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This page will list some of the most important music festivals around the world, categorized by region and country.
 
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[[File:Trent Reznor Lollapalooza 1991.jpg|thumb|Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails during a live performance in the Lollapalooza tour]]
  
 
[[File:Ursynalia 2012, Mastodon 11.jpg|thumb|The audience at the concert band Mastodon at the festival Ursynalia 2012.]]
 
[[File:Ursynalia 2012, Mastodon 11.jpg|thumb|The audience at the concert band Mastodon at the festival Ursynalia 2012.]]
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{{Musicfestivals| [http://www.eurockeennes.fr/'''Eurockeennes'''], [[Malsaucy]]| July| Located on a pristine nature preserve, music fans enjoy the best in alternative rock from multiple stages.}}
 
{{Musicfestivals| [http://www.eurockeennes.fr/'''Eurockeennes'''], [[Malsaucy]]| July| Located on a pristine nature preserve, music fans enjoy the best in alternative rock from multiple stages.}}
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[[File:Björk - Hurricane Festival.jpg|thumb|Björk at the Hurricane Festival, 16 July 2003]]
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{{Musicfestivals| [http://www.hurricane.de/'''Hurricane Festival'''], [[Bremen]]| June | This huge event features a wide array of alternative contemporary acts.  Attendances are typically between 40,000 - 60,000}}
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{{Musicfestivals| [http://www.sacrumprofanum.com/'''Sacrum Profanum'''], [[Krakow]]| September| Forward thinking music festival celebrating the best in modern contemporary and experimental styles}}
 
{{Musicfestivals| [http://www.sacrumprofanum.com/'''Sacrum Profanum'''], [[Krakow]]| September| Forward thinking music festival celebrating the best in modern contemporary and experimental styles}}
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{{Musicfestivals| [http://www.exitfest.org'''Exit'''], [[Novi Sad]]| July| This festival is a celebration of all things music and multimedia featuring the best in all popular music styles.}}
  
 
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{{Musicfestivals| [http://www.hangoutmusicfest.com/'''Hangout Music Fest'''], [[Gulf_Shores]]| May| Huge music festival with attendance numbers in the tens of thousands.  Featuring a mix of popular up and coming acts as well as legendary musicians}}
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{{Musicfestivals| [http://www.hangoutmusicfest.com/'''Hangout Music Fest'''], [[Gulf Shores]]| May| Huge music festival with attendance numbers in the tens of thousands.  Featuring a mix of popular up and coming acts as well as legendary musicians}}
  
 
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[[File:Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn play a duet at Shakori Hills Festival in 2010..png|thumb|Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn play the Shakori Hills Festival, near Pittsboro, NC in 2010. ]]
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{{Musicfestivals| [http://shakorihillsgrassroots.org/'''Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival'''], [[Pittsboro]]| October | Spanning over 4 days and hosting over 60 musical acts, this family oriented festival celebrates music, art, food, dance, and education.}}
  
 
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[[File:Skrillex at Sasquatch 2011.jpg|thumb|Skrillex at Sasquatch]]
 
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{{Musicfestivals| [http://www.sasquatchfestival.com/'''Sasquatch Festival'''], [[Quincy]]| May | Indie music along the base of the Colombia river.}}
 
{{Musicfestivals| [http://www.sasquatchfestival.com/'''Sasquatch Festival'''], [[Quincy]]| May | Indie music along the base of the Colombia river.}}

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This page will list some of the most important music festivals around the world, categorized by region and country.

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails during a live performance in the Lollapalooza tour
The audience at the concert band Mastodon at the festival Ursynalia 2012.

Festival Tours

The inflatable message board posting the day's performance schedule for the Warped Tour on June 27, 2012 at the Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, California.

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Slipknot at the mayhem festival 2008.

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Ozzfest author: Bryan

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Africa

Ethiopia

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Asia

Borneo

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Singapore

Rick Astley Live in Singapore

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Europe

Slash and Scott Weiland of Velvet Revolver

Belgium

Gentse Feesten 2009 Polé Polé

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Czech Republic

Jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, International Jazz Festival, Prague, Lucerna Music Hall, 1984

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Grind Market at Obscene Extreme Festival 2010

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Denmark

Maynard James Keenan performing at the 2006 Roskilde Festival

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England

Depeche Mode live at the O2 Wireless Festival in 2006

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Finland

Ilmajoki Music Festival by Carmen79

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Seinäjoki Provinssirock by Carmen79

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France

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Rock En Seine Music Festival by author: Evolutionmk

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Queens of the Stone Age at the Eurockéennes of 2007

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Germany

Björk at the Hurricane Festival, 16 July 2003

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Poland

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Sigur Rós at Sacrum Profanum Festival 2012 in Cracow

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Serbia

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Spain

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North America

Canada

British Columbia

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Ottawa

Kanye West performing at Bluesfest

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Prince Edward Island

Taylor Swift performing at the Cavendish Beach Music Festival in Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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USA

Alabama

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Alaska

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Arizona

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Arkansas

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California

Radiohead performing at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California on May 1, 2004. The last show of their Hail to the Thief tour. by: g_leon_h
Deadmau5 live at Coachella 2008.

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Gene Ween and Dean Ween

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Colorado

Connecticut

Jackie Greene performing at the Gathering of the Vibes in Bridgeport CT

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Delaware

Florida

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Georgia

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Hawaii

Corporal Mark Pellon, alto saxophonist, plays a solo during the Marforpac Big Bands performance at the Hawaiian Invitational Music Festival at Kapiolani Park, Honolulu, April 10.

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Idaho

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Illinois

n Deitra Farr performs at the Annual Chicago Blue Festival on June 10, 2012. Photo by Adam Bielawski

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Lollapalooza fest in 1991. Crowd at Lollapalooza New Jersey

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The Music Box, Chicago by Seth Anderson

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Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Midway Islands

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

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Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

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North Carolina

Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn play the Shakori Hills Festival, near Pittsboro, NC in 2010.

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North Dakota

Ohio

Sarah White appears at Nelsonville Music Festival in Nelsonville, Ohio on May 17, 2008.

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Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

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South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Chromeo performing at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, by divertingbailey

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Texas

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Utah

Imogen Heap at the Sundance film festival

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Vermont

Virginia

Washington

Skrillex at Sasquatch
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performing at Sasquatch 2011

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Washington, D.C.

West Virginia

Wisconsin

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Wyoming

South America

Brazil

Incubus en Rock in Rio Madrid 2012.

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Oceania

Tahiti

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