Thursday, May 17, 2018
This list isn’t all-inclusive, but it’s a pretty good sampling of the bigger festivals that you can drive to from Youngstown.
Rock on the Range, Friday-Sunday, MAPFRE Stadium, Columbus, rockontherange.com; Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour, Alice In Chains, A Perfect Circle, Tool, Godsmack, Stone Temple Pilots.
Dark Star Jubilee, May 25-27, Legend Valley, Thornville, darkstarjubilee.com; Dark Star Orchestra, Los Lobos, Hot Tuna, The Infamous Stringdusters.
Nelsonville Music Festival, May 31-June 3, Hocking College, Nelsonville. nelsonvillefest.org; The Decemberists, George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, Ani DiFranco, Tune-Yards, Alvvays, Deer Tick.
Bunbury Music Festival, June 1-3, Cincinnati, bunburyfestival.com; Jack White, The Chainsmokers, Blink-182, Post Malone, Incubus.
Camp Punk in Drublic, June 1-3, Legend Valley, Thornville, punkindrublicfest.com; NOFX, Rancid, Pennywise, Mighty Mighty Bosstones.
LaureLive, June 9-10, Chesterland, laurelive.com; Foster the People, Brandi Carlile, Fitz and the Tantrums, X Ambassadors, Cold War Kids.
Firefly Music Festival, June 15-18, Dover, Del., fireflyfestival.com; Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, The KIillers, Kendrick Lamar, Odesza, Logic.
Blue Heron Festival, July 6-8, Sherman, N.Y., greatblueheron.com; the Felice Brothers, Donna the Buffalo and Giant Panda.
Camp Bisco, July 12-14, Scranton, Pa., campbisco.com; The Disco Biscuits, Bassnectar, Excision, Papadosio, STS9, Lotus, Lettuce.
Forecastle Festival, July 13-15, Louisville, Ky., forecastlefest.com; Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire, Modest Mouse, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, The War on Drugs.
Gathering of the Juggalos, July 18-21, juggalogathering.com; Insane Clown Posse and more.
Grassroots Festival, July 19-22, Trumansburg, N.Y., grassrootsfest.org; Donna the Buffalo, Toots and the Maytals, Patty Griffin.
The Peach Music Festival, July 19-22, Scranton, Pa., thepeachmusicfestival.com; Phil Lesh, Gov’t Mule, Umphrey’s McGee, The Revivalists.
Cincinnati Music Festival, July 26-28, Cincinnati, cincymusicfestival.com; DJ Jazzy Jeff, Boyz II Men, The Roots and Charlie Wilson.
Mopop Festival, July 28-29, Detroit, mopopfestival.com; Bon Iver, The National, Portugal. The Man, St. Vincent.
Flood City, Aug. 3-4, Johnstown, Pa, floodcitymusic.com; Blues Traveler, Pure Prairie League, Devon Allman, Andy Frasco,
The Werk Out, Aug. 2-4, Legend Valley Thornville, thewerkoutfestival.com; The Werks, Umphrey’s McGee, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Papadosio.
Lollapalooza, Aug. 2-5, Chicago, lollapalooza.com; Bruno Mars, Arctic Monkeys, The National, The Weeknd, Vampire Weekend, Jack White.
Bellwether Music Fest, Aug. 10-11, Waynesville, Ohio, bellwetherfest.com; Flaming Lips, MGMT, Local Natives, Echo and the Bunnymen.
Lost Lands, Sept. 14-16, Legend Valley, Thornville, lostlandsfestival.com; Excision, Flux Pavilion, Nero.
InCuya, Aug. 25-26, Cleveland, incuya.com; New Order, Avett Brothers, SZA, AWOLNATION, The Revivalists, Cake.
Thrival, Sept. 21, Highmark Stadium, Pittsburgh, thrivalfestival.com; lineup not announced yet.
Resonance Music Fest, Sept. 20-22, Legend Valley, Thornville, resonancemusicfest.com; Papadosio, Eoto, Melvin Seals, Tauk.
The Country Fest, June 14-16, Clay’s Park Resort, Canal Fulton, thecountryfest.com; Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell, Jon Pardi, Brothers Osborne
Country Concert, July 5-7, Fort Loramie, countryconcert.com; Eric Church, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith, Cole Swindell, Billy Currington, Luke Combs.
Jamboree in the Hills, Morristown, July 19-22, jamboreeinthehills.com; Toby Keith, Brantley Gilbert, Travis Tritt, The Outlaws, Big & Rich.
Country Jam Campout, Aug. 30-Sept. 1, Legend Valley, Thornville, countryjamcampout.com; Dan and Shay, Sam Hunt, Jon Pardi, Maren Morris.