Spring Festival RoundUp

Spring Music Festival Run Down

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As the music festival season begins to heat up, this article serves to review all of the major music festival information that you need to know for spring festivals.

Okeechobee Music Festival March 1-4

The 3rd annual Okeechobee Music Festival kicks off the festival season on the first of March. Featuring the likes of Snoop Dogg, Arcade Fire, and Halsey this festival encompasses some of the most prolific artists from a wide array of genres. In addition to the non-stop music beginning at noon on the first, festival goers can cool down in the lake, participate in an unique yoga experience, and end their night with dancing in the lively Jungle 51.

Top Headliners

Travis Scott and BassNectar join Arcade Fire, Halsey, and Power Ft. Snoop Dogg as the headliners.

Artists To Watch

Khalid – Coming off a successful 2017, Khalid looks to prove that he can remain atop R&B.

Quinn XCII – After last year’s release of The Story of Us, Quinn XCII looks to begin the festival season with determination to impress fans with his electronic-pop sound.

Price

4 Day General Admission Tickets are $289.

All information regarding Okeechobee Music Festival can be found here.

Botanica Music Festival March 3, 2018

The inaugural Botanica Music Festival will take place on Saturday, March 3rd in San Antonio’s Six Flags amusement park. The festival features 20 artists, food vendors, and free rides within the park. Six Flags is also debuting a new Wonder Woman roller coaster, so Botanica music festival is the festival for festival goers and thrill seekers alike.

Top Headliners

Logic, Deftones, and Alessia Cara lead the diverse group of headliners.

Artists To Watch

Lil Yachty – Lil Yachty’s exuberant personality will be on display as he hopes to build off of his recent surge into the spotlight.

Bishop Briggs – Settled below the headliners is Bishop Briggs whose wide vocal range makes for excellent listening.

Price

A One Day General Admission ticket starts at $77 (includes admission to festival and amusement park).

Additional information regarding Botanica can be found here.

Air + Style Los Angeles March 3-4

Air and Styles’s festival in Los Angeles will provide a great atmosphere located in the heart of Los Angeles. In addition to features a wide array of artists, there is skating and other art events taking place throughout the weekend. Some of the area’s top skateboard talent will be on display at the different skate parks located throughout the facilities.

Top Headliners

Phoenix, Zedd, and Gucci Mane cap out the list as headliners.

Artists To Watch

Phantogram – As Phantogram takes the stage it will be intriguing to watch the musical combination of Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel as they always pair their vocals with elaborate visual effects.

Dram – Recent success from the hit single Broccoli shows Dram’s unique ability to produce trap music, and it will be intriguing to watch how he reacts to this recent success on stage.

Price

Two Day General Admission passes are $149.

More information about Air + Style can be found here.

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Buku Music and Art Project March 9-10

Buku Music and Art project provides an intimate waterfront setting walking distance from the French Quarter. Featuring top artists from Indie-Rock, EDM, and pop, Buku appeal to millenials and adults alike while preserving its quaint, yet industrial feel. Please note that this festival is only open to Adults (age 18+).

Top Headliners

Migos, MGMT, SZA, Bassnectar, and lil uzi vert.

Artists To Watch

Isaiah Rashad – Rashad’s former ambitions to become a preacher can be noticed in his didactic lyrics, and his black hippie sound can enlighten any crowd.

Sylvan Esso – Amelia Meath’s light vocals paired with Nick Sanborn’s instrumental prowess is an indie lover’s dream.

Price

Two day general admissions passes are $190.

For additional information please visit this website for more information.

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Ultra Music Festival March 23-25th

Ultra is the premier EDM music festival and their 20th anniversary is going to be a great one. With seven stages near Miami’s Bayfront park, the environment is well suited for a three day nonstop dance party. Please note that Ultra Music Festival is for adults only (18+).

Top Headliners

Chainsmokers, DJ Snake, Marshmello, Axwell V Ingrosso, and David Guetta.

Artists To Watch

Virtualself – One of the most interesting acts to watch at Ultra is Virtualself, Porter Robinson’s most recent alias. Many fans will eagerly watch how he combines his current alias with his previous releases.

Empire Of The Sun – With charismatic personalities and eccentric outfits, Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore always put on an energizing show featuring their electronic hits.

Price

A three day general admission ticket costs $379.95.

All additional information concerning ultra music festival can be found here.

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Tortuga Music Festival April 6-8

Tortuga brings together some of the best elements of the south: the sandy beaches, ocean conservation efforts, and country music. Tortuga is one of the premier country music festivals and it rivals Ultra for the most beautiful festival locations being on the scenic coast of Fort Lauderdale.

Top Headliners

Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line, Eric Church, and Snoop Dogg.

Artists To Watch

Jon Langston – Former football player and 24 year old Jon Langston has made a name for himself in the country music industry featuring a new bluegrass country sound.

Shaggy – Shaggy artfully mixes reggae with R&B to create an upbeat funk sound that is always to conducive to beachfront grooving.

Price

Three day general admission passes are $229.

More information regarding Tortuga can be found here.

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Coachella Friday, April 13-15, 20-22

Probably the most notable spring festival is Coachella, which hopes to have another strong year featuring some of the biggest names in the music industry. Whether you’re enjoying the ferris wheel, the interesting art exhibits, or the diverse lineup, Coachella is primed for another great year.

Top Headliners

Beyonce, Eminem, The Weeknd, Migos, and Kygo.

Artists To Watch

Declan Mckenna – The nineteen year old British Indie-Rock artist has been surging in popularity lately and his lyrics sprinkle political discourse seamlessly.

Cardi B – Her truculent lyrics and lively beats make this trending artist a must see.

Price

Tickets from the Coachella website sold out in under three hours. Tickets on third party sellers are around $500-600 for one three day general admission ticket.

All other information about Coachella can be found here.

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