The temperatures are finally dropping as summer gives way to autumn. If you’re a music lover, then you’re no doubt aware that this season provides the perfect backdrop for music festivals across the country. As Bob Marley once stated, “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” As veteran attendees know, the beauty of music festivals is that they bring people together and bring about a connection over the love of music.
This fall, there will be countless music festivals of all sizes hosted across the country. Here are 7 events from coast to coast.
The III Points Music, Arts & Technology Festival will highlight Miami’s local acts, artists, and vendors. With a mix of music from local artists to international performances on five different stages, this three-day festival is sure to draw a crowd.
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
Bluegrass fans unite! This October, Eureka Springs will be hosting the second annual Hillberry – The Harvest Moon Festival. This four-day event, at which fans can set up camp, will feature bluegrass music from more than 20 different artists, including both national and local talent. The festival will also feature art installations and a variety of activities, including rock climbing, tie-dying and yoga.
For a true taste of Tucson, you won’t want to miss the Dusk Music Festival. This one-day festival will feature the talent of artists such as A-Trak, DJ Mustard, RL Grime and more. In addition to the music, attendees will have the opportunity to experience food and beverages from local vendors, art installations from local artists and carnival-style games and rides.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Voodoo Fest is a Halloween tradition for thousands of fans, many of whom travel from around the world to hear music from a wide variety of genres on three different stages. Over the last 15 years, this event has been enjoyed by more than a million fans and has hosted a mix of local and national talent.
San Antonio, Texas
Mala Luna is a two-day music festival that celebrates the culture and music of San Antonio. Here, attendees will have the opportunity to hear not only national performers but to also enjoy local talent as well. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Network for Young Artists, a local non-profit that provides affordable voice, instrument and dance lessons to people ages 4 to 20.
If introspection is your thing, then you won’t want to miss the Zen Awakening Festival. This unique festival blends transformational music and arts and features many different types of performances, including aerial drummers, Andrea Brooks’ Sonic Butterfly production and fire performers. Attendees will also hear performances from Random Rab, Zoogma, Psymbionic and more.
Often hailed as the pure rock version of Coachella, Desert Trip is sure to attract rock enthusiasts from around the world. The festival is held over the course of two back-to-back weekends and will host artists such as Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, and The Rolling Stones.
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