10 Music Festivals That Will Rock 2013 - Slideshow

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10 Music Festivals That Will Rock 2013 - Slideshow

Coachella

Coachella

Indio, Calif.
When: April 12-14 / 19-21, 2013
Because of Coachella's proximity to La La Land, it's a bit more of a star-studded affair than some of the other festivals that made our list. Catapulting from a growing celebrity turn out, the neo-hippy fashion and off-site fêtes have become almost as legendary as the tunes. 
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Primavera Sound

Primavera Sound

Barcelona, Spain
When: May 22-26, 2013
Though the lineup at this year's Primavera Sound festival is enough of a draw on its own, the location is just as alluring. Located on the shores of the Balearic Sea, striking views of Barcelona's city skyline and Catalonia's mountain ranges provide picturesque backdrops to the festival stages.
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Coachella

Indio, Calif.
When: April 12-14 / 19-21, 2013
Because of Coachella's proximity to La La Land, it's a bit more of a star-studded affair than some of the other festivals that made our list. Catapulting from a growing celebrity turn out, the neo-hippy fashion and off-site fêtes have become almost as legendary as the tunes. 
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Primavera Sound

Barcelona, Spain
When: May 22-26, 2013
Though the lineup at this year's Primavera Sound festival is enough of a draw on its own, the location is just as alluring. Located on the shores of the Balearic Sea, striking views of Barcelona's city skyline and Catalonia's mountain ranges provide picturesque backdrops to the festival stages.
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Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury, England
When: June 26-June 30, 2013
While Glastonbury's lineup is usually jam-packed with a mishmash of newcomers and time-honored veterans, the festival also boasts a full menu of non-musical entertainment, including theater and circus performances, dancing, and free children's activities.
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Sónar

Barcelona, Spain
When: May 24-25, 2013
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Sónar's line-up includes Pet Shop Boys, Skrillex, Two Door Cinema Club, and a bevy of international DJs. Main headliners will be performing near the Barcelona Waterfront at the Fira Gran Via. Meanwhile, emerging artists and exhibitors will take to the stage at the historic Fira Montjuïc for the Sónar by Day program.
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INmusic

Zagreb, Croatia
When: June 24-26, 2013
If you crave an unforgettable festival experience without having to "rough it," INmusic in Croatia provides the perfect setting. Its campgrounds boast hot showers, free WiFi, and gadget charging areas. And luckily, it provides these amenities without sacrificing location: The festival takes place right on Croatia's Lake Juran.
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Bonnaroo

Manchester, Tenn.
When: June 13-16, 2013
For four days, some 80,000 festival-goers set up camp on 700 acres of rural Tennessee for the annual Bonnaroo festival. Conjuring Woodstock's flower-power mentality, the organizer describes the festival as "a vibe, a spirit, a way."
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Splendour in the Grass

North Byron Parklands, New South Wales, Australia
When: July 26-28, 2013
Though information about the 2013 edition of this Australian festival is still under wraps, one major development has been released: this year's festival will take place at a new location—the 660-acre North Byron Parklands. A meadow just north of the Byron Shire, North Byron Parklands provides an idyllic space for all of Splendour in the Grass's attractions.
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Rock Werchter

Werchter, Belgium
When: July 4-7, 2013
In 2011, Festival Awards Europe presented Rock Werchter with the Best European Festival Line-Up award. And with this year's headliners, the event may reclaim its title. Attendees can expect performances from such internationally renowned musicians as Green Day, Depeche Mode, and Kings of Leon.
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Fuji Rock Festival

Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan
When: July 26-28, 2013
Conditions tend to get soggy at the Fuji Rock Festival, but its unbeatable location on the eastern slope of Mount Takenoko doesn't seem to bother the festival's tried–and-true fans. When you're not rocking out to your favorite band, head on over to the Field of Heaven, a wooded area filled with teepee tents and organic eats.
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Sziget

Óbudai Island, Budapest
When: August 5-12, 2013
If you tire of dancing under the Óbudai Island sun, Sziget offers a near endless list of outdoor pursuits. Get your heart pumping with some bungee jumping, learn to belly dance, or even brush up on your Hungarian.
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