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Top Music Festivals in 2015

ARISE Music Festival

Inception: 2013
Location: Loveland, CO
ARISE Festival 2015 Dates: August 7-9
ARISE Festival 2015 Lineup: TBA
ARISE Festival 2014 Lineup: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Xavier Rudd, Keller & The Keels, Quixotic, Greensky Bluegrass, Toubab Krewe, and more…

Bottle Rock

Inception: 2013
Location: Napa Valley, CA
Bottle Rock 2015 Dates: May 29-31
Bottle Rock 2015 Lineup: Imagine Dragons, No Doubt, Robert Plant, The Avett Brothers, Foster the People, Passion Pit, and more…
Bottle Rock 2014 Lineup: The Cure, Outkast, Eric Church, Weezer, The Fray, LL Cool J, Heart.


Inception: 2004
Location: Ozark, AK
Wakarusa 2015 Dates: June 4-7
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…
Wakarusa 2014 Lineup: String Cheese Incident, BASSNECTAR, The Flaming Lips, STS9, Umphrey’s Mcgee, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Michael Franti & Spearhead, John Butler Trio

Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Inception: 1974
Location: Telluride, CO
Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2015 Dates: June 18-21
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, and more…
Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2014 Lineup: Sam Bush Band, Bela Fleck & the Colorado Symphony, Brandi Carlile, Yonder Mountain String Band, Andrew Bird & the Hands of Glory, The Del McCoury Band, Leftover Salmon, Keller Williams

Electric Forest

Inception: 2011
Location: Rothbury, MI
Electric Forest 2015 Dates: June 25-28
Electric Forest 2015 Lineup: The String Cheese Incident, Bassnectar, Skrillex, Kaskade, Flume, Big Gigantic
Electric Forest 2014 Lineup: String Cheese Incident, STS9, Zedd, Ms Lauryn Hill, Matt and Kim, EOTO, cut/copy, Flying Lotus, Zeds Dead, The Glitch Mob, Anders Osborne, Stephen Marley, and more…

Governors Ball

Inception: 2011
Location: Randall’s Island, NYC
Governor’s Ball 2015 Dates: June 5 – 7
Governor’s Ball 2015 Lineup: Drake, Florence + The Machine, Deadmau5, The Black Keys, Lana Del Rey, My Morning Jacket, Bjork, Ryan Adams, and more…
Governor’s Ball 2014 Lineup: Outkast, Jack White, Vampire Weekend, The Strokes, Phoenix, Skrillex, Interpol, Disclosure, Earl Sweatshirt, and more…

Gathering of the Vibes

Inception: 1996
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Gathering of the Vibes 2015 Dates: July 30-August 2
Gathering of the Vibes 2015 Lineup: TBA
Gathering of the Vibes 2014 Lineup: Widespread Panic, John Fogerty, The Disco Biscuits with Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, moe., Umphrey’s McGee, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Slightly Stoopid, Ziggy Marley, Maceo Parker, Dumpstaphunk, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Dark Star Orchestra, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Leftover Salmon, and more…

Summer Camp

Inception: 2001
Location: Chillicothe, IL
Summer Camp 2015 Dates: May 22-24
Summer Camp 2015 Lineup: moe., Umphrey’s McGee, Steve Miller Band, Widespread Panic, STS9, Big Gigantic, John Butler Trio, and more…
Summer Camp 2014 Lineup: Moe., Umphrey’s McGee, Trey Anastasio Band, BASSNECTAR, Primus, EOTO, Keller Williams, Beats Antique, and more…

Camp Bisco

Inception: 1999
Location: Mariaville, NY
Camp Bisco 2015 Dates: TBA
Camp Bisco 2015 Lineup: TBA
Camp Bisco 2014 Lineup: N/A

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

Inception: 1999
Location: Indio, CA
Coachella 2015 Dates: 4/10-12 | 4/17-19
Coachella 2015 Lineup: ACDC, Interpol, Steely Dan, Drake, Florence + The Machines, Jack White, Tame Impala, and more…
Coachelle 2014 Lineup: Outkast, Muse, Arcade Fire, The Knife, Queens of the Stone Age, Beck, The Replacements, Skrillex, Calvin Harris

Austin City Limits

Inception: 2002
Location: Austin, TX
Austin City Limits 2015 Dates: 10/2-4 | 10/9-11
Austin City Limits 2015 Lineup: TBA
Austin City Limits 2014 LineupEminem, Pearl Jam, Outkast, Skrillex, Beck, Calvin Harris, Lana del Rey, Lorde, Foster the People, The Replacements, Zedd, Major Lazer, The Avett Brothers, Spoon, and more…


Inception: 2002
Location: Manchester, TN
Bonnaroo 2015 Dates: 6/11-14
Bonnaroo 2015 Lineup: Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5, Kendrick Lamar, Florence + The Machine, Robert Plant, My Morning Jacket, and more…
Bonnaroo 2014 Lineup: Elton John, Lionel Richie, Jack White, Kanye West, Vampire Weekend, The Avett Brothers.


Inception: 1991/2005
Location: Chicago, IL
Lollapalooza 2015 Dates: 7/31-8/2
Lollapalooza 2015 Lineup: TBA
Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup: Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, Zedd, Lorde, Outkast, Calvin Harris, Foster the People, and more…

Electric Zoo NYC

Inception: 2009
Location: New York, NY
Electric Zoo 2015 Dates: 9/4-6
Electric Zoo 2015 Lineup: TBA
Electric Zoo 2014 Lineup: David Guetta, Dada Life, Nicky Romero, Armin Van Buurin, Zedd, Knife Party, Laidback Luke, Kaskade, Alesso, and more…


Inception: 2002
Location: George, WA
Sasquatch 2015 Dates: 5/22-25
Sasquatch 2015 Lineup: Kendrick Lamar, Lana Del Rey, Modest Mouse, Robert Plant, Ryan Adams, and more… 
Sasquatch 2014 Lineup: Outkast, The National, Queens of the Stone Age, M.I.A., Foster the People, Kid Cudi, Haim, Neko Case, Foals, Major Lazer, Cut Copy, Die Antwoord, Elbow, Violent Femmes


Inception: 1999
Location: Miami, FL
Ultra Music Festival 2015 Dates: 3/27-29
Ultra Music Festival 2015 Lineup: Adam Beyer, Afrojack, Alesso, Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Axwell, Bassnectar, Skrillex, Steve Aoki, and more…
Ultra Music Festival 2014 Lineup: Diplo, Armin van Buuren, Flosstradamus, Just Blaze, Afrojack, Tiesto, M.I.A., Basement Jaxx, cut/copy, Dizzee Rascal

Voodoo Experience

Inception: 2005
Location: New Orleans, LA
Voodoo Festival 2015 Dates:  10/30-11/1
Voodoo Festival 2015 Lineup: TBA
Voodoo Festival 2014 Lineup: Foo Fighters, OutKast, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex, Slayer, Death from Above 1979, Rise Against, Zedd, Pretty Lights

Newport Folk Festival

Inception: 1959
Location: Newport, RI
Newport Folk Festival 2015 Dates: 7/24-7/26
Newport Folk Festival 2015 Lineup: TBA
Newport Folk Festival 2014 Lineup : Jenny Lewis, Shovels & Rope, Mavis Staples, Houndmouth, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and more…

South by Southwest (SXSW)

Inception: 1987
Location: Austin, TX
SXSW 2015 Dates: 3/17-22
SXSW 2015 Lineup: The Dodos, Jessie Ware, The Pop Group, Three Oh Sees, Carl Barat and The Jackals, Ben Kweller, Pharmakon, and more…
SXSW 2014 Lineup: Eliza Doolittle, The Devil Makes Three, Los Lonely Boys, London Grammar, Hopsin, DeLorean, and more…


Inception: 1971
Location: Seattle, WA
Bumbershoot 2015 Dates: TBA
Bumbershoot 2015 Lineup: TBA
Bumbershoot 2014 Lineup: Wu-Tang Clan, Foster the People, J. Cole, Elvis Costello, Panic! at the Disco, Schoolboy Q, The Dismemberment Plan, Bootsy Collins, and more…

Levitation Fest (formerly Austin Psych Fest)

Inception: 2008
Location: Austin, TX
Austin Psych Fest 2015 Dates: 5/8 – 5/10
Austin Psych Fest 2015 Lineup: The Flaming Lips, Tame Impala, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Spiritualized, Primal Scream, The Black Angels, Three Oh Sees, and more…
Austin Psych Fest 2014 Lineup: The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Loop, The Dandy Warhols, The Black Angels, The Zombies, Horrors, Panda Bear, and more…

Burning Man

Inception: 1986
Location: Black Rock, NV
Burning Man 2015 Dates: 8/30 – 9/7

Outside Lands

Inception: 2008
Location: San Francisco, CA
Outside Lands 2015 Dates: 8/7-8/9
Outside Lands 2015 Lineup: TBA
Outside Lands 2014 Lineup: Kanye West, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Tiesto, Disclosure, Death Cab for Cutie, Arctic Monkeys, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

CMJ Marathon

Inception: 2002
Location: New York City, NY
CMJ Marathon 2015 Dates: TBA
CMJ Marathon 2015 Lineup: TBA
CMJ Marathon 2014 Lineup: TBA

Movement: Detroit Electronic

Inception: 2000
Location: Detroit, MI
Movement Electronic Music Festival 2015 Dates: 5/23-5/25
Movement Electronic Music Festival 2015 Lineup: Annie Hall, Art Department, Eats Everything, Disclosure, Soul Clap, Griz, and more.
Movement Electronic Music Festival 2014 Lineup: Action Bronson, DJ 3000, Loco Dice, Baauer, Bonobo, Just Blaze, Claude Vonstroke, Boys Noize, Flosstradamus, and more…

Electric Daisy Carnival New York

Inception: 2012
Location: New York City, NY
Electric Daisy Carnival NY 2015 Dates: 5/23-24
Electric Daisy Carnival NY 2015 Lineup: TBA
Electric Daisy Carnival NY 2014 Lineup: Bassnectar, Art Department, Adam Beyer, Afrojack, Tiesto, Hardwell, Adventure Club

Summerfest Milwaukee

Inception: 1968
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Summerfest Milwaukee 2015 Dates: 6/24-28 | 6/30-7/5
Summerfest Milwaukee 2015 Lineup: TBA
Summerfest Milwaukee 2014 Lineup: Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Dave Matthews band, Zac Brown Band, Motley Crue, and more…

North Coast Music Festival

Inception: 2009
Location: Chicago, IL
North Coast Music Festival 2015 Dates: TBA
North Coast Music Festival 2015 Lineup: TBA
North Coast Music Festival 2014 Lineup: Snoop Dogg, Bassnectar, STS9, Kid Cudi, Little Dragon, Dr. Dog, Action Bronson, Future Islands, Wild Belle

Free Press Summerfest

Inception: 2009
Location: Houston, TX
Free Press Summerfest 2015 Dates: 6/6-7
Free Press Summerfest 2015 Lineup: TBA
Free Press Summerfest 2014 Lineup: Jack White, Vampire Weekend, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Wu-Tang Clan, Zedd, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Deftones, Cage The Elephant, Big Gigantic, and more…

Vans Warped Tour

Inception: 1995
Location: Various locations throughout the U.S.
Vans Warped Tour 2015 Dates: 6/17 – 8/8
Vans Warped Tour 2015 Lineup: Bless the Fall, Matchbook Romance, Riff Raff, Splitbreed, Asking Alexandria, Crossfaith, and more…
Vans Warped Tour 2014 Lineup: Yellowcard, Anberlin, Less Than Jake, The Devil Wears Prada, Saves the Day, Teenage Bottlerocket

Upcoming Festivals

Aspen, CO
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Ann Arbor, MI
Traverse City, MI
Traverse City, MI
Kankakee, IL
Westminster, MD
Westcliffe, CO
Oak Hill, NY
Columbus, OH
Tulsa, OK
Port Townsend, WA
Maquoketa, IA
Port Townsend, WA
Mountain Home, ID
Thornton, NH
Brooklyn, CT
Marion, NC
Schwenksville, PA
Tehachapi, CA
Minneapolis, MN
Brooklyn, NY
Wichita, KS
Wichita, KS
Pagosa Springs, CO
Saint Georges, DE
San Mateo, CA
Columbia, SC
San Mateo, CA
Louisville, CO

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