 3.
1. Summerfest – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The Summerfest, also known as Coachella, is an interesting music festival of USA. It is annually held in the Western Hemisphere. The festival was first created in 1968, and more than 400 artists participate in it every year. This is famous among the musical bands, and is known to be highly entertaining.
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