Thousands of people flock to music festivals every year. Each festival has its own character and flair, but they all have one thing in common: music. If you are a fan of music festivals, have a go at this quiz and see what you know about a few of the most popular music festivals in the world.
In what year did the Woodstock music festival take place?
When was the earliest music festival on record?
6th century B.C.
3rd century B.C.
6th century A.D.
How do music festivals keep the line-up of bands fresh?
They only allow new bands to feature.
They limit the time people are allowed to stay at the festival.
They limit the number of times a band can play during a festival.
How long does the South by Southwest music festival go for?
How much money were they expecting SXSW to bring to the city of Austin in 2008?
Which other festival in Austin runs at the same time as SXSW?
a film festival
a garden festival
a beer festival
Which popular Web site was launched at SXSW?
Where is the Montreux Jazz Festival held?
Where did the Montreux Jazz Festival get its name from?
It was made famous by the Montreux jazz band.
It was first held in the Montreux Casino.
It was started by Eric Montreux.
How long does the Montreux Jazz Festival run for?
Who was the first singer to come up with the concept of a benefit music festival?
What sort of musician does the Sasquatch! Music Festival focus on?
Next to which river is the Sasquatch! Music Festival held?
On what sort of grounds is the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival held?
Why was the time of the festival moved from October to April?
It was too hot.
It overlapped with another music festival.
It was the beginning of the school year.
Why is Coachella known as somewhat of a cupid?
Famous love songs have emerged from it.
It brings bands back together.
Many people propose there.
What is Coachella known for?
continuous live music
Stagecoach follows Coachella at the Empire Polo Club. What sort of festival is Stagecoach?
a country music festival
a horse festival
a wine festival
Where is the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts held?
Which organization provides volunteers for the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts?