Music festivals

Mohammed Abdu and Abdul Majeed Abdullah to headline first Kingdom Melody Festival
The three-day event will be held at Jeddah Superdome from September 28
Music & On-stage
August 30, 2023, 7:02 AM
Rapper Travis Scott will not face criminal charges over Astroworld crowd surge
Ten festival-goers died in the crush
Music & On-stage
June 30, 2023, 1:14 AM
Glastonbury 2023: Highlights include cut sets, feuds and surprise performances
The festival at Worthy Farm in the UK featured standout sets from Arctic Monkeys, Guns N’ Roses and Elton John
Music & On-stage
June 25, 2023, 12:37 PM
Music festivals worth travelling to that are not Glastonbury
From Morocco to Romania, party in a castle, park or on an island this summer
Music & On-stage
June 19, 2023, 2:02 PM
Can music festivals actually go green?
Academics discuss environmental footprint of events like Coachella, which produce huge amounts of carbon and waste
Music & On-stage
April 18, 2023, 7:02 AM
Mumbai rocks to first Lollapalooza festival with Imagine Dragons, Jackson Wang and more
Alternative music-focused event is one of the world's longest-running music festivals
Music & On-stage
January 30, 2023, 7:30 AM
The 10th Quoz Art Fest reflects Dubai's diverse cultural community
Arts festival is a platform for arts, home-grown brands and an evolving music scene
Art & Design
January 29, 2023, 8:04 AM
Coachella 2023: Blackpink to be festival's first K-pop headline act
Girl group's soaring popularity reaches California, with Bad Bunny, Frank Ocean, Calvin Harris and Blondie also on the bill
Music & On-stage
January 11, 2023, 6:16 AM
Global Citizen Festival 2022: Priyanka Chopra, Metallica and Nancy Pelosi come together
Artists and activists call upon world leaders to fight poverty and climate crisis
On Stage
September 25, 2022, 10:30 AM
Burning Man returns for first in-person festival in two years
The event, held in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, began on Sunday with the theme Waking Dreams
August 29, 2022, 9:20 AM
Priyanka Chopra to host Global Citizen Festival 2022 with Mariah Carey, Metallica and more
The annual New York City event is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year
August 12, 2022, 7:22 AM
After 'Fyre', Netflix explores another concert tragedy with 'Trainwreck: Woodstock 99'
Three-part documentary looks at how a festival intended to promote peace, love and music degenerated into one about rage, riot and rape
Arts & Culture
August 05, 2022, 9:18 AM
Womad festival 2022: 10 exciting regional acts to see, from Afghanistan to Morocco
The 40th anniversary of the event features a healthy contingent of artists hailing from Mena and South Asia
July 27, 2022, 10:24 AM
Brazil's Gilberto Gil on new online career retrospective and that ‘lost album’
The singer has teamed up with Google Arts and Culture for a digital exhibition of his works spanning six decades
July 04, 2022, 8:29 AM
Paul McCartney to make history as oldest solo headliner at Glastonbury Festival
Former Beatle will perform a selection of his greatest hits
June 25, 2022, 3:30 PM
Volodymyr Zelenskyy rallies Glastonbury festival crowd to Ukrainian cause
Ukraine's president urges festivalgoers to put 'pressure on politicians' around the world
June 24, 2022, 1:22 PM
Khloe Kardashian describes fatal Astroworld tragedy as ‘drama’ on new podcast
Ten victims, aged between 9 and 27, died as a result of the Astroworld Festival crowd crush
May 25, 2022, 11:03 AM
Refugee musicians from Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra to perform at BBC Proms
The 'world's largest classical music festival' returns to its full eight-week schedule in July
April 26, 2022, 6:03 AM
Coachella weekend two: disco and duets with Harry Styles, Lizzo, Kendrick Lamar and more
The California music festival returned for a second weekend of performances, guest appearances and plenty of throwback hits
April 25, 2022, 2:00 PM
Coachella fashion: the best celebrity looks from the festival's first weekend
From Harry Style's sequin jumpsuit to Billie Eilish's Nike knee pads, here are the celebrity festival fashion statements that were made
April 18, 2022, 2:16 PM