2018 Lineup Recaps! New Posters From MoPop, Rock Werchter, Capitol Hill Block Party, Summer Meltdown and More!

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It’s another incredible week of lineup announcements from Canada to Belgium to Spain to Montana! Summer will be here before you know it, so it’s time to start planning for your next adventure.

Rock Werchter 2018

When: July 5-8, 2018

Where: Werchter, Belgium

The Scene: For over 40 years, Belgian festies have descended onto tiny town of Werchter for this annual 4-day tribute to rock, pop, and everything loud. If there's a headliner you want to this summer, it's a strong bet they'll be at Rock Werchter which curates one of the best lineups of the summer. The delicious Belgian beer flows like water here, and yes, they do have waffles, along with a massive main stage, two tent stages, and one wild dance arena.

More Info: Rock Werchter 2018 Guide

Quebec City Summer Festival 2018

When: July 5-15, 2018

Where: Quebec City, QC

The Scene: For those of you seeking a music festival and a taste of old world charm, check out the mammoth Quebec City Summer Festival. Stretching for an astounding eleven days, historic Quebec City is overrun by an astounding 1.5 million fans. There’s plenty of other activities happening in Canada’s French-iest city. As they say on their website: “During the Festival, the whole city is celebrating!”

More Info: Quebec City Summer Festival 2018 Guide

MoPop Festival 2018

When: July 28-29, 2018

Where: Detroit, MI

The Scene: This two-day festival welcomes 30,000 festies to West Riverfront Park in downtown Detroit. Alumni of the fest include Chromeo, Modest Mouse, Passion Pit, Iron & Wine, Alt-J, Run The Jewels, Solange, Phantogram, Vance Joy, and Foster the People. <br />

More Info: MoPop Festival 2018 Guide

Capitol Hill Block Party 2018

When: July 20-22, 2018

Where: Seattle, WA

The Scene: This three day music and arts festival celebrates the Capitol Hill neighborhood in Seattle, with a 100 local and national acts performing at dozens of bars, outdoor stages, and restaurants. If you’re looking for a showcase festival in one of the world’s best live music cities, then CHBP should be on our list. <br />

More Info: Capitol Hill Block Party 2018 Guide

Benicassim Festival (FIB) 2018

When: July 19-22, 2018

Where: Benicassim, Spain

The Scene: It's all about the music and the beach at The Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, or FIB as it's more commonly called. Nearby surf and sand is where festies spend the day on the shores of some of Spain's finest seaside spots. Bands usually start in the early evening and in Spanish fashion, the festival lasts until the morning catching artists like Beck, Radiohead, Kraftwerk, The Stone Roses, Brian Wilson, Blur, Lou Reed, Oasis, The Chemical Brothers, Franz Ferdinand, The Killers, Morrissey, Sigur Rós, and The Strokes.

More Info: Benicassim Festival (FIB) 2018 Guide

Travelers’ Rest Festival 2018

When: August 4-5, 2018

Where: Missoula, MT

The Scene: Travelers' Rest, a new festival out of Montana, is hosted by indie rock stalwarts, The Decemberists, who put together a small, but incredible indie rock lineup. Singer Colin Meloy's hometown of Missoula is where the festival takes place, at the Big Sky Brewing Amphitheater. The Decemberists headline both nights of the festival.

More Info: Travelers’ Rest Festival 2018 Guide

DGTL Festival Barcelona 2018

When: August 10-11, 2018

Where: Barcelona, Spain

The Scene: Combined with an extensive focus on art and sustainability, DGTL returns for the next edition in Barcelona’s Parc del Fòrum in Barcelona. A carefully thought-out selection of in-demand headliners, local acts and breakthrough artists are featured each year, typically featuring 60 artists over four stages.

More Info: DGTL Festival Barcelona 2018 Guide

Field Trip 2018

When: June 2-3, 2018

Where: Toronto, ON

The Scene: The boutique Field Trip brings a stellar lineup inside the gorgeous confines of Toronto’s Historic Fort York & Garrison Common. Field Trip highlights the city’s best culinary offerings, as well as collaborative explorations on the themes of visual art, technology, fashion and more.

More Info: Field Trip 2018 Guide

Summer Meltdown 2018

When: August 2-5, 2018

Where: Darrington, WA

The Scene: A multi-day grassroots festival, Summer Meltdown features four stages of music and onsite camping with river access and tubing. There's rafting, helicopter rides, and horseback riding in between the tunes, along with a lush woodland venue, making this an amazing summertime getaway. <br />

More Info: Summer Meltdown 2018 Guide

We Love Green 2018

When: June 2-3, 2018

Where: Paris, France

The Scene: We Love Green makes it clear from its name that this festival is committed to the environment. Held in a beautiful park located in the heart of Paris, the two-day festival welcomes a curated lineup of indie rock gold. The Think Thank, located at the center of the festival, strives to promote environmental innovation and encourage the exchange of ideas with scientists, activists, and artists.

More Info: We Love Green 2018 Guide

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