Celebrate Music: July Music Festivals Around the Globe


Here’s a list of July’s most awaited music festivals.

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So okay, Glastonbury and the Firefly Festival ended last month but that’s no reason to sulk indoors. Keep the faith—-the universe still has plenty of music festivals to offer. Some of the world’s biggest outdoor concerts have yet to happen and we’ve compiled a list just for you. There are several big events slated for July, so better load your cameras and capture the festivities on film.

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*Lucca Music Festival*
Tuscany, Italy
July 2 to 27
FEATURED ARTISTS: The Killers, Sigur Ros, Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Diana Krall,Mark Knopfler, and more.

*EXIT Festival*
Vojvodina, Serbia
July 10 to 14
FEATURED ARTISTS: Bloc Party, Atoms for Peace, David Guetta and more.

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*T in the Park*
Kinross-Shire, Scotland
July 12 to 14
FEATURED ARTISTS: Mumford and Sons, Kraftwerk, Phoenix, The Script, Travis, Noah and the Whale, The Killers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Stereophonics, Rihanna, David Guetta and more.

*Optimus Alive*
Lisbon, Portugal
July 12 to 14
FEATURED ARTISTS: Kings of Leon, Depeche Mode, Phoenix, Two Door Cinema Club, Green Day, Vampire Weekend and more.

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London, England
July 12 to 14
FEATURED ARTISTS: Justin Timberlake, Jay Z, Emil Sande and more.

*Forecastle Festival*
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
July 12 to 14
FEATURED ARTISTS: The Black Keys, The Flaming Lips, Alabama Shakes and more.

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*Festival Internacional de Benicassim*
Costa del Azahar, Spain
July 18 to 21
FEATURED ARTISTS: Arctic Monkeys, The Killers, Beady Eye, Queens of the Stone Age, Kaiser Chiefs and more.

Suffolk, England
July 18 to 21
FEATURED ARTISTS: Bloc Party, Kraftwerk, Foals, Cat Power, Yo La Tengo, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Grizzly Bear, Modest Mouse and more.

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*Gentlemen of the Road Stopover*
East Sussex, England
July 19 to 21
FEATURED ARTISTS: Mumford and Sons, Vampire Weekend, The Vaccines and more.

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Chicago, USA
July 19 to 21
FEATURED ARTISTS: Bjork, Belle and Sebastian, R. Kelly, The Breeders, Yo La Tengo, Toro Y Moi and more.

*Splendour in the Grass*
New South Wales, Australia
July 26 to 28
FEATURED ARTISTS: Mumford & Sons, the National, Frank Ocean, Of Monsters and Men, Empire of the Sun, Passion Pit and more.

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Did we miss out on a major event in your area that you think should be part of this list? You’ll have to forgive us, obviously we’re consumed by all the excitement. Please feel free to share any music festival we failed to mention in the comments section below.

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There’s no time to waste, ladies and gentlemen! Time to book that flight and score those tickets. Sift through your wardrobe for your most comfy outfits and lather on the sunscreen. Load those cameras and shoot while having the time of your life.

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