7 East Coast Spring & Summer Music Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

Summer is quickly approaching, which means that music festival season is also right around the corner. We've rounded up seven of the East Coast's most popular music festivals.

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D.C.'s <a href="https://www.bcfestival.com/" target=blank>Broccoli City Festival</a> started in 2013 as an effort bring attention to Earth Day, and to help educate and inspire people about why its important to be "active and engaged participants in their community." This year, the Broccoli City Group is launching Broccoli City Week (April 29-May 6) with a wide range of events, including a 5K run and volunteering opportunities, leading up to the music festival. The festival lineup includes Rae Sremmurd, 21 Savage, Lil Yachty & more.<br><br> When: Saturday, May 6<br>nWhere: Gateway DC<br>n2730 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE<br>nWashington, D.C.<br> Want tix? <a href="https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1397567?utm_medium=bks" target=blank>Find them online here.</a>
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North Carolina's <a href="http://www.moogfest.com" target=blank>Moogest</a> is a 4-day festival celebrating music, technology and art. Music headliners this year include Flying Lotus, Suzanne Ciani and Gotye. <br><br> When: May 18-21<br> Where: Durham, North Carolina<br> Want tix? <a href="http://www.tickets.moogfest.com" target=blank>Find them online here.</a>
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Massachusetts' three-day <a href="http://www.bostoncalling.com/tickets.html" target=blank>Boston Calling</a> festival will feature a lineup including Mumford & Sons, Chance the Rapper, Bon Iver, The 1975 and more, plus comedy and visual arts exhibits. <br>n<br>nWhen: May 26-28<br>nWhere: Harvard Athletic Complex, Allston, Massachusetts <br>nWant tix? <a href="http://www.bostoncalling.com/tickets.html" target=blank>Find them online here.</a>
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Hip-hop icons The Roots host this annual festival in Philly. 2017 marks the 10th annual <a href="http://rootspicnic.com/" target=blank>Roots Picnic</a>; the band will co-headline with Pharrell, Lil Wayne, 21 Savage, Kimbra, Solange and Gilles Peterson will also take the stage. <br><br>nWhen: Saturday, June 3<br>nWhere: Philadelphia's Festival Pier at Penn's Landing<br> Want tix? <a href="http://rootspicnic.com/" target=blank>Find them online here.</a><br><br>nCan't make it? There will be <a href="http://rootspicnic.com/newyork/" target=blank>an encore in New York</a> the weekend of Oct. 1-2, but day one is already sold out.
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<a href="https://www.governorsballmusicfestival.com/" target=blank>Governors Ball</a> is one of NYC's must-do events of the summer. It attracts a large crowd every year, and this year will be no exception. The musical lineup for this year's three-day fest includes Lorde, Childish Gambino, Wiz Khalifa and more.<br><br>nWhen: June 2-4<br>nWhere: Randall’s Island Park, New York City <br>nWant tix? <a href="https://www.governorsballmusicfestival.com/tickets/" target=blank>Find them online here.</a>
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<a href="https://www.bonnaroo.com/" target=blank>Bonnaroo</a> is definitely worth a road trip with friends. With headliners like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Major Lazor, Tove Lo, U2, and The Front Bottoms, it'll be a four-day weekend to remember. <br><br>nWhen: June 8-11<br>nWhere: Manchester, Tennessee<br>nWant tix? <a href="https://www.bonnaroo.com/tickets/" target=blank>Find them online here.</a>
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Delaware's <a href="https://fireflyfestival.com/" target=blank>Firefly Music Festival</a> has only been around since 2012, but it's already become an East Coast summer staple -- and it's just a two-to-three-hour drive from the D.C. area, making it a perfect music-filled weekend getaway. This year, popular artists such as Twenty One Pilots, The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper, Bob Dylan, Muse, and Kesha will take the stage. <br><br> When: June 15-18<br>nWhere: The Woodlands of Dover, Delaware<br> Want tix? <a href="https://aeg.festivalticketing.com/boxoffice/?cref=55BAE870-0E00-44D8-96C3-71563E3E4767&goto=3" target=blank>Find them online here.</a>
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