Summer’s here, which means time for warm weather and good music! It’s also the time of year for music festivals all across the country. Check out what’s in store at some of the biggest festivals over the next few months in this summer music festival lineup!
When: June 19-22
Where: Dover, Delaware
What: Including the performances, this year’s festival will have a farmer’s market, arcade, silent disco, and hammock zone (it’s just what it sounds like–a zone for napping in hammocks).
Must-see acts: Foo Fighters, Weezer, Tegan and Sara, Childish Gambino, Band of Horses
When: June 25-29, July 1-6
Where: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
What: This festival that’s older than Woodstock features 800 acts that will play across 11 days. The festival has reasonable pricing (single day pass $6-$16), with many acts playing at a waterfront amphitheater.
Must-see acts: Lady Gaga, Brad Paisley, Usher, Arctic Monkeys
When: August 1-3
Where: Chicago, Illinois
What: This year’s lineup includes the usual big-name performers with more newcomers such as Duke Dumont, Meg Myers, and Courtney Barnett.
Must-see acts: Eminem, Lorde, Krewella, Courtney Barnett, Blood Orange
When: August 8-10
Where: San Francisco, California
What: Outside Lands has been known for not only hosting big headliners, but for also featuring newcomers who shortly become the next big performers of tomorrow.
Must-see acts: Kanye West, The Killers, Kacey Musgraves, Tom Petty, Haim
When: September 26-28
Where: Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia
What: This spin-off of Belgium’s Tomorrowland will be equally loud, but much closer and cheaper to get to. No lineup announced yet, but expect the biggest EDM hits in the same fantasy environment!
Featured photo courtesy of Ashley Garmon at Lollapalooza.com