Summer is here and you know just what that means: poolside day parties, a well-deserved vacation, and of course, music festival season. With warmer temperatures, less clothing and higher morale, cities everywhere are hosting music festivals with an eclectic lineup of your favorite booming artists. From Nashville to New York, here’s a lineup of the most exciting music festivals of summer 2024, catering to all of your pop, rock, hip-hop, and country needs.

Blavity House Party

Black Music Festivals in 2024 pictured: Blavity House Party Lineup
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With hosts Zack Fox, Bridget Kelly and Mani Millss setting the table for legends like Lil Wayne and Monica to headline, there’s not a single doubt that Blavity House Party is one of the most coveted music festivals this summer season. Taking place June 14th and 15th at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium, they’ll be joined by noteworthy names like Victoria Monét,  Dru Hill, Ryan Leslie, Shenseea, Big Freedia and many, many more. Find tickets here.

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Fred Again…. has overnight become one of the hottest EDM acts of modern day, and he will be joined by legends like Post Malone, Diplo and Red Hot Chili Peppers to bring the heat to Tennessee. Slated for June 13th-16th, Bonnaroo also added Reneé Rapp, Megan Thee Stallion and Carly Rae Jepsen to the lineup, for the music lovers who simply want a hot girl summer. Find tickets here.

LadyLand Festival

Ready to rave? Pride month is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than letting everything go while Horsegiirl sets the turntables alive? Headlined by icons like Tokischa, Kim Petras, and a special appearance from Housewife superstar Countess Luan, this Brookyln-based festival will surely be unforgettable. Slated for pride weekend on June 28th and 29th, its a girls and gays haven. Find tickets here.

Four Chord Music Fest

If you’re a pop-punk fan with a weakness for nostalgia, Pittsburgh’s Four Chord Music Fest is the festival for you. Featuring acts like A Day to Remember and The All-American Rejects, the June 22nd-23rd festival will transport attendees to a time when things were simple, grunge was hip, and lips were pierced. Find tickets here.

Welcome to Rockville Festival

If you’re a fan of hard rock, look no further: Daytona Beach, Florida is calling your name. With acts like Foo Fighters, Sum 41, and Limp Bizkit, Welcome to Rockville Festival is a grunge lovers dream. May 9th through the 12th is specifically reserved for those who need to get some headbanging in this summer. Find tickets here.

Hinterland Music Festival

Want to bring in the fall vibes early? Iowa’s Hinterland Music Festival is moody and alternative, which is an indie lovers’ dream. Going down from August 2nd-4th, musical acts like Hozier, Vampire Weekend, Noah Kahan, Lizzy McAlpine, and Ethel Cain are among the many who prefer keeping things most intimate. Find tickets here.

Rolling Loud Europe

Willing to take a summer trip out to Vienna? This coming July, Nicki Minaj will be taking her Pink Print tour to Magna Racino alongside Flo Milli and Travis Scott from the 5th to the 7th. With many electrifying sets slated, this festival will certainly be worth the flight mileage. Find tickets here.

BottleRock Napa Valley

Summertime is the perfect season to visit the wine country and indulge in some luxurious tastings. But why not make a stop at BottleRock Napa Valley (May 24th-26th) while you’re at it? With headliners like Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, Stevie Nicks, Maná, Kali Uchis and Megan Thee Stallion, there’s something for everyone, alongside some delicious brews and wines to amplify the night. Find tickets here.

Lollapalooza Festival

Chicago’s Lollapalooza is a hit every year, and 2024 certainly won’t be an exception. There are almost too many giant acts to name, though SZA, Tyler, the Creator, Blink-182, The Killers, Future x Metro Boomin, Hozier, Melanie Martinez and Skrillex is enough of a teaser to entice anyone. Set for August 1st-4th, could there possibly be any better way to close the summer? Find tickets here.