CLTure’s 2017 Music Festival Guide
January 28, 2017 (Updated July 27, 2017)
Our 2018 Music Festival Guide is here!
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 is hear, 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.
*Click the festival name for more info*
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.
July 28-30 Newport, Rhode Island
The Avett Brothers, Regina Spektor, The Head and The Heart, Fleet Foxes, Dr. Dog, Drive-By Truckers, Angel Olsen, Rhiannon Giddens, Nikki Lane, Brent Cobb, Michael Kiwanuka, and more
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.
July 29-30 Detroit, Michigan
Run The Jewels, alt-J, Tyler the Creator, Phantogram, Foster The People, Solange, and more.
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.
August 4-5 Saint Charles, Iowa
alt-J, Ryan Adams, Gary Clark Jr, The Head and the Heart, Dwight Yoakam, Shakey Graves Foxygen, Nikki Lane, JD McPherson, and more.
August 19-20 Long Island, New York
Big Sean, Gucci Mane, Major Lazer, DJ Khaled, Young Thug, Zedd, and more.
August 11-13 San Francisco, California
Gorillaz, A Tribe Called Quest, The Who, Metallica, Fleet Foxes, The Avett Brothers, Future Islands, Solange, Queens of the Stone Age, Action Bronson, Schoolboy Q, Lorde, Empire of the Sun, and more.
August 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.
August 26-27 Brookyn, New York
Gary Clark Jr., Michael Kiwanuka, Kaytranada, SZA, Sampha, Thundercat, Macy Gray, Junior Astronomers, KING, and more
August 26-27 Portland, Oregon
Iggy Pop, Nas, Spoon, Whitney, Die Antwoord, Father John Misty, Frankie Cosmos, FIDLAR, Lizzo, and more.
September 1 Chicago, Illinois
Ween, Damian Marley, Deadmau5 & Eric Pyrdz, Gucci Mane, Lil Dicky, Post Malone, and more.
September 1-2, 2017 Columbus, Ohio
Travis Scott, Diplo, Blackbear, Goldlink, Playboi Carti, 3LAU, Lil Yachty, Cashmere Cat, Super Duper Kyle, and more
September 2-3 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jay Z, J. Cole, Migos, Run The Jewels, Solange, Sampha, Marshmello, Pusha T, Vic Mensa, and more.
September 7-10 Raleigh, North Carolina
Solange, Run The Jewels, Future Islands, Big Boi, Angel Olsen, Rapsody, The Afghan Whigs, Margo Price, Thee Oh Sees, Cloud Nothings, SUSTO, and more.
September 8-9 Atlanta, Georgia
Jill Scott, Kaytranada, Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley Thundercat, Too $hort, Ari Lennox, J.I.D., and more.
September 9-10 St. Louis, Missouri
Weezer, Cage The Elephant, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Nightsweats, Lizzo, Houndmouth, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Ron Gallo, and more.
September 15-17 Chicago, Illinois
Nine Inch Nails, Wu Tang, Queens of the Stone Age, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A, Vic Mensa, Dinosaur Jr., Paramore, TV on the Radio, Gogol Bordello, Taking Back Sunday, and more.
September 15-17 Queens, New York City
Jay Z, Gorillaz, Future, Nas, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Run The Jewels, Bassnectar, M.I.A, Action Bronson, Erykah Badu, Migos, and more.
September 15-17 Bristol, Virginia
Dwight Yoakam, Judah & The Lion, Son Volt, Deer Tick, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, The Infamous Stringdusters, Langhorne Slim, Mandolin Orange, Hiss Golden Messenger, Amanda Shires, and more.
September 16 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Action Bronson, The Menzingers, Peaches, Big Thief, Speedy Ortiz, Nothing, The Coathangers, and more.
September 16-17 Atlanta, Georgia
Bruno Mars, Mumford & Sons, Future, Blink 182, Weezer, Haim, Wiz Khalifa, Bastille, Two Door Cinema Club, Young The Giant, Lizzo, Milky Chance, COIN, Russ, The Strumbellas and more.
September 22-24 Las Vegas, Nevada
Gorillaz, Chance The Rapper, Lorde, Muse, 2 Chainz, The xx, ScHoolboy Q, Cage The Elephant, Pretty Lights, De La Soul, and more.
September 23-24 Franklin, Tennessee
Justin Timberlake, Eddie Vedder, Ryan Adams, Gary Clark Jr., The Avett Brothers, Mavis Staples, Trombone Shorty, Shovels & Rope, Fitz and The Tantrums, The Revivalists, and more.
September 29-30 Swissvale, Pennsylvania
Wiz Khalifa, Logic, Carnage, GRiZ, Two Door Cinema Club, Kiiara, and more.
October 6-8 & 12-15 Austin, Texas
Jay Z, Gorillaz, The Killers, Chance The Rapper, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The XX, Ryan Adams, Solange, Spoon, and many more.
October 6-7 Memphis, Tennessee
Cage the Elephant, Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, Anderson .Paak And The Free Nationals, Cold War Kids, Bishop Briggs, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Hard Working Americans, The Weeks, and more.
October 7-8 Atlanta, Georgia
Nas, Ghostface Killah, Just Blaze, Saba, Joyner Lucas, Kirk Knight, Zaytoven, and more
October 13-15 Wynwood, Miami
Gorillaz, The xx, Nicolas Jaar, Kaytranada, Bonobo, Danny Brown, Willow Smith, and more.
October 14-15 Atlanta, Georgia
Solange, Danny Brown, Flatbush Zombies, Willow Smith, Young Fathers, Princess Nokia, and more.
October 27-29 New Orleans, Louisiana
Kendrick Lamar, Foo Fighters, The Killers, LCD Soundsystem, DJ Snake, Brand New, Dillon Francis, Phrophets of Rage, Kehlani, Post Malone, Cold War Kids, and more.
We’ll continue to update this list throughout the year. Stay up to date on festival news and giveaways:
In this article
- arroy seco
- art of cool
- austin city limits
- boston calling
- buku project
- Eaux Claires
- Firefly Music Festival
- fortress festival
- governors ball
- hangout fest
- highwater fest
- hip hop
- III Points Festival
- indie rock
- jay z
- life is beautiful
- lightning in a bottle
- Mempho Music Festival
- mo pop
- Mountain Jam
- music festival guide
- music festivals
- music midtown
- new orleans jazz fest
- newport folk fest
- north carolina
- outside lands
- pabst project
- riot fest
- rolling loud fest
- roots picnic
- shaky knees
- sloss fest
- SweetWater 420 Fest
- When We Were Young Fest