5 Rad Music Festivals To Explore This Summer

When the weather warms up, it’s time for music festivals.  Live music creates an atmosphere unlike any other, and summer festivals are a place to make unforgettable memories with your friends and family.  

Over the years, several festivals have risen to their prime through the interest of millions of music lovers around the world.  Take a fun and safe road trip with your buddies to camp out for a week, and get closer to your love for music.  

Take a few minutes to check out a short list of the select few festivals that will surely stand out among the rest, and start planning your next road trip today.

Burning Man Festival

Burning Man is first on the list because of its open opportunity for music driven by art and culture.  The festival lasts for a week and sets the stage in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.  Make sure to pack plenty of drinking water, because this is no place for posh accommodations.  

The Burning Man festival began in 1986, and it’s still running strong for a reason.  The rich vibe of the gathering and the music will provide a spiritual experience for visitors young and old.  

Bonnaroo Music Festival

Bonnaroo wasn’t always what it is today, but it’s turned into one hell of a music gathering.  Originally centered around folk rock and jam bands, the festival has morphed into a beautiful mess of music.  

The 2019 Bonnaroo lineup includes artists such as Phish, Post Malone, and the Childish Gambino.  You’ll have to get on the waiting list to get into this raging festival, as the party begins June 13th in Tennessee.  

Lollapalooza Festival

Lollapalooza gives festival goers more than just music to look forward to when they arrive in Chicago.  This festival has music, arts, crafts, dance, and all the glory of the city of Chicago surrounding you.  

Chicago’s Grant Park will host Lollapalooza August 1st through the 4th this year, and the lineup couldn’t get much better.  Among the crowd is The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, and Arctic Monkeys.

Pitchfork Music Festival

Head back to Chicago in July this year to enjoy the eclectic flavor of the Pitchfork Festival.  Lauryn Hill, Tame Impala, and Blood Orange will headline, and a record fair. Pitchfork goes back to the heart and roots of music culture.  

Electric Forest Festival

If electronic music is more your flavor, the Electric Forest Music Festival will entice your musical taste buds.  In June of this year, Michigan will host the Electric Forest festival with a companion light show that will take you to another level.  Enjoy the beats of Bassnectar and Zeds Dead, and enjoy the various snapshots of your time in Michigan.