North Sea Round Town of Rotterdam offers concerts, exhibitions, master classes, lectures, jam sessions and after-parties for children and adults at no less than 100 Rotterdam indoor and outdoor locations. This is one big musical event with mostly free admission performances. The city warms up every day a little more, to end with a big bang: the North Sea Jazz Festival.
For more information about this year’s festival, visit http://www.northsearoundtown.com
Montreal Jazz Festival is an annual jazz festival held in Montreal, Quebec that holds the 2004 Guinness World Record as the world’s largest jazz festival. Every year it features roughly 3,000 artists from 30-odd countries, more than 650 concerts (including 450 free outdoor performances), and welcomes close to 2.5 million visitors (34% of whom are tourists). The festival takes place at 10 free outdoor stages and 10 indoor concert halls. A major part of the city’s downtown core is closed to traffic for ten days, as free outdoor shows are open to the public and held on many stages at the same time, from noon until midnight. Shows are held in a wide variety of venues, from relatively small jazz clubs to the large concert halls of Place des Arts. Some of the outdoor shows are held...
The Winnipeg Folk Festival is a summer folk music festival held in Birds Hill Provincial Park, near Winnipeg, Manitoba. It features a variety of folk artists from around the world, as well as a number of local artists, contemporary singer-songwriters, and children’s performers. There’s also a Food Village with an emphasis on local, organic, and fair trade ingredients and the Hand-Made Village which celebrates the long-standing history that folk art and crafts share with folk music festivals and features artisans from all over Canada and the United States.Camping is a popular at the Winnipeg Folk Festival, and the festival operates two unserviced campgrounds with late night animation and jams.
For more information, please visit http://winnipegfolkfestival.ca
Festival N°6 is an annual art and music festival held at Portmeirion, Wales. The festival presents a wide range of music genres, including rock and roll, folk, house, techno and dance. It can be qualified as a family festival, as specific places are organized to welcome whole families, as No.6’s Mischief Meadow for children and a designated family camping area. Working with ‘Attitude is Everything’, the festival is also adapted to disabled people.
For more information, visit http://www.festivalnumber6.com
This Lifestyle Festival is an annual event held in Cornwall, South West England, usually held over four days in mid-August. The event is a combination of live music and surfing/skateboarding competitions in and around the town of Newquay. The Fistral Beach site, where surfing in the UK began, plays host to the best in action sports including surf, skate and BMX competitions.
The party expands to the Festival site at Watergate Bay. Known throughout the land as Cornwall’s festival; Boardmasters Festival delivers a laid back festival atmosphere designed to bring out the inner surfer in everyone. This themed festival offers a tailored music offering across eight stages on arguably the most beautiful festival site in the UK.
For more information, visit http://www.boardmasters.co.uk
Latitude, is an award-winning festival with the very best from Music and the Arts; wander from Film to Music, Comedy to Literature and Theatre to Poetry in the stunning setting of Henham Park in the Suffolk countryside. Set in fairylight-lit woods, a lake and featuring a flock of multicoloured sheep, it is the cultural highlight of the summer festival season.
For more information, visit http://www.latitudefestival.com/
Satchmo SummerFest (also known as Satchmofest) is an annual music festival held in New Orleans, Louisiana, in celebration of the jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong. It is held in early August in order to coincide with August 4, Armstrong’s birthday. It has multiple stages, including stages for traditional and contemporary jazz, big-band jazz, and a children’s stage for up-and-coming jazz musician.
The Rüdesheimer wine festival has a unique atmosphere in the Rüdesheim, Germany. Cheerful winemakers get together with guests to show the gastronomic highlights of the region accompanied with live music, from noon until late, giving the right rhythm for young and old. Events include the Coronation of the Rüdesheimer wine queen.
For more information, visit http://www.ruedesheimer-weinfest.de
Experience the New Year’s Festival in Dublin as the city comes alive over 3 day’s for fun filled New Year’s festivities. Bringing together some of the country’s best talents, NYF Dublin offers you a host of free and family friendly activities and events guaranteed to entertain. Enjoy live gigs across the city at the NYF Music Trail. Watch how they bring the city streetscapes to life with cutting-edge 3D animations, discover the city at the Spoken Word Festival or follow the NYF Arts Trail or Dublin Discover Trail. Get active on Resolution Day by joining the New Year’s Day Fun Run from Dublin Castle, or take part in free exercise classes in Dublin city parks and fitness clubs.
The Temple Bar TradFest has gained a reputation as the one of the biggest and best traditional Irish music and culture festivals in Ireland. The festival takes place over 5 days and 5 nights with over 200 events. The festival has been recognised for its contribution to Irish traditional music and culture with several awards including Best Traditional Music Festival in the 2008 and 2009 Festival Awards. Numerous iconic venues are used to host concerts featuring talented and beloved musicians from Ireland.
Our festival started out in 2006 as a small niche traditional music festival, a first for Dublin. We wanted to create something special – a festival showcasing the cream of both Irish and international trad and folk artists while also providing a stage to promote the next...
Féile an Phobail (The Community’s Festival), also known as the West Belfast Festival is a community arts organisation known for its August Féile (Festival).
The festival was established in 1988 as a direct response to the conflict in Northern Ireland.
It aims to celebrate the positive side of the community with an eclectic mix of arts, culture, language and sports events included in the celebrations.
The festival takes place on and around Falls Road in Belfast. This ten day festival presents a wide range of arts and cultural activities over the first two weeks in August, including music concerts, comedy, exhibitions, discussions and debates, youth events, literary events, dramas, family, out door and community events, street performances, carnival parade, international food...
Mänttä Music Festival is the only piano festival in Finland, and has been organized for already 15 years. The festival features a wide range of pianists, from internationally famous artists to young Finnish talents. The brand new Serlachius Museum Gösta will be the new main concert venue. The main concert of the festival is by Paul Lewis (Great Britain) who will play Beethoven.
The Art Town Mänttä-Vilppula, the home of this festive is a beating heart of culture. Mänttä was founded due to large forests around it, water rapids running through the town and the paper patron G.A. Serlachius founding an industrial community to this small rural town. Now Mänttä is also a home of a great collection of older Finnish and European art at the Serlachius Fine Arts Foundation. In...
c/o pop international music festival is taking place from 20 – 24 August 2014, offering once again five days of exceptional musical entertainment by superstars and rising stars, heroes of the international scene and national newcomers. As ever the line up is strikingly international, featuring bands from more than 15 countries, featuring artists like ELBOW, KELIS, WARPAINT, AGNES OBEL as well as MOUNT KIMBIE, THE GLITCH MOB, CASHMERE CAT, KELE OKEREKE, ADULT JAZZ and GONJASUFI.
Dance-package €42 Euro
Discover-package €40 Euro
Strom Festival is not a traditional festival, but rather a selection of the best and strongest purveyors of electronic music on the Copenhagen event scene, which has evolved heavily over the last years.
This festival is sponsored by Generator Hostels
Alster Festival is Hamburg’s largest summer festival celebrated on the banks of the River Alster. The festival runs over four days and you can expect concerts, sporting activities plus live performances featuring over 500 national and international artists, acrobats and athletes. Four stages (“Rock’n Pop” stage, “Oldies but goldies” stage, a “maritime” stage, “NDR 90,3” stage) offer a wide choice of music from 10 A.M. till midnight every day. Every night at 10pm there is a fireworks display.