Canada is a roaring center for music; birthing artists such as Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, and Michael Bublé; it has the sixth largest music industry in the world. Alberta, home to the stunning Banff National Park, and Montreal are especially popular places for music festivals - with no surprise due to their great locations. 

No matter what your favourite genre is, you can probably find a festival that is right up your alley; with country festivals such as Big Valley JamboreeCountry Thunder Saskatchewan, Country Thunder Alberta and Dauphin's Countryfest, jazz festivals such as Kaslo Jazz Festival and RBC Ottawa Bluesfest, and hip hop festivals such as Festival Metro Metro. Fans of electronic music should head to Escapade, BomfestShambhala, Ever After and îleSoniq.

Other especially popular Canadian festivals include the likes of Osheaga and MUTEK Montreal.

Take a look at our picks for the Top 10 Music Festivals in Canada.


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