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

Confirmed (20 out of 24 correct)

Likely (12 out of 14 correct)


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


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.)

Lineup dropping Jan. 10, tickets on sale same day
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


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)


Frank Ocean — from the festival


Band of Horses — tour gap during Sasquatch
Vulfpeck — Sasquatch-sized tour gap

Out/Extremely Unlikely

Roger Waters — conflicting tour dates
Aerosmith — conflicting tour dates
Tame Impala — indefinite hiatus planned in 2017
Sigur Ros — on the East Coast during this time
Panic! At the Disco — Seattle tour date in March
PJ Harvey — Seattle tour date in May
Tove Lo — Seattle tour date in February
Angel Olsen — touring in Europe
GROUPLOVE — Seattle tour date in April
Frightened Rabbit — playing Boston Calling & BottleRock same weekend
Julien Bakerin Europe
MisterWives — Seattle tour date in March
Saint Motel — Seattle tour date in March


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


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)


Phantogram — festival organizers
Busta Rhymes — festival organizers
Illenium — Reddit confirmed
The White Panda — self-confirmed at a show
Rainbow Kitten Surprise — Reddit confirmed


Muse — postcard sent to Reddit user from Firefly

Out/Extremely Unlikely

Guns N Roses — in Europe in June
Aerosmith — conflicting tour dates
 — at European festival same weekend
Coldplay — in Europe in June
Arcade Fire — conflicting tour dates
Foo Fighters — in Finland on June 19
Green Day — European tour
Sigur Ros — date in May nearby
Frank Ocean — in Europe from May to July
Tove Lo — in Europe
James Blake — in Europe during this time
The Kills — in Finland on June 19
Prophets of Rage — on European tour
Run the Jewels — conflicting tour dates
Tame Impala — indefinite hiatus planned in 2017


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

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


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



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)


Slander — Reddit confirmed
Whethan — Reddit confirmed


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)


Flume — video interview


Out/Extremely Unlikely


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

Lineup drop likely coming March (per tweet from KAABOO)

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