A novel musical experience, music festivals have been steadily rising in popularity for many reasons.
Generally hosted in extensive open areas ranging from foothills to parks, the lush environments are often a breath of fresh air for people from native to urban areas. Along with the fresh air, upcoming and existing local talents also show up here. Having a large group of like-minded people dancing, drinking, and bonding with each other is a beautiful experience unique to these fests.
Music festivals are built around particular themes like a specific genre, city, or style. So if you find a theme that suits your tastes, you will enjoy the majority of artists featured in that fest! Here are some of the most famous music festivals in the US worth visiting.
Coachella is undoubtedly the number one music festival in North America. This festival has been consistently featuring the best and the brightest of the music industry. Some examples are Beyonce, Prince, Daft Punk, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kanye West, Calvin Harris, Lana Del Ray, Flume, and more.
This year Coachella will be held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. With lush grass polo fields spanning over 78 acres, this venue can hold a staggering 90000 people. The headlining artists of Coachella this year include "Rage Against The Machine," "Travis Scott," "Swedish House Mafia," and a lot more to be confirmed.
Taking place in Grant Park (Chicago) every year, Lollapalooza is another prestigious music festival based in the US. Regarded highly by music enthusiasts worldwide, this festival is known for featuring the most prominent artists in the music scene from across many genres such as alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and electronic music. Foo Fighters, rapper Post Malone, hip hop producer Tyler, the Creator, and pop singer Miley Cyrus are the headliners of this year's Lollapalooza fest.
No music enthusiast should miss this festival since it draws over 100,000 people regularly, and this stands witness to the level of skill displayed here!
South by Southwest is a melting pot of entertainment! Featuring over 240 artists from across the world, expect a lot of raw local talent along with seasoned veterans for a rich musical feast. The lineup of this year includes Maxo Cream, Poppu Ajudha, Surfbort, and more. This event will take place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.
The US has no shortage of music festivals visitors and locals to explore! Go ahead and check out our list to purchase tickets for an event of your choice.