Seaside Heights, N.J.
In 2009, the band launched this annual multi-city festival tour. “There’s a sense of excitement from it being a destination gig,” says Mumford. Alabama Shakes co-headline this year’s first dates.
“You get to decide on your own lineup with bands that you love, and suddenly My Morning Jacket, Flaming Lips and Dawes are all saying yes,” says Mumford, naming the Iowa co-headliner, MMJ, and two festival opening acts.
Aviemore, United Kingdom
July 31-Aug. 1
The sole U.K. concert will be held in Scotland, with Ben Howard in the top slot and a set by veteran Scottish rockers Primal Scream.
Walla Walla, Wash.
Foo Fighters and Tune-Yards join Mumford in this winery-rich area. Camping on-site is encouraged.
The Flaming Lips top the bill at the final concerts. “We should have done this when we were teenagers,” says Marshall, “because now we can watch from side of stage and don’t have to pay for it.”