The Top 2013 Summer Music Festivals Coming Up Soon


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A listing of the top 2013 summer music festivals coming up soon, including Electric Forest, Lollapalooza, Bumbershoot, and more.

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The Top 2013 Summer Music Festivals Coming Up Soon

  1. 1. The Top 2013 Summer Music FestivalsComing Up
  2. 2. Firefly Music FestivalTaking place from June 21-23, 2013, in Dover, Delaware, Firefly isa Bonnaroo-level big-time three-day music fest which willfeature major national acts of the likes of The Red Hot ChiliPeppers and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
  3. 3. Electric Daisy CarnivalTaking place from June 21-23, 2013, this yearly event held in LasVegas, Nevada promises to be one of the top electronic dancemusic extravaganzas of the year. Think Armiin Van Buuren,Calvin Harris, and Avicii.
  4. 4. SummerfestSummerfest, taking place in Milwaukee from June 26-30 and July2-7, 2013, will feature a laundry list of artists of the caliber ofMGMT and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
  5. 5. Electric ForestElectric Forest, held from June 27-30, 2013 in Rothbury,Michigan, is a jam-band and electronic music fan’s paradisewhich will feature major festival draws like the String CheeseIncident, Passion Pit, and Pretty Lights.
  6. 6. Essence FestivalThe Essence Festival will be held in New Orleans from July 4-7,2013. It is primarily an R&B and hip-hop festival, and will featureluminaries in urban music such as Beyoncé and Maxwell.
  7. 7. Pitchfork Music FestivalThe Pitchfork Music Festival will be held in Chicago from July 19-21, and will feature genre-spanning artists such as R. Kelly,Bjork, and Toro Y Moi.
  8. 8. What The FestivalWhat The Festival (WTF) is an eclectic electronic music fest heldin Wasco, Oregon, which will take place from July 26-28, 2013.WTF will feature acts such as A-Trak, Purity Ring, and RJD2.
  9. 9. LollapaloozaThe legendary Lollapalooza festival hits Chicago’s Grant Parkfrom August 2-4, 2013, and will feature a lineup including actsof the caliber of NIN, The Killers, and The Cure.
  10. 10. Newport Folk FestivalTaking place from July 26-28, 2013, the Newport Folk Festival,held in Newport, Rhode Island since 1959, will feature popularartists such as Feist, Beck, and Jim James.
  11. 11. Outside LandsOutside Lands, held from August 9-11, 2013 in San Francisco, isa popular music fest will feature major performers like PaulMcCartney, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Phoenix.
  12. 12. Electric ZooElectric Zoo is an electronic music festival held in New York Cityfrom August 31-September 1, 2013, featuring top EDM artistslike Tiesto, Benny Benassi, and Bassnectar.
  13. 13. Made in AmericaMade in America, put on by Budweiser and curated by Jay-Z,will take place in Philadelphia from August 31-September 1,2013, and will feature major acts of various genres such asQueens of the Stone Age, Deadmau5, and Beyoncé.
  14. 14. BumbershootHeld in Seattle from August 31-September 2, 2013,Bumbershoot promises to be a rousing musical experiencefeaturing artists like Death Cab For Cutie, MGMT, and CrystalCastles.
  15. 15. For more helpful party travel tipscheck