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 2020

Austin City Limits Music Festival
When: October 2 – 4 and October 9 – 19, 2020
Where: Austin, Texas

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
When: June 11-14, 2020
Where: Great Stage Park, Tennessee

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

Chicago Jazz Festival
When: August 28 – September 6, 2020
Where: Millennium Park, Chicago Cultural Center and other venues in Chicago.

Coachella Music & Arts Festival
When: April 10 – 12 and April 17 – 19, 2020
Where: Indio, California

Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas – EDC Las Vegas
When: May 15 – 17, 2020
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada

Electric Forest
When: June 25 – 28, 2020
Where: Rothbury, Michigan

Electric Zoo
When: September 4 – 6, 2020
Where: Randall’s Island, New York

The Governors Ball Music Festival
When: June 5 – 7, 2020
Where: New York City, New York

Hot 97 Summer Jam
When: June 6, 2020
Where: East Rutherford, New Jersey

Lollapalooza
When: July 30 – August 2, 2020 (in Chicago)
Where: Chicago, Illinois + other dates in Paris, Germany, São Paulo, Buenos Aires and Santiago

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
When: April 23 – 28 and May 2 – 3, 2020
Where: New Orleans, Louisiana

Pitchfork Music Festival
When: July 17 – 19, 2020
Where: Chicago, Illinois

Pop Montreal
When: September 23 – 27, 2020
Where: Montreal, Canada (in various locations)

Summerfest
When: June 24 – 28 and June 30 – July 5, 2020
Where: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

South-by-South West (SXSW)
When: March 13 – 22, 2020
Where: Austin, Texas

UMF: Ultra Music Festival
When: March 20 – 22, 2020
Where: Miami, Florida

Warped Tour is a Famous Traveling Festival

Top Music Festivals in Europe for 2020

Awakenings Festival
When: June 27 – 28, 2020
Where: Spaarnwoude, Netherlands

Boomtown
When: August 12 – 16, 2020
Where: Winchester, UK

Creamfields
When: August 27 – 30, 2020
Where: Daresbury, UK

Defqon.1 Weekend Festival
When: June 26 – 28, 2020
Where: Biddinghuizen, Netherlands

Dekmantel Festival
When: July 31 – August 2, 2020
Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Download Festival
When: June 12 – 14, 2020
Where: Derby, UK

EXIT Festival
When: July 9 – 12, 2020
Where: Novi Sad, Serbia

Glastonbury
When: June 24 – 28, 2020
Where: Pilton, UK

Isle of Wight Festival
When: June 11 – 14, 2020
Where: Isle of Wight, UK

Let it Roll
When: July 30 – August 1, 2020
Where: Milovice, Czech Republic

Lichfield Festival
What:  Eleven days of music, theatre and arts in this Cathedral city at the heart of England.
When: March 26 – 29, 2020
Where: Lichfield, England

Mad Cool Festival
When: July 8 – 11, 2020
Where: Madrid Spain

Primavera Sound
When: June 3 – June 7, 2020
Where: Barcelona, Spain

Reading & Leeds Festivals
When: August 28 – 30, 2020
Where: Reading and Leeds, UK

Rock Werchter
When: July 2 – 5, 2020
Where: Haachtsesteenweg in Werchter near Brussels

Roskilde
When: June 27 – July 4, 2020
Where: Roskilde, Denmark

Super Bock Super Rock
When: July 16 – 18, 2020
Where: Lisbon, Portugal

Sziget Festival
When: August 5 – 11, 2020
Where: Budapest, Hungary

Tomorrowland
When: July 17 – 19 and July 24  – 26, 2020
Where: Boom, Belgium

Ultra Europe
When: July 10 – 12, 2020
Where: Split, Croatia

Wireless Festival
When: July 3 – 5, 2020
Where: London, UK

Other Top Music Festivals

Byron Bay Bluesfest (formerly the East Coast International Blues & Roots Music Festival)
When: April 9 – 13, 2020
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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