EDM, jam, and more festival Electric Forest returned to Rothbury, Michigan's Sherwood Forest over two weekends for its eighth year, with a lineup that included returning headliners The String Cheese Incident and Bassnectar, along with Cut Copy, !!!, Chromeo, Bonobo, Washed Out, A Tribe Called Red, and more.
The 2018 edition of Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival happens Labor Day Weekend (August 31 - September 2) at the Seattle Center. The lineup has just been announced and includes Fleet Foxes, SZA, J. Cole, Portugal. The Man, Phoenix T-Pain, Rhye, Kelela, Lil Wayne, Young Thug, Dr. Octagon, Moses Sumney, The Revolution, Cherry Glazerr, Nothing, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Maxo Kream, Let's Eat Grandma and more.
The Milwaukee fest also includes The Weeknd, Spoon, Grizzly Bear, Social Distortion, Pat Benatar, Meat Puppets, Ash, Sugarhill Gang, Jason Isbell, Soccer Mommy, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and much more.
The annual San Francisco festival also includes Janet Jackson, The Weeknd, Future, Jamie xx, Huey Lewis & the News, Mac DeMarco, Tycho, Father John Misty, Broken Social Scene, Perfume Genius, The Mountain Goats, Amen Dunes, and more.
Arctic Monkeys, Jack White, The National, and Vampire Weekend all play different days, so if you were hoping to catch the big indie/alternative rock names and just go one or two days, that's kind of a bummer. St. Vincent the same day as Vampire Weekend is a nice touch though.