All The Music Festivals Still Happening This Weekend
By / March 6, 2020

OMF/Photo Credit: Alex Peters

With the announcement earlier this week that the Ultra Music Festival will be postponed due to coronavirus fears, the spring roster of festivals has been put in a state of flux. For this first weekend in March, nearly all scheduled events on the MFW calendar are still happening with the exception of Ultra Abu Dhabi which was cancelled last week.

Okeechobee Music Festival 2020

March 5-8, 2020

Okeechobee, FL

Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival burst onto the Florida scene in 2016 and immediately become a fan favorite. Taking place in early March, Okeechobee is now the first major music festival of the US festival season and provides a glimpse of touring summertime artists. The festival's home at Sunshine Grove is a treat for campers with lush grassy fields, a sandy beach, and a majestic grove.

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CRSSD Festival Spring 2020

March 7-8, 2020

San Diego, CA

CRSSD Festival returns to Waterfront Park in downtown San Deigo with this now annual springtime event. The electronic heavy festival has introduced indie rock into the lineup over the last few editions as well as some incredible underground DJs. Leave the hula hoops, LED gloves, and totems at home -- they're prohibted at CRSSD.

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McDowell Mountain Music Festival (M3F) 2020

March 6-8, 2020

Phoenix, AZ

It may be early spring everywhere else in the United States, but March is like summertime down in Arizona and McDowell Mountain Music Festival (M3F Fest) takes full advantage of the warm weather. The now annual celebration of community and charity has become a solid fixture in the growing Phoenix festival scene.

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Savannah Stopover 2020

March 5-7, 2020

Savannah, GA

Roadtripping artists on their way to SXSW Music Convference tend to stop by Savannah Stopover on their way to Texas for a weeekend of musical discovery. Some of the bands featured at Savannah Stopover before their big break include Grimes, of Montreal, The War On Drugs, Future Islands, Mac Demarco, Margo Price, Julien Baker, St. Lucia, DIIV, Ra Ra Riot, and hundreds of others.

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Elevate Festival 2020

March 4-8, 2020

Graz, Austria

The Elevate Festival in Graz focuses on music, the arts, and political discourse during five days in the spring. This small boutique festival stands out from the crowd with music artists, but includes guests like human rights experts, climate researchers, and activists from all over the world. All the discussions and film program of the festival are free of charge.

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Pitch Festival 2020

March 6-10, 2020

Moyston, Australia

Pitch is a boutique electronic fest that takes place in the Grampian Plains of rural Victoria.

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Don’t Let Daddy Know Amsterdam 2020

March 6, 2020

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The world's mecca for dance music festivals, Amsterdam roars into March with the Don't Let Daddy Know Festival. 350,000+ fans from nearly 100 different countries unite inside the Ziggo Dome to create a 'one big family vibe'. DLDK doesn't stop there with more than a dozen editions around the world and their own music label.

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BBC 6 Music Festival 2020

March 6-8, 2020

London, UK

'With over 40 artists across six stages over three nights, the events bring together an impressive line-up of established acts and emerging artists who represent the very best alternative music of the moment.'

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Ultra Australia 2020

March 7-8, 2020

Melbourne/Sydney, Australia

Pack your bags kids! Ultra is going to Australia with stops in Melbourne and Sydney. Expect the typical Ultra experience with wall to wall EDM and huge sound stages.

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Festival NRMAL 2020

March 7, 2020

Deportivo Lomas Altas, México

Celebrating the best of underground music, NRMAL is an international community based in Mexico, with diversity and equity as core values. This Mexico City festival is an all ages/family friendly live music experience, that merges art, design and gastronomy in a boutique setting.

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Gasparilla Music Festival 2020

March 7-8, 2020

Tampa, FL

The non-profit Gasparilla Music Festival is putting downtown on the map with this annual fest that takes place the second weekend in March. The community based festival packs in a mix of indie rock and roots with alumni like Best Coast, Dr. Dog, Dawes, The Flaming Lips, and Modest Mouse.

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Golden Plains 2020

March 7-9, 2020

Meredith, Australia

There's no commercial sponsors, no market stalls, no commercial signage, and a strict 'no dickhead' policy at Golden Plains -- just a few of the features of this transformational festival that makes it beloved by Australian festies. Less a festival and more a community experiment, Golden Plains welcomes all to the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheater.

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We are Music Festival Wizard -- a loose coalition of writers, photographers, artists, and musicians roadtripping around the world in search of the "perfect" music festival.