A first-year festival named Lost Lake Festival will take place this October 20-22, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. The 3-day event is produced by the co-creators of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, and in partnership with cultural leaders in the Phoenix community. Billed as a celebration of the Valley of the Sun, the festival includes music, culinary arts, games, and art. The lineup will consist of over 40 musical acts, with the first wave of artists including The Killers, Chance the Rapper, Odesza, Major Lazer, The Roots, Run the Jewels, Pixies, Big Gigantic, Ludacris, Snakehips, Tritonal, and many more. Early bird tickets will be available on 4/20 at 10AM Pacific Time. For more information, check the festival information page, news, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
Sunset Music Festival returns to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL this May 27-28, 2017. The lineup includes artists like Major Lazer, RL Grime, Above & Beyond, Zeds Dead, Cedric Gervais, Dusky, Gareth Emery, G Jones, San Holo, MaRLo, Slander, SNAILS, Aly & Fila, Kill the Noise, Louis the Child, Yellow Claw, and many more. Tickets are currently available with 2-day GA tickets going for $159.95 (plus fees) and 2-day VIP tickets for $259.95 (plus fees). Included on the ticketing website are various other merchandise and offers, including locker rentals. Make sure to also check out SMF’s info pages, including their guide, safety, and location information.
Boston Calling 2017 makes its debut at the Harvard Athletic Complex this year. Boston Calling previously took place twice a year (in May and September) at City Hall Plaza. 2017 marks the first year that the event will be held at the Harvard Athletic Complex. The new location at Harvard Athletic Complex will feature more music stages and a film festival component, curated by Natalie Portman. This year’s event will take place May 26-28, 2017. The three day event will host the likes of TOOL, Mumford & Sons, Chance the Rapper, Bon Iver, The xx, Major Lazer, and many more. Tickets are still available with 3-day GA tickets starting at $269 (plus fees), and 3-day VIP at $529 (plus fees). A range of other ticket options, including single-day tickets are available from the ticketing website. Also be sure to check out the information page to get up to speed with the festival ahead of time.