The 10 Best Late-Summer Music Festivals You Haven't Missed (Yet)


Coachella and Bonnaroo have come and gone. Lollapalooza tickets are currently limited to one-day passes (and for only Sunday, no less). Though the big names are no longer possibilities, there are still plenty of opportunities to mingle with the indie kids at one of the late-summer music festivals. Here, a list of the 10 best still to come.


Osheaga (
When: July 29-31
Where: Montreal, Quebec
Who: Eminem, Elvis Costello and the Imposters, the Flaming Lips, the Tragically Hip, Death Cab for Cutie, Kid Cudi, Bright Eyes, Broken Social Scene, Beirut, Ratatat, MSTRKRFT, Sia, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Tokyo Police Club, Manchester Orchestra


Outside Lands (
When: August 12-14
Where: San Francisco
Who: Phish, Muse, Arcade Fire, the Shins, Deadmau5, the Decemberists, the Black Keys, Girl Talk, the Roots, Arctic Monkeys, OK Go, MGMT, Major Lazer, Old 97's, Erykah Badu, Big Boi, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Ellie Goulding, Best Coast


Music to Know (
When: August 13-14
Where: East Hampton, New York
Who: Vampire Weekend, Bright Eyes, Ellie Goulding, Cold War Kids, Chromeo, Ra Ra Riot, Tame Impala, M. Ward, Dawes, Tom Tom Club, We Are Scientists, Suddyn, the Naked and Famous, the Limousines


Sunset Strip Music Festival (
When: August 18-20
Where: Los Angeles
Who: Motley Crüe, Bush, Public Enemy, Matt and Kim, the Dirty Heads, the Veronicas, Uriah Heep, Buckcherry, Cobra Starship, Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger of the Doors


North Coast Music Festival (
When: September 2-4
Where: Chicago
Who: David Guetta, Bassnectar, Wiz Khalifa, Thievery Corporation, Common, STS9, Fatboy Slim, Gogol Bordello, Of Montreal, Lotus, Neon Indian, Major Lazer, Little Dragon


Virgin Mobile FreeFest (
When: September 10
Where: Columbia, Maryland
Who: Cut Copy, Cee Lo Green, TV on the Radio, the Black Keys, Patti Smith, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, James Murphy, Ghostland Observatory, !!!, Okkervil River


Music Fest NW (
When: September 7-11
Where: Portland, Oregon
Who: Band of Horses, Iron and Wine, Explosions in the Sky, the Kills, MSTRKRFT, Blitzen Trapper, the Vaccines, the Antlers, YACHT, the Joy Formidable, Phantogram, Ted Leo


Austin City Limits (
When: September 16-18
Where: Austin
Who: Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Coldplay, Kanye West, Fleet Foxes, My Morning Jacket, Nas & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, Bright Eyes, Social Distortion, TV on the Radio, Santigold, Broken Social Scene, Delta Spirit, the Walkmen, the Airborne Toxic Event, Theophilus London


Popped! (
When: September 23-24
Where: Philadelphia
Who: the Shins, Cage the Elephant, Pretty Lights, Girl Talk, Panda Bear, Elbow, the Hold Steady, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Cults, Rakim, Titus Andronicus, DJ ?uestlove, Company of Thieves, the Joy Formidable, Zee Avi


All Tomorrow's Parties Presents I'll Be Your Mirror (
When: September 30-October 2
Where: Asbury Park, New Jersey
Who: Jeff Mangnum (of Neutral Milk Hotel), Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Ultramagnetic MC's, Swans, Deerhoof, Mogwai, Shellac, the Horrors, Chavez, the Album Leaf, Cults

By Maggie Mallon

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