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Best Music Festivals in the World

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Apr 22, 2021

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Feel an elation in the air with thousands of music lovers waving hands, torches, and screaming their lungs out as they go crazy with every music beat. Yes, this is the scene at a music festival with a heaving, yet rapturous crowd. Some of the best music festivals in the world can bring together a crowd drowned in a euphoric trance.

Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands
Best Kept Secret

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BKS is an alternative, multi-genre music festival set in a safari park. You not just enjoy a world-class musical lineup but also enjoy camping in one of the most beautiful locations in Netherlands.

Las Vegas, USA
EDC: Electric Daisy Carnival

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This is one of the biggest electronic dance music festivals in the world. It includes trap, bounce, bass, house, hard-style and many more. It started as an underground festival in 2014 and has grown to feature headliners such as Dimitri Vegas, Armin van Buuren, Yellow Claw, and Like Mike.
New Orleans, USA
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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This festival began in 1970 in the birthplace of jazz, New Orleans. It has 12 stages featuring a range of genres including jazz, gospel, zydeco, and R&B. Artists who make the crowd go crazy in this music festival include Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Buffet, Pitbull and many more.
Novi Sad, Serbia
Exit

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The Exit music festival was started in the year 2000 at Novi Sadas as a protest to the then rule of Slobodan Milosevic. The festival became the biggest and the best electric music festival in East Europe.
British Columbia, Canada
Shambhala

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Shambhala began in 1998. It takes place on a working ranch and is one of Canada’s biggest outdoor electronic music concerts with Blood Orange, Maroon 5, etc. to name a few who are a part of the lineup of artists at this festival.
Indio, California
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

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The most famous music festival in California as well as globally is Coachella. This glamorous, brand-sponsored multi-genre music festival shines bright with the presence of the best musicians and artists of the century.
Austin, USA
SXSW: South by Southwest

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It is the newest musical extravaganza with over 1000 artists showcasing their numbers to a grooving crowd. SXSW turns Austin into a musical land for a week with different shows running simultaneously in every corner of the city.
Chicago, USA
Lollapalooza

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Those born in the ‘90s or those who miss the ‘90s will love this 4-day music festival. This EDM festival brings in a young crowd swaying to the music of various genres such as alternative rock, punk rock, heavy metal, pop, hip hop, electronic, etc.
Rabat, Morocco
Mawazine

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Moroccans sure know their music and can party hard. The Mawazine Festival can pull in large crowds dancing to the acts of star musicians such as Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, and African celebrities such as Amadou and Mariam, Tinariwen.
Vienna, Austria
Donauinselfest

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Donauinselfest is held on an island in the Danube River. This open air music festival is free for all and features more than 200 acts on 11 stages and music from different genres.
Music festivals in the world help free the mind and spirit by accommodating different genres. They give visitors the experience of the culture, fashion, food, creativity, art, and music across the globe. If you are a true blue music connoisseur or if you want to let yourself loose, visit some of these music festivals at least once.