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Music Festival Guide: extended edition

Malik Rahili | The Appalachian


Malik Rahili | The Appalachian
Malik Rahili | The Appalachian

Extended Festivals:

Date: March 26-28
Headliners:Jamie XX, James Murphy, Clark
Location: Athens, Georgia
Price: $90

Date: March 27-29
Festival:Big Ears
Headliners:tUnE-yArDs, Swans, Kronos Quartet, Ben Frost
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Price: $178

Date: April 10-12
Festival: Rhythm n Blooms
Headliners: Drive by Truckers, The Decemberists
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Price: $60

Date: April 16-19
Festival: Shakori Hills
Headliners: A.J Ghent, Apple Chill Loggers
Location: Pittsboro
Price: $114

Date: April 17-19
Festival: Sweetwater 420 Festival
Headliners: 311 Theivary Corporation, Cage the Elephant, Snoop Dogg
Location: Atlanta
Price: $75

Date: April 23-26
Festival: Merlefest
Headliners: Avett Brothers, LeAnne Womack
Location: Wilkesboro
Price: $165

Date: April 30-May 2
Festival: Boone in Blossom
Headliners: Nomadic, Dr. Bacon, The Nude Party
Location: Boone
Price: $30 or $15 plus 15 cans of food

Date: May 1-3
Festival: Beale Street Music Festival
Headliners:Ed Sheeran, Lenny Kravitz
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Price: $95

Date: May 2-3
Festival: Carolina Rebellion
Headliners: Bush, Korn, Marilyn Manson
Location: Concord
Price: $99

Date: May 7-10
Festival: LEAF
Headliners: Xavier Rudd & The United Nations, Bombino, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires
Location: Black Mountain
Price: $124

Date: May 8-10
Festival: Shaky Knees
Headliners: The Strokes, The Avett Brothers, Wilco, Pixies
Location: Atlanta
Price: $215

Date: May 15-17
Festival: Hangout
Headliners: Foo Fighters, Sam Smith, Zac Brown Band, Beck
Location: Gulf Shores, Alabama
Price: $249

Date: May 16-17
Festival: Shaky Boots
Headliners: Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Old Crow Medicine Show
Location: Atlanta
Price: $169

Date: May 21-24
Festival: DelFest
Headliners: Del McCoury Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Trampled by Turtles
Location: Cumberland, Maryland
Price: $179.50

Date: May 22-24
Festival: CounterPoint
Headliners: Widespread Panic, Zedd, The Roots, Kygo
Location: Kingston Downs, Georgia
Price: $175

Date: June 5-7
Festival: Carolina Country Music Festival
Headliners: Big n’ Rich, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum
Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Price: $189

Date: June 11-14
Festival: Bonnaroo
Headliners: Billy Joel, My Morning Jacket, Deadmou5, Kendrick Lamar
Location: Manchester, Tennessee
Price: $324.50

Date: June 11-14
Festival: CMA Music Festival
Headliners: Zac Brown Band, Eric Church, Keith Urban
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Price: $350

Date: July 9-11
Festival: All Good
Headliners: Primus, moe., Cake, Theivery Corporation
Location: Summit Point, West Virginia
Price: $179

Date: Aug. 6-9
Festival: Ink-n-Iron
Headliners:Nashville Pussy, Misfits, Merle Haggard
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Price: $50-125

Date: Aug. 20-22
Festival: Camp Barefoot
Headliners: Big Gigantic, Greyboy Allstars, Dumpstaphunk
Location: Barton, West Virginia
Price: $150

Date: TBA
Festival: Mantrabash
Headliners: TBA
Location: Fergusen
Price: TBA

Date: TBA
Festival: Hopscotch
Headliners: TBA
Location: Raleigh
Price: TBA

Date: Sept. 10-13
Festival: Lockn’
Headliners: Umprey’s McGee, Widespread Panic
Location: Arrington, Virginia
Price: $259

Compiled by: Emma Speckman, A&E Editor and Jackson Helms, Senior Videographer with contributions from the Arts & Entertainment desk.

Editor’s note: This list is not intended to be fully comprehensive, but representative of some of the big upcoming festivals in the southeastern U.S. region (North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia and Georgia.) If you think we missed something, let us know!


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