LOLLAPALOOZA MUSIC FESTIVAL

  WHAT: Lollapalooza USA WHERE: Grant Park, Chicago WHEN: 2-5 August 2018   A brilliant mix of music, dance, comedy and craft booths, Lollapalooza is a next level multi-genre feast for the senses which also provides a podium for political and non-profit artists and...

COACHELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL

WHAT: Coachella Music Festival WHERE: Indio, California WHEN: 13–15; 20–22 April 2018, Headliners: Beyoncé + more to be announced Selling out fast every year, the Indio desert becomes a fashionable hive of the coolest bands watched by trendy...

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS MUSIC FESTIVAL

Beautiful Chaos loves... Austin City Limits Music Festival Headliners (2017): Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance the Rapper, The Killers Inspired by a concert series of the same name, the festival is an eight stage celebration of all things music, along...

EDUARDO KOBRA – KOBRA STREET ART

It's impossible to ignore the forever evolving kaleidoscope that is Eduardo Kobra's Street Art. Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra uses the hypnotizing elements of the brightest of colors and boldest of shapes, lines and inspiration all while honoring this...

STARS OF THE WHITE NIGHTS

WHAT: STARS OF THE WHITE NIGHTS WHERE: ST PETERSBURG - RUSSIA WHEN: MAY 2018 White Nights isn’t just one festival, it's a collection of events around the longest days of the year, from mid-­May to mid-­July in St Petersburg, Russia. This...

BYRON BAY BLUESFEST

WHAT: Byron Bay Bluesfest WHERE: Byron Bay, NSW WHEN: March 29 – April 2nd, 2018 2018 LINE UP INCLUDES: Lionel Richie • Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters • Ms. Lauryn Hill • Kesha • John Butler Trio  • Tash Sultana • Seal • Jackson...

WILDFOODS FESTIVAL NEW ZEALAND

Beautiful Chaos loves... WHAT: Wildfoods Festival WHERE: Hokitika, New Zealand WHEN: Friday 9th-Sunday 11th March 2018 Held mid-March in the quaint town of Hokitika on the west coast of New Zealand's South Island, the Wildfoods Festival has...

MADE IN AMERICA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Beautiful Chaos loves... WHAT: Made In America WHERE: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania WHEN: September 2018 Curated and created by Jay Z, Made in America is a cultural triumph of bands from the states along with artists on Jay Z's label.  This two...

POUTINE FEST CANADA

WHAT: Beer & Poutine Fest WHERE: Ottawa, Canada WHEN: April 26 - 29, 2018 For those of you who are new to this dish,  Poutine is not only delish it's a Canadian favorite. Originating from Quebec, Poutine consists of delicious French Fries topped with...

BLUE FOOD FESTIVAL TOBAGO

WHAT: Blue Food Festival WHERE: Bloody Bay, Tobago WHEN: April, 2018 Now in its 18th year, this annual festival in the coastal village of Bloody Bay, on the Caribbean island of Tobago, focuses on dishes using dasheen, a root plant of the taro...

GROOVIN’ THE MOO

WHAT: GROOVIN' THE MOO WHERE:  Oakbank, Bunbury, Benoigo, Canberra, Maitland & Townsville WHEN:  End of April / Beginning of May 2018 LINE UP INCLUDES: ALEX LAHEY • AMINÉ • THE AMITY AFFLICTION • BAKER BOY • BALL PARK MUSIC • CLAPTONE •...

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THE FALLS MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL

WHERE:  4 locations - Lorne, Australia, North Byron Parklands, Wooyung, New South Wales, Australia, Fremantle, Australia, Marion Bay, Tasmania WHEN: December - January The Falls Music & Arts Festival is one of the finest, longest running, boutique music events in...

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BYRON BAY BLUESFEST

WHAT: Byron Bay Bluesfest WHERE: Byron Bay, NSW WHEN: March 29 – April 2nd, 2018 2018 LINE UP INCLUDES: Lionel Richie • Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters • Ms. Lauryn Hill • Kesha • John Butler Trio  • Tash Sultana • Seal • Jackson...

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GLASTONBURY 2019

WHAT: GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL 2019 - they're taking a break for 2018 Where: Pilton, Somerset - UK When: 26 - 30 June 2019 Glastonbury, where 150,000 people converge to listen to great music, wear their best wellies and have an amazing...

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COACHELLA 2018

WHAT: COACHELLA WHEN: April 13-15 & April 20 - 22, 2018 WHERE: Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA, USA   Coachella Music Festival is virtually a right of passage for any music festival punter. Annualy Coachella Music and Arts festival is held at the Empire Polo Club in...

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MARDI GRAS NEW ORLEANS

WHAT: MARDI GRAS WHERE: New Orleans, Louisiana - USA WHEN: 13 February 2018 (Parades & celebrations run through 24 -28 February) 'Laissez les bons temps rouler' translates to 'Let the Good Times Roll' and is the motto of the New Orleans Mardi Gras and what...

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HARBIN ICE FESTIVAL

WHAT: Harbin Ice Festival WHERE: Harbin, China WHEN: December 24, 2017 to February 25, 2018 Probably the most epic display of ice, snow where entire worlds are built to create the most amazing winter wonderland. The 34th Harbin International...

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STARS OF THE WHITE NIGHTS

WHAT: STARS OF THE WHITE NIGHTS WHERE: ST PETERSBURG - RUSSIA WHEN: MAY 2018 White Nights isn’t just one festival, it's a collection of events around the longest days of the year, from mid-­May to mid-­July in St Petersburg, Russia. This...

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SKY LANTERN FESTIVAL

WHAT: SKY LANTERN FESTIVAL Where: Pingxi, Taiwan, Republic of China When: February 2018 Touted as one of the best festivals in the world, the Lantern Festival is  something everyone should try and experience at least once in their lifetime. While Chinese...

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SNOWBOMBING

WHAT: SNOWBOMBING Where: Mayrhofen - Austria When: 3 - 8 April 2017 Snowbombing is the biggest party on the snow  and it takes place in Mayrhofen, Austria in April every year. Once a snow sports festival, it has become the biggest music festival in the mountains. A...

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SONGKRAN – THAILAND’S NEW YEAR WATER FIGHT FESTIVAL

WHAT:  SONGKRAN Where: Chaing Mai & Bangkok - Thailand When: 13 - 15 April 2017 Songkran  is the Thai New Year's festival. The word "Songkran" comes from the Sanskrit word saṃkrānti Devanāgarī: संक्रांति literally translating to "astrological...

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BATALLA DE VINO – SAN VINO WINE FIGHT

WHAT: SAN VINO WINE FIGHT Where: Haro , Spain When: 28 - 30 June 2018 Spain’s annual 'Batalla de Vino' or 'San Vino Wine Fight' is possibly Europe’s most underrated annual festivals. Each year in the small village of Haro, thousands of punters...

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BACON FESTIVAL

WHAT: Bacon Festival WHERE: Sacramento, California WHEN: Sun, February 11, 2018 Bacon and beer: bring all the foodies to the yard. Farm-to-fork restaurants, numerous breweries and wineries, Sacramento has evelevated the foodie traveler festival...

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BLUE FOOD FESTIVAL TOBAGO

WHAT: Blue Food Festival WHERE: Bloody Bay, Tobago WHEN: April, 2018 Now in its 18th year, this annual festival in the coastal village of Bloody Bay, on the Caribbean island of Tobago, focuses on dishes using dasheen, a root plant of the taro...

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POUTINE FEST CANADA

WHAT: Beer & Poutine Fest WHERE: Ottawa, Canada WHEN: April 26 - 29, 2018 For those of you who are new to this dish,  Poutine is not only delish it's a Canadian favorite. Originating from Quebec, Poutine consists of delicious French Fries topped with...

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HONG KONG DUMPLING FESTIVAL

WHAT: Hong Kong Dumpling Festival WHERE: Hong Kong WHEN: June, 2018  The day in June on which these Zongzi Dumplings are consumed is a national holiday in Hong Kong and Macau and is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth Chinese lunar month....

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NAPLES PIZZAFEST

Beautiful Chaos loves... WHAT: PizzaFest WHERE: Naples, Italy WHEN: September 2018 Naples, Italy  is THE place to head to in September for classic Italian street food. Every night for one fullweek in September, Napoli's Lungomare Caracciolo area becomes a pizza...

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PHUKET VEGETARIAN FESTIVAL

WHAT: Phuket Vegetarian Food Festival WHERE: Phuket, Thailand WHEN: October 8 to 17, 2018, The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is a colourful event held from October 8 to 17, 2018, attracting people from all over the globe in celebration of the...

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DENMARK HERRING FESTIVAL

WHAT: Denmark Herring Festival WHERE: Hvide Sande, Denmark WHEN: April, 2018 Each April the Ringkobing Fjord in Denmark sees schools of herring swim into its protected waters. This, in turn attracts fisherman from all over Scandinavia to the...

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LIMFJORDEN OYSTER SAFARI

WHAT: Limfjorden Oyster Safari WHERE: Limfjorden, Denmark WHEN: Anytime 2018 Wading 3 feet deep in the cold waters of Limfjorden, is where this safari commences. You'll hunt for oysters in the crystal clear waters, scooping up your findings in steel nets....

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WILDFOODS FESTIVAL NEW ZEALAND

Beautiful Chaos loves... WHAT: Wildfoods Festival WHERE: Hokitika, New Zealand WHEN: Friday 9th-Sunday 11th March 2018 Held mid-March in the quaint town of Hokitika on the west coast of New Zealand's South Island, the Wildfoods Festival has...

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THE ONION MARKET FOLK FESTIVAL

WHAT: The Onion Market WHERE: Bern, Switzerland WHEN: The Zibelemärit always takes place on the fourth Monday in November. Official start at 5:00 am. The Onion Market is the biggest folk festival on the Switzerland's capital's...

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SALON DE CHOCOLATE

WHAT: Salon de Chocolate WHERE: Quito, Ecuador WHEN: June 2018  There are many chocolate festivals around the world, but none deserves a mention more than Quito's where 15,000 chocoholics are expected at the mid-June Salon de Chocolate. Ecuador...

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ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL

WHAT: Ultra Music Festival WHERE: Miami, Florida WHEN: 23-25 March 2018 The streets of Miami turn into an audacious and wild bash with worshipped DJs at the ultimate for electronic music fans across the...

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LOLLAPALOOZA MUSIC FESTIVAL

  WHAT: Lollapalooza USA WHERE: Grant Park, Chicago WHEN: 2-5 August 2018   A brilliant mix of music, dance, comedy and craft booths, Lollapalooza is a next level multi-genre feast for the senses which also provides a podium for political and non-profit artists and...

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THE GOVERNORS BALL MUSIC FESTIVAL

WHAT: The Governors Ball Music Festival WHERE: Randall's Island, New York WHEN: 1-3 June 2018 Govenors Ball is a provocative and entrancing mix of hip-hop, electronic, pop, rock and folk. Providing an array of music, food and ambience for...

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PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL

WHAT: Pitchfork Music Festival WHERE: Union Park, Chicago WHEN: 20-22 July 2018 Organised by independently focused music source Pitchfork Media, this three day event is a music genre melting pot of rock, hip-hop, electronic, jazz, punk and any...

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BURNING MAN MUSIC FESTIVAL

WHAT: Burning Man Music Festival WHERE: Black Rock Desert, Nevada WHEN: 26 August – 3 September 2018 A must do for any true music festival punter - described as "an experiment in community, art, radical self-expression, and radical...

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SOUTH BY SOUTH WEST

WHAT: South By South West WHERE: Austin, Texas WHEN: 9-18 March 2018, Regarded as the ultimate  launchpad of careers and trends, SXSW is an annual showcase of music, film and interactive innovation shared through performances, showcases, talks,...

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COACHELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL

WHAT: Coachella Music Festival WHERE: Indio, California WHEN: 13–15; 20–22 April 2018, Headliners: Beyoncé + more to be announced Selling out fast every year, the Indio desert becomes a fashionable hive of the coolest bands watched by trendy...

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BONNAROO MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL

WHAT: Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival WHERE: Great Stage Park, Tennesse WHEN:  7–10 June 2018, Originally focused on jam bands and folk rock, this festival has expanded to includen some of the greatest artists across many genres and was once praised by...

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SASQUATCH! MUSIC FESTIVAL

WHAT: Sasquatch! Music Festival WHERE: Gorge Amphitheatre, George, Washington WHEN: 25-27 May 2018 Taking place over Memorial Day weekend, tickets for Sasquatch! In a fairly remote part of Washington, this festival has a campsite and features...

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HOLI FESTIVAL

WHAT: HOLI WHERE: Mumbai, Dehli, India also celebrated worldwide WHEN: March The annual Holi Festival celebration in India is known for its vibrant display of color and beautiful meaning of love and unity. Each year the Indian people come together to throw...

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RIO CARNIVAL

WHAT: Rio Carnivalé WHERE: Rio De Janeiro - Brazil WHEN: February 2018 The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is a festival held before Lent every year and is considered to be the biggest carnival in the world. Approx two million people per day fill the streets of...

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WAKAKUSA YAMAYAKI

WHAT: Wakakusa Yamayaki WHERE: Nara, Japan WHEN: 27 January 2018   The name of the festival literally translates as ‘The Mountain Roast’ and is where  the dead grass on the hillside of Mount Wakakusayama is set ablaze on the 4th Saturday in January each year - but...

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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS MUSIC FESTIVAL

Beautiful Chaos loves... Austin City Limits Music Festival Headliners (2017): Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance the Rapper, The Killers Inspired by a concert series of the same name, the festival is an eight stage celebration of all things music, along...

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MADE IN AMERICA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Beautiful Chaos loves... WHAT: Made In America WHERE: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania WHEN: September 2018 Curated and created by Jay Z, Made in America is a cultural triumph of bands from the states along with artists on Jay Z's label.  This two...

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ELECTRIC FOREST MUSIC FESTIVAL

Electric Forest Headliners: The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, Marshmello, Griz Live Band Fusing bands with electronic DJs, this forest takeover is an alternative to the field-only festivals we are used to, as festival goers are immersed...

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AFROPUNK FEST MUSIC FESTIVAL

WHAT: AFROPUNK MUSIC FESTIVAL BROOKLYN WHERE: BROOKLYN, NEW YORK WHEN: 25-26 AUGUST 2018 Beautiful Chaos are huge fans of the AfroPunk Music Festival & Movement. Not only is the festival in Brooklyn, NYC but you can find it in Paris, London, Atlanta &...

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OBEY

Frank Shepard Fairey (born February 15, 1970) is an American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustrator and founder of OBEY Clothing who emerged from the skateboarding scene. [instagram-feed...

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EDUARDO KOBRA – KOBRA STREET ART

It's impossible to ignore the forever evolving kaleidoscope that is Eduardo Kobra's Street Art. Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra uses the hypnotizing elements of the brightest of colors and boldest of shapes, lines and inspiration all while honoring this...

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BANKSY

What do Barack Obama, Steve Jobs and Lady Gaga all have in common? They were all listed along side BANKSY in Time magazine's list of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2010. The British artist/graffiti master/filmmaker/activist/painter and lovable...

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OH! LAKE TAHOE

There is no escape, like getting lost in Mother Nature and she is at her absolute most pristine at the divine Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Jaye escaped the city grind flying LAX to Reno to explore the natural wonder. For those of you not familiar with the magnificent body of...

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COACHELLA, ALWAYS AND FOREVER…

Possibly the most fun anyone can have in the desert - The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California... Do we need to say more? The annual three-day fest's  A-Mazing lineup was duplicated over the two weekends and that line up included some of our...

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STRAIGHT OUTTA BUSHWICK – BLOCK PARTY

Our first ever 'Beautiful Chaos' shoot in 2013 (Yay!) and such an epic day at the ultimate Hipster Skater Music Fest - Bushwick Block Party in Brooklyn, NYC. Our host Jaye interviewed artists and revelers at the fourth annual street party hosted by Roberta’s and Vans....

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