Best of The Best: A 2014 Festival Guide
Winter blues got you down? It’s that time of year again to start buying your tickets and booking your hotel rooms for festival season. From the West Coast to the East and everything in between, below are the festivals you don’t wanna miss out on in 2014.
SXSW (March 7-16)
One part music festival and one part film festival, this year’s SXSW is one to not be missed so make sure you buy your badges early. This year’s lineup includes Kurt Vile, Chance The Rapper, Warpaint and many more.
Ticketing and lineup information at: http://sxsw.com/
Ultra Music Festival (March 28-30)
The festival that’s perfect for all your EDM needs. This year the Miami based festival’s headliners are David Guetta, Diplo, Carl Cox and MGMT.
Ticketing and lineup information at: http://www.ultramusicfestival.com/home
Coachella (April 11-14)
The festivals to end all festivals, this year’s lineup consists of Outkast, Arcade Fire, Beck,Muse, Queens of the Stone Age, The Replacements and Skrillex. Don’t miss out on the Outkast reunion as well as the other major headliners.
Ticketing and lineup information at: http://www.coachella.com/
Sasquatch (Part one May 23-25 and Part Two July 4-6)
This year, the west coast festival will feature two separate headliners and lineups. Outkast, The National, Kid Cudi, M.I.A, Neko Case, Foster The People will all be making appearances at the festivals first round of festivities. The second showcase will feature Soundgarden, Frank Ocean, Broken Bells, Gogol Bordello and many more. Both parts look equally promising for music fans of all kinds.
Ticketing and lineup information at: http://www.sasquatchfestival.com
Governor’s Ball (June 6-8)
Despite halicious weather last year, the festival continued on while this year’s lineup looks equally as promising as the last. Headliners include Jack White, Vampire Weekend, J Cole, The Strokes and Outkast.
Ticketing and lineup information at: http://governorsballmusicfestival.com/
Firefly (June 19-22)
Firefly came about in 2002 but despite being a youngster compared to other festivals, delivers this year with a jam packed line up. Headliners include Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys, Imagine Dragons, Weezer, Pretty Lights and more.
Ticketing and lineup information at: http://fireflyfestival.com
Feature image courtesy of Jamey Hopkins