It’s official — the first half of the year is over, and we’re now three weeks into the rest of 2019.
Have you been working hard without having taken the opportunity to stop and smell the roses or to let your hair down and have some serious fun to the tune of live beats?
Tickets to Weekend 2 of Tomorrowland in Belgium are already sold out, but if you have yet to lock down your travel plans, or wish to fly away on an impromptu getaway you’ll never forget, read on for our top pick of music festivals happening worldwide between now and the end of the year.
Fuji Rock Festival
While it no longer takes place at the base of Mount Fuji, where it got its name, Fuji Rock Festival continues to be the largest outdoor music event in Japan with over 200 Japanese and international musicians. Jason Mraz, Sia, Death Cab For Cutie, Thom Yorke and The Chemical Brothers are expected to take the stage this weekend, and tickets are almost all sold out — fastest fingers first if you wish to make it there.
Official Website: https://www.fujirockfestival.com
Dates: 26 to 28 July 2019
Venue: Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan
If Europe and dance music isn’t quite your thing, Lollapalooza, one of the best-known rock music festivals in the US, holds performances that also include alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and pop music. This year’s lineup of over 170 bands and artists include Childish Gambino, Tame Impala, Ariana Grande, The Strokes, and The Chainsmokers, and eight stages to ensure there’s something for everyone at any time.
Official Website: https://www.lollapalooza.com
Dates: 1 to 4 August 2019
Venue: Grant Park, Illinois, United States