The MFJ 50: Year End Wrap Up!

Austin City Limits -- Most Popular Festival of the Year

For the end of the year, we’re going big with the MFJ 50. Introducing The MFJ 250. That’s right. Here’s the rundown of the 250 most popular festival guides on the website as we close the door on 2012. But hey, this list is just numbers and data and other boring science stuff. Head over here to help us vote in the Festival of the Year!

  1. Austin City Limits 2012
  2. Lollapalooza 2012
  3. Voodoo Music Experience 2012
  4. Bonnaroo Music Festival 2012
  5. Electric Zoo 2012
  6. 4Knots Festival 2012
  7. Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012
  8. CBGB Music Festival 2012
  9. Hard Summer 2012
  10. Catalpa NYC Music Festival 2012
  11. Electric Forest 2012
  12. Outside Lands 2012
  13. Summerfest 2012
  14. Burning Man 2012
  15. Musikfest 2012
  16. The Governors Ball 2012
  17. Camp Bisco 2012
  18. Wanderlust California 2012
  19. NYC Pop Fest 2012
  20. Solid Sound Festival 2013
  21. The Peach Music Festival 2012
  22. North Coast Music Festival 2012
  23. Vans Warped Tour 2012
  24. FYF Fest 2012
  25. Wicker Park Festival 2012
  26. Sasquatch! 2012
  27. Clearwater Festival 2012
  28. Catskill Chill Music Festival 2012
  29. Starscape 2012
  30. The Bamboozle 2012
  31. Mountain Jam Festival 2012
  32. Pitchfork Music Festival: Chicago 2012
  33. Tomorrowland 2012
  34. Hangout Music Festival 2012
  35. Summer Camp Music Festival 2012
  36. Ultra Music Festival Ibiza Fall 2012
  37. Osheaga Festival 2012
  38. Jamboree in the Hills 2012
  39. iHeartRadio 2012
  40. BamaJam 2012
  41. Hopscotch 2012
  42. Beyond Wonderland 2013
  43. Bear Creek Music Festival 2012
  44. Culture Collide 2012
  45. Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival 2012
  46. Coachella Music Festival 2012
  47. Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival 2012
  48. Rock The Bells 2012
  49. All Good 2012
  50. Bumbershoot 2012
  51. Orion Music +More 2012
  52. Riverbend Festival 2012
  53. BayFest 2012
  54. Deluna Fest 2012
  55. Holy Ship! 2013
  56. Wakarusa Music Festival 2012
  57. Sunfest 2012
  58. Forecastle Festival 2012
  59. Gnarnia Festival 2012
  60. Electric Daisy Carnival 2012
  61. Utica Music Festival 2012
  62. Wanderlust Colorado 2012
  63. CMJ Music & Film Marathon 2012
  64. Bunbury Music Festival 2012
  65. Americana Music Festival 2012
  66. Electric Daisy Carnival Puerto Rico 2012
  67. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2012
  68. Sun and Sand Festival 2012
  69. Quebec City Summer Festival 2012
  70. CounterPoint Music Festival 2012
  71. Wanderlust Vermont 2012
  72. Magnolia Fest 2012
  73. The Underground Music Showcase (UMS) 2012
  74. South By SouthWest (SXSW) 2012
  75. Abbey Road on the River DC 2012
  76. Sunstrip Music Festival 2012
  77. Rock Fest 2012
  78. Coachella 2013
  79. High Sierra Music Festival 2012
  80. MusicfestNW (MFNW) 2012
  81. Sierra Nevada World Music Festival 2012
  82. Rock On The Range 2012
  83. Joshua Tree Music Festival 2012
  84. Electric Daisy Carnival Orlando 2012
  85. Westword Music Showcase 2012
  86. Mayhem Festival 2012
  87. Rootwire Music & Arts Festival 2012
  88. Common Ground Music Festival 2012
  89. Tomorrowland 2013
  90. Soundland 2012
  91. Midpoint Music Festival 2012
  92. Barcelona Accia Musical (BAM) 2012
  93. I’ll Be Your Mirror New Jersey 2012
  94. Bella Terra Festival 2012
  95. Woodist Festival 2012
  96. Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance 2012
  97. SoundTown Festival 2012
  98. Treasure Island 2012
  99. Rock Jam 2012
  100. LouFest 2012
  101. Ultra Music Festival Poland 2012
  102. Sweetwater 420 Fest 2012
  103. XPoNential Music Festival 2012
  104. Sleepy Bear Music Festival 2012
  105. moe.down 2012
  106. The Great Googa Mooga 2012
  107. Beyond Wonderland 2012
  108. Amsterdam Dance Event 2012
  109. Jacksonville Super Fest 2012
  110. Barge to Hell 2012
  111. Nocturnal Wonderland: Texas 2012
  112. Spring Awakening Music Festival 2012
  113. Beale Street Music Festival 2012
  114. Crossing Brooklyn Ferry 2012
  115. Sonic Bloom 2012
  116. Music Midtown 2012
  117. Ultra Music Festival Korea 2012
  118. Abbey Road on the River 2012
  119. Firefly Music Festival 2012
  120. Identity Festival 2012
  121. WE Fest 2012
  122. Ultra Music Festival 2012
  123. Capitol Hill Block Party 2012
  124. Free Press Summer Fest 2012
  125. The Great South Bay Music Festival 2012
  126. Athens Popfest 2012
  127. Telluride Blues and Brews Festival 2012
  128. Delfest 2012
  129. Chaos in Tejas 2012
  130. Mantra Bash 2012
  131. South By Southwest 2013
  132. A3C Hip-Hop Festival 2012
  133. Camp Barefoot 2012
  134. Watershed Music Festival 2012
  135. Riot Fest East 2012
  136. Norman Music Festival 2012
  137. Nerdapalooza 2012
  138. Dark Star Jubilee 2012
  139. Decibel Festival 2012
  140. Secret Stages 2012
  141. Wavefront Music Festival 2012
  142. FloydFest 2012
  143. Telluride Bluegrass 2012
  144. Harvest Festival 2012
  145. Moogfest 2012
  146. Gathering of the Juggalos 2012
  147. Appalachian Uprising 2012
  148. Paradiso Festival 2012
  149. Beyond Wonderland: Bay Area 2012
  150. Hozack Blackout Fest 2012
  151. 80/35 Music Festival 2012
  152. Basilica Block Party 2012
  153. Boomslang 2012
  154. Moondance Jam 2012
  155. I Love This City San Francisco 2012
  156. Oregon Jamboree 2012
  157. Philadelphia Folk Festival 2012
  158. Spring Hookahville 2012
  159. Ultra Miami 2013
  160. Lowlands Festival 2012
  161. All Good Music Festival and Campout 2012
  162. Essence Festival 2012
  163. Newport Folk Festival 2012
  164. Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2012
  165. Euphoria 2012
  166. Wanee Music Festival 2012
  167. Neon Desert 2012
  168. RE:Generation 2012
  169. Electric Daisy Carnival New York 2012
  170. Strawberry Music Festival 2012
  171. Boise Music Festival 2012
  172. Cypress Hill Smokeout 2012
  173. I Love This City San Diego 2012
  174. SnowBall 2012
  175. CMA Music Festival 2012
  176. Detroit Movement Electronic Festival 2012
  177. Riverfest 2012
  178. M3 Rock Festival 2012
  179. Sunset Strip Music Festival 2012
  180. Desert Rocks 2012
  181. The Groove Cruise 2013
  182. Boonstock 2012
  183. Pickathon 2012
  184. Granite State Music Festival 2012
  185. Escape from Wonderland 2012
  186. Rites of Spring 2012
  187. SnowGlobe 2012
  188. Summer Meltdown 2012
  189. Summer Set Music Festival 2012
  190. MAHA Festival 2012
  191. Austin Psych Fest 2012
  192. Lightning in a Bottle 2012
  193. Orange Blossom Jamboree 2012
  194. Punk Rock Bowling 2012
  195. New Orleans Jazz Festival 2013
  196. IMR Music Festival 2012
  197. Pacific Festival 2012
  198. Essence Music Festival 2013
  199. Never Say Never Festival 2012
  200. A Bear’s Picnic 2012
  201. Jomeokeefest 2012
  202. Waterfront Blues Festival 2012
  203. Suwannee Springfest 2012
  204. The Bounce Festival 2012
  205. Lollaplooza 2013
  206. Plan-It-X Fest 2012
  207. Pygmalion Music Festival 2012
  208. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2012
  209. Ultra Music Festival Ibiza Spring 2012
  210. 9 Mile Music Festival 2012
  211. The Werk Out 2012
  212. Appel Farm Music Festival 2012
  213. Time Warp Holland 2012
  214. Pitchfork Fest: Paris 2012
  215. HARD Day of the Dead 2012
  216. Rock en Seine 2012
  217. Riot Fest Brooklyn 2012
  218. Rockygrass Festival 2012
  219. Nelsonville Music Festival 2012
  220. Equifunk 2012
  221. Berlin Festival 2012
  222. Meeting of The Minds 2012
  223. Shiprocked 2012
  224. Made In America 2012
  225. Stir Fry Music Revival 2012
  226. STRP Festival 2012
  227. Paid Dues Festival 2012
  228. What The Festival 2012
  229. Sweetlife Music Festival 2012
  230. Soundset 2012
  231. Global Festival 2012
  232. River’s Edge Music Festival 2012
  233. Strange Creek Campout 2012
  234. Iceland Airwaves 2012
  235. Phibstock 2012
  236. I’ll Be Your Mirror New York 2012
  237. Maryland Deathfest 2012
  238. Bloom Heavy’s River Romp 2012
  239. Make Music Pasdena 2012
  240. City Arts Fest 2012
  241. Rocklahoma 2012
  242. Northwest String Summit 2012
  243. Willamette Country Music Festival 2012
  244. Noise Pop 2012
  245. Musink 2012
  246. 4 Peaks Music Festival 2012
  247. Edgefest 2012
  248. Huichica Music Festival 2012
  249. Stagecoach 2012
  250. The Frendly Gathering 2012

Born during a sweaty, backstage, Bonnaroo downpour, the Chief Festival Junkie's mission in life is to dance, write, and travel to every great festival that this wide world has to offer. While his identity remains a mystery, you may have already met him, probably when he helped himself to your party favors.

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