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Music Festivals

Updated: Sep 12, 2019

The Governors Ball The Governors Ball is a music festival that is set to take place at Randall’s Island Park in New York City. This festival features plenty of popular artists such as Tyler, The Creator, Florence + The Machine, Louis The Child and so many more. Performances and activities will take place from May 31 to June 2. Nothing like starting off your summer in the Big Apple. A general admission weekend pass is currently priced at $305.

Lollapalooza Lollapalooza is definitely a popular music festival that is worth the hype. The location for this festival is prime being in the city of Chicago, Illinois. Not only do you get to listen to your favorite music artists, but you also get to experience all that downtown Chicago has to offer. Since this festival will take place on the dates on August 1 to 4, it is the perfect time, and weather, to visit Chicago. Although the lineup nor the ticket pricing has come out yet, general admission tickets start around $340. Check out festival details at

BONNAROO The Bonnaroo Music Festival is definitely one to look into. This festival is unique because not only do you get to listen to amazing live performances, but you also get a built-in camping experience on the grounds of the event. It will be located in Manchester, Tennessee on June 13 to 16 and 4-day general admission tickets are currently around $340.

Firefly The Firefly Festival will take place on the dates of June 21 to 23 in Dover, Delaware. Like Bonnaroo, this is camping music festival and according to the firefly website, it’s the largest on the East Coast. If you enjoy the outdoors, this would be the perfect event to add to your bucket list. Not only are you surrounded by nature, but you also have the opportunity to enjoy live music performances! Currently, a weekend general admission pass is $300. That is a deal considering all the amazing artists that will be attending this year.

Forecastle Just an hour away from Lexington is the Forecastle Festival located in Louisville, Kentucky. This festival also offers a variety of music and they typically include a good mix between well-known artists and upcoming artists within their lineup. This year, some of the popular artists that will be attending are The Killers, Playboi Carti and The Avett Brothers. The dates for this festival are July 12 to 14. Currently, it’s only $164.50 for a 3 day general admission pass.

Bunbury The Bunbury Music Festival is a great event for college students to enjoy a chill vibe with a variety of music genres. Located just a little over an hour away from Lexington, the festival will take place in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 31 to June 2. Currently, a general admission 3-day pass is priced at $189, which is fairly cheap compared to other music festivals.

Story Written by Lindsay Baisas


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