When we think about music festivals, Coachella, Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo come to mind. But the spread of music festivals led to a variety of cultures for people with an adventurous spirit. Here’s a roundup of some of the weirdest in the world music festivals.
Every year, Leipzig in Germany turns black for almost a week. A special “black tram” runs through the city center, local shops and cafes paint their exteriors black, and hundreds of people walk the streets dressed only in black. The Wave Gotik Treffen festival is the reason. The festival is a huge gathering of Gothic culture, music, fashion and arts. With over 20,000 participants, WGT Leipzig is one of the largest and most popular events in Europe. It started in 1991 and has since grown into a huge international event known for its relaxed and multicultural atmosphere. music Genres like cybergoth to death punk. You can pick up Gothic clothing and accessories at the themed fair, the Black Market.
The festival is tentatively planned for May 26-29, 2023.
Electric Forest, Rothbury Michigan
Electric Forest takes place in the middle of the famous Sherwood Forest. The four-day, one-week multi-genre event has evolved into a major destination festival and takes place at the Double JJ Ranch in Michigan. With lights, artwork and fan-made creativity at night, Sherwood Forest comes alive. The show leans towards the psychedelic and has strong hippie sounds, including a jam band and electro psychedelia. In previous iterations, musicians like Duke Dumont, Grease, Gorgon City and Lettuce took the event a notch higher.
The lineup for the 2023 festival has not yet been announced, but you can order tickets with the dates confirmed, June 22-23, 2023.
under water music Festival, Big Pine Key, Florida
Florida Keys underwater music The festival offers the best of both worlds for music fans and divers. This underwater sound experience – known as “Underwater music Festival” – attracts divers and artists to the Florida Keys every year. At Looe Key Reef, which is part of the only coral barrier reef in North America, hundreds of divers and snorkelers gather for the event held for the previous 25 years. and “Fluke-a-Lele” were among the tools used in previous years.
The festival is scheduled to take place between May 5-7, 2023.
Festival No. 6, Portmeirion, North Wales
The most unusual event in the UK is the N Festival°6. An eclectic mix of well-known and new artists are featured in this award-winning lineup musicArts and culture festival, held in Portmeirion, a picturesque coastal town. The main stage is a Grade II listed fantasy village with a Mediterranean theme surrounded by an estuary, mountains and forests. The village and surrounding forest come to life during the festival as a singular collection of fantastic and inspiring places. You can enjoy performances by artists in every genre, from unsigned acoustic to world music. Some of the musicians who have played in the past at the festival are Rita Ora and Marfak.
The event will take place between September 6 and 9, 2023.
Rolling Loud, Miami, Florida
Since 2017, one of the leading hip-hop festivals In the world was the Rolling Loud Miami festival. The lineups at Rolling Loud each year feature some of the top up-and-coming bands, in addition to some of the biggest names in the business. In 2018, the event moved from Bayfront Park to Hard Rock Stadium – the home of the Miami Dolphins. Artists performing at this unique hip-hop event include Kendrick Lamar, Gucci Mane, Kanye West, Kid Cudi and Future.
The event will soon reveal its lineup for next year. But the dates are July 21-23, 2023, at Miami Gardens’ Hard Rock Stadium.