Top US Music Festivals in 2015

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2015 is looking to be the Year of the Music Festival. More and more shows are making their mark and the crowds are getting larger and more excited. There are so many that AllTheRooms decided to list their top 10 to get the word out. And if you're looking for a place to stay we have hundreds of accommodations on our site for each venue. There are some mainstays and a few new ones you might not have known about.

South by Southwest (SXSW)
Location: Austin, Texas
When: March 17-22
This hybrid show that incorporates music, tech, and film in one over 10 days has grown into one of the most popular and influential festivals in the world over the last two decades.

Ultra Music Festival
Location: Miami, Florida
When: March 27-29
Any festival that has well over 100,000 people attending is worth noting, and it's also worth pointing out that this festival sells out faster than any other on this list.

Location: Indio, California
When: April 10-12, 17-19
This little town outside of Palm Springs turns into a massive spectacle as over half a million people come to camp, dance, and sing along to some of the industry's best music acts.

Stagecoach Music Festival
Location: Indio, California
When: April 24-26
Right after Coachella ends takes over and California's country music festival starts, and is actually the bigger of the two and brings in top acts like Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton.

Location: Manchester, Tennessee
When: June 11-14
This four-day festival has become world-famous, and is consistently ranked the best by many regarded sites and publications. Tens of thousands camp on site but there is plenty of lodging nearby.

FireFly Music Festival
Location: Dover, Delaware
When: June 18-21
This festival takes over 100 acres, and has around 100 of the top bands and up-and-coming artists taking part, but also has other attractions and entertainment.

Location: Chicago, Illinois
When: July 31-August 2
This granddaddy of the music festivals started in the early 1990s, and is still going strong down and in now taking over 100 acres in Grant Park and the surrounding area.

Electric Daisy Carnival
Location: Las Vegas
When: June 19-21
There are actual a few EDC shows around the globe every year, but this one in Sin City is the biggest - the 2014 over 700,000 people attended over the course of the festival.

Location: Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia
When: September 25-27
This is the third year for this electronic music festival in the hills of Georgia, but people from over seventy countries and all fifty states represented the 100,000+ in attendance.

Austin City Limits (ACL)
Location: Austin, Texas
When: October 2-4, 9-11
This festival has become so big that it now runs over two weekends. Every type of music from over one hundred performers is showcased to the crowd of over 70,000 people.

Other great festivals worth visiting are Governors Ball, Counterpoint, Beale Street Music Festival, Riot Fest, Voodoo Music Experience and Sasquatch!

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