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DESERT DAZE: We're heading back to the desert to blow up your Twitter feed with a bunch of sweet Coachella picks (and pix).

DESERT DAZE: We're heading back to the desert to blow up your Twitter feed with a bunch of sweet Coachella picks (and pix).


Coachella 2018 and Other Upcoming Festivals

Lineup Announced for Indio Extravaganza


The calendar just turned to 2018 and already announcements are being made for music festivals slated for the year. The first to divulge its lineup is glitterati favorite Coachella, which has The Weeknd, Beyoncé, and Eminem headlining Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, respectively. Other big names include Haim; Tyler, the Creator; alt-J; A Perfect Circle; Fleet Foxes; Odesza; Kali Uchis; and St. Vincent.

Coachella may kick off music festival season, but there are heaps of others coming down the pike, and now is the time to start planning your musical trips. The following are just a few of the gatherings taking place near and far.

California

Out of State

  • SXSW Mar. 12-18, Austin, TX; sxsw.com
  • New Orleans Jazz Festival Apr. 27-29 and May 3-6, New Orleans, LA; nojazzfest.com
  • Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival June 7-10, Manchester, TN; bonnaroo.com
  • Lollapalooza Aug. 2-5, Chicago, IL; lollapalooza.com
  • Austin City Limits Music Festival Oct. 5-7 and 12-14, Austin, TX; aclfestival.com

Canada

  • Canadian Music Week May 7-13, Toronto; cmw.net
  • NXNE June 8-17, Toronto; nxne.com
  • Quebec City Summer Festival (Festival d’été de Québec) July 5-15, Quebec City; infofestival.com
  • Osheaga Festival Aug. 3-5, Montreal; osheaga.com
  • POP Montreal International Music Festival Sept. 26-30, Montreal; popmontreal.com

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