Inescapable Music Festivals of Los Angeles

Los Angeles or the Entertainment Capital of the World has nothing to dismay the high spirits of holidaymakers. Besides a world of unusual travel attractions by way of natural splendour and other tourist trappings, the Californian city is popular for spell-binding music scene.

LA’s music culture has got it all. Be it jazz, folk, reggae or blues, music freaks are sure to get something of their taste. Holidays to Los Angeles become all the more pleasant when the mind-blowing musical performances, lively atmosphere and loud noises of music aficionados fill the heart with immense joy. Here is the sampling of some of the enthralling music festivals which tempt even the most discerning music buff.

World Festival of Sacred Music

World Festival of Sacred Music (WFSM) is celebrated once in every three years. The sixteen-day celebration of the largest citywide festival feasts the world with delightful sacred music performances from the artists that come to LA from across the world. The festival began in 1999 when the Dalai Lama suggested the world to mark the celebrations of the new millennium with peace by way of music. WFSM is a big hit among music lovers and prompts them to book air tickets to Los Angeles much in advance.

L.A. Acoustic Music Festival

L.A. Acoustic Music Festival in celebrated for honouring the life of legendary troubadour Woody Guthrie. It takes place in May at amazing Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica. Millions of folk music fanatics grab airline tickets to Los Angeles for revelling into the remarkable performances of folk music. Apart from this, one can shop, eat and enjoy to the full extent. The year 2009 was thrilled with brilliant performances of David Lindley Richard Thompson and Natalie MacMaste.

Coachella Music Festival

Coachella is a three-day festival celebrated in the month of April. It livens up the fields of Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. The breathtaking three-day Coachella experience pays off for the time and money invested in travelling to the venue. Delight the ears with great performances of rock, indie, hip-hop and electronic music at Coachella. Besides a great souvenir shopping at the art and craft shops as well as the lip-smacking delicacies satiate the temptation of shoppers and gourmets alike. Many fans save up their money and often buy air tickets to Los Angeles in advance to be a part of the festival.

Sunset Strip Music Festival

Sunset Strip Festival has always remain a fad and has for long prompted many music enthusiasts to rummage through airlines’ websites looking for tickets to Los Angeles. The three-day Sunset Strip Music Festival or SSMF rejoices the fans with live performances of rock music, pool-parties, and photo exhibits. The festival takes place at different venues including clubs and other outdoor stages on the Sunset Strip through West Hollywood.