The 14 top 2017 summer music festivals by state

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As the temperature begins heating up, thousands are planning to take advantage of the long sunny days by attending major music festivals around the country. Revelers travel from far and wide to exotic remote areas or major cities to witness their favorite artists perform center stage. At least a dozen major festivals have announced their lineups and released tickets in the past few weeks, and some events have already sold out. Find out more information about the top 2017 summer music festivals, listed by state, below.

Alabama 

Hangout Festival in 2014Source: John Davisson/AP
Hangout Festival in 2014  John Davisson/AP

Hangout Fest, May 19-21 

Location: Gulf Shores, Alabama

Headliners: Mumford & Sons, Twenty One Pilots, Frank Ocean and Chance the Rapper

Ticket Prices: Range from $309 to $1,599, find more info here

California 

Calvin Harris played at Coachella in 2016.Source: Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Calvin Harris played at Coachella in 2016.  Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Coachella Festival, April 14-16 and April 21-23

Location: Indio, California

Headliners: Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Radiohead

Ticket Prices: Tickets have sold out.


Lightning in a Bottle, May 24-29

Location: Bradley, California

Headliners: Bassnectar, Bonobo, Rüfüs Du Sol, Kaytranada

Ticket Prices: $290 for four-day pass, find more info here


FYF Fest, July 21-23

Location: Exposition Park, Los Angeles

Headliners: Missy Elliot, Björk, Frank Ocean, Nine Inch Nails 

Ticket Prices: Range from $125 to $549, find more info here.

Delaware 

Grouplove performing at Firefly Festival in 2016.Source: Owen Sweeney/AP
Grouplove performing at Firefly Festival in 2016.  Owen Sweeney/AP

Firefly Festival, June 15-18

Location: Dover, Delaware

Headliners: Glass Animals, Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd, Muse

Ticket Prices: Range from $79 to $2,499, find more info here.

Florida 

Rolling Loud, May 5-7

Location: Bayfront Park, Miami

Headliners: Kendrick Lamar, Future, Lil Wayne, A$AP Rocky

Ticket Prices: starts at $249 for three-day admission. Find more info here.

Illinois 

Festivalgoers at Lollapalooza last yearSource: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images
Festivalgoers at Lollapalooza last year  Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

Lollapalooza, Aug. 3-6

Location: Grant Park, Chicago

Headliners: Chance the Rapper, The Killers, Muse, Arcade Fire

Ticket Prices: General admission sold out, VIP and Platinum tickets still available. Find more info here

Louisiana 

Essence Music Festival, June 29-July 2

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Headliners: Chance the Rapper, Solange, John Legend, Mary J. Blige, Diana Ross

Ticket Prices: Tickets start at $126. Find more info here


New York 

Concertgoers walking through festival grounds at Governors Ball in 2015.Source: Robert Altman/AP
Concertgoers walking through festival grounds at Governors Ball in 2015.  Robert Altman/AP

Governors Ball, June 2-4

Location: Randall's Island, New York City

Headliners: Chance the Rapper, Lorde, Phoenix, Childish Gambino

Ticket Prices: Range from $105 to $2,150, find more info here

Panorama, June 28-30

Location: Randall's Island, New York City

Headliners: Frank Ocean, Solange, Tame Impala, Nine Inch Nails

Ticket Prices: Range from $125 to $745, find more info here

Afropunk, Aug. 26-27

Location: Commodore Barry Park, Brooklyn 

Headliners: TBA

Ticket Prices: Range from $45 to $225, find more info here

Pennsylvania 

Root's Picnic, June 3

Location: Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia

Headliners: Pharrell Williams, Lil Wayne, Solange, 21 Savage

Ticket Prices: from $75, find more info here.

Tennessee 

Bonnaroo, June 8-11

All of the lights at Bonnaroo festival in 2015.Source: Jason Merritt/Getty Images
All of the lights at Bonnaroo festival in 2015.  Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Location: Manchester, Tennessee

Headliners: U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper

Ticket Prices: Range from $210 to $12,750, find more info here

Texas 

Euphoria, April 6-9

Location: Austin, Texas

Headliners: Alesso, Chromeo, Pretty Lights Live, Wiz Khalifa

Ticket Prices: Range from $69 to $309, find more info here.

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