Music Festivals

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Music festivals in Europe

England and Ireland

Dublin International Organ & Choral Festival 

Guildford Live Music Festival 

Harrogate International Festival

Henley Festival of Music & the Arts 

York Early Music Festival

Bath International Music Festival

Bournemouth Musicmakers Festival

Brighton Festival

Buxton Festival

Cambridge Music Festival

Cheltenham International Festival of Music

Chester Summer Music Festival

Dorset, End of the Road festival

Dorset-Music at Plush summer music festival

Edinburgh International Festival

European Youth Summer Music

Gospel Rising

Harrogate International Youth Music Festival

Henley Festival of Music and the Arts

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Leicester Early Music Festival

Leicester International Music Festival

Lichfield International Arts Festival

Lincoln Early Music Festival

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

Norfolk and Norwich Festival

Northumberland Music Festivals

St Albans International Organ Festival

Winchester International Early Music Festival


Other European countries

Festival MusicAtlantico, Classical music festival, Portugal (Azores)

Trujillo festival of classical music  (Trujillo, Spain)

Summer Festivities of Early Music (Prague, Czech Republic)

Blues Estafette - blues festival, Utrecht, Holland.

Cortona Contemporary Music Festival (Italy)

International Jazz Festival Saalfelden, Austria)

International Music Festival (Kristianstad, Sweden)

Pukkelpop Festival - Belgian alternative music festival

Rhapsody! Prague Children’s Music Festival – Austria and the Czech Republic:  Vienna, Salzburg and Prague

Radovljica early music festival  Early music festival promoting music for early instruments by contemporary composers (Radovljica, Slovenia)

Reykjavik Arts Festival Iceland

Roskilde Festival - official site of the festival: news, schedules, band info, and more.

Salzburg Festival Page (Salzburg, Austria)

Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival Germany

Seviqc Brezice Festival Early Music festival. Slovenia

Summer of Music Festival  (9th & 10th of September 2006) open air festival in Warsaw Poland

Verbier Festival & Academy (Switzerland)

International festival – competition show  children and youth groups in the south Bohemia and Italy (České Budějovice, Wien, Venice, Rimini, Prague).

The Annecy Classic Festival of international classical music  (Annecy, France )

International Classical Music Festival of Cyclades. Annual event every 2nd half of August in Hermoupolis, Syros, Greece



Big Day Out Festival

Livid   Brisbane.

Melbourne Funk Festival - annual festival of funk and groove

Oz Rock Festival - Music Spectacular  Queenslands

Port Fairy Folk Festival  Port Fairy



IHLOMBE South African Choral Festival – Cape Town, Pretoria, Johannesburg & Game Park

Splashy Fen  South Africa



Canadian Music Week

Music Festival Vancouver Island. Roots and world music (Comox Valley, Vancouver Island)

Elora Festival  world music, folk, jazz, popular, chamber music, traditional choral music.

Quebec Summer Festival World Music event

Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

Greenlight Youth Festival of the Arts Vancouver

Halifax On Music - independent music festival.

Harvest Moon - Christian music festival in Edmonton

Maritime Fiddle Festival

MusicFest Canada

Orford Chamber Music Festival (Canton d'Orford, Quebec)

The Winnipeg Folk Festival

Vancouver Chamber Music Festival



Kitakyushu International Music Festival


South America

 Melodia! South American Music Festival – Brazil and Argentina:  Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, La Plata and Buenos Aires


13th Annual Early Brass Festival:

All American Music Festival (Orlando, Florida)

American Festival of Microtonal Music

Amherst Early Music Festival

Artsplosure - Raleigh, NC jazz and art festival.

Aspen Music Festival (Aspen, CO)

Austin Chamber Music Festival

Baltimore Blues Festival

Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival

Belleyare Music Festival classical, jazz, folk, and popular music.

Berkeley Early Music Festival

Binghamton Summer Music Festival - Binghamton, NY

Black Mountain Music Festival - blues, folk, and rock festival  

Bloomington Early Music Festival (Bloomington, IN)

Bonk Festival of New Music

Boston Early Music Festival (Cambridge, MA)

Boulder Bach Festival (Boulder, CO)

Britt Festivals (Southern Oregon)

California World Music Festival

Cello Related Festivals, Summer Camps, Congresses, etc.

Chico World Music Festival Featuring artists and performers from around the world.


Cleveland Institute of Music Art Song Festival (Cleveland, OH)

Colorado Music Festival

Cooperstown Chamber Music Festival

Detroit Electronic Music Festival dance music

Festival International de Louisiane

Festival-Institute at Round Top, Texas

Florida International Festival

Folk on the Rocks Music Festival

Freedom FestSnohomish Washington

Grand Canyon Music Festival

Grand Teton Music Festival

Great American Brass Band Festival (Danville, Kentucky)

Health & Harmony Music and Arts Festival

High Sierra Music Festival

Houston International Festival

Icicle Creek Music Festival - Chamber Music Festival and Institute (Leavenworth, Washington)

International Choir Festival of Jersey

International Progressive Music Festival

Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival

Jubilee!JAM Mississippi.

Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival

Ladyfest 2000 - festival of music, art, spoken word, and film by women

Lotus World Music Festival (Bloomington, IN)

Louisiana State University Festival of Contemporary Music

Mainly Mozart Music Festival

Midsummer Mozart Festival (San Francisco Bay Area)

Monterey Jazz Festival

The Nederland Music & Arts Festival Outdoor music festival located in the mountains of Nederland, Colorado. Bluegrass, Jazz and World-Beat genres.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

NewtonFest Springtime Blues Jam, Newton, North Carolina

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival / Yale Summer School of Music

Oklahoma International BlueGrass Festival (Guthrie, Oklahoma)

Old Settler's Music Festival. Austin, Texas

Oregon Bach Festival - A program of the University of Oregon School of Music

Other Minds (Dedicated to new and unusual music)

Rocky Mountian Ragtime Festival

Saltnote Stageworks Summer music festival and young artist program for emerging singers, actors and instrumentalists

San Francisco Blues Festival

Santa Cruz Blues Festival

South Shore Summer Music Festival (Westport, CT)

Stonesong Summer Festival (Bloomington, IN)

SunFest - features jazz, pop, classic and modern rock, reggae, world beat, R&B, and gospel.

Tanglewood Music Festival (Boston, MA)

Token Creek Chamber Music Festival (Madison, WI)

Vikingland Band Festival - marching band competition.

Vintage Band Festival- International Wind Music History Symposium and
 Vintage Band Music Festival, July 27 to August 1, 2006 ( Northfield Minnesota)

Walnut Valley Festival - international convention of acoustic musicians.

Webdance Festival - online film, music, and comedy festival .

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