If you’re truly upping your ‘festival game’ this season as much as you are telling all your friends, you wont want to miss out on these awesome experiences.

These enticing picks include North America’s most celebrated nonprofit music festival M3F Festival, the eclectic CRSSD Festival returning to San Diego’s Waterfront Park, Seismic Spring showcasing world-class house and techno talent in Austin, the perfect summer kickoff at Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Do LaB’s immersive festival experience Lightning in a Bottle, the spectacular Primavera Sound in Barcelona, and the interactive wonderland of Electric Forest.

M3F Fest

M3F Fest, North America’s most celebrated non-profit music festival, has announced the lineup for its 2024 edition in Phoenix, Arizona from March 1-2. M3F donates 100% of festival proceeds to charity with $2 million donated since 2022 and $5.2 million in total since its inception in 2004.

The festival has also announced the move to a new venue for the 2024 edition, taking place at Steele Indian School Park. Fans can expect the same M3F experience as past years with an even larger footprint than before, along with brand new art activations with more details to be announced. The historic venue will continue the evolution of M3F’s growth since its debut 20 years ago.

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With the 2024 lineup, M3F continues to build on its reputation of bringing global hit makers and rising acts across the worlds of indie, pop, R&B, electronic, and more to Phoenix. Highlights from the bill include the dreamy sounds of Dominic Fike and Anjunadeep favorite Lane 8, plus a strong showing of the UK’s top electronic talent with Gorgon City, Duke Dumont, and SG Lewis all making appearances.

M3F’s lineup will also feature award-winning London vocalist Arlo Parks, Minnesota indie rockers Hippo Campus, the mesmerizing sounds of Bakar, and fan-favorite Dayglow, along with German vocalist Roosevelt, genre-defying Los Angeles artist Fiji Blue, Chicago duo DRAMA, the disco vibes of Poolside, and the catchy alternative pop sounds of Toronto’s Valley. Electronic music continues to find a home at M3F with additional sets on deck from a diverse range of acts including Elderbrook, Coco & Breezy, GORDO, BUNT., Vandelux, it’s murph, WhoMadeWho, Young Franco, and more.

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CRSSD Festival 2024

Since its inception in 2015, CRSSD Festival has created a unique enclave for the global electronic music community in San Diego. Fostered to connect the best and brightest of clubland in a setting that personifies the sun-soaked aesthetic of Southern California, the event is a pillar of the international festival calendar. CRSSD has announced another genre-spanning lineup for its Spring 2024 edition, returning to its home of Waterfront Park in downtown San Diego on March 2-3.

CRSSD takes over the lush, centrally-located, bayside Waterfront Park by day. Its after party series CRSSD After Dark encompass clubs, venues, and converted spaces throughout the city. Its thoughtful curation makes it the ultimate destination festival for anyone passionate about dance music. CRSSD’s Spring 2024 lineup is characteristically diverse, blending different genres and eras of electronic music.

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The curated CRSSD experience extends beyond the music, treating attendees to handpicked food vendors, immersive decor and stage designs, and interactive programming through its CRSSD Lab music-tech lounge and vinyl market. It’s the quintessential electronic music journey in one of the West Coast’s most beautiful urban centers.

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Seismic Spring Lite

Seismic Spring Lite: Seismic Dance Event, the premiere boutique house and techno festival, takes place at The Concourse Project in Austin, Texas. Seismic remains a leading name in the global underground dance movement, building its legacy on gathering world-class international musical talent in an intimate environment.

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Hangout Fest 2024

Hangout Music Festival is excited to reveal its 2024 lineup, featuring an eclectic group of artists set to perform on the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama this May 17-19. Headed into its thirteenth edition, Hangout has become a state of mind where life is a party, a happy place with good vibes only, and a beachside daydream where sun-drenched lifelong memories are made. This year’s lineup will showcase a slew of leading names in varying genres from pop and country, to electronic music, rock, alternative, rap, and beyond.

Hangout’s 2024 headliners demonstrate the festival’s multi-genre ethos, showcasing three of the most in-demand acts of the moment on the beaches of Gulf Shores. Alt-country superstar Zach Bryan is set to perform his stadium-filling anthems, fresh off of his chart-topping fourth studio album. Joining him for a rare U.S. festival performance will be influential songstress Lana Del Rey and her extensive catalog of dreamy hits. One of electronic music’s most captivating production duos, ODESZA, will also bring their acclaimed live show to Hangout’s main stage as one of their final shows of their “The Last Goodbye” era.

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Beyond the music, a weekend spent at Hangout offers the most perfectly-timed and carefree antidote to winter where adulting takes a back seat to picturesque sunsets and leisurely days spent with toes in the sand. Imagine posting up at Hammock Beach, playing beach volleyball or sliding down a slip-and-slide at Camp Hangout, catching heartfelt vows at the Beach Wedding Chapel, then popping into a beach dance club with direct swimming access in the refreshing Gulf of Mexico, all between sets and before retiring to your condo, beach house, or nearby hotel.

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Lightning in a Bottle 2024 Lineup

Do LaB has announced the music lineup for North America’s original boutique festival, Lightning in a Bottle, taking place at Buena Vista Lake in Southern California during Memorial Day Weekend (May 22-27). The festival provides a living and breathing outpost for misfits, creatives, and experience hunters to experience an array of top-tier music curation, art installations, immersive environments, and educational programming.

The 2024 edition is all about returning to why the festival started in the first place – having as much fun as possible. The LIB experience continues to be one of many facets and paths. It’s a festival defined as both a transformational wonderland and a wild party where freak flags fly. A place to learn and create, but also reconnect with one’s mischievous inner child, where surprises hide around every corner.

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LIB’s musical journey guides attendees from its wildly immersive core stages Lightning, Woogie, and Thunder, onwards to its community-run programming at The Stacks, The Junkyard, and The Grand Artique. Each stage features its own unique aesthetic, vision, and sound, balancing fan-favorite bookings with a constant sense of discovery.

The immersive Compass area offers a diverse array of educational opportunities to engage the senses, expand the mind, and inspire community action with topics that include indigenous cultures, psychedelic medicine, climate change, love & relationships, healthy eating, and more. Attendees can learn from the past and present in order to better integrate, collaborate, and thrive in our world’s future.

Lightning in a Bottle is a true off-the-grid experience, providing five full days to explore the music, art, and magic the expansive grounds have to offer. Arriving from day one gives weekend warriors of all kinds the opportunity to pick out the best campsites alongside their crew, attend pre-parties soundtracked by lineup artists, and become fully immersed in the festival before the crowd.

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Primavera Sound

Primavera Sound presents the spectacular lineup for its 2024 edition in Barcelona: a gift for fans of the festival. Lana Del Rey, SZA, Pulp, Vampire Weekend, Mitski, Charli XCX, Justice, PJ Harvey, The National, FKA twigs, Disclosure, Bikini Kill, Deftones, and Troye Sivan headline the 22nd edition of Primavera Sound. The festival, which returns to its weekend format in Barcelona, will hold its central days from 30th May to 1st June at the Parc del Fòrum.

This Is Love. The Primavera Sound 2024 lineup is unveiled and festival’s love is spreading out in all directions. Can’t you feel it? Love for its own history, reflected in the retro graphic image that accompanies the release, successor to the flyer on which the magic words were first conjured up: Primavera Sound.

It was in 1994, seven years before the first official edition of the festival, on the occasion of a series of concerts in the venue KGB in Barcelona. Love for Barcelona itself, where it all began and where it all comes back to, the absolute protagonist of the video with which the lineup is presented.

Watching it means starting to get to know the 150 names announced, but also taking a stroll through some of the city’s most iconic spots. And of course, above all, love for the Primavera community because this lineup is undeniably a gift for fans of the festival. It is being delivered now, but we still have to wait a little while before we can fully enjoy it. We have six months ahead of us to start imagining everything that will happen from the 29th of May to the 2nd of June at Primavera Sound Barcelona 2024.

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The 22nd edition of the festival brings back the format of a weekend based in Barcelona, and even so the music on offer is once again overflowing. Each artist, each band is important, but also the sum of them all. It is therefore just as stimulating to closely scrutinise every detail and particularity of this heterogeneous and inclusive line-up as it is to take a couple of steps back and get a bit of perspective. Zoom in, zoom out. But haven’t we agreed that this lineup is a gift? Well, let’s unwrap it and discover that, in essence, what this is all about is the love of music.

Girls to the front! The fact that the exceptional has become normal at Primavera Sound doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t continue to highlight something that on a global level is an anomaly. The lineup for the next edition of Primavera Sound once again puts us before a commitment to equality (42.36% women, 42.36% men and 15.28% mixed projects), a hallmark of the festival since the historic 2019 edition, which for the first time balanced the gender distribution. A precedent that now brings us here: Lana Del Rey and SZA will headline Primavera Sound 2024 on their own merits.

The former, firmly established as the great chronicler of American music of this century; the latter, a generational talent who has gone beyond the limits of R&B, will offer her first show in Spain. “Girls to the front!”, as Kathleen Hanna demanded at the beginning of the 90s in her concerts. Hanna and her band, Bikini Kill, will also be at Primavera Sound 2024 to continue showing us how it is done.

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Electric Forest 2024


Electric Forest has announced the initial music lineup for its 2024 edition, taking place June 20-23 in Rothbury, Michigan. Electric Forest remains one of the world’s most unique festivals, an interactive wonderland cultivated by the collective energy of its participants and producers. The experience is defined by a feeling of total immersion, guiding attendees through a multi-faceted journey defined by the pillars of community, creation, and inclusion.

With the 2024 lineup, Electric Forest once again provides something for fans of all styles of electronic music and beyond. Headliners for next year will include Forest legend Pretty Lights, the bone-rattling sounds of Excision, and Cyclops Recordings founder Subtronics. A variety of rare collaborative artist sets are also on deck, including EVERYTHING ALWAYS (Dom Dolla + John Summit), PSYRYN (CloZee + LSDREAM), and Big Gigantic and NGHTMRE teaming up for their Gigantic NGHTMRE project.

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Jam fans can rejoice as The String Cheese Incident returns to perform two Incidents, plus sets from fellow torchbearers of the genre The Disco Biscuits and Umphrey’s McGee. Some of the more unexpected names on the lineup include Grammy-winning singer Nelly Furtado and famed Atlanta hip-hop artist Ludacris, each bringing their iconic sounds to Electric Forest next year. The list of headliners is rounded out by Belgian techno queen Charlotte de Witte, a solo set from John Summit, and performances by Black Tiger Sex Machine, Ben Böhmer, and Knock2.

Additional house and techno favorites on the lineup include Mau P, LP Giobbi, DJ Tennis, Sultan + Shepard, TSHA, and Coco & Breezy, while heavier sounds will come courtesy of Chase & Status, Barclay Crenshaw, ATLiens, Wooli, and Alison Wonderland’s new project Whyte Fang. The 2024 lineup also showcases a variety of live acts with their own electronic influences, featuring performances by Cannons, NEIL FRANCES, and DRAMA. More artists will continue to be announced leading up to the festival.

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