How MusicFestival Started Disrupting Traditional Festivals

Traditional festivals are only ways for people to have fun and of course, a get together earlier. As time passed, the way people used to celebrate such festivals also changed. Progress is something that human being of this planet has always craved for.

The younger generation of this era are busy with enjoying, relaxing sort of stuff. But they might be unaware of how this era of organizing and celebrating music festival started. It is recommended to know this stuff as it always supplies fun though.

A BriefHistory of Music Festival: 1954 to 2019

The first music festival of this world was organized in Newport of Rhode Island in 1954. It was named as The Newport Jazz Festival which successfully gathered 11,000 attendees. But this has really drew the attention of professionals as well as students.

Though it was paused for a considerable amount of time which was renewed in 70s. Starting from New York, Armstrong performed during each festival till the date.

However,the first rock festival was organized in California as International Pop Festival. That was world’s first three-day event planned in short period of time. Many popular music genres of that time were played where governors authorities.

Woodstock of 1969 was the most momentous music festival of 90s of America. Including Janis Joplin, Canned Heat and a few other along with 30+ different bands performed in New York. The reason of this remarkable music festival was kind of different. On the day of this event, in stead of 50,000 people, considerably large amount of people rushed towards the gate making forced entry. And, it appeared to be a free concert of that time.

The Isle of Wight Festival took place in 1970 with well-known artists creating strong present among music lovers. Glastonbury festival of 1968 was concert video festival which is popular at current date too. This was quoted as ultra-modern festival of music industry.

Concert 10 of 1972 and Summer Jam of 1972 had reduced the importance of traditional festival. Music festival started appearing which weren’t bored and that created a large user base permanently. CMJ Music Marathon of 1980 was something unique to the world.

In early 20s, thing known as Tomorrowland was a massive hit which created significant presence among social media. The number of people attending Tomorrowland was increasing and 400,000 people reported to present at 2019's version of Tomorrowland. Tickets of festivals like Tomorrowland, Ultra, Miami Music Festival are being sold out within no time.

The trend of music festival then spread worldwide. Almost every major country started celebrating music festivals on their own name. Download festival (, Coachella,Glastonbury, Wireless, Exit, Roskilde, Mysteryland, Sunburn are some of the famous music festivals of the world.