Garage/Rock/Soul/Tiki/Mimo/Food Weekenders

Festivals Worthy of Travel around the World


January 7, 8 and 9th, 2023.-The Rhythm Collision Weekend
Riverside, California 92501-3 days of rockabilly (May be on Hiatus)

Resolution 2024-Club 100-London, UK-More than a week of awesome punk shows at this small long running club

Puke-Fest 2024-Saturday, January 2024 -Sputnikhalle, Münster, Am Hawerkamp 31, 48155 Münster, Germany Tickets at

January 20-21, 2024-Hull Punk Fest at Aloft at the Hayworth, UK

Rockabillique-Florida(Greater Fort Myers)

Munk and Petal Festival-Brisbane, Australia

January 27-Sanford Punk Festival-West End Trading Company-Sanford, FL

Jan 27 Sant Antoni Pop Festival-Valencia Spain

Inuhele: Atlanta’s Tiki Weekend-Jan 19 – 21, 2024, Atlanta, GA

Blizzard Music Festival runs annually, the last weekend of January, in Rossland BC


Modernism Week – Feb. 16-26, 2023 , Palm Springs, CA (NOT CHEAP)

WÁCHINA WÁCHINA Vol.IX-in Valencia Spain-Feb 2023 -Another garage festival.

Taverne Tour-Montreal, Canada-More like a SXSW. A collection of shows at many different venues in the balmy February season in Montreal.

February 16-18, 2024-Slovenly presents Puerto A Go Go -Oaxaca Mexico


February 29th – March 2nd, 2024-NOT TOO YOUNG Swiss Soul Weekender Vol. XI
in Lucerne


Early March 2025  –High Rollers Vegas Scooter Rally & Music Weekend   Downtown Las Vegas, Las Vegas


Madrid Pop Festival-Spain

March-Savannah Stopover Music Festival-is on hiatus but puts on smaller events

Lebowski Fest –Many Roaming Events

Galax Z Fair-South Texas’s premier alternative music and arts experience, happening  in Downtown McAllen TX, South of Corpus Christi on the Mexican Border.

Spillover Music Fest, Dallas, TX

March 8-16, 2024 South By Southwest, Austin, TX

March 15, 2025-LA Punk Invasion-Put on by Nacho Corrupted

March, 2024-Punkspring festival in Osaka and Tokyo

March 20 -24, 2024 in Downtown Boise, Idaho-Treehfort Music Festival, Boise, ID.-Some good food in Boise.

Scarborough Punk Festival UK March   Scarborough Punk Festival 2024. March 30/31-Scarborough Spa Complex-South Bay, Scarborough


Apr 27-30, 2022- Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend 

Dark Force Fest-Metal and goth festival Parsippany, NJ-April 19-21, 2024

APRIL 12, 13 & 14, 2024 San Joaquin Asparagus Festival, San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, 1658 S. Airport Way, Stockton, CA

Garageville Hamburg late April; GARAGEVILLE – THE WEEKEND – April 25-28, 2024

April 2023-Vidalia Onion Festival, Vidalia, GA

Thu, Apr, 2023-Tiki Oasis Arizona-Scottdale,AZ-A quieter more cocktail focused Tiki Oasis.

April 24/25, 2020-Punk Rock Weekend 2020 was cancelled and hasn’t happened since then.

April ????-Altanta Mess Around at the Earl, Atlanta, GA hasnt happened since 2018

April 2024-Wild Weekend Spain from the owners of the Luwow

April 2024-HIPSVILLE   A GO! GO! The UK’s Wildest 60’s and Beyond Themed Party Weekend

April 26-28, 2024-Flamin’go beach -Camping Los Escullos, Cabo de Gata–Garage fest

April 26-28, 2024-Austin Psych Festival, Austin, TX, USA

April 27, 2024-Couple Ghouls Festival-Event put on by Couple Ghouls Booking


May 1, 2024 -Roots & Roses Festival-Lessines, Belgium -Frankie and the witch fingers plus some more rootsy acts

May 3-5, 2024-Hipsville a go go-Margate, UK-The UK’s Wildest 60’s and Beyond Themed Party Weekend

May 24-26, 2024 –Margate Mod & Sixties Weekend, Margate, Kent

Mods Mayday 45th Anniversary-May 5, 2024 @ 229, London-one day mod event

May 4 2024 EL RENO BURGER DAY FESTIVAL, Fried Onion BURGER DAY FESTIVAL in  Downtown El Reno, Oklahoma

May, 2024-ANGA Anniversary -Not a festival but many weeks of great lineups for this clubs anniversary and its close to Tokyo Disneyland.

May 2 to 5 2024, Tiki Caliente, Palm Springs, CA

May 3-4, 2024-Fuzz Club 2024 – Joining us at the Effenaar in Eindhoven, NL on May 3-4 will be: Night Beats, Frankie And The Witch Fingers, The Men, Crows, The Psychotic Monks, The Underground Youth, Al Lover, DAIISTAR, The Black Delta Movement, Upupayãma, Helicon, Throw Down Bones, Flying Moon In Space, The Gluts, Maquina., Los Palms and YOBS

May 17-18, 2024-London Calling Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Wide Awake Festival-May 25, 2024-Brockwell Park Gardens, London, United Kingdom-This year features King Gizzard

May 24-26, 2024 –Margate Mod & Sixties Weekend, Margate, Kent

May 23, 2020-Trenton Pork Roll Festival, Trenton, NJ-Always Memorial Day weekend but appears to be on hiatus

Surforama Festival-of May 10-11,2024.  –Surforama, Valencia, Spain

May 2024-Bonaventura Fest  , Pedreguer, Spain-was in may

Cruel World | May 11, 2024 | Pasadena, CA

May 15-18, 2024-Great Escape Festival, Brighton, UK

May 2024-Cosmic Trip Festival, Bourges France

May 26-29, 2023-Western Swing Out Weekender, Tehachipi, Keene, California

May  2023-Neighborhood Weekender, Victoria Park, Warrington with big Brit bands

Punk Rock Bowling, Las Vegas, NV Thu, May 2024

May 29-31, 2020-Crown Jewel Pure Soul Weekend-Crown Hotel, Drummond Road, PE25 3AB Skegness

May 10-12, 2024-Munster Raving Loony Party, Spain   , Camping Arc de Bara, Carretera N, 340, Km 1182, 43883  3 days of Garage Bands, Punk Bands, Rock Bands and Roll Bands at a family run  Bungalow and camping site right next to the beach. On site Swimming pool, bars, restaurants, BBQ, mini market/shop, Bungalows/Cabins/Caravans/Parking, all right next to the beach!Under 1 hour south of Barcelona or 30 Minutes north of Tarragona.

Not Horrible Fest-Late May, Cleveland, OH around the Bars Now Thats Class and Rustbest

Red Hot Blues & BBQ -May 24-27, 2024· Washington D.C.-Blues and Dancing festival.

May 29-June 2, 2024  Primavera Sound in Barcelona, Spain.


June 3,4 2023-Oh Bondage Up Yours Festival-TV Eye NYC-Was this a one off?

The Hukilau, Fort Lauderdale, FL June 6-9, 2024- Tiki Festival centered around the Mai Kai, the  greatest tiki bar in the world. 

Screamin 50’s Rhythm and Rock Festival-Barcelona, Spain-June 3-9, 2024

Artichoke Festival: Where Fun Blossoms – June 8-9, 2024, Castroville, CA

Punk Rock Bowling East-Asbury Park, NJ???

Dirtnap Records 20th Anniversery June 2020-Milwaukee, WI

Bone Fest Amsterdam 2023

June 21-23, 2024- Blackpool International Soul Festival , UK

June 28-30, 2024 (3 nights); location: Czech Republic,, Mighty Sounds Festival Czech Republic

June 21-22, 2024-Cheese Curd Festival-Ellsworth, WI

June 27-30 2024–Liverpool Soul Weekend– 4 Days of rare soul, fun, dancing and good-times in a historic maritime city.

Ohana, Luau by the Lake, Lake George, NY (late June) Sells out fast

Portland Psych Fest-Portland, OR???

June 2025, the Rockabilly Rave, Sussex UK Wont Return until 2025 due to the venue closing.

Klicko Fest-run by Klicko Records at the  Patronaat in Haarlem, Netherlands-June 2023

Athfest, June 21-23, 2024-Athens, GA

Festival Beat Salsomaggiore Terme-Parma, Italy-June 29-July 2 2023

Picklesburgh-Pittsburgh, PA

June 30-The Last Tiki Kon in Portland Ever


Mosswood Meltdown July 1-2, 2023

Dobrofest, Yaroslavl, Russia

Mosswood Meltdown, Oakland CA July 2023

Sjock, Belgium  July 5-6-7, 2024

July 6, 2024-Lumberfest-Ottowa, CA

July 5/6, 2024-Mondra and Roll Festival-Arrasate, Spain-Cock Sparrer and others

HEAVY REBEL WEEKENDER! Winston Salem, NC  will return in 2023

Dreamsville -Claremont Pier, UK was supposed to happen in 2024 but the venue has closed

July 9-12, 2023-Bonaventura Fest  , Pedreguer, Spain-Seems to now be on Hiatus

July 18, 2020 –Sweet Onion Festival, Walla Walla, WA

Super Bock super rock

July 19-21, 2024-Malakoff Festival-

JUL , 2023 Beatwave 2023-The Pigs Palace-37 white rock, TN34 1JL Hastings, East Sussex

Punk Rock Raduno. Italy’s number one punk rock event! THREE CHORDS, NO BRAIN. Jul 2024 Bergamo, Italy

Timber! Outdoor Music Festival | Carnation, WA | July 25-27, 2024

La Libera Festival-Osia Sopra, Italy Late July

 Pod Parou Festival-, VYSKOV, CZ -July 25-27, 2024

DEVOtional 2020, 20th Anniversary Edition is July 24th and 25th.l-the Devo convention.


August 2

Euroyeye-Gijon, Spain-Mod fesival-now yeye gijon

August 3-6, 2023-Rebellion Festival-Blackpool, UK (One of trashy travels favorite cities) 

August , 2023-Brakrock 2023– Duffel, Belgium

August 2022-Hamtramck Music Festival-Greater Detroit, MI area

August 2024-Greazefest-Cars and Rockabilly -Queensland Australia

August 8-10, 2024-Sonic Blast Festival, Ancora, Portugal

August 10, 2024-Bradford Punk Festival-Bradford, UK

Savage Mountain Punk Festival, Cumberland Maryland

Burger fest, Seymour, WI “Birthplace of the hamburger”-Aug 2024. Fri night Balloon Rally 4-9pm, 6pm Balloon Ascension, 8pm glow at dusk. Sat Home of the Hamburger Festival on Depot St noon-9pm. 

Tiki Oasis, San Diego, August -The King of Tiki Events-August 2024

August 2024-Florida Underground Festival-Orlando Florida

Punk Rock Holiday-Slovenia-August 5-9, 2024

Gutter Island Garage Rock Festival 2023-Aug 2023 Denmark

August 14-17, 2024-Festival Parades de Coura-Coura, Portagul (Near Porto)

August 19, 20, 2022-Big Neck Records Festival-Buffalo, NY

Panic in Hamtramck-(may be on hiatus)-Late aug/early sept Detroit, MI

August 22-25, 2024- Brighton Mod Weekender
Hosted by New Untouchables, Brighton, England

Rock en seine


September 2024-Freakender Freakbeat Festival-Glasgow, Scotland

August 2023-FME Festival , Quebec

August 31, 2024- Manchester Psych Festival

Daley in the Alley, Detroit, MI.-First Saturday after Labor Day

Rocking Rochester Weekend.-Rochester, NY-Hosted by Dive Records.

September 8, 9, 2023 down at the abbey festival Reading uk

September 14-15, 2024-Sea Hear Now festival Asbury Park, NJ

September 26-30, 2024-Deep Cliffs Soul Weekender, Faro, Portugal

September 19, 2020-Florida Underground Fest 3-Orlando, FL

BUMBLEFEST: SEPTEMBER 6 & 7, 2024-Respectable Street, West Palm Beach, FL-Punk Fest in WPB.  Who knew?

Liverpool Psychedelic Festival, Liverpool, UK

MODtreal, Montreal, Canada

HAMDENFEST is a one day event in Baltimore, MD in Mid September.

Riotfest, Chicago, IL -2020 Riot Fest will begin on-Friday, September 11

and ends on Sunday, September 13

September 17-20, 2020 The New England Shake Up, Framingham, MA-Rockabilly Festival

Cropped Out Festival, Louisville, KY

Berlin Beat Invasion-Berlin, Germany

Pop Montreal-Despite the Name, there are many alternative and punk acts as well, more like a CMJ or SXSW. Sep 25-29, 2024

Gonerfest 21 will run from Thursday September 26 through Sunday September 29, 2024-Memphis, TN-Trashy travels favorite fest in his favorite food town.

OHANA: LUAU BY THE SEA, Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Hamburg Soul Weekender, Hamburg, Germany

Moms Basement festival ohio

Tiki Fever-Central Florida

October 14, 2022-Psychberg festival at Hole44, Berlin

Waking Windows | Waking Windows: 3 Days of Music and Love, Portland, OR

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Remember The Punk’s Fest

Hamburg Soul Weekend, Hamburg, Germany

Going All The Way! Munich Sixties Weekender Hamburg.

Mod Palm Springs, Palm Springs, CA

Soundflat Records Ballroom Bash, Cologne, Germany

London Calling, Festival in Amsterdam with UK bands.

Funtastic Dracula Carnival, Benidorm, Spain- October 12-14, 2023

Zombiefest, Wilmington, NC (Hiatus)

Back From The Grave: Halloween Ball-Shinjuku Loft, Tokyo


Nov 2 to 5, 2023-Freakout-Seattle

SarasotaMOD Weekend November   (more architecture)

THE MODERNIST WEEKEND-November 8-9-10/2024-Faro-Portugal-Architecture

Emerald City Soul Club – 19th Annual Rare Soul Weekender Nov 2024, Seattle, WA

Lancaster PA-Keystone State Northern Soul Weekender.



December 8-10, 2023-The 7th Keystone State Northern Soul Weekender
219 North Duke Street,Lancaster,17602,US

Barreiro Rocks, Barreiro, Portugual (Greater Lisbon)

Amsterdam Rare Soul Weekender-Dec 13 -Dec 15, 2019
Café Batavia 1920-Prins Hendrikkade 85, 1012 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands

Munich Garage Festival-Munich, Germany

Monster Zero Mash-Innsbruck, Austria

Purple Weekend Leon Spain December