2018 Festival Guide

2018 Festival Guide

2018 Festival Guide

Just when we thought our bank accounts would finally recover from the holidays, a flurry of festival lineups have begun to appear. Since most of us have to face the unfortunate reality of only picking one or maybe two festivals to attend each year, choosing from all of these lineups can be daunting. Fortunately, Nightenjin has created the ultimate guide to some of the best under-the-radar festivals from around the world!

The Nightenjin team put our collective heads together and uncovered some of the best, most different, and sometimes tragically overlooked festivals. From the summer camp-inspired fun at Dirtybird Campout, to the festival in the infield of the Indianapolis 500 aka Snake Pit, all the way to Excision’s Lost Lands, the world’s premiere bass music festival with life-sized robot dinosaurs (yes, really), our list has something for everyone!

Stay tuned to Nightenjin for our full festival coverage in the coming months. We will be highlighting some of our festival picks, artists to see, and more right here!

Be sure to tell us your favorite festival and lineup so far!

Listed by date

March

CRSSD Festival- Spring 2018

CRSSD Festival – Spring

When: March 3-4, 2018
Where: San Diego, CA
Artists to check out: SNBRN, Trippy Turtle, Kyle Watson, Dense & Pika, Molly
Website: Crssdfest.com

BUKU Music + Art Project

When: March 9-10, 2018
Where: New Orleans, LA
Artists to check out: Virtual Self, Alison Wonderland, GRYFFIN, Graves, Ducky, BlackGummy
Website: Thebukuproject.com/

April

Asteria Arts Music Festival 2018

Asteria Arts & Music Festival

When: April 20-21, 2018
Where: Groveland, FL
Artists to check out: Emalkay, HVDES, Pixel Terror, Zhena
Website: Asteriamusicfestival.com

Backwoods Music Festival

When: April 20-22, 2018
Where: Ozark, AR
Artists to check out: STS9, Figure, Muzzy Bear, Space Jesus
Website: Backwoodsmusicfestival.com

May

Indy 500 Snake Pit 2018

Piknic Électronik Montréal

When: May-October, 2018
Where: Montreal, QC, Canada
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Piknicelectronik.com

Shaky Beats Music Festival

When: May 11-13, 2018
Where: Atlanta, GA
Artists to check out: San Holo, Loosid, Dr. Fresch, Boonie X Clyde, Autograf
Website: Shakybeatsfestival.com

Lightning in a Bottle

When: May 23-38, 2018
Where: Bradley, CA
Artists to check out: ZHU, Clozee, Zeke Beats, Mad Zach, MK
Website: Lightninginabottle.org

Indy 500 Snake Pit

When: May 27, 2018
Where: Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Artists to check out: Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Deadmau5, Diplo, Griz
Website: Indy500snakepit.com/

Movement Electronic Music Festival

When: May 26-28, 2018
Where: Detroit, MI
Artists to check out: Golf Clap, Fisher, Tiga, Dubfire, Eats Everything
Website: Movement.us/

June

Gridlife Midwest 2018

Gridlife – Midwest

When: June 7-10, 2018
Where: South Haven, MI
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Grid.life

Ever After Music Festival

When: June 8-10, 2018
Where: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Artists to check out: Suillivan King, Wooli, Dombresky, Terror, Reid, Drezo
Website: Everafterfest.com

Firefly Music Festival

When: June 14-17, 2018
Where: Dover, DE
Artists to check out: Two Friends, Chromeo, Hotel Garuda, Jax Jones
Website: Fireflyfestival.com

Hideout Festival Croatia

When: June 18-22, 2018
Where: Banffy Castle, Romania
Artists to check out: Netsky, Cancer Bats, Elrow Prty, Nastia
Website: Hideoutfestival.com/

Hideout Festival Croatia

When: June 25-29, 2018
Where: Novalja, Croatia
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Hideoutfestival.com/

Awakenings Festival

When: June 30-July 1, 2018
Where: Halfweg, Netherlands
Artists to check out: Jamie Jones, Ben Klock, Len Faki, Sven Väth, Patrick Topping
Website: Awakenings.com

July

Electrobeach Festival 2018

Electrobeach Festival

When: July 11-15, 2018
Where: Le Barcarès, France
Artists to check out: BadKlaat, Ivy Lab, Phase One, Chuurch
Website: Electrobeach.com

Valhalla Sound Circus

When: July 20-23, 2018
Where: Saint-André-Avellin, QC, Canada
Artists to check out: BadKlaat, Ivy Lab, Phase One, Chuurch
Website: Valhallasoundcircus.com

Boom Festival

When: July 22-29, 2018
Where: Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Boomfestival.org

August

Dance Valley 2018

Street Parade

When: August 11, 2018
Where: Zürich, Switzerland
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Streetparade.com

Dance Valley

When: August 11, 2018
Where: Velsen-Zuid, Netherlands
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Dancevalley.com

Moonrise Music Festival

When: August 11-12, 2018
Where: Baltimore, MD
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Moonrisefestival.com/

Deep Tropics Music Art & Style Festival

When: August 2018
Where: Nashville, TN
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Deeptropics.org/

515 Alive Music Festival

When: August 2018
Where: Des Moines, IA
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: 515alive.com/

September

Lost Lands 2018

Lost Lands Music Festival

When: September 14-16, 2018
Where: Thornville, OH
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Lostlandsfestival.com

Imagine Music Festival

When: September 21-23, 2018
Where: Atlanta, GA
Artists to check out: Zhu, Riot Ten, Jai Wolf, Boogie T and more!
Website: Imaginefestival.com/

October

Suwannee Hulaween 2018

Suwannee Hulaween

When: October 2018
Where: Live Oak, FL
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Suwanneehulaween.com/

Lost Lake Festival

When: October 2018
Where: Phoenix,AZ
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Lostlakefestival.com/

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience

When: October 26-28, 2018
Where: New Orleans, LA
Artists to check out: Louis The Child, G Jones, Amine, Joyride, Flint Eastwood
Website: Voodoofestival.com/

Dirtybird Campout West

When: October 2018
Where: Bradley, CA
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: West.dirtybirdcampout.com/

November

Goldrush Music Festival 2018

Goldrush Music Festival

When: November 2018
Where: Chandler, AZ
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Goldrushfestaz.com/

December

FriendSHIP 2018

FriendSHIP

When: December 2018
Where: TBA
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: https://amfamfamf.com/

Your Paradise

When: December 2018
Where: Fiji
Artists to check out: TBA
Website: Yourparadise.com/

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