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Best Music Festivals in the World

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Dec 14, 2019

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Feel the electric 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 usual 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.

10. Best Kept Secret

Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands Groove On: 12th - 14th June 2020

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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 the Netherlands.

9. EDC: Electric Daisy Carnival

Las Vegas, USA
Groove On: 15th-17th May 2020

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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.

8. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

New Orleans, USA
Groove On: 23rd April – 3rd May 2020

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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.

7. Exit

Novi Sad, Serbia Groove On: 9th – 12th July 2020

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

6. Shambhala

British Columbia, Canada
Groove On: 24th – 27th July 2020

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Shambhala was founded 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.

5. Coachella Music & Arts Festival

Indio, California
Groove On: 19th-12th April & 17th-19th April 2020

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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 best musicians and artists of the century.

4. SXSW: South by Southwest

Austin, USA
Groove On: 13th to 22nd March 2020

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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.

3. Lollapalooza

Chicago, USA Groove On: 30th July – 2nd August 2020

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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.

2. Mawazine

Rabat, Morocco
Groove On: Dates to Be Announced

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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 Cristina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, and  African celebrities such as Amadou & Mariam, Tinariwen.

1. Donauinselfest

Vienna, Austria
Groove On: 26th – 28th June 2020

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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.
Best music festivals in the world help free the mind and spirit by accommodating different genres and gives a chance for its visitors to experience the culture, fashion, food, creativity, art, and music. If you are a true blue music connoisseur or a just want to let yourself loose, then do visit these best music festivals around the globe.