2013 Music Festival Guide

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2014 Music Festival UPDATES

If you are looking for music festivals taking place in 2014 we have created two new pages for you.

2013 Music Festival Guides

Using a variety of sources such as the JamBase Festival List, Music Festival Junkies, Festival Finder and others we have tried to put cover the map with festivals for you. While we only have mapped 50 Music Festivals there are many more out there this and every year! So whether you like the Urban Music Festivals or the Rural and Camping Music Festivals you should be able to find a music fest near you.

We also have put together the Campmor Music Festival Gear Checklist for you and included a downloadable and easy to print PDF version as well. So be sure to check it out and make sure you have everything you need prior to heading out to your next Music Festival. We also encourage you to check the Festival’s website and see what they allow or DON’T allow you to bring on the grounds.

50+ Music Festivals by Month for 2013

Use the map above to find music festivals near you and the list below will tell you when they are. Campmor wishes you a fun and safe time!


Coachella – EMPIRE POLO CLUB, 81-800 AVENUE 51, INDIO, CA 92201
Country Thunder – Arizona – 20585 E Price (Station) Rd., Florence, Arizona 85132
Old Settler’s Music Festival – 30.131237,-98.014505
Pearland Crawfish Festival – Silent Walk Drive, Pearland, TX 77584


Backwoods Bash Music & Camping Festival – Walnut Creek State Park Area 1, Prue, OK 74060
Beale Street Music Festival – 357 Riverside Dr., Memphis, TN
California Roots – 2004 Fairground Rd, Monterey, CA 93940
Dark Star Jubilee – 7585 Kindle RD, Thornville, OH 43076
Jam for Jam – W985 Concord Center Drive, Sullivan, WI 53178
Kerrville Folk Festival – Quiet Valley Ranch 3876 Medina Hwy.Kerrville, Texas 78028
Michael Arnone’s Crawfish Fest – 37 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 07822
Orange Blossom Jamboree – 85 Myers Rd, Brooksville , FL 34602
Sasquatch Music Festival – 754 Silica Road NW Quincy, WA, 98848
Shaky Knees Music Festival – 695 North Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Summer Camp Music Festival – 17189 Illinois 29, Chillicothe, IL 61523
The Mighty High – 481 Route 17A Tuxedo, NY 10987
Wakarusa – 4117 Mulberry Mountain Loop, Ozark, AR 72949
Wakarusa Festival – 4117 Mulberry Mountain Loop, Ozark, AR 72949


10th Annual INI Festival – 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802
Bonnaroo – Manchester, TN
Country Fest – 24447 County Hwy S, Caddott, WI 54727
Electric Daisy Carnival – 7000 Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, NV 89115
Electric Forest – Rothbury, Michigan
Family Roots Fest – 6751 Hunterdon Road Glouster, OH 45732
Govenors Ball – Randalls Island Park, NYC
Grateful Friends Fest – N8390 U.S. 12, Black River Falls, WI
Impulse Festival – 2350 Randolph Church Rd Union Point, GA 30669
Kansasrocks – 400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111
Manifest 2013 – 6941North South Road, Pioneer, CA 95684
Mountain Jam – 64 Klein Avenue, Hunter, NY, 12442
Sierra Nevada World Music Festival – 14400 Hwy 128, Booneville, CA 95415
Summerfest – 200 N. Harbor Drive., Milwaukee, WI 53202


9th Annual Targhee Fest – 3300 Ski Hill Rd., Alta, WY 83414
All Good Festival – 7585 Kindle rd, hornville, OH 43076
Country Thunder – Wisconsin – 2305 Lance Drive, Twin Lakes, WI 53181
Forecastle Festival – 1301 River Road, Louisville, KY
Gathering of the Vibes (GOTV) – Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival – Oak Hill, New York
High Sierra Music Festival – 204 Fairground RD, Quincy, CA 95971
JamBase Live – 754 Silica Road NW, George, WA 98824
Newport Folk Festival – Fort Adams Drive, Newport, RI
Pitchfork – 1501 West Randolph, Chicago, IL 60657
Rock USA Oshkosh – 43.960387,-88.585253


Bumbershoot – 305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109
Camp Barefoot – 38.563309,-79.726088
Electric Zoo Festival – Randalls Island Park, NYC
Lollapalooza – 337 E Randolph, Chicago, IL
Outside Lands Music & Arts – John F Kennedy Dr & Transverse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94121
Peach Festival – Scranton, PA
Pickathon – 16581 SE Hagen Rd, Happy Valley, OR 97086
Telluride Jazz Festival – 500 E. Colorado Avenue Telluride, CO 81435
The Peach Music Festival – 1000 Montage Mountain Rd, Scranton, PA 18505


Dancefestopia Music Festival – Grand Blvd & River Front Rd, Kansas City, MO 64105


Austin City Limits – 2301 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746


Voodoo Music Experience Tour – 1 Palm DriveNew Orleans, LA 70124

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  • Rich

    Also…BEAR CREEK MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL at THE SPRIT OF THE SUWANEE MUSIC PARK in LIVE OAK, FL. Incredibly beautiful setting, warm in the day, could be downright cold at night. Projected dates for 2013 are November 7 – 10, 2013

  • FB.

    Grass Roots festival in Trumansburg, NY the 3rd weekend in July. 4 stages of world, jazz, bluegrass & old time, Cajun and zydeco, folk and roots. Sat night the band plays til dawn. Best food in festival world.

  • FB.

    Now you have gotten me started: Rhythm & Roots Festival, ninegret park, Charlestown, Rhode Island. Labor Day weekend.
    Strawberry Park Cajun & Zydeco festival. 2nd weekend in June.

  • How about the Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival in Grass Valley, CA. Also the Strawberry Music Festival, Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekends, in Camp Mather, Yosemite, CA.

  • Guido
  • Hypnocracy

    MerleFest April 25-28 North Wilkesboro NC the best ran festival in North America! Easy to get in, take care of you while you are on the festival site and easy to get back to your camp when it is time to leave!

  • lbp

    Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Oct 4-6, Golden Gate Park SF, free


  • Eric

    Solid Sound Music Festival at Mass MoCA June 21st thru 23rd. Also The Fresh Grass Blue Grass festival on September 20th to 22nd.

  • Janet

    The amazing Falcon Ridge Folk Festival in Hillsdale, NY on August 2, 3 and 4. This year is its twenty-fifth anniversary.

    The Old Songs Festival on June 28, 29 and 30 in Altamont, NY.

    And, of course, the Clearwater Festival on June 15 and 16 in Croton-on-Hudson, NY.

  • Malcolm Woade

    How about Merlefest, Aprilt 25-28, Wilkesboro, NC; DelFest, May 23-26, Cumberland, MD; FloydFest, July 25-28, Floyd, VA? I second Rhythm ‘n Roots and Strawberry Festivals.

  • Ruthann Biel

    Three more for your list:

    California World Fest

    KVMR Celtic Festival

    Sacramento Music Festival

  • Mike

    No mention of the Clearwater festival here? It takes place in June and they allow camping at the park.

  • Hollis Crossroads, Alabama!!!

    Tickets available at http://www.CampWigout.com

    Camp Wigout is a 3-Day Camping Music Festival founded on the sole purpose of offering exposure to the incredibly close community of musicians, music fans, visual artists, and crafters in the area

  • RonB

    2 more great music festivals close to NYC.

    June 15 and 16 – Clearwater – Hudson River Revival Croton Point Park NY 40 miles north of NYC – camp in the park

    August 2, 3 , and 4th Falcon Ridge Folk Festival – Hillsdale NY 120 miles north of NYC http://www.falconridgefolk.com camp on the farm where the festival is held

  • You’ve left off one of the best camping music festivals of all time – Check out Del Fest in the scenic mountains of Western Maryland – Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-26, 2013.

  • JKP

    The Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, KS (September) belongs on the list! One of the top Bluegrass venues.

  • There are several music camps in Alaska. None are on your map. (Note that my website is NOT a source for such things.)

  • Richard Greenberg

    How about the Stan Rogers Festival in Canso, Nova Scotia.

  • Annice Estes

    Rhythm And Roots Festival in Charlestown, RI on Labor Day weekend every year.

  • Linda Justice

    Where are the ones in Alaska, since you mentioned them?

  • L. Maher

    Also, the Clearwater Music Fesitval in New York in mid-June: http://www.clearwaterfestival.org/

  • SG

    June 21-23, 2013
    Firefly Music Festival
    Dover, Delaware

  • Check out the Philadelphia Folk Festival in Schwenksville PA held over the 2nd to last weekend in August. All kinds of music!

  • HOTAfest is a three day Folk Music and Arts festival for musicians and visual artists from around the country. Held in historic Titusville, PA; the birthplace of the Oil Industry. HOTAfest will be held July 12 – 14th, 2013.

  • Red Ants Pants Music Festival in White Sulphur Springs Montana! Super fun, great organization of the festival, three days of fun! July 2013..Merle Haggard headlining!

  • Tom

    Burnt Woods Stock’s 5th Annual 3 day, family friendly, music and camping festival July 26-27-28 2013
    Featuring music by 20+ bands Including Youth & Teen Performers.
    Down on Kasner’s Farm Burnt Woods, Oregon
    Located in the Coast Range on Highway 20 between
    Newport and Corvallis


  • Please do not forget one of the ‘grandaddys’ of them all, The 52nd Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival on the Old Pool Farm in Schwenksville, Pa. August 15-18 2013.

  • Eric

    Atlanta Fest held at Stone Mountain Park, Stone Mountain, GA – Been going for 24 years. Love the fact there is primitive camping, while just around the corner is a city. Great 3 day festival.

  • Mawli

    FLOYDFEST ANYONE?! FOLK AND BLUEGRASS. LAST WEEKEND IN JULY. FLOYD, WEST VIRGINIA. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Old Crow Medicine Show, Gogol Bordello, Trampled by Turtles, c’mon…

  • Stan

    In your festivals list, you did not mention the 39th annual Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival in Grass Valley, CA, June 12-15, 2014, sponsored by the California Bluegrass Association (CBA). This is a HUGE festival, and some of the top names in bluegrass have performed there in the past. This year’s lineup includes the Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, Lonesome River Band, Deadly Gentlemen, Laurie Lewis, Kathy Kallick, and many others. The festival is preceded by the CBA music camp June 8-11.

  • earthman2

    Big miss on your board !! FloydFest in Floyd, VA. July 23-27 2014.