Music festivals

Gallery: World's messiest festivals

Gallery: World's messiest festivals

From Glastonbury's "mud-surfing" to a Spanish flour-throwing fest, these gatherings get you grubby
8 best Indian music festivals for travelers
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8 best Indian music festivals for travelers

India may not have a festival season, but it sure has a festival scene
Clockenflap: Santigold, West Kowloon and free entry!
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Clockenflap: Santigold, West Kowloon and free entry!

Hong Kong music and art festival comes of age with superstar indie acts and the city's most coveted venue
Does Shanghai need another music festival?
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Does Shanghai need another music festival?

Black Rabbit Festival hopes to feed Shanghai’s rabid music fans and convert the masses
Are Japan's music festivals just sterile, fun-free cash cows?
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Are Japan's music festivals just sterile, fun-free cash cows?

They're a raging success, but some say Japanese music events take advantage of their fans
The world’s biggest saxophony, big bands and waterside jazz for cold, winter blues
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The world’s biggest saxophony, big bands and waterside jazz for cold, winter blues

Arguably the world's best free music festival sounds out Darling Harbour
MIDI Festival fever hits Shanghai
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MIDI Festival fever hits Shanghai

China’s legendary festival brand debuts in Shanghai’s Century Park
Classical stuff: Musical masters in town
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Classical stuff: Musical masters in town

Some of the world's best, and relatively unknown, musicians gathered in Sydney last weekend
Biggest names in world music at Byron Bay Bluesfest
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Biggest names in world music at Byron Bay Bluesfest

Bob Dylan, B.B. King, Ben Harper, Tim Finn, Elvis Costello -- I'd like to see that
4 acts you shouldn’t miss at the Mosaic Music Festival 2011
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4 acts you shouldn’t miss at the Mosaic Music Festival 2011

March is pronounced Mosaic: And this year's ten-day festival won't disappoint with its stunning array of headline acts
Up this weekend: Thailand’s music festival of the year, Big Mountain
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Up this weekend: Thailand’s music festival of the year, Big Mountain

The second installment of Kao Yai’s biggest event features more than 150 artists on six stages over two days
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World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city