Get the inside track on the newest parties, the biggest festivals, and the best raves around. Festival culture is now an integral part of many people's lives, from the teenagers of the world to the more discerning boutique festival goers. What started as small gatherings in the 1960s soon permeated into global culture, from parties held in the British countryside to raves in darkened warehouses in Berlin and concerts held on cruise ships in the Caribbean, and continues to grow, with new parties starting every year. Festivals have become embedded in the lifestyle of many people around the world and this guide gives some insight into the many parties that have popped up from the US to Canada, Iceland, Japan, Australia and everywhere in between. Offering a comprehensive look into the most famous raves on planet earth, this definitive guide includes the history of each festival, along with its location, music policy and quotes from people who have played at them...all wrapped in handy, bite-sized chunks of information. So join us as we go Around The World In 80 Raves...