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North America Festivals in 2011 (28 festivals)

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 Marvin's Mountaintop, Masontown, W Virginia, United States
 Further, Primus, Toots and the Maytals, John Butler Trio
West Virginia is the setting for this splendid festival. It's quite grass roots with jam and folk acts but has expanded recently to include reggae, blues and funk / rock. There are usually three stages at the festival: the main stage, flanked by a smaller stage, and the Grassroots stage [ more... ]
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 Zilker Park, Austin, Texas, United States
 Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Coldplay, Kanye West, Fleet Foxes
Austin sticks out in Texas like a sore thumb. It's cool, it's happening and when it comes to music it's a Worldwide player. City Limits has the kind of line up festival organisers dream of, with the best 2nd tier billing around. Not only do you get the big names but the support acts [ more... ]
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 Manchester, Tennessee, United States
 Eminem, Arcade Fire, Widespread Panicx, Neil Young
Four day multi stage camping festival. They are planning on streaming this festival via Vevo, so if you can't make it to Manchester, then watch highlights online.  [ more... ]
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 Gibbons, Alberta, Canada
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 Black Rock City, Black Rock Desert, Nevada, United States
Trying to explain what Burning Man is to someone who has never been to the event is a bit like trying to explain what a particular colour looks like to someone who is blind. There is no money, no headline and no particular rules. You are the party and it's in the middle of the desert, so make [ more... ]
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 Nashville, Tennessee, United States
 Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban, Reba, The Band Perry
The artists that participate in CMA Music Festival do so for free, donating their time out of appreciation for the fans. To honor the dedication and time our artists commit to the Festival, CMA donates half the net proceeds from the event to charity on the artists’ behalf. Launched in 2001, the [ more... ]
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 Empire Polo Club, Indio, California, United States
 Daft Punk, Arcade Fire, Aphex Twin , Pearl Jam, The Strokes, !!!
Festival in the middle of the Californian desert. Amazing bands and not a drop of rain. Great environmental policies and some crazy art installations. The event features many genres of music including alternative rock, hip hop, and electronic music as well as large sculptures. The event has several [ more... ]
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 Las Vegas Motor Speedway., Las Vegas, United States
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 Randalls Island Park, New York, United States
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 Miller Brothers Ranch, Macleay, Oregon, United States
Fabulous grassroots festival with music, circus and workshops. Take a dip or sample the local produce before a full program of live events. VIP packages are available.  [ more... ]
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 Twin Springs, Idaho, United States
Esthetic Evolution is a community based, participant driven music and art festival centered around progressive thinking and self-expression. The event features live electronic music performances and art installations covering an entire weekend, and encourages attendees to contribute to the [ more... ]
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 Guelph, Ontario, Canada
 Hooded Fang, Hollerado, Little Scream, Lost in the Trees,Paper Lions
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Started out as a free festival and evolved into a friendly, non commercial, volunteer based happening. Set on the shores of a lake and catering for a diverse crowd of all ages, this is worth a look. There is camping organised through the Guelph Lake Conservation Area and leaving no trace is of [ more... ]
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 Grant Park, Chicago, United States
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3 day, 8 stage music happening in Chicago. It has a sister festival in Chile. There are plenty of things to see and do in the park, and some big brands are there to show off their new items. There is a tent for buying CDs and many of the artists playing that day stop by to do autograph sessions, so [ more... ]
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 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 Diana Krall,Sade, Pink Martini,Chet Baker, Norah Jones, Gil Scott Heron
This event has been going for over 30 years and pulls some of the largest names on the jazz circuit. It spans over a week and there are open air events as well as concerts indoors. Book your accommodation well in advance as things tend to get busy. Weather is hot and sticky, so pack light.  [ more... ]
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 Walker, Minnesota, United States
 3 Doors Down, Kiss, Stone Temple Pilots, Hairball, Cain
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Celebrating its 20th year this is a monster rock jam on a farm in America's mid west. There have been some great names to grace its stages and this year should see some extra special talent to bring in the double decade. There is the main concert area, but check out the Saloon Stage for some [ more... ]
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 New Orleans, United States
 Willie Nelson, The Strokes, Robert Plant, Arcade Fire, John Legend, Wyclef
With 12 stages of soul-stirring music—jazz, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, blues, R&B, rock, funk, African, Latin, Caribbean, folk, and much more—the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is a singular celebration. The event has showcased most of the great artists of New Orleans and Louisiana of the [ more... ]
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 Fort Adams State Park, Newport, United States
 Decemberists, Gilian Welch, EmmyLou Harris, Elvis Costello
Famous for when Bob Dylan decided to go electric. Went down like a lead balloon. Now it carries on a tradition of prominently displaying the best concurrent examples of popular and indy folk music. Already past its 50th anniversary, essential and fresh voices alike have graced the stage. Very mellow [ more... ]
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 St Helen's Island, Montreal, Canada
 Eminem, Death Cab for Cutie, Flaming Lips, Elvis Costello
Stuck in the middle of Montreal this inner city festival is accessible from many East Coast US towns, so draws a mixed crowd of locals and tourists. The great thing is you can take the metro there and leave the car far behind. It's sponsored by Blackberry and has some major headline acts.  [ more... ]
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 George, Washington, United States
 Foo Fighters, Flaming Lips, Death Cab for Cutie, Wilco
The Gorge Amphitheatre is possibly the most magical setting for a festival. The Columbia River flows by in the distance and sunsets are legendary. The festival is in Spring so temperatures do not get too high (unlike some of the attendees). No seriously folks, this should be on your list of things [ more... ]
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 Salmo River Ranch, Salmo, BC, Canada
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Shambhala is, and always will be, completely free of corporate sponsorship and is funded solely by ticket sales. It grew organically by word of mouth – friends bringing friends – from a gathering of 500 or so in ’98 to the small city of 12,000 it is today. Ticket sales are capped at 10,000, keeping [ more... ]
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All 2011 Festivals
UK  (233 festivals)
Europe  (112 festivals)
North America  (28 festivals)
Canada (5 festivals)
United States (23 festivals)
Asia  (6 festivals)
Australia & NZ  (34 festivals)
South America  (3 festivals)
Africa  (11 festivals)
 
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