The Music Festival Wizard 50: February Recap

After a wild ride in January, the mega-festivals have once again dominated the top spots of the MFW 50. Expect them to reign strong until late spring…or will one of the newcomers sneak in from the ranks? Once again, our list of the most popular festivals on this site for February.

1. Lollapalooza
2. Bonnaroo
4. Coachella
5. Hangout Festival
6. Austin City Limits
7. Sweetwater 420 Festival
8. NYC Popfest
9. Sasquatch
10. The Bamboozle
11. Electric Forest
12. Summerfest
13. All Good
14. Summer Camp
15. Mountain Jam
16. Beyond Wonderland
17. Sunfest
18. Starscape
19. Ultra
20. Wakarusa
21. Rock on the Range
22. Beale Street
23. Vans Warped Tour
24. The Snowball
25. Camp Bisco
26. Jacksonville Super Fest
27. The Governors Ball
28. Euphoria
29. Electric Daisy Carnival
30. Nocturnal Wonderland
31. Savannah Stopover
32. 9 Mile Music Festival
33. Clearwater Festivala
34. Riverbend Festival
35. BamaJam
36. Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
37. Mission Creek
38. The Voodoo Music Experience
39. Rites of Spring
40. Cypress Hill Smokeout
41. Osheaga Festival
42. Westword Music Showcase
43. Joshua Tree Music Festival
44. Electric Zoo
45. Wanderlust Vermont
46. Abbey Road on the River
47. Musifkfest
48. Gathering of the Vibes
49. The Buku Project
50. Suwannee Springfest

#1 Spot: They have yet to post a lineup like Bonnaroo and Coachella, but that didn’t stop Lollapalooza from grabbing the top spot this month. Interest will remain high as fans search like mad for news about the Chicago festival.

#8 Spot: The NYC Popfest made the most significant gain this month, moving from #42 into the Top Ten.

#18 Spot: A new entry this month is Starscape, a popular Maryland festival that features views of the Chesapeake Bay and a sick light show.

#27 Spot: The Governor’s Ball released a lineup and moved up 14 spots on the MFW 50. If you haven’t seen it yet, watch this awesome video.

#31 Spot:  This festival takes place in Atlanta during March and features a multitude of artists on their way to SWSW.

#41 Spot: The only international entry on this month’s MFW 50 is the Montreal-based Osheaga festival.

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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.