Late summer into early fall is peak music festival season for 2021. With all of the fun events happening across the country, we’ve rounded up the top music festivals across all genres in Frontdesk cities. Whether you are planning a visit to one of the festivals for one day or one week, Frontdesk has suites for your stay!
Festivals by Date
What? Music Festival
This unique art and music festival is for inspiring attendees by providing an inclusive and supportive space for self-expression. Music lineup includes Charlesthefirst, Black Carl, Mersiv, Yheti, and more.
Hinterland Music Festival
The annual 3-day festival features a blend of music, camping, art, craft vendors, family events, and more. This year's music lineup includes Tyler Childers, Leon Bridges, Yola, The Avett Brothers, and more!
A celebration of Philly food, music, and culture with live music on two stages including Daryl Hall & John Oates, Squeeze, Kool & The Gang, The Wailers, and more!
Become a part of Cincinnati history by attending Cincy's first electronic festival! Artists include Adventure Club, Herobust, Boombox Cartel, and more.
A boutique festival produced by forward-thinking, dance music enthusiasts. The festival is a music, art, & style experience at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville's beloved Germantown neighborhood.
Growing out of Kosmos Music Festival, Kosmic Kingdom maintains that festival's dedication to bass music, dubstep, and beyond. This 2-day festival uses castles and over 35 functioning Renaissance builds as its backdrop.
Wonderbus Festival presents some of music’s top hitmakers including Kesha; AJR; The Band CAMINO and more! This is an all-ages festival featuring great music, a wide variety of culinary options, a robust artisan village and so much more.
The world's largest music festival! Summerfest hosts over 800 bands and 900k fans over 3-weekends on 11 different stages. Bands and performers span across all genres so there is something for everyone!
Made in America Festival
🎶 Hip Hop
The Made in America music festival is a massive musical celebration curated by Jay-Z that takes over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia each Labor Day weekend. The headliners for 2021 include Justin Bieber and Lil Baby.
🗓 September 9-12, 2021
Dancefestopia features party-starting DJs in a scenic, rural setting. The festival features four musical areas, each with their own sound.
Candler Park Music Festival
Galactic, The Infamous Stringdusters, Spafford and more are among the 2021 lineup over the 2-day festival.
Basilica Block Party
Basilica Block Party began in 1995 as a fundraiser to help pay for the structural restoration of The Basilica of Saint Mary. Today, proceeds from the 2-day rock festival benefit the Basilica Landmark, which preserves, restores, and advances the historic Basilica of Saint Mary.
Blended festival is the experience like no other - combining some of the world's most recognized artists, culinary stages, wine beer and liquor. Festival goers can expect live shows by some of the biggest names in Country, Pop, and EDM music.
ILLfest brings some of the world's best electronic musicians to the Travis County Expo Center in Austin. Art installations and trippy sights are around every corner at this two-day festival.
Imagine Music Festival
Starting as a smaller two-day downtown event, Imagine Festival has become Atlanta's largest EDM camping festival. The festival takes displays electronic royalty across six stages at the Atlanta Motor Speedway each fall.
Music Midtown is a large music festival dating back to 1994. The festival features a diverse lineup of over 30 artists across 4 stages.
🗓 September 22-25, 2021
Each year, Americanafest brings together legendary artists, the next generation of rising stars, fans, and industry professionals for multiple days of music.
Louder Than Life
Louder Than Life is America's largest rock music festival and this year they've added a Thursday night celebration event to kick-off the weekend! Headliners include Metalica, Nine Inch Nails, and Korn.
Metal and Beer Fest
The loudest, heaviest, 2-Day craft beer and metal festival in the world! The line-up includes Converge, Napalm Death, Midnight, Municipal Waste, and many more!
🗓 October 1-2, 2021
Breakaway is the fastest growing multi-city music festival with events in the mid west including Ohio, Michigan, The Carolinas and Tennessee. If you are ready to breakaway from reality and enjoy a rad weekend filled with great music, this is the festival for you!
Austin City Limits
The Austin City Limits Music Festival is an annual music festival held in Zilker Park in Austin, Texas on two consecutive three-day weekends. ACL Festival features a diverse lineup of acts every year with 8 stages, 100+ performances, and the most delicious food, drinks, and sweets!
Gasparilla Music Festival
🗓 October 1-3, 2021
Gasparilla Music Festival offers feel good music and great food along Tampa's waterfront! Over 40 bands perform across 5 stages over the 2-day festival.
98ROCKFEST is Tampa Bay's biggest rock show! Headliners include Shinedown, Seether, Candlebox, Fozzy, Dirty Honey, Ayron Jones, and more!
New Orleans Jazz Festival
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is an annual celebration of local music, art, and culture of New Orleans held at the Fair Grounds Race Course.
🎶 Hip Hop
ONE Musicfest is the Southeast's largest 2 day, urban progressive music festival. The festival features multiple stages of non-stop music, the best Food Trucks from around the globe, arts and craft Merch Village, and an interactive Visual Artist Village.
Reggae Rise Up
Reggae Rise Up Florida is undeniably one of the largest and most-recognized reggae festivals in the country. Featuring multiple stages, world-class production, interactive activities and large art installations, over one-hundred craft, beverage, and food vendors, space to layout and relax, and, of course, the biggest names in reggae music, Reggae Rise Up continues to set the standard year after year.
Shaky Knees Festival
🗓 October 22-24, 2021
With over 60 bands each year Shaky Knees is a rock-lover’s dream. Since its inception in 2013, Shaky Knees has featured a diverse lineup ranging from world-renowned acts to up-and-coming artists.
A3C Hip Hop Festival
🎶 Hip Hop
A3C Festival has become one of the most important hip-hop events of the year since it started in 2005. During the day, industry professionals participate at the A3C conference with panels, live interviews, and special speakers, while at night the three stages at the festival grounds are lit up with talent.
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