Worldwide Music Festival Jobs
If you’re a music lover, then working for a music festival is essentially, the perfect job. Each summer, cities across the globe begin making preparations for the numerous concerts and weekend music festivals that take place each year. And the bigger and more popular the festival, the more event planners need staff in order to pull the event off successfully. If you love music and are looking for a job in the industry, take a look at some of the perks, jobs and opportunities available in working at a music festival.
Music festivals are a great events job for music lovers because there are often exciting perks like free access to the concert grounds, getting to enjoy some of the world’s most famous festivals and the joy of working in an industry you love. Additionally, music festivals make great seasonal employment because of when they take place. Since most music festivals are so large, they commonly take place at outdoors venues. Or, if the concert is indoors a portion of the festival is likely to take place outdoors. Because it is important to make that outdoors experience as comfortable as possible for the thousands of people likely to attend, music festivals are commonly scheduled during the summer. Also in order to ensure the highest attendance possible, festivals and concerts of this magnitude are often scheduled on weekends. This makes not only the music but also the jobs available at the festival accessible to the largest number of people possible. This makes working a music festival over a summer weekend an excellent job opportunity for students on a break from school or for people who want to make some additional cash on top of another weekday job.
Regardless of who you are, a music festival is a great way to make some money on a summery weekend, while enjoying the live music and outdoor fun.
In the following sections, we will highlight some of the best music festival jobs, where to find these jobs and of course, some of the world’s most popular festivals to work in. Find out more about working a festival like the Vans Warped Tour, where you travel and work consistently or find out how to make some extra money working at music festivals in your area during the spring, summer and fall. If you’re a fan of Coachella, Austin City Limits, Bumbershoot, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and more, then check our music festival profiles and how to get jobs at each of them!
But first learn about the biggest music event organizers and promoters.