The 2012 Music Festival Season starts soon!

Live at Squamish

Even though our west coast weather isn’t quite making us think of summer, it’s time to start planning for the Spring and Summer Music Festival Season. With the renowned Coachella Music Festival, coming up this month, as the kick off there’s a lot of great outdoor music coming.

Here ‘s a few of the festivals coming to the West Coast this year.

April:
Coachella Music Festival covers two weekends, April 13-15 & 20-22
The Elements Festival celebrating electronic music is in Edmonton AB Apr 27-28

May:
Sasquatch Festival – May 25-28 is at The Gorge in Washington State.
Deer Lake Park Concert Series starts with Bon Iver on May 25th at the Burnaby park
Get the Beat with some of the best electronic acts at I Love This City San Francisco May 25th & 26th and I Love This City San Diego May 27th & 28th

June:
Vans Warped Tour kicks off it’s 2012 tour across North America June 16th and running through the summer.
Music, Comedy & Film take over various Calgary venues for Sled Island festival June 20-23
Foster The People are act two in the Deer Lake Park Concert Series June 25

July:
Vancouver Island MusicFest is July 6-8th in the Comox Valley
The world famous Calgary Stampede has a big line-up of country, rock and pop stars from July 6-15th.
The 35th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festivalis at Jericho Beach Park July 13-15

Deer Lake Park

Merritt Mountain Music Festival runs July 19-22
Florence & The Machine with The Walkmen are already sold out for the final Deer Lake Park Concert Series July 20
Seattle’s Capital Hill Block Party takes over the neighbourhood July 20–22nd
Get In Touch with your soul at Wanderlust California in Squaw Valley over July 26-29

August:
Country & Rock come together in Mission BC for Rocking River Musicfest Aug 9-11
Outside Lands Festival in San Fransisco encompasses DJ’s, Jazz and Rock Aug 10-12
Wanderlust Whistler uniquely brings together yoga, food and music Aug 23-26th
Live At Squamish returns for a 3rd round August 24-26

September:

Rifflandia

Bumbershoot celebrates another year as Seattle premier fest, Sept 1-3rd
Rifflandia is back for a fifth edition in Victoria Sept 13-16
Voices In The Park livens up Brockton Fields in Vancouver’s Stanley Park for one day Sept 15

Have Your Say