The Future Heart Guide to 2015 Music Festivals

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Mountain Jam

June 4-7 in Hunter Mountain, New York
Ticket information and official website

The Black Keys, Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, Alabama Shakes
Gov’t Mule “Dark Side of the Mule,” moe., Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Big Gigantic, Rebelution, The Wailers, Rusted Root, Railroad Earth, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Benjamin Booker, The Budos Band, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Marco Benevento, more

Wakarusa Music Festival

June 4-7 in Ozark, Arkansas
Ticket information and official website

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, The Roots, Major Lazor
Portugal. The Man, Umphrey’s McGee, STS9, Thievery Corporation, Lotus, Galactic, Macy Gray with Galactic, Slightly Stoopid, Chance the Rapper, Rebelution, Young the Giant, Big Gigantic, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Matisyahu, Ozomatli, The Growlers, Old 97’s, Moon Taxi, more

The Governors Ball Music Festival

June 5-7 in New York, New York (Randall’s Island)
Ticket information and official website

The Black Keys, Drake, Deadmaus, Florence + The Machine
My Morning Jacket, Björk, Tame Impala, Weird Al Yankovic, St. Vincent, The Decemberists, The War on Drugs, Ryan Adams, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Chromeo, Flume, Hot Chip, Death From Above 1979, SBTRKT, Charli XCX, Flying Lotus, Rudimental, Royal Blood, Conor Oberst, Lana Del Rey, Atmosphere, Little Dragon, Vance Joy, A-TRAK, Big Gigantic, Future Islands, Marina & The Diamonds, Sturgill Simpson, Angus & Julia Stone, Sharon Van Etten, Twin Shadow, Moon Taxi, DIIV, Benjamin Booker, Strand of Oaks

Bonnaroo Music Festival

June 11-14 in Manchester, Tennessee
Ticket information and official website

Billy Joel, Mumford & Sons, Deadmau5, Kendrick Lamar
My Morning Jacket, Spoon, Belle and Sebastian, Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, Temples, Courtney Barnett, Ben Folds, Woods, Earth Wind & Fire, Flying Lotus, The War on Drugs, Gary Clark Jr., Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood, Caribou, Mac DeMarco, Florence + The Machine, Bassnectar, Alabama Shakes, Childish Gambino, Flume, Hozier, Slayer, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, STS9, Tears for Fears, Brandi Carlile, Twenty|One|Pilots, The Bluegrass Situation SuperJam featuring Ed Helms & Special Guests, SBTRKT, Punch Brothers, Tove Lo, Run the Jewels, Dawes, Trampled By Turtles, Sturgill Simpson, Moon Taxi, AWOLNATION, Sylvan Esso, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Guster, Against Me!, Jerry Douglas Presents Earls of Leicester, Bleachers, Rudimental, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Shabazz Palaces, Benjamin Booker, The Growlers, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Pokey LaFarge, Bahamas, Strand of Oaks, Pallbearer, Hiss Golden Messenger, King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard

Firefly Music Festival

June 18-21 in Dover, Delaware
Ticket information and official website

Lineup: TBA
(Paul McCartney, Kings of Leon and The Killers rumored to headline; St. Vincent rumored as well) 

Solid Sound

June 26-28 in North Adams, Massachusetts
Ticket information and official website

Rest of lineup: TBA

Hudson Music Project

(Allegedly July 10-12 in Saugerties, New York)

All information (including confirmation it will take place this year) TBA

Pitchfork Music Festival

All information TBA

Forecastle Festival

July 17-19 in Louisville, Kentucky
Ticket information and official website

Lineup: TBA


July 31-August 2 in Chicago, Illinois (Grant Park)
Ticket information and official website

Lineup: TBA

Outside Lands

August 7-9 in San Francisco, California (Golden Gate Park)
Ticket information and official website

Lineup: TBA

Peach Music Festival

August 13-16 in Scranton, Pennsylvania
Ticket information and official website

Gregg Allman, Santana, Bob Weir with Bill Kreutzmann’s Billy & The Kids
Willie Nelson & Family, Old Crow Medicine Show, Lotus, Papadosio, Rusted Root, G. Love & Special Sauce, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenues, Beats Antique, Bob Weir with Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Dark Star Orchestra, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Warren Haynes featuring Railroad Earth, Butch Trucks & Very Special Friends, Oteil & Roosevelt

Lock’n Festival

September 10-13 in Arrington, Virginia
Ticket information and official website

Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, Phil Lesh and Friends, The String Cheese Incident, The Doobie Brothers, The Doobie Incident, Widespread Panic, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Keller Williams’ Grateful Gospel, St. Paul and the Broken Bones and many more to still be announced
(Grateful Dead reunion 50th anniversary sets were rumored but at this point are extremely unlikely: Bob Weir told Billboard the four living members will perform together for the final time on July 5th)

Austin City Limits Music Festival

October 2-4 and 9-11 in Austin, Texas (Zilker Park)
Ticket information and official website

Lineup: TBA

Treasure Island Music Festival

October 18-19 in San Francisco, California
Ticket information and official website

Lineup: TBA

Life Is Beautiful Festival

October in Las Vega, Nevada
Ticket information and official website

Lineup: TBA

Voodoo Fest 2015

October 30 – November 1 in New Orleans, Louisiana
Ticket information and official website

Lineup: TBA

Fun Fun Fun Festival

November 7-9 in Austin, Texas
Ticket information and official website

Lineup: TBA

Past Festivals

Air + Style: Los Angeles

February 21-22 in Pasadena, California (Rose Bowl)
Ticket information and official website

Flaming Lips, Kendrick Lamar, Edwards Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Steve Aoki, Phantogram, Portugal. The Man, Sleigh Bells, Diplo, The Black Lips, Surfer Blood, more

Coastline Festival – Canceled

February 21 in St. Petersburg, Florida and February 22 in Pompano Beach, Florida
Ticket information and official website

The Flaming Lips, The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, Future Islands, The Airborne Toxic Event, Young the Giant, Tove Lo, Echosmith

Savannah Stopover Music Festival

March 5-7 in Savannah, Georgia
Ticket information and official website

Generationals, Southern Culture on the Skids, Matthew E. White, San Fermin, ASTR, Diarrhea Planet, more

Gasparilla Music Festival

March 7-8 in Tampa, Florida
Ticket information and official website

Modest Mouse
The Budos Band, Hiss Golden Messenger, Trampled by Turtles, Gogol Bordella, The Gaslight Anthem, Mutemath, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.,

Levitation Chicago

March 13-14 in Chicago, Illinois (Thalia Hall)
Ticket information and official website

The Pop Group, Viet Cong, Swervedriver, Lumerians, Oren Ambarchi, Mind Over Mirrors, Heaters, Vision Fortune, Christines

The BUKU Project

March 13-14 in New Orleans, Louisiana
Ticket information and official website

Bassnectar, A$AP Rocky, Passion Pit
Portugal. The Man, STS9, Run the Jewels, TV on the Radio, Empire of the Sun, Die Antwood, more

Treefort Music Fest

March 25-29 in Boise, Idaho
Ticket information and official website

Built to Spill, Foxygen, of Montreal, Spaceface, TV On The Radio, Trampled By Turtles, Joyce Manor, YACHT, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Generationals, Rubblebucket, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Matthew E. White, more

Big Ears Music Festival

March 27-29 in Knoxville, Tennessee
Ticket information and official website

Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet, Nels Cline (of Wilco), Swans, Bryce Dessnew (of The National), Bill Frisell, A Winged Victory for the Sullen, Steve Gunn, Perfume Genius, Grouper, The Bad Plus, tUnE-yArDs, Jamie xx, Ben Frost, Amen Dunes, SQÜRL (Jim Jarmusch), Sam Amidon, Rhiannon Giddens, more

McDowell Mountain Music Festival

March 27-29 in Phoenix, Arizona (Margaret T. Hance Park)
Ticket information and official website

Phantogram, Thievery Corporation, Widespread Panic, Passion Pit
Portugal. The Man, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Beats Antique, Trampled by Turtles, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, StrFkr, Robert Delong, Break Science, more


Burgerama Four

March 28-29 in Santa Ana, California
Ticket information and official website

Weezer, Ty Segall, Black Lips
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Roky Erickson, White Fence, J Mascis, Beachwood Sparks, Fuzz, Tobacco, Broncho, Jacco Gardner, Meatdbodies, Happyness, Jeff the Brotherhood, Dengue Fever, Allah-Las, King Tuff, Fidlar, Merchandise, more

burgerama four lineup

Coachella Music Festival

April 10-12 and 17-19 in Indio, California
Ticket information and official website

Jack White, AC/DC, Drake
Tame Impala, The Ghost of A Saber Tooth Tiger, Belle and Sebastian, St Vincent, Interpol, Steely Dan, Alabama Shakes, The War on Drugs, Parquet Courts, Mac DeMarco, Built to Spill, Panda Bear, The Weeknd, Perfume Genius, Ryan Adams, Alesso, Ride, Nero, Azealia Banks, Flying Lotus, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah, Lykke Li, Caribou, Todd Terje and the Olsens, Angus & Julia Stone, Squarepusher, Action Bronson, Sylvan Esso, Kimbra, Cloud Nothings, Allah-Las, Jon Hopkins, alt-J, Ratatat, Hozier, Bad Religion, SBTRKT, FKA Twigs, Tyler, The Creator, Father John Misty, Run the Jewels, Swans, Milky Chance, Toro y Moi, Royal Blood, St. Paul And The Broken Bones, Benjamin Booker, David Guetta, Marina And The Diamonds, Fitz And The Tantrums, Brand New, Jenny Lewis, Jamie xx, Off!, Charles Bradley, Philip Selway, Joyce Manor, Angel Olsen, Sturgill Simpson, Sloan, The Orwells, The Cribs, many more

420 Fest

April 17-19 in Atlanta, Georgia (Centennial Olympic Park)
Ticket information and official website

Snoop Dogg, 311, Thievery Corporation
Primus, Gov’t Mule, moe., Cage the Elephant, Slightly Stoopid, Delta Rae, Wood Brothers, The Wailers, AER, Big Data, The Floozies, Anders Osborne, Revivalists, more


Norman Music Festival

April 23-25 in Norman, Oklahoma
Free; details at official website

Ra Ra Riot
More artists TBA

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

April 24-26 and April 30-May 3 in New Orleans, Louisiana
Ticket information and official website 

Two weekends of single day ticketed events:

April 24 – Wilco, Keith Urban, Jimmy Cliff, Hozier, Tedeschi Trucks Band, dozens more
April 25 – The Who, Keith Urban, John Legend, Ryan Adams, more
April 26 – Jimmy Buffett, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Pitbull, Allen Toussaint, more
April 30 – Widespread Panic, Alison Krauss & Union Station, more
May 1 – No Doubt, Chicago, Anthony Hamilton, Galactic featuring Macy Gray, more
May 2 – Elton John, Ed Sheeran, T.I., Jerry Lee Lewis, Aaron Neville, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Taj Mahal Trio, more
May 3 – Headliner TBA, Steve Winwood, The O’Jays, Kacey Musgraves, Buddy Guy, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, more

new orleans jazz fest 2015 poster


Levitation – Austin Psych Fest

May 8-10 in Austin, Texas (Carson Creek Ranch)
Ticket information and official website

The Flaming Lips, Tame Impala, The Jesus & Mary Chain performing Psychocandy
Spiritualized, White Fence, Thee Oh Sees, Fuzz, The Black Angels, Melody’s Echo Chamber, Primal Scream, Mac DeMarco, Lightning Bolt, A Place to Bury Strangers, The Sword, Earth, METZ, The Soft Moon, Rose Windows, The Black Ryder, Night Beats, The Blank Tapes, Nothing, Indian Jewelry, Fat White Family, more

Shaky Knees Music Festival

May 8-10 in Atlanta, Georgia (Central Park)
Ticket information and official website

The Strokes, The Avett Brothers, Wilco
Pixies, Tame Impala, Neutral Milk Hotel, Built to Spill, Dr Dog, Panda Bear, Spiritualized, Social Distortion, Ryan Adams, Noel Gallagher‘s High Flying Birds, Mastodon, Old Crow Medicine Show, Interpol, Flogging Molly, TV on the Radio, Manchester Orchestra, James Blake, Death From Above 1979, Kaiser Chiefs, ZZ Ward, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave, The Black Lips, The Mountain Goats, Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls, The Kooks, Best Coast, Real Estate, Wavves, The Both (Aimee Mann / Ted Leo ), Mac DeMarco, Minus the Bear, Old 97’s, The Heartless Bastards, Mariachi El Bronx, The Vaccines, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Surfer Blood, more

Big Guava Music Festival

May 8-9 in Tampa, Florida (Florida State Fairgrounds)
Ticket information and official website

The Strokes, Pixies, Hozier
Passion Pit, Ryan Adams, James Blake, TV on the Radio, Run the Jewels, Jenny Lewis, Death From Above 1979, Action Bronson, Cold War Kids, Banks, Robert DeLong, Milky Chance, Classixx, Big Data, Iration, more



Hangout Music Festival

May 15-17 in Gulf Shores, Alabama
Ticket information and official website

Beck, Foo Fighters, Zac Brown Band
My Morning Jacket, Spoon, Umphrey’s McGee, Phantogram, TV on the Radio, Jenny Lewis, Foster The People, Paramore, Major Lazer, Strand Of Oaks, Future Islands, Father John Misty, Drive-By Truckers, Toro Y Moi, more

Del Fest

May 21-24 in Cumberland, Maryland
Ticket information and official website

Del McCoury Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, David Grisman, Jason Isbell
Trampled by Turtles, Railroad Earth, Greensky Bluegrass, Leftover Salmon, The Travelin’ McCourys, Lake Street Dive, more

Summer Camp Music Festival

May 22-24 in Chillicothe, Illinois
Ticket information and official website

moe. (five sets), Umphrey’s McGee (five sets)
Steve Miller Band, Widespread Panic, STS9, Big Gigantic, John Butler Trio, The Floozies, The Infamous Stringdusters, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Keller Williams & Grateful Grass, Paul Oakenfold, Trampled By Turtles, more

Counter Point Music Festival

May 22-24 in Kingston Downs, Georgia
Ticket information and official website

Widespread Panic, Zedd, The Roots, Kygo
Umphrey’s McGee, Zeds Dead, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Rebelution, Lettuce, Galatic, more

Boston Calling Music Festival

May 22-24 in Boston, Massachusetts (City Hall Plaza)
Ticket information and official website

Beck, Pixies, My Morning Jacket
Tame Impala, St. Vincent, TV On The Radio, Jason Isbell, Tenacious D, Tove Lo, Run The Jewels, Sharon Van Etten, more

Sasquatch! Music Festival

May 22-25 in Quincy, Washington
Ticket information and official website

Modest Mouse, Robert Plant, Kendrick Lamar
Tame Impala, St. Vincent, Spoon, The War on Drugs, Father John Misty, Courtney Barnett, FUZZ, The Budos Band, The Decemberists, Lana Del Rey,  Ryan Adams, James Blake, Chromeo, Hot Chip, Run the Jewels, Future Islands, Jenny Lewis, ScHoolboy Q, Real Estate, Sharon Van Etten, Will Butler, Jose Gonzalez, Action Bronson, Perfume Genius, Little Dragon, Dilated Peoples, Alvvays, Rustie, Royal Blood, King Tuff, Sylvan Esso, Benjamin Booker, Ab-Soul, Diarrhea Planet, Twin Peaks, Raury, The Districts, Ought, Strand of Oaks, Merchandise, Of Monsters and Men, Flume, Gogol Bordello, The Glitch Mob, Jungle, Shovels & Rope, Milo Greene and more


Nelsonville Music Festival

May 28-31 in Nelsonville, Ohio 
Ticket information and official website

The Flaming Lips, St. Vincent, Merle Haggard
Trampled by Turtles, Lucero, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Oblivians, more to be announced

Bottleneck Music Festival

May 29-31 in Napa Valley, California 
Ticket information and official website

Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, Imagine Dragons, No Doubt
Portugal. The Man, Courtney Barnett, The Avett Brothers, Foster the People, The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Public Enemy, Trampled By Turtles, Passion Pit, Snoop Dogg, Cage The Elephant, Young the Giant, Gipsy Kings, Capital Cities, AWOLNATION, Michael Franti & Spearhead, American Authors, Los Lobos, ZZ Ward, Echosmith, Lettuce, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Xavier Rudd & The United Nations, The Mowgli’s, more


The Future Heart’s Top Ten 2015 Music Festivals


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