Rocklahoma Music FestivalTBA, 2016
Rocklahoma Music Festival
The annual rock festival, known as Rocklahoma, is back for another rockin' year! The rock festival takes place in Pryor, Oklahoma over several days. The festival is an outdoor, all-ages event. The show is divided into four main stages, with the biggest names in rock taking over. Concert-goers are encouraged to camp out on the grounds and stay close to the action. The annual rock fest has hosted some of the biggest rock bands in the world. Bands like Deftones, Seether, Five Finger Death Punch, Staind, and Kid Rock played at the 2014 festival. This year concert-goers can look forward to seeing Godsmack, Tesla, Linkin Park, Candlebox, Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, Breaking Benjamin, and Papa Roach just to name a few. Concert-goers will be able to camp right on the same grounds as the stages, giving them easy access to all the shows. General admission weekend camping includes restrooms, a shower facility, garbage services, a general store, and 24-hour security. The VIP weekend camping includes the same as the general plus a site closer to the stage with VIP access. All camp gear or vehicles must fit on a 20’x 40’ lot. There are several hotels near the concert site if camping is not appealing or the campgrounds are full.
Noise PopTBA, 2016
Noise Pop
Noise Pop is a well-established festival in the Bay Area of Northern California. It typically lasts a week, combining music, film, and art into a single, cohesive package. Also featured include a local designer fair called Pop-n-Shop; a workshop revolving around DIY culture called Culture Club; and art gallery shows. To top it off, Noise Pop also has its own Happy Hour.
Bonnaroo Music and Arts FestivalTBA, 2016
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, noted in 2008 as the country's best by Rolling Stone magazine, is an iconic annual event in Manchester, Tennessee that features four days of assorted styles of music, art, camping, comedy and much more. This year's event, which will be the 14th annual festival, is scheduled from June 11th to June 14th, 2015 and will have performers of rock, hip hop, jazz, bluegrass and so much more. This year's adventure will host 85,000 or more campers on 700 acres of beautiful Tennessee land. There will be plenty of music, art, positivity, comedians and other activities to keep everyone moving and grooving in this great, environmentally friendly atmosphere. It prides itself on be totally self-sustaining and definitely over the top. With more than 10 stages on "the farm", the festival will have performances from artists such as Billy Joel, Kendrick Lamar, Tears for Fears, Earth, Wind and Fire and countless others. Campers can visit What Stage, which is the name lovingly given to the main stage, or the Which Stage along with many others. The view is amazing, the festival is life changing and attendance is growing each year. 2015 brings great food, craft beers, performers of all types and an all-around great time for all who attend.
Pitchfork Music FestivalJul 17-19, 2016
Pitchfork Music Festival
The Pitchfork Music Festival is an annual summer music event put together by Pitchfork Media and held in Union Park in Chicago, Illinois. The festival normally occurs during the month of July, over three days-Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Attendees have the option of purchasing single-day tickets or a single 3-day pass for the whole weekend. The festival seeks to focus primarily on bands and artists from genres including electronic, hip-hop, dance, rap, and alternative rock. Sometimes though, the festival has put a twist on the music and incorporated hardcore punk, experimental rock and even jazz into their lineups. Attendees of the festival can enjoy a variety of foods and beverages, along with art and posters from local, regional and national vendors. A record is also a part of the event which is put together and managed by a local radio station. This year, the 2015 festival will be held on July 17-19 with Wilco, Sleater-Kinney, and Chance the Rapper headlining. The lineup will also include the following artists during the three days: Steve Gunn, Ryley Walker, and Vince Staples on Friday; Ariel Pink, Jimmy Whispers, and ASAP Ferg on Saturday, and concluding with artists such as Mourn, Courtney Barnett, and Jamie xx on Sunday.
Ultra Music FestivalMar 18-20, 2016
Ultra Music Festival
Ultra Music Festival (UMF), an electronic dance music (EDM) festival, will once again be held in Miami, Florida. But don't think EDM is the only music to be presented at Ultra. A wide range of sounds include techno, funk, indie and EDM. Named after the iconic album of the same name, "Ultra" by Depeche Mode, UMF presents the best in electronic music over three unforgettable days. UMF is a worldwide event that presents in cities, in countries covering the globe from Miami, to Cape Town, South Africa, Ibiza, Spain to Seoul, South Korea, to name a few. The weekend coincides with the Winter Music Conference also in Miami, also celebrating EDM. Outdoors in Miami's Bayfront Park the top-notch DJ's you don't want to miss will headline on the Main Stage as listed in phase 1. DJ headliners include Avicii, Alesso, Tiesto, AfroJack, Oliver Heldens, 3lau, Dash Berlin and Aron Chupa, only the best. Following the Phase 1 DJ's are live headliners. Phase 2 followed with additional announcements with DJ's and live headliners. 113 acts are to be presenting over the 3 days. With multiple venues going on at the Klipsch Amphitheater, there are seven stages and on day 1 after the Main Stage DJ’s are Live Stage presentations: Royksopp the Norwegian duo, Chromeo playing their electro-funk, Odesza, Todd Terje, you won't want to miss RAC live and Bakermat. The third stage is called the Carl Cox & Friends Arena where Carl and his contemporary guests such as Marco Carola, Adam Beyer vs. Ida Engberg, Hot since 82 and Joe Rundell present. The new Resistance stage follows and brings an underground flava with new sounds that might otherwise not find a place to premier. The Resistance stage debuts this year as an alternative to the mainstay music of Ultra that has been welcomed for the past 15 years. Presented by the Miami Rebels and for those who don't know them, they make their home in Miami and carry a special message of peace and humanity in their music. The Ultra Korea Stage, UMF Radio State and concluding with Stage 7 and more great DJ mixes including DJ Icey, DJ Nate Campbell and Adam Trigger.
Firefly Music FestivalJun 16-19, 2016
Firefly Music Festival
One of the most visceral experiences available to human beings is that of being at a live music festival. The Firefly Music Festival brings together individuals from all different walks of life to enjoy an unforgettable experience. Not only is great music on the menu at this year’s Firefly, but also an unbelievable venue that has been four years in the making. This year’s festival in Delaware has the making of one of the greatest experiences a music fan can have. Headlining the show will be Paul McCartney. The former Beatle is arguable the greatest recording musician in history, and will be leading an incredible lineup of artists. This lineup includes Kings of Leon, the Killers, Modest Moues, Snoop Dogg, Hozier and many more. This year will undoubtedly be the best year in Firefly Festival history. The lineup is out and passes are now available for purchase. This year the Woodlands, the venue where Firefly Festival will be held, is going to be forever changed as the unprecedented level of talent performs on the six stages. This festival has all the makings of a legendary music experience for music lovers of all ages. Music is one of the most tangible links to memory and this year’s Firefly Festival promises to make those memories some of the best.
The Camp BestivalTBA, 2016
The Camp Bestival
Camp Bestival offers a fun family weekend that is filled with many different delights and stimulations. Fireworks, arts and music are all part of a fun filled experience that all members of the family will delight in. Live bands are on hand for entertainment and there are also campsites for overnight stays. Tickets can be purchased from a variety of vendors. If a family is planning on bringing children under 18, they are strongly suggested to get tickets for them as well. Children under the age of 11 do get in free, but a ticket will also be required for their entrance. Vendors of all sorts will also be on hand. Food, refreshments, and a variety of souvenirs will all be on hand for purchase. The festival will offer programs for the weekends that it runs. If a program is desired, they can be obtained at the gates when arriving at the festival. Gates open pretty early in the afternoon. 11am is when campers, vans, and Rv's can enter. Individuals driving to the festival will find parking is ample and transport back and forth from the grounds available. Generally people can begin entering the festival at around noon. Campsites do require check in. All individuals staying in the campsites are asked to not bring fireworks. Also outside food is discouraged as vendors will offer a large variety of fare for festival goers.
Isle of Wight FestivalTBA, 2016
Isle of Wight Festival
Certainly one of the most electrifying music jubilees in the world, the Isle of Wight Festival is the must see musical experience of the year. This season, the festival is full of even more great music and thrilling entertainment. Originally started in 1968, this festival started as a go-to for fans of rock music from all corners of the world. Now, 47 years later, the festival continues to rock with a hot batch of musical acts that are destined to make this year's festivities go down in history. Rock fans will be thrilled to see headliners such as The Black Keys, Prodigy and Billy Idol. If rock music is not your thing, you can still sit back, relax, and enjoy the sounds of Kool & the Gang, Pharrell Williams and Jessie Ware. Music is only the start of the amazing entertainment planned for this year's festival. Attendees can also enjoy quizzes, cabaret, comedy shows, and even mind-blowing poetry slam sessions. Visitors from out of town can stay in comfort in one of the many lodging options in the area. Whether it be a royal hotel or a simple union cottage, there are great accommodations for every taste and price range. If you are looking to rock out, meet new people, and be generally entertained, you must check out this festival.
Download FestivalTBA, 2016
Download Festival
The 2015 Download Festival is destined to be the best yet! Top bands in the lineup include Slipknot, Muse and Kiss, plus many more. This Donington Park, Leicestershire event has been held every year since 2003 and is one of the premier heavy metal and rock events in the UK. The festival originally started as a follow up to the Monsters of Rock festivals of the 1980’s and 90’s. Many people wonder how the festival came to be called Download. When the festival started, downloading was considered a dirty word in the music industry, and so to call a festival by that name was very much seen as an act of rock rebellion. This year the festival takes place on the weekend of 12 – 14 June and tickets are available from the festival website. The campsites and car parks are open from Wednesday June 10 and are available until Monday June 15. Make sure you are prepared for everything that an English summer can throw at you by bringing sunscreen and sunglasses, as well as rainwear and warm clothing. USB-equipped personal lockers are available in the campsites, so you can keep your valuables safe, and your electronic equipment charged, and you even get to keep your “Lockerhouse” padlock as a souvenir. Standard lockers are also available in the arena to ticketholders.
Latitude FestivalJul 16-19, 2016
Latitude Festival
The Latitude Festival returns to the UK for its 10th anniversary. Since 2006, it has introduced festival-goers to the hottest and latest artists in such diverse fields as theater, poetry, cabaret, comedy, literature and film. The Festival has three major music venues: Obelisk Arena, BBC Radio Music Stage and iArena. The Obelisk Arena sits on top of the hill overlooking the entire Festival, while the iArena rests under trees. Everybody is therefore sure to find something they enjoy. There will also be scores of comedians performing. Special guest performers include George the Poet, Chilly Gonzales & Kaiser Quartet, Doctor John Cooper Clarke and Simon Armitage. A new addition to the Festival is Solas, which means "light" in Irish. In contrast to many of the performances that pump people up, Solas seeks to calm people down and make them feel at peace. It has art and light installations. Festival-goers visiting the Solas zone can enjoy massages, seaweed baths and hot tubs. The Festival also offers a wide range of accommodations, from basic campsites to area hotels. The campsites are divided into zones, and each zone has its own facilities including toilets, fire towers and water points. Other facilities like showers, ATMs, lockers, first aid and shops will be found in the Village near the main entrance.
Reading FestivalAug 28-30, 2016
Reading Festival
The Reading Festival has been going strong now for over a quarter of a century. Started in 1989, the festival had humble beginnings starting with one stage, a few popular musical acts, and a three day weekend. Now the festival has become one of the most popular in the United Kingdom, boasting five different stages showcasing popular artists from the U.K. and the United States in the rock, alternative, and rap genres. Some past headliners for this event include Paramore, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eminem, Muse, Metallica, Slipknot, and many more legendary music acts. Fans can enjoy a thrilling three day weekend listening to their favorite bands while they camp out . The festival also offers a movie tent for late night entertainment and a Funfair in addition to the music festival. You can enjoy delicious meals from our variety of vendors that we offer. Festival goers can pitch tents in the expansive camping area as they wait for their favorite bands to come on stage. If you do not have your own tent the Leeds campground offers many luxury camping options for you to enjoy. Our camping site also has spaces available for campers and caravans should you desire a more comfortable camping experience. Come and enjoy the acts and atmosphere of one the U.K.'s most beloved music festivals.
V FestivalAug 22-23, 2016
V Festival
Bursting with musical acts that are essential to popular music playlists everywhere, the 2015 V Festival weekend will blast you into the next week. The weekend extravaganza of musical talent is located on two state parks, boasting two dance tents, multiple stages, and camping. Featuring an unparalleled line up featuring Calvin Harris, Sam Smith, Stereophonics, Kasabian, Ellie Goulding, and the incredible Tom Jones. That's right, Tom Jones. This epic festival has covered the essentials and added even more talent! Coupled with some of the today's most revered artists, are more artists! Within the dance tents, inspired electronica and throbbing beats spun by Oliver Heldens, Hannah Wants, Goldie, and even more DJs promise non-stop dance music. Music lovers do not need to go far to experience mother nature or creature comforts, this music fest has onsite luxury camping. Guests of V Style luxury camping do not need to worry about lugging tents or food because its already there, luxury tents with beds, and nearby, a VIP cafe and bar. By enjoying mother nature with V Style camping options, the fun does not need to end when the concerts are over. Go ahead and dance all night, or all weekend, the combination of chart topping music and camping options makes this music festival at the top of the (play) list for summer fun.
Hurricane FestivalJun 24-26, 2016
Hurricane Festival
Exciting News! The 19th Hurricane Festival will take place in Eichenring, Scheeßel, Germany in 2015. One of the last real rock festivals in the world, this festival is the place to let your hair down and rock out all day and night long. Camping sites are available (and recommended) at the festival site and add to the feeling that you get when attending a festival of this nature. You won’t want to leave for the whole weekend. This year, you can expect to see bands like Placebo and Florence + The Machine, as well as hundreds of local German bands. Of Monsters and Men will be there, and so will Death Cab For Cutie. On the electronic music stage, Deadmou5 will perform – raising the bar for an emotionally charged music experience. Brought to you by Beck’s beer (so you know there will be great beer), the festival features great refreshments and meal tents. Water is available for free at many of the festival’s water stations. It is important to bring you necessary items for the weekend, but if you happen to forget your toothbrush, there is a market onsite that sells most toiletry items. If camping is not your thing, the Hurricane Resort is located nearby the festival, and package deals are available for entry to the festival and lodging at the resort.
Rock am Ring FestivalTBA, 2016
Rock am Ring Festival
Do you call yourself a rock fan? If so, you need to pack your bags and head out to Germany where you can experience the Rock am Ring Festival. Known as one of the best pure rock festivals in all of Europe, every single act you see and experience is going to be at the top of their game. All you need to do is look up and down the lineup to know this is where you need to call home starting at on 4 June and ending on 7 June. There are dozens of exceptional acts you need to take in when visiting the Rock am Rign. Some of the acts include Bad Religion, Broilers, Code Orange, Fences, Marilyn Manson, Hozier, In Flames, Foo Fighters, Lamb of God, Pop Evil, Slaves, Slipknot, The Prodigy, Three Days Grace, Trailerpark, Yellowcard, While She Sleeps and Zebrahead. This is just a small listing of the several dozen different rock bands who are going to take the stage in Germany. The camping based festival is all about making sure you are able to stay on site and enjoy every single minute of it. There are two main stages, a variety of camping options, places where you can eat and also a VIP section that places you closer to all of the live events.
Impact FestivalTBA, 2016
Impact Festival
Europe is known for having some of the most incredible music festivals in the world. There is nothing quite like the experience of attending a music festival in Europe, specifically in Lodz, Poland. You will hear some heavy metal, progressive metal, alternative, rock, indie and even some DJs. The festival stays true to its name and truly impacts you through the experience you have while you attend the festival. You will spend your day meeting beautiful people, grooving to some incredible live music, seeing an assortment of funky costumes and clothing, freeing your mind and spirit and dancing the night away with a bunch of other people! The festival is one giant dance party full of good vibes, good people and rock-n-roll. Even if you aren't usually the one to get up and groove at the party, Impact Festival will surely get you on your feet and moving to the music! You will be staying in the third-largest city in Poland, and a beautiful city at that. The architecture is mind-blowing, the city art is phenomenal and the streets are filled with people enjoying the beautiful outdoors. Atlas Arena is a beautiful dome-spaced building which really opens the space, for more room to dance of course!
TomorrowlandJul 24-26, 2016
Tomorrowland has been the festival to look forward to every year since its conception. This year is no exception! To the contrary, this year Tomorrowland Festival should be the biggest, most active and most exciting so far. Tomorrowland is an electronic music festival in Belgium, Europe, featuring the world’s most sought after DJs and producers. Other festivals will not compare to the quality of music, atmosphere and community that will resonate through the event! This is where the most talented artists come to make you have the time of your life! Names such as Avicii, David Guetta and Tiesto are just the tip of the iceberg. This festival is known to be the highlight of the music scene. Outrageously exciting, exhilarating and entrancing decorations accompany the performances of our world's greatest electronic music stars. Beyond the music, there is much to be excited for. Camping on the ground for a weekend can provide you with the most astoundingly unique experiences of your life! Make new acquaintances and form meaningful and lasting friendships. There is no better way to bond than over the sweaty ecstasy of raving followed by intimate socializing on the camp grounds.
Primavera Sound BarcelonaJun 1-3, 2016
Primavera Sound Barcelona
Barcelona's colorful festival of electronica, hip hop, and rock is an all-out blast of a time this year for Spring 2014. With a legendary past that is compared to festivals like Electric Daisy Carnival and Tomorrowland, this giant party is set in the idyllic city of Barcelona, Spain. It garners an annual crowd of 400,000 people and is known for its crazy antics, light shows, and music that is nothing if not euphoric. In fact, Primavera Sound is so popular that the Spanish government tried to prevent it from having additional shows as the people were beginning to question why they should pay taxes for state-sponsored events that fell short in comparison. It will feature such DJ's as Tiesto, David Guetta, and Deadmau5, among others. Even John Legend is rumored to appear. In addition to the incredible music, hilarious stunts, clowns, performances, drinks, and lights, there are rumored to be balloons and live animals at this year's event. According to the show's producer, Carlos Gevetti, a surprise performance will happen this time that will leave the audience shocked and happier than ever. When pressed for specific names, he wouldn't budge, but it is obvious that this year will uphold the legendary tradition that this event has as one of the top electronic music festivals in the world for lovers of lights, sound, and partying.
Roskilde FestivalJun 25 - Jul 4, 2016
Roskilde Festival
With some of the biggest names in music, the Roskilde Festival in Denmark is again gearing up to bring fans an experience of a lifetime. Concert-goers can check out the likes of Paul McCartney, Muse, Pharrell, Florence and the Machine, and so many more. Besides rock, indie, electronic, and pop music, fans will also be treated to comedy, cabaret, poetry, a carnival, and much more at this week-long festival. At least 190 acts will perform. Every day the festival will be filled with excitement, music and entertainment. It's only 30 minutes from Copenhagen and getting there is easy. This unforgettable festival has something for everyone and will draw as many as 130,000 fans this summer. With seven stages and separate themed events, you'll want to check out everything that's offered. The event is strictly non-profit and Winner of the 2014 Green Operations Award with 27.5 tons of food going to feed the homeless. And since all proceeds go to charity, this is a good time you can feel good about. Shops, food, showers, grills and campsites are all close by. You can even rent a bike to get around the festival quickly. A great time is definitely had by all who attend and it's a memory that will last a lifetime.