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
6 iHeartRadio Country Festival Austin, TX
6-7 Off the Rails Country Music Festival Frisco, TX
12-14 Shaky Knees Festival Atlanta, GA
13 Oxnard Mariachi Festival Oxnard, CA
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
25-28 Tree Town Music Festival Forest City, IA
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
3-4 FPSF Houston, TX
8-11 CMA Music Festival Nashville, TN
8-11 Bonnaroo Manchester, TN
9-11 Taste of Country Hunter, NY
9-11 Mysteryland USA Festival Bethel, NY
9-11 Carolina Country Music Festival Myrtle Beach, SC
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
20-25 Country USA Music Festival Oshkosh, WI
22-24 The Country Fest North Lawrence, OH
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
29-July 2 High Sierra Music Festival Quincy, CA
30-July 2 Essence Music Festival New Orleans, LA

July

Day Event City
13-15 Camp Bisco Scranton, PA
13-16 Country Thunder Craven, SK, CAN
13-16 Jamboree in the Hills Belmont, OH
14-16 Forecastle Festival Louisville, KY
14-16 Chicago Open Air Festival Bridgeview, IL
14-16 Pitchfork Music Festival Chicago, IL
20-23 Country Thunder Twin Lakes, WI
21-23 FYF Fest Los Angeles, CA
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
28-30 Mountain Home Country Music Festival Mountain Home, ID
28-30 Panorama Music Festival New York, NY

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 Arise Music Festival Loveland, CO
4-6 Oregon Jamboree Sweet Home, OR
4-6 Osheaga Music and Art Festival Montreal, Canada
10 Boots and Hearts Music Festival Oro, Canada
10-13 Shambhala Music Festival Salmo, Canada
10-13 Peach Music Festival Scranton, PA
11-13 Outside Lands Festival San Francisco, CA
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
1-3 North Coast Music Festival Chicago, IL
15-17 Riot Fest Chicago, IL
15-17 KaaBoo Festival Del Mar, CA
22-23 iHeartRadio Music Festival Las Vegas, NV
22-24 Imagine Festival Hampton, GA
22-24 Life is Beautiful Las Vegas, NV
29 Route 91 Festival Las Vegas, NV

October

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