2021 Music Festival Season – Something To Look Forward To!

This year has been a wild ride, but with the pandemic winding down and vaccines rolling out, things are turning around. Here is a look at 2021 music festival season and what to look forward to!

Many of us have been waiting for this moment, the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. As vaccine roll-outs continue, we are all making lists of all the activities we can’t wait to take part in.

For some of us it’s the long-awaited visit to family and friends. However, for others its 2021 music festival season. We had to forgo festivals last summer, but it’s looking like this summer will make up for it.

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2021 music festival season – confirmed events you can start planning for

Outside Lands

Date: October 29-31 2021

Location: San Francisco, California

HeadLiners: Tame Impala, Tyle The Creator, ZHU, Khruangbin, Lizzo and more!

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Summer Camp 

Date: August 20-21, 2021

Location: Chillicothe, Illinois

Headliners: Three 6 Mafia, Banyan, Billy Strings and way More!

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Riot Fest 

Date: September 16-18

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Headliners: Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins, Run The Jewels, The Pixies and more!

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EDC Las Vegas

Date: October 22-24

Location: Las Vegas – Motor Speedway

Headliners: Above & Beyond, Alice in Wonderland, Bijou, Camelphat and more!

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Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Date: June 11-20, 2021

Location: Telluride, Colorado

Headliners: Dierks Bentley, Sam Bush Band, Emmylou Harris and more!

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Essence Festival of Culture

Date: June 25-27 and July 2-4

Location: Virtual

Headliners: Artists have yet to be announced. However, you can expect the entertainment and empowerment-driven festival to include “powerful day-time interactive sessions and star-studded evening concerts”

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Date: September 2-4, 9-11 and 16-18, 2021

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Headliners: Miley Cyrus, Green Day, Luke Bryant, Chance The Rapper and more!

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Date: September 3-5, 2021

Location: Napa, California

Headliners: Guns N’ Roses, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stalion and more!

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Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Date: September 2-5 2021

Location: Manchester, Tennessee

Headliners: Tame Impala, Lizzo, Foo Fighters, Lana Del Ray, Tyler The Creator and more!

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Electric Zoo 

Date: September 3-5

Location: Randalls Island Park, NYC

Headliners: Alesso, Ben Nicky, Ace Aura, Dom Dolla, Carnage and more!

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ACL – Austin City Limits

Date: October 1-3 and 8-10, 2021

Location: Zilker Park, Austin Texas

Headliners: Billie Eilish, Stevie Nicks, RUFUS DU SOL, Erykah Badu, Miley Cyrus and more!

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Firefly Festival

Date: September 23-26, 2021

Location: Dover, Delaware

Headliners: Cage The Elephants, The Killers, Portugal The Man, Diplo, Glass Animals and more!

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The Governors Ball

Date: September 24-26

Location: New York City, New York

Headliners: Dababy, Leon Bridges, Future Island, Freddie Gibbs, Orville Peck and more!

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Date: October 1-3, 2021

Location: Arrington, Virginia

Headliners: To be announced

To-Be-Determined 2021 Music Festivals 

Coachella, Pitchfork Fest, Lollapalooza, Hot 97 Summer Jam, Burning Man.

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It is looking like 2021 music festival season should be a good one! Additionally, with so much to look forward to this summer, it’s important to remember some of these events may require a full-vaccination or mask mandates.

This summer is the start of a new beginning and with life returning to normal. Who is ready to put this pandemic behind us and get back to living?

Up Next … Fully Vaccinated Americans Can Say Goodbye To Mask Mandates!

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