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2010 Music Festivals

2010 Music Festivals

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It's time once again for UpVenue's annual music festival guide. Last year, the recession caused a lot of festivals to close their doors. Thankfully, things have changed and 2010 is shaping up to become a great year for concert goers and festival lovers. Is this your first music festival? Check out our beginner's guide to music festivals.

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2009 Music Festival Guide

2010 Music Festivals

 

The Big Day Out 2010

Dates: January 15 to Jan 31, 2010
Location: Auckland, Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth
Official Site: https://www.bigdayout.com/
UpVenue Notes: The biggest music festival of Australia and New Zealand was also the first festival of 2010.

 

South By Southwest ( SXSW ) 2010

Dates: March 17 to Mar 21 2010
Location: Austin Texas, USA
UpVenue Notes: SXSW is the first North American festival of the year. While primary a stepping stone for smaller bands, many largest bands have been taking stage over the past few years.

 

Quilmes Rock 2010

Dates: March 24 2010
Location: River Plate, Argentima
Official Site: N/A
UpVenue Note: Radiohead and Iron Maiden were present at the event last year. Guns 'N Roses will headline this year.

 

Coachella 2010

Dates: April 16 to Apr 18 2010
Location: Empire Polo Field, Indio, California
Official Site: https://www.coachella.com
UpVenue Notes: Jay-Z, Muse and the Gorillaz will be headlining this year. Check back soon for the complete lineup.

 

My Coke Fest 2010

Unfortunately, due to scheduling conflicts, there will not be a Coke Fest this year. The festival is expected to resume next year.

 

Rock On The Range 2010

Dates: May 22 and 23 2010
Location: Columbus, Ohio and Winnipeg Manitoba
Official Site: https://www.rockontherange.com/
UpVenue Notes:  No bands have been confirmed yet. Please check back later for more details.

 

Sasquatch! 2010

Dates: May 29 to May 21, 2010
Location: Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington
Official Site: https://sasquatchfestival.com/
UpVenue Notes: No bands have been confirmed yet. Please check back later for more details.

 

Skive Festival

Dates: June 2 to Jun 5, 2010
Location: Denmark
Official Site: https://www.skivefestival.dk/
UpVenue Notes: Rammstein, Green Day, Rise Against, Mew, The Gossip, White Lies, The Raveonettes and Kashmir are just some of the bands performing.


Rock AM Ring 2010

Dates: June 4 to Jun 6, 2010
Location: Frankenstadion in Nürnberg in South East Germany
Official Site: https://rock-am-ring.com
UpVenue Notes: Headlining the show this year will be Rammstein, Muse and Kiss. Other bands include: Kasabian, Jan Delay, Gossip, Sportfreunde Stiller, Rise Against, As I lay Dying, Volbeat, Airbourne, Gogol Bordello, Editors, Motörhead, Bullet for my Valentine.

 

Mutek 2010

Dates: June 2 to Jun 6, 2010
Location: Montreal, Canada
Official Site: https://www.mutek.org
UpVenue Notes: No bands have been announced yet.

 

Bonnaroo 2010

Dates: June 11 - 14, 2010
Location: Manchester, Tennessee
Official Site: https://www.bonnaroo.com
UpVenue Notes: Bonnaroo 2010 lineup has not been announced yet.

 

Download Festival 2010

Dates: June 11 to Jun 13, 2010
Location: Donington Park, Leicestershire, England
Official Site: https://www.downloadfestival.co.uk/
UpVenue Notes: Them Crooked Vultures and AC/DC will be headlining this year's event. Other confirmed bands include: Deftones, Bullet For My Valentine, Motorhead, Stone Temple Pilots, Wolfmother, Volbeat and Megadeth.

 

CMA Music Festival 2010

Dates: June 10 - 13, 2010
Location:  Downtown Nashville, USA
Official Site: https://www.cmafest.com/
UpVenue Notes: The biggest country music festival in the world. Check back for more info later.

 

Sonisphere 2010

Dates: June 16 to August 8, 2010
Location: Poland, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey, Spain, United Kingdom, Sweden and Finland
Official Site: https://www.sonispherefestivals.com/
UpVenue Notes: Huge metal fest that will be making its way across Europe. Some of the bands include Metallica, Megadeath, Slayer and Iron Maiden. Check the official site to see who's playing which cities.

 

EdgeFest 2010

Dates: June XX 2010
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Official Site: https://www.edge.ca/ConcertsandEvents/Edgefest.aspx
UpVenue Notes: We know it will happen, but no information has been given yet.

 

SummerFest 2010

Dates: June 24 to Jun 28, 2010
Location: Milwaukee, USA
Official Site: https://www.summerfest.com/
UpVenue Notes: McGraw will be opening the festival this year.

 

Glastonbury 2010

Dates: June 23 to Jun 27, 2010
Location: Pilton, England, United Kingdom
Official Site: https://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/
UpVenue Notes: Tickets have already sold out.

 

Vans Warped Tour 2010

Dates: June 24 to August 15, 2010
Location: Many US and Canadian cities
Official Site: https://www.warpedtour.com/
UpVenue Notes: Check back soon for the complete band list.

 

Roskilde 2010

Dates: July 1 to Jul 4, 2010
Location: Roskilde in Denmark
Official Site: https://www.roskilde-festival.dk/
UpVenue Notes: Muse, NOFX, Pavement and Converge have been confirmed.

 

Montreal Jazz Fest 2010

Dates: June 25 to July 6, 2010
Location: Place des Arts, Montreal, Canada
Official Site: https://www.montrealjazzfest.com/
UpVenue Notes: Taj Mahal, George Benson, Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed have been confirmed.

 

Rock Werchter 2010

Dates: July 1 to Jul 4, 2010
Location: Werchter in Belgium
Official Site: https://www.rockwerchter.be/
UpVenue Notes: Green Day, Muse, Pearl Jam, Rammstein and Pink have been confirmed.

 

OzzFest 2009

Dates: Unknown
Location: Unknown
Official Site: https://www.ozzfest.com/
UpVenue Notes: The festival was cancelled last year but has been confirmed for 2010. We're still waiting on details.

 

Osheaga 2010

Dates: July 28, 29 and 30 (in town) as well as July 31 and August 1 in the Island.
Location: Parc Jean-Drapeau (island) and Montreal.
Official Site: https://www.osheaga.com/
UpVenue Notes: No other information has been given yet.

 

Lollapalooza 2010

Dates: August 6 to Aug 8, 2010
Location: Grand Park, Chicago, USA
Official Site: https://www.lollapalooza.com
UpVenue Notes: No other information is known at the moment.

 

Sziget Festival 2010

Dates: August 11 to Aug 16, 2010
Location: Obudai island, Budapest, Hungary
Official Site: https://www.sziget.hu/festival_english
UpVenue Notes: Blink 182 have been confirmed for this year.

 

Woodstock 2010

UpVenue Notes: Don't bet on this happening this year.

 

VFestival 2010

Dates: Unknown
Location: Various canadian cities
Official Site: https://www.vfestival.com/
UpVenue Notes: Tickets go on sale in March.

 

Reading Festival 2010

Dates: August 27 to Aug 29, 2010
Location : Reading, Berkshire United Kingdom
Official Site: https://www.readingfestival.com/home/
UpVenue Notes: The lineup has not been announced yet.

 

Leeds Festival 2010

Dates: August 27 to Aug 29, 2010
Location: Bramham Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire
Official Site:  https://www.leedsfestival.com/home/
UpVenue Notes: The lineup has not been announced yet.

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