Daily Savings Time (the most worthless thing in today’s world) ends soon. Days are getting longer, temps warm as Spring approaches.
Here are our Top 16 Southern Music Festivals for 2020 this Spring (Mar-May):
- New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival – 4/23-5/3 – Few festivals mean more to their community than New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festivals. Dating back to 1970, the festival is a complete cultural experience reaching well beyond the music.Lineup TBA
- Hangout – Gulf Shores, Al. – May 15-17 – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Post Malone, and Cage the Elephant are part of the lineup.
- Welcome to Rockville– Daytona Beach – May 8-10 – Heavy metal fans get loud with Metallica, Disturbed, Godsmack and more.
- Shaky Knees – 5/1-3 – Atlanta – Smashing Pumpkins and The Strokes headline.
- Campfire Gathering – 3/16-17 – Dripping Springs, Tx. – Adults Only
- Savannah Music Festival – 3/26-4/11 – Savannah, Ga. -Celebrating over 30 years in the game, Savannah Music Festival highlights an eccentric collection of all musical genres from across the world to the Historic District of Savannah, Georgia. One of the best features of the festival are the debuts and artist collaborations between the acts presented to festival attendees. Everything from classical orchestral to jazz can be seen on the lineup each year.
- Baton Rouge Blues Festival – 4/18-19 – Baton Rouge, La.
- Tortuga Music Festival – 4/17-19 – Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. – Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Pitbull, BNL, and more to perform and bring awareness to sea life.
- Something in the Water Festival – 4/20-26 – Virginia Beach, Va.
- MerleFest – 4/23-26 – Wilkesboro, NC – Thirty years ago, the legendary Doc Watson founded MerleFest to honor the memory of his son who died in a tragic accident. Now 80,000 fans gather every spring on the campus of Wilkes Community College for America’s largest roots festival. Legends mix with newcomers to perform surprising collaborations of bluegrass, folk, and Americana.
- Sweetwater 420 Festival – 4/24-26 – Atlanta, Georgia
- Beale Street Memphis In May – 5/1-3- Memphis,Tn
- M3 Rock Festival– Columbia, Md. – 5/1-3 – Celebrating 80s hair bands, punk and metal.
- Suwannee River Jam – 4/29-5/2- Live Oak, Fl. – Toby Keith headlines.
- Epicenter Festival– 5/1-3 – Concord, NC. – Metallica, David Lee Roth headline