We may be halfway through summer but don’t be fooled. There’s still plenty of gnarly adventures to get up to, especially when it comes to music festivals. As the saying goes, you always save the best for last and as we creep into the second half of summer you’ll find the best music festivals for summer 2018. So, pack your graphic tees and grab a plane ticket; these are the music festivals you don’t want to miss.
Date: August 2-5
Seriously, for only $335 for a four-day music festival in Grant Park, Chicago, you can’t go wrong. Mind you, there is the option to pay approximately $88 for one day. But with artists like The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Post Malone, Khalid, Tyler, Dua Lipa, and Gucci Mane being onlya few of the ones making an appearance, this is a music festival you’ll want to do for 4 nights long.
Date: July 27-29
This music festival is fast approaching so you’ll definitely want to get your tickets asap, which range from $80-$450 depending on whether you want to party all weekend long or just for one day. Trust us – you’ll want to party all weekend long with artists such as The Weeknd, Dua Lipa, Migos, Cardi B, Gucci Mane, Janet Jackson, The Killers, DJ Haram and so many more hitting the stage.
Date: August 10-12
Janet Jackson, The Weeknd, The Machine and more, take a trip to Golden Gate Park this August for one hell of a music festival. Outside Lands is actually San Francisco’s biggest music festival and a range of artists from hipster faves to pop divas, you can’t go wrong.
Put your strobe-light shoes on and animal graphic tees because Hot 100 Fest is going down in August. Located in Long Island, NY and hosted by Billboard, this is one EDM music festival you can’t miss this summer. With artists such as DJ Snake, Kehlani, Kim Petras, Bhad Bhabie, French Montana, Raw Sremmurd, Justin Skye and many more hitting the stage, you’re about to be a hot mess at this hot fest.
Date: August 25-26
For a two day party, the Afropunk Fest music festival is one you certainly want to consider. This is one of the few music festivals for summer 2018 that have a different lineup than all the rest. No Janet Jackson and The Weeknd here. Instead, you get Jaden Smith, Willow Smith, Daniel Caesar, Tyle The Creator, Janelle Monáe and many more.
On the entirely opposite side of the spectrum, you’ll find one of the best country music festivals with a quick trip across the border and into Canada. Boost and Hearts is the ultimate country festival to go to each summer, with artists such as Florida Georgia Line, Alan Jackson, Thomas Rett, Dallas Smith, Midland, James Barker Band, Lindsay Ell and many more hitting the stage.
So, grab your cowboy boots and music festival tees, and get ready for one of the best hoedowns.
Whether you’re headed to the best music festivals for EDM, rap, hip hop or country, these are the destinations you’ll want to hit up. But don’t forget that part of the music festival experience is all in the gnarly clothes you can wear. So, before you pack up and hit the road, head on over to Style Has No Boundaries for the music festival fashion you need.