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Music Festivals of Georgia – Relive The Reverberations!

By Amirthavarshini - August 5, 2020
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Put on your glittery makeup, dress up like a diva and get ready to dance like nobody is watching. Are you still wondering where we are heading? Its time for the beats to make your organs dance at the music festivals of Georgia, in Europe. When the sun shows up at Georgia, the place turns into a paradise with lots of parties and music festivals. When in Georgia, you can enjoy a party every weekend in Tbilisi. The highlight is that everyone will find a music festival of their choice. In this article, let’s storm into all the music festivals of Georgia and dance our heart out virtually.

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Tbilisi Open Air

First and the best among all the music festivals of Georgia is the Tbilisi Open Air international festival. Indulge in the rock and electronica reverberations and jump till you touch the sky. Introduced in the year 2009, the festival got its fame as it attracted famous artists around the globe. The popular artists of Tbilisi Open Air are Placebo, Morcheeba, Adriatique, Akvarium, Beth Hart, Stephan Bodzin, Archive, and Infected Mushrooms.

This dramatic festival is celebrated for 4 days. Occupying one of the great open-air spaces outside Tbilisi, the stage roars to light up your mood. The event gets inaugurated in the afternoon and continues until dawn. Each side stage plays a different style of music until the chief guest takes control of the main stage. You can also explore the stalls lined up with cafes, bars and souvenir shops as well.

Black Sea Jazz Festival

Head to one of the most impressive music shows of Georgia that makes people dance along with the tides of the beach. Conducted at the Black Sea’s coastal city of Batumi, the festival usually takes place in the month of July. Right from 2007, the festival has been expanding by the number of bands and budget. Currently, it includes R&B, disco, hip-hop, soul and funk. The stage holds the pride and legacy of being the platform for artists like Lisa Stansfield, Macy Grey, Hugh Masekela & Band and Mike Stern Band.

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Art-Gene Festival

If you are an admirer of traditional and contemporary folk songs, you are definitely going to love this part of the article. Witness a national dance ensemble and a mixed pot of culture at the Art-Gene Festival. The festival was first hosted in the year 2003 and continues to take place every year during the summer. At the time of the festival, Ethnography Museum in Tbilisi which is located near Kust Lake will be sparkling with vivid lights. You can enjoy this festival for one whole week. Also, do not miss trying out the local beverages amidst the pristine surroundings.

GEM Festival

This new addition to the music festivals of Georgia is a mind-blowing treat for music lovers. It was first held in 2015 as the Georgian Electronic Music Festival. Later, the festival gained popularity by bringing together 123 international and Georgian artists, and 10,000 guests. The list of artists includes David August, Luciano, Ellen Allien, Boka Shade, M.A.N.D.Y, Armin Van Buuren, Who Made Who, Dubfire, and Tale of Us.

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Tbilisi Jazz Festival

Soak in this international Jazz festival at Tbilisi and brighten your summer days. Since 1978, This festival is celebrated. However, it got its fame and light from the year 2000. Enjoy the soul, blues, and rock artists performing throughout the day. Also, do not miss the Black Sea Jazz Festival in Batumi.

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Do not let the josh fade away! The Festival season of Georgia comes only once a year, so let’s celebrate while it’s here. Become a wild kid again and dance until sunrise. Let the music and the electrifying lights lift up your soul and never settle back. Head to the Pickyourtrail website and start planning your trip to Georgia right away! Check out packages to Europe and plan your dream European vacation. You can connect with us directly via Whatsapp and we are at your service.

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