2020 Festival Guide

North America welcomes festivals from the first days of January to the last day of December - and QRO's got them all in our massive, constantly-updated year-round guide....
2014 Festival Guide

2020 Festival Guide

North America welcomes festivals from the first days of January to the last day of December – and QRO’s got them all in our massive, constantly-updated year-round guide. See last year’s Festival Guide

 

Updated continuously throughout the year with new acts, dates, festivals & coverage

 

 

 


January & February

Friendship

What: Friendship
Where: Miami, FL to Coco Bay, Bahamas
When:
January 6-10
Who: AC Slater, Bob Moses, Boogie T, Boys Noize, Channel Tres, Destructo, Golf Clap, GRiZ, Troyboi, Ty Dolla $ign, and more
Why: All aboard the Friendship.
Web:
thefriendship.com

 

Holy Ship!

What: Holy Ship!
Where: Puta Cana, Dominican Republic
When: January 22-26
Who: Diplo, Lane 8, Claude Von Stroke, Madeon, Armand Van Helden, NGHTMRE & Slander, Chris Lake, Jai Wolf, Gorgon City, Big Wild, Snails, Tokimonsta, Whethan, A-Trak, Justin Martin, 12th Planet, What So Not, Skream, and more
Why: Holy ship that’s a lot of DJs!
Web: holyship.com

 

American Songbook

What: American Songbook
Where: Lincoln Center, New York, NY
When: January 22 – February 29
Who: Martin Sexton, Natalie Merchant, Roomful of Teeth, Cowboy Junkies, Rufus Wainwright, and more
Why: Pretty much the classiest venue out there, Lincoln Center celebrates American songwriting at Appel Room (as well as Alice Tully Hall). See our venue review & photos of Lincoln Center’s Appel Room here
Web: www.americansongbook.org

 

Timbrrr Winter

What: Timbrrr Winter
Where: Leavenworth, WA
When: January 24-25
Who: Pedro The Lion, Bully, Ivan & Alyosha, Robin Bacior, and more
Why: Timbrr!
Web: www.timbermusicfest.com

 

EcstaticWhat: Ecstatic
Where: New York, NY
When: January 28 – May 16
Who: Bell Orchestra, Nadah El Shazly, JACK Quartet, Nadia Sirota, and more
Why: The burgeoning indie-classical genre gets Ecstatic with the latest series of events at Merkin Concert Hall.
Web: www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/series/ecstatic-music-festival

 

Girls Just Wanna Weekend

What: Girls Just Wanna Weekend
Where: Riviera Maya, Mexico
When: January 29 – February 2
Who: Brandi Carlile, Sheryl Crow, Lake Street Dive, Patty Griffin, Lucius, Wanda Sykes, KT Tunstall, Jade Bird, Amanda Shires, Yola, and more
Why: Alt-country star Brandi Carlile throws her own weekend party in Mexico for the girls who just wanna.
Web: girlsjustwannaweekend.com

 

Shivering Songs

What: Shivering Songs
Where: Fredericton, NB, Canada
When: January 29 – February 2
Who: The Olympic Symphonium, Richie Young, John Leroux, David R. Elliott, Matt Anderson, The Belle Comedians, Mount Eerie, Julie Doiron, and more
Why: The Olympic Symphonium’s hometown festival returns.
Web: shiveringsongs.com

 

Super Bowl Music Fest

What: Super Bowl Music Fest
Where: Miami, FL
When: January 30 – February 1
Who: Guns n’ Roses, DJ Khaled, Maroon 5, Meek Mill, Snoop Dogg, Megan Thee Stallion, and more
Why: Celebrate the Super Bowl in Miami with these big-name acts.
Web: www.superbowlmusicfest.com

 

Tuscon Gem & Jam

What: Tuscon Gem & Jam
Where: Tuscon, AZ
When: January 31 – February 2
Who: Tipper, Big Gigantic, The Floozies, Twiddle, Billy Strings, Manic Focus, and more
Why: Spin some beats & groove some james while you look at some gems.
Web: gemandjamfestival.com

 

Shiprocked

What: Shiprocked
Where: New Orleans, LA to Key West, FL to Cozumel, Mexico
When: February 1-6
Who: Halestorm, Alter Bridge, Asking Alexandria, Badflower, Beartooth, Black Stone Cherry, Dead Sara, Ice Nine Kills, Living Colour, Of Mice & Men, and more
Why: Rock hard.  Vacation harder.
Web: www.shiprocked.com

 

Monsters of Rock Cruise

What: Monsters of Rock Cruise
Where: Miami, FL to Ocho Rios, Jamaica
When: February 8-13
Who: Tesla, Krokus, Extreme Winger, and more
Why: Aging Rock Monsters take a Cruise.
Web: monstersofrockcruise.com

 

Winter Wondergrass Colorado

What: Winter Wondergrass Colorado
Where: Steamboat Springs, CO
When: February 21-23
Who: Greensky Bluegrass, Billy Strings, Margo Price, Keller & The Keels, Nikki Lane, The Travelin McCourys, Molly Tuttle, Della Mae, Jon Stickley Trio, and more
Why: Embrace the Wonderful bluegrass sounds in Colorado.
Web: winterwondergrass.com/steamboat

 

Noise Pop

What: Noise Pop
Where: San Francisco, CA
When: February 24 – March 1
Who: Raphael Saadiq, Maya Jane Coles, Best Coast, Duster, Washed Out, Helado Negro, Bas, Shigeto, Jamila Woods, Bag Raiders, Lower Dens, Imperial Teen, Joshua Radin, The Stone Foxes, Sasami, Frances Quinlan, Kilo Kish, Mannequin Pussy, Califone, Combo Chimbita, Y La Bamba, and more
Why: Venues across San Francisco have a nice line-up of acts from the hottest in today’s indie-rock to ultra-vets & in between.
Web: noisepopfest.com

 


March

EcstaticWhat: Ecstatic
Where: New York, NY
When: January 28 – May 16
Who: Bell Orchestra, Nadah El Shazly, JACK Quartet, Nadia Sirota, and more
Why: The burgeoning indie-classical genre gets Ecstatic with the latest series of events at Merkin Concert Hall.
Web: www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/series/ecstatic-music-festival

 

Noise Pop

What: Noise Pop
Where: San Francisco, CA
When: February 24 – March 1
Who: Raphael Saadiq, Maya Jane Coles, Best Coast, Duster, Washed Out, Helado Negro, Bas, Shigeto, Jamila Woods, Bag Raiders, Lower Dens, Imperial Teen, Joshua Radin, The Stone Foxes, Sasami, Frances Quinlan, Kilo Kish, Mannequin Pussy, Califone, Combo Chimbita, Y La Bamba, and more
Why: Venues across San Francisco have a nice line-up of acts from the hottest in today’s indie-rock to ultra-vets & in between.
Web: noisepopfest.com

 

Houston Livestock

What: Houston Livestock
Where: Houston, TX
When: March 3-22
Who: Midland, Willie Nelson, Chance the Rapper, Maren Morris, Chris Young, Kane Brown, Lizzo, Cody Johnson, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Gwen Stefani, Khalid, Chris Stapleton, marshmello, Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, and more
Why: Have some music with your steers.
Web: www.rodeohouston.com/home.aspx

 

Savannah Stopover

What: Savannah Stopover
Where: Savannah, GA
When: March 5-7
Who: Shovels & Rope, CAAMP, Durand Jones & The Indications, DeVotchKa, The Districts, The Nude Party, Tall Tall Trees, and more
Why: Before heading to SXSW (see below), stopover in Savannah. Read & see much more in our 2014 recap here
Web: www.savannahstopover.com

 

Okeechobee

What: Okeechobee
Where: Okeechobee, FL
When: March 5-8
Who: Rüfüs Du Sol, Bassnectar, Vampire Weekend, Mumford & Sons, Glass Animals, HAIM, Kaskade, A R I Z O N A, Said the Sky, Gunna, Tipper, Alison Wonderland, GRiZ, Sublime with Rome, Big Gigantic, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Clairo, San Holo, Machine Gun Kelly, Blood Orange, Lotus, Bob Moses, Flatbush Zombies, G Jones, Nora En Pure, CAAMP, Hippie Sabotage, Ghostland Observatory, Papadosio, Baynk, Lucy Dacus, The Aces, Xylo, Mallrat, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, and more
Why: A new, popular, and diverse festival down in warm Florida.
Web: okeechobeefest.com

 

McDowell Mountain

What: McDowell Mountain
Where: Phoenix, AZ
When: March 6-8
Who: Bon Iver, Rüfüs Du Sol, The Growlers, LANY, Local Natives, San Holo, Greensky Bluegrass, Sofi Tukker, moe., Snakehips, Mayer Hawthorne, The Infamous Stringdusters, Generationals, New Madrid, and more
Why: Phoenix gets a better jam-band festival.
Web: www.m3ffest.com

 

Nrmal

What: Nrmal
Where: Mexico City, Mexico
When: March 7
Who: Flying Lotus, Juana Molina, The Sea and Cake, Wand, Bush Tetras, and more
Why: Head down Mexico way for Festival Nrmal.
Web: www.festivalnrmal.net

 

CRSSD - Spring

What: CRSSD – Spring
Where: San Diego, CA
When: March 7-8
Who: Gesaffelstein, RÜFÜS Du Sol, Majid Jordan, Okay Kaya, The Rapture, Soulwax, Chris Lake, Nora En Pure, Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte, and more
Why: Spinning up a strong electronic festival at San Diego’s Waterfront Park. Read much more in our 2017 recap here
Web: crssdfest.com

 

Gasparilla

What: Gasparilla
Where: Tampa, FL
When: March 7-8
Who: Brandi Carlile, Portugal. The Man, De La Soul, Rival Sons, Anderson East, St. Lucia, Tauk, Curtis Harding, Big Freedia, Marco Benevento, The Nude Party, and more
Why: Southern Florida gets a nice early fest. Read & see more in QRO’s recap here
Web: gasparillamusic.com

 

New Colossus

What: New Colossus
Where: New York, NY
When: March 11-15
Who: A Place To Bury Strangers, Ali Barter, Hussy, Petrol Girls, Stealing Sheep, The Orielles, The Natvral, Tim Burgess, and more
Why: For all the up-and-comers looking to be found who are in NYC the weekend before SXSW (see below). See much more in our photo gallery here
Web: www.newcolossusfestival.com

 

Burgerama

What: Burgerama
Where: Austin, TX
When: March 14
Who: The Mummies, Flamin’ Groovies, Apache, Hollywood Stars, Tomorrows Tulips, and more
Why: Burger Records’ Burgerama returns!
Web: burgerrecords.com/burgerama-2020-lineup

 

SXSW

What: South-by-Southwest
Where: Austin, TX
When: March 16-22
Who: More than you countUPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Why: Still the bar by which all other of the multiplying music industry expos are judged by – and still the best. Read & see much, much more in our big 2019 recap here
Web: sxsw.com

 

Tecate Pa'l Norte

What: Tecate Pa’l Norte
Where: Monterrey, Mexico
When: March 20-21UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: The Strokes, Tame Impala, Alejandro Fernandez, Daddy Yankee, Foster The People MGMT, Iggy Azalea, Sum41, Galantis, Milky Chance, The Whitest Boy Alive, LAUV, Lila Downs, Danny Ocean, Clairo, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Seth Troxler, Sasha Sloan, Kongos, Elliot Moss, Shiba San, Lauren Lane, Thomas Jack, and more
Why: Rock Fundidora Park in Monterrey, Mexico (and have beer…).
Web: www.palnorte.com.mx

 

Powabunga Lake Tahoe

What: Powabunga Lake Tahoe
Where: Lake Tahoe
When: March 20-22UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Bob Moses, Claptone, Eli & Fur, and more
Why: Powabunga – now with two editions (see below).
Web: powabungafestival.com

 

Ultra

What: Ultra
Where: Miami, FL
When: March 20-22  UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Major Lazer, DJ Snake, David Guetta, Armin Van Buuren, Martin Garrix, Above & Beyond, Kygo, Afrojack, Oliver Heldens, Nicky Romero, Eric Prydz, Zedd, Gesaffelstein, Flume, Gryffin, Madeon, Boys Noize, Whethan, Sofi Tukker, Tokimonsta, Afrobeta, Carl Cox, Maceo Plex, Adam Beyer, Dubfire, NGHTMRE, and more
Why: Downtown Miami throws down the beats with America’s best electro-dance festival.  See more in our 2012 photo gallery here
Web: www.ultramusicfestival.com

 

Brooklyn Comes Alive

What: Brooklyn Comes Alive
Where: Brooklyn, NY
When: March 21UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Oteil & Friends, Turkuaz, Birds of a Feather, The Motet, Robert Randolph & Friends, and more
Why: Brooklyn Comes Alive to Jam at Avant Gardner.
Web: www.brooklyncomesalive.com

 

Big Ears

What: Big Ears
Where: Knoxville, TN
When: March 26-29UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Patti Smith, Damo Suzuki, Efterklang, Terry Riley, Kronos Quartet, Devendra Banhart, Tindersticks, múm, Saul Williams, Thunder Cat, and more
Why: Knoxville’s super-classy high art music festival returns. Read & see more in our 2015 recap here
Web: www.bigearsfestival.com

 

Hogs For a Cause

What: Hogs For a Cause
Where: New Orleans, LA
When: March 27-28UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Old Crow Medicine Show, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Yola, Illiterate Light, and more
Why: Some hogs (and music) for a cause.
Web: www.hogsforthecause.org

 

Winter Wondergrass California

What: Winter Wondergrass California
Where: Squaw Valley, CA
When: March 27-29UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: The Devil Makes Three, The Infamous Stringdusters, Billy Strings, Keller & The Keels, Fruition, The War and Treaty, The Lil Smokies, Della Mae, and more
Why: Embrace the Wonderful bluegrass sounds on Lake Tahoe.
Web: winterwondergrass.com/squaw

 

Cruise To the Edge

What: Cruise To the Edge
Where: Miami, FL to to Harvest Caye, Belize to Roatan, Honduras
When: March 27 – April 1UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Yes, Marillion, Steve Hackett, Flying Colors, Saga, Anathema, and more
Why: A cruise for prog rock.
Web: cruisetotheedge.com

 


April

Cruise To the Edge

What: Cruise To the Edge
Where: Miami, FL to to Harvest Caye, Belize to Roatan, Honduras
When: March 27 – April 1UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Yes, Marillion, Steve Hackett, Flying Colors, Saga, Anathema, and more
Why: A cruise for prog rock.
Web: cruisetotheedge.com

 

Mission CreekWhat: Mission Creek
Where: Iowa City, IA
When: April 1-4UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Samantha Irby, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Caroline Rose, Parquet Courts, (Sandy) Alex G, Mdou Moctar, Lucy Dacus, Nat Baldwin, Adia Victoria, Elizabeth Moen, Squirrel Flower, and more
Why: Iowa City kicks if off early with some interesting names.
Web: missioncreekfestival.com

 

Damaged City

What: Damaged City
Where: Washington, D.C.
When: April 9-10UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Trapped Under Ice, Destruktions, Appendix, Chain Cult, Spin, Lion of Judah, and more
Why: Get so fucking Damaged in the City of punk.
Web: damaged-city.com

 

Old Settler's

What: Old Settler’s
Where: Tilmon, TX
When: April 16-19UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: The Head and The Heart, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, JJ Grey & Mofro, Tanya Tucker, Sam Bush, Ruston Kelly, Jade Bird, The Travelin’ McCours, The California Honeydrops, Hiss Golden Messenger, Joseph, Molly Tuttle, Devon Gilfillian, Steep Canyon Rangers, Fruition, Steve Poltz, The Deer, Cedric Burnside, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers, and more
Why: As American as the Old Settler’s.
Web: oldsettlersmusicfest.org

 

World Ski & Snowboard

What: World Ski & Snowboard
Where: Whistler, BC, Canada
When: April 16-20UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: In addition to the snow, come for the sounds at World Ski & Snowboard Festival.
Web: wssf.com

 

Rites of Spring

What: Rites of Spring
Where: Nashville, TN
When: April 17-18UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Vanderbilt University knows how to book ’em for its Rites of Spring (fling).
Web: www.vanderbilt.edu/ros

 

Powabunga Vail

What: Powabunga Vail
Where: Vail, CO
When: April 17-19UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: GRiZ, Claptone, Goldfish, and more
Why: Powabunga – now with two editions (see above).
Web: powabungafestival.com

 

Tortuga

What: Tortuga
Where: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
When: April 17-19UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Pitbull, Barenaked Ladies, Kelsea Ballerini, Toots & The Maytals, Vanilla Ice, Colbie Caillat, and more
Why: For spring break, go country in Ft. Lauderdale. Read & see much more in our 2013 recap here
Web: www.tortugamusicfestival.com

 

High Water

What: High Water
Where: Charleston, SC
When: April 18-19UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Wilco, Brittany Howard, Nathaniel Rateliff, Shovels & Rope, Andrew Bird, Mavis Staples, Rufus Wainwright, Sharon Van Etten, Andrew Bird, Drive-By Truckers, Angel Olsen, Delta Spirit, Wilder Woods, The Felice Brothers, Shannon & The Clams, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, and more
Why: Wash ashore the high waters of Charleston.
Web: www.highwaterfest.com

 

Sweetwater 420

What: Sweetwater 420
Where: Atlanta, GA
When: April 19-21UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Oysterhead, Trey Anastasio, Cage the Elephant, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, The Revivalists, Lake Street Dive, Dr. Dog, Lettuce, Toots & The Maytals, Tank & The Bangas, Larkin Poe, Futurebirds, Twiddle, Delta Rae, Marco Benevento, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, and more
Why: 4-20 – Sweet!
Web: www.sweetwater420fest.com

 

Something In the Water

What: Something In the Water
Where: Virginia Beach, VA
When: April 20-26UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: A$AP Rocky, Banks, Beck, Brittany Howard, Buddy, Chance the Rapper, Foo Fighters, H.E.R., Jaden Smith, Kali Uchis, LANY, Leon Bridges, Major Lazer, Metro Boomin, Migos, Nelly, Pharrell, Playboi Carti, Post Malone, Quinn XCII, Tank & The Bangas, Tyler the Creator, Usher, Wale, 6LACK, and more
Why: There’s Something In the Water at Virginia Beach.
Web: www.somethinginthewater.com

 

MerleFest

What: MerleFest
Where: Wilkesboro, NC
When: April 23-26UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, John Prine, Melissa Etheridge, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Marcus King, Colin Hay, Billy Strings, Sam Bush, and more
Why: Wilkes Community College welcomes MerleFest.
Web: merlefest.org

 

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage

What: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage
Where: New Orleans, LA
When: April 23 – May 3UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: The Who, Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lizzo, Lionel Richie, The Lumineers, The Black Crowes, Lenny Kravitz, Brandi Carlile, The Avett Brothers, Norah Jones, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Erykah Badu, H.E.R., The Beach Boys, The Revivalists, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Of Monsters and Men, Irma Thomas, Wu-Tang Clan, John Prine, Maggie Rogers, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Aaron Neville, Buddy Guy, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Jimmy Cliff, Brittany Howard, Jon Batiste, The Isley Brothers, Dumpstaphunk, Tank & The Bangas, Keb’ Mo’, Kool & The Gang, Big Freedia, Galactic, Chris Isaak, Jenny Lewis, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Cyril Neville, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Anders Osborne, Samantha Fish, Shovels & Rope, Charlie Musselwhite, Asleep at the Wheel, Molly Tuttle, Puss N Boots, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Rebirth Brass Band, Low Cut Connie, Givers, and many, many more
Why: The Big Easy’s big festival gets some big names.
Web: www.nojazzfest.com

 

Double Decker

What: Double Decker
Where: Oxford, MS
When: April 24-25UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, New Respects, Toots & The Maytals, The War and Treaty, Maggie Rose, and more
Why: Take the Double Decker to Oxford – Mississippi.
Web: www.doubledeckerfestival.com

 

Sand Jam

What: Sand Jam
Where: Panama City, FL
When: April 24-26UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Weezer, 311, Shinedown, The Struts, Judah & The Lion, AJR, Manchester Orchestra, Skillet, Rival Sons, Dorothy, Sir Sly, White Reaper, Strand of Oaks, Devon Gilfillian, Magic City Hippies, and more
Why: Jam on the Sand of Panama City Beach.
Web: sandjamfest.com

 

Fortress

What: Fortress
Where: Ft. Worth, TX
When: April 25-26UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Leon Bridges, CHVRCHES, Rae Sremmurd, Khruangbin, Tinashe, Tank & The Bangas, Superorganism, The Bright Light Social Hour, and more
Why: Fort Worth is a Fortress.
Web: fortressfestival.com

 

SunFest

What: SunFest
Where: West Palm Beach, FL
When: April 30 – May 3UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Cage the Elephant, Darius Rucker, Illenium, Slightly Stoopid, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Adam Lambert, AJR, JJ Grey & Mofro, Kevin Gates, LIVE, Mellisa Etheridge, Nelly, Ne-Yo, The Revivalists, Sean Paul, scarypoolparty, Tower of Power, Colony House, and more
Why: The sun always shines on Palm Beach with this festival. Read & see much more in our 2010 recap here
Web: www.sunfest.com

 


May

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage

What: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage
Where: New Orleans, LA
When: April 23 – May 3UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: The Who, Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lizzo, Lionel Richie, The Lumineers, The Black Crowes, Lenny Kravitz, Brandi Carlile, The Avett Brothers, Norah Jones, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Erykah Badu, H.E.R., The Beach Boys, The Revivalists, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Of Monsters and Men, Irma Thomas, Wu-Tang Clan, John Prine, Maggie Rogers, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Aaron Neville, Buddy Guy, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Jimmy Cliff, Brittany Howard, Jon Batiste, The Isley Brothers, Dumpstaphunk, Tank & The Bangas, Keb’ Mo’, Kool & The Gang, Big Freedia, Galactic, Chris Isaak, Jenny Lewis, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Cyril Neville, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Anders Osborne, Samantha Fish, Shovels & Rope, Charlie Musselwhite, Asleep at the Wheel, Molly Tuttle, Puss N Boots, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Rebirth Brass Band, Low Cut Connie, Givers, and many, many more
Why: The Big Easy’s big festival gets some big names.
Web: www.nojazzfest.com

 

SunFest

What: SunFest
Where: West Palm Beach, FL
When: April 30 – May 3UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Cage the Elephant, Darius Rucker, Illenium, Slightly Stoopid, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Adam Lambert, AJR, JJ Grey & Mofro, Kevin Gates, LIVE, Mellisa Etheridge, Nelly, Ne-Yo, The Revivalists, Sean Paul, scarypoolparty, Tower of Power, Colony House, and more
Why: The sun always shines on Palm Beach with this festival. Read & see much more in our 2010 recap here
Web: www.sunfest.com

 

Epicenter

What: Epicenter
Where: Rockingham, NC
When: May 1-3UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Metallica, Disturbed, Deftones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Godsmack, Papa Roach, Staind, Volbeat, Gojira, Chevelle, David Lee Roth, Royal Blood, Cypress Hill, Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, Anthrax, Ice Nine Kills, Of Mice & Men, Hollywood Undead, Sleeping With Sirens, The Darkness, Starset, Sick Of It All, Anti-Flag, The Amity Affliction, Dinosaur Pile-Up, and more
Why: Find the Epicenter of rock.
Web: epicenterfestival.com

 

Homecoming

What: Homecoming
Where: Cincinnati, OH
When: May 8-9UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: The National, Patti Smith, Sylvan Esso, Of Monsters and Men, Local Natives, Japanese Breakfast, Phosphorescent, Hamilton Leithauser, Jay Som, Sudan Archies, and more
Why: Hometown boys The National (QRO spotlight on) return to Cincinnati.
Web: ntlhomecoming.com

 

MusicNOW

What: MusicNOW
Where: Cincinnati, OH
When: May 8-10UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Aaron Dessner, Andrew Barr, Bryce Dessner, Leif Vollebekk, Leslie Feist, Mina Tindle, Moses Sumney, Sylvan Esso, and more
Why: Associated with Homecoming (see just above).
Web: musicnowfestival.org

 

Rockville

What: Rockville
Where: Jacksonville, FL
When: May 8-10UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Metallica, Disturbed, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Offspring, Deftones, Social Distortion, Staind, Godsmack, Lamb of God, Dropkick Murphys, Alter Bridge, Mastodon, Gojira, The Pretty Reckless, Rancid, Royal Blood, Hollywood Undead, Anthrax, Of Mice & Men, The Darkness, The Hu, Motionless In White, Dinosaur Pile-Up, New Years Day, Sick Of It All, Agnostic Front, and more
Why: Do go back to Rockville.
Web: www.welcometorockvillefestival.com

 

Rolling Loud - Miami

What: Rolling Loud – Miami
Where:
Miami, FL

When: May 8-10UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Post Malone, Lil Uzi Vert, Young Thug, 21 Savage, Playboi Carti, Lil Baby, Tyga, YG, Big Sean, Dababy, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Pump, Gucci Mane, Lil Yachty, Lil Pump, Rick Ross, A$AP Ferg, Sheck Wes, Juicy J, Wale, Shoreline Mafia, Action Bronson, T-Pain, Fetty Wap, Rico Nasty, Soulja Boy, Young M.A., Yung Gravy, Cousin Stizz, and more
Why: Miami is Rolling Loud.
Web: www.rollingloud.com

 

Mayday

What: Mayday
Where:
Yaphank, NY

When: May 9UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Spin Docots, Deer Tick, Justin Townes Earl, Dave Hause, and more
Why: Celebrate May (9th) Day.
Web: www.maydaymusicfestival.com

 

Hangout

What: Hangout
Where: Gulf Shores, AL
When: May 15-17UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Post Malone, Billie Eilish, marshmello, Lana Del Rey, Cage the Elephant, Illenium, Kane Brown, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Louis the Child, RL Grime, The Head and The Heart, Jhene Aiko, Megan Thee Stallion, Finneas, Madeon, Quinn XCII, The Band Camino, T Pain, Tove Lo, Bea Miller, Jai Wolf, Mt. Joy, Omar Apollo, Snakehips, Yungblud, The Aces, Barns Courtney, The Glorious Sons, and many more
Why: Hangout on the Shores with a very strong line-up. Read much more in our 2017 recap here
Web: www.hangoutmusicfest.com

 

Pouzza

What: Pouzza
Where: Montreal, PQ, Canada
When: May 15-17UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: A Wilhelm Scream, Millencolin, Mustard Plug, Radkey, Tim Barry, War On Women, and more
Why: Have some punk with your poutine.
Web: www.pouzzafest.com

 

Santa Teresa

What: Santa Teresa
Where: Sainte-Thérèse, PQ, Canada
When: May 15-17UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Pussy Riot, Daniel Caesar, Romeo Elvis, and more to be announced
Why: Sainte-Thérèse goes avant-garde.
Web: www.santateresafest.ca

 

Sonic Temple

What: Sonic Temple
Where: Columbus, OH
When: May 15-17UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tool, Slipknot, Bring Me the Horizon, Evanescence, Deftones, Royal Blood, Staind, The Pretty Reckless, Anthrax, Alter Bridge, Pop Evil, Sleeping With Sirens, The Darkness, Sublime with Rome, Cypress Hill, Rancid, Flatbush Zombies, Pennywise, Dropkick Murphys, Ice Nine Kills, Suicidal Tendencies, Dregg, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Testament, The Hu, and more
Why: Making MAPFRE Stadium a Sonic Temple.
Web: sonictemplefestival.com

 

Trondossa

What: Trondossa
Where: Charleston, SC
When: May 16-17UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Widespread Panic, Yola, Billy Strings, The Record Company, The Nude Party, Samantha Fish, Black Pumas, and more
Why: Charleston gets in on the jam.
Web: trondossa.com

 

Delfest

What: Delfest
Where: Cumberland, MD
When: May 21-24UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Del McCoury Band, The Travelin’ McCourys, Old Crow Medicine Show, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Billy Strings, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Punch Brothers, Leftover Salmon, Sam Bush, Mandolin Orange, The Infamous Stringdusters, Anders Osborne & Jackie Greene, Molly Tuttle, The Lil Smokies, Della Mae, and more
Why: Del McCoury rolls out the bluegrass red carpet.
Web: delfest.com

 

Hot Luck

What: Hot Luck
Where: Austin, TX
When: May 21-24UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: DJ Jazzy Jeff, Dinosaur Jr, Hayes Carll, and more to be announced
Why: Food & music in a town that’s known for both. Read & see much more in our 2019 recap here
Web: www.hotluckfest.com

 

Punk Rock Bowling

What: Punk Rock Bowling
Where: Las Vegas, NV
When: May 21-25UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Madness, Circle Jerks, Cock Sparrer, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Streetlight Manifesto, Propagandhi, Avail, Stiff Little Fingers, Municipal Waste, G.B.H., Anti-Flag, The Lawrance Arms, The Bronx, The Flatliners, Buzzcocks, Bouncing Souls, The Menzingers, and more
Why: Las Vegas takes the punks bowling.
Web: www.punkrockbowling.com

 

Boston Calling

What: Boston Calling
Where: Boston, MA
When: May 22-24UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against the Machine, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, The 1975, Liam Gallagher, Brittany Howard, Noname, Run the Jewels, Banks, Angels & Airwaves, LP, The Struts, Phoebe Bridgers, Sharon Van Etten, Pink Sweat$, Dinosaur Jr, PVRIS, Andrew W.K., The Districts, Jay Som, Beabadoobee, Phony PPL, Mew, and more
Why: Boston is seriously Calling – wicked pissah! See much more in our 2019 photo gallery here
Web: bostoncalling.com

 

Rocklahoma

What: Rocklahoma
Where: Pryor, OK
When: May 22-24UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch, Staind, Papa Roach, Halestorm, Anthrax, I Prevail, Alter Bridge, The Pretty Reckless, Motionless In White, Body Count, Hollywood Undead, Hellyeah, Badflower, The Hu, Bad Wolves, All That Remains, Dinosaur Pile-Up, and more.
Why: A bunch of hard rock acts? At least the name’s good (though it doesn’t pronounce right…).
Web: www.rocklahoma.com

 

Mountain Jam

What: Mountain Jam
Where: Bethel Woods, NY
When: May 29-31UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Willie Nelson & Family, Phil Lesh & Friends, Gov’t Mule, The Avett Brothers, The Revivalists, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Dispatch, Alison Krauss, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Toots & The Maytals, Lukas Nelson, Mandolin Orange, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Amy Helm, Marco Benevento, Tyler Ramsey, The National Reserve, Consider the Source, Hollis Brown, and more
Why: Despite the name, the festival now in Bethel Woods is more than just another jam-fest.
Web: mountainjam.com

 

Do-Division

What: Do-Division
Where: Chicago, IL
When: May 30-31UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced in the Spring
Why: Held on ten blocks of Chicago’s Division Street, Ashland to Leavitt, the Do-Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale features Chicago indie rock.
Web: do-divisionstreetfest.com

 


June

Nelsonville

What: Nelsonville
Where: Nelsonville, OH
When: June 4-7UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Billy Strings, Ezra Furman, Nilüfer Yanya, Jay Som, and more to be announced
Why: Ohio needs more music – especially southeastern Ohio.
Web: www.nelsonvillefest.org

 

Born & Raised

What: Born & Raised
Where: Pryor, OK
When: June 5-7UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Blackberry Smoke, Cody Canada & The Departed, Elizabeth Cook, Hank Williams Jr., Hayes Carll, Margo Price, Shooter Jennings, The Band of Heathens, Willie Nelson & Family, and more
Why: Born & Raised in Oklahoma!
Web: www.bornandraisedfestival.com

 

Governors Ball

What: Governors Ball
Where: New York, NY
When: June 5-7UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Tame Impala, Missy Elliott, Flume, Vampire Weekend, Stevie Nicks, Solange, Miley Cyrus, Ellie Goulding, Rüfüs Du Sol, H.E.R., Portugal. The Man, Foals, Jon Bellion, Khruangbin, Carly Rae Jepsen, Maren Morris, Of Monsters and Men, Milky Chance, Bleachers, Banks, Danny Brown, Gryffin, Alessia Cara, Madeon, YBN Cordae, Girl Talk, Pinegrove, Snail Mail, A R I Z O N A, Muna, Pup, Charly Bliss, Princess Nokia, Fontaines D.C., Nancy Whang, Sasha Sloan, Poolside, Frankie Cosmos, Jay Som, Chase Atlantic, and many more
Why: Governors Ball has become one of the country’s biggest music festivals – and it’s in New York City! Read & see much more in our 2015 recap here
Web: governorsballmusicfestival.com

 

Oblivion Access

What: Oblivion Access
Where: Austin, TX
When: June 5-7UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Carcass, Youth of Today, Daughters, Swans, Autopsy, Duster, Converge, Zola Jesus, A Place To Bury Strangers, Melt Banana, Anna Von Hausswolff, Kool Keith, and many more
Why: Dark music comes to Austin.
Web: oblivionaccessfestival.com

 

Virgin

What: Virgin
Where: Los Angeles, CA
When: June 6-7UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: A$AP Rocky, Ama Lou, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Banks, Barns Courtney, Clairo, Ellie Goulding, Empress Of, Hot Chelle Rae, Japanese Breakfast, Jay Som, Jorja Smith, Kali Uchi, Lizzo, Major Lazer, Miya Folick, Noga Erez, SASAMI, Tank & The Bangas, Marcus King, Trixie Mattel, Vagabon, and many more
Why: All ages are welcome to Virgin.
Web: virginfest.com

 

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!

What: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Where: Brooklyn, NY
When: To be announcedUPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Angel Olsen, Bikini Kill, David Gray, Big Thief, Ziggy Marley & Stephen Marley, Norah Jones, Bikini Kill, David Gray, Brittany Howard, Sheer Mag, Mount Eerie, and more to be announced
Why: Once again, Prospect Park Bandshell’s BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! delivers all summer long. See our venue review & photos of Prospect Park Bandshell here
Web: www.bricartsmedia.org/performing-arts/bric-celebrate-brooklyn

 

Twangfest

What: Twangfest
Where: St. Louis, MO
When: June 10-13UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: 88.1 KDHX brings some twang to Middle America.
Web: twangfest.com

 

 

Ann Arbor Summer

What: Ann Arbor Summer
Where: Ann Arbor, MI
When: June 12 – July 5UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Kristen Chenoweth and more to be announced
Why: Home of the University of Michigan (and The Dharma Initiative…), all those kind of guys who are hailing from Ann Arbor get a much-needed reason to smile with this three-week Summer Fest.
Web: www.annarborsummerfestival.org

 

Firefly

What: Firefly
Where: Dover, DE
When: June 18-21UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Rage Against the Machine, Billie Eilish, Halsey, Khalid, Blink-182, Maggie Rogers, Cage the Elephant, Illenium, Diplo, Run the Jewels, CHVRCHES, David Lee Roth, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Kali Uchis, Blackbear, Lil Dicky, The Struts, RL Grime, NGHTMRE, Grouplove, Cold War Kids, Tove Lo, The Band Camino, Big Boi, Boys Noize, Cash Cash, Conan Gray, K.Flay, Matt Maeson, Neon Trees, Noah Cyrus, Omar Apollo, Space Jesus, White Reaper, Badflower, Devon Gilfillian, The Districts, The Glorious Sons, Illiterate Light, JJ Wilde, Leif Vollebekk, Mallrat, Missio, The Regrettes, and many more
Why: Delaware delivers in the festival game. Read & see much more in our 2018 recap here
Web: fireflyfestival.com

 

Telluride Bluegrass

What: Telluride Bluegrass
Where: Telluride, CO
When: June 18-21UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Alison Krauss, Sam Bush, Greensky Bluegrass, Del McCoury Band, Mandolin Orange, Billy Strings, Punch Brothers, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Infamous Stringdusters, Leftover Salmon, Live From Here with Chris Thile, Bela Fleck, Jerry Douglas Band, and more to be announced
Why: The ski resort of Telluride’s bluegrass festival always brings some big names in along with the jam.
Web: www.bluegrass.com/telluride

 

Camp Nowhere

What: Camp Nowhere
Where: Dallas, TX & Austin, TX
When: June 20-21UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Bassnectar, Rezz, Jai Wolf, Said the Sky, and more
Why: Camp out with DJs in two different spots in the middle of Nowhere.
Web: www.campnowheretexas.com

 

Sled Island

What: Sled Island
Where: Calgary, AB, Canada
When: June 24-28UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: The Black Angels, Pussy Riot, Sudan Archives, Sun Ra Arkestra, Diet Cig, and more to be announced
Why: The mammoth & varied Sled Island returns to Calgary, curated this year by Sudan Archives.
Web: www.sledisland.com

 

Electric Forest

What: Electric Forest
Where: Rothbury, MI
When: June 25-28UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, Flume, Major Lazer, Big Gigantic, Louis the Child, Diplo, The Disco Biscuits, 12th Planet, Big Boi, Big Wild, The Black Madonna, Boys Noize, Duke Dumont, Femi Kuti & The Positive Force, The Glitch Mob, Gryffin, Keller Williams, Lindsey Stirling, Lous, Princess Nokia, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Tchami, YBN Cordae, Zomboy, Allen Stone, Black Pumas, The California Honeydrops, Cashmere Cat, and more
Why: Nature meets technology as Electric Forest. Read much more in our 2017 recap here
Web: www.electricforestfestival.com

 

Kate Wolf

What: Kate Wolf
Where: Laytonville, CA
When: June 25-28UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Angelique Kidjo, Allman Betts Band, The Wood Brothers, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Madeline Payroux, Ozomatli, Marcia Ball, and more to be announced
Why: Ladies & gents are welcome at Kate Wolf.
Web: katewolfmusicfestival.com

 

Montreal Jazz Fest

What: Montreal Jazz Fest
Where: Montreal, QC, Canada
When: June 25 – July 4UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Bebel Gilberto, Femi Kuti, Gregory Porter, Joss Stone, Lauren Diagle, Leslie Odom Jr., Macy Gray, Mappe Of, Marcus Miller, Thundercat, Walk Off the Earth, and many more to be announced
Why: Of course Montreal has a big, classy jazz festival.
Web: www.montrealjazzfest.com/en-CA

 

Shadow of the City

What: Shadow of the City
Where: Asbury Park, NJ
When: June 27UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Bleachers and more to be announced
Why: Jack Antonoff of Bleachers & fun. brings a festival to the Stone Pony in Jersey – in the Shadow of the City.
Web: shadowofthe.city

 


July

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!

What: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Where: Brooklyn, NY
When: To be announcedUPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Angel Olsen, Bikini Kill, David Gray, Big Thief, Ziggy Marley & Stephen Marley, Norah Jones, Bikini Kill, David Gray, Brittany Howard, Sheer Mag, Mount Eerie, and more to be announced
Why: Once again, Prospect Park Bandshell’s BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! delivers all summer long. See our venue review & photos of Prospect Park Bandshell here
Web: www.bricartsmedia.org/performing-arts/bric-celebrate-brooklyn

 

Ann Arbor Summer

What: Ann Arbor Summer
Where: Ann Arbor, MI
When: June 12 – July 5UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Kristen Chenoweth and more to be announced
Why: Home of the University of Michigan (and The Dharma Initiative…), all those kind of guys who are hailing from Ann Arbor get a much-needed reason to smile with this three-week Summer Fest.
Web: www.annarborsummerfestival.org

 

Montreal Jazz Fest

What: Montreal Jazz Fest
Where: Montreal, QC, Canada
When: June 25 – July 4UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Bebel Gilberto, Femi Kuti, Gregory Porter, Joss Stone, Lauren Diagle, Leslie Odom Jr., Macy Gray, Mappe Of, Marcus Miller, Thundercat, Walk Off the Earth, and many more to be announced
Why: Of course Montreal has a big, classy jazz festival.
Web: www.montrealjazzfest.com/en-CA

 

Essence

What: Essence
Where: New Orleans, LA
When: July 1-5UPDATE: Postponed to the fall due to corona virus
Who: Janet Jackson, Bruno Mars, Janelle Monae, Patti LaBelle, Raphael Saadiq, D-Nice, Doug E. Fresh, GoldLink, Jidenna, Leikeli47, Masego, Smino, Swizz Beatz, Tank & The Bangas, and more
Why: Essence Magazine throws a festival in New Orleans.
Web: www.essence.com/festival

 

Peach

What: Peach
Where: Scranton, PA
When: July 2-5UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Oysterhead, The String Cheese Incident, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Billy & The Kids, Rebelution, Umphrey’s McGee, moe., Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Oteil & Friends, Twiddle, Turkuaz, Billy Strings, Steel Pulse, The Slip, Keller Williams, Nicole Atkins, and more
Why: Bringing the jam to the home of Joe Biden & Dunder-Mifflin.
Web: www.thepeachmusicfestival.com

 

High Sierra

What: High Sierra
Where: Quincy, CA
When: July 2-5UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Ziggy Marley, The Disco Biscuits, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Railroad Earth, Femi Kuti & The Positive Force, Lettuce, The California Honeydrops, The Floozies, Twiddle, ALO, Dumpstaphunk, Samantha Fish, The War and Treaty, Steve Poltz, Molly Tuttle, Aqueous, Cedric Burnside, and more to be announced
Why: California’s High Sierra Music Festival, up in the mountains, is stocked with festival staples. See much more in our 2014 photo gallery here
Web: www.highsierramusic.com

 

Waterfront Blues

What: Waterfront Blues
Where: Portland, OR
When:
July 2-5
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Head to Tom McCall Waterfront Park for some Blues.
Web:
www.waterfrontbluesfest.com

 

SummerStage

What: SummerStage
Where: New York, NY
When: To be announcedUPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Barenaked Ladies, Whitney, Sharon Van Etten, Gin Blossoms, Real Estate, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Weyes Blood, Fruit Bats, and more to be announced
Why: A mixture of paid benefit shows and free shows receiving those benefits are a staple every summer in the Big Apple at the iconic Central Park – as well as other parks in all five boroughs! See our venue review & photos of Central Park SummerStage here
Web:
www.summerstage.org

 

Camp Bisco

What: Camp Bisco
Where: Scranton, PA
When:
July 9-11
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: The Disco Biscuits, Bassnectar, GRiZ, Tipper, Lotus, San Holo, STS9, Shpongle, G Jones, Troyboi, Boogie T, Break Science, Cut Chemist, Chali 2na, Dopapod, The New Deal, and more
Why: Electro-jam festival regulars The Disco Biscuits revive Camp Bisco, now in Scranton. Read & see more in our 2013 recap here
Web:
campbisco.com

 

Northern Lights Festival Boréal

What: Northern Lights Festival Boréal
Where: Sudbury, ON, Canada
When: July 9-12UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Sudbury’s Northern Lights Festival Boréal is basically a few Canadian heavy-hitters and others only Canadians have ever even heard of.
Web: nlfb.ca

 

Winnipeg FolkWhat: Winnipeg Folk
Where: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
When: July 9-12UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Every city in the Great White North has a folk festival – this one’s at Winnipeg’s Birds Hill Park, and is pretty damn good.
Web: www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca

 

Festival d'été de QuébecWhat: Festival d’été de Québec
Where: Québec City, QC, Canada
When: July 9-19UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: The capital of Francophone America hosts a wide but odd collection of acts, from old to young, mainstream to indie, jazz to metal, folk to electronica.
Web: www.infofestival.com/en/?lang=en-CA

 

Basilica Block Party

What: Basilica Block Party
Where:
Minneapolis, MN
When: July 10-11
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Sylvan Esso, Hippo Campus, Dermot Kennedy, The Band CAMINO, SHAED, Jade Bird, Courtney Marie Andrews, Kaleo, Tash Sultana, half•alive, Sharon Van Etten, MisterWives, Weyes Blood, and more
Why: Cities 97.1 brings its Basilica Block Party.
Web:
www.basilicablockparty.org

 

80/35

What: 80/35
Where: Des Moines, IA
When: July 10-11UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Better known for corn & presidential primaries, Iowa has also been holding hold a sweet & diverse 80/35 festival. Read & see much more in our 2019 recap here
Web: www.80-35.com

 

Green River

What: Green River
Where:
Greenfield, MA
When: July 10-12
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: The Head and The Heart, Jenny Lewis, Mandolin Orange, Mt. Joy, Billy Strings, Jade Bird, Sarah Jarosz, Bonny Light Horseman, The War and Treaty, JD McPherson, Fruit Bats, Asleep At the Wheel, Jupiter & Okwess, and more to be announced
Why: This lighter jam-folk fest has hot air balloon rides.
Web:
www.greenriverfestival.com

 

Inkcarnation

What: Inkcarnation
Where: Mansfield, OH
When: July 10-12UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Limp Bizkit, Weezer, Blink-182, Mastodon, Halestorm, Papa Roach, Steel Panther, Underøath, Hollywood Undead, Falling In Reverse, Badflower, Candlebox, All That Remains, Puddle of Mudd, The Devil Wears Prada, New Politics, We Came As Romans, Escape the Fate, New Years Day, and more
Why: Music + Tattoo.
Web: inkcarceration.com

 

Levitate

What: Levitate
Where:
Marshfield, MA
When: July 10-12
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Jack Johnson, Phil Lesh, Stick Figure, Tash Sultana, Old Crow Medicine Show, Dirty Heads, Umphrey’s McGee, Toots & The Maytals, Billy Strings, Mt. Joy, Nahko and Medicine For the People, Jade Bird, Durand Jones & The Indications, Fruition, Mike Love, and more
Why: Levitate to the jam.
Web:
www.levitatemusicfestival.com

 

Ride

What: Ride
Where: Telluride, CO
When: July 10-12
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced February 28th
Why: Ride into Telluride.
Web:
www.ridefestival.com

 

Pleasantville

What: Pleasantville
Where: Pleasantville, NY
When: July 11
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Making Pleasantville even more pleasant.
Web:
www.pleasantvillemusicfestival.com

 

Grey Fox Bluegrass

What: Grey Fox Bluegrass
Where:
Oak Hill, NY
When: July 15-19
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Jerry Douglas, Del McCoury Band, The Infamous Stringdusters, Railroad Earth, Yonder Mountain String Band, Della Mae, and more to be announced
Why: Blue or Grey is welcome in the Catskills.
Web:
www.greyfoxbluegrass.com

 

Rock Fest

What: Rock Fest
Where:
Cadott, WI
When: July 16-18
Who: Slipknot, Disturbed, Limp Bizkit, Staind, Papa Roach, Chevelle, Theory of a Deadman, Anthrax, Steel Panther, Hollywood Undead, Of Mice & Men, Queensrÿche, Memphis May Fire, All That Remains, Crobot, and more
Why: “Where We Just Rock”
Web:
www.rock-fest.com

 

Great South Bay

What: Great South Bay
Where: Patchogue, NY
When: July 16-19
Who: Tedeschi Trucks Band, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, and more to be announced
Why: Jam fest on Long Island.
Web: www.greatsouthbaymusicfestival.com

 

Northwest String Summit

What: Northwest String Summit
Where:
North Plains, OR
When: July 16-18
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Yonder Mountain String Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Umphrey’s McGee, The Infamous Stringdusters, Colter Wall, Sam Bush, Fruition, Keller & The Keels, and more
Why: “Where We Just Rock”
Web:
stringsummit.com

 

Timbrrr

What: Timbrrr
Where: Leavenworth, WA
When: July 16-19UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Dr. Dog, Cherry Glazerr, Sheer Mag, Deep Sea Diver, The Moondoggies, Shelby Earl, and more
Why: Timbrr!
Web: www.timbermusicfest.com

 

Folk On the Rocks

What: Folk On the Rocks
Where:
Yellowknife, NT, Canada
When: July 17-19
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Head all the way up to the Northwest Territories to get your Folk On the Rocks.
Web:
folkontherocks.com

 

Forecastle

What: Forecastle
Where: Louisville, KY
When: July 17-19UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Jack Johnson, Cage the Elephant, The 1975, Brockhampton, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Tash Sultana, Umphrey’s McGee, Jack Harlow, Clairo, Carly Rae Jepsen, Third Eye Blind, Grace Potter, YBN Cordae, Jon Bellion, Troyboi, Gryffin, LP, Manchester Orchestra, Thundercat, Yung Gravy, Allen Stone, Parquet Courts, Wale, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Julien Baker, Soccer Mommy, Durand Jones & The Indications, Nahko & Medicine For the People, (Sandy) Alex G, Elohim, Low Cut Connie, Andy Shauf, Beabadoobee, Cass McCombs, Caroline Rose, Illiterate Light, and more
Why: Forecastle comes with a vengeance and a top-tier line-up. Read and see much more in our 2018 recap here
Web: forecastlefest.com

 

Pitchfork

What: Pitchfork
Where:
Chicago, IL
When: July 19-21
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Run the Jewels, The National, Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten, Big Thief, The Fiery Furnaces, Twin Peaks, Kim Gordon, Jehnny Beth, Danny Brown, Phoebe Bridgers, Deafheaven, Thundercat, Yaeji, Waxahatchee, Cat Power, Caroline Polachek, Tim Hecker, BADBADNOTGOOD, Rapsody, Hop Along, and more
Why: The mother of all online indie music magazines returns for another festival with all the bands they’ve been telling you that you have to hear. See much more in our 2019 photo gallery here
Web:
pitchforkmusicfestival.com

 

FloydFest

What: FloydFest
Where: Floyd, VA
When: July 22-26UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: The String Cheese Incident, Umphrey’s McGee, Grace Potter, Moon Taxi, Turkuaz, Toots & The Maytals, Leftover Salmon, Cory Wong, Keller Williams, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Devon Gilfillian, Brent Cobb, Molly Tuttle, The Soul Rebels, Illiterate Light, The Nude Party, Futurebirds, Consider the Source, and more
Why: Americana-jam at FloydFest.
Web: www.floydfest.com

 

Launch

What: Launch
Where: Lancaster, PA
When: July 23-26 – UPDATE: Moved from April/May due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Music conference & festival in Lancaster, PA.
Web: www.launchmusicconference.com

 

Beach Road Weekend

What: Beach Road Weekend
Where:
Martha’s Vineyard, MA
When: July 24-26
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Beck, Lake Street Dive, Norah Jones, The Revivalists, The Head and The Heart, Father John Misty, Guster, Band of Horses, Margo Price, Dawes, Lettuce, Anderson East, Shovels & Rope, Brett Dennen, Leftover Salmon, and more to be announced
Why: Have a Weekend on the Beach Road in Martha’s Vineyard.
Web:
www.beachroadweekend.com

 

Capitol Hill Block Party

What: Capitol Hill Block Party
Where:
Seattle, WA
When: July 24-26
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Seattle throws a block party.
Web: capitolhillblockparty.com

 

Shambhala

What: Shambhala
Where: Salmo, BC, Canada
When: July 24-27UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Electro-DJs come to Canada – Shambhala!
Web: www.shambhalamusicfestival.com

 

Ozy Fest

What: Ozy Fest
Where: New York, NY
When: July 25
Who: Miguel, Dulcé Sloan, Tan France, Alex Rodriguez, Andrew Yang, and more to be announced
Why: Ozy mashes up TED Talks & music festival with some big-name speakers (and some music & comedy). Read & see much more in our 2018 recap here
Web: www.ozy.com/ozyfest

 

Float

What: Float
Where: San Marcos, TX
When: July 25-26UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Totally tubular. Read & see much more in our 2018 recap here
Web: floatfest.net

 

Mo Pop

What: Mo Pop
Where: Detroit, MI
When: July 25-26UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Khalid, The 1975, Kaytranada, Purity Ring, Doja Cat, Phoebe Bridgers, Orville Peck, Hippo Campus, Peach Pit, beabadoobee, Beach Bunny, and more
Why: A really good festival in the Motor City.
Web: mopopfestival.com

 

Lollapalooza

What: Lollapalooza
Where: Chicago, IL
When: July 30 – August 2
Who: To be announced
Why: The granddaddy of today’s indie fests still brings a hell of a line-up right to Chicago’s Grant Park. Read & see much more in our big 2019 recap here
Web: www.lollapalooza.com

 

Mile of Music

What: Mile of Music
Where: Appleton, WI
When: July 30 – August 2UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: A Mile of Music comes to Appleton. Read & see much more in our 2014 recap here
Web: mileofmusic.com

 

Pickathon

What: Pickathon
Where:
Happy Valley, OR
When: July 30 – August 2
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: (Sandy) Alex G, Chad Van Gaalen, John Prine, and more to be announced
Why: Pick an instrument at Pickathon. Read & see much more in our 2016 recap here
Web:
pickathon.com

 

Magic City Blues

What: Magic City Blues
Where: Billings, MT
When: July 31 – August 1
Who: To be announced
Why: Urban music in the most un-urban of states.
Web: www.magiccityblues.com

 

Area 506

What: Area 506
Where: St. Johns, NB, Canada
When: July 31 – August 2UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Celebrate all things New Brunswick (Canada).
Web: area506.ca

 

Hinterland

What: Hinterland
Where: St. Charles, IA
When: July 31 – August 2
Who: Leon Bridges, Of Monsters and Men, Tyler Childers, Kaleo, Old Crow Medicine Show, Khruangbin, Tanya Tucker, Wallows, The Devil Makes Three, Mt. Joy, Orville Peck, Weyes Blood, Yola, Shooter Jennings, Hamilton Leithauser, and more
Why: Head to America’s Hinterland for this nice new festival. See much more in our 2019 photo gallery here
Web: hinterlandiowa.com

 

Newport Folk

What: Newport Folk
Where: Newport, RI
When: July 31 – August 2UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Big Thief, Black Pumas, Joseph, Mandolin Orange, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Randy Newman, Vagabon, Yola, and more to be announced
Why: The festival where Bob Dylan was called “Judas” for going electric is still going strong. See much more in our 2019 photo gallery here
Web: www.newportfolk.org

 

Osheaga

What: Osheaga
Where: Montréal, QC, Canada
When: July 31 – August 2UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Foo Fighters, Lizzo, Kendrick Lamar, Bon Iver, Lewis Capaldi, Vampire Weekend, Leon Bridges, French Montana, Brockhampton, Of Monsters and Men, Kraftwerk, Rex Orange County, Partynextdoor, NF, Lauv, Caribou, Nick Murphy, Jessie Reyez, Third Eye Blind, Charli XCX, Tove Lo, Dermot Kennedy, Brittany Howard, Madeon, July Talk, Clairo, The Struts, Yaeji, Pink Sweat$, Jacob Banks, The Front Bottoms, Orville Peck, Soccer Mommy, Phoebe Bridgers, Sasha Sloan, Big Wild, Men I Trust, Phony PPL, Baynk, Caroline Polachek, Julia Jacklin, SYML, Illiterate Light, Kevin Garrett, and many, many more
Why: Osheaga stays in the top-tier with another killer line-up. Read & see much more in our 2013 recap here
Web: www.osheaga.com

 

Satchmo

What: Satchmo
Where: New Orleans, LA
When: July 31 – August 2
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Satchmo – comin’ through with the music.
Web:
satchmosummerfest.org

 

XPoNential

What: XPoNential
Where:
Camden, NJ
When: July 31 – August 2
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: WXPN 88.5 holds an Americana alt-country fest at Camden’s Waterfront.
Web:
xpnfest.org

 


August

 

SummerStage

What: SummerStage
Where: New York, NY
When: To be announcedUPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Barenaked Ladies, Whitney, Sharon Van Etten, Gin Blossoms, Real Estate, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Weyes Blood, Fruit Bats, and more to be announced
Why: A mixture of paid benefit shows and free shows receiving those benefits are a staple every summer in the Big Apple at the iconic Central Park – as well as other parks in all five boroughs! See our venue review & photos of Central Park SummerStage here
Web:
www.summerstage.org

 

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!

What: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Where: Brooklyn, NY
When: To be announcedUPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Angel Olsen, Bikini Kill, David Gray, Big Thief, Ziggy Marley & Stephen Marley, Norah Jones, Bikini Kill, David Gray, Brittany Howard, Sheer Mag, Mount Eerie, and more to be announced
Why: Once again, Prospect Park Bandshell’s BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! delivers all summer long. See our venue review & photos of Prospect Park Bandshell here
Web: www.bricartsmedia.org/performing-arts/bric-celebrate-brooklyn

 

Lollapalooza

What: Lollapalooza
Where: Chicago, IL
When: July 30 – August 2
Who: To be announced
Why: The granddaddy of today’s indie fests still brings a hell of a line-up right to Chicago’s Grant Park. Read & see much more in our big 2019 recap here
Web: www.lollapalooza.com

 

Mile of Music

What: Mile of Music
Where: Appleton, WI
When: July 30 – August 2UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: A Mile of Music comes to Appleton. Read & see much more in our 2014 recap here
Web: mileofmusic.com

 

Pickathon

What: Pickathon
Where:
Happy Valley, OR
When: July 30 – August 2
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Pick an instrument at Pickathon. Read & see much more in our 2016 recap here
Web:
pickathon.com

 

Magic City Blues

What: Magic City Blues
Where: Billings, MT
When: July 31 – August 1
Who: To be announced
Why: Urban music in the most un-urban of states.
Web: www.magiccityblues.com

 

Area 506

What: Area 506
Where: St. Johns, NB, Canada
When: July 31 – August 2UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Celebrate all things New Brunswick (Canada).
Web: area506.ca

 

Hinterland

What: Hinterland
Where: St. Charles, IA
When: July 31 – August 2
Who: Leon Bridges, Of Monsters and Men, Tyler Childers, Kaleo, Old Crow Medicine Show, Khruangbin, Tanya Tucker, Wallows, The Devil Makes Three, Mt. Joy, Orville Peck, Weyes Blood, Yola, Shooter Jennings, Hamilton Leithauser, and more
Why: Head to America’s Hinterland for this nice new festival. See much more in our 2019 photo gallery here
Web: hinterlandiowa.com

 

Newport Folk

What: Newport Folk
Where: Newport, RI
When: July 31 – August 2UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Big Thief, Black Pumas, Joseph, Mandolin Orange, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Randy Newman, Vagabon, Yola, and more to be announced
Why: The festival where Bob Dylan was called “Judas” for going electric is still going strong. See much more in our 2019 photo gallery here
Web: www.newportfolk.org

 

Osheaga

What: Osheaga
Where: Montréal, QC, Canada
When: July 31 – August 2UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Foo Fighters, Lizzo, Kendrick Lamar, Bon Iver, Lewis Capaldi, Vampire Weekend, Leon Bridges, French Montana, Brockhampton, Of Monsters and Men, Kraftwerk, Rex Orange County, Partynextdoor, NF, Lauv, Caribou, Nick Murphy, Jessie Reyez, Third Eye Blind, Charli XCX, Tove Lo, Dermot Kennedy, Brittany Howard, Madeon, July Talk, Clairo, The Struts, Yaeji, Pink Sweat$, Jacob Banks, The Front Bottoms, Orville Peck, Soccer Mommy, Phoebe Bridgers, Sasha Sloan, Big Wild, Men I Trust, Phony PPL, Baynk, Caroline Polachek, Julia Jacklin, SYML, Illiterate Light, Kevin Garrett, and many, many more
Why: Osheaga stays in the top-tier with another killer line-up. Read & see much more in our 2013 recap here
Web: www.osheaga.com

 

Satchmo

What: Satchmo
Where: New Orleans, LA
When: July 31 – August 2
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Satchmo – comin’ through with the music.
Web:
satchmosummerfest.org

 

XPoNential

What: XPoNential
Where:
Camden, NJ
When: July 31 – August 2
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: WXPN 88.5 holds an Americana alt-country fest at Camden’s Waterfront.
Web:
xpnfest.org

 

Roots Picnic

What: Roots Picnic
Where: Philadelphia, PA
When: August 1 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: The Roots, Meek Mill, Summer Walker, Dababy, Thundercat, Meshell Ndegeocello, and more
Why: Tonight Show band (and more) brings their annual picnic, at Fairmont Park.
Web: rootspicnic.com

 

HARD SUMMER

What: HARD SUMMER
Where: Fontana, CA
When: August 1-2
Who: To be announced
Why: HARD returns this SUMMER with some hard beats. See more in our 2014 photo gallery here
Web: www.hardsummer.com

 

Maha

What: Maha
Where: Omaha, NE
When: August 5-8UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Head to O’Maha.
Web: mahafestival.com

 

Bellwether

What: Bellwether
Where:
Waynesville, OH
When: August 6-8
Who: Shovels & Rope, The Devil Makes Three, Nathaniel Rateliff, The Growlers, John Moreland, Langhorne Slim, The Lone Bellow, Scarypoolparty, Cloud Nothings, Waxahatchee, Nicole Atkins, and more to be announced
Why: Southwestern Ohio is a Bellwether.
Web:
bellwetherfest.com

 

Secret Stages

What: Secret Stages
Where: Birmingham, AL
When: August 7-8
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: A mostly free event in Birmingham’s Historic Loft District.
Web: www.secretstages.net

 

Newport Jazz

What: Newport Jazz
Where: Newport, RI
When: August 7-9UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Norah Jones, Wynton Marsalis, Diana Krall, Khruangbin, Angélique Kidjo, Robert Glasper, Jimmy Cliff, The Soul Rebels, Avery*Sunshine, and more to be announced
Why: While best known for its storied folk festival (see above), little Newport in little Rhode Island has a jazz fest the following weekend to boot!
Web: www.newportjazz.org

 

Outside Lands

What: Outside Lands
Where:
San Francisco, CA
When: August 7-9
Who: To be announced
Why: San Francisco’s gorgeous Golden Gate Park plays host to another year of Outside Lands, with three days of an incredible line-up. Read much more in our 2018 recap here
Web:
www.sfoutsidelands.com

 

Planet Bluegrass Folks

What: Planet Bluegrass Folks
Where: Lyons, CO
When: August 7-9UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Folks go to Planet Bluegrass.
Web: www.bluegrass.com/folks

 

Lovers & Friends

What: Lovers & Friends
Where:
Carson, CA

When: August 8 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus – UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Ms. Lauryn Hill, Usher, Ludacris, Lil Jon, TLC, Jhené Aiko, Summer Walker, Nelly, Megan Thee Stallion, Akon, Sean Paul, T-Pain, Lil Kim, Brandy, Eve, Monica, Ja Rule, Fat Joe, Ginuwine, Foxy Brown, Cam’Ron, Mase, and more
Why: Goldenvoice & Snoop Dogg put on this new double-up festival.
Web: loversandfriendsfest.com

 

Laid Back

What: Laid Back
Where: Wantagh, NY and Holmdel, NJ
When: August 8-9UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Steve Miller Band, Brian Wilson, Marty Stuart, TaJ Mahal, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, and more
Why: Get Laid Back.
Web: www.laidbackfestival.com

 

North by Northeast

What: North by Northeast
Where: Toronto, ON, Canada
When: August 11-16 – UPDATE: Moved from June due to corona virus
Who: More than you can count, eh
Why: Canada’s North-by-Northeast shifts to a traditional weekend festival arrangement, with acts from both sides of the border & more. See much more in our 2014 photo gallery here
Web: www.nxne.com

 

Salmon Arm Roots & Blues

What: Salmon Arm Roots & Blues
Where: Salmon Arm, BC, Canada
When: August 13-16UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: British Columbia opens its Salmon Arms for artists from around the world.
Web: www.rootsandblues.ca

 

Lasso Montreal

What: Lasso Montreal
Where: Montreal, QC, Canada
When: August 14-15UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, Old Dominion, Morgan Wallen, and more to be announced
Why: Country music heads northeast all the way to French Canada.
Web: www.lassomontreal.com

 

Baja Beach

What: Baja Beach
Where: Rosarita Beach, Mexico
When: August 14-16
Who: To be announced
Why: Get down in Mexico’s Baja California.
Web: bajabeachfest.com

 

Psycho Las Vegas

What: Psycho Las Vegas
Where: Las Vegas, NV
When: August 14-16UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Danzig, Mercyful Fate, Emperor, The Flaming Lips, Blue Öyster Cult, Black Rebel Morotcycle Club, Ty Segall, Mayhem, Warpaint, Blonde Redhead, HEALTH, Poison the Well, Wolves In the Throne Room, Thursday, Pinback, Zola Jesus, Boris, Eyehategod, Cursive, TSOL, Pig Destroyer, Lower Dens, This Will Destroy You, Dengue Fever, Black Joe Lewis, and more
Why: Vegas goes Psycho.
Web: www.vivapsycho.com

 

L.A. Tailgate

What: L.A. Tailgate
Where: Fontana, CA
When: August 15-16
Who: To be announced
Why: Los Angeles Tailgates with some country.
Web:
latailgatefest.com

 

Riverfest Elora

What: Riverfest Elora
Where: Elora, ON, Canada
When: August 21-23UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Yet another great festival north of the border.
Web: riverfestelora.com

 

Summer Camp

What: Summer Camp
Where: Chillicothe, IL
When: August 21-23 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: moe., Umphrey’s McGee, Ween, Joe Russo’a Almost Dead, Billy Strings, Rezz, STS9, Dirty Heads, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Houndmouth, The Floozies, Lettuce, Cherub, Emancipator, Twiddle, Aqueous, Break Science, Keller Williams, The Record Company, and more to be announced
Why: Summer Camp usually mixes a little something more into its jam.
Web: summercampfestival.com

 

Railbird

What: Railbird
Where: Lexington, KY
When: August 22-23
Who: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Maren Morris, The Head and The Heart, Young the Giant, The Decemberists, Tanya Tucker, Trampled by Turtles, Colter Wall, Whiskey Myers, Shovels & Rope, City and Colour, Cat Power, The War and Treaty, Hayes Carll, Sarah Jarosz, Cedric Burnside, John Moreland, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, Paul Cauthen, THe New Respects, and more
Why: New festival with Music. Bourbon. Equine.
Web: www.railbirdfest.com

 

Blue Ox

What: Blue Ox
Where: Eau Claire, WI
When: August 27-29 – UPDATE: Moved from June due to corona virus
Who: Pert Near Standstone and more to be announced
Why: Country jam comes to Wisconsin. Read more in our 2015 recap here
Web: blueoxmusicfestival.com

 

Norman

What: Norman
Where: Norman, OK
When: August 27-29 – UPDATE: Moved from April due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Norman Oklahoma’s own free festival & QRO favorite stays sweet. Read & see more in 2010 our recap here
Web: normanmusicfestival.com

 

Thing

What: Thing
Where: Port Townsend, WA
When: August 28-30UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Sasquatch! founder (QRO 2013 recap) returns to the fest game with this Thing.
Web: thingnw.org

 

Dreamville

What: Dreamville
Where: Raleigh, NC
When: August 29 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus – UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Dream(ing) in Raleigh(ville).
Web: www.dreamvillefest.com

 


September

The Buku Project

What: The Buku Project
Where: New Orleans, LA
When: September 3-5 – UPDATE: Moved from March due to corona virus – UPDATE 2: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Tyler the Creator, Flume, Illenium, Glass Animals, Run the Jewels, Alison Wonderland, Kaytranada, Zeds Dead, Megan Thee Stallion, Charli XCX, Flatbush Zombies, Taking Back Sunday, Gramatik, Troyboi, Cashmere Cat, JPEGMAFIA, Channel Tres, Young M.A., Pussy Riot, and more
Why: The Buku Project brings electronica & more to the Big Easy. Read & see much more in our 2015 recap here
Web: thebukuproject.com

 

Appaloosa

What: Appaloosa
Where: Front Royal, VA
When: September 3-6
Who: To be announced
Why: Get out of D.C. and get back to the roots.
Web: appaloosafestival.com

 

Summerfest

What: Summerfest
Where: Milwaukee, WI
When: September 3-5, 10-12 and 17-19 – UPDATE: Moved from June/July due to corona virus
Who: Justin Bieber, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, Chris Stapleton, Ozzy Osbourne, Marilyn Manson, Dave Matthews Band, Halsey, Guns n’ Roses, and many, many more to be announced
Why: The biggest music festival in the world is also the most mainstream, but there’s so many bands over so many days, bound to be someone you want to see.
Web: summerfest.com

 

Electric Zoo

What: Electric Zoo
Where: Randall’s Island, NY
When: September 4-6
Who: To be announced
Why: Electric Zoo is managing to bring European-style electronic craziness on New York City’s Randall’s Island for another year. See much more in our 2019 photo gallery here
Web:
 electriczoofestival.com

 

Seven Peaks

What: Seven Peaks
Where: Buena Vista, CO
When: September 4-6
Who: To be announced
Why: Dierks Bentley throws his own festival among the Peaks of Colorado.
Web:
sevenpeaksfestival.com

 

Candler Park

What: Candler Park
Where: Atlanta, GA
When: September 5-6 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: Old Crow Medicine Show, Galactic, Moon Taxi, JJ Grey & Mofro, and more
Why: Jam out in Candler Park, Atlanta.
Web:
candlerparkmusicfestival.com

 

Welcome Campers

What: Welcome Campers
Where: Island Lake Camp, PA
When: September 5-7 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: The Wild Honey Pie goes to camp with an all-female line-up.
Web: welcomecampers.com

 

Canadian Music Week

What: Canadian Music Week
Where: Toronto, ON, Canada
When: September 8-13 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus – UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Toronto has it’s own multi-venue music industry fest (not to be confused with North-by-Northeast – see below). See more in our 2014 photo gallery here
Web: cmw.net/music

 

Prog Power USA

What: Prog Power USA
Where: Atlanta, GA
When: September 9-12UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Progressive & metal meet in Atlanta, USA.
Web: progpowerusa.com

 

Hopscotch

What: Hopscotch
Where: Raleigh, NC
When:
September 10-12
Who: To be announced
Why: The Independent Weekly throws a great fest at venues across Raleigh.
Web:
hopscotchmusicfest.com

 

Dancefestopia

What: Dancefestopia
Where: Kansas City, MO
When: September 10-13
Who: To be anounced
Why: Get your dance on in the middle of the country.
Web: www.dancefestopia.com

 

Movement

What: Movement
Where: Detroit, MI
When: September 11-13 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Electronic music returns to the city where techno (and much more in music) was born. Read much more in our 2018 recap here
Web: www.movement.us

 

Riot

What: Riot Fest
Where: Chicago, IL
When: September 11-13
Who: My Chemical Romance and many more to be announced
Why: Riot Fest collects punks & more, old & young. Read and see much more in our big 2019 recap here
Web: www.riotfest.org

 

What: Cruel World
Where: Carson, CA
When: September 12 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, DEVO, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Psychedelic Furs, Violent Femmes, The Church, English Beat, Public Image LTD, Gary Numan, Marc Almond, She Wants Revenge, TR/ST, Cold Cave, Jay Aston’s Gene Loves Jezebel, Berlin, Bad Manners, Drab Majesty, Black Marble, Sextile, The KVB, and more
Why: Eighties New Wave comes to The Grounds at Dignity Health Sports Park.
Web: www.cruelworldfest.com

 

Grand Point North

What: Grand Point North
Where: Burlington, VT
When: September 12-13
Who: Grace Potter and more to be announced
Why: Vermont & Grace Potter do the jam right. See much more in our 2017 photo gallery here
Web: www.grandpointnorth.com

 

Moon River

What: Moon River
Where: Chattanooga, TN
When: September 12-13
Who: Sheryl Crow, Nickelback, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Billy Strings, Indigo Girls, Dawes, Robert Earl Keen, Shovels & Rope, Yola, The Jayhawks, Colony House, Molly Tuttle, and more
Why: Drew Holcomb brings a festival to Chattanooga. See much more in our 2015 photo gallery here
Web: moonriverfestival.com

 

Harvest Jazz & Blues

What: Harvest Jazz & Blues
Where: Fredericton, NB, Canada
When: September 15-20UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: New Brunswick’s Harvest mixes the folk festivals of Canada with the jazz & blues of Acadia’s lineal descendants, Cajun country.
Web: www.harvestjazzandblues.com

 

Basilica SoundScape

What: Basilica SoundScape
Where: Hudson, NY
When: September 18-20
Who: To be announced
Why: Head up the Hudson for a SoundScape. See more in our 2013 photo gallery here
Web: basilicahudson.org/soundscape

 

Kaaboo

What: Kaaboo
Where: Del Mar, CA
When: September 18-20
Who: To be announced
Why: Kaaboom! Read much more in our 2018 recap here
Web: www.kaaboodelmar.com

 

Telluride Blues & Brews

What: Telluride Blues & Brews
Where: Telluride, CO
When: September 18-20
Who: To be announced
Why: Have some blues – and some brews.
Web: www.tellurideblues.com

 

Hometown Rising

What: Hometown Rising
Where: Louisville, KY
When: September 12-13UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Old Dominion, Dierks Bentley, Jon Pardi, Billy Ray Cyrus, and more
Why: The Hometown country is Rising.
Web: hometownrising.com

 

Utopia

What: Utopia
Where: Burnet, TX
When: September 17-19
Who: To be announced
Why: Head to Utopia: Down In the Oaks. Read & see much more in our 2019 recap here
Web: www.utopiafest.com

 

Louder Than Life

What: Louder Than Life
Where: Louisville, KY
When: September 17-20
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Metallica and more to be announced
Why: Louisville is Louder Than Life.
Web:
louderthanlifefestival.com

 

Life Is Beautiful

What: Life Is Beautiful
Where: Las Vegas, NV
When: September 18-20
UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Life Is Beautiful in Las Vegas. Read much more in our 2018 recap here
Web:
lifeisbeautifulfestival.com

 

Music Midtown

What: Music Midtown
Where: Atlanta, GA
When: September 19-20
Who: My Chemical Romance and more to be announced
Why: Music comes to Midtown Atlanta.
Web: www.musicmidtown.com

 

Sea.Hear.Now

What: Sea.Hear.Now
Where: Asbury Park, NJ
When: September 19-20
Who: Pearl Jam, The Avett Brothers, Cage the Elephant, Billy Idol, Lord Huron, Dirty Heads, The Beach Boys, Patti Smith, The Growlers, Grouplove, Dr. Dog, Phoebe Bridgers, Ani DiFranco, Gang of Youths, Nahko and Medicine For the People, Reignwolf, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, and more
Why: Rock Asbury Park.
Web:
www.seahearnowfestival.com

 

Pop Montreal

What: Pop Montréal
Where: Montréal, QC, Canada
When: September 23-27
Who: To be announced
Why: The artistic alt-SXSW showcases acts based on artistic style, not commercial viability, in the snowy but beautifully European Montreal.
Web: www.popmontreal.com

 

Treefort

What: Treefort
Where: Boise, ID
When: September 23-27 – UPDATE: Moved from March due to corona virus
Who: Chromatics, Calexico, Built to Spill, Omar Apollo, Christian Scott, Tunde Adjuah, YOB, Peter Bjorn and John, Pell, Larkin Poe, Sinkane, SNBRN, Yumi Zouma, Nite Jewel, C.W. Stoneking, Andy Shauf, Pinback, and more to be announced
Why: Go to your own private Idaho for Treefort.
Web: treefortmusicfest.com

 

Pygmalion

What: Pygmalion
Where: Champaign-Urbana, IL
When:
September 24-26
Who: To be announced
Why: Central Illinois’s Pygmalion Music Festival returns its sixteenth year.
Web:
www.thepygmalionfestival.com

 

Bonnaroo

What: Bonnaroo
Where: Manchester, TN
When: September 24-27 – UPDATE: Moved from June due to corona virus
Who: Tool, Lizzo, Tame Impala, Lana Del Rey, Flume, Miley Cyrus, Grand Ole Opry, Bassnectar, Oysterhead, Vampire Weekend, Leon Bridges, Tenacious D, The 1975, Run the Jewels, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Young Thug, Rezz, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Glass Animals, Young the Giant, Grace Potter, Flogging Molly, Megan Thee Stallion, Brittany Howard, Devon Gilfillian, Primus, Sylvan Esso, Boombox Cartel, Greensky Bluegrass, Kevin Gates, Dashboard Confesional, Nelly, The Struts, CAAMP, Troyboi, Pinegrove, Dermot Kennedy, Lennon Stella, Larkin Poe, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, The Band Camino, Denzell Curry, Mandolin Orange, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Turkuaz, The Growlers, Femi Kuti & Positive Force, Colony House, Billy Strings, The Regrettes, Mt. Joy, Colony House, Bill Frisell, Nilüfer Yanya, Mdou Moctar, and many, many more
Why: The granddaddy of indie-meets-jam & more music festivals celebrates another genre-crossing year.
Web: www.bonnaroo.com

 

Bourbon & Beyond

What: Bourbon & Beyond
Where: Louisville, KY
When: September 25-27

Who: To be announcedUPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Why: Bourbon, bands & Beyond. See more in our 2018 photo gallery here
Web:
bourbonandbeyond.com

 

Elements

What: Elements
Where: Lakewood, PA
When: September 25-27 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: Diplo, Bonobo, Chris Lake, Codes, Tokimonsta, Gramatik, Emancipator, Rusko, Manic Focus, Bob Moses, Four Tet, Claude VonStroke, and more to be announced
Why: Dance on a campground somewhere in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Web: www.elementsfest.us

 

Global Citizen

What: Global Citizen
Where: New York, NY
When: September 26
Who: To be announced
Why: Giant names try to bring awareness to the Great Lawn at Central Park.
Web: www.globalcitizen.org/en/festival

 

Overpass

What: Overpass
Where: Orange County, CA
When: September 26 – UPDATE: Moved from March due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Head over to Overpass.
Web: www.overpassmusic.com

 

Pilgrimage

What: Pilgrimage
Where: Franklin, TN
When: September 26-27
Who: To be announced
Why: Make a Pilgrimage to Tennessee.
Web:
pilgrimagefestival.com

 


October

Dirtybird Campout

What: Dirtybird Campout
Where: Waterford, CA
When: October 1-4UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: DJs come to Modesto Reservoir.
Web: www.dirtybirdcampout.com/west

 

French Quarter

What: French Quarter
Where: New Orleans, LA
When: October 1-4 – UPDATE: Moved from April due to corona virus – UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: Alex McMurray, Amanda Shaw, Anais St. John, Bonerama, Cha Wa, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Erica Falls, Givers, Irma Thomas, Jon Cleary, Kermit Ruffins, Lost Bayou Ramblers, New Birth Brass Band, Rebirth Brass Band, Royal Teeth, Tank & The Bangas, The Soul Rebels, and more
Why: Nobody does music or festivals like the French Quarter. Read & see more in our 2016 recap here
Web: frenchquarterfest.org

 

BottleRock

What: BottleRock
Where:
Napa Valley, CA
When:
October 2-4UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Nicks, Dave Matthews Band, Miley Cyrus, Khalid, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Zedd and more to be announced
Why: The Napa Valley welcomes another year of a great new festival (to go with its great old wine). Read much more in our 2018 recap here
Web:
bottlerocknapavalley.com

 

Desert Daze

What: Desert Daze
Where: Joshua Tree, CA
When: October 2-4UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Head into the Desert for Daze. Read more in our 2017 recap here
Web: desertdaze.org

 

Electric Daisy Carnival

What: Electric Daisy Carnival
Where: Las Vegas, NV
When: October 2-4 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: Alison Wonderland, Borgore, The Chainsmokers, Diplo, Excision, G Jones, Golf Clap, Loud Luxury, Maceo Plex, Moon Boots, Nicky Romero, Space Jesus, Troyboi, Zedd, Zeds Dead, 12th Planet, 3LAU, AC Slater, Alesso, Boys Noize, Carl Cox, Dubfire, Elephante, Galantis, Gryffin, Oliver Heldens, Martin Garrix, Paul Van Dyk, Sofi Tukker, Tïesto, Whethan, Yellow Claw, Afrojack, R3HAB, Black Tiger Sex Machine, David Guetta, DJ Snake, Friction, Knife Party, Louis the Child, Major Lazer, Modestep, NGHTMRE, Rezz, Richie Hawtin, Snakehips, Zomboy, and more
Why: Electric Daisy Carnival comes to Vegas for three days. See much more in our photo gallery of 2013 EDC NY here
Web: lasvegas.electricdaisycarnival.com

 

LOCKN'

What: LOCKN’
Where: Arrington, VA
When: October 2-4 – UPDATE: Moved from June due to corona vlrus
Who: To be announced
Why: LOCKN’ the jam. Read & see much more in our 2019 recap here
Web: www.locknfestival.com

 

Austin City Limits

What: Austin City Limits
Where: Austin, TX
When: October 2-4 & 9-11
Who: To be announced
Why: ‘The Live Music Capital of the World’ & America’s longest-running live music show bring their festival back to Zilker Park with another ridiculously stocked line-up of both old & new, mainstream & not – for two weekends! Read & see much more in our big 2019 recap here
Web: www.aclfestival.com

 

Broccoli City

What: Broccoli City
Where:
Washington, D.C.
When: October 4 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: DaBaby, Roddy Ricch, Megan Thee Stallion, Burna Boy, Ari Lennox, and more
Why: Hip-hop comes to RFK Stadium.
Web: www.bcfestival.com

 

Hillberry

What: Hillberry
Where: Eureka Springs, AR
When:
October 8-11
Who: To be announced
Why: Railroad Earth brings a harvest festival to Arkansas.
Web: hillberryfestival.com

 

Aftershock

What: Aftershock
Where: Sacramento, CA
When: October 9-11
Who: Metallica, My Chemical Romance, and more to be announced
Why: Today’s hard rock comes to the capitol of the Bear Republic.
Web: www.aftershockconcert.com

 

California Roots

What: California Roots
Where: Monterey, CA
When: October 9-11 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: Rebelution, Damian Marley, Ice Cube, Sean Paul, Atmosphere, Nahko & Medicine For the People, Jimmy Cliff, Durand Jones & The Indications, Sublime with Rome, and more to be announced
Why: Get in touch with your Cali Roots. See more in our 2015 photo gallery here
Web: californiarootsfestival.com

 

The Festy Experience

What: The Festy Experience
Where: Charlottesville, VA
When: October 9-11
Who: To be announced
Why: Have The Festy Experience. Read & see much more in our 2017 recap here
Web: www.thefesty.com

 

UNTZ

What: UNTZ
Where: Mariposa, CA
When: October 9-11 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: Charlesthefirst, Yheti, Of the Trees, and more
Why: Party right near Yosemite.
Web: www.theuntzfestival.com

 

Coachella

What: Coachella
Where: Indio, CA
When: October 9-11 & 16-18 – UPDATE: Moved from April due to corona virus
Who: Frank Ocean, Rihanna, Coldplay, Disclosure, Lana Del Rey, Flume, Miley Cyrus, The Chemical Brothers, A$AP Rocky, FKA Twigs, Dua Lipa, Daddy Yankee, Lil Uzi Vert, ScHoolboy Q, Thom Yorke, RL Grime, Madeon, Alessia Cara, ZHU, Flying Lotus, Jamie xx, The Raconteurs, Erykah Badu, Explosions In the Sky, Two Door Cinema Club, Squarepusher, Kehlani, Tycho, Lauv, Lauren Diagle, Toro y Moi, Troye Sivan, Lil Baby, GRiZ, Sharon Van Etten, Rhye, Jai Wolf, Mitski, Megan Thee Stallion, The Japanese Breakfast, Mike Posner, American Football, Joji, Jessie Reyez, What So Not, Isaiah Rashad, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Apparat, Babymetal, Cigarettes After Sex, The Get Up Kids, Chromatics, Jade Bird, Modeselektor, Real Estate, Panda Bear, Omar Apollo, Alex Lahey, Anamanaguchi, Charly Bliss, IDLES, Wild Nothing, Lucy Dacus, and many, many more
Why: The biggest & best festival has grown so big as to have a second weekend, with another amazing line-up. See much more in our 2012 photo gallery here
Web: www.coachella.com

 

Mondo

What: Mondo
Where: New York, NY
When: October 13-16
Who: To be announced
Why: From the creators of the late CMJ (QRO 2015 recap) comes this latest NYC multi-venue fest. Read & see much more in our big 2016 inaugural recap here
Web: www.mondo.nyc

 

III Points

What: III Points
Where: Miami, FL
When: October 16-17 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: The Strokes, Robyn, Wu-Tang Clan, Disclosure, Kaytranada, Caribou, Amon Tobin, Chris Lake, Stereolab, Tycho, Omar Apollo, Moses Sumney, Ariel Pink, Maribou State, Yves Tumor, (Sandy) Alex G, Erol Alkan, and more
Why: Miami covers all the Points.
Web: iiipoints.com

 

Beale Street

What: Beale Street
Where:
Memphis, TN
When:
October 16-18 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Beale Street is alive with music.
Web:
www.memphisinmay.org/beale-street-music-festival

 

 

Shaky Knees

What: Shaky Knees
Where: Atlanta, GA
When: October 16-18 – UPDATE: Moved from May due to corona virus
Who: The Black Keys, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Strokes, and more to be announced
Why: Limbs quake for what looks to be another amazing year. Read & see more in our 2019 recap here
Web: shakykneesfestival.com

 

Levitation

What: Levitation
Where: Austin, TX
When: October 22-25
Who: To be announced
Why: Levitation comes to Austin, to play host to a mixture of indie & psych, thanks to The Black Angels (QRO spotlight on). Read & see much more in our 2018 recap here
Web: levitation-austin.com

 

Country Summer

What: Country Summer
Where: Santa Rosa, CA
When: October 23-25 – UPDATE: Moved from June due to corona virus
Who: Eric Church, Kelsea Ballerini, Chris Young, and more to be announced
Why: Have some Country in a warm northern California Summer. See much more in our photo gallery here
Web: countrysummer.com

 

Stagecoach

What: Stagecoach
Where: Indio, CA
When: October 23-25 – UPDATE: Moved from June due to corona virus
Who: Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Midland, Brett Young, Dan + Shay, Bryan Adams, ZZ Top, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lil Nas X, Tanya Tucker, Ryan Bingham, Nikki Lane, The Last Bandoleros, Courtney Marie Andrews, and more
Why: California’s premiere country music festival.
Web: stagecoachfestival.com

 

Voodoo Experience

What: Voodoo Experience
Where: New Orleans, LA
When: October 30 – November 1UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Expect sights & sounds that you won’t/can’t forget in the Big Easy around All Hallow’s Eve. Read & see much more in our big 2017 recap here
Web: www.voodoofestival.com

 

Burger Boogaloo

What: Burger Boogaloo
Where: Oakland, CA
When: October 31 – November 1
Who: John Waters, Bikini Kill, Circle Jerks, Bleached, Pansy Division, Flipper, and more to be announced
Why: Burger Records holds a Boogaloo.
Web: www.burgerboogaloo.com

 


November & December

Voodoo Experience

What: Voodoo Experience
Where: New Orleans, LA
When: October 30 – November 1UPDATE: Cancelled due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Expect sights & sounds that you won’t/can’t forget in the Big Easy around All Hallow’s Eve. Read & see much more in our big 2017 recap here
Web: www.voodoofestival.com

 

Burger Boogaloo

What: Burger Boogaloo
Where: Oakland, CA
When: October 31 – November 1
Who: John Waters, Bikini Kill, Circle Jerks, Bleached, Pansy Division, Flipper, and more to be announced
Why: Burger Records holds a Boogaloo.
Web: www.burgerboogaloo.com

 

Salty Dog Cruise

What: Salty Dog Cruise
Where: Tampa, FL to Key West, FL, to Coco Cay, Bahamas
When: November 5-9
Who: Flogging Molly and more to be announced
Why: Arr!  Flogging Molly have a cruise, ye Salty Dog!
Web: floggingmollycruise.com

 

Brooklyn Folk

What: Brooklyn Folk
Where: Brooklyn, NY
When: November 6-8 – UPDATE: Moved from April due to corona virus
Who: To be announced
Why: Celebrate folk in the biggest of cities.
Web: brooklynfolkfest.com

 

EDC Orlando

What: EDC Orlando
Where: Orlando, FL
When: November 13-15
Who: To be announced
Why: Electric Daisy Carnival is made for South Florida.
Web: orlando.electricdaisycarnival.com

 

Welcome To Jam Rock

What: Welcome To Jam Rock
Where: Ft. Lauderdale, FL to Montego Bay & Ocho Rios, Jamaica
When:
December 5-10
Who: To be announced
Why: Go on the high seas.
Web:
welcometojamrockreggaecruise.com

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