Music Festival Rumors

Music festival rumors are coming in quickly as lineups get prepared to drop for the 2017 season. We’ve got a list of them for some of our favorite festivals. Keep this page bookmarked and come check in regularly.

Coachella (April 14-16, April 21-23, Indio, Calif.)

Lineup dropped Jan. 3 — Beyonce, Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar headline

 

 

Okeechobee (March 2-5, Okeechobee, Fla.)

Lineup dropped Nov. 10 — Kings of Leon, Usher & The Roots, Bassnectar headline

 

 

BUKU Fest (March 10-11, New Orleans, La.)

Lineup dropped Dec. 6 — Deadmau5, Travis Scott headline

 

 

Fortress Festival (April 29-30, Fort Worth, Tx.)

Lineup dropped Jan. 24 — Run the Jewels, Purity Ring headline

 

 

Middlelands (May 5-7, Todd Mission, Tex.)

Lineup dropped Jan. 11 — Major Lazer, Kaskade, Bassnectar to perform

 

 

Shaky Beats (May 5-7, Atlanta, Ga.)

Lineup dropped Jan. 9 — The Chainsmokers, Kaskade, GRiZ headline

 

 

Shaky Knees (May 12-14, Atlanta, Ga.)

Previous lineup drops: Jan. 11 (2016)Jan. 14 (2015)Jan. 15 (2014)

Lineup dropped Jan. 10 — The xx, LCD Soundsystem, Phoenix headline

 

 

Hangout Fest (May 19-21, Gulf Shores, Ala.)

Previous lineup drops: Nov. 17 (2016)Jan. 12 (2015)Jan. 15 (2014)

Lineup dropped Nov. 29 — Mumford & Sons, Twenty-one Pilots, Frank Ocean, Chance the Rapper headline

 

 

Lightning in a Bottle (May 25-29, Bradley, Calif.)

Lineup dropped Jan. 23 — Bassnectar, Bonobo, Rufus du Sol top the bill

 

 

Sasquatch (May 26-28, Gorge, Wash.)

This year’s festival has been reduced from four days to three over Memorial Day Weekend.

Previous lineup drops: Jan. 12 (2016)Feb. 4 (2015),  Feb. 4 (2014)

Lineup dropped Jan. 23 — Frank Ocean, Chance the Rapper, Twenty-one Pilots headline

 

 

BottleRock Napa (May 26-28, Napa, Calif.)

Lineup dropped Jan. 3 — Foo Fighters, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Maroon 5 headline

 

 

Boston Calling (May 26-28, Allston, Mass.)

Lineup dropped Jan. 12 — Tool, Mumford & Sons, Chance the Rapper, and Bon Iver top the bill

 

 

Governors Ball (June 2-4, Randall’s Island, N.Y.)

Previous lineup drops: Jan. 8 (2016)Jan. 7 (2015)Jan. 15 (2014)

Lineup dropped Jan. 4 — Tool, Chance the Rapper, Phoenix, Childish Gambino top the bill

 

Bunbury (June 2-4, Cincinnati, Ohio)

Lineup dropped Jan. 24 — Muse, Wiz Khalifa, G-Eazy, Bassnectar top bill

 

 

Bonnaroo (June 8-11, Manchester, Tenn.)

Previous lineup drops: Jan. 19 (2016)Jan. 13 (2015)Feb. 19 (2014)Feb. 19 (2013),  Feb. 14 (2012)

Lineup dropped Jan. 11 — U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper headline

 

 

Firefly (June 15-18, Dover, Dela.)

Previous lineup drops: Nov. 18 (2016)Feb. 17 (2015)Jan. 14 (2014)

Lineup dropped Jan. 27 — The Weeknd, Muse, Chance the Rapper, Twenty-one pilots top the bill

 

 

Forecastle (July 15-17, Louisville, Ky.)

Lineup dropped Dec. 6 — LCD Soundsystem, Weezer, and ODESZA headline

 

 

FYF Fest (July 22-23, Los Angeles, Calif.)

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Panorama NYC (July 28-30, Randall’s Island, N.Y.)

Previous lineup drops: Mar. 1 (2016)

Lineup dropped Jan. 9 — Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, Nine Inch Nails, A Tribe Called Quest, Solange, alt-J headline

 

 

Lollapalooza (August 3-6, Chicago, Ill.)

Previous lineup drops: Mar. 23 (2016), Mar. 25 (2015), Mar. 26 (2014)

Confirmed

Slander — Reddit confirmed
Whethan — Reddit confirmed

Likely

Muse — frontman Matt Bellamy says “I think so” on Twitter

Out/Extremely Unlikely

Arcade Fire — at European festival same weekend

 

 

Outside Lands (August 11-13, San Francisco, Calif.)

Previous lineup drops: Apr. 5 (2016), Mar. 24 (2015), Apr. 8 (2014)

Confirmed

Flume — video interview

Likely

Out/Extremely Unlikely

 

 

KAABOO Del Mar (September 15-17, Del Mar, Calif.)

Lineup drop likely coming March (per tweet from KAABOO)

Confirmed

Weezerfirst headliner confirmed

 

Life is Beautiful (September 22-24, downtown Las Vegas, Nev.)