Festivals to catch this Summer!


With Rock On The Range, Coachella, Northern Invasion and Bonnaroo behind us; makes us think, could it get any better? And with this Summer Festivals the answer is yes. Let’s take a look a some of our top picks!


Laconia Fest – Motorcycle Music Festival

“Live Free or Die” is New Hampshire’s motto, and no one embraces that more than bikers all across the country. The Laconia Fest during bike week, looks to be the perfect way to kick off your Summer plans. So get on your bike and ride up for a beer and great music. With headline performances from Steven Tyler, Buckcherry, Ted Nugent, Sevendust, Bret Michaels and Fuel. The festival hits Laconia, New Hampshire June 9th through June 19th.

Please check out their website for more info on this event!





Firefly Music Festival

The Firefly Music Festival combines Alternative Rock and Pop with some of today’s hottest acts hitting their stage. With headline performances from Florence and The Machine, Munford and Sons, Blink 182, Kings of Leon and Ludacris. The Festival hits Delaware June 16th through the 19th.

Please check out their website for more info on this event!




Forecastle Music Festival

Mix Bars with Lounges, Local art, poster shows with great music, and you have The Forecastle Music Festival.  With headline performances from Alabama Shakes, the Avett Brothers, Ryan Adams and Death Cab For Cutie. The festival hits Louisville, Kentucky July 15th though the 17th.

Please check out their website for more info on this event!



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Rock Fest

The name says it all, Rock Fest! This years line up is no exception to the rule and have brought together some of the hardest acts in Rock today. With headline performances from Slipknot, Hollywood Vampires, Alice In Chains, Marilyn Manson, Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin and Rise Against. Making this one not to miss! The festival hits Cadott, Wisconsin July 14th through July 16th.

Please check out their website for more info on this event!




Chicago Open Air

So, you didn’t get to go to Rock On The Range and you are not near Wisconsin to attend Rock Fest. Maybe you are near Chicago to attend their Chigago Open Air Festival! Rock and Metal bands collide, making this one of the hottest Rock Festivals of the year . Just look at the line up for their 3 day festival! With headline performances from Rammstein, Chevelle, Ministry, Disturbed, Korn, Breaking Benjamin, Slipknot, Five Finger Death Punch and Marilyn Manson; makes this a festival not to be missed if you are in the Chicago area! The festival hits Bridgeview, Illinois July 15th though the 17th.

Please check out their website for more info on this event!



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Promo West Fest

This years Promo West Festival promises to have something for everyone. Combining top Hip Hop acts with Alternative Pioneers, has made it for a very exciting line up! With headline performances from Snoop Dogg, Brand New, Walk The Moon, Modest Mouse, LL Cool J, Tears For Fears and Ryan Adams. The festival hits Columbus, Ohio July 15th through the 17th.

Please check out their website for more info on this event!






If you missed this years Coachella, don’t worry because the Panorama Music Festival may have the fix for you! Brought to you by the same group that put together Coachella, the Panorama Music Festival brings to the North East Coast some of the same acts, from Hip Hop to Rock, Alternative and Funk, this festival may be exactly what you are looking for. With headline performances from Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes, Schoolboy Q and the National. The festival hits Randall’s Island, New York July 22nd through 23rd.

Please check out their website for more information on this event!




Lost Highway Festival

Southern California largest motorcycle show and concert is coming back this year and is bigger than ever. Bikers all alike will ride out into the sunset for this one, and if they don’t, they should! This years show promises to be bigger than ever before. With headline performances from Brantley Gilbert, Social Distortion, Eagles Of Death Metal, Justin More, Chevy Metal and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. The festival hits the Glen Ellen Pavilion, San Bernardino California July 23rd.

Please check out their website for more info on this event!





Lollapalooza 2016

Celebrating 25 years of bringing top acts in music to their fans. Bringing back heavy hitters like The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Radiohead, together with veterans Jane’s Addition, and newcomers The 1975, Lollapalooza 2016 promises to be this Summers hottest event to attend. Their fourth day line up aims to please and it delivers! With headline performances from Lana Del Rey, J. Cole, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, Future, Jane’s Addiction, LCD Soundsystem and Mac Miller to name a few. The festival hits Grant Park, Chicago July 28th through 31st.

Please check out their website for more info on this event!



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Other Worthy Mentions include Xponential Music FestivalNewport Folk FestivalRise Above Fest and The Werk Out Music & Arts Festival.

So this Summer looks to be amazing! Don’t miss theses festivals if they come to a town near you. And since it is Summer, don’t forget to stay hydrated, remember the suns screen and always be safe.


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