Fest Fever

Genre: Alternative, hip hop, punk, indie
Date: August 6-8
Cost of Ticket: Three-day passes $215
Where: Grant Park in Chicago
Advice From: Senior Mackenzie Taylor
Taylor’s Favorite Performances: White Lies, Vampire Weekend, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys
Taylor’s Favorite Moment: “I saw Alexa Chung and met Cage the Elephant. The whole experience was incredible. I would do it over and over again.”
Taylor’s Worst Moment: “It rained the whole second day.”
Taylor’s Advice: “Bring a small bag to carry all of your stuff, because you will not want to deal with holding everything.”


Bamboozle Roadshow
Genre: Pop-punk, alternative, rap
Date: June 13
Cost of Ticket: $15 in advance, $20 day of show (theme park ticket not included, but required)
Where: Six Flags Saint Louis
This is the first year for the Bamboozle roadshow which has stemmed from the original Bamboozle held in New Jersey.
Bands expected to play: All Time Low, Boys Like Girls, LMFAO, Third Eye Blind and more


Genre: Indie, punk, rock, a little bit of everything
Date: June 10-13
Cost of Ticket: $250 (four-day pass)
Where: Manchester, TN
This is a four day multi-stage camping festival held on a 700 acre farm.
Bands expected to play: Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, Weezer, Ok Go