10 Music Festivals to Attend This Summer

10 Music Festivals to Attend This Summer

Outside of cultural and architectural travel, music is something I love. Live bands are everything to me. I have musicians in my family and remember going to sleep with my father playing his bass guitar. Coachella is over, but what about the more affordable summer festivals for music lovers? Break out the bodysuits, body paint, crop tops, and mini shorts, here are 10 Music Festivals to attend this summer.

Beach Road Trip (BRT) Weekend

Genre: Soca, Reggae, Dancehall EDM Soca, Zouk, Kompa, Afro Beats
Tickets + More information: BRT Weekend

Best of the Best Music Fest

Genre: Reggae, Dancehall, and Soca
Location: Miami, FL
Tickets + More information: Best of the Best Concert

The Governor’s Ball Music Festival

Genre: Indie rock, Alternative rock, Hip-hop, EDM
Location: Randall’s Island Park, NYC
Tickets + More information: Governor’s Ball Music Festival

 

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Roots Picnic

Genre: Alternative, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, Contemporary, Country, Electronic, Folk, Funk, Hard rock, Metal, Hip-hop, Indie, Jam Band, Jazz, Pop, R&B, Reggae, Rock
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Tickets + More information: Roots Picnic

CURLFEST NYC

Genre: Hip-Hop, R&B, Black Excellence
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Tickets + More information: Curly Girl Collective

Essence Festival

Genre: R&B, Soul, Funk, Gospel, Blues, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Reggae
Location: New Orleans, LA
Tickets + More information: Essence Fest

Lollapalooza

Genre: Alternative rock, punk rock, heavy metal, pop, hip-hop, EDM
Location: Grant Park, Chicago
Tickets + More information: Lollapalooza

Afropunk Fest

Genre: Alternative, Blues, R&B, Hip-hop, Electronic, Rock
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Tickets + More information: AfroPunk Fest Brooklyn

Electric Zoo Festival

Genre: EDM

Location: Randall’s Island Park, NYC

Tickets + More information: Electric Zoo

Budweiser Made In America Fest

Genre: Hip-hop, Rock, Pop, R&B, and EDM
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Tickets + More information: Made in America Fest


From Memorial Day to Labor Day, these are some of the most popular music festivals around the U.S. No matter what genre, there’s something out there for everyone.

See Kez B’s Recap of Made in America 2016 below:


Have you attended any of these music festivals? Which one is your favorite?
10 Music Festivals to Attend This Summer
 

2 thoughts on “10 Music Festivals to Attend This Summer

  1. heyitskaysways says:

    I haven’t been to any of these festivals but between the Governor’s Ball & Made in america I may need to soon

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