Live Rock and Roll

2007 Summer Festival Guide

Every summer there seems to be more and more summer festivals popping up all over the world. Here is an incomplete guide to some of them. I only included those that I (a) know about and (b) have some kind of rock and roll featured on at least one of the stages. If I have missed any just drop a comment or email me at and I’ll add it to the list.


16-20 Florida Music Festival, Orlando, FLA
20-21 Virgin Festival, Vancouver, BC Canada
26-27 Sasquatch!, George, WA
birdseyeviewoffield.jpg 26-29 Topanga Days Music Festival, Topanga, CA
26-28 Pink Pop, Landgraef, Netherlands


1-3 Mountain Jam, Hunter Mountain, NY
7-10 Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival, Lawrenc, KS
7-10 NxNE, Toronto, ON, Canada
8-10 Harmony Festival, Santa Rosa, CA
8-10 Isle of Wight Festival, Newport, UK
14-17 O2 Wireless Festival, London/Leeds, UK
14-17 Bonnaroo, Manchester, TN
16 Rock-It Fest, Clarksburg, WV
20-23 Primitive Festival, Dutch International Garage Festival, Rotterdam, NL
22-24 Glastonbury Festival, Glastonbury, UK
22-24 Southside Festival, Neuhausen ob Eck, Germany
26-30 Hove Festival, Arendal, Norway
28-30 Summerfest, Milwaukee, WI
28-July 1 Rock Werchter, Werchter, Belgium
29-July 1 Eurockeennes de Belfort, Malsaucy, France
29-July 1 St. Gallen Festival, St. Gallen, Switzerland
28- August 25 Warped Tour, Canada & U.S.


1-8 Summerfest, Milwaukee, WI
high-sierra-music-festival.jpg 5-8 High Sierra Music Festival, Quincy, CA
6-8 T in the Park, Kincross, Scotland
7 – Live Earth, London, Shanghai, Johannesburg, U.S., Brazil, Antarctica, Japan, etc.
7-8 Oxygen ’07, Naas, Ireland
11-15 Maximum Festival, Italy
12-August 30, Ozzfest, vaious cities in the U.S.
12-14 Summerslam, Grand Prarie, AB, Canada
13-14 Summer Case, Madrid & Barcelona, Spain
13-15 All Good Music Festival, Masontown, WV
13-15 Pitchfork Music Festival, Chicago, IL
14 Siren Festival, Coney Island, NY
14-15 ThisDay Festival, Lagos, Nigeria
17-22 Italia Wave Love Festival, Florence, Italy
18-21 10,000 Lakes Festival, Detroit Lakes, MN
19-22 XPoNential Festival, Camden, NJ
19-22 Rock Fest, Cadott, WI
19-21 Goodstock 2007, Summersville, WV


3-5 Lollapalooza, Chicago, IL
4-5 Virgin Festival, Baltimore, MD
8 Leeds Festival, London, UK
9-12 Gathering of the Tribes, Bridgeport, CT
10 Underage Festival, London, UK
18 Download Festival, Boston, MA
18-19 V Festival 2007, Hylands Park, UK
24-26 Reading Festival, Reading, UK
25 Download Festival Washington State, WA
26 Get Loaded in the Park, London, UK


ile_malsaucy.jpg1-3 Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA
2 Download Festival Chicago, IL
6-8 Musicfest NW, Portland, OR
8-9 Osheaga Festival, Montreal, QC, Canada
8-9 Virgin Festival, Toronto, ON, Canada
14-15 Monolith Festival, Denver, Colorado
14-16 Austin City Limits, Austin, TX
14-16 Telluride Blues and Brews Festival, Telluride, CO
26-30 Goner Fest 4, Memphis, TN
28-30 Swerve Festival, Los Angeles, CA


6 Download Festival, San Francisco, CA
13-14 Big State Music Fest, College Station, TX
16-20 CMJ Music Marathon, New York City
17-21 Iceland Airwaves, Reykjavik, Iceland
27-28 Vegoose, Las Vegas (Link is for 2006 event. Has not been updated yet)
27-28 Voodoo Music Experience, New Orleans, LA

How many will you get to this year?