The Ultimate Guide To Finding Your Perfect Summer Music Festival

Let’s state the obvious: There’s an overwhelming amount of music festivals going on this summer. Sure, you’ve heard about the hype of Coachella among others but believe it or not, there is a festival out there with your name on it! If you’re having a difficult time deciding which festival to hit this summer, rest assured, we’ve got you covered! We’ve curated a breakdown of some of the summer’s hottest festivals you should check out so you can decide which one best pertains to you based on location, ticket pricing and the most important part: the music!

Warped Tour

June 22 – August 13

Tickets: $41.50

Lineup: Against The Current, Atreyu, Good Charlotte, Mayday Parade, New Found Glory, Sleeping With Sirens, Sum 41, The Maine, The Summer Set, Tonight Alive, We The Kings, Yellowcard & more!

Governors Ball

New York, NY

June 3-5

Tickets: $305.00

Lineup: Beck, Bat For Lashes, CHVRCHES, HAIM, M83, Jamie xx, Purity Ring, The Killers, Two Door Cinema Club, Years and Years, Kanye West, The Strokes, Betty Who & more!


Chicago, IL

July 28-31

Tickets: $335.00

Lineup: Bastille, Disclosure, Foals, Grimes, M83, Radiohead, The 1975, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alessia Cara, Future, Jane’s Addiction, Lana Del Rey, Melanie Martinez, MuteMath, St. Lucia, PVRIS, X Ambassadors & more!


George, WA

May 27-30

Tickets: $350.00

Lineup: Alabama Shakes, Florence and the Machine, M83, Jamie xx, Savages, The Cure, A$AP Rocky, BØRNS, LANY, Oh Wonder, Tycho, Wet, Yo La Tengo & more!

FYF Fest

Los Angeles, CA

August 27-28

Tickets: $200.00

Lineup: Air, Beach House, Explosions In The Sky, Father John Misty, LCD Soundsystem, Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Hot Chip, Wild Nothing, Grimes, DIIV & more!

Outside Lands

San Francisco, CA

August 5-7

Tickets: $145.00-$355.00

Lineup: Halsey, Foals, Brandi Carlile, Lana Del Rey, LCD Soundsystem, Miike Snow, Radiohead, Years & Years, Zedd, Duran Duran, LANY, Lapsley, Lionel Richie, Polica, Ryan Adams, St. Lucia, Third Eye Blind & more!

Northside Festival

Brooklyn, NY

June 6-12

Tickets: $75.00

Lineup: Hinds, Kacey Musgraves, Questlove (DJ set), The Teen Age, Wolf Parade & more!


Dover, DE

June 16-19

Tickets: $319.00

Lineup: CHVRCHES, A$AP Rocky, Ellie Goulding, Disclosure, Grouplove, Florence and the Machine, M83, Mumford & Sons, Of Monsters and Men, Two Door Cinema Club, blink-182, Atlas Genius, COIN, Deadmau5, Death Cab For Cutie, Elle King, Earth, Wind & Fire, Fetty Wap, Flogging Molly, Fitz & The Tantrums, Gallant, Guster, Kings of Leon, Ludacris, PVRIS, St. Lucia, The 1975, The Neighbourhood, Tame Impala & more!


Manchester, TN

June 9-12

Tickets: $324.50

Lineup: Band of Horses, CHVRCHES, Ellie Goulding, Father John Misty, M83, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pearl Jam, Two Door Cinema Club, Tame Impala, HAIM, Halsey, The Chainsmokers, Grace Potter, Daughter, BØRNS, Givers, The Knocks, LANY & more!

Hangout Festival

Gulf Shores, AL

May 20-22

Tickets: $249.00

Lineup: Cage The Elephant, Alabama Shakes, Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding, HAIM, Grimes, Lenny Kravitz, The Weeknd, Walk The Moon, Silversun Pickups, Alessia Cara, Alison Wonderland, The Chainsmokers, BØRNS, Coasts, Panic! At The Disco, The Griswolds, The Neighbourhood, The Royal Concept, X Ambassadors & more!


Seattle, WA

September 2-4

Tickets: $180.00

Lineup: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tame Impala, Atlas Genius, Billy Idol, Bob Moses, Death Cab For Cutie, Escondido, G-Easy, Fetty Wap, Gryffin, Hinds, Halsey, Jojo, Joywave, Melanie Martinez, St. Lucia, Third Eye Blind, Zella Day & more!

Which festival are you excited about this summer?