If you have never been to a music festival now is the time people. With a burgeoning scene in the United States right now, there could not be a better time to find a fest that has your favorite artists, grab your friends, and go. There are so many to choose from nationwide so we've narrowed down a few late summer highlights in the northeast, but if you're feeling adventurous then go wherever your heart desires.
Panorama, New York, NY, July 22-24
With an impressive inaugural lineup spanning from Indie-Rock artists like Arcade Fire to rap gods like Kendrick Lamar, you are sure to have a great time out on Randall's Island the whole weekend.
Camp Bisco, Montage Mountain, Scranton PA, July 14-16
Get away to the green of Montage Mountain and enjoy a top notch camping fest. Boasting an impressive electronic lineup with artists such as Odesza, Big Gigantic, Griz, and RL Grime, it is sure to be a summer hit.
Newport Folk Festival, Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI, July 22-24
With a great lineup of Indie-Rock and Folk music including Edward Sharpe, Elvis Costello, and The Alabama Shakes, this promises to more a more relaxing weekend of great music.
Mad Decent Block Party, MCU Park, Brooklyn, NY, August 6-7
Get your party socks on if you're buying a ticket to the block party. Renowned country-wide for putting on great parties, this Diplo led expedition will be sure to have you bouncing. This year's Brooklyn installment includes Diplo, DJ Snake, Tory Lanez, and more.
There are so many events to choose from this summer all across the nation regardless of type and destination, so start looking for one that matches what you're looking for. Grab some friends, pack a bag, and go see something awesome!