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30 of the most expensive music festivals in the world

  • 30 of the most expensive music festivals in the world

    Summer isn't all about vacationing, it's also festival season. It's a chance for smaller artists to find an audience, and for some of the most famous musicians to play in front of outrageous crowds. While some festivals have you paying strictly for musical performances, others include art shows, restaurants, and even carnival rides. Needless to say, the price of a ticket can add up.

    With Coachella around the corner (yes, it definitely made this list), music lovers everywhere are preparing their pockets. Stacker searched for festivals all over the world and ranked them from least expensive to most expensive, by how much it would cost you each day--that number comes from dividing the cost of a General Admission pass for each festival by the number of days. Some of the festivals are in Spain or Iceland, so so the international prices were converted based on today's exchange rates. 

    These festivals might be expensive, with the most expensive costing $143 a day, but they're full of exciting entertainers and attractions. Read on to see how much you'll have to spend on this thrilling summer experience.

  • #30. Beale Street Music Festival

    Per-Day Cost: $55
    3-Day Pass Cost: $165
    Location: Memphis, TN
    2018 Dates: 5/4 - 5/6


     

  • #29. Sziget Festival

    Per-Day Cost: $57.11
    7-Day Pass Cost: $399.75
    Location: Budapest, Hungary
    2018 Dates: 8/8 - 8/15


     

  • #28. Pitchfork Music Festival

    Per-Day Cost: $58.33
    3-Day Pass Cost: $175
    Location: Union Park, Chicago, IL
    2018 Dates: 7/20 - 7/22


     

  • #27. Secret Solstice Festival

    Per-Day Cost: $60.89
    4-Day Pass Cost: $243.54
    Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
    2018 Dates: 6/21 - 6/24


     

  • #26. Shaky Knees Music Festival

    Per-Day Cost: $63
    3-Day Pass Cost: $189
    Location: Central Park, Atlanta, GA
    2018 Dates: 5/4 - 5/6


     

  • #25. Green Man Festival

    Per-Day Cost: $63.45
    4-Day Pass Cost: $253.80
    Location: Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK
    2018 Dates: 8/16 - 8/19


     

  • #24. Primavera Sound

    Per-Day Cost: $66.11
    4-Day Pass Cost: $264.45
    Location: Barcelona, Spain
    2018 Dates: 5/30 - 6/3


     

  • #23. Latitude Festival

    Per-Day Cost: $69.62
    4-Day Pass Cost: $278.48
    Location: Henham Park, Suffolk, UK
    2018 Dates: 7/12 - 7/15


     

  • #22. Mo Pop Festival

    Per-Day Cost: $72.50
    2-Day Pass Cost: $145
    Location: West Riverfront Park, Detroit MI
    2018 Dates: 7/28 - 7/29


     

  • #21. Mad Cool Festival

    Per-Day Cost: $73.80
    3-Day Pass Cost: $221.40
    Location: Madrid, Spain
    2018 Dates: 7/12 - 7/14


     

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