Music Festivals to Check Out This Summer

GRAB YOUR FRIENDS.
TWO WORDS.
MUSIC. FESTIVAL.
Upset you missed Ultra and Coachella?
Well not to worry, the line up around the United States this summer is simply amazing.
Enjoy some great food & T-shirts aka “free swag” while enjoying this incredible lineup:

ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL

MAY 18 – 20 New York City

This year marks the first New York area show, as the festival has previously taken place in areas including Los Angeles, and Las Vegas.

Including: Fatboy Slim. Avicii. Afrojack. Bassnectar. Armin van Buurin.

http://electricdaisycarnival.com/
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SASQUATCH

May 25 – 28 George, Washington

Presented by the House of Blues, including indie and alternative rock, hip hop and comedy acts.

Including: Beck. Bon Iver. Pretty Lights. Beirut. The Shins. Jack White. Tenacious D. Girl Talk. Metal Chocolates.

http://sasquatchfestival.com/#

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BONNAROO

June 7-10 Manchester, Tennessee

Located on a 700-acre farm outside of Nashville. A diverse array of musical styles including indie rock, world music, hip hop, jazz, americana, bluegrass, country music, folk, gospel, reggae, electronica, and other alternative music.

Including: Radiohead. Bon Iver. The Red Hot Chili Peppers. The Kooks. The Avett Brothers. Foster The People.

http://www.bonnaroo.com/

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SUMMERFEST

June 27 – July 1 and July 3-8 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

This year will be the 45th year for the Summerfest Music festival of the Midwest. Claiming itself as “The World’s Largest Music Festival,” hosting over 700 bands.

Including: The Beach Boys, Iron Maiden, and the Zac Brown Band.

http://www.summerfest.com/

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GOVERNOR’S BALL

June 23 – 24 Randall’s Island. New York, New York

Located on Randall’s Island, between Manhattan and the Bronx, featuring artists of the party/dance indie array.

Including: Passion Pit. Duck Sauce. Beck. Modest Mouse. Explosions in the Sky. Major Lazer. Santigold.

http://governorsballmusicfestival.com/

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PITCHFORK

July 13 – 15 Chicago, Illinois

Over 40 artists will perform on the festivals three stages. Focusing on artists and bands from alternative rock, rap & hip-hop, electronica, and dance music.

Including: Vampire Weekend. Feist. Hot Chip.

http://pitchfork.com/festivals/chicago/2012/

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ALL GOOD July 19 – 22 Thornville, Ohio

Perfect for those seeking both a festival and a good campout. Including mostly folk acts, the festival as expanded to hip-hop, bluegrass, and rock.

Including: The Allman Brothers Band, Galactic, Flaming Lips

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http://www.allgoodfestival.com/

LOLLAPALOOZA

August 3-5 Chicago, Illinois

This music festival hosts more than 160,000 people over a three-day period with 130 notable bands from across the globe.

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http://www.lollapalooza.com/

Including: Red Hot Chili Peppers. The Black Keys. Black Sabbath. Jack White. Florence + Machine. Avicii. The Weeknd. Frank Ocean. JCole.

ELECTRIC ZOO

August 31 – September 2 New York, New York

New York’s Electronic Music Festival bringing in top international DJ’s.

Including: David Guetta, Axwell, Tiesto, Skrillex, Pretty Lights, Laidback Luke, Hardwell, Dada Life

http://www.madeevent.com/ElectricZoo/

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Hurry and buy your tickets!!