Tool, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nine Inch Nails to headline some of 2017 hottest festivals!

With spring just around the corner, another exciting year of music festivals is about to begin. Bonnaroo, Summerfest, Panorama, and Boston Calling are just some of the festivals to announce their lineups. The festivals are full of big, headlining acts; Frank Ocean, U2, Beyonce, Radiohead, The Weekend, Chance The Rapper, Wu-Tang-Clan, A Tribe Called Quest,The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tool and Nice Inch Nails (who are set to play more than two different festivals this summer).

Here are the lineups and information on some of our favorites!



One of the biggest and more successful festivals held in Indio, California, Coachella has a little bit of everything for everyone. The three day music and crafts festival, has a great mix of genres from Rock-Alternative to Rap and Soul.

For more information check out their website here.



New England Metal & Hardcore Festival XIX

In their 19th year, the New England Metal and Hardcore festival has become the event that bands want to play. The small event that started back in 1999 has become the corner stone for metal/heavy/thrash/death metal and hardcore punk bands to play. This year will be not be any different, with a fantastic line up with more still waiting to be announced.

For more information check out their website here.




Boston Calling

The festival that has taken over the city of Boston for the past four years, held right in the heart of the city. From the looks of this years lineup, the festival is getting bigger and better. For the first time,  Boston Calling will be held at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston MA. This years line up is truly exciting one, with a wide array of music.

For more information check out their website here.



Governors Ball

For the love of music, art, and food-The Governors Ball is back for their 7th year of great music. With a more contemporary feel and a primary focus on music, their four stages will be filled with artists from all genres of music. The festival will take place on Randall’s Island Park in New York. The Governors Ball promises to be a good time for everyone.

For more information check out their website here.



Bunbury Music Festival

Taking place along the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, the Bunbury Music Festival will host over 40 main top artists and tons of local bands. Rock alternative and hip hop genres will be well represented in their 3 day festival.

For more information check out their website here.




Thousands of happy campers will fill the Tennessee woods for one of the largest festivals in the country. Every year Bonnaroo showcases over 150 bands on over 10 stages for their 4 day festival. Art exhibits, hundreds of food vendors and tons of activities -this years Bonnaroo will be amazing!

For more information check out their website here.




Celebrating their 50th Anniversary, Summerfest 2017 isn’t only a celebration of their history as one of the longest running music festivals in the world, but also what the festival offers to their community of beloved fans decade after decade. Maybe you saw your first concert here. Or, perhaps you shared an annual tradition of trying the most unique food item with your best friend. Perhaps it’s just the exhilaration of the live music experience that keeps you coming back for more. Whatever you’re favorite Summerfest memory is, there will not be a better time to relive it than at their 50th celebration this year. It is going to be a huge party, and everyone is invited.

For more information check out their website here.



Rock Fest 17

In their 24th year (that is right, 24th) Rock Fest is the true rock experience that no rock fan should miss. People of all ages come together for one common purpose -to congregate with other rock fans from across the world, in a place where rock music still matters. Rock fans have been coming to this festival for over two decades and keep coming back every year, making it the largest rock and camping festival in the country.

For more information check out their website here.



Chicago Open Air

In their second year, Chicago’s Open Air festival looks to be better than their previous year. Music, craft beer and gourmet food will indulge rock fans alike for 3 days of music -from classic rock bands to new age rock/metal.

For more information check out their website here.




Taking place in Randalls Island Park, New York, the Panorama festival provides a great combination of music during their 3 day festival. The festival will also feature The Labb, a museum-quality exhibition space and a massive 360 dome theater. The theater will interactively display the work of New York based artists, providing an experience like no other.

For more information check out their website here.



Are you attending any (or all!) of these festivals? Let us know why and which bands you are excited to see? If you are planning to attend, remember to always be kind to fellow concert goers and don’t forget to drink plenty of water! Be safe and don’t forget to share your experience with us and hashtag your festival pics! #rockstarculture



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