Festival d'ete' de Quebec
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Also known as the Quebec City Summer Festival, this year's stellar lineup includes The Weeknd, Lorde, Neil Young, Foo Fighters, The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes, Beck, Dave Matthews Band and more. Additional performers announced include Camila Cabello, Lil Yachty, Machine Gun Kelly and many others. The 2018 Festival d'ete' de Quebec runs from July 5 to 15.
Westward Music Festival
This downtown Vancouver festival just announced the second round of performers for this event, which runs September 13-16. Canadian singer-songwriter Andy Shauf, hyperkinetic pop star Sophie, Alberta's Chad VanGaalen, and ASAP mob's A$AP Twelvyy join acts that were previously announced, including Blood Orange, Kali Uchis, Kelela, and many more.
FYF Fest has released the final lineup for its annual festival.
The Los Angeles-based music fest will feature headliners including Janet Jackson and Florence and the Machine, but the supporting acts are just as impressive. With Future, St. Vincent and The XX on the bill, L.A. is in for a musical treat this summer when the festival returns to Exposition Park on July 21 and 22.
Crazy huge lineup alert: The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott, the National, Vampire Weekend, and Odesza will headline this legendary festival August 2 to 5 in Chicago. Lollapalooza co-founder Perry Farrell promises to debut new material from a forthcoming solo album.
Now in its sixth year, the CBC Music Festival takes place on May 26 at RBC Echo Beach in Toronto. The largest all-Canadian music festival will be headlined by Toronto alt rockers July Talk and Ottawa's EDM superstars, A Tribe Called Red.
Well, Bey and the gang slayed it April 13-15 and now we look forward to April 20-22, when folks will return to this Colorado Desert fest to behold Beyoncé (pictured), Portugal. the Man, Post Malone, SZA and Fleet Foxes. Canadians on the bill include The Weeknd, Belly, and Alvvays.
Eminem returns to Coachella for the first time since his 2012 collab with the Tupac hologram. Should be good.
Come for the Bey, stay for the B!
One last note about Coachella (for now!): “Bodak Yellow” phenom Cardi B plans to perform even though she'll be seven months pregnant by then. You go, girl!
Jack White headlines this New England festival alongside The Killers, Queens of the Stone Age, The National and Paramore, plus Canadians Belly and Alvvays.
We love that Boston Calling dog.
This fest takes place May 25-27 and also features a Comedy and Entertainment stage featuring Natalie Portman, Jenny Slate, and more.
Turn in your permission slip!
Metric and Yeah Yeah Yeahs headline Toronto's Field Trip Music & Arts Festival. It takes place June 2 and 3 at Toronto's Historic Fort York & Garrison Common.
The Governors Ball Music Festival
This NYC festival, which runs June 1-3, got our attention with a lineup that includes greats from across genres, including N.E.R.D, pictured.
The Governors Ball Music Festival
Joining N.E.R.D. will be rap god Eminem, alt rock veteran Jack White, R&B pop sensation Khalid, indie rock stalwarts Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and many more. In fact, Canadian superstar Shawn Mendes has just announced he'll be putting on a special performance on the main stage!
Bruno Mars (pictured) headlines this Napa Valley festival, which takes place May 25-27 and has one of the most bananas diverse lineups we've seen this year, which includes The Killers, Muse, The Chainsmokers, Halsey, Snoop Dogg, Incubus, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Head and the Heart, Billy Idol, Thievery Corporation, Mike D and more.
We guess it had to happen sometime but it doesn't make it any less striking when you see Shawn Mendes billed higher than Bryan Adams. It's a testament to the stacks of talent in the lineup for this fest, which runs July 5-15.
Eminem (that's him, pictured) headlines this Manchester, TN, fest that takes place June 7-10. Other big names include The Killers, Muse with Future, Canada's Broken Social Scene, Bassnectar and Sturgill Simpson.
Now in its 47th year, this country festival welcomes the heavy-hitting headliners Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Stapleton and Dierks Bentley from June 7 to 10 in Nashville. Performers donate their time to this event, which raises money for music education.
Stars and Thunder Festival
This festival has a super epic name and a lineup to match.
Sloan (pictured), Blue Rodeo, Matthew Good, 54-40, Our Lady Peace, Arkells, Beach Boys (wait, what?!), Gord Bamford, Colin James, Marianas Trench, Alan Doyle, Bryan Adams, Burton Cummings, Roch Voisine and more will play this festival in Sudbury, Ontario, on June 24. So, like, a slew of A-list Canadian rockers with a pinch of the Beach Boys thrown in for ... because ... well, why not? It's in Sudbury after all and that place rocks (Ahahah get it? Because nickel ore was discovered in 1883 during the construction of the transcontinental railway making Sudbury a world leader in nickel mining? And, like, mining involves lots of rocks and stuff? OK. You got it? OK. Cool. Because also, like, the 'rock' in 'rock 'n' roll,' see?)
Firefly Music Festival
Eminem is busy on the festival circuit this year! He's set to headline this Dover, Delaware, three-day festival that begins June 14. Kendrick Lamar (pictured) also tops the bill, along with Arctic Monkeys and The Killers.
You know what? We're totally here for this festival's chill, beach-side vibe and even the extent to which it is expressed in the event's name. Hanggggout Fesssst (we decided you have to draw the name out and pronounce it like you're a sleepy Matthew McConaughey for full effect so just play along and we'll all just get through this faster) will host feature sets from Kendrick Lamar, The Killers (pictured), The Chainsmokers and more from May 18-20 in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Boots and Hearts
Boots and Hearts
Canada's largest country music festival returns to magical Oro-Medonte, Ontario, August 9-12. This year's country heavyweight headliners include Florida Georgia Line, Alan Jackson, Thomas Rhett, Billy Currington, Dallas Smith, and Brett Young.