Adore the power of music?

Enjoy something pretty powerful behind a music festival with Festival Downtown!

The crowd is heaving.

Thousands of people are feeling the same elation as you. The music lifts you together, and you feel connected to them all!

Each year there are tons of different festivals around the globe to choose from, and we offer a unique opportunity to visit each and every music festival in the world all the year round! Many great festivals include a wide range of genres in their lineup. Turn the sound on!

Music festivals

have come a long way to feat everyone, even if you've shunned most annual mud-fests in the past because you dance to disco and you don't like rock. But if you do, check the following rock music festivals:

The Roskilde Festival

Location: Roskilde, Denmark
When: June 29 - July 7
The Roskilde Festival is one of the oldest and most celebrated rock festivals in the world. The festival began in 1971 and has featured bands like Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Oasis, and Smashing Pumpkins.

The Download Festival

Location: Leicestershire, U.K.
When: Usually in June
The festival has spotlighted up-and-coming groups (such as the Answer) as well as veteran bands (like the reunited Limp Bizkit and Faith No More). There are a ton of bands playing on different stages during the three-day event.

The Reading Festival

Location: Reading, U.K.
When: The last weekend in August
Rock bands of all stripes appear at the festival, including Blink-182, Queens of the Stone Age and Paramore.

The Newport Folk Festival

Location: Newport, Rhode Island, US
When: July 27-29
Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real were featured with other traditional folk acts along with renegade country artist Sturgill Simpson.

Jazz lovers should definitely visit:

Newport Jazz Festival

Location: Newport, Rhode Island
When: August 3-5
The festival features three full days of jazz on four unique stages on the grounds at Fort Adams State Park situated at the mouth of Newport Harbor. The festival features four stages of world-class musicians, food, and crafts and a number of exhibits.

Montreux Jazz Festival

Location: Montreux, Switzerland
When: June 27 – July 6
A legendary festival that can boast such an impressive alumnus of previous performers, from Miles Davis, B.B. King and Nina Simone through to David Bowie, Bob Dylan, and Queen.

Awakenings Festival

Location: Spaarnwoude, Netherlands
Where: June 29-30
The largest open-air techno festival in the world, bringing those at the very top of the scene.

Distortion

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
When: May 29 - June 2
The festival is a celebration of street life and new dance music, so what else could it be other than a massive, 100,000 people strong street party?

Check out the most famous mixed music festivals:

Whatever your genre – EDM, rock, hip hop, pop or metal – there's something tailor-made for everyone.

Glastonbury Music Festival

Location: Pilton, Somerset
When: June 26-30
The largest music and performing arts festival ever, the Glastonbury Music Festival, is the predecessor for all imitators that have come after it. With music played on over 100 different stages, and approximately 175,000 in attendance, the Glastonbury Music Festival is still the grandest of all outdoor entertainment.

Coachella

Location: Inland Empire’s Coachella Valley, Colorado Desert
When: Usually in April
Numerous famous music artists entertain huge crowds every year. People gather with their friends, enjoy good music and even express their fashion taste during the week of Coachella Festival.

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Location: Manchester, Tennessee
When: Usually in June
Diverse headliners can range from the Beastie Boys and Eminem to Muse and Paul McCartney, from Willie Nelson to Radiohead and Tool.

Outside Lands Festival

Location: San Francisco, California
When: August 9-11
The highly anticipated Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco is one of the Most Popular Music Events, that brings some of the hottest musical acts in the world to San Francisco every summer.

Olivier Barlow

a founder of Festival Downtown

Festival Downtown is an organisation created by Olivier Barlow, the former event manager, in 2011. We are professionals aiming to show how powerful music can sound all around the globe. Enjoy your favourite bands and celebs performing live on the greatest music festivals and let us take all the formalities.

From castles and underground caves to spectacular beach fronts, there are some spectacular venues and stellar line-ups that prove the best music festivals aren’t always the biggest. But it’s not just the quirky locations that set them apart, it’s their unique vibe – intimate, friendly and feel-good – that means you won’t forget them in a hurry.

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