The List of Summer Music Festivals!

Every year it feels like there are more and more festivals popping up during the summer.  We’ve decided to start compiling some of them. You’ll find line-ups and ticketing prices.  The festivals listed are Rocklahoma, Rock on the Range, Lollapalooza, The Hangout Festival, Bonnaroo, Metallica’s Orion Music + More, Coachella, Rock Fest, Rock USA, Country Thunder, Country USA, and Country Fest.  At the bottom of the list of festivals are the traveling festivals such as Warped Tour, Rockstar Mayhem, UPROAR and more.

The Rock Festivals

Rocklahoma LogoRocklahoma 
May 25-27
“Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds
Pryor, OK

Who’s on the bill?

Rob Zombie, Chickenfoot featuring Joe Satriani, Kenny Aronoff (sitting in for Chad Smith), Michael Anthony & Sammy Hagar, Creed, Megadeth,Slash, Queensrÿche, Chevelle, Theory of a Deadman, Jackyl, Puddle Of Mudd, Hellyeah,P.O.D., Volbeat, 10 Years, Cavo, Adelitas Way, Black Stone Cherry, Pop Evil, Red, TheDarkness, Art of Dying, Trivium, Aranda, Redlight King, James Durbin, Janus, New Medicine, Rival Sons, Anti Mortem, Gypsy Pistoleros, Wildstreet, Firstryke, Black Tora,Sunset Riot, The Glitter Boys, Fist of Rage, Switchblade Scarlett, Krank and more. Bands will perform on the Main Stage, Second Stage and the Retrospect Records Stage.

Tickets: $99 General Admission to $325 for VIP packages (plus service fees)

www.rocklahoma.com


Rock on the Range 2012 logoRock on the Range
May 18-20
Columbus Crew Stadium
Columbus, OH

Who’s on the bill?

Incubus, Rob Zombie, Shinedown, Marilyn Manson, Five Finger Death Punch, Slash, Megadeth, Chevelle, Cypress Hill, Mastodon, Theory of a Deadman, Volbeat, Down, The Darkness, Halestorm, Escape The Fate, P.O.D., Lacuna Coil, Adelitas Way, Black Stone Cherry, Cavo, Attack Attack!, Trivium, Bobaflex, Falling In Reverse, Redlight King, Aranda, Emphatic, Otherwise, James Durbin, Black Tide, Kyng, 12 Stones, SOiL, Rival Sons, Eve To Adam, and Ghosts of August.

Tickets: $99.50 to $134.50 (plus service fees)

More more information, go to:
www.RockOnTheRange.com
www.facebook.com/rockontherange
www.twitter.com/rockontherange


Rock Fest 2012 logoRock Fest
July 19-22
Cadott, WI

Who’s on the bill?

Thursday, July 19
Buckcherry, Art of Dying, Dilana

Friday, July 20
Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, Hollywood Undead, Halestorm, Ten Years, Big Deeks, Life Tragic,

Saturday, July 21
Iron Maiden, Alice Cooper, Papa Roach, Adelitas Way, DoryDrive

Sunday, July 22
Def Leppard, Poison, Firehouse, Cydonia

Tickets: $77.50 General Admission to $250 VIP tickets

For more information, go to:
http://www.rock-fest.com


Rock USA logoRock USA
July 12-14
Ford Festival Park
Oshkosh, WI

Who’s on the bill?

Thursday, July 12
Shinedown, Skillet, Hinder, Skid Row

Friday, July 13
Motley Crue, Telsa

Saturday, July 14
Kid Rock, Hollywood Undead

Tickets: $79 General Admission to $99 Reserved Seating

For more information, go to:
http://rockusaoshkosh.com


Rockapalooza 2012 LogoRockapalooza
June 23
Jackson County Fairgrounds
Jackson, Michigan

Who’s on the bill?

Puddle of Mudd, and opening acts Saliva, Rehab, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Emphatic. The second stage includes Wayne Static, Woe Is Me, Riven (formerly Motograter), Rotation, Sore Eyes, and Ghosts of August.

Tickets: $30 for General Admission to $100 VIP Tickets

More for information, go to:
http://www.rockapalooza.net

The Multi-Genre Festivals

lollapalooza logoLollapalooza
August 3-5
Grant Park
Chicago, IL

Who’s on the bill?

Can we guess? Possible 2012 Headliners have been leaked sparking rumors. Metallica, Beyonce, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Killers, Beck, and Sonic Youth

Tickets: All tickets are sold-out for 2012

For more information, go to:
www.Lollapalooza.com


Summerfest 2012 logoSummerfest
June 27-July 1/July 3-July 8 (Closed Monday)
Milwaukee, WI

Who’s on the bill?

The Avett Brothers, Steve Miller Band, Common, Cake, Scorpions, Lupe Fiasco, Gary Clark Jr., Head and the Heart, Robyn, Eric Benet, Phil Vassar, Joss Stone, Awolnation, Brantley Gilbert, Tito Rojas, Gavin DeGraw, Atmosphere, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Halestorm, Mutemath, Fitz & The Tantrums, the Joy Formidable, LA India, Anthony Hamilton

Marcus Amphitheater headliners, thus far, include:
Big Time Rush 7/6, Iron Maiden 7/4, The Beach Boys 7/1, Zac Brown Band 7/5, Neil Diamond 7/8, Lady Antebellum 6/30

Tickets: $9 (Single Day) to $36 (3 Day Pass) for Grounds Entry and Grounds Performers. Marcus Amphitheater concerts vary in price per each artist headlining.

For more information, go to: http://www.summerfest.com/info/general-info/


Pitchfork Music Festival Logo Pitchfork Music Festival
July 13-15
Union Park
Chicago, IL

Who’s on the bill?

Vampire Weekend, Feist, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Hot Chip, AraabMUZIK, A$AP Rocky, The Field, Liturgy, Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, Cloud Nothings, Tim Hecker, Willis Earl Beal

Tickets: $45 One Day Ticket to $110 for a 4 Day Pass (very limited)

For more information, go to:
www.pitchforkmusicfestival.com


Hangout Music Festival 2012 logoThe Hangout Festival
May 18-20
Gulf Shores, Alabama

Who’s on the bill?

Dave Matthews Band, Red Hot Chili Peppers,Jack White,the String Cheese Incident (performing two sets), Wilco, Skrillex, The Flaming Lips Performing Dark Side of the Moon, CHRIS CORNELL, Dispatch, Steve Winwood, STS9,Gogol Bordello, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Mac Miller, Flogging Molly,Coheed & Cambria, Paul Oakenfold, G. Love and Special Sauce,Randy Newman, Young The Giant, Dr. Dog, Cage the Elephant, Dawes, Alabama Shakes, M. Ward, YelaWolf, Switchfoot, Rebelution, Julian Marley, Zeds Dead, Mavis Staples, Shpongle, Gary Clark JR Allen Stone, Big Freedia, The Devil Makes Three, Paper Diamond, Futurebirds, Tribal Seeds, Hey Rosetta!, Sleeper Agent, THE LUMINEERS, ARCHNEMESIS, Rich Aucoin, Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin’ Cajuns

Tickets: $209 general admission (payment plan option)

For more information, go to:
http://www.hangoutmusicfest.com


Bonnaroo Music and Arts festival 2012 logoBonnaroo  Music & Arts Festival
June 7-10
Manchester, Tennessee

Who’s on the bill?

RADIOHEAD  •RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS  •PHISH THE BEACH BOYS (BRIAN WILSON, MIKE LOVE, AL JARDINE, BRUCE JOHNSTON AND DAVID MARKS) BON IVER  •THE AVETT BROTHERS  •THE SHINS  •FOSTER THE PEOPLE  •SKRILLEX  •AZIZ ANSARI DISPATCH  •FEIST  •THE ROOTS  •ALICE COOPER  •SUPERJAM  •BLACK STAR THE WORD (JOHN MEDESKI, ROBERT RANDOLPH AND NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS)  •LUDACRIS BEN FOLDS FIVE  •FLOGGING MOLLY SPECTRUM ROAD (CINDY BLACKMAN SANTANA, JACK BRUCE, JOHN MEDESKI, AND VERNON REID) MAC MILLER  •CHILDISH GAMBINO  •MAJOR LAZER  •TUNE-YARDS  •AFROCUBISM  •FLYING LOTUS UMPHREY’S MCGEE  •LITTLE DRAGON  •ST. VINCENT  •CITY AND COLOUR  •THE CIVIL WARS YOUNG THE GIANT  •TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB  •PUNCH BROTHERS  •NEEDTOBREATHE FITZ & THE TANTRUMS  •BAD BRAINS  •YELAWOLF  •DAWES  •BATTLES  •DANNY BROWN THE BLACK LIPS  •SBTRKT  •PHANTOGRAM  •BIG GIGANTIC  •KENDRICK LAMAR CHARLES BRADLEY AND HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES  •THE KOOKS  •THE JOY FORMIDABLE  •THE ANTLERS KATHLEEN EDWARDS  •MIMOSA  •KURT VILE & THE VIOLATORS  •ALABAMA SHAKES  •DAS RACIST DELTA SPIRIT  •GARY CLARK JR.  •IVAN NEVILLE’S DUMPSTAPHUNK  •LAURA MARLING TRAMPLED BY TURTLES  •MOGWAI  •THE WAR ON DRUGS  •BEN HOWARD  •GROUPLOVE BLIND PILOT  •ALO  •THE DEVIL MAKES THREE  •WHITE DENIM  •EMA  •HERE WE GO MAGIC FRUIT BATS  •K-FLAY  •THE LONELY FOREST  •MARIACHI EL BRONX  •BIG FREEDIA DALE EARNHARDT JR. JR.  •THE SOUL REBELS  •KVELERTAK  •SOJA STEVEN BERNSTEIN’S MTO PLAYS SLY  •SARAH JAROSZ  •ORGONE  •DARONDO

Tickets: $244.50 General Admission to $1,399.50 VIP Package (Payment Plans available)

For more information, go to:
http://www.bonnaroo.com


Metallica Orion Music and More Festival LogoMetallica’s Orion Music + More
June 23-24
Bader Field
Atlantic City, New Jersey

Who’s on the bill?

Metallica, Arctic Monkeys, Avenged Sevenfold, Modest Mouse, The Gaslight Anthem, Cage The Elephant, Fucked Up, Best Coast, Hot Snakes, Titus Andronicus, Gary Clark Jr., Lucero, Roky Erickson, The Black Angels, The Sword, Liturgy …more to be announced

Tickets: $150 Early Bird General Admission to $750 VIP Tickets

For more information, go to:
www.orionmusicandmore.com
www.facebook.com/orionmusicandmore


Coachella logoCoachella
April 13-15 & April 20-22 
Indio, California

Who’s on the bill?

Friday, April 13, 20

Alesso, Amon Tobin,Arctic Monkeys.Atari Teenage Riot,Band of Skulls,Breakbot,Cat Power,Datsik,Dawes,Death Grips,EMA,Explosions in the Sky,Feed Me,Frank Ocean,GIRLS,GIVERS,Hello Seahorse!,honeyhoney,James,Jimmy Cliff & Tim Armstrong,Kendrick Lamar,LA Riots,M83,Madeon,Madness,Manchester Orchestra,Mazzy Star,Neon Indian,Other Lives,Pulp,R3hab,Refused,Sean Kuti & Egypt 80,Swedish,House Mafia,The Black Angels,The Black Keys,The Dear Hunter,The Horrors,The Midnight Beast,The Rapture,The Sheepdogs,Wolf Gang,WU LYF,Ximena Sarinana Yuck

Saturday, April 14, 21

A$AP Rocky,Andrew Bird,AWOLNATION,Azealia Banks,Black Lips,Bon Iver,Borgore,Buzzcocks,Childish Gambino,David Guetta,Destroyer,Destructo,Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg,Feist,fIREHOSE,Flying Lotus,Gary Clark Jr.,Godspeed You! Black Emperor,Grace Potter and the Nocturnals,Grouplove,Jacques Lu Cont,Jeff Mangum,Kaiser Chiefs,Kasabian,Kaskade,Keep Shelly in Athens,Laura Marling,M. Ward,Martin Solveig,Miike Snow,Mt Eden,Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds,Pure Filth Sound,Radiohead,SBTRKT,SebastiAn,Squeeze,St. Vincent,Sub Focus,Suedehead,The Big Pink,The Head and the Heart,The Shins,The Vaccines,tUnE-yArDs,We are Augustines,We Were Promised Jetpacks,Zeds Dead

Sunday, April 15, 22

AraabMUZIK,At The Drive-In,AVICII,Beats Antique,Beirut,Calvin Harris,Company Flow,Dada Life,DJ Shadow,Dragonette,Fanfarlo,First Aid Kit,Fitz and the Tantrums,Florence and the Machine,Flux Pavilion & Dr. P,Gardens & Villa,Girl Talk,Gotye,Greg Ginn,Housse de Racket Justice,La Roux,Lissie,Metronomy,Modeselektor,Morgan Page,Nero,NOISI?,Oberhofer,Porter Robinson,Real Estate,SantiGold,Sebastian Ingrosso,Sleeper Agent,Spector,The Gaslamp Killer,The Growlers,The Hives,The Weeknd,Wild Beasts,Wild Flag,Zedd

Tickets: $285 to $335 General Admission tickets (Additional add-ons are available such as shuttle, tents, and camping)

For more information, go to:
http://www.coachella.com

The Country Festivals

Country Thunder
Florence, AZ 4/12-15
Twin Lakes, WI 7/19-22

Who’s on the bill?
Twin Lakes, WI
Thursday, July 19
Big and Rich, The Farm

Friday, July 20
Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Steve Holy, Wade Brown

Saturday, July 21
Blake Shelton…more to be announced

Sunday, July 22
Toby Keith, Brantley Gilbert, Neal McCoy, Hunter Hayes

Florence, AZ
Thursday, April 12
Dierks Bentley, Craig Morgan, Eli Young Band, Wade Brown

Friday, April 13
Big & Rich, Jake Owen, Kellie Pickler, Sawyer Brown, Steve Holy

Saturday, April 14
Blake Shelton, Thompson Square, Joe Nichols, Neal McCoy, The Farm

Sunday, April 15
Alan Jackson, The Band Perry, Phil Vassar, Brett Eldredge

Tickets: Wisconsin Tickets – $120 4-day General Admission ticket (Early Bird Special) to $350 Reserved Seating ticket
Arizona Tickets – $140 4-day General Admission ticket (Early Bird Special), $375 Reserved Seat, $500 VIP ticket

For more information, go to:
Arizona Homepage
Wisconsin Homepage


Country fest 2012 logoCountry Fest
June 21-24
Cadott, WI

Who’s on the bill?

Thursday, June 21st
Dierks Bentley, Sara Evans, Rodney Atkins, Aston Sheperd, Tim Sigler

Friday, June 22
Sugarland, Billy Currington, Easton Corbin, Chris Cagle, Brett Eldredge, Slamabama, Big Back Yard

Saturday, June 23
Brad Paisley, The Band Perry, Joe Nichols, Phil Vassar, Steve Holy, Brushfire, Madison Country

Sunday, June 24
Keith Urban, Big and Rich with Cowboy Troy, Kellie Pickler, Thompson Square, Craig Campell, Jacob Martin Band

Tickets: $82.50 General Admission to $260 Reserved Seating

For More information, go to:
http://countryfest.com


Country USA logoCountry USA
June 19-23
Ford Festival Park
Oshkosh, WI

Who’s on the bill?

Tuesday, June 19
The Band Perry, Thompson Square, Pure Grain, Power Play

Wednesday, June 20
Sawyer Brown, John Michael Montgomery, John Anderson, Joe Diffie

Thursday, June 21
Sugarland, Phil Vassar, Jerrod Niemann, Lukyn Skywyrd

Friday, June 22
Brad Paisley, Lee Ann Womack, Lee Brice, Bella Cain, Broadband

Saturday, June 23

Keith Urban, Clay Walker, Tracy Lawrence, Southbound

Tickets: $89 Early Bird Price (ends 3/3) to $500 VIP Ticket

For more information, go to:
http://countryusaoshkosh.com

Traveling Festivals

Rockstar Mayhem Festival logoRockstar Mayhem

Who’s on the bill?

Slipknot, Slayer, Anthrax, As I Lay Dying, The Devil Wears Prada, Asking Alexandria, White Chapel, High on Fire

Tour dates:
6/30 – San Bernardino, CA – San Manuel Amphitheater
7/1 – San Francisco, CA – Shoreline Amphitheater
7/3 – Seattle, WA – White River Amphitheater
7/4 – Boise, ID – Idaho Center Amphitheater
7/6 – Phoenix, AZ – Ashley Furniture Home Store Pavilion
7/7 – Albuquerque, NM – Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents The Pavilion
7/8 – Denver, CO – Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
7/10 – Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion
7/11 – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
7/13 – Tampa, FL – 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre
7/14 – Atlanta, GA – Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
7/15 – Indianapolis, IN – Klipsch Music Center
7/18 – Oklahoma, City, OK – Zoo Amphitheater
7/20 – St. Louis, MO – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
7/21 – Chicago, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
7/22 – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Center
7/24 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
7/25 – Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center
7/27 – Philadelphia, PA – Susquehanna Bank Center
7/28 – Pittsburgh, PA – First Niagara Pavilion
7/29 – Washington, DC – Jiffy Lube Live
7/31 – Saratoga Springs, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts Center
8/1 – Buffalo, NY – Darien Lake PAC
8/3 – Boston, MA – Comcast Center
8/4 – Scranton, PA – Toyota Pavilion
8/5 – Hartford, CT – The Comcast Theatre


Rockstar Uproar

Who’s on the bill?

Shinedown, Adelitas Way, New Medicine (March 27th-April 10th) and Art of Dying (April 12th-April 25th)

Tour Dates:

MARCH
27 Anaheim, CA The Grove
28 San Francisco, CA The Regency Ballroom
30 Reno, NV Grand Sierra Theatre
31 Boise, ID Knitting Factory

APRIL
2 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
5 Houston, TX House of Blues
6 Dallas, TX House of Blues
7 Corpus Christi, TX Concrete Street Amphitheatre
9 Springfield, MO Shrine Mosque
10 Indianapolis, IN Egyptian Room
12 Detroit, MI The Fillmore
13 Milwaukee, WI The Rave
14 Grand Rapids, MI Orbit Room
16 Niagara Falls, NY Rapids Theater
17 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
18 Providence, RI Lupo’s
20 New York, NY Best Buy Theater
21 Atlantic City, NJ House of Blues
22 Scranton, PA Cultural Center
24 Richmond, VA The National
25 Baltimore, MD Ram’s Head


Vans Warped Tour 2012 LogoVans Warped Tour

Who’s on the bill?

A Loss For Words
After The Burial
Ballyhoo!
Bangups
Bayside
blessthefall
Born Of Osiris
Captain Capa
CatchingYourClouds
Champagne Champagne
Chelsea Grin
Chunk! No Captain Chunk!
Dead Sara
Divided By Friday
Echo Movement
Every Time I Die
For Today
Funeral Party
G-Eazy
Hyro Da Hero
I Am The Avalanche
I Fight Dragons
Impending Doom
It Boys!
iwrestledabearonce
Living With Lions
Lost In Society
Machine Gun Kelly
Make Do And Mend
Man Overboard
Mayday Parade
Memphis May Fire
Mighty Mongo
Motionless In White
Oh No Fiasco
Polar Bear Club
Rise To Remain
Senses Fail
Sick Of Sarah
Skip The Foreplay
Sleeping With Sirens
Stepdad
Super Water Sympathy
T. Mills
The Constellations
The Ghost Inside
The Green
The Silver Comet
Title Fight
Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds
Tonight Alive
Transit
Twin Atlantic
Vampires Everywhere!
Vanna
Wax
We Are The In Crowd

Tour Dates:
Sat Jun 16 Salt Lake City, UT
Sun Jun 17 Denver, CO
Wed Jun 20 Las Vegas, NV
Thu Jun 21 Irvine, CA
Fri Jun 22 Pomona, CA
Sat Jun 23 San Francisco, CA
Sun Jun 24 Ventura, CA
Wed Jun 27 San Diego, CA
Thu Jun 28 Phoenix, AZ
Fri Jun 29 Las Cruces, NM
Sat Jun 30 San Antonio, TX
Sun Jul 01 Houston, TX
Tue Jul 03 Dallas, TX
Thu Jul 05 St. Louis, MO
Fri Jul 06 Detroit, MI
Sat Jul 07 Chicago, IL
Sun Jul 08 Minneapolis, MN
Mon Jul 09 Kansas City, KS
Tue Jul 10 Indianapolis, IN
Wed Jul 11 Cleveland, OH
Thu Jul 12 Pittsburgh, PA
Fri Jul 13 Toronto, ON
Sat Jul 14 Montreal, QC
Sun Jul 15 Hartford, CT
Tue Jul 17 Buffalo, NY
Wed Jul 18 Scranton, PA
Thu Jul 19 Boston, MA
Fri Jul 20 Philadelphia, PA
Sat Jul 21 New York, NY
Sun Jul 22 Oceanport, NJ
Tue Jul 24 Washington, DC
Wed Jul 25 Virginia Beach, VA
Thu Jul 26 Atlanta, GA
Fri Jul 27 Orlando, FL
Sat Jul 28 Miami, FL
Sun Jul 29 Tampa, FL
Mon Jul 30 Charlotte, NC
Tue Jul 31 Cincinnati, OH
Wed Aug 01 Milwaukee, WI
Sat Aug 04 Seattle, WA
Sun Aug 05 Portland, OR

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