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.
South by Southwest
The vibe: After start-up founders and filmmakers spend days talking business and showing new flicks, they kick back with an eclectic roster of bands large and small.
2014 performers: Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, Anushka, Childish Gambino, Ana Tijoux
Info: March 11–16; sxsw.com