As much as we love heading to the main stage, the best thing about music festivals is discovering brand new music!

Here are 7 rising acts that you should catch this summer before they hit the big time!

1. Troyboi

Where: Spring Awakening – Chicago, Illinois

When: June 10th - 12th

2. Pham

Where: Mysterland – Bethel Woods, NY

When: June 10th - 12th

3. The Geek x Vrv

Where: Electric Forest Festival - Rothbury, Michigan

When: June 23rd - 26th

4. Sleepy Tom

Where: Paradiso – The Gorge, George, WA

When: June 24th - 25th

5. Illenium

Where: Lollapalooza – Chicago, IL

When: July 28th - 31st


Where: Summerset Music Festival - Somerset, Wisconsin

When: August 12th - 14th

7. Liquid Stranger

Where: Imagine Festival – Atlanta, Georgia

When: August 26th - 28th

About the Author

Devin Culham Staff Writer Cut my teeth with the Detroit techno scene before moving to Denver to see what the mountains have to offer.

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