The best music festivals to visit in the U.S.

Having in mind that Coachella is the main event happening each year in California, not many people have the opportunity to visit it, mainly because of the budget. If you are a fan of these types of events, there are still many music festivals which you can visit, without breaking your bank account. Just make sure to up your priorities and choose the festival which will provide you the best experience. Check out our choice of some music festivals which is worth of seeing.


Each year between 26 and 28 May, this festival holds a place at Gorge, Washington. Thousands of people gather to enjoy a pleasant atmosphere and a beautiful site at the Pacific. Basically, this is a hippy festival, so you should expect that a lot of people will be wearing plaid shirts and looking very casual. The Sasquatch is named after a legend of a Big Foot. Last year visitors had a chance to hear the Cure and Florence and The Machine. If it’s your first time attending this event, try to embrace it in order to have one of the best experiences.

Punk Rock Bowling

punkrockHeading towards Las Vegas might be one of the best decisions you will ever make. This is held on May, between 26 and 29 and it has a long-lasting tradition, 19 years long. Bringing punk bands in one place will be a paradise for all people who enjoy this type of music. Some of the famous names who take participation in this festival are Iggy Pop, Bouncing Souls, Pennywise and many others. The atmosphere is very pleasant, and many people gather to hear their favorite artists.

Governor’s Ball

Taking place on Randall’s Island, between 2 and 4 June, this festival is a great opportunity to spend some time away from the city. Considering it’s still close to New York, you will have a filling you landed in a country which is inside of this big metropolitan. This year you can expect to see Tool, Lorde, Wu-Tang Clan, and many others. This is very beneficial for people who are living nearby, once you are done with your day, you relax and visit this festival.

Pitchfork Music Festival

Chicago is a major part of the music festival scene in the U.S. The city hosts some of the biggest festivals in America; they have Pitchfork, Lollapalooza, and Riotfest. They are all happening during the summer, but each of them is different. Pitchfork takes place in Union Park and here you can hear a variety of music genres, such as electro, indie, fold and beach house.

Newport Folk Festival

This is one of the oldest music festivals in the U.S.; it was first held in 1959. Newport Folk Festival is organized in July, between 28 and 30. It has a laidback atmosphere, and last year many famous artists such as Patti Smith, Father John Misty, Margo Price, Graham Nash, Brian Fallon and Alabama Shakes performed here.