2017 Music Festivals Guide

2016 Music Festival Guide

The 2017 Season

The 2017 music festival season is in full gear. Many of the usual suspects like Lollapalooza, the New Orleans Jazz Fest, Bonnaroo, the CMA Music Festival, and the Essence Music Festival are back for another year. Over 80 festivals are scheduled for 2017, with a large variety of musical talent respresented. Find a festival below that suits your musical tastes. Search by date or by genre.

Tips & Resources

March

Day Event City
24-26 Ultra Music Festival Miami, FL

April

Day Event City
1 Edgefest Fisco, TX
6-9 Country Thunder Florence, AZ
6-9 Euphoria Music Festival Austin, TX
7-9 Tampa Bay Blues Festival New York, NY
7-9 Tortuga Music Festival Fort Lauderdale, FL
9 NYC Jazz Festival New York, NY
14 Old School Hip Hop Festival Columbus, GA
15 Coachella Week 1 Indio, CA
15 Texas Independence Festival Austin, TX
15 Buzzfest Spring, TX
15 H-Town Blues Festival Houston, TX
20-22 Wanee Music Festival Live Oak, FL
20-23 Old Settler's Festival Live Oak, FL
21-23 Coachella Week 2 Indio, CA
22 High Water Festival N. Charleston, SC
22 Higher Grounds Festival Santa Margarita, CA
27-30 Merlefest Wilkesboro, NC
28-30 M3 Rock Festival Columbia, MD
28-30 NOLA Jazz Fest Week 1 New Orleans, LA
28-30 Stagecoach Festival Indio, CA
28 98 Rockfest Tampa, FL
28-29 Pepsi Spring Jam Panama Cty Beach, FL
29-30 Fort Rock Festival Fort Myers, FL

May

Day Event City
3-7 Sunfest W. Palm Beach, FL
4-7 NOLA Jazz Fest Week 2 New Orleans, LA
5-7 Carolina Rebellion Concord, NC
5-7 Beale Street Festival Memphis, TN
5-7 Shaky Beats Festival Atlanta, GA
5-7 Middlelands Festival Plantersville, TX
5-7 Rolling Loud Festival Miami, FL
12-14 Shaky Knees Festival Atlanta, GA
13 Greenville Music Festival Greenville, SC
13-14 Northern Invasion Festival Somerset, WI
19-21 Rock On The Range Columbus, OH
19-21 Hangout Music Festival Gulf Shores, AL
20-22 Shaky Beats Festival Atlanta, GA
26-28 Boston Calling Cambridge, MA
26-28 Country 500 Dayona Beach, FL
26-28 Sasquatch! Festival Quincy, WA
26-28 Rocklahoma Pryor, OK
26-28 BottleRock Festival Napa, CA
27-28 Bayou Country Superfest New Orleans, LA
28 Soundset Festival Saint Paul, MN

June

Day Event City
2-4 Governors Ball Festival New York, NY
2-4 Bunbury Music Festival Cincinnati, OH
3 Roots Picnic Philadelphia, PA
8-11 CMA Music Festival Nashville, TN
8-11 Bonnaroo Manchester, TN
9-11 Taste of Country Hunter, NY
10-11 Buckeye Country Superfest Columbus, OH
10-11 Playboy Jazz Festival Los Angeles, CA
15-18 Firefly Music Festival Dover, DE
15-18 Sonic Bloom Festival Rye, CO
15-18 Country Jam Grand Junction, CO
15-18 Telluride Bluegrass Festival Telluride, CO
16-17 Bands in the Backyard Pueblo, CO
16-17 Eaux Clares Festival Eau Claire, WI
16-18 Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, NV
22-25 Electric Forest Week 1 Rothbury, MI
22-24 Kicker Country Stampede Manhattan, KS
23-24 Nebraskaland Festival North Platte, NE
23-24 Paradiso Festival Quincy, WA
23-25 LakeShake Festival Chicago, IL
29-July 2 Electric Forest Week 2 Rothbury, MI
30-July 2 Essence Music Festival New Orleans, LA

July

Day Event City
14-16 Forecastle Festival Louisville, KY
14-16 Chicago Open Air Festival Bridgeview, IL
14-16 Pitchfork Music Festival Chicago, IL
13-16 Country Thunder Craven, SK, CAN
20-23 Country Thunder Twin Lakes, WI
27-29 Cincinnati Music Festival Cincinnati, OH
28-30 Newport Folk Festival Newport, RI
26-30 Floydfest Floyd, VA
28-30 Watershed Festival Quincy, WA
28-30 Rocky Grass Festival Lyons, CO

August

Day Event City
3-5 WE Fest Detroit Lakes, MN
3-6 Lollapalooza Chicago, IL
4-6 Newport Jazz Fest Newport, RI
4-6 Oregon Jamboree Sweet Home, OR
11-13 Outside Lands Festival San Francisco, CA
10-13 Peach Music Festival Scranton, PA
18-20 Rocky Mtn. Festival Lyons, CO
18-20 Country Thunder Calgary, MB
24-27 Lockn' Festival Arrington, VA

September

Day Event City
1-3 Electric Zoo Festival New York, NY
1-3 Red, White & Boom Festival Lexington, KY
1-3 Low Country Jazz Festival N. Charleston, SC
1-3 Bumbershoot Seattle, WA
15-17 Riot Fest Chicago, IL
15-17 KaaBoo Festival Del Mar, CA
22-24 Imagine Festival Hampton, GA
22-23 iHeartRadio Music Festival Las Vegas, NV
29 Route 91 Festival Las Vegas, NV

October

Day Event City
6-8 &
13-15
Austin City Limits Festival Austin, TX
27-29 Voodoo Music Festival New Orleans, LA
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