Our favorite 2017 Music Festival lineups announced so far

2017 CLTure Music Festival Guide 

By Amanda Cosenza 

January 28, 2017

Music festival culture provides fans an opportunity to see a wide-array of live acts over a short period of time in a unique environment. The festival scene has grown substantially over the years and with the advancement of technology, more and more festivals are providing exciting new experiences to patrons across the country. Festival season is right around the corner and all year we’ll keep you updated on the latest lineups, news, and giveaways. Be sure to check back as we’ll be updating this page periodically.

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Okeechobee Music + Arts Festival

March 2-5 Okeechobee, Florida

Kings of Leon, Usher & The Roots, Bassnectar, The Lumineers, Flume, Wiz Khalifa, Pretty Lights, Sturgill Simpson, Solange, .Anderon Paak, Mac DeMarco, Cold War Kids, and more.

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Savannah Stopover Music Festival 

March 9-11 Savannah, Georgia

Kishi Bashi, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Julien Baker, Jeff The Brotherhood, River Whyless, Caveman, and more.

Buku Music+Art Project

March 10-11 New Orleans, Louisiana

Deadmau5, Travis Scott, Grizmatik, Run the Jewels, Zeds Dead, Tycho, Young Thug, Thundercat, Vince Staples, Car Seat Headrest, and more.

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Gasparilla Music Festival

March 11-12 Tampa, Florida

Ryan Adams, Cage the Elephant, Ghostface Killah, Moon Taxi, Chronixx, and more.

Ultra Music Festival

March 24-26 Miami, Florida

Ice Cube, Major Lazer, David Guetta, Steve Aoki, DJ Snake, Tiesto, Afrojack, Martin Garrix, and more.

Tortuga Music Festival

April 7-9 Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Kenny Chesney, Chris Stapleton, Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker, Brett Eldredge, Dustin Lynch, and more.

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

April 14-16 and April 21-23 Indio, California

Radiohead, Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar, the XX, Travis Scott, Bon Iver, Future, Lorde, Justice, Father John Misty, DJ Snake, Future Islands, Glass Animals, Gucci Mane, and more.

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#Fest

April 21- 23 Athens, Ohio

Young Thug, Jauz, Louis the Child, 21 Savage, Lil Yachty, Cheat Codes, Blackbear, Party Thieves, Quinn XCII, Unlike Pluto, and more.

SweetWater 420 Fest

April 21-23 Atlanta, Georgia

Widespread Panic (4 sets), Trey Anastasio Band (2 sets), Ween, Slightly Stoopid, Dirty Heads, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and more.

High Water Festival

April 22-23 North Charleston, South Carolina

The Avett Brothers, The Shins, Shovels & Rope, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Dawes, Jump, Little Children, Lucius, Julien Baker, and more.

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Merlefest

April 27-30 Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Zac Brown Band, The Avett Brothers, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band, Steep Canyon Rangers, Sarah Jarosz, and more.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

April 28 – May 7 New Orleans, Louisiana

Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Snoop Dogg, Paul Simon, Steely Dan, Beck, Widespread Panic, Alabama Shakes, Trey Anastasio Band, and many more

Stagecoach Music Festival

April 28-30 Indio, California

Dierks Bentley, Shania, Twain, Kenny Chesney, Cole Swindell, Randy Houser, Brett Eldredge, Kip Moore, Thomas Rhett, and more.

Art of Cool Fest 

April 28-30 Durham, North Carolina

Common, Terrace Martin, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Rakim, Goldlink, JMSN, Masego, Kooley High, Just Blaze, and more.

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Fortress Festival

April 29-30 Forth Worth, TX

Run The Jewels, Purity Ring, Flying Lotus, Slowdive, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Houndmouth, Wolf Parade, Alvvays, and more.

Rolling Loud Festival 

May 5-7 Bayfront Park, Florida

Kendrick Lamar, Future, A$AP Rocky, Lil Wayne, Travis Scott, Migos, Tyler, the Creator, Action Bronson, Joey Bada$$, Mac Miller, The Underachievers, Mick Jenkins, and more.

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Shaky Beats Music Festival

May 5-7 Atlanta, Georgia

The Chainsmokers, Kaskade, Griz, Flosstradamus, Zeds Dead, Galantis, RL Grime, Girl Talk, Gramatik, Bonobo, and more.

Middlelands

May 5-7 Todd Mission, Texas

Major Lazer, Bassnectar, Kaskade, Phantogram, Rae Sremmurd, Danny Brown, Marshmello, Galantis, GRiZ, Big Gigantic, and more.

Shaky Knees Music Festival

May 12-14 Atlanta, Georgia

The XX, LCD Soundsystem, Phoenix, Cage the Elephant, Pixies, The Shins, Sylvan Esso, Dr. Dog, X Ambassadors, Car Seat Headrest, and Third Eye Blind.

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Hangout Music Fest

May 19-21 Gulf Shores, Alabama

Mumford & Sons, Twenty One Pilots, Frank Ocean, Chance the Rapper, Major Lazer, Weezer, Sigur Ros, Dj Snake, MGMT, Band of Horses, Foreign Air (Charlotte), Flagship (Charlotte), and more.

Sasquatch Music Festival

May 26-28 Quincy, Washington

Frank Ocean, Chance the Rapper, Twenty One Pilots, The Head and the Heart, The Shins, Phantogram, Kaytranada, Aesop Rock, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, MGMT, Mac Miller, and more.

Summer Camp Music Festival

May 26-28 Chillicothe, Illinois

Moe, Umphrey’s McGee, Trey Anastasio Band, Zed’s Dead, Primus, Run the Jewels, Mike Gordon, and more.

California Roots Music and Arts Festival

May 26-28 Monterey, California

Rebelution, Nas, Dirty Heads, Soja, Iration, Thievery Corporation, Jurassic 5, Stick Figure, Matisyahu, and more.

Bottlerock

May 26-28 Napa Valley, California

Maroon 5, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Foo Fighters, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Modest Mouse, The Roots, Band of Horses, Dirty Heads, and more.

Boston Calling

May 26-28 Boston, Massachusetts

Tool, Mumford & Sons, Run The Jewels, Chance the Rapper, Bon Iver, The XX, Major Lazer, Solange, Tegan and Sara, Weezer, The 1975, Danny Brown, and more.

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Bunbury Music Festival 

June 2-4 Cincinnati, Ohio

Muse, Wiz Khalifa, G-Eazy, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, The 1975, 30 Seconds To Mars, Death Cab for Cutie, The Shins, MuteMath, Tech N9ne, and more.

Governors Ball Music Festival

June 2-4 New York City, New York

Tool, Chance The Rapper, Phoenix, Childish Gambino, Lorde, Flume, Wu-Tang Clan, Wiz Khalifa, Logic, Cage the Elephant, Schoolboy Q, and more.

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival 

June 8-11 Manchester, Tennessee

U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper, Major Lazer, Flume, Lorde, The XX, Future Islands, Travis Scott, Cage the Elephant, and more.

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Mysteryland USA 

June 9-12 Bethel Woods, New York

LCD Soundsystem, Run the Jewels, G-Eazy, Major Lazer, Big Gigantic, Die Antwoord, Porter Robinson, RL Grime, and more

Telluride Bluegrass

June 15-18 Telluride, Colorado

Sam Bush Band, Brandi Carlile, Dierks Bentley, The Travelin’ McCourys, Dispatch, Yonder Mountain String Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Bela Fleck, Punch Brothers, Sarah Jarosz, and more.

Firefly Music Festival 

June 15-18 Dover, Delaware

The Weeknd, Muse, Twenty One Pilots, Chance The Rapper, Bob Dylan, Flume Weezer, The Shin, 30 Seconds To Mars, Miike Snow, KE$HA, Franz Ferdinand, Glass Animals, Phantogram, and more.

Mountain Jam

June 16-18 Hunter, New York

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton, Gary Clark Jr., The Head and The Heart, Michael Franti & Spearhead, St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Shovels & Rope, The Revivalists, The Infamous Stringdusters, River Whyless, and more.

Forecastle Festival 

July 14-16 Louisville, Kentucky

LCD Soundsystem, Weezer,  Odesza, Cage the Elephant, PJ Harvey, Run The Jewels, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, GRiZ, X Ambassadors Vince Staples, Conor Oberst, Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires, STRFKR, Judah & The Lion, Foxygen, and more.

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Sloss Fest

June 15-16 Birmingham, Alabama

Alabama Shakes, Widespread Panic, Odesza, Sturgill Simpson, Run The Jewels, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Spoon, Phantogram, Tycho, Conor Oberst, Vince Staples and more.

FloydFest

July 26-30 Floyd, Virginia

Michael Franti & Spearhead, St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Leftover Salmon, Thievery Corporation, Railroad Earth, Shovels & Rope, White Denim, Keller Williams The Hip Abduction, TAUK, and more.

Panorama

July 28-30 New York, New York

A Tribe Called Quest, Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, Nine Inch Nails, Alt-J, Solange, Future Islands, Tyler the Creator, Spoon, Vince Staples, Pinegrove, Girl Talk,Vance Joy, DJ Shadow, Isaiah Rashad, Foxygen, and more.

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Pickathon

August 3-6 Happy Valley, Oregon

Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires, Dinosaur Jr., Drive-By Truckers, Deer Tick, Mandolin Orange, Ty Segall, SUSTO, Hiss Golden Messenger, Pinegrove, Andy Shauf, KING, Brent Cobb, Sunflower Bean, Big Thief, and more.

Lockn’ Festival 

Aug 24-27 Arrington, Virginia

The Avett Brothers, The String Cheese Incident, Widespread Panic, Brandi Carlile, Gov’t Mule, Greensky Bluegrass, JJ Grey & MOFRO, John Butler Trio Keller Williams, The Marcus King Band, Margo Price, moe., Phil Lesh & Friends, and more.

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