Best rock music festivals in Mexico

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For lovers of electric guitars today TopFestivales brings a list of the best rock music festivals in Mexico. best rock music festivals in Mexico.Would you like to attend any of them?

The 10 best rock music festivals in Mexico that you should know.

Mexico is a country with a rich gastronomy and cultural traditions that make it unique. In the musical field it is not left behind and that is why we present you the ones best rock music festivals that take place in the country of the Aztecs.


  • Pa' l Norte

  • Corona Capital

  • Hell & Heavy Metal Fest

  • Hellow Festival

  • GNP Pulse

  • Machaca Fest

  • Mexico Metal Fest

  • Tecate Coordinates

  • Hypnosis

  • Pachuca Rock Fest

Pa' l Norte


The city of Monterrey is witness to one of the most popular festivals in Mexico, which in its 2018 edition had an attendance of 210,000 people and has as its slogan. "Siempre Poderoso y Ascendente.". It has been held at La Fundidora Park in that city and a large number of artists and groups have passed through its stage.

Among the bands we can mention The Killers, Queens Of The Stone Age, CaifanesZo茅, Muse, Panda, Franz Ferdinand, Man谩, Molotov, De la Tierra, Enanitos Verdes, The Libertines and The Strokes.


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Corona Capital


Its first edition took place in 2010 and since then it is considered one of the best music festivals in Mexico. rock in Mexico. Corona Capital is organized by Grupo CIE and has included Arctic Monkeys, Pixies, Portishead and Foo Fightersin its lineup .

In addition, in 2018, the festival registered an attendance of 171,500 people. And in 2018 it was extended to Jalisco. As if that were not enough, you should know that many consider it as the Mexican version of Lollapalooza or Coachella.

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Hell & Heavy Metal Fest



The Hell & Heavy Metal Fest is one of the largest largest festivals in Latin America and its name is a tribute to the singer Ronnie James Dio of the band Black Sabbath who has passed away. We also mention that this festival was created by Ceime and Infinity.

It is worth mentioning that in 2014 the legendary band the legendary band Kiss as well as Venom, Rob Zombie, Korn and Limp Bizkit. Added to this, in 2018 it had a historic lineup with the participation of Scorpions, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne and Deep Purple; more than 100,000 people have come to attend the festival.

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Hellow Festival


The first edition was in 2008 and offers musical genres such as pop, rap, hip hop, electronica, Latin music and, of course , rock. You should know that since 2015 this event has been organized in the famous. Fundidora Park, Monterrey.

Plastilina Mosh, Molotov, The Sounds, Local Natives, Jimmy Eat World, among other rock exponents have performed at this festival. Likewise, we inform you that in 2017 attended by. 76,000 people. Undoubtedly, this is one of the best rock music festivals in Mexico.

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GNP Pulse


It debuted in 2018 in the city of Quer茅taro with bands from the national and international scene and had great acceptance from the public, as it was attended by some 40,000 people. It is characterized by having spaces for gastronomy, comedy and music of different genres.

The rock bands that have performed at this festival are: Jarabe de palo, MGMT, The Vaccines, Porter, Airbag, Band of Horses, Cuca and Gorillaz.

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Machaca Fest


Monterrey is the city where Machaca Fest has been held since 2011 Machaca Fest, a festival that has not only offered the public rock bands but also artists or groups of Mexican music and reggaeton. Its 2018 edition had an attendance of 30,000 people.

Bands such as 30 Seconds to M脿rs, Babas贸nicos, Zo茅, Camilo S茅ptimo, Jaguares, Third Eye Blind and No Te Va Gustar have only been some of those who have set the audience singing along at this great event.

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Mexico Metal Fest


For metal fans we recommend Mexico Metal Fest, which is considered one of themost important metal festivals both nationally and internationally. These are some of the bands that have performed: Venom, Sodom, Pentagram, Destruction, Tankard, Kreator and Possessed.

Also, you should know that the last two editions of the festival had an attendance of 25.000 people and that there are 3 stagestwo of them for the main bands and the other for emerging bands.

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Tecate Coordinates


Another one of the best rock music festivals in Mexico is the Tecate Coordenadas, which is held in the city of city of Guadalajara in Trasloma Park. It lasts 2 days and since the first edition has exceeded 20,000 people. 20,000 people..

In addition, national and international groups such as Molotov, Caf茅 Tacvba, The Hives, El Columpio Asesino, Los Tres, among others, have performed on its stages. By the way, this festival is organized by OCESA and Cultura UDG.

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Hipnosis


It is a festival that not only includes rock bands but also bands from other genres such as. psychedelia, fuzz and garage. In addition, despite having only 5 editions, it has been very popular, as it offers a variety of music and the opportunity to explore new styles.

Stereolab, The Black Angels, Osees, Fu Manchu, Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats, Crumb and Babe Rainbow are some of the bands that have been part of this festival. Also, we inform you that the Hipnosis festival takes place in Mexico City.

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Pachuca Rock Fest


This is an event with only 3 editions behind it where several Mexican bands have the stage to rock with everything and make all attendees jump with excitement. Also, we mention that it has received positive reviews by various media.

Do you want to know which bands have performed? Well, here they are: Bengala, Camilo S茅ptimo, Enjambre, Divisi贸n Min煤scula, Delux and Serbia.. In addition, we mention that the epicenter of this festival is the fairgrounds of Pachuca, Hidalgo.

Finally, we invite you not to miss these festivals if you have the opportunity to attend one of them in your city or travel to the place. Tell us which festival do you like the most? Do you think we missed to mention another festival? Leave your opinions below in the comments box.


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