Rock festivals in the USA. Most important music industry events in the USA.
Try to choose a rock festival to visit in the USA, and you will find out that there is quite a number of them to list.
Planning a weekend that will “rock you like a hurricane”?
If we rate fests according to their popularity, Coachella will be at the top of the list.
Visit Coachella and see how the Californian desert is being transformed into an oasis of harmony and endless fun. The event is well-known all over the world, though it is not 100% USA rock festival.
Austin City Limits Music Festival is held in Austin, Texas. This fest used to have for its headliners such performers as Gorillaz, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Jay Z.
Memphis in May is one of the oldest and the most long-lasting rock festivals in America. Within this festival, World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is usually held, as well as The Great American River Run Half Marathon that welcomes runners of all experience levels.
Immortal Legends of Rock Music
The first legendary festival we would like to mention is Abbey Road on the River. It was initially created to honor spirit and music of The Beatles.
Tribute bands together with world-known bands play the music of The Beatles and other famous composers.
Forever Young Veterans of Rock Music
Ozzfest. Being the living legend and the former leader of the Black Sabbath, irrepressible Ozzy Osbourne founded his own music festival in 1997.This open air took a break in 2009 and 2011 but is still admired by rock fans worldwide.
The majority of fans of metalcore and extreme metal have heard about The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival that draws together over 1.7 million of fans. Artists lineup boasts a number of some of the greatest bands in heavy music.
Knotfest. The name of this festival also speaks for itself. The event was founded by the members of popular band Slipknot. Since 2016 Ozzfest ‘meets‘ Knotfest, so these two musical ‘outrages’ are actually held together during one weekend.