Indie Rock Festivals

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Indie Rock Festivals

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Ansan Valley Rock Festival

Ansan Valley Rock Festival

Ansan's Daebu Sea Breeze Theme Park gears up for three days of rock, metal and electro each July during the Ansan Valley Rock Festival. South ...
Asia South Korea Ansan Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals July
Beale Street Music Festival

Beale Street Music Festival

Forming part of the Memphis in May celebrations, the Beale Street Music Festival has been serving up some of the biggest names in rock, country, ...
North America United States Tennessee Memphis, TN Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals March
Benicassim Festival

Benicassim Festival

When the sun gets high in the summer July sky, bolt to Benicassim for one of Europe's biggest rock and indie music festivals, Festival Internacional ...
Europe Spain Valencia Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals July
Berlin Festival

Berlin Festival

This is Templehof Tower, you have clearance to party. Join Berlin's beautiful people at the runways and hangars of the iconic, Flughafen Tempelhof for the ...
Europe Germany Berlin Indie Rock Festivals Rock Festivals September
Bilbao Live

Bilbao Live

Each July, more than one hundred thousand revellers make the trek to Bilbao in the Basque Country for a three day alternative and heavy rock ...
Europe Spain Bilbao Indie Rock Festivals Rock Festivals July
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

Join the happy throng of 80,000+ Bonnaroovians as the descend upon a 700 acre parcel of farmland in Manchester, Tennessee for four days of epic ...
North America United States Tennessee Manchester, TN Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals June
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Each April the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California plays host to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (Coachella to its friends), a three ...
North America United States California Los Angeles, CA Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals April
Dour Festival

Dour Festival

They year, 1989; five up-and-coming French-speaking bands play to 2,000 attendees from the one stage at the inaugural, Dour Festival. Today the four day event ...
Europe Belgium Brussels Indie Rock Festivals July
Eurosonic Noorderslag

Eurosonic Noorderslag

An immensely popular event on the European music industry calendar, Eurosonic Noorderslag presents showcases by more than 350 acts alongside a conference programme featuring 150 ...
Europe Netherlands Groningen Indie Rock Festivals New Media Festivals January
EXIT Magic Adventure

EXIT Magic Adventure

What began as a student movement fighting for peace and democracy in Serbia and the Balkan region has grown into one of the world's largest ...
Europe Serbia Novi Sad Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals July
Firefly Music Festival

Firefly Music Festival

Over four fab days each June, Firefly Music Festival piles on a plethora of unforgettable rock and indie performances and engaging attractions in a wonderfully ...
North America United States Delaware Dover, DE Indie Rock Festivals Rock Festivals June
Flow Festival

Flow Festival

For five days each and every August join the beautiful people at Helsinki's world-class, Flow Festival. Set at the site of a disused former power ...
Europe Finland Helsinki Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals Popular Music Festivals August
Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit

Set on the grounds of the Irish Museum of Modern Art in the centre of Dublin City, Forbidden Fruit is a relative noob on the ...
Europe Ireland Dublin Indie Rock Festivals Rock Festivals June
Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts

Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts

Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts — or simply Glasto to its friends — is a multi-headed behemoth of an event, a legendary hippie gathering ...
Europe England Pilton Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals Performing Arts Festivals June
Halifax Pop Explosion

Halifax Pop Explosion

Each October the Nova Scotian capital pulls out all the stops during the Halifax Pop Explosion. Founded way back in 1993, today the Explosion's power ...
North America Canada Halifax Indie Rock Festivals Electronic Dance Music Festivals October
Hurricane Festival

Hurricane Festival

With a history as turbulent as its name, Hurricane first graced the stage as Es rockt in der Heide in 1973. In 1977 as the ...
Europe Germany Bremen Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals June
Iceland Airwaves

Iceland Airwaves

For those who have never endured the frigid cold and encompassing dark of a Nordic winter, let the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival entice you to ...
Europe Iceland Reykjavik Indie Rock Festivals Cultural Festivals November
Isle of Wight Festival

Isle of Wight Festival

The Isle of Wight Festival has a distant history as infamous and colourful as any music festival still doing the rounds. Originally held for the ...
Europe England Isle of Wight Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals June
Leeds Festival

Leeds Festival

Featuring the biggest names in rock, year in and year out, the Leeds Festival — part of the Reading and Leeds Festivals that share a ...
Europe England Leeds Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals August
Life is Beautiful Festival

Life is Beautiful Festival

A relative newbie on the mega-festival block, Life is Beautiful is already making big waves and attracting huge names to Vegas for three days of ...
North America United States Nevada Las Vegas, NV Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals October
Live Music Festival

Live Music Festival

From hip-hop and r 'n' b, to pop, rock and everything in between, Krakow's Live Music Festival has been serving up an eclectic combo of ...
Europe Poland Krakow Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals August
Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza is more than just a music festival, it's a three-day rock extravaganza and fast becoming a windy city institution. It takes place on 115 ...
North America United States Illinois Chicago, IL Indie Rock Festivals Rock Festivals August
Lovebox Festival

Lovebox Festival

The Lovebox Festival is the brainchild of London-based electronic music duo, Groove Armada. The event kicked off in 2003 to celebrate the anniversary of the ...
Europe England London Electronic Dance Music Festivals Indie Rock Festivals July
Low Festival

Low Festival

More than 60,000 revellers descend upon the Spanish resort town of Benidorm for three days of partying under the Mediterranean sun during the annual Low ...
Europe Spain Benidorm Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals July
Open'er Festival

Open'er Festival

Voted the Best Major Festival by the European Festival Awards awards not once but twice (2009 and 2010), Gdansk's Open'er Festival is big league. For ...
Europe Poland Gdansk Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals July
Rebellion Festival

Rebellion Festival

Punk is alive and well — kicking and screaming in fact — at Blackpool's annual, Rebellion Festival. For four days on six stages, with over ...
Europe England Blackpool Punk Festivals Indie Rock Festivals August
Reeperbahn Festival

Reeperbahn Festival

Hamburg's most infamous strip, The Reeperbahn, plays host to Germany's largest club festival each September. The Reeperbahn Festival attracts more than 30,000 revellers to the ...
Europe Germany Hamburg Electronic Dance Music Festivals Indie Rock Festivals September
Rock-A-Field

Rock-A-Field

For three days in June, the world of rock and indie music turns its focus to Luxembourg for their annual, Rock-A-Field Festival. Local talent plays ...
Europe Luxembourg Luxembourg City Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals June
Rockwave Festival

Rockwave Festival

Now into its third decade, Rockwave is an Athens institution serving up the cream of Greek and international metal, rock, pop and indie since 1996. ...
Europe Greece Athens Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals June
Sasquatch! Music Festival

Sasquatch! Music Festival

Since 2002, the spectacular Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington (pun probably intended) has played host to the Sasquatch! Music Festival — a belter of a ...
North America United States Washington George, WA Indie Rock Festivals Rock Festivals May
Splashy Fen Festival

Splashy Fen Festival

On a farm near Underberg in the province of KwaZulu-Natal (set against a magical backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains), the good party-people of South Africa ...
Africa South Africa Underberg Indie Rock Festivals Rock Festivals March
St. Jerome's Laneway Festival (Singapore)

St. Jerome's Laneway Festival (Singapore)

St. Jerome's Laneway Festival began life as a Sunday session at the now defunct St. Jerome's bar in Melbourne's Caledonian Lane. Over time, the sessions ...
Asia Singapore Singapore City Indie Rock Festivals Rock Festivals January
St. Jerome's Laneway Festival (Sydney)

St. Jerome's Laneway Festival (Sydney)

St. Jerome's Laneway Festival began life as a Sunday session at the now defunct St. Jerome's bar in Melbourne's Caledonian Lane. Over time, the sessions ...
Pacific Australia Sydney Indie Rock Festivals February
Sziget Festival

Sziget Festival

Join nigh on half a million revellers as they descend on Beautiful Budapest for one of Europe's biggest summer parties. We're talking the Sziget Festival ...
Europe Hungary Budapest Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals Electronic Dance Music Festivals August
Takedown Festival

Takedown Festival

Lovers of post-hardcore unite! Get ready for volume and make your way to Southampton Uni for the annual Takedown Festival. More than a dozen bands ...
Europe England Southampton Heavy Metal Festivals Indie Rock Festivals March
The Falls Music and Arts Festival (Lorne)

The Falls Music and Arts Festival (Lorne)

Kicking the West Coast since 1993, Lorne's Falls Festival is a bit of a Victorian New Year's Eve institution. Set high amongst the ancient mountains ...
Pacific Australia Lorne Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals December
The Governors Ball Music Festival

The Governors Ball Music Festival

The Governors Ball Music Festival is young but fast gaining a rep' as one the east coast's biggest summer bashes. For three days in June, ...
North America United States New York New York City, NY Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals June
Truck Festival

Truck Festival

Well into its second decade, Oxfordshire's Truck is one of the most respected events on the UK festival circuit. Having welcomed some of the biggest ...
Europe England Oxford Indie Rock Festivals Rock Festivals July
United Islands of Prague

United Islands of Prague

Prague's Kampa, Střeleck√Ĺ and Slovansk√Ĺ Islands and the adjacent river banks of the Vltava play host to the annual, United Islands of Prague. For three ...
Europe Czech Republic Prague Electronic Dance Music Festivals Indie Rock Festivals World Music Festivals June
V Festival

V Festival

A staple of the UK summer music festival calendar, the V Festival has been held across two comely stately parks for one epic cross-country weekend ...
Europe England Chelmsford Indie Rock Festivals Rock Festivals August
Voodoo Music Experience

Voodoo Music Experience

At New Orlean's Voodoo Music Experience they do do that voodoo that they do so well. Over three days around about Halloween each year, New ...
North America United States Louisiana New Orleans, LA Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals October
Wilderness Festival

Wilderness Festival

Oxfordshire's Wilderness Festival is fast gaining a reputation as one of the finest boutique fests in the UK. Set in the postcard-perfect Cornbury Park — ...
Europe England Oxford Rock Festivals Indie Rock Festivals August
Woodford Folk Festival

Woodford Folk Festival

Growing tired of the same old staid summer festival experience? Get yourself way down under my friend — all the way to the top of ...
Pacific Australia Woodford Folk and Folk Music Festivals Indie Rock Festivals December

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