World Music Festivals
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Abbreviated as 10KLF, it is an annual four-day music festival in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, at the Soo Pass Ranch. The festival has been held since 2003.
Mainly devoted to classical music. The festival was founded in 1948 with intentions to find a home for the English Opera Group.
2008 is its 16th year of the festival. Held in Victoria each year. The Festival offers audiences a unique blend of music from World, to Jazz, Rock, Blues, Folk, Celtic and everything in between.
The Festival is a three day event which brings together many genres of music, including rock, country, folk, indie, Americana, hip-hop, reggae, and bluegrass.
A giant two day music festival held in New Jersey each year. Featuring rock, indie, progressive, hardcore, pop punk, metalcore, hip-hop and comedy.
The winners from this festival represent Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest Competition.
Founded in 1994 by Pete Lawrence and Katrina Larkin it began as a series of ambient parties at the Union Chapel in Islington, but developed into an outdoor festival in 1995 with an event in the Black Mountains of Wales.
First started in 1992 in Sydney, it was so successful that promoters took it around the country to play in all major Cities. It is a celebration of all genres of music, and is held annually.
Also in Australia. Originated in Sydney. Held in Auckland.
Held annually in Manchester, Tennessee over four days, on 700 acres of farmland. A wide range of music and craft.
Held over three days in the spectacular settings of the Bridgetown townsite, 272kms south-east of Perth. The Blues at Bridgetown Festival has been held annually on the second weekend in November since 1993.
Considered Argentina’s most important international music festivals and is held each year in Buenos Aires.
An Annual International music and arts festival held in Seattle. Held on the Labour Day weekend in the U.S.A.
The festival is held in Chattanooga in Tennessee. A multi day event of music including Americana, blues, country, folk, indie, rock, and bluegrass.
A three day music event held in Gosford on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia. It is held annually in October. CoastFest features Folk, Blues & Roots, World and Alternative musicians from across Australia, as well as a host of local performers.
Come Together is an all-ages Australian music festival performed at Luna Park, in Sydney. Started in 2005 and is a 2 day event. Originally limited to Australian performers, the festival was later expanded out to include New Zealand performers and a small number of international acts.
Annual rock festival featuring bands from Spanish speaking countries.
A large dance festival held in 3 counties in England, on the UK’s bank holiday weekend.
Held annually on the first weekend after the August bank holiday and is one of the most popular bluegrass festivals in the United Kingdom. It was originally staged at the Holford Arms, Knockdown for many years, before moving to nearby Kemble Airfield in 2004.
Song selection for Eurovision Song Contest.
Started in 2005 in NSW. A celebration of dance music. Held Annually.
Held mainly in Victoria, Earthcore is Australia's largest and longest running outdoor dance music festival and electronic music events organisation. For fifteen years Earthcore has hosted over 300 events ranging from massive seven-day outdoor festivals, weekly club nights, warehouse parties, one off large scale club raves, events on boats and even moving trains.
A three day festival held in Atlanta. First held in 2007
Annual outdoor Rock festival that started in 1987 for a Toronto radio station and is now the longest running festival in Canada.
A huge annual 3 day event held in Stradbury Estate, County Laois, Ireland.
The Fairbridge Festival is a music festival held annually since 1993 at Fairbridge Village near Pinjarra in Western Australia. The festival is usually held over a weekend near Easter.
An annual music and arts festival held in Lafayette, Louisiana celebrating the French heritage of the region. The festival was first held in 1987 and has become very popular, attracting musicians, artists, and craftsmen from around the world. The festival is held outdoors in the spring, usually in April, and is FREE to the public, drawing about 300,000 attendees.
A world music and arts festival held annually near Floyd, Virginia, situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It began in 2002 and has received excellent reviews ever since.
Held in July every year on the shores of Long Lake. A weekend long music event including local and international acts.
Held all over the country in Major cities. Electro and dance music festival. Djs from Australia and internationally.
An annual festival of art, music and ideas. It involves a freeform mix of live events, exhibitions, workshops and talks in up to 30 different venues and spaces across Manchester, UK. Futuresonic was established in 1995 with the first major festival in September 1996.
The Glade is an electronic dance music festival which originally started out as a stage at Glastonbury Festival. The annual festival takes place in England for three days in the summer and attracted around 13,000 people in 2005.
It is the Largest music and performing arts festival in the World. Glastonbury was heavily influenced by hippie ethics and the free festival movement in the 1970s, especially the Isle of Wight. The Festival is held in the village of Pilton and Pylle, on 900 acres of land.
An annual Celtic festival first started in 1992. Showcasing a wide variety of music and artisans.
Held annually in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. A celebration of Electronic Music.
Held at Newington Armory, located within Sydney Olympic Park since 2006. The music and other attractions run over three full days.
Held annually in the Hunter Valley. A festival to make you shake and groove!!!..National and International DJ's and Music artists.
Often referred to as the most prestigious and established blues festival in Ireland. It is also seen as one of the great innovations in Ireland’s calendar of niche musical events.
A four day country music festival held in Toronto, Canada annually which began in 1993.
An annual three-day, five-stage summer festival occurring in Guelph, Ontario hosting musicians, spoken word artists, workshops and more. The Hillside Festival occurs in late July on an island in Guelph Lake.
Music includes Rock, hip hop, alternative, punk, dance and comedy. Held over a weekend in Chicago.
Held Since 2006 at Bondi Beach. Community based festival that promotes peace through music. Hip Hop, Regee, electronica and world music
Held in Stip, eastern Macedonia.
Held annually in Victoria since 2005. It focuses on independent country music artists (about 95 percent of performers in the Australian country music industry).
Held each year in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. A 10 day extravaganza from all genres of music.
Held in Canberra annually. For five days Exhibition Park in Canberra dresses up and becomes a magic place, filled with colour and sound. Hundreds of the world’s best musicians perform daily, in a non-stop flow of entertainment across twenty two venues.
Festival in the lake city Ohrid.
An annual rock and dance festival held in County Kildare, Ireland, over 3 days.
A Christian music festival.
Began in 2007 at Wiseman‘s Ferry, on the banks of the Hawksbury River. This unique Australian music festival has emerged as an eclectic mix of sounds featuring a diverse mix of international and local artists spread over 3 days.
Is a New Years Eve camp-out rock music festival at Pyramid Rock, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia. It runs over 2 nights.
Held annually once or twice a year, by the BBC. It’s a free music festival and is held in different venues around the UK.
Is a large electronic music, art and lifestyle festival, located in Victoria, Australia. It is considered by some one of the best festivals in the world 2007 was its 10th year running.
An annual music festival held simultaneously in Leeds and Reading. Held over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Held in Perth since 1999. A Celebration of Australian Rock Music
One of the oldest Macedonian Festivals. From 1998 it has been used to pick the Macedonian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest
It is punk/rock/hardcore-orientated. Soundwave 2007 is by far the biggest Soundwave held so far. Held In Major Cities around Australia.
An arts, camping and music festival. A variety of Australian and international artists perform at this event. The festival occurs annually, early January, at the Sir Stewart Bovell Park in Busselton, Western Australia.
Held in Hobart, Tasmania every year. It is similar to the Big Day Out.
Splendour In The Grass is an annual music festival held in July at Belongil Fields, outside Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia.
First started at the Uni of Canberra to celebrate the laying of the foundation stone in 1968. It has grown into a 3 day festival.
Considered by some to be one of the best Balkan festivals. Includes singers from the former Yugoslavian countries.
Held each year at selected Cathedrals in England, for a week long event. One of the oldest in Europe.
An annual festival which has been held in Scotland since 1994.
An annual music festival that takes place in Mexico City. A great mix of Mexican musicians that include Ska, indie, rock, punk and metal.
A multi-day music festival in New Orleans, Louisiana that was originally held on Halloween weekend in 1999, it has since moved between the weekend before Halloween and Halloween weekend throughout the years.
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