5 Music Festivals You Should Put on Your Bucket List
As festival season is approaching, we have a list of the top music festivals that you should put on your bucket list. Here are all the details you need to know about Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Austin City Limits, and Ultra Music Festival.
Ultra Music Festival
Location: Bayfront Park, Miami, Florida
Dates: March 24-26, 2017
Ultra Music Festival (UMF) is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that takes place during March in the city of Miami, Florida. One of the most in-demand electronic festivals anywhere on the planet, UMF sets the dance world alight year after year. The very best DJs around unite with incredible crowds to transform the heart of Miami into a full-throttle dancefloor, while the springtime sun streams down on three days of house, progressive house, underground techno, and bass.
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
Location: Empire Polo Club, Indio, California
Dates: April 14-16, 2017 & - April 21-23, 2017
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is an annual music and arts festival held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, located in the Inland Empire's Coachella Valley, in the Colorado Desert. Coachella comprises some of the world’s most famous artists and bands and awesome art installations. It always takes place two weekends of every April, and the music fest is played out across five main stages: the Coachella Stage, Outdoor Theatre, Gobi Tent, Mojave Tent, and the Sahara Tent. The festival is very eclectic, with a huge range of genres including rock, indie, hip-hop, and electronica.
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
Location: Manchester, Tennessee
Dates: June 8-11, 2017
The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is an annual four-day music festival developed and produced by Superfly Presents and AC Entertainment. The Bonnaroo festival site is a beautiful 700-acre farm, located in Manchester, TN, about 60 miles southeast of Nashville and 40 miles northwest of Chattanooga. Once a year, the farm becomes Tennessee’s 7th largest city almost overnight. Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival features a diverse lineup of acts every year with 10+ stages showcasing more than 130 bands.
Location: Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois
Dates: August 3-6, 2017
Lollapalooza festival started as a touring music festival in 1991 by Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, Lolla has become a definitively unique music experience. Today Lollapalooza takes place in Chicago, Illinois with 8 stages, and 170+ bands from all over the world, every Lolla lineup makes everyone’s hand wave, heads nod, and crowds holler.
Austin City Limits
Location: Zilker Park, Austin, Texas
Dates: October 6-8, 2017 & October 13-15, 2017
Austin City Limits (ACL) Festival takes place in Austin, Texas and features a diverse lineup of acts every year with 8 stages, more than 110 bands and takes place on two weekends in October. Austin City Limits is a music performance television show that appears weekly on PBS.
All of these music festivals have changed the way that music is experienced, which one will be the one to change you?