The World’s Largest Music Festivals

If you’re a music fan looking to get in as much concert action as possible, or, you’re interested in finding a music festival you might want to work or volunteer at, check out our directory of music festivals. Keep in mind that if the current year festival dates have already passed, those festivals are a great place to look for hiring opportunities the following year. Be sure to check festival websites carefully for volunteer and work opportunities as well.

Also, check out our links to finding festivals in your area. There are always music festivals, found out how to find them!

List of Festivals

When: Every Labor Day Weekend
Where: Seattle, Washington

When: End of June / Early July
Where: Marcus Amphitheater, Milwaukee

South-by-South West (SXSW)
When: March 10-19, 2017
Where: Austin, Texas

Rock Werchter
When: June 29 – July 2, 2017
Where: Haachtsesteenweg in Werchter near Brussels

Exit Festival
When: July 5-9, 2017
Where: Novi Sad, Serbia

Pop Montreal
When: September 13-17, 2017
Where: Montreal in various locations

Chicago Jazz Festival
When: August 31 – September 3, 2017
Where: At Millennium Park in Chicago.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
When: April 28 – May 7, 2017
Where: New Orleans, Louisiana

Byron Bay Bluesfest (formerly the East Coast International Blues & Roots Music Festival)
When: April 13-17, 2017
Where: Tyagarah Tee Tree Farm, Byron Bay, Australia

Lichfield Festival
What:  Nine days of music, theatre and arts in this Cathedral city at the heart of England.
When: July 7-15, 2017
Where: Lichfield, England

Festival Links

If you’re looking for a festival in a specific area or during certain dates, check out some of the following helpful links and keep an eye out for work opportunities.
Festivals and
Jam Base
Ticket Master
Blues Festival


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