The highest grossing music festivals of 2015

PicturePhoto: facebook.com/coachella2015 was another incredible year for music festivals worldwide. Of the ten most successful music festivals, more than $195 million were collected in ticket sales. This does not account for merch and concessions sold. Coachella was by far, the highest grossing festival, accounting for nearly 43% of the $195 million in ticket sales.

Combined figures between all ten of these events saw more than 1.1 million people. Check the figures from the top ten most successful music festivals of 2015 below:

1. Coachella

  • Total Gross – $84.26 million
  • Attendance – 198,000
  • Location – Indio, CA
  • Date – April 10-12, 17-19​​

2. Outside Lands

  • Total Gross – $24.3 million
  • Attendance – 212,000
  • Location – San Francisco, CA
  • Date – August 7-9​

3. Stagecoach

  • Total Gross – $21.88 million
  • Attendance – 70,000
  • Location – Indio, CA​
  • Date – April 24-26​

4. Electric Daisy Carnival

  • Total Gross – $11.18 million
  • Attendance – 91,400
  • Location – East Rutherford, NJ
  • Date – May 23-24

5. Byron Bay BluesFest

  • Total Gross – $9.82 million
  • Attendance – 105,500
  • Location – Byron Bay, Australia
  • Date – ​April 2-6

6. Bravalla Festival

  • Total Gross – $9.65 million
  • Attendance – 46,500
  • Location – Norrkoping, Sweden​
  • Date – ​June 25-27

7. Osheaga

  • Total Gross – $9.25 million
  • Attendance – 135,000
  • Location – Montreal, Canada
  • Date – ​July 31 – Aug 2

8. Southside Festival

  • Total Gross – $9.2 million
  • Attendance – 60,000
  • Location – Neuhausen, Germany
  • Date – ​June 19-21

9. ​Hurricane Festival

  • Total Gross – $8.68 million
  • Attendance – 65,000
  • Location – Scheessel, Germany
  • Date – ​June 19-21

10. Lollapalooza Brasil

  • Total Gross – $7.32 million
  • Attendance – 125,000
  • Location – Sao Paolo, Brazil
  • Date – ​March 28-29

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