Everything You Need to Know About 2017’s Best Summer Music Festivals
Summer is almost here, which means music festival season is upon on us!! Here are a few you should look out for this year.
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ELECTRIC ZOO NYC | New York, NY | September 1-3
This year, Electric Zoo will take over Labor Day weekend, bringing hoards of EDM fans to Randalls Island Park in New York City. Of the 80-plus artists performing at the electronic music fest, over 30 have been announced so far. In addition to the headliners, Electric Zoo announced the additions of Alan Walker, Aly & Fila, Audien, Claptone, Danny Tenaglia, Don Diablo, Drezo, Excision, Gaiser, Henrik Schwarz, Joyryde, Lost Kings, Markus Schulz, Martin Solveig and more. DJ Snake will headline on Friday, September 1st; Above & Beyond will lead the slate on Saturday, September 2nd; deadmau5 and Eric Prydz will deliver back-to-back closing sets on Sunday, September 3rd.
OUTSIDE LANDS| San Francisco, CA | August 11-13
Outside Lands will celebrate their 10th year anniversary in San Francisco’s historic Golden Gate Park. Lorde, Fleet Foxes, Queens of the Stone Age, alt-J, Solange, A Tribe Called Quest, Little Dragon, Belle and Sebastian, The Avett Brothers, Above & Beyond, Tove Lo, Action Bronson and Thundercat join the headliners at the top of this year’s lineup. Rebelution, Dawes, Real Estate, Temples, Warpaint, Khruangbin, Lee Fields & The Expressions and Lawrence are also among the acts confirmed for Outside Lands ’17.
NORTH BY NORTHEAST (NXNE) | Toronto, ON | June 16-25
NXNE will celebrates 23rd anniversary and will takes over Toronto for a 10 day of live music, a comedy festival, and interactive and gaming conference. NXNE’s headline includes Passion Pit, Tyler, the Creator and Post Malone.
FESTIVAL D’éTé de QUEBEC -The Quebec City Summer Festival | Quebec City, QC | July 6-16
The biggest summer event in the province will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year. More than Ten venues including international and new talents from Rock, French song, hip-hop, electro, jazz, classical music and world music will perform in 11 days of the festival.
BASS COAST |Merritt, BC | July 7-10
The sold out independent international exhibition of electronic music and art will showcase talents such as Call Super, Roman Flugel, Paul Woolford, Sango, J.Phlip, Quantic, and Eli Escobar, alongside Canadian talent Project Pablo, Smalltown DJs, The Librarian, and more. The 9th edition of Bass Coast Festival also offers yoga, dance workshops, art installations, and sound design over the 3 days of the festival.
OSHEAGA | Montreal, QC | August 4-6
The annual Music and Art festival has established itself as the most important festival in Canada. The festival takes place at Parc Jean-Drapeau on Montreal’s Saint Helen’s Island, and will presents national and international talents. Canadian R&B star the Weeknd, flamboyant British power trio Muse and old-soul New Zealand singer Lorde have been announced as headliners for the 12th edition of the Osheaga Music and Arts Festival.
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