Best Music Festivals Today

Celebrities such as Fergie, Emma Roberts, Kate Bosworth and Lea Michele donned daisy chain headbands and partied the night away at music festival Coachella in April. If you too want to get your groove on and see some of the biggest artists of the moment perform live in one of the best music festivals in the world, we have just the ticket.

From the world-famous Burning Man Festival and Croatia’s beach party festival Stop Making Sense to the UK’s family-friendly Latitude, check out the rest of our top 10 music festivals in the world for 2014.

1. Berlin Festival will continue for 48 hours straight, embodying the city’s non-stop party spirit, and meaning that festival-goers can soak up the atmosphere across a whole weekend, without ever having to leave the site.

2. Taking over a 700-acre farm in Tennessee, Bonaroo embraces every genre of music from rock to world, from electronica to jazz, as well as entertainment in the shape of comedy, cabaret, movies and a beer fest.

3. Burning Man Festival. The legendary week-long Nevada desert-set festival is something to try once in your life – 48,000 people converge on the site, cash is banned and there are no rules.

4. Hove Festival. Set on an island outside Arendal city, the four day on-site camping experience at Hove Festival offers a fantastic lineup of artists, on-site camping, nature, beaches and idyllic surroundings for the all-round ultimate festival experience.

5. Opening its doors in 1967, Lowlands Festival is one of the oldest musical festivals to date. Set in Biddinghuizen in Amsterdam, the festival offers a more than appetising selection of rock and pop.

6. Sonar. This year, one of the best electronic music festivals in the world offers the likes of Massive Attack, I Am Legion, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Royksopp and Robyn, Despacio (James Murphy + 2manydjs), Lykke Li, Neneh Cherry.

7. Stop Making Sense. A beach party experience that is a beautiful holiday and music festival rolled into one, Stop Making Sense presents four days and nights of quality music and unpretentious vibes from the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia.

8. Electric Picnic. Ireland’s most wide-ranging and adventurous festive happening celebrates another year with a stellar musical line-up, along with some art, culture and general frovolity thrown in for good measure.

9. Latitude. One for families, Latitude offers a fantastic children’s arena, or kiddies’ festival, as well as a great teen area.

10. Boom. A taste of the lineup: Carl Cox, Chuckie, Tiesto, Goldie, Steve Angelo, Steve Aoki, David Guetta and Paul van Dyk.