When you think of major music festivals, big names like Coachella or Glastonbury may spring to mind. The city has more than its fair share of huge music festivals happening every year, representing a wide range of genres. Many of these music fests take place during the summer, attracting locals and out-of-towners alike who are eager to see parts of NYC transform into a giant stage for big-name acts. So you don't miss a single beat, here's a list of 10 of the biggest annual music festivals in New York City, including some relative newcomers. Launched in , Governors Ball is one of the largest and most popular summer music festivals in New York City, drawing in some , attendees annually. While the original, one-day festival was held on Governors Island from where it still borrows its name , the festival smartly relocated to Randall's Island the following year to avoid logistical nightmares since Governors Island is exclusively accessible via boat ; it's been held there ever since. The three-day annual music fest features some of the biggest names in rock, pop, hip-hop, folk, indie, and electronic music. In addition to the tremendous talent that shows up every year, Governors Ball is also known for having great food, giveaways, craft cocktails, mini-golf, and meet-and-greets with select artists.
4) The Greatest Day Ever Music Festival
Best summer music festivals in NYC
NYC is a pioneering music festival and global business conference focusing on the intersection of emerging music discovery and how blockchain and other emerging technologies and economies will significantly impact the business of music. Get face to face with global innovators behind the latest music business models and disruptive technologies.. Showcase Festival in venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan. A Mondo.
Within each month, events are listed in the rough chronological order in which they occur though the dates for certain events vary from year to year. Participants will join camels, sheep, a donkey, colorful puppets, brightly dressed community leaders—posing as the Three Kings—and thousands of spectators for a festive day filled with live music and gift giveaways. Winter Jazzfest Winter Jazzfest features a dazzling array of musical talent and is both a forum of discovery and a guaranteed blast. Each year, tens of thousands of attendees come to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center to check out the latest in boats and fishing equipment. Visitors can also attend daily seminars with a full slate of fishing and boating pros.
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