For many, "Wacken" is more than just a music festival — it's holy ground. Fans from around the world travel to the small town in northern Germany for the Heavy Metal meet — one of the world's largest.
After two years of cancelled events due to the pandemic, it was severe storms that disrupted the opening of one of France's biggest music festivals. The gates of Les Eurockéennes had only been open for 20 minutes when heavy rain and strong gusts of wind brought down multiple trees across the Belfort event, damaged some of the equipment on site and left several of the early festivalgoers injured.
3 May 2021
Maskless concert-goers, who were required to take a coronavirus lateral flow test 24 hours prior, enjoy a music festival at Sefton Park in Liverpool. It's part of a series of events that authorities are holding to test the safety of large-scale gatherings ahead of government plans to lift nearly all restrictions on June 21.
8 Oct 2017
Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen visited Las Vegas on Saturday days after a gunman opened fire on a country music festival killing 58 people.