Thursday Thrill: A Curated Guide to End-of-May Music Festivals

Summer is upon us, and music festivals are back in full swing! From dance music havens to genre-bending extravaganzas and industry-focused conferences, June 2024 boasts a diverse selection of festivals to set your soul on fire. Whether you crave dance floor anthems, genre-bending artistic experiences, or the chance to connect with music industry giants, there’s a perfect festival waiting for you. Let’s dive into some of the hottest picks for June 2024 music festivals!

AVA Festival: Immerse Yourself in Electronic Excellence

Belfast, United Kingdom

31 May – 1 June


AVA has solidified itself as Ireland’s premier dance music destination. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the festival boasts a meticulously curated lineup featuring industry heavyweights like Bicep and the rising star horsegiirL. Renowned for its stunning audiovisual installations and infectious energy, AVA promises an unforgettable experience for dance music aficionados.

More details can be found at Official website 

WeHo Pride: Celebrate Diversity and Pride

Los Angeles, USA

31 May – 2 June

WoHo Pride

West Hollywood’s vibrant Pride celebration offers an inclusive and celebratory atmosphere. The weekend kicks off with a free concert featuring established artists like Kesha and Adam Lambert. This leads into the electrifying “OUTLOUD” music festival, headlined by global superstars Kylie Minogue, Janelle Monáe, and Diplo. WeHo Pride goes beyond music, offering a street fair and dedicated events like the Women’s Freedom Festival and Dyke March, solidifying its position as a cornerstone of LGBTQ+ culture in Los Angeles.

More details can be found at Official website 

RISING: Engage Your Artistic Curiosity

Melbourne, Australia

1-16 June


RISING takes a multi-faceted approach to artistic expression. This 15-day festival transcends the boundaries of a traditional music event, offering a dynamic program that encompasses live music (Fever Ray, Sky Ferreira), performance art, theater, thought-provoking discussions, and captivating visual installations. RISING prioritizes audience engagement, employing a participation rating system to assist attendees in crafting their own personalized festival itinerary.

More details can be found at Official website 

Primavera PRO

Barcelona, Spain

29 May – 2 June

Primavera PRO

Barcelona ignites with Primavera PRO 2024. Ditch the star-studded concerts; focus on connecting with 3,000+ music pros. Panels with industry giants, workshops on music tech, and artist showcases await. Network with established figures (think Cherie Hu, Sparks) and discover rising stars.

Musicians, managers, label execs – Primavera PRO fuels your music journey. Learn, network, and shape the future of sound.

Get more details visit Official Website 

Railbird Music Festival

Lexington, Kentucky

1-2 June

Railbird Music Festival

Calling all country, bluegrass, and roots music fans! Railbird Music Festival takes over Lexington, Kentucky on June 1st-2nd, 2024.

Headliners like Noah Kahan, Turnpike Troubadours, Chris Stapleton, and Hozier lead the charge, with Counting Crows, Wynonna Judd, Lord Huron, Dwight Yoakam, Marcus King, and Elle King adding to the stellar lineup.

This scenic festival offers more than just music – delicious food, friendly vendors, and a chance to connect with fellow music lovers. Tickets start at $235 for general admission, with VIP options available.

Experience Railbird and create unforgettable memories! Visit for details.

For more details visit Official Website 

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