The Best Summer Music Festivals 2016

Summer, friends and good music!

Festival Season is in full swing! Whether you’re a regular in the music festival world or ready to experience your first one, summer is the perfect time to grab some friends and go! The sun is warm, the drinks are cold and there are so many festivals to choose from. We put together a list of the hottest festivals to hit up this summer.


When: July 2016

Where: Grant Park, Chicago

Who: Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundsystem, J. Cole, Lana Del Ray, Future, Ellie Goulding, Major Lazer, Disclosure, Jane’s Addiction, Flume, G-Easy, The 1975, Haim, M83, Two Door Cinema Club, Halsey, Chris Stapleton, Flosstradamus, Hardwell, Martin Garrix, Grimes, Bastille, Leon Bridges, Bryson Tiller, Miike Snow, Local Natives, Vic Mensa and more.


Hard Summer

When: July 2016

Where: Fontana, California

Who: Icecube, Major Lazer, Dillon Francis, Travis Scott, DJ Mustard, Zeds Dead, Pretty Lights, Porter Robinson, Ty Dolla Sign, Jai Wolf, Flosstradamus, Baauer, Destructo, Madeon, Tchami and more.



When: June – July 2016

Where: Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee

Who: Selena Gomez, Luke Bryan, Sting, Alabama Shakes, Blake Shelton, Def Leppard, DNCE, Kacey Musgraves, Martin Garrix, Willie Nelson, Death Cab for Cutie, Jason Derulo, Fitz and the Tantrums, Nelly, Barenaked Ladies, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Young the Giant, Cheap Trick, Commodores, and more.



When: August 2016

Where: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Who: Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Lionel Richie, Lana Del Rey, J. Cole, Duran Duran, Zedd, Ryan Adams, Major Lazer, Air, Sufjan Stevens, Chance the Rapper, Beach House, Miguel, Halsey, Big Grams (Big Boi + Phantogram), Grimes, Jason Isbell, Miike Snow, Third Eye Blind, Kehlani, The Last Shadow Puppets, Griz, Brandi Carlile, Foals, Vince Staples, Hiatus Kaiyote, Anderson Paak & The Free Nationals, Snakehips, Jack Garratt, and more.


Electric Daisy Carnival

When: June 2016

Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas

Who: The Chainsmokers, W&W, Alesso, Hardwell, Zedd, Kaskade, DJ Snake, Tiesto, Adventure Club, Afrojack, Yellow Claw, Gareth Emery, DVLM, Oliver Heldens, Seven Lions, Dada Life, Jauz, Dash Berlin, Galantis, Magician, Alison Wonderland, Danny Howard, Tchami, and more.


Austin City Limits

When: September – October 2o16

Where: Zilker Park, Austin

Who: Kendrick Lamar, Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Mumford & Sons, Kygo, Willie Nelson, Flume, Chris Stapleton, M83, Haim, Cage the Elephant, Schoolboy Q, Two Door Cinema Club, LL Cool J, Young the Giant, Band of Horses, Local Natives, Foals, Cold War Kids, Miike Snow, Kacey Musgraves, City and Colour, Andrew Bird, Awolnation, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Corinne Bailey Rae, St. Lucia, Jack Garratt, and more.


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