New York’s Electronic Music Festival returns for its fourth year to Randall’s Island Park over Labor Day Weekend on August 31, September 1 and September 2, 2012.
July 20th – 22nd in Seattle: Neko Case, Major Lazer, Phantogram, Grimes, Diplo, Youth Lagoon, Cloud Nothings, Twin Shadow, Porcelain Raft, Thee Oh Sees, Trust and lots more.
August 10th-12th in San Fran’s Golden Gate Park: Metallica, Neil Young, Jack White, Stevie Wonder, Skrillex, Foo Fighters, Beck, Sigur Ros, Norah Jones, The Kills, Regina Spektor, Passion Pit, Big Boi, Santigold, MSTRKRFT, Die Antwoord, The Walkmen, Washed Out, Alabama Shakes and more to come.
August 3rd – 5th in Grant Park, Chicago: Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Black Sabbath, Jack White headline a very rock n roll weekned with Florence & The Machine, Bassnectar, The Shins, Justice, Passion Pit, The Weeknd, Santigold, Miike Snow, Alabama Shakes, Tame Impala, Neon Indian, Die Antwoord, M83 and more.
More names added for 2012′s P4K Festival including Sleigh Bells, Dirty Projectors, Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Clams Casino, Iceage and Purity Ring.
Twin festivals Reading & Leeds announce their lineups for August 24th-26th. Kasabian, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, The Cure, Florence & The Machine, The Shins, Justice, Foster The People, The Horrors, Azealia Banks, OFWGKTA and so forth.
Houston, TX is the place to be June 2nd & 3rd for the Free Press Summer Fest: The Avett Brothers, Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson, Primus, Flaming Lips, Afrojack, Major Lazer, Best Coast, Danny Brown, Shabazz Palaces, Diplo, JEFF The Brotherhood and lots more.
Washington DC’s Sweetlife Food & Music Festival is back for another year at Meriweather Post Pavilion. This year’s artists include AVICII, A$AP Rocky, The Shins, Kid Cudi, Explosions in the Sky and more.
The Governors Ball 2012 Lineup: one day of dance with Passion Pit, Duck Sauce, Chromeo, James Murphy & Pat Mahoney, Major Lazer, Santigold and Atmosphere. One day of indie & rock with Beck, Modest Mouse, Explosions In The Sky, Devendra Banhart, Cage The Elephant, Built To Spill, Cults, Phantogram and the return of Fiona Apple.
The fifth annual Austin Psych Fest is on it’s way. April 27th – 29th, this year features The Black Angels, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Black Lips, Wooden Shjips, Lotus Plaza, Pure X, Ringo Deathstarr, Moon Duo, Woods, Prince Rama and the list keeps growing.