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The Biggest and Best Music Festivals of Summer 2018

Start counting down the days!

It’s that time of year again! You may still be wearing your parka, but it’s never too early to start planning your summer music festival pilgrimages. We’ll keep this page updated with all the best lineups in North America, from Montreal to Napa Valley. Mark your calendars…


WHEN: August 2 – August 5, 2018

WHERE: Chicago, Illinois

WHO: The Weeknd, Bruno Mars,  Travis Scott, Dua Lipa, Camila Cabello, Gucci Mane Vampire Weekend, Odesza, Logic, Post Malone, Khalid, Lil Uzi Vert, Portugal. the Man, CHVRCHES, St. Vincent and more.

Mo Pop Festival

WHEN: July 18 – July 29, 2018

WHERE: Detroit, Michigan

WHO: Bon Iver, The National, Portugal the Man, St. Vincent, Vince Staples,  Daniel Caesar, Billie Eilish, Alvvays and more.

Here for this.

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WHEN:  July 27 – July 27, 2018

WHERE: New York City, New York

WHO: The Weeknd, Janet Jackson, The Killers, Migos, Father John Misty, SZA, Cardi B, Gucci Mane, The XX, The War on Drugs, Fleet Foxes, Daniel Caesar and more.

Come hang ?

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Hangout Music Fest

WHEN:  May 18 – May 20, 2018

WHERE: Gulf Shores, Alabama

WHO: The Killers, The Chainsmokers, Kendrick Lamar, Zedd, Portugal. the Man, Halsey, Logic, St. Vincent, Odesza, SZA and more.

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WHEN:  April 13 – April 15 and April 20 – April 23, 2018

WHERE: Indio, CA

WHO: The Weeknd, Beyoncé, Eminem, SZA, HAIM, Kygo, Vince Staples, ODESZA, Migos, Cardi B, Miguel, Daniel Caesar, Kali Uchis, Tyler, the Creator, Post Malone, Fleet Foxes, BØRNS, Jorja Smith, Alvvays, King Krule, French Montana and more.

Governors Ball Music Festival

WHEN:  June 1 – June 3, 2018

WHERE: New York City, New York

WHO: Eminem, Jack White, Travis Scott, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Halsey, N.E.R.D, Khalid, Chvrches, The Gaslight Anthem, Post Malone, Diplo and Mark Ronson (AKA Silk City), Lil Uzi Vert, Maggie Rogers, Russ, 6lack, DRAM, 2 Chainz, Vic Mensa and more.

Bottlerock Napa Valley

WHEN:  May 25 – May 27, 2018

WHERE: Napa Valley, California

WHO: Bruno Mars, The Killers, Muse, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Snoop Dogg and more.

2018 Daily Lineup is here! ? this lineup goes DEEP! (Link in our story & bio)

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WHEN:  June 7 – June 8, 2018

WHERE: Manchester, Tennesse

WHO: Eminem, The Killers, Muse, Future, Bon Iver, Khalid, Paramore, Kaskade, Dua Lipa and more.

Tickets on sale Saturday 10am PST #Sasquatch2018

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Sasquatch! Music Festival

WHEN:  May 25 – May 27, 2018

WHERE: The Gorge, Washington

WHO: Bon Iver, The National, Modest Mouse, David Byrne, Tyler, the Creator, Ray Lamontagne, Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals, Spoon, Grizzly Bear and more.

Field Trip

WHEN:  June 2 – June 3, 2018

WHERE: Toronto, Ontario

WHO: Metric, Yeah Yeah Yeah, Damian ‘ Jr, Gong’ Marley, Bahamas, Alvvays, Allan Rayman, Japandroids and more.

Festival d’été de Québec

WHEN:  July 5 – July 15, 2018

WHERE: Quebec City, Quebec

WHO: The Weeknd, Lorde, Shawn Mendes, Neil Young, Future, Beck, Dave Matthews Band, The Chainsmokers and more.


WHEN:  August 3 – August 5, 2018.

WHERE: Montreal, Quebec

WHO: Arctic Monkeys, Florence and the Machine, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The National, James Blake, St. Vincent, Lykke Li, Travis Scott, Odesza, Rae Sremmurd, Post Malone, Khalid, Dua Lipa, A-Trak, BØRNS and more.

Escapade Music Festival

WHEN:  June 24 – June 24, 2018

WHERE: Ottawa, Ontario

WHO: Alesso, Kaskade, Armin Van Buuren and more.

Fvded in the Park

WHEN: July 6 – July 7, 2018

WHERE: Surrey, BC

WHO: Future, Kaskade, Kygo, Kehlani, Brockhampton and more.

This is #CountryForEveryone. #BVJ2018

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Big Valley Jamboree

WHEN: August 2 – August 8, 2018

WHERE: Camrose, Alberta

WHO: Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Alabama, Brett Eldredge, Dallas Smith and more.

Boots and Hearts

WHEN: August 9 – August 12, 2018

WHERE: Oro-Medonte, Ontario

WHO: Florida Georgia Line, Brett Jackson, Thomas Rhett, Brett Young, Dallas Smith and more.


WHEN: August 9 – August 11, 2018

WHERE: Montreal, QC

WHO: The Chainsmokers, DJ Snake, French Montana, Diplo and more.

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