North America - May-Jun-Jul
Los Angeles, California, USA
May 28-Sep11 / Los Angeles / Farmers Market Summer Music Series
Jazz, Rock and other performances on the Farmers Market West Patio. All market restaurants, grocers and shops remain open during these shows, so visitors can shop & dine while enjoying the music.
Los Angeles, California, USA
Jun 18 – 28 / Los Angeles / The Los Angeles Film Festival
Now in its fifteenth year, the Los Angeles Film Festival is widely recognized as a world-class event, showcasing the best in new American and international cinema and providing the movie-loving public with access to some of the most critically acclaimed filmmakers, film industry professionals, and emerging talent from around the world. More than 70 feature films – narrative and documentary - are featured in the Festival, alongside gala premieres, panels and seminars, short film programs, music video showcases, free outdoor screenings, live musical performances, and unique signature events.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
5 - 7 Jun (annual) / Oklahoma City Oklahoma / Red Earth Festival
The largest Native American gathering in the country, the Red Earth Festival brings 100 tribes and bands from all over North America to Oklahoma City for a weekend of music, dancing, arts and celebration.
Portland, Oregon, USA
22 May - 7 Jun (annual) / Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park Portland / Waterfront Village
The Waterfront Village in Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. It contains a shopping market with craft stalls selling imported items, boutique fashion, specialty food, toys and much more.
Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
5 - 13 Jun (annual) / Chattanooga / Riverbend Festival
More than 650,000 people visit Chattanooga's Riverbend festival for nine nights of music on six stages from 100-plus artists. Jazz, country, blues, folk, bluegrass and classical music are all on the bill.
Allentown, Buffalo, New York, USA
13 - 14 Jun (annual) / Buffalo / Allentown Art Festival
Around 50,000 art lovers attend this juried art festival in the historic Buffalo district of Allentown, where you can buy everything from photographs and etchings to vases and trinkets.
Laconia, New Hampshire, USA
13 - 21 Jun (annual) / Laconia / Laconia Motorcycle Week
The Laconia Motorcycle Week celebrates the two-wheeled beast in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire and attracts up to 300,000 visitors. Besides soaking up the sun, attendees can take part in meetings, parades, demos and competitions.
Daytona Beach, Florida, USA
4 Jul (annual) / Daytona Beach (Florida) / Coke Zero 400
NASCAR (stock car racing) comes to Daytona's International Speedway every year around Independence Day with the newly renamed Coke Zero 400. Night-time racing, concerts, fireworks and beach parties keep the fans entertained.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
10 - 12 Jul (annual) / Downtown Sioux Falls / Hot Harley Nights
Hot Corvettes, Harley Davidson’s and classic rock 'n' roll fill the streets of Downtown Sioux Falls for Hot Harley Nights, an all-American summer celebration. The event includes a casino run, music and an outdoor party at Falls Park West Parade.
Biltmore, North Carolina, USA
23 Jul - 1 Aug; Thu, Fri, and Sat only (annual) / Biltmore Estate / Summer Evening Concerts
On selected evenings during July and August the Biltmore Estate presents outdoor concerts of popular music, with the Blue Ridge Mountains as a stunning backdrop. Full details of this year's performers are available on the Biltmore website.