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(Don’t forget to check out our complete directory of country music festivals & comedy festivals.)

Top Music Festivals in 2015

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ARISE Music Festival

Inception: 2013
Location: Loveland, CO
ARISE Festival 2016 Dates: August 5-7
ARISE Festival 2016 Lineup: Ziggy Marley, Jurassic 5, Wildlight, The New Mastersounds, Del the Funky Homosapien, and more…
ARISE Festival 2015 Lineup: Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Emancipator Ensemble, The Polish Ambassador, Trevor Hall…
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Austin City Limits

Inception: 2002
Location: Austin, TX
Austin City Limits 2016 Dates: September 30-October 2 | October 7-9
Austin City Limits 2016 Lineup: Radiohead, Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, and more…
Austin City Limits 2015 Lineup: Foo Fighters, Drake, The Strokes, Florence + The Machine, The Weeknd, Disclosure…
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Beale Street Music Festival

Inception: 1978
Location: Memphis, TN
Beale Street Music Festival 2017 Dates: TBA
Beale Street Music Festival 2017 Lineup: TBA
Beale Street Music Festival 2016 Lineup: Neil Young, Beck, Paul Simon, Weezer, and more…
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Bonnaroo

Inception: 2002
Location: Manchester, TN
Bonnaroo 2016 Dates: June 9-12
Bonnaroo 2016 Lineup: LCD Soundsystem, Pearl Jam, Dead & Company, Ween, Haim, and more…
Bonnaroo 2015 Lineup: Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5, Kendrick Lamar, Florence + The Machine…
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Boston Calling (May)

Inception: 2013
Location: Allston, MA
Boston Calling 2017 Dates: May 26-28
Boston Calling 2017 Lineup: TBA
Boston Calling 2016 Lineup: Sia, Disclosure, Robyn, ODESZA, Sufjan Stevens, and more…
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Bottle Rock

Inception: 2013
Location: Napa Valley, CA
Bottle Rock 2017 Dates: TBA
Bottle Rock 2017 Lineup: TBA
Bottle Rock 2016 Lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder, Florence + the Machine, The Lumineers, Death Cab for Cutie, and more…
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Bumbershoot

Inception: 1971
Location: Seattle, WA
Bumbershoot 2016 Dates: September 2-4
Bumbershoot 2016 Lineup: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Death Cab for Cutie, KYGO, Tame Impala, G-Eazy, and more…
Bumbershoot 2015 Lineup: The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper, Cake, Faith No More, Zedd, Social Distortion, Brand New, Flying Lotus, Fitz and the Tantrums…
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Burning Man

Inception: 1986
Location: Black Rock, NV
Burning Man 2016 Dates: August 28-September 5
Burning Man 2016 Lineup: N/A
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Camp Bisco

Inception: 1999
Location: Mariaville, NY
Camp Bisco 2016 Dates: July 14-16
Camp Bisco 2016 Lineup: The Disco Biscuits, Odesza, Big Grizmatik, Lotus, and more…
Camp Bisco 2015 Lineup: The Disco Biscuits, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, STS9, Big Gigantic…
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Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

Inception: 1999
Location: Indio, CA
Coachella 2017 Dates: April 14-16 | April 21-23
Coachella 2017 Lineup: TBA
Coachella 2016 Lineup: Guns N’ Roses, LCD Soundsystem, Sia, Ice Cube, Ellie Goulding, and more…
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Desert Trip

Inception: 2016
Location: Indio, CA
Desert Trip 2016 Dates: October 7-9
Desert Trip 2016 Lineup: The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters, The Who
Desert Trip 2015 Lineup: N/A
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Electric Daisy Carnival New York

Inception: 2012
Location: New York City, NY
Electric Daisy Carnival NY 2017 Dates: TBA
Electric Daisy Carnival NY 2017 Lineup: TBA
Electric Daisy Carnival NY 2016 Lineup:Afrojack, David Guetta, Dillon Francis, Zedd, and more…
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Electric Forest

Inception: 2011
Location: Rothbury, MI
Electric Forest 2016 Dates: June 23-26
Electric Forest 2016 Lineup: The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, Major Lazer, Adventure Club, Baauer, and more…
Electric Forest 2015 Lineup: The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, Skrillex, Kaskade…
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Electric Zoo NYC

Inception: 2009
Location: New York, NY
Electric Zoo 2016 Dates: September 2-4
Electric Zoo 2016 Lineup: Bassnectar, Tiesto, Hardwell, Carnage, Porter Robinson, The Chainsmokers, and more…
Electric Zoo 2015 Lineup: The Chemical Brothers, Above & Beyond, Alesso, 3LAU, Adam Beyer, Adventure Club, Audien…
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Firefly Music Festival

Inception: 2012
Location: Dover, Delaware
Firefly Music Festival 2016 Dates: June 16-19
Firefly Music Festival 2016 Lineup: Mumford & Sons, Kings of Leon, Florence + The Machine, Deadmau5, Ellie Goulding, Disclosure, Blink 182, and more…
Firefly Music Festival 2015 Lineup: Paul McCartney, Kings of Leon, The Killers, Morrissey…
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Free Press Summerfest

Inception: 2009
Location: Houston, TX
Free Press Summerfest 2017 Dates: TBA
Free Press Summerfest 2017 Lineup: TBA
Free Press Summerfest 2016 Lineup: Deadmau5, The National, Modest Mouse, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, and more…
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Gathering of the Vibes

Inception: 1996
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Gathering of the Vibes 2017 Dates: TBA
Gathering of the Vibes 2017 Lineup: TBA
Gathering of the Vibes 2016 Lineup: N/A
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Governors Ball

Inception: 2011
Location: Randall’s Island, NYC
Governors Ball 2017 Dates: June 2-4
Governors Ball 2017 Lineup: TBA
Governors Ball 2016 Lineup: Kanye West, The Strokes, The Killers, Beck, Robyn, and more…
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Hangout Fest

Inception: 2010
Location: Gulf Shores, AL
Hangout Fest 2017 Dates: TBA
Hangout Fest 2017 Lineup: TBA
Hangout Fest 2016 Lineup: The Weeknd, Florence + The Machine, Lenny Kravitz, Alabama Shakes, Haims, and more…
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Levitation Fest

Inception: 2008
Location: Austin, TX
Levitation Fest 2017 Dates: TBA
Levitation Fest 2017 Lineup: TBA
Levitation Fest 2016 Lineup: Brian Wilson Performing Pet Sounds, Animal Collective, Caribou, Flying Lotus, Slowdive, and more…
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Lockn’ Festival

Inception: 2013
Location: Arrington, VA
Lockn’ Festival 2016 Dates: September 8-11
Lockn’ Festival 2016 Lineup: Phish, My Morning Jacket, Ween, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Umphrey’s McGee, and more…
Lockn’ Festival 2015 Lineup: Bob Weir, Phil & Friends, Mickey Hart, Anders Osborne, Gov’t Mule, Widespread Panic…
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Lollapalooza

Inception: 1991/2005
Location: Chicago, IL
Lollapalooza 2016 Dates: July 28-31
Lollapalooza 2016 Lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead, J. Cole, and more…
Lollapalooza 2015 Lineup: Paul McCartney, The Weeknd, Alt-J, Metallica, Sam Smith, Florence + The Machine, Bassnectar…
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M – Q

The Meadows Music & Arts Festival

Inception: 2016
Location: Queens, NY
The Meadows 2016 Dates: October 1-2
The Meadows 2016 Lineup: Kanye West, The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper, Kygo, The 1975, and more…
The Meadows 2015 Lineup: N/A
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Movement: Detroit Electronic

Inception: 2000
Location: Detroit, MI
Movement Electronic Music Festival 2017 Dates: TBA
Movement Electronic Music Festival 2017 Lineup: TBA
Movement Electronic Music Festival 2016 Lineup: Kraftwerk-3-D, Adam Beyer, Maceo Plex, and more…
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Mysteryland USA

Inception: 2014
Location: Bethel, NY
Mysteryland USA 2017 Dates: TBA
Mysteryland USA 2017 Lineup: TBA
Mysteryland USA 2016 Lineup: Odesza, Skrillex, Bassnectar, The Chainsmokers, Zeds Dead, and more…
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Newport Folk Festival

Inception: 1959
Location: Newport, RI
Newport Folk Festival 2016 Dates: July 22-24
Newport Folk Festival 2016 Lineup: Flight of the Conchords, Father John Misty, Norah Jones, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, and more…
Newport Folk Festival 2015 Lineup: Roger Waters, Bob Dylan All-Star Tribute, Courtney Barnett, Sturgill Simpson, Haunt the House…
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North Coast Music Festival

Inception: 2009
Location: Chicago, IL
North Coast Music Festival 2016 Dates: September 2-4
North Coast Music Festival 2016 Lineup: Odesza, Bassnectar, Zedd, Logic, Grouplove, and more…
North Coast Music Festival 2015 Lineup: Atmosphere, Booka Shade, Chemical Brothers, Chromeo, D’Angelo and The Vanguard, Dirty Dozen Brass Band…
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Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival

Inception: 2016
Location: Okeechobee, FL
Okeechobee Festival Dates 2017: TBA
Okeechobee Festival Lineup 2017: TBA
Okeechobee Festival Lineup 2016
: Mumford & Sons, Bonobo, Skrillex, Kendrick Lamar, The Avett Brothers, and more…
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Outside Lands

Inception: 2008
Location: San Francisco, CA
Outside Lands 2016 Dates: August 5-7
Outside Lands 2016 Lineup: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Lionel Richie, Lana Del Rey, J. Cole, and more…
Outside Lands 2015 Lineup: Elton John, Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Sam Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Wilco…
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Panorama Festival

Inception: 2016
Location: Randall’s Island, NY
Panorama Festival 2016 Dates: July 22-24
Panorama Festival 2016 Lineup: Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Alabama Shakes, Major Lazer, and more…
Panorama Festival 2015 Lineup: N/A
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Peach Music Festival

Inception: 2012
Location: Scranton, PA
Peach Music Festival 2016 Dates: August 11-14
Peach Music Festival 2016 Lineup: Trey Anastasio Band, Gregg Allman, The String Cheese Incident, The Claypool Lennon Delirium, and more…
Peach Music Festival 2015 Lineup: Gregg Allman, Santana, Bob Weir + Billy & The Kids, Willie Nelson & Family, Warren Haynes…
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R – Z

Sasquatch!

Inception: 2002
Location: George, WA
Sasquatch 2017 Dates: TBA
Sasquatch 2017 Lineup: TBA
Sasquatch 2016 Lineup: The Cure, Florence + The Machine, Disclosure, Alabama Shakes, Major Lazer, and more…
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Shaky Knees

Inception: 2013
Location: Atlanta, GA
Shaky Knees 2017 Dates: TBA
Shaky Knees 2017 Lineup: TBA
Shaky Knees 2016 Lineup: Florence + The Machine, My Morning Jacket, Jane’s Addiction, At The Drive-In, The 1975, and more…
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South by Southwest (SXSW)

Inception: 1987
Location: Austin, TX
SXSW 2017 Dates: TBA
SXSW 2017 Lineup: TBA
SXSW 2016 Lineup: A$AP Ferg, Into It. Over It., Ray Lamontagne, Bleachers, AlunaGeorge, and more…
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Summer Camp

Inception: 2001
Location: Chillicothe, IL
Summer Camp 2017 Dates: TBA
Summer Camp 2017 Lineup: TBA
Summer Camp 2016 Lineup: moe., Umphrey’s McGee, STS9, Thievery Corporation, Emancipator, and more…
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Summerfest Milwaukee

Inception: 1968
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Summerfest Milwaukee 2016 Dates: June 29-July 3 | July 5-10
Summerfest Milwaukee 2016 Lineup: Def Leppard, Sting and Peter Gabriel, Weezer, Panic! At The Disco, Luke Bryan, and more…
Summerfest Milwaukee 2015 Lineup: The Rolling Stones, Weird Al, Ed Sheeran, Keith Urban, Kendrick Lamar, Neil Young, Zac Brown Band…
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Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Inception: 1974
Location: Telluride, CO
Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2016 Dates: June 16-19
Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2016 Lineup: Sam Bush Band, Neil Finn, Emmylou Harris, John Prine, Telluride House Band, and more…
Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2015 Lineup: Sam Bush Band, Yonder Mountain String Band, John Butler Trio, Leftover Salmon, Lake Street Dive, Greensky Bluegrass, Trampled by Turtles
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Ultra

Inception: 1999
Location: Miami, FL
Ultra Music Festival 2017 Dates: TBA
Ultra Music Festival 2017 Lineup: TBA
Ultra Music Festival 2016 Lineup: Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, Avicii, Caribou, Carlcox, and more…
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UTOPiAfest

Inception: 2009
Location: Utopia, TX
UTOPiAfest 2016 Dates: September 29-October 2
UTOPiAfest 2016 Lineup: TBA
UTOPiAfest 2015 Lineup: Explosions in the Sky, Leftover Salmon, Tune-Yards, RJD2, Charles Bradley, Of Montreal, and more…
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Vans Warped Tour

Inception: 1995
Location: Various locations throughout the U.S.
Vans Warped Tour 2016 Dates: June 17-August 8
Vans Warped Tour 2016 Lineup: New Found Glory, Reel Big Fish, Sum 41, Good Charlotte, and more…
Vans Warped Tour 2015 Lineup: Bless the Fall, Matchbook Romance, Riff Raff, Splitbreed, Asking Alexandria, Crossfaith, and more…
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Voodoo Experience

Inception: 2005
Location: New Orleans, LA
Voodoo Festival 2016 Dates: October 28-30
Voodoo Festival 2016 Lineup: Tool, Arcade Fire, The Weeknd, G-Eazy, The Chainsmokers, and more…
Voodoo Festival 2015 Lineup: Florence and the Machine, Jack U, Modest Mouse, Alesso, Girl Talk, Jason Isbell, Gerard Way, Yelawolf…
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Wakarusa

Inception: 2004
Location: Ozark, AK
Wakarusa 2016 Dates: N/A
Wakarusa 2016 Lineup: N/A
Wakarusa 2015 Lineup: Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Major Lazer, The Roots, Thievery Corporation, Hermitude, STS9, Umphrey’s McGee, Slightly Stoopid, Chance the Rapper, Rebelution, and more…
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Woodchuck Ciderstock Festival

Inception: 2014
Location: Middlebury, VT
Woodchuck Ciderstock 2016 Dates: August 20
Woodchuck Ciderstock 2016 Lineup: Sublime with Rome, Dirty Heads, Wild Adriactic, Villanelles, and more…
Woodchuck Ciderstock 2015 Lineup: Cage the Elephant, New Politics, Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul Band, Madaila…
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