Summer Music Festivals 2024:  How to Get Tickets to Summerfest, Lollapalooza, Essence Festival & More

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2024 has several exciting music festivals in store. From highly anticipated events like Summerfest and Lollapalooza to niche gatherings like Bonnaroo and Pitchfork, these festivals feature a diverse array of genres, from rock and indie to hip-hop and electronic.

This past weekend, festival-goers around the world enjoyed the Bonnaroo Music Festival, which featured performances from Chris Lake, Post Malone, Megan Thee Stallion, Diplo, Carly Rae Jepsen, and many more.

This year, a diverse lineup of artists including Billie Eilish, Billy Joel, Blink-182, Bush, Chris Stapleton, Foo Fighters, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Luke Combs, Missy Elliot, Metallica, Olivia Rodrigo, Paramore, Taylor Swift, Usher and many more want to ensure fans have ample opportunities to catch their favorite performers live.

Scroll down to explore 15 summer tours and 20 highly anticipated music festivals to attend this year. If you’re looking for a discount on tickets, Billboard has an offer to save you money at Vivid Seats. Take $20 off select purchases of $250+ with the code: BB2024 (offer valid on first purchase only).

For more tour guides, check out our roundups of 31 Must-See Tours & Music FestivalsTop 10 Tours of All Time, and U.S Tours from Latin Artists.

2024 Summer Music Festivals: Where to Get Tickets

SZA performs during the 2024 Dreamville Music Festival at Dorothea Dix Park on April 6, 2024, in Raleigh, N.C.

All Your Friends Festival — Fall Out Boy, Billy Talent, Jimmy Eat World, Dashboard Confessional, Plain White T’s, Fefe Dobson, The All-American Rejects, Silverstein, Mayday Parade, Gym Class Heroes and We the Kings, among other artists will be performing. All Your Friends Festival is set to take place at Burl’s Creek in Ontario, Canada from Aug. 24-25. Get your tickets here.

Broccoli City Festival —Megan Thee Stallion, Gunna, PARTYNEXTDOOR, KAYTRANADA, Victoria Monét, Key Glock, Sexyy Red, Teezo Touchdown, Fridayy, Baby Tate and Lil Yachty, and many more artists will be taking on the stage. The Broccoli City Festival will be taking place at Audi Field in Washington, D.C., from July 27-28. Get tickets here and here.

Day In Day Out Festival — Carly Rae Jepsen, The Head and the Heart and Bleachers, Suki Waterhouse, Peach Pit, Men I Trust, Hippo Campus, The Walkmen and Amyl and the Sniffers, among other artists will be taking the stage. Day In Day Out Fest will take place at Washington’s Seattle Center from July 12-14. Get your tickets here and here.

Essence Festival — Janet Jackson, Charlie Wilson, SWV, Tank and the Bangas, The Roots, Big Boi, Donell Jones, D-Nice, Ha Sizzle, Lloyd, Teedra Moses, T-Pain, and Usher will be performing. This festival will take place in New Orleans at the Caesars Superdome from July 4–7. Get your tickets here and here.

Faster Horses Festival — The lineup includes Jelly Roll, Lainey Wilson, HARDY, Cody Johnson, Old Dominion, Riley Green, Tyler Hubbard, Ashley Cooke, and many more. The Faster Horses Festival will take place at the Irish Hills of Brooklyn, Michigan, and will run from July 19-21. Get your tickets here and here.

Four Chord Music Fest — This festival will take place at Carrie Furnace in Pittsburgh from June 22-23. Featuring performances from Something Corporate, The Story So Far, Senses Fail, State Champs, Motion City Soundtrack and more. Get your tickets here and here.

Global Citizen Festival — This festival will take place in New York at the Great Lawn of Central Park on Sept. 28. Get tickets here and here.

LadyLand Festival — Celebrate Pride Month at the LadyLand Festival which will take place Under the K Bridge Park in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, on June 28-29. Get ready to see performances from Tinashe, Arca, Tokischa, Bob the Drag Queen, Julia Fox, Rahim C. Redcar, Countess Luann de Lesseps, Slayyyter,  Baby Tate, Kandy Muse and more. Snag your tickets here and here.

Levitate Music and Arts Festival — Dirty Heads, Oliver Anthony, Mt. Joy, Tash Sultana, Sublime, Lake Street Dive, Charley Crockett, Cory Wong, and more artists will take the stage at Levitate Music and Arts Festival. This festival runs from July 5-7 at the historic Marshfield Fairgrounds in Marshfield, Massachusetts. Get your tickets here and here.

Kesha performs at OUTLOUD Music Festival at 2024 WeHo Pride on May 31, 2024 in West Hollywood, California.
Kesha performs at OUTLOUD Music Festival at 2024 WeHo Pride on May 31, 2024 in West Hollywood, California.

Lollapalooza Festival — SZA, Tyler, the Creator, Blink-182, The Killers, Future x Metro Boomin, Hozier, Stray Kids, Melanie Martinez, Skrillex, Tate McRae, Conan Gray, Reneé Rapp, Kesha, Victoria Monét, Sexyy Red, Teddy Swims, Megan Moroney, RAYE, Tyla, FLO and other artists take the stage. The festival will take place at Grant Park in Chicago from Aug. 1-4. Get your tickets here and here.

Minnesota Yacht Club Festival — Gwen Stefani, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alanis Morissette, The Black Crowes, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, The Head and the Heart, Morgan Wade, The Offspring, Hippo Campus and Gary Clark Jr., and many more will be performing at the Minnesota Yacht Club Festival. The festival will take place at the Harriet Island Regional Park in Saint Paul, MN, from July 19-20. Get your tickets here.

Mosswood Meltdown Festival — B-52s, The Mummies, Redd Kross, Pure Hell, Hunx & His Punx, Big Freedia and more artists will be taking on the stage at the Mosswood Meltdown Festival. The festival takes place at Mosswood Park in Oakland, California, July 6-7. Get tickets here and here.

Music at the Intersection Festival — The festival includes performances from Black Pumas, Big Boi, Lettuce, Chingy, Chaka Khan, Trombone Shorty, Esperanza Spalding, Samara Joy, Jordan Ward, Cimafunk and Lady Wray. The Music at the Intersection Festival takes place from Sept. 14-15 at the Grand Center Arts District of St. Louis, Missouri. Get your tickets here.

Post Malone
Post Malone performs onstage at Spotify House during CMA Fest 2024 – Day 1 at Ole Red on June 06, 2024 in Nashville, Tenn.

Outside Lands Music Festival — Tyler, the Creator, The Killers, Sturgill Simpson, The Postal Service, Grace Jones, KAYTRANADA, Jungle, Chris Lake, Gryffin, Schoolboy Q, Teddy Swims, Reneé Rapp, Victoria Monét, FLETCHER, Tyla, Chappell Roan, Channel Tres, Corinne Bailey Rae, Post Malone, and more will be performing. Outside Lands Music Festival will take place at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco from Aug. 9-11. Get your tickets here and here.

Palm Tree Music Festival — Catch the Swedish House Mafia, Kygo, Sofi Tukker, Purple Disco Machine, and more in Hamptons, New York on June 22. The festival will also head to Lake Tahoe on July 12, featuring performances by Gryffin and Disco Lines. Get tickets here and here.

Pitchfork Music Festival — Performers include Black Pumas, Jamie xx and Alanis Morrissette, Jai Paul, 100 Gecs, Carly Rae Jepsen, Jessie Ware, Brittany Howard, MUNA, Tkay Maidza and Grandmaster Flash. Pitchfork Music Festival will be taking place at Union Park in Chicago from July 19-21. Get your tickets here and here.

Rocklahoma Festival — Performers include Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed and Slipknot, Evanescence, A Day to Remember, Lamb of God, Halestorm, Skillet, Mastodon and more. The Rocklahoma Festival will take place at Rockin Red Dirt Ranch in Pryor and run from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1. Get your tickets here and here.

SummerfestSummerfest has returned! SZA, Goo Goo Dolls, Kane Brown, Maroon 5, Tyler Childers, Keith Urban, AJR, Lil Uzi Vert, Lily Rose, MUNA, Carly Rae Jepsen, Chase Rice, Amy Grant, Lil Yachty, Mötley Crüe, and more will take on the stage. The festival will be held for three weekends — June 20-22, June 27-29 and July 4-6, 2024. Get your tickets here and here.

Watershed Music Festival — The Watershed Music Festival will feature performances from Luke Bryan, HARDY, Old Dominion, Riley Green, Cole Swindwell, Koe Wetzel, Dylan Scott, Brian Kelley, Maddie & Tae and more. The festival will take place at Gorge Amphitheater in George, Washington from Aug. 2-4. Get tickets here and here.

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