Next month, the summer season begins with a wide choice of festivals with a focus on Europe and North America. Music lovers will enjoy jazz in Washington DC and Montreal, Nashville country and electro to Barcelona, while rock fans will pay in Roskilde in Glastonbury, England Denmark, and Bonnaroo America for a host of the Summit of the acts.
7th DC Jazz Fest
Washington, DC, USA
With 100 performances in dozens of sites throughout Washington, DC, since Kennedy at Lincoln Theater Center, the former Duke Ellington Jazz Festival presents jazz masters such as Dizzy Gillespie All Stars, Bobby McFerrin, Roy Hargrove and Eddie Palmieri. Events of the signature of Jazz in the ' hoods brings jazz artists to select sites around the DC area and Jazz on the National Mall offers free performances by such artists as jazz harmonicist urban Fr?d?ric YonnetChilean singer Claudia Acu?a and jazz fusion Afrobeat Toby Foyeh artist. Ticket prices vary according to the interpreter.
10th Festival Bonnaroo
Manchester, Tennessee, USA.
9 To 12 June
Four days of the Tennessee Bonnaroo Festival, now in its tenth year, offers nearly 90 000 people at great stage Park, a farm of 700 acres in Manchester, Tennessee. Stars rap Eminem and Lil Wayne and the Canadian rock band Arcade Fire are featured, joined by Buffalo Springfield (with Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Rick Rosas, Joe Vitale), widespread panic, The Black Keys, Robert Plant & Band of JoyMumford & filsThe Strokes, The Decemberists, My Morning Jacket, Scissor Sisters and dozens of other acts. It is the festival of top Box-Office in North America, and Rolling Stone named as one of the 50 moments that changed the history of rock and roll. Bonnaroo tickets are priced from $249.50 (€171).
40th country Music Festival Fan Fair
9 To 12 June
Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley, Reba McIntyre, Rascal Flatts and dozens more congratulate the 40th edition of CMA. With more than 40 hours of entertainment with an average of 52 000 participant at each concert, he is regarded as greatest country music festival of the world. The price of tickets vary select shows.
9th Festival of download
10 To 12 June
Park of Leicestershire in England.
The festival will take place at historic Donington Park, the site of the 2009 festival and the last holidays hard-rock Ozzfest and Monsters of Rock. The festival welcomes 110, 000, with organizers saying the festival will be the second most major of the year after the Glastonbury Festival sold-out in the UK. Stars include Def Leppard, Linkin Park, system of a Down, Danzig, and Alice Cooper. A weekend festival pass plus the five nights camping fee is the price of ?190 (€217) or without camping ?155 (€177).
18th Festival S?nar
An annual event since 1994, the International Festival of S?nar attracts nearly 80 000 participants for three days and three nights of the events of music and art, with a focus on electronic music and multimedia art. "By day" events - concerts, art shows, fairs, and demos - take place at the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona and Museum of Contemporary Art. "" "". At night, "the festivities move to Gran V?a M2 Hall." Set perform this year are the underworld, Salem, A-Trak, atmosphere, Hype Williams and more. Tickets are €155.
41st Glastonbury Festival
The Glastonbury Festival is one of largest and best-loved music in the world, known for its stars queues and various arts. U2 will be starring the 2011 event, the other top acts include Coldplay and Beyonc?. Fleet Foxes, Friendly Fires, Elbow, CEE Lo Green, Big Boi, Kool & the Gang Muse with many additional hundreds of performers. The 2011 festival tickets are sold.
For an overview of the stage at Glastonbury, watch this short film: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btFHwhgjQGM&feature
32nd Festival International de Jazz de Montreal
June 25 to July 4
The 32nd edition of the largest in the world, "Jazz fest" jazz festival, expected to draw participants from two million sites across the city of Quebec. Pre-Festival concert June 24 stars Robert Plant & the Band of joy, and the legend of flamenco guitar Paco de Lucia opens the main event on June 25. Other acts include Madeleine Peyroux, Sade, Diana Krall, Kenny Garrett, and Time Capsule and many others, including a sweep of jazz goes-and-venus. Tickets prices vary by show.
41st Roskilde Festival
June 30 - July 3
Among the major European music festivals, Roskilde attracts more than 80,000 spectators and more than 180 performing bands. Stars for 2011 are Arctic Monkeys, Iron Maiden, Kings of Leon, Mastodon, M.I.A., PJ Harvey and The Strokes. The festival of 2011 will be held from 30 June to 3 July, with campground to open warm-up events that run from 26 June to the beginning of the festival. Tickets are currently on sale. A ticket of €232 includes camping and access to events for the entire week. One day tickets are available for €117.
http://www.Roskilde - Festival www.NIC.UK/terms.html/uk
37th rock Werchter Festival
June 30 - July 3
Rock Werchter is one of the biggest European festivals, it attracts more than 110,000 visitors per year (including 80,000 stay for every three days). 2011 top acts include Kings of Leon, Coldplay, Linkin Park, Bruno Mars, Arctic Monkeys, PJ Harvey, Portishead and others. The festival of 2011 will be held from 30 June to 3 July, with campground to open warm-up events that run from 26 June to the beginning of the festival. A four-day festival ticket is priced at €195. One day tickets are available for €76.