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Your Guide To 2021 Music Festivals



As Covid cases decline, and more and more of the population is getting vaccinated, life is finally beginning to return to normal. One thing that many people have been itching to get back to is live music. As we get closer to summer, music festivals have begun their roll out. Rolling Loud, the biggest hip hop festival in America, was the first to announce their incredibly stacked line up and revealed the festival would be as soon as July. Soon after their announcement, other festivals followed suit. As of now, there hasn’t been any statements regarding if concert goers will need to have to show proof of vaccination, but I’m sure there will be some sort of regulations. So far 14 music festivals have been announced and scheduled for 2021, with more to come I’m sure. Hope your wallets are ready! Live music is back with a vengeance.

Rolling Loud Miami

Location: Miami, FL
Date: July 23-25
Headliners: A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Post Malone
Who To Look Out For: Est Gee, Sleepy Hallow, Spotemgottem, SSGKobe, SoFaygo, Benny The Butcher, Dro Kenji, Duke Deuce, Fivio Foreign, Pooh Shiesty


Location: Grant Park, Chicago
Date: July 29 – August 1
Headliners: Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Tyler, The Creator, Miley Cyrus
Who To Look Out For: Iann Dior, Saint JHN, Whitney, BIA, EarthGang, AG Club, Tobi Lou, Toosii, RMR, Ant Saunders

Hard Summer Music Festival

Location: San Bernardino, California
Date: July 31- August 1
Headliners: Future, Kaytranada, Don Toliver, DJ Snake, Dillon Francis, 2 Chainz
Who To Look Out For: $not, Rubi Rose, Mario Judah, DJ Scheme

Hive Music Festival

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Date: August 6-7
Headliners: Post Malone, $uicide Boy$
Who To Look Out For: Drakeo The Ruler, Tiagz, Dro Kenji, Flo Milli, Kaash Paige, Sheff G X Sleepy Hallow, Lil Spirit, Morray

Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash

Location: Chicago, IL
Date: August 20-22
Headliners: A$AP Rocky, Lil Baby, Lil Uzi Vert
Who To Look Out For: Kaash Paige, City Morgue, SSGKobe, Dro Kenji, TheHxliday


Location: Manchester, TN
Date: September 2-5
Headliners: Foo Fighters, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, Tame Impala, Tyler, The Creator, Lana Del Ray
Who To Look Out For: Young Thug, J.I.D., Flo Milli


Location: Napa Valley, CA
Dates: September 3-5
Headliners: Guns N’ Roses, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters
Who To Look Out For: Polo G, Jack Harlow, Chromeo, Dominic Fike, Kota The Friend, Lawrence, 99 Neighbors

Pitchfork Music Festival

Location: Union Park, Chicago
Dates: September 10-12
Headliners: Phoebe Bridgers, St. Vincent, Erykah Badu
Who To Look Out For: Yaeji, Jay Electronica, Danny Brown, Mariah the Scientist

Wireless Festival

Location: Crystal Palace Park, London
Dates: September 10 – 12
Headliners: Future, Skepta, Migos
Who To Look Out For: Lil Baby, Unknown T, AJ Tracey, Polo G, M Huncho, Headie One

Life Is Beautiful

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Date: September 17-19
Headliners: Tame Impala, Megan Thee Stallion, Green Day, HAIM, Billie Eilish, A$AP Rocky
Who To Look Out For: Don Toliver, EarthGang, 6lack


Location: Dover, DE
Date: Septemper 23 – 26
Headliners: Billie Eilish, The Killers, Tame Impala, Lizzo
Who To Look Out For: Maria Isabel, Kenny Mason, $not, Flo Milli, Dominic Fike, Marc Rebellet

The Governors Ball

Location: Queens, NYC
Date: September 24-26
Headliners: Billie Eilish, A$AP Rocky, J Balvin, Post Malone
Who To Look Out For: Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist, EarthGang, 99 Neighbors, Cordae, MIKE, Smino, Kota The Friend

Austin City Limits

Location: Austin, TX
Date: October 1-3, 8-10
Headliners: George Strait, Billie Eilish, Stevie Nicks, Miley Cyrus, RÜFÜS Du Sol, DaBaby, Erykah Badu
Who To Look Out For: Jack Harlow, Chet Faker, Freddie Gibbs, Tierra Whack, Channel Tres, Toosii, Ant Clemons, AG Club, BIA

III Points

Location: Miami, FL
Date: October 22-23
Headliners: The Strokes, Wu-Tang Clan, Rüfüs Du Sol, Eric Prydz, Jamie XX, Kaytranada, ZHU, Black Coffee, Peggy Gou
Who To Look Out For: Three 6 Mafia, Channel Tres, Ian Isiah, Gabriel Garzón-Montano

Outside Lands

Location: San Fransisco, CA
Date: October 29-31
Headliners: The Strokes, Lizzo, Tame Impala, Tyler, The Creator, Vampire Weekend, J Balvin, ZHU, Rüfüs Du Sol, Glass Animals, Young Thug, Kehlani
Who To Look Out For: Earthgang, 24kGoldn, Marc E. Bassy

Rolling Loud California

Location: San Bernardino, CA
Dates: December 10-12
Headliners: Kid Cudi, J. Cole, Future
Who To Look Out For: BIA, Jahmed, City Morgue, Young Nudy, Big 30, YNW BSlime