25+ Music Festival Lineups for 2019

Welcome to the New Year! It’s only the first day of 2019, but we’re already drowning in 2019 lineups. Here’s 25 lineups to get you started on your resolution to “to see more festivals.”

Pa’l Norte 2019

When: March 22-23, 2019

Where: Monterrey, Mexico

The Scene: The Pa'l Norte Festival in northern Mexico may change its design and style every year, but the slogan 'Siempre Ascendente' (Always Rising) remains the motto and spirit of this rock event. One of the most important and popular festivals in Latin America, Pa'l Norte showcases a number of international acts, emerging talent, and local artists.

More Info: Pa’l Norte 2019 Website

Shaky Knees Festival 2019

When: May 3–5, 2019

Where: Atlanta, GA

The Scene: Drawing in nearly 40,000 attendees, Shaky Knees Festival brings a highly desired indie scene to the streets of downtown Atlanta, Georgia. In an era where most festival headliners feature a variation of EDM/DJ acts, Shaky Knees lives to show another side of modern day music.

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More Info: Shaky Knees Festival 2019 Website

Sonic Temple 2019

When: May 17-19, 2019

Where: Columbus, OH

The Scene: America's largest rock festival tears up the Midwest every May in the most metal of cities -- Columbus, Ohio. The three-day festival is one of the anchors of The World's Loudest Month, an annual festival ode to all that is loud music. 60 bands across three stage over three days makes this a must-stop festival for fans of rock and metal.

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More Info: Sonic Temple 2019 Website

Primavera Sound 2019

When: May 30-June 1, 2019

Where: Barcelona, Spain

The Scene: This Barcelona institution is a beacon for the entire spectrum of indie rock along with a smattering of entries from just about every other genre of music. Hundreds of bands fill the Parc El Forum along with one-of-a-kind intimate performances throughout the city. Add this music festival mecca to your bucket list immediately.

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More Info: Primavera Sound 2019 Website

Hangout Fest 2019

When: May 16-19, 2019

Where: Gulf Shores, AL

The Scene: Hangout takes music festivalling to the beach with this springtime party held mid-May on the golden sands of Gulf Shores, Alabama. The huge lineup of just about every genre frequently gives a sneak peek to what's coming this summer in the United States. As far as we know, this is the only festival in the world where you can watch the main stage from a hot tub.

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More Info: Hangout Fest 2019 Website

Estereo Picnic 2019

When: April 5-7, 2019

Where: Bogota, Colombia

The Scene: Beginning as as a single day local festival, the Estéreo Picnic Festival has transformed into Colombia's modern-day mega-festival. With alumni like The Killers, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pixies, Nine Inch Nails, Kings of Leon, Jack White, Snoop Dogg, New Order, and Foals, Estéreo Picnic has made its mark as he biggest alternative festival in the country.

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More Info: Estereo Picnic 2019 Website

Summer Camp 2019

When: May 24-26, 2019

Where: Chillicothe, IL

The Scene: From chilled out late night campfire jams to beat busting dance shows, the party at Summer Camp goes long past the end of scheduled performances. “Scampers” can apply to become camp counselors which means free tickets, free camping, and free beer in exchange for being an official party ambassador to the other attendees. Our resident festival expert calls Summer Camp — “The best festival of the Memorial Day Weekend.”

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More Info: Summer Camp 2019 Website

The Peach Music Festival 2019

When: July 25-28, 2019

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.

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More Info: The Peach Music Festival 2019 Website

Vive Latino 2019

When: March 16-17, 2019

Where: Mexico City, Mexico

The Scene: It's one of the most important Spanish rock festivals in the world, highlighting acts from all over Ibero-America for nearly twenty years. The festival also dips into ska, reggae, and international artists.

More Info: Vive Latino 2019 Website

Welcome to Rockville 2019

When: May 3-5, 2019

Where: Jacksonville, FL

The Scene: Welcome to Rockville roars into Jacksonville, Florida, every spring with a powerful rock and metal lineup. Part of the World's Loudest Month, more than 50,000 fans show up for a monster weekend of nonstop rock with 45 bands on 4 stages.

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More Info: Welcome to Rockville 2019 Website

High Water Fest 2019

When: April 13-14, 2019

Where: North Charleston, SC

The Scene: The husband and wife team behind the folk duo, Shovels & Rope, are the organizers of this new music festival in South Carolina. The curated lineup is filled with plenty of Americana folk rock acts like The Avett Brothers, The Shins, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and Dawes. High Water also features plenty of tasty local libations along with Charleston chef-curated dining experiences.

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More Info: High Water Fest 2019 Website

BUKU Music + Art Project 2019

When: March 22-23, 2019

Where: New Orleans, LA

The Scene: From the venue to the art to the music, BUKU is one of the most unique festivals of the spring. With a post-industrial setting as a backdrop and featuring music from electronic, indie, and hip hop, BUKU strives and succeeds as a true festival experience. Catch up on your sleep -- with the all night shows in the city of New Orleans, you're going to need your rest.

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More Info: BUKU Music + Art Project 2019 Website

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2019

When: April 18-22, 2019

Where: Byron Bay, Australia

The Scene: Byron Bay Bluesfest is Australia's premier contemporary blues and roots music festival, showcasing a wide range of international artists over the long Easter Weekend. A fanbase of over 100,000 festies enjoy more than 200 performances over the five days along with family friendly fun.

More Info: Byron Bay Bluesfest 2019 Website

Stagecoach Country Music Festival 2019

When: April 26-28, 2019

Where: Indio, CA

The Scene: Curated for country music enthusiasts, Stagecoach Festival brings a little country flair to California. With attendances of up to 75,000 fans, Stagecoach is easily one of the largest country music festivals in the world. The breadth of seasoned pros and up-and-coming artists showcased in the festival's lineup brings attendees of all ages to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.

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More Info: Stagecoach Country Music Festival 2019 Website

Doctor Music Festival 2019

When: Cancelled

Where: Barcelona, Spain

The Scene: The cow is back! One of Spain's most legendary music festivals has been reincarnated for the new century. The latest rebirth of DMF moves from the mountains the the city, where you'll cath legendary acts and discover new favorites.

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More Info: Doctor Music Festival 2019 Website

Download Festival 2019

When: June 8-10, 2019

Where: Donington Park, UK

The Scene: It's loud. It’s crazy. Download isn't pretty and the metal fans that make the annual pilgrimage to the spiritual home of rock in Dongington Park wouldn't have it any other way. The largest rock and metal festival in the UK has featured genre legends like Faith No More, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Slipknot, Motörhead, and System of a Down.

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More Info: Download Festival 2019 Website

Epicenter Festival 2019

When: May 10-12, 2019

Where: Rockingham, NC

The Scene: Epicenter is a new 3-day fest that debuts at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in North Carolina. Epicenter Festival replaces Carolina Rebellion, which was held in North Carolina from 2011-2018. The new venue features nighttime entertainment with no curfew and enhanced camping amenities.

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More Info: Epicenter Festival 2019 Website

Electric Forest 2019

When: June 27-30, 2019

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.

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More Info: Electric Forest 2019 Website

Firefly Music Festival 2019

When: June 21-23, 2019

Where: Dover, DE

The Scene: In only a few short years, the Firefly Music Festival has become a solid addition to the East Coast summer calendar. Set in the forested landscape of The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway in Delaware, Firefly boasts seven stages and over a 100 performers each year.

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More Info: Firefly Music Festival 2019 Website

Lollapalooza Brasil 2019

When: April 5-7, 2019

Where: São Paulo, Brazil

The Scene: Not content to spend the winter in Chicago, Lollapalooza travels to South America every spring for stops in Chile, Brasil, and Argentina. Huge international artists mix with local and national talent for a mega-festival experience that changes every stop.

More Info: Lollapalooza Brasil 2019 Website

Sónar Barcelona 2019

When: July 18-20, 2019

Where: Barcelona, Spain

The Scene: Since its founding in 1994, Sónar has held 25 editions of the festival in Barcelona and another 74 events in 33 cities around the world. The flagship event in Barcelona embodies the event at its core which is to be the “pulse of the current electronic landscape”. During Sónar by Day, the festival features a huge music program along with its own tech conference called Sónar+D. At night, the event moves to a massive venue that easily makes this Spain's largest electronic festival. With its unique format and ever-changing style, Sonar continues to redefine the festival landscape.

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More Info: Sónar Barcelona 2019 Website

Camp Bestival 2019

When: July 25-28, 2019

Where: Dorset, UK

The Scene: It's summer camp for both kids and adults when the legendary Bestival delivers their unique spin on the family-friendly festival. The multi-award winning Camp Bestival combines an all-encompassing family festival experience with an action packed camping holiday; something that they like to call a Festi-Holiday. Set on the majestic grounds of Lulworth Castle on Dorset’s dramatic Jurassic coastline, Camp Bestival is jam-packed with entertainment.

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More Info: Camp Bestival 2019 Website

Punk Rock Bowling 2019

When: May 25-27, 2019

Where: Las Vegas, NV

The Scene: Combining mankind's three greatest creations (punk rock, bowling, and Las Vegas), this annual festival has grown popular enough to spin off editions across the country. But nothing compares to the flagship festival of Punk Rock Bowling in its downtown Las Vegas home over Memorial Day Weekend. 100 bands, 1000 bowlers, poker tournaments, movie screenings, and plenty of booze -- sounds like the perfect weekend.

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More Info: Punk Rock Bowling 2019 Website

Beyond Wonderland Mexico 2019

When: April 6, 2019

Where: Monterrey, Mexico

The Scene: Alice in Wonderland goes on vacation to Mexico in the latest edition of Beyond Wonderland. Insomniac and OCESA magic up a world-class lineup of heavyweight dance music icons, while fans find themselves immersed in the imaginative world of Alice and friends with mind-bending art installations, colorful characters, and incredible stage design.

More Info: Beyond Wonderland Mexico 2019 Website

Snowbombing Canada 2019

When: April 5-7, 2019

Where: Sun Peaks, BC

The Scene: The epic Austrian ski and snowboard festival has exported their slopeside bash to North America. The majestic mountains of Sun Peaks Resort in British Columbia host the event along with electronic acts from around the world. From the opening night street party, the infamous Forest Stage, and an underground parking garage turned club, there's plenty of venues to party at over this wild holiday.

More Info: Snowbombing Canada 2019 Website

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