The Hottest Music Festivals of 2014
Good music doesn't have an expiration date, but the best music festivals are always scheduled for warmer months—or at least staged in non-arctic climates. Here, we've rounded up this year's essential celebrations of sound, organized by date.
Pitchfork Music Festival
The vibe: If any entity should be able to put together a good festival, it's Pitchfork. The authoritative music site throws this well-oiled extravaganza annually to celebrate the best in indie and beyond.
2014 performers: Kendrick Lamar, Neutral Milk Hotel, Pusha T, Grimes, Giorgio Moroder
Info: July 18–20; pitchforkmusicfestival.com