2018 Music Festivals For The Culture | Def Pen

It’s time to make your festival plans for Summer 2018, huh? We’ve listed all of the must-attend festivals along with the most important details, below.

Save the dates and save your coins, friends!


BUKU Music + Art Project 
Connect: @TheBukuProject 
Date: March 9-10, 2018 
Location: New Orleans, LA 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up: Migos | SZA | Flatbush Zombies | Jay Electronica 


SXSW Conference & Festivals
Connect: @sxsw 
Date: March 9-18, 2018 
Location: Austin, TX 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 


Pot Of Gold Festival  
Connect: @PotOfGoldAZ 
Date: March 16-18, 2018 
Location: Chandler, AZ 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up: Dej Loaf | PNB Rock | Taylor Bennett | O.T. Genasis 


Treefort Music Festival 
Connect: @treefortfest 
Date: March 21-25, 2018 
Location: Boise, ID 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic | More To Be Announced


Coachella Music Festival 
Connect: @coachella 
Dates: April 13-15, 2018 & April 20-22, 2018 
Location: Indio, CA 
Tickets: SOLD OUT! Try Stubhub or another reputable site for reseller tickets.
2018 Line Up: Beyoncé | Eminem| The Weeknd| Migos| Cardi B| SZA | Daniel Caesar | Vince Staples| Jidenna
Tyler, The Creator| French Montana | 6lack |Post Malone| Lion Babe|Jorja Smith| Flatbush Zombies| Chloe x Halle 



Soundset Festival 
Connect: @soundset 
Date: May 27, 2018 
Location: St Paul, MN 
Tickets: To Be Announced 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: T.I. | Mac Miller | Ty Dolla $ign | Gucci Mane | Travis Scott | Pusha T | Ms. Lauryn Hill | Talib Kweli | Lil Uzi Vert 

Governors Ball Music Festival 
Connect: @govballnyc 
Date: June 1-3, 2018 
Location: New York City, NY 
Tickets: Avaliable now
2018 Line Up: Eminem | Travis Scott | N.E.R.D | Lil Uzi Vert | Kelela | Post Malone | DRAM | 2 Chainz |
6lack | Damian Marley | Vic Mensa | Jay Electronica | Belly |  Khalid
2017 Line Up: Childish Gambino | Rae Sremmurd | ASAP Ferg | Kehlani | Chance The Rapper 


Hot97 Summer Jam 
Connect: @hot97
Date: June 10, 2018
Location: East Rutherford, NJ
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced
2017 Line Up: Chris Brown | Joey Bada$$ | DJ Khaled  | Young M.A. |Dave East | Lil Yachty | D.R.A.M. | PNB Rock | Casanova | 

 

Bonnaroo Music Festival 
Connect: @Bonnaroo 
Date: June 7-10, 2018 
Location: Manchester, TN 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up:  Eminem | Future | Khalid | Anderson Paak & The Free Nationals |Nile Rodgers &Chic | BROCKHAMPTON | T-Pain | Daniel Caesar |


Parklife Festival 
Connect: @Parklifefest
Date: June 9-10, 2018 
Location: Manchester, UK 
Tickets: To Be Announced 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: A Tribe Called Quest | Frank Ocean | Stormzy | Damian Marley


Best Kept Secret Festival 
Connect: @bksfestival 
Date: June 8-10, 2018 
Location: Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands 
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: Vince Staples | Tyler The Creator | The Internet  |  More To Be Announced


Montebello Rockfest 
Connect: @amnesiarockfest 
Date: June 14-16, 2018 
Location: Montebello, QC 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 


Sonic Bloom 
Connect: @sonic_bloom
Date: June 14-17, 2018 
Location: Rye, CO 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 



Fire Fly Festival 
Connect: @LiveAtFirefly
Date: June 14-17, 2018
Location: Dover, DE
Tickets: Available Now
2018 Line Up: Eminem | Kendrick Lamar | Lil Wayne | SZA | PNB Rock | Lizzo


North by Northeast (NXNE) 
Connect: @nxne 
Date: June 8-17, 2018 
Location: Toronto, ON 
Tickets: To Be Announced 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced


Rolling Loud Festival 
Connect: @RollingLoud 
Date: June 8-17, 2018 | Asia Dates To Be Announced | Europe Dates To Be Announced 
Location: Miami, Fl |Asia|Europe 
Tickets: To Be Announced 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 


Summerfest 
Connect: @summerfest 
Date: June 27-July 8, 2018 
Location: Milwaukee, WI 
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Future | Migos | Big Sean | Ludacris | Ziggy Marley | T-Pain | BJ The Chicago Kid 


Roots Picnic Festival 
Connect: @rootspicnic 
Date: July 3, 2018 
Location: Philadelphia, PA 
Tickets: To Be Announced 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced  
2017 Line Up: Pharrell | Solange | Lil Wayne | Thundercat | Noname | 21 Savage | Kimbra, Pete Rock | Black Thought 


Openair Frauenfeld 
Connect: @OpenairFF 
Date: July 5-7, 2018 
Location: Frauenfeld, Switzerland 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up: J. Cole | Joey Bada$$ | Action Bronson | Skepta  | Wiz Khalifa | Ty Dolla $ign | French Montana | Belly 


Essence Music Festival 
Connect: @essencefest
Date: July 5-8, 2018 
Location: New Orleans, LA 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Diana Ross | Mary J. Blige | Chance The Rapper | Solange | John Legend | Master P | Monica | Remy Ma



Wireless Festival 
Connect: @wirelessfest 
Date: July 6-8, 2018 
Location: London, UK 
Tickets: To Be Announced 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Chance the Rapper | Bryson Tiller | G-Eazy | Fetty Wap feat. Monty | Post Malone | Flatbush Zombies


NASS Festival  
Connect: @NASSfestival 
Date: July 5-8, 2018 
Location: Shepton Mallet, UK 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up: RUN DMC | More To Be Announced 


Fresh Island Festival 
Connect: @freshislandfest 
Date: July 10-12, 2018 
Location: Pag Island, Croatia 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced


Dour Festival 
Connect: @dourfestival
Date: July 11-15, 2018
Location: Dour, Belgium
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: Joey Bada$$ |Tyler The Creator | More To Be Announced


WooHah Festival  
Connect: @woohahfest 
Date: July 13-15, 2018 
Location: Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands 
Tickets: Available now 
2018 Line Up: J.Cole | Joey Bada$$ | 6lack | Belly


Slottsfjell 
Connect: @slottsfjell 
Date: July 19-21, 2018 
Location: Tonsberg, Norway
Tickets: To Be Announced 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Mac Miller | G-Eazy | Gucci Mane | Machine Gun Kelly. 


Center of Gravity Festival 
Connect: @centerofgravity 
Date: July 27-29, 2018 
Location: Kelowna, BC 
Tickets: To Be Announced  
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Snoop Dogg | ScHoolboy Q


Panorama Music Festival
Connect: @PanoramaNYC
Date: July 27-29, 2018
Location: New York City, NY
Tickets: To Be Announced 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Frank Ocean | Solange | Tyler The Creator | Vince Staples | A Tribe Called Quest


Lollapalooza Festival 
Connect: @lollapalooza
Date: August 2-5,2018
Location: Chicago, IL
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 


Afropunk
Connect: @afropunk
Date: August 25-26,2018| To Be Announced
Location: Brooklyn, NY| Atlanta, GA
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced


Bumbershoot Festival 
Connect: @Bumbershoot
Date: August 31-September 2, 2018
Location: Seattle, WA
Tickets: Available for early bird now
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced
2017 Line Up: Flo Rida | Big Sean |Gucci Mane  | The Roots | E-40 |Vince Staples |Solange | Lil Yachty | Taylor Bennett


North Coast Music Festival
Connect: @northcoastfest
Date: August 31-September 2, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Damian Marley | Big Boi | Post Malone | The Cool Kids


Made In America Festival 
Connect: @miafestival
Date: September 1-2, 2018 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Jay-Z | J. Cole | Solange |21 Savage | Migos | Cardi B | Vic Mensa | Lizzo | Kelela | Run the Jewels | Sampha | Pusha T 


Hopscotch Festival
Connect: @hopscotchfest
Date: September 6-8, 2018
Location: Raleigh, NC
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced
2017 Line Up: Solange | Run the Jewels | Big Boi


KAABOO Festival 
Connect: @kaaboodelmar
Date: September 14-16, 2018
Location: San Diego, CA 
Tickets: To Be Announced
Line Up: To Be Announced 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced
2017 Line Up: Ice Cube | Jason Derulo | T-Pain | Machine Gun Kelly | DJ Diesel (Shaquille O'Neal)


Meadows Festival
Connect: @themeadowsnyc
Date: TBA 
Location: Queens, NY
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Jay-Z | Future | Nas | Migos | Run The Jewels | Joey Bada$$ | LL Cool J


Life is Beautiful Festival
Connect: @lifeisbeautiful
Date: September 21-23, 2018
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced
2017 Line Up: Chance the Rapper | ScHoolboy Q | De La Soul



Global Citizen Festival
Connect: @glblctzn
Dates: September 2018
Location: New York, NY
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced
2017 Line Up: Stevie Wonder | Pharrell | Big Sean 



Austin City Limits Festival
Connect: @aclfestival
Dates: October 5-7, 2018 October 12-14, 2018
Location: Austin, TX
Tickets: To Be Announced 
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Jay-Z | Chance The Rapper | Ice Cube | Run The Jewels | Solange | DRAM

All Things Go Fall Classic
Source: All Things Go Fall Classic
All Things Go Fall Classic
Connect: @AllThingsGo
Dates: October 6-7, 2018
Location: Washington, D.C.
Tickets: Available Now
2018 Line Up: Ravyn Lenae | Jessie Reyez | OSHUN
2017 Line Up: Young Thug | Vince Staples | Jay IDK





Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival
Connect: @BKHipHopFest
Date: To Be Announced 
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Rakim | DMX | The Lox | Stretch & Bobbito | Mack Wilds | Oshun | DJ Rob Swift


Camp Flog Gnaw Festival 
Connect: @campfloggnaw
Date: To Be Announced
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Tickets: To Be Announced
2018 Line Up: To Be Announced 
2017 Line Up: Tyler The Creator | Solange | Lana Del Rey | Kid Cudi
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