Best music festivals in the world 2020
2020 is finally here and with it comes the start of a new decade and plenty of opportunities to travel and attend music festivals around the world. This year seems to be a promising one for music lovers worldwide as numerous artists and bands have announced their slots on popular music festival lineups or big world tours. If you’re looking to attend a music festival in 2020, it’s a good idea to have a look at lineups, ticket prices and dates. Here’s what you can expect from the best music festivals in the world 2020:
When and where: 30 July – 2 August 2020, Chicago, USA + other dates in Paris, Germany, São Paulo, Buenos Aires and Santiago
Tickets: Usually start at around $340 plus taxes and fees.
Alternative music lover? Lollapalooza 2020 is for you! This annual music festival takes place in Chicago and features enormous lineups that include rock, pop, rap, EDM and more. This year, Lollapalooza promises four days, eight stages and more than 170 bands. The lineup for Lollapalooza 2020 has not yet been released, but keep your eye on their website for updates.
Download Festival 2020
When and where: 12-14 June 2020, Derby, UK
Tickets: Usually start at around £243.00.
Download has been dominating the rock and metal music festival scene for many years and is seen as one of the best music festivals in the world 2020. Every year, fans try to predict the lineup on social media, but Download always seems to have a surprise or two up their sleeve. Download Festival 2020’s lineup includes Kiss, Iron Maiden, System Of A Down, Deftones, Korn and Disturbed.
When and where: 24-28 June 2020, Pilton, UK
Tickets: Usually start at £265 + £5 booking fee per ticket.
Glastonbury is a five-day festival held annually in the UK. This giant music festival is known for its enormous lineup packed with both popular and alternative artists and bands. The Glastonbury lineup 2020 includes Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift and Diana Ross.
Rock am Ring / Rock im Park
When and where: 5-7 June 2020, Nürburgring / Nuremberg, Germany
Tickets: Usually start at around 194,00 EUR
The Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festivals are two rock and metal music festivals held simultaneously every year. Rock am Ring takes place at the Nürburgring race track, and Rock im Park takes place at the Zeppelinfeld in Nürnberg. The Rock im Park 2020 and Rock am Ring 2020 lineups include Alter Bridge, Billy Talent, Bush and Korn.
Reading Festival / Leeds Festival
When and where: 27-30 August 2020, Reading / Leeds, UK
Tickets: Usually start at around £221.40 for a weekend pass
The Reading and Leeds Festivals are two festivals that take place annually in Reading and Leeds. The festivals take place simultaneously over one weekend and the lineup usually includes a variety of rock, pop, punk and indie artists. This year, Liam Gallagher has been confirmed as a headline so far. Keep an eye on their website for more updates.
Music festivals are still booming around the world and organisers are finding more innovative ways to improve the experience year after year; stages get bigger, camping options get more comfortable and lineups get more interesting. So, who knows what 2020’s batch of festivals will bring to ticketholders! One thing is certain, however, there is enough variety across the world for everyone. So, whether you want to make a whole trip out of it or simply want to escape for a weekend, you’ll find your festival this year!
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