Here is a sampling of rock and country music festivals that are within driving distance of Youngstown. Included are the dates, locations, headliners and websites:
Rock on the Range: Friday-Sunday, Columbus; Guns N’ Roses, Avenged Sevenfold, Kid Rock, Staind, Seether, Slayer, Five Finger Death Punch; rockontherange.com.
Dark Star Jubilee: May 23-25, Legend Valley, Thornville, Ohio; Dark Star Orchestra, Yonder Mountain String Band, Galactic, Keller Williams, the Wailers; darkstarjubilee.com.
Nelsonville Music Festival: May 29-June 1; The Avett Brothers, Dinosaur Jr., The Head and the Heart, Jason Isbell; nelsonvillefest.org.
Bonnaroo: June 12-15, Manchester, Tenn.; Elton John, Kanye West, Jack White, Lionel Richie, Vampire Weekend, The Avett Brothers, Phoenix, Phoenix, Arctic Monkeys, Frank Ocean; bonnaroo.com.
Firefly: June 19-22, Dover, Del.; Foo Fighters, Outkast, Jack Johnson, Imagine Dragons, Beck, the Lumineers; fireflyfestival.com.
Summerfest: June 25-29 and July 1-6, Milwaukee; Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, Outkast, Dave Matthews Band, Zac Brown, Motley Crue, Usher; summerfest.com.
Electric Forest: June 26-29, Rothbury, Mich.; the String Cheese Incident, Steve Angello, STS9, Lauryn Hill, Cut Copy, Excision; electricforestfestival.com.
Common Ground: July 8-13, Lansing, Mich.; Big Sean, Fitz and the Tantrums, Earth Wind and Fire, Violent Femmes, Justin Moore.
Bunbury: July 11-13, Cincinnati; Flaming Lips, Paramore, Fallout Boy, Empire of the Sun; bunburyfestival.com.
Pitchfork: July 18-20, Chicago; Beck, Kendrick Lamar, Neutral Milk Hotel, St. Vincent; pitchforkmusicfestival.com.
Forecastle: July 18-20, Louisville, Ky.: Jack White, Beck, the Replacements, Outkast, Spoon, Band of Horses, Louisville, Ky.; forecastlefest.com.
Gathering of the Juggalos: July 23-27, Legend Valley, Thornville, Ohio; Insane Clown Posse, Kottonmouth Kings, Tech N9Ne, Twiztid, Hed (P.E.), Yellawolf, Cypress Hill; juggalosgathering.com.
Lollapalooza: Aug. 1-3, Chicago; Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex, the Avett Brothers; lollapalooza.com.
The Werk Out: Aug. 7-9, Legend Valley, Thornville, Ohio; The Werks, Papadosio, Emancipator; thewerkoutfestival.com.
The Peach: Aug. 14-17, Scranton, Pa.; Bob Weir and Ratdog, Allman Brothers Band, Trey Anastasio, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Gov’t Mule; thepeachmusicfestival.com.
Moe.Down: Aug. 29-31, Turin, N.Y.; moe., O.A.R., Lotus, Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang.
The Country Fest: June 12-14, Canal Fulton, Ohio; Brad Paisley, Brantley Gilbert, Jake Owen, Charlie Daniels Band, thecountryfest.com.
Country Jam: June 13-14, Legend Valley, Thornville, Ohio; Hank Williams Jr., Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, Chris Young; legendvalley.net.
Country Concert: July 10-12, Fort Loramie, Ohio; Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert, Florida Georgia Line; countryconcert.com.
Jamboree in the Hills: July 17-20, Belmont, Ohio; Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Brantley Gilbert, Darius Rucker; jamboreeinthehills.com .
Buckle Up: July 18-20, Cincinnati; Alabama, Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, the Band Perry; buckleupfestival.com.
WoodyStock: Aug. 29-30, Legend Valley, Thornville, Ohio; Tim McGraw, Darius Rucker, Little Big Town Cassadee Pope; legendvalley.net.