Can't Miss Summer Music Festivals of 2012

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Can't Miss Summer Music Festivals of 2012

Whether your beat is electronic or alternative, there’s a festival catering to you. Here’s the scoop on the summer’s top ten music fests. Our advice? Pray for sunshine.

Bonnaroo - Manchester, TN; June 7-10

Entering its 11th year, the 700-acre farm an hour south of Nashville that sets up shop each summer will again host 125 bands and more than 20 comedians performing live on 13 stages over four days.

Featured acts will include Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish, The Beach Boys, The Avett Brothers, Alice Cooper, Soul Rebels, Feist, The Roots, and Alabama Shakes while comedians like Aziz Ansari, Steven Wright, Marc Maron, and Judah Friedlander will round out the round-the-clock schedule. A host of local brewers and restaurants will feed the music masses. Four-day tickets start at $259.

Photo Credit: C. Taylor Crothers


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