Frontiers of Law, Political Science and Art

Perspective - (2022) Volume 10, Issue 1

Modeling and impact of music festivals
Tulia Browne*
Department of Creative Industries, University of London, London, UK
*Correspondence: Tulia Browne, Department of Creative Industries, University of London, London, UK,

Received: 07-Feb-2022, Manuscript No. FLPSA-22-60633; Editor assigned: 09-Feb-2022, Pre QC No. FLPSA-22-60633 (PQ); Reviewed: 23-Feb-2022, QC No. FLPSA-22- 60633; Revised: 28-Feb-2022, Manuscript No. FLPSA-22-60633 (R); Published: 07-Mar-2022, DOI: 10.51268/2736-1861.22.10.62


In the 18th century, the music festival arose in England as an extension of urban concert life into a sort of seasonal cultural revelry organized around a schedule of music performances or concerts. It is usually an annual event with more scheduled and extensive programming than improvised or spontaneous music festivals. Individuals or music organizations usually host music festivals. The music festival is the world’s largest and most important performance institution, a venue to see and hear what's going on in the world of music. Music festivals are frequently hosted outdoors, with performers performing on tents or roofed temporary stages. Other activities such as food and goods vending, dancing, crafts, performance art and social or cultural events are frequently included at music festivals.

There may be information regarding social or political topics at music festivals that are associated with philanthropic initiatives. Many festivals are held once a year or at regular intervals. Many rock events, for example, are held only once.

Some festivals are held as for-profit concerts, while others are held to raise money for a specific philanthropic purpose. Another sort of music festival is an educational one, which is held every year in local communities, regionally, or nationally for the benefit of amateur musicians of all ages and abilities.

For many folks, summers means attending outdoor music festivals. Many diverse music genres now have their own festivals and some of the world’s largest, such as Glastonbury or Milwaukee's summer fest; attract hundreds of thousands of people. While music festivals appear to be a recent phenomenon, dating back to the 1960s with the rise of rock and more liberal lives, they have a much deeper history. People have long come together at music festivals to enjoy a common cultural experience through music. This is one constant that has remained the same for generations.

The Pythian Games, which took place in the 6th century BC, are thought to have hosted the first known music festival. These games, which were identical to the well-known ancient Olympic Games, were held for every four years. The focus of this festival later turned to games and athletic competitions, but it was initially dedicated to Apollo and focused on music, with apollo serving as patron because he was the Greek god of music. Apollo is commonly depicted with a lyre and the Pythian Games were a competition for musicians and performing groups. Competitions for instrumental and singing performances were organized among the competitors.

Most of the music performed during the medieval era would today be classified as folk music or regional music involving ordinary instruments rather than regal or more formal instruments that evolved and were popular in the early Modern Era around the 16th century. These would have happened at local festivals, but it's impossible to say whether the music played there was merely part of the event or the festival's main focus.

List of some top music festivals

1. Dekmantel

2. Primavera Sound

3. Let It Roll

4. Coachella Music & Arts Festival

5. Tomorrow land

6. Afro Nation

7. Monteux Jazz Festival

8. Hell fest Open Air Festival

9. Rolling Loud Portugal

10. The Governors Ball Music Festival etc.


It's difficult to picture summer without music events nowadays. From classical music to heavy metal, several genres now have their own music festivals.

Today, music festivals may be found in every habitable continent. Some are oriented toward older audiences or those who enjoy period-based music, while others are geared toward younger audiences or those who prefer period-based music. Music festivals were once only a small part of larger events, but by the mid-twentieth century, promoters realized that they could bring in revenue on their own and music festivals became very popular venues, first with Jazz and then with It is usually an annual event with more structured and elaborate programming than more improvisational or spontaneous kinds of music festivalock and have become well established as part of summer culture.

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