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10 outstanding music festivals you haven't heard of yet

April 14, 2014, 3:59 p.m.
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Osheaga

If you widen your search beyond the United States, you'll find some impressive summertime festival options. Osheaga is a great example of Canada's top-notch festival scene. Held in early August in Jean Drapeau Park in Monteal, this fest features the best Canadian performers and a plenty of international talent. Recent Osheaga acts have included Canadian hip-hopper K-os, modern bluegrass stars Mumford and Sons, legendary rockers the Cure, indie stalwart Jimmy Eat World, and rap luminary Snoop Dogg. Though it is a relatively young festival — it has only been going since 2006 — many people already consider Osheaga to be Canada's premiere music festival.