Music Festival Rumors

We are starting to revamp our 2018 music festival rumors page as bands start announcing tours that make it easier to prognosticate what festivals people will be playing next year. We also have a variety of recaps from last year’s festivals we were at.

Coachella 2018 (April 13-15, April 20-22, Indio, Calif.)

2017 lineup dropped Jan. 3 / 2017 recap / 2017 W1 fest journal / 2017 W2 fest journal

 

Okeechobee 2018 (March 1-4, Okeechobee, Fla.)

2017 lineup dropped Nov. 10

 

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

2017 lineup dropped Dec. 6

 

Fortress Fest 2018 (April 28-29, Fort Worth, Tx.)

2017 lineup dropped Jan. 24 / 2017 recap / 2017 fest journal

 

Middlelands 2017 (May 5-7, Todd Mission, Tex.)

2017 lineup dropped Jan. 11 / Overheard at Middlelands 2017 / 2017 journal / Not returning to Todd Mission

 

Shaky Beats 2017 (May 5-7, Atlanta, Ga.)

2017 lineup dropped Jan. 9

 

Shaky Knees 2017 (May 12-14, Atlanta, Ga.)

Previous lineup drops: Jan. 10 (2017)Jan. 11 (2016)Jan. 14 (2015)Jan. 15 (2014)

 

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

Previous lineup drops: Nov. 29 (2017)Nov. 17 (2016)Jan. 12 (2015)Jan. 15 (2014)

 

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

2017 lineup dropped Jan. 23

 

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

Previous lineup drops: Jan. 23 (2017)Jan. 12 (2016)Feb. 4 (2015),  Feb. 4 (2014)

 

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

2017 lineup dropped Jan. 3

 

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

2017 lineup dropped Jan. 12 / 2017 Best + Worst / 2017 travel journal

 

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

Previous lineup drops: Jan. 4 (2017)Jan. 8 (2016)Jan. 7 (2015)Jan. 15 (2014)

2017 Best + Worst / 2017 travel journal

Bunbury (June 2-4, Cincinnati, Ohio)

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

 

Colossal Clusterfest (June 2-4, San Francisco, Calif.)

Lineup dropped Feb. 28 — Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart, Bill Burr, Ice Cube top inaugural bill

 

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

Previous lineup drops: Jan. 11 (2017)Jan. 19 (2016)Jan. 13 (2015)Feb. 19 (2014)Feb. 19 (2013),  Feb. 14 (2012)

2017 Best + Worst / 2017 festival journal

 

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

Previous lineup drops: Jan. 27 (2017)Nov. 18 (2016)Feb. 17 (2015)Jan. 14 (2014)

2017 Best + Worst / 2017 festival journal

 

Eaux Claires (June 16-17, Eau Claire, Wisc.)

2017 lineup dropped Jan. 27

 

 Arroyo Seco Weekend (June 24-25, Pasadena, Calif.)

2017 lineup dropped Mar. 14 / 2017 Best + Worst

 

Pitchfork (July 14-16, Chicago, Ill.)

2017 lineup dropped Mar. 10

 

Forecastle (July 14-16, Louisville, Ky.)

2017 lineup dropped Dec. 6

 

FYF Fest (July 21-23, Los Angeles, Calif.)

2017 lineup dropped Mar. 21 / 2017 Best + Worst

 

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

Previous lineup drops: Jan. 9 (2017), Mar. 1 (2016)

 

Wayhome (July 28-30, Oro-Medonte, Ontario, Canada)

2017 lineup dropped Feb. 11

 

 

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

Previous lineup drops: Mar. 22 (2017)Mar. 23 (2016), Mar. 25 (2015), Mar. 26 (2014)

 

Osheaga (August 4-6, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

Lineup dropped Feb. 28 — The Weeknd, Muse, Lorde headline

 

 

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

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

Lineup dropped Apr. 4 — Metallica, The Who, and Gorillaz headline

 

Bumbershoot (September 1-3, Seattle, Wash.)

2017 lineup dropped Apr. 25

 

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

2017 lineup dropped Mar. 23

 

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

 

Lineup dropped Apr. 25 — Gorillaz, Muse, Chance the Rapper headline

 

Lost Lake (October 20-22, Phoenix, Ariz.)

Lineup dropped Apr. 18 — The Killers, Chance the Rapper, ODESZA, Major Lazer headline