From the storied folk festival where Dylan went electric to America's biggest rave, plan what to see, where to stay and where to find (or avoid) hippies, hipsters and My Morning Jacket this season.

1. Rock in Rio USA

May 8-9 (rock) and May 15-16 (pop); Las Vegas

What is it? The inaugural U.S. version of Brazil's biggest pop festival, split into two weekends -- one for rock and one for pop (and equipped with actual toilets).

Who's headlining? Metallica and No Doubt (rock); Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift (pop)

How much? $298 for three-day general admission (GA); $498 for one-day VIP

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