Ah, it’s that time of year again, Music; the glorious sound to our ears. March is generally the official start festival season and with a ton of them out there, it’s hard to decipher which ones are worth going to. We have the breakdown so far of our favorite festivals and why you should attend.
Starting with SXSW
WHEN:MARCH 11-MARCH 20, 2016
DOWNTOWN AUSTIN BECOMES SXSW FOR NINE DAYS IN MARCH. MUSIC, ART, INTERACTIVE, PANELS, COMEDY, AND MOVIES. It’s a favorite for celebs as well.
Bloc Party, Astr, FEMME and more.
Second is Ultra Music Festival Miami
WHEN:MARCH 18-MARCH 20, 2016
Ultra enterprises has put together a fantastic compilation of festivals spanning all the way from Miami Fl, to Brazil and with the amount of new listeners of EDM everyday, it’s no wonder why it’s one of the fastest growing festivals in the world. Here’s a little more information:
Afrojack, Avicii, Chet Faker, Miike Snow, Purity Ring, Crystal Castles and more. For the full lineup visit their website
WHEN:APRIL 15-APRIL 24, 2016
The traditional kickoff to the summer festival season, Coachella has all the glitz and glamour from those fashionable ones from Los Angeles Ca. The Indio Desert becomes the place to be for two weekends for some of the biggest names in music. Coachella has transformed into a cultural mecca for festival season and the who’s who of the fashion world and hollywood can be seen trapsing the grassy knolls.
A$AP Rocky, Calvin Harris, Disclosure, Foals, JackÜ and more.
WHEN:MAY 27-MAY 30, 2016
Sasquatch festival takes place in the Northwest of the US and is one of the most sought after festivals by fans from all over the world. It takes place over Memorial Day Weekend for four days in the Washington.
Alabama Shakes, Chet Faker, Florence and The Machine, JaimeXX and more.
WHEN:MAY 25-MAY 30, 2016
This is another growing fan favorite of festivals because of the art, boutiques, and of course line up
Big Gigantic, Chet Faker, Grimes, JaimeXX and more.
WHEN:JUNE 3-JUNE 5, 2016
This festival has an amazing line up not to be missed!
Florence and The Machine, The Killer, Ambassadors, Elle King and more
New York is known for many things and The Governor’s Ball is one of them. Taking place on the Hudson River on Randall’s Island, this festival has it’s fan loving it because of the scenery.
Bat For Lashes, Chet Faker, Eagles of Death Metal, Miike Snow and more.
WHERE:SAN FRANCISCO, CA
WHEN:AUGUST 5-AUGUST 7, 2016
Every August, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park transforms into an otherworldly celebration of music, food, wine, beer, art and comedy. One of the most sought after festivals to attend in Northern California.
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