Music festivals have their origins in the hippy era, but today the best festivals in the world go way beyond the mud, acid and rock music clichés of traditional UK
and European festivals
. From Tomorrowland’s day-glo EDM paradise to the annual gathering at Burning Man, the international festival scene has some unforgettable experiences to offer. So whether you want rolling fields, sun-kissed beaches or even a festival where the sun never sets, here are 50 music festivals to visit before you die.