2023 USA Summer Music Festivals with Lineups Right Now!
By / January 24, 2023

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It’s never too early to start planning for the summer festival season and MFW is here to lend a hand with 30+ lineups. Below you’ll find a bunch of music festivals happening across the USA during June, July, and August. For even more tips, check out our guide to Memorial Day Weekend festivals and our rundown of Labor Day Weekend bashes.

Schellraiser Festival 2023

When: June 1-3, 2023

Where: McGill, NV

The Scene: Cow, meet punk. Punk, meet cow. Schellraiser is raising decibel levels and money to give back to the community at this one of a kind event in northern Nevada.

More Info: Schellraiser Festival 2023 Guide

Railbird Festival 2023

When: June 3-4, 2023

Where: Lexington, KY

The Scene: Music. Bourbon. Equine. The Railbird Festival happens this June in Lexington, Kentucky.

More Info: Railbird Festival 2023 Guide

Governors Ball Music Festival 2023

When: June 9-11, 2023

Where: New York City, NY

The Scene: The Governors Ball is back! This year, New York City's mega-fest takes the party to Corona Park with a genre-jumping lineup of electronic, indie rock, hip-hop, and more.

More Info: Governors Ball Music Festival 2023 Guide

Hog Farm Hideaway 2023

When: June 9-11, 2023

Where: Laytonville, CA

The Scene: The Hog Farm Hideaway is an intimate, family friendly music festival, located at the beautiful Black Oak Ranch in Northern California, where oak woodlands and majestic meadows provide a magical setting for camping with friends and family.

More Info: Hog Farm Hideaway 2023 Guide

Bonnaroo Music Festival 2023

When: June 15-18, 2023

Where: Manchester, TN

The Scene: Over the last decade, no other US music festival has captured the spirit of large greenfield gatherings like the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. Bonnaroo burst onto the scene grabbing headlines along with our hearts as we watched it grow from scrappy newcomer to a full fledged anchor of the summer. It may not be the oldest or the largest, but Bonnaroo is the spirit of the quintessential American music festival. Long live The Roo.

More Info: Bonnaroo Music Festival 2023 Guide

Sonic Bloom 2023

When: June 15-18, 2023

Where: Rye, CO

The Scene: A three day camping festival, Sonic Bloom brings together electronic music, dance, and art, in an inspirational atmosphere that encourages creative expression. Traditionally held over the summer solstice, Sonic Bloom is located in the foothills of the southern Rocky Mountains of Colorado at the tranquil Hummingbird Ranch.

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More Info: Sonic Bloom 2023 Guide

Oblivion Access 2023

When: June 15-18, 2023

Where: Austin, TX

The Scene: Oblivion Access Festival (formerly Austin Terror Fest) is an annual celebration of underground music and culture, which will take place across a four-day adventure in Austin, Texas.

More Info: Oblivion Access 2023 Guide

Northlands 2023

When: June 16-17, 2023

Where: Swanzey, NH

The Scene: Northlands Music & Arts Festival comes to New England with a bunch of jam bands and camping!

More Info: Northlands 2023 Guide

Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge 2023

When: June 17-18, 2023

Where: George, WA

The Scene: Beyond Wonderland is heading to the legendary Gorge for the electronic dance music party of the summer! It's everything you love about the festival, but with camping in one of the best live music venues in the world.

More Info: Beyond Wonderland at The Gorge 2023 Guide

ROMP Fest 2023

When: June 21-24, 2023

Where: Owensboro, KY

The Scene: ROMP Festival returns to Owensboro’s Yellow Creek Park, a 150-acre facility famous for its nature trails, winding creek and fishing lake, and sweeping tree-lines. A full line-up of artist-led instrument workshops takes place throughout the day, as ROMP artists interact with fans and players of all ages and skill levels.

More Info: ROMP Fest 2023 Guide

Electric Forest 2023

When: June 22-25, 2023

Where: Rothbury, MI

The Scene: The legendary Sherwood Forest, beloved by music festival fans around the world, sets the backdrop to Electric Forest. Located on the Double JJ Ranch in Michigan, Electric Forest has grown into a full-on destination fest. At night, the Sherwood Forest becomes alive with lights, art, and the creativity of the fans.

More Info: Electric Forest 2023 Guide

Green River Music Festival 2023

When: June 23-25, 2023

Where: Greenfield, MA

The Scene: 'The Green River Festival is Western Massachusetts' signature summer event. For one weekend every June, Greenfield Community College hosts an outrageous celebration of world class music, great local food, beer & wine, a handmade craft fair, and lots of family games and activities. We top it all off with a spectacular Saturday night balloon glow.'

More Info: Green River Music Festival 2023 Guide

Blue Ox Music Festival 2023

When: June 23-25, 2023

Where: Eau Claire, WI

The Scene: Bluegrass band, Pert Near Sandstone, hosts the Blue Ox Music Festival just outside of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The Whispering Pines Campground brings back festies each year with its hammock-handy shade trees and the peace of the central pond. This small sized festival is beloved for its cozy size and excellent bluegrass lineup.

More Info: Blue Ox Music Festival 2023 Guide

High Sierra Music Festival 2023

When: June 29-July 2, 2023

Where: Quincy, CA

The Scene: Situated in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, High Sierra Music Festival boasts a family friendly atmosphere packed with artists traversing all musical genres. The eclectic lineup at the festival is backed by a picturesque venue surrounded by a mountainous landscape and national forests. More than just music is offered at the High Sierra with yoga areas, audience-participation parades, children’s areas and more.

More Info: High Sierra Music Festival 2023 Guide

The Peach Music Festival 2023

When: June 29-July 2, 2023

Where: Scranton, PA

The Scene: Started by the Allman Brothers in 2012, The Peach Music Festival proudly plays out the jams at Montage Mountain just outside of Scranton, Pennsylvania. The spirit of Greg Allman (who died in 2017), still lives out with a lineup that always brings in the big names from this genre.

More Info: The Peach Music Festival 2023 Guide

Mosswood Meltdown 2023

When: July 1-2, 2023

Where: Oakland, CA

The Scene: Hosted by filmmaker John Waters, Burger Boogaloo is an eclectic music festival quoted by Waters himself as 'the perfect cult gathering of young and old music rebels who hate everybody in the world except each other.' The festival is hosted at the historic Mosswood Park in Oakland, California and has been on the festival circuit for over a decade.

More Info: Mosswood Meltdown 2023 Guide

80/35 Music Festival 2023

When: July 7-8, 2023

Where: Des Moines, IA

The Scene: For over a decade, the non-profit 80/35 festival has been filling downtown Des Moines with live music. Taking advantage of road touring artists that pass through on Interstates 80 and 35, this two-day fest always has a solid lineup of indie rock and other genres to delight the fans. As they say on their website: 'We believe in the power of music. To wake the spirit of the people and stir the street.'

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More Info: 80/35 Music Festival 2023 Guide

Rock Fest Wisconsin 2023

When: July 13-15, 2023

Where: Cadott, WI

The Scene: There are rock fests and then there is The Rock Fest. Now in its 25th year, Rock Fest in Wisconsin features the very best of active and classic rock names in the history of the genre. Aerosmith, Iron Maiden, Avenged Sevenfold, Kiss, Motley Crue, Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty, Kid Rock, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, Rob Zombie, and Korn are just a few of the names to touch down here. And with 7,000 campsites, you know it’s going to be a crazy weekend.

More Info: Rock Fest Wisconsin 2023 Guide

4848 Festival 2023

When: July 13-15, 2023

Where: Snowshoe, WV

The Scene: 4848 Festival features 3-days and 3-nights, 2 main-stages, 20+ genre-busting bands, 32+ hours of live music, crowd performers, craft beer, delicious food and authentic craft vendors, scenic-lift rides, Festival Express Shuttles, Split Rock pools, zipline, climbing wall and Shavers Lake Activities including; swimming, paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, plus hiking trails, beach, and lake-side hammocks.

More Info: 4848 Festival 2023 Guide

Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival 2023

When: July 13-16, 2023

Where: Millwaukee, WI

The Scene: Eat. Drink. Rock. It's four days of music and moto-culture at the home of Harley-Davidson.

More Info: Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival 2023 Guide

Under the Big Sky Fest 2023

When: July 14-16, 2023

Where: Whitefish, MT

The Scene: 'Under The Big Sky will showcase the very best in Americana, folk, alt-country and rock across two beautiful stages in the heart of one of America’s most unspoiled and pristine regions of natural wilderness. The festival pairs cutting edge emerging voices and talents with musical icons, creating a unique showcase for the diverse strains of American music today.'

More Info: Under the Big Sky Fest 2023 Guide

Faster Horses Country Festival 2023

When: July 14-16, 2023

Where: Brooklyn, MI

The Scene: Faster Horses Country Music Festival is the #partyofthesummer in Brooklyn, Michigan. 3 big days of country music and camping.

More Info: Faster Horses Country Festival 2023 Guide

Rock the South 2023

When: July 20-22, 2023

Where: Cullman, AL

The Scene: Rock the South is a two-day country music festival held in Alabama.

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More Info: Rock the South 2023 Guide

Floydfest 2023

Where: Floyd, VA

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Headwaters Country Jam 2023

When: July 27-29, 2023

Where: Three Forks, MT

The Scene: Headwaters is a three-day country music festival featuring 20+ bands on two stages, surrounded by Montana’s awe-inspiring landscape.

More Info: Headwaters Country Jam 2023 Guide

Peacemaker Festival 2023

When: July 28-29, 2023

Where: Fort Smith, AR

The Scene: The mission of the Peacemaker Festival is to bring a diverse cultural, musical and artistic experience to Downtown Fort Smith.

More Info: Peacemaker Festival 2023 Guide

Watershed Country Music Festival 2023

When: August 4-6, 2023

Where: George, WA

The Scene: Watershed is a massive country music festival held at The Gorge in Washington. With plenty of camping and eye-popping views, this is a one-of-kind country fest experience that's not to be missed.

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More Info: Watershed Country Music Festival 2023 Guide

Hinterland Festival 2023

When: August 4-6, 2023

Where: Des Moines, IA

The Scene: A four-day music festival in the Iowa countryside, Hinterland Music Festival has already hosted a number of world class acts, including Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Brandi Carlile, Sturgill Simpson, Hozier, Maggie Rogers, TV on the Radio, Dwight Yoakam, and Tyler Childers.

More Info: Hinterland Festival 2023 Guide

TidalWave Music Festival 2023

When: August 11-13, 2023

Where: Atlantic City, NJ

The Scene: The TidalWave Music Festival roars up onto the shores of Atlantic City this August. Kick it on the beach with all your favorite country stars from around the country.

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More Info: TidalWave Music Festival 2023 Guide

In Between Days Festival 2023

When: August 19-20, 2023

Where: Quincy, MA

The Scene: In Between Days will have two stages of live music featuring a diverse lineup spanning the world of indie rock featuring national headliners, inspired talent, and Boston’s most expansive local artist lineup.

More Info: In Between Days Festival 2023 Guide

Beach Road Weekend 2023

When: August 25-27, 2023

Where: Martha's Vineyard, MA

The Scene: Beach Road Festival is a three-day festival of pop, rock, and fun in Martha's Vineyard, an island off the coast of Massachusetts.

More Info: Beach Road Weekend 2023 Guide

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