40+ Music Festivals To Check Out This June In The USA! [2023]
By / May 27, 2023

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June starts next week and we are so excited to get summer started. Today, we are running through just a few of the festivals that caught our eye listed in order of popularity across Music Festival Wizard. If you have questions or comments, head over to our socials and let us know what you think.

Roots Picnic 2023

When: June 2-4, 2023

Where: Philadelphia, PA

The Scene: Roots Picnic, named after its founders and iconic hip-hop legends, The Roots, takes place at Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. Expanding into New York, they have made it clear the festival will always keep its roots in Philadelphia where it has helped grow the cultural landscape. Although founded by hip-hop icons, the festival features a diverse lineup of R&B, rap, and indie alternative.

More Info: Roots Picnic 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

Gridlife Midwest 2023

When: June 2-4, 2023

Where: South Haven, MI

The Scene: It's the festival experience at high speed. #GRIDLIFE is about the merging of multiple automotive cultures and bringing everyone together on common ground for 3 days of music and motorsports. This is not your average music festival with the days filled with car racing and the nights taken over by EDM.

The Lineup:

More Info: Gridlife Midwest 2023 Guide

High Tide Festival 2023

When: June 3, 2023

Where: Charleston, SC

The Scene: High Tide is an immersive music & lifestyle experience focused on creating special moments set against picturesque, coastal backdrops, making the destination as important as the journey.

The Lineup:

More Info: High Tide Festival 2023 Guide

Firestone Walker Invitational 2024

When: June 1, 2024

Where: Paso Robles, CA

The Scene: More than 60 breweries will be returning to Paso Robles for the Firestone Walker Invitational. There will be music, awards, and great beer!

More Info: Firestone Walker Invitational 2024 Guide

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

Just Exactly Perfect Festival 2023

When: June 1-5, 2023

Where: Placerville, CA

The Scene: An intimate jammy experience with top billing artists on the South Fork of the American River.

More Info: Just Exactly Perfect Festival 2023 Guide

Riverbend Festival 2023

When: June 2-4, 2023

Where: Chattanooga, TN

The Scene: Riverbend Festival calls Tennessee, a stronghold state in the festival circuit, as home. Returning to the riverbanks of Chattanooga, the festival features a largely country and folk centered lineup. Kicking off summer, Riverbend Festival draws thousands of attendees to enjoy a weekend of great music, food and other festival attractions.

More Info: Riverbend Festival 2023 Guide

Cathead Jam 2023

When: June 2-3, 2023

Where: Jackson, Mississippi

The Scene: Cathead Jam is a music and cultural weekend filled with high-profile headliners from around the country, up and coming artists, and everything in between.

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More Info: Cathead Jam 2023 Guide

Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival 2023

When: June 3-4, 2023

Where: Atlantic City, NJ

The Scene: The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival will keep you having a good time for 2 days straight. This festival not only features hundreds of brews but also food and top notch musical entertainment.

The Lineup:

More Info: Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival 2023 Guide

Carolina Country Music Festival 2023

When: June 8-11, 2023

Where: Myrtle Beach, SC

The Scene: Grab a cowboy hat and a pair of flip-flops, as country music meets the scenic shores of Myrtle Beach when the boardwalk becomes home to the Carolina Country Music Fest!

More Info: Carolina Country Music Festival 2023 Guide

FlowJam Festival 2023

When: June 8-11, 2023

Where: Rixeyville, VA

The Scene: A 4 day experience fusing healing vibes, music, dance, and stimulating arts on a 55 acre property with a view of the blue ridge mountains.

More Info: FlowJam Festival 2023 Guide

Forbidden Kingdom Festival 2023

When: June 9-10, 2023

Where: Orlando, FL

The Scene: It's a fantastical journey into the world of the Forbidden Kingdom Music Festival in Boca Raton, Florida. Become immersed in a land full of bass music stars over two days in the most magical place of all - Florida!

More Info: Forbidden Kingdom 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

Heatwave Festival 2023

When: June 10-11, 2023

Where: Chicago, IL

The Scene: Music meets imagination this summer at the Heatwave Festival, a two day banger of dance music in downtown Chicago.

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More Info: Heatwave Festival 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

Barefoot Country 2023

When: June 15-18, 2023

Where: Wildwood, NJ

The Scene: A unique blend of today’s country headliners and up-and-comers, BCMF is host to the industry’s biggest stars. With the combination of country music and the scenic Wildwood’s backdrop, this family-friendly, three-day fest is a summer vacation destination.

More Info: Barefoot Country 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

Country Summer Music Festival 2023

When: June 16-18, 2023

Where: Santa Rosa, CA

The Scene: Celebrating its sixth year anniversary in 2019, Country Summer has evolved into a colossal three-day destination country music event, featuring a total of 20 performers on the Chevy Silverado Stage and the Redwood Credit Union Stage.

More Info: Country Summer Music Festival 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

Sierra Nevada World Music Festival 2023

When: June 16-18, 2023

Where: Boonville, CA

The Scene: Taking place over the summer solstice weekend, the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival promtes peace and love with a strong lineup of reggae, roots, and world music. The Mendocino County Fairgrounds is located in Boonville is the home of SNWMF, and also provide a wonderful camping environment.

More Info: Sierra Nevada World Music Festival 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

WonderRoad Fest 2023

When: June 17-18, 2023

Where: Indianapolis, IN

The Scene: From the organizers behind WonderStruck and WonderBus comes a brand-new 2-day fest in downtown Indianapolis.

More Info: WonderRoad Fest 2023 Guide

Boulevardia Festival 2023

When: June 17-18, 2023

Where: Kansas City, MO

The Scene: Boulevardia is an urban beer, food and music festival and Kansas City's biggest urban street festival.

More Info: Boulevardia Festival 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

Country Fest Wisconsin 2023

When: June 22-24, 2023

Where: Cadott, WI

The Scene: Held in late June every year in Cadott, Wisconsin, Country Fest holds the title as the largest country music camping event in the United States. With performances from some of the top country music artists in the country, Country Fest also features regional bands playing on multiple stages throughout the 380-acre natural amphitheater venue.

More Info: Country Fest Wisconsin 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

Country Jam Colorado 2023

When: June 22-24, 2023

Where: Grand Junction, CO

The Scene: Country Jam is a four-day country music festival featuring 20+ bands on two stages, surrounded by Colorado's awe-inspiring red rock landscape.

More Info: Country Jam Colorado 2023 Guide

Summerfest 2023

When: June 22-July 8, 2023

Where: Milwaukee, WI

The Scene: Officially billed in the Guinness Book of World Records as The World's Largest Music Festival, this lakeside festival lasts for a staggering three-weekend stretch and entertains nearly a million fans. Taking place along the shores of Lake Michigan right in downtown Milwaukee, this massive festival is also one of the most budget friendly music events of the summer.

More Info: Summerfest 2023 Guide

Sawtooth Valley Gathering 2023

When: June 22-25, 2023

Where: Stanley, ID

The Scene: It's four nights of live music and camping in the scenic Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho!

More Info: Sawtooth Valley Gathering 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

Summer Smash Festival 2023

When: June 23-25, 2023

Where: Chicago, IL

The Scene: The premier hip-hop music festival in the Midwest returns this August to Chicago with over 75 artists, 3 stages, and more installations than ever before.<br />

More Info: Summer Smash Festival 2023 Guide

Day Trip Festival 2023

When: June 24-25, 2023

Where: San Bernardino, CA

The Scene: It's house music all day long at this weekend festival held in southern California. Hosted by Insomniac, this is a summertime banger you won't want to miss. <br />

More Info: Day Trip Festival 2023 Guide

Out & About Festival 2023

When: June 24-25, 2023

Where: Vienna, VA

The Scene: Out & About Festival is a two-day, three-stage festival of music and nature headlined by Brandi Carlile in America's only National Park for the Performing Arts. Out & About celebrates pride by spotlighting LBGTQ+ artists and allies who live out loud.

The Lineup:

More Info: Out & About Festival 2023 Guide

Essence Music Festival 2023

When: June 29-July 3, 2023

Where: New Orleans, LA

The Scene: Known as 'the party with a purpose.' Essence Music Festival got its start in 1995, celebrating the 25th anniversary of its namesake magazine Essence. Taking place in the heart of New Orleans, attendees can choose to purchase tickets for the series of concerts at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome or partake in the free daytime activities around the city.

More Info: Essence Music Festival 2023 Guide

Resonance Music & Arts Festival 2023

When: June 29-July 1, 2023

Where: Garrettsville, OH

The Scene: Resonance Music & Arts Festival is a 3-day family-friendly fest with huge musical acts, crafts, food, workshops, yoga, and more!

More Info: Resonance Music & Arts Festival 2023 Guide

Great Blue Heron Festival 2023

When: June 30-July 2, 2023

Where: Sherman, NY

The Scene: Since 1992, the Great Blue Heron Music Festival, has enticed thousands of fans to the rolling hills of Western New York, for a weekend of Americana, reggae, swing, Celtic, rock, and bluegrass music. Taking place over the long 4th of July weekend, festies can take advantage of the excellent camping with sites tucked away in the woods that surround the nearby lake.

More Info: Great Blue Heron Festival 2023 Guide

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