The crowd is heaving and you don’t notice the sweat in your eyes. Thousands of human beings are feeling the same elation as you. The tune lifts you together, and you feel connected to them all. That’s the strength of music. And that’s the singular ride of a tune festival.
The quality tune gala’s in the world aren’t always the largest, but we’d all agree there’s something noticeably effective behind a music festival that can pull extra than three million people. Here we’ve listed the pinnacle 10 largest fairs in the world – so you can pull out the glitter and enjoy.
5. Rock In Rio
South America’s largest tune pageant is arguably the world’s shiniest. With a star-studded line-up each year, the pageant is famend for packing in the large headliners. In 2015, Katy Perry, Rhianna, Queen, Metallica, Rod Stewart and Elton John played, just to title a few. And if you head to Brazil for the 2017 festival, you’ll see Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Alicia Keys, Bon Jovi and Guns n’ Roses, plus many others. The pageant is additionally held in Madrid and Lisbon in the years the Brazil match is taking a break.
Where: Rio de Janiero, Brazil When: When: Every second year. 2017, 2019 and so on. Attendance: 700,000 in 2015
4. Woodstock (Poland)
Named after the well-known 1969 pageant in New York, the Polish Woodstock is a fitting tribute to rock, pop, metal and folk. With headliners such as The Prodigy taking part in to greater than 1 million people, the festival has a history of big crowds and a one of a kind vibe. Entry is free and the festival’s motto is ‘Love, Friendship and Music’ in honour of the original, conscious-shifting festival.
Where: Kostrzyn nad Odra, Poland When: Annually in August Attendance: 750,000 in 2014
Summerfest is the ‘people’s party’. As the largesttrackpageant in the USA, it’s also one of the cheapest, with an all-access day ticket solely $20. Over the course of 11 days, it hosts greater than 800 acts and greater than 800,000 punters. In 2016, Paul McCartney headlined and in 2017 the pageant will rejoice its 50th birthday with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pink and Bob Dylan.
Where: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA When: Annually in late June to early July Attendance: 804,000 in 2016
Africans be aware of how to party and Morocco’s Mawazine Festival is a testament to that. With annual attendance round the 2.65 million mark, they pull big acts such as Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake and Rod Stewart, as properly as a largenumber of African luminaries such as Amadou & Mariam, and Tinariwen. A get together of Moroccan culture and arts, it wasbeganwith the aid of the non-public secretary to King Mohammad IV and lives on as an terrific tribute to African music.
Where: Rabat, Morocco When: Annually in May Attendance: 2.65 million in 2015
Vienna has lengthy been domestic to musical geniuses, with luminaries such as Mozart being previous residents, so it’s no shock it’s now home to the biggest pageant in the world. Held on an island in the center of the Danube River, Donauinsel fest attracted a whopping 3.1 million humans in 2016. It’s open air, it’s free, and it’s on every year at the start of summer. With more than 200 acts on eleven stages, there’s a large variety of music, and in 2017, one of the headliners will be a tribute concert to song legend Falco.
Where: Vienna, Austria When: Annually in June Attendance: 3.1 million in 2016