The Ultimate List of Global Psych Fests

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The list of live music experiences around the globe for fans of experimental sounds continues to grow each year. What used to be a scene centered in iconic hubs like San Francisco and London has infiltrated the hearts of sonic devotees in every corner of the world. We've compiled a list of over 48 upcoming festivals worth making the trek for, no matter where you reside. Make sure to keep an eye on the Fuzz Club blog for festival and event updates!

- Lindsay Krause

Photo: The Underground Youth at Liverpool Psych Fest 2015   


Brussels - Stellar Swamp February 19-20, 2016

Geel – Yellowstock Festival August 13-14, 2016


Montréal – Montreal Psych Fest 

Toronto – Night Owl Fest

Quebec City - Les Nuits Psychédéliques de Québec April 13-16 2016

Vancouver – Levitation Vancouver June 16-18, 2016


Santiago – En Orbita January 9th, 2016


Aarhus – Aarhus Psych Fest

Copenhagen – Copenhagen Psych Fest Spring Edition: March 3-4, 2016

Oulu - Uleåborg Festival Of Psychedelia July 15-16, 2016

Angers – Levitation France

Paris – Paris International Festival of Psychedelic Music June 18-19, 2016


Dresden – Reverberation Fest - 21-22 October 2016


Dublin – Reverberation Weekend April 8-9, 2016


Isola Vicentina – Il Faro Psych Fest

Lessinia – Lessinia Psych Fest


Mexico City - Festival NRML 12-13 March, 2016


Eindhoven – Eindhoven Psych Lab June 10-11, 2016


Oslo – Oslo Psych Fest


Évora – Black Bass

Lisbon – Lisbon Psych Fest April 15-16, 2016

Lisbon - Sound Bay Fest - 29 April - 1 May 2016

Valada – Reverence Valada September 8-10, 2016


Malmö – Malmo Psych Fest


Yverdon-les-Bains- Swiss Psych Fest


Leeds - Karma Fest May 29, 2016

Lewes – Lewes Psych Fest March 19, 2016

Liverpool – Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia September 23-24, 2016

London – Under The Arches, Presented By Fuzz Club - Monthly starting 5th March

London – Northern Star Celebrates 10 Years of Psychedelia May 14, 2016

London – The Psychedelia Smithsonian (monthly reoccurring event)

Manchester – Cosmosis Festival March 12th, 2016

Manchester – Manchester Psych Fest

Manchester - Rising June 25, 2016


Leggett, CA - Hickey Fest

Los Angeles, CA – LA Psych Fest

Mecca, CA – Desert Daze

Oakland, CA – Oakland Echo

Oakland, CA - Burger Boogaloo June 25-26, 2016

Pioneertown, CA – Desert Stars Festival September 23-24, 2016

Pomona, CA – Moon Block Party

San Francisco – Gathering of the Tribes Fest

Santa Ana, CA – Indigo Music Festival

Santa Ana, CA – Beach Goth

Santa Ana, CA – Santa Ana Psych Fest

Denver, CO – Synesthesia August 20th, 2016

Miami, FL - Mandala Music Festival May 28-29, 2016

Miami, FL - Melochromania (Monthly event)

Chicago, IL – Chicago Psych Fest Jan 28-30, 2016

Wichita, KS – Wichita Psych Fest 

Louisville, KY – Louisville Psych Fest

Boston, MA – Boston Fuzztival

Kansas City, MO – KC Psych Fest

Las Vegas, Nevada - Psycho Las Vegas August 26-28, 2016

Portland, OR – Summer Daze (Portland Psych Fest)

Austin, TX – Levitation Austin (Formerly Austin Psych Fest) April 29-May 1st, 2016

Seattle, WA – Hypnotikon

Seattle, WA – Northwest Psych Fest

Milwaukee, WI – Milwaukee Psych Fest May 6th, 2016

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  • Psych Night on

    Endless Daze in Cape Town / South Africa

    Featuring Thee Oh Sees and many more.

  • Emile Peters on

    There is a psych fest in South Africa as well called Endless Daze.

  • Lindsay on

    I am working on updating the lists for this year :) Gizzfest of course!

  • Glen Grehan on

    Portsmouth psych fest
    Bristol psych fest

  • Glen Grehan on

    Portsmouth psych fest
    Bristol psych fest

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