As more and more festivals saturate summer, it’s hard to keep up with where to go and who to see once you get there. But help is here, with Billboard‘s guide that breaks down the season’s hottest festivals.
When We Were Young
Santa Ana, Calif.
APRIL 14-16; 21-23
New Orleans Jazz Fest
APRIL 28-MAY 7
Gulf Shores, Ala.
Electric Daisy Carnival
The lineup has yet to be revealed for this dance-music gathering, one of the world’s largest.
Arroyo Seco Weekend
JUNE 28-JULY 2, 4-9
ID10T Music Festival & Comic Conival
Mountain View, Calif.
Chris Hardwick will host this music, comedy and comics mashup.
Pitchfork Music Festival
Solange is among the headliners. Her Saint Heron arts collective will curate an events series.
Following his Grammys breakout, Sturgill Simpson will join LCD Soundsystem, Weezer and more.
Newport Folk Festival
Billboard Hot 100
Expect hours of jamming courtesy of Phil Lesh, Widespread Panic, The String Cheese Incident and many more.
Life Is Beautiful
This music, food, art and education festival has yet to announce its lineup.