As you all are aware, winters are almost over and festival season is in full swing. There is a list of music events that you can’t miss out this season where you can camp onsite for non-stop fun. There will be jostling crowds, mile-long queues, hefty fees, and the relentless struggle to choose between the music festivals.
Gear up to be overwhelmed with the vicious wrestle to find a place near the stage, screaming, unleashing your wild side and talking to your friends above the roaring chaos around you. Music festivals are the ultimate spring and summer events that people worldwide swarm to for a chance to see their favorite artists and dance the day away with their friends. Festivals like Coachella, Lollapaloooza, Burning Man, Electric Daisy or Bonnaroo have attracted a big mass of people over the past several years, and have become known for their massive crowds. Understandably, these festivals aren’t everyone’s cup of tea.
These music events enable festival-goers to have the time of their lives with noisy crowds, good food, fun music, discovering new artists, and spending time with friends. To help find their perfect event, here is a list of the top music festivals in America to help you get started in finding the perfect one for you. Go camping in any of the music festivals and make memorable experience in the best way possible.
Ultra Music Festival
An annual outdoor electronic music festival which was founded in 1999 by Russell Faibisch and Alex Omes and is named after the 1997 Depeche Mode album, Ultra. While you are on your way to this music festival, enjoy the beach feel and rave vibes across the entire city. It will be an amazing experience jumping into a group of shuffling ravers and getting to dance with them while exploring artists of all different genres.
When: Friday, Mar 29 – Sunday, Mar 31, 2019
Where: Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, Florida, United States
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
The Indio desert becomes a fashion statement for the coolest bands watched by chic people and celebrities, selling out fast like hot cakes every year. An event that happens to be in spring season has a party vibe and hippy friendly fun. Popular in music and fashion industry with a variety of food items to choose from. Don’t forget to bring your shades and sunscreen as you’re camping in the desert and would want to avoid getting tanned.
When: April 12-14 and 19-21, 2019
Where: Indio, California, United States, Empire Polo Club
Electric Daisy Carnival
Electric Daisy Carnival, commonly known as EDC Vegas, is an annual fast paced electronic dance music festival with a number of stages to choose from between the times of sunset and dawn with over 400,000 people over the weekend, 200 artists and some of the amazing production. It is the ultimate weekend getaway! Campers will have the privileges to Go-Kart Racing, Pool Parties, re-entry to campsites and music areas, and other activities. Get ready to make memories under the electric sky.
When: Friday, May 17 – Sunday, May 19
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
Lightning in a Bottle
A music festival in the Central Coast region of California by The Do LaB. The event promote sustainability, social cohesion, personal health, and creative expression, known for great music combined with yoga classes and amazing food.
When: Wednesday, May 22 – Monday, May 27, 2019
Where: San Antonio Recreation Area, California, United States
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
It is an annual four day music festival developed and produced by Superfly Presents and AC Entertainment. If you want to have another massive festival on a 700-acre farm with 80,000 people and campers, this festival is your go to place! The lineup is enormous, from Eminem to Muse to Paramore, and oh so much more! The event doesn’t only consist of famous artist but there are comedians to keep things light and funny. Bonnaro is an experienced festival with a history of legendary performances. They always have their unique Bonnaroo Super Jam who could be extremely worth watching this year.
When: Thursday, 13 June - Sunday, 16 June, 2019
Where: Great Stage Park, Tennessee, United States
Firefly Music Festival
Bring your own hammock to hang out in the trees if you want to enjoy and appreciate the emerging artists. It is fun and hip with a wide-range of musical genres.
When: Thursday, Jun 20 – Sunday, Jun 23, 2019
Where: Dover International Speedway, Dover, Delaware, United States
The music festival showcases a beautiful blend of electronic music and jam labeled as Colorado’s Premier Electronic Festival. The event includes beautiful art and highly skilled stage performances, screen mapping, laser work, live paint, wood-working, and this is not it! This small festival is the perfect weekend getaway for ultimate relaxation as this ranch is nested upon the base of a mountain side with scrub oak forests throughout the venue and a bay for chilling during the day time. As the heart of the summer festival season, you can always count on to be crazy yet enjoy relaxing music festival experience.
When: Thursday, Jun 20 – Sunday, Jun 23, 2019
Where: Hummingbird Ranch, Colorado, United States
Electric Forest is a 5 day, one-weekend, multi-genre event with a focus on electronic and jam band genres with freedom of expression. The event debuted their phenomenal back-to-back weekends in the last two consecutive years. The event is known for its relaxed and easy fun going vibe. The event is organized on the spread out ground and one has to hop in between sets to have the full experience. Get ready to discover, acquire, create, and engage with some of the most striking and enlightening people and art.
When: Thursday, Jun 27 – Monday, Jun 30, 2019
Where: Double JJ Resort, Michigan, United States
High Sierra Music Festival
High Sierra Music Festival is a multi-day music festival held each year the weekend of July 4. It is an ultimate musical indulgence on the planet. The festival also includes side show distractions like yoga, kids play area, continuous Frisbee, hula hoops, impromptu jam sessions and a swimming pool.
When: Thursday, Jul 4 – Sunday, Jul 7, 2019
Where: Plumas County Fairgrounds, East Quincy, California, United States
Floyd Fest Voyage Home Festival
FloydFest is a world music and arts festival held annually near Floyd, Virginia. It’s five days of music, magic and mountains, featuring outdoor adventure, vibrant and varied vendors, quality brews and chews, healing arts, workshops, children’s activities, art, and a lineup featuring more than 100 artists on more than eight stages.
When: Wednesday, July 24 – Sunday, July 28, 2019
Where: Rock Castle Gorge Road, Virginia, United States
Lollapalooza is an annual four day music festival with performances not limited to alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and electronic music. The event has also provided a platform for non-profit and political groups and various visual artists.
When: Thursday, 1 August - Monday, 5 August, 2019
Where: Grant Park, Illinois, United States
Burning Man Festival
Burning Man is an annual music festival at Black Rock City in the western United States – a temporary city erected in the Black Rock Desert of northwest Nevada, approximately 100 miles north-northeast of Reno. It was started in 1986 at San Francisco by an artist named Larry Harvey when he made a 9-foot tall (2.7 m) wooden sculpture of a man, and decided to burn it a nearby beach as a bonfire for Summer Solstice. The event is a week-long experiment in temporary community to promote self-reliance and self-expression considered to be one of the most unique gatherings in the world. This event has been a source of inspiration for many people as it is a source of breathtaking art, mind boggling music and big smile on faces.
When: Monday, 26 August - Monday, 2 September, 2019
Where: Black Rock City, LLC
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