Over the decades, music festivals have continued to take the world by storm. The first major music festival was known as ‘The Monterey Pop Festival.’ The three-day rock festival happened in 1967 and was a starter for other festivals, including Woodstock. Today, music festivals around the globe host hundreds of visitors, with people coming from various parts of the world to see some big names in the music industry. Many music festivals host big artists yearly, but there are just a few big music festivals in the world, and here are the most famous.
1. Music Festival: Coachella
Location: California, USA
Usually held in April, Coachella is a memorable music festival in the USA. People assemble in the Coachella Valley, dressed in sexy Coachella Fashion and flower crowns. The event sells over 200,000 tickets every year.
Location: Boom, Belgium
Held in July, Tomorrowland is a great music festival common with electronic Dance groups and electronic music DJs. Celebrities like David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Avicii and Dillon Francis have performed in the festival.
Location: Novi Sad, Serbia
Exit is a popular music festival that is recognized all over the globe. The festival brings together different genres of music such as reggae, rock, electronic, hip-hop and punk. The event takes place at the famous Petrovaradin Fortress and has been happening since 2000. Artists such as Wiz Khalifa, David Guetta and Nicky Romero have performed in the festival.
4. Splendour in the Grass
Location: Byron Bay, Australia
The famous music festival takes place during summer and has been happening every year in Australia since 2000. The festival features Indie rock, electronic and hip-hop genres. Some of the artists who have performed in the festival include James Blake, Flume, Santigold and Strokes.
5. Fuji Rock
Location: Yuzawa, Japan
In Japan, the biggest outdoor music festival is Fuji Rock. The Asian festival began in 1998, when it took place around Mount Fuji, although it is now held in the Naeba Ski Resort. The festival showcases electronic music and features artists such as James Blake, Ben Harper and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers.’