MIDDLELANDS ~ May 5 – May 7
Middlelands Fest might be the newest festival in the list, but it certainly has all the credentials needed to become the biggest EDM fest in the Lonestar state. From festival guru’s C3 and Insomniac Events, Middlelands is bringing you a class A line up at a very affordable price. Legends like Kaskade, Major Lazer, Bassnectar and Crystal Castles will be blessing the stage along with mega producers Marshmellow, ZHU and Gallantis. Check out the full line up and start planning your trip, make sure you check out the camping options so you can get lost in their colorful renaissance world.
JMBLYA MAY 5 – MAY 6
JMBLYA is no stranger to the Texas Markets, the Scoremore presented fest is already a legendary yearly event that the youngins await insatiately all year long. They have always managed to bring the best national Hip Hop acts to the south and this year is no different. 2017 performers include the newly announced headliner Chance the Rapper, a Grammy-nominated Chicago-born rapper who is also slated to perform at some of this summer’s biggest music festivals including Bonnaroo and Governor’s Ball. Other JMBLYA acts include a highly curated selection of hip-hop and EDM performers that blend together some of today’s biggest national acts with exciting up-and-comers, like DJ/producer Steve Aoki, as well as 6LBACK, Young Dolph, andPell, as well as acts like DFW’s own Snow Tha Product and more.
June 3 – June 4
Free Press Summer Fest is by far the most multifaceted in the list, with a line up dedicated to the all genre-loving music rebels. The lineup is probably one of the best to hit Texas in years, with Lorde, Solange, Flume and Portugal the Man amongst the talent and taking place during the first days of June. When the winds blow comfortably and the sun is shining just bright enough, it is just the most ideal fest weather season in Texas.
May 27 – May 28
Neon Desert is truly unique in that it not only showcases national headlining hip-hop, EDM, and indie talent, but it also plays a real tribute to the Latin heritage of the host town El Paso and its diverse residents.