5 Summer Music Festivals You Absolutely Can’t Miss

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Summer may not officially start until June 21, but for us the season really kicks off with Memorial Day weekend — if only because it marks the beginning of some amazing music festivals!

With performers like Kanye West, Imagine Dragons, Tiesto, and more making the rounds, there’s a little something for everyone on the festival circuit this year.

So grab some friends, sunscreen, and your favorite pair of sunglasses, and hit the road to enjoy a few days of good tunes, performances, and the always-interesting festival culture.

Mark your calendar now—from Tennessee to Las Vegas, here are five can’t-miss summer music festivals:

1. Governors Ball

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Where: New York, New York
When: June 6-8
Lineup: OutKast, Jack White, The Strokes, Skrillex, Vampire Weekend, J. Cole, Phoeniz, Interpol, Discolure are performing.
More info here.


2. Bonnaroo

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Where: Manchester, Tennessee
When : June 12-15
Lineup: Kanye West, Jack White, Elton John, Lionel Richie, Skrillex, Arctic Monkeys, Vampire Weekend, and more are performing.
More info here.


3. Firefly Music Festival

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Where: Dover, Delaware
When: June 19-22
Lineup: The Lumineers, Foo Fighters, OutKast, Pretty Lights, Jack Johnson, Imagine Dragons, Arctic Monkeys, and Weezer are performing.
More info here.


4. Electric Daisy Carnival


Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
When: June 20-22
Lineup: The lineup hasn’t been announced yet, but huge acts like Tiesto, Avicii, and Calvin Harrisperformed last year. Check back for updates.
More info here.


5. Lollapalooza


Where: Chicago, Illinois
When: August 1-3
Lineup: Lorde, Kings of Leon, Eminem, OutKast, , Skrillex, Calvin Harris, Nas, Childish Gambino, and Arctic Monkeys are all performing.
More info here.


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