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7 of the Top Annual Music Festivals You’d Want to Experience

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Coachella
Where: Indio, California, USA
When: Annually (2017: 14-16 April, 21-23 April)
Why go: Touted as one of the best music festivals in the US, Coachella does not disappointment by consistently coming up with impressive line-ups over the years. It attracts a huge number of artists and music enthusiasts from around the world.

Governors Ball
Where: Randall’s Island Park, New York City, New York, USA
When: Annually (2017: 2-4 June)
Why go: This music festival showcase different genres of music and gathers some of the biggest names in the music industry.

Electric Daisy Carnival
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
When: Annually (2017: 16-18 June)
Why go: Electric Daisy Carnival or EDC is one of the world’s biggest electronic dance music festivals.

KCON
Where: New York and Los Angeles, USA
When: Annually (2017: 23-24 June [NY], 18-20 August [LA])
Why go: K-pop fan or not, this music convention is worth checking out. It features top Korean pop idols and stars, great music, and a unique festival culture and experience.

Newport Folk Festival
Where: Newport, Rhode Island, USA
When: Annually (2017: 28-30 July)
Why go: This annual festival dates back to 1959. It features an interesting mix of music genres including blues, country, folk rock, indie folk, and other contemporary music.

Lollapalooza
Where: Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA
When: Annually (2017: 3-6 August)
Why go: Lollapalooza enjoys a good reputation as one of the best organized music festivals. It features a wide range of music — from hip hop to alternative rock among others.

Austin City Limits
Where: Zilker Park, Austin, Texas, USA
When: Annually (2017: 3-6 August)
Why go: ACL is a popular music festival in the US and happens much later than other music events like Coachella. Enjoy great music during an event that spans two weekends.