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!

Events and Festivals can be a Nice Balance Between Enjoyment and Work

Top Music Festivals in the World

Top Music Festivals in North America for 2019

Austin City Limits Music Festival
When: October 4-6 and October 11-13, 2019
Where: Austin, Texas

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
When: June 13-16, 2019
Where: Great Stage Park, Tennessee

Bumbershoot
When: Every Labor Day Weekend
Where: Seattle, Washington

Chicago Jazz Festival
When: August 23 – September 1, 2019
Where: Millennium Park, Chicago Cultural Center and other venues in Chicago.

Coachella Music & Arts Festival
When: April 12-14 and April 19-21, 2019
Where: Indio, California

Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas
When: May 17-19, 2019
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada

Electric Forest
When: June 27-30, 2019
Where: Rothbury, Michigan

Electric Zoo
When: August / September, 2019
Where: Randall’s Island, New York

The Governors Ball Music Festival
When: May 31 – June 2, 2019
Where: New York City, New York

Hot 97 Summer Jam
When: June 9, 2019
Where: East Rutherford, New Jersey

Lollapalooza
When: August 1-4, 2019 (in Chicago)
Where: Chicago, Illinois + other dates in Paris, Germany, São Paulo, Buenos Aires and Santiago

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
When: April 25-28 and May 2-5, 2019
Where: New Orleans, Louisiana

Pitchfork Music Festival
When: July, 2019
Where: Chicago, Illinois

Pop Montreal
When: September 25-29, 2019
Where: Montreal, Canada (in various locations)

Summerfest
When: June 26-30 and July 2-7, 2019
Where: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

South-by-South West (SXSW)
When: March 11-17, 2019
Where: Austin, Texas

UMF: Ultra Music Festival
When: March 29-31, 2019
Where: Miami, Florida

Warped Tour is a Famous Traveling Festival

Top Music Festivals in Europe for 2019

Awakenings Festival
When: June 29-30, 2019
Where: Spaarnwoude, Netherlands

Boomtown
When: August 7-11, 2019
Where: Winchester, UK

Creamfields
When: August 22-35, 2019
Where: Daresbury, UK

Defqon.1 Weekend Festival
When: June 21-24, 2019
Where: Biddinghuizen, Netherlands

Dekmantel Festival
When: July 31 – August 4, 2019
Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Download Festival
When: June 14-16, 2019
Where: Derby, UK

EXIT Festival
When: July 4-7, 2019
Where: Novi Sad, Serbia

Glastonbury
When: June 26-30, 2019
Where: Pilton, UK

Isle of Wight Festival
When: June 13-16, 2019
Where: Isle of Wight, UK

Let it Roll
When: August 1-3, 2019
Where: Milovice, Czech Republic

Lichfield Festival
What:  Eleven days of music, theatre and arts in this Cathedral city at the heart of England.
When: July 5-13, 2019
Where: Lichfield, England

Mad Cool Festival
When: July 11-13, 2019
Where: Madrid Spain

Primavera Sound
When: May 30 – June 1, 2019
Where: Barcelona, Spain

Reading & Leeds Festivals
When: August 23-25, 2019
Where: Reading and Leeds, UK

Rock Werchter
When: June 27-30, 2019
Where: Haachtsesteenweg in Werchter near Brussels

Roskilde
When: June 29 – July 7, 2019
Where: Roskilde, Denmark

Super Bock Super Rock
When: July 18-20, 2019
Where: Lisbon, Portugal

Sziget Festival
When: August 7-13, 2019
Where: Budapest, Hungary

Tomorrowland
When: July 19-21 and July 26-28, 2019
Where: Boom, Belgium

Ultra Europe
When: July 12-14, 2019
Where: Split, Croatia

Wireless Festival
When: July 5-7, 2019
Where: London, UK

Other Top Music Festivals

Byron Bay Bluesfest (formerly the East Coast International Blues & Roots Music Festival)
When: April 18 – 22, 2019
Where: Tyagarah Tee Tree Farm, Byron Bay, Australia



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.com
Festivals-and-shows.com
Festivalnet.com
Festivals and Events.com
Festival Finder.com
Jam Base
Ticket Master

 

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