CaliforniaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Coachella and Stagecoach kicked-off the 2019 competition season earlier this yr, and now much more are underway as summer time approaches. Whereas there are a whole lot of scheduled festivals all through the season, a handful may have music junkies speaking all-year lengthy, with stacked lineups crammed with A-list stars dominating the trade.
Take a look at our curated U.S. summer time competition record beneath:
KAABOO Texas Ã¢â‚¬â€ Could 10-12
San DiegoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s KAABOO Pageant will happen in Austin, Texas for the primary time.Ã‚Â The three-day occasion, recognized for its eclectic lineup, delivered but once more as The Killers, Sting, Lionel Richie, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Little Massive City, and Child Rock are set to carry out. Comedy acts may also seem all through the fest. Seize tickets right here.
Electrical Daisy Carnival Ã¢â‚¬â€ Could 17-19
EDC is without doubt one of the largest raves within the nation, and itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s all taking place in Sin Metropolis. All through the three-day fest, EDM followers can see units from A$AP Rocky, David Guetta, Alesso, Zeds Lifeless, Alison Wonderland, Dillon Francis, Steve Aoki, and extra throughout eight completely different phases. Interactive artwork installations, rides, and colourful, three-dimensional constructions grace the grounds. Plan your glow-in-the-dark gear after scoring some tickets to this yrÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s occasion.
Boston Calling Ã¢â‚¬â€ Could 24-26
Stationed proper in-between the hustle and bustle of downtown Boston, this competition has made the transfer to HarvardÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Athletic Advanced. Boston Calling is a three-day occasion, and this yrÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s headliners embody rap/rock duo Twenty One Pilots, indie-rock group Tame Impala, and rapper Travis Scott. Artists like Chvrches, Hozier, and Mitski may also make an look. Seize your passes right here.
CMA Music Pageant Ã¢â‚¬â€ June 6-10
ThereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s nothing that screams Ã¢â‚¬Å“nation musicÃ¢â‚¬Â greater than a four-day bash in the course of Nashville. The CMA Music Pageant, held by the Nation Music Affiliation, is 4 straight days of music Ã¢â‚¬â€œ each outdoors on the streets of Music Metropolis and inside on the Nissan Stadium stage.Ã‚Â Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Dan + Shay, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Keith City, and Carrie Underwood are among the many artists slated to carry out. Tickets could be discovered right here.
Vans Warped Tour Ã¢â‚¬â€ June 8, 29-30, & July 20-21
After over 20 years of cross-country excursions, Vans Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman called-off the annual competition final yr. Nevertheless, this yr, three particular 25-year anniversary mini fests can be held to honor the presentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s legacy. Chicago will kick-off the festivities on June Eight on the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame, adopted by two-day exhibits in New JerseyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Atlantic Metropolis and Mountain View, California from June 29-30 and July 20-21, respectively. Punk-rockers can discover tickets right here.
DISRUPT Ã¢â‚¬â€ June 21-July 28
With Warped Tour coming to an in depth, a number of new festivals are beginning to emerge. DISRUPT will cross the nation this summer time with rock bands Sleeping With Sirens, The Used, and Sum 41, together with The Story So Far, Memphis Mayfire, and 4 12 months Sturdy, amongst others. The tour will make stops in cities like Tampa, Hartford, Denver, Boise, and Phoenix. Single-day tickets can be found for every cease.
LOVELOUD Pageant Ã¢â‚¬â€ June 29
Dan Reynolds of Think about Dragons created LOVELOUD to make an inclusive place for LGBTQ+ youth to really feel safe and accepted. The third annual one-day competition, set to happen in West Valley, Utah, will characteristic performances from Kesha, Tegan + Sara, Grouplove, Okay. Flay, Paris, and Laura Jane Grace. Funds raised from the occasion will go towards psychological well being and well being companies for LGBTQ+ youth. Seize your tickets right here.
Essence Pageant Ã¢â‚¬â€ July 4-7
The New Orleans-based competition will rejoice its 25-year anniversary this summer time on the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, that includes acts like Ã¢â‚¬â„¢90s stars Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliot, and Pharrell. Almost 100 black artists can be in attendance for theÃ‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“extraordinary, multigenerational, cultural celebration,Ã¢â‚¬Â happening throughout three days. Single day tickets or full 3-day passes can be found.
Unhappy Summer time Pageant Ã¢â‚¬â€ July 5-August 3
Emo children Ã¢â‚¬â€œ unite! The Unhappy Summer time Pageant is bringing your favourite pop-punk teams The Maine, Mayday Parade, The Surprise Years, and State Champs for a cross-country tour, together with Mother Denims, Stand Atlantic, Simply Buddies, and L.I.F.T. The competition may also embody particular appearances at choose exhibits from 4 12 months Sturdy, Set It Off, Without end the Sickest Children, Emo Evening, and Each Avenue. A normal admission ticket gives you a cross down reminiscence lane.
Tremendous Mega Extremely Big Mad Respectable Pageant Ã¢â‚¬â€ July 20-21
This competition Ã¢â‚¬â€œ which is unquestionably a mouthful Ã¢â‚¬â€œ is returning as soon as once more. Mad Respectable Pageant, initially held in varied cities throughout the globe since 2008, can be held at FoxbouroughÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Gillette Stadium for the primary time. Whereas rap music will take over the day Ã¢â‚¬â€œ with performances from G-Eazy, Pusha T, and Kodak Black, indie-pop rising star Billie Eilish and EDMÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ZedÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Lifeless may also take the stage. DonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t miss out on the get together.
Lollapalooza Ã¢â‚¬â€ August 1-4
Chicago-bound Lollapalooza, which takes place yearly in Grant Park, will characteristic headlining performances from Ariana Grande, The Strokes, The Chainsmokers, Infantile Gambino, Tame Impala, and Twenty One Pilots. The four-day fest options an array of genres, like hip-hop, rock, digital, and metallic; different acts set to take the stage embody rapper Meek Mill, metallic core group Convey Me The Horizon, and pop-country rising star Kacey Musgraves. Pageant tickets could be discovered right here.
Woodstock 50 Ã¢â‚¬â€ August 24-26
As of proper now, whether or not or not Woodstock 50 remains to be on is unclear. The competition, which might commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the unique 1969 occasion, is meant to be held at New YorkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Watkins Glen Worldwide Speedway, organized by the unique co-founder Michael Lang. Whereas Lang has confronted some difficulties over the previous few weeks, the competition would absolutely be an occasion to recollect with headline units from The Killers, Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus, Halsey and extra. Tickets are imagined to go on sale within the coming weeks.
Burning Man Ã¢â‚¬â€ August 25 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ September 2
Whereas not essentially dubbed as a Ã¢â‚¬Å“music competition,Ã¢â‚¬Â Burning Man is a cultural expertise, bringing collectively artists, musicians, and artistic minds alike. The nine-day occasion is held within the Nevadan desert, permitting friends to coincide with each other to create Ã¢â‚¬Å“Black Rock Metropolis.Ã¢â‚¬Â There have been some points throughout this yrÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ticket sale, however passes are nonetheless up-for-grabs.
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