A quick guide to summer 2017 music festivals

By March 21, 2017 No Comments

Festival season always comes up on you faster than you would expect. Tickets are often selling fast so you need to start planning your trip early. This article is perfect for you, here are the top destinations for this summer's hottest lineups.

This is a list of festivals you can ride and go there from Montreal. Of course, at this time not every lineup are out but it is kind of the big picture of what we are gonna get. Depending on your taste and what you are looking for, we are pretty sure you will find the perfect festival for you.

CMWCanadian Music Week

When: April 18-23 2017

Where: Toronto

Price & Tickets: 150$ or 75$ buy here

Camping: No

Who’s playing: Big Sean, The Strumbellas, Earl Sweatshirt, Good Charlotte, Wolf Parade, Explosion in the Sky, Whitehorse, Dan Mangan and many more







Boston CallingBoston Calling

When: May 26-28 2017

Where: Boston

Price & Tickets: 269US$ 3-day or 99US$ 1-day buy here

Camping: No

Who’s playing: Chance The Rapper, Bon Iver, Sigur Ros, Mumford & Sons, The XX, The 1975, Tool, Major Lazer, Weezer, Cage The Elephant, Mac Demarco, Solange, and many more





FieldTripField Trip

When: June 3-4 2017

Where: Toronto

Price & Tickets: 125$ 3-day or 80$ 1-day buy here

Camping: No

Who’s playing: Broken Social Scene, Feist, Phoenix, A Tribe Called Red, Portugal. The Man, BadBadNotGood, Timber Timbre, James Vincent McMorrow, and many more







Governors BallGovernors Ball

When: June 2-4 2017

Where: New-York

Price & Tickets: 305US$ 3-day or 105$ 1-day buy here

Camping: No

Who’s playing: Chance The Rapper, Lorde, Flume, Phoenix, Childish Gambino, Wu-Tang Clan, Tool, Cage The Elephant, Wiz Kalifa, Mac Demarco, Local Natives, and many more







RockfestRockfest Montebello

When: June 22-24 2017

Where: Montebelo

Price & Tickets: 175$ 3-day or many other options buy here

Camping: Yes

Who’s playing: Rammstein, Queen of the Stone age, Iggy Pop, Alexisonfire, The Offsrping, Megadeth, At The Drive In, Good Charlotte, Bad Religion, Jeremy Gabriel, and many more







When: June 23-25 2017

Where: Toronto

Price & Tickets: 125$ 3-day (early birds) or other options buy here

Camping: No

Who’s playing: Passion Pit, Taylor The Creator, Post Malone, Bleachers, Sleigh Bells, Twin Peaks, Cold Specks, Son Little, and many more






Dreams Music Festival

When: July 7-8 2017

Where: Toronto

Price & Tickets: 180$ 2-day or other options buy here

Camping: No

Who’s playing: Above & Beyond, Dillstadamus, DVBBS, Steve Angello, BAAUER, Anna Lunoe, Infected Mushroom, and many more

Digital Dreams

Bluesfest OttawaBluesfest

When: July 6-16 2017

Where: Ottawa

Price & Tickets: 250$ 11-day or other options buy here

Camping: No

Who’s playing: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, P!nk, Muse, LCD Soundsystem, Flume, 50 Cent, Jake Owen, Fetty Wap, Gary Clark Jr.,Migos, Tegan & Sara and many more












Festival d’Été de Québec (FEQ)

When: July 7-17 2017

Where: Quebec City

Price & Tickets: 95$ 11-day buy here

Camping: No

Who’s playing: Metallica, Muse, P!nk, Backstreet Boys, Kendrick Lamar, DVBBS, Flume, Fetty Wap, Lady Antebellum, Migos, The Strumbellas, and many more






When: July 28-30 2017

Where: New-York City

Price & Tickets: 345US$ 3-day or 125US$ 1-day buy here

Camping: No

Who’s playing: Frank Ocean, Solange, Tame Impala, Alt-J, Nine Inch Nails, A Tribe Called Quest, MGMT, Future Island, Nick Murphy, Justice, and many more






When: July 28-30 2017

Where: Oro-Medonte (Toronto)

Price & Tickets: 230$ 3-day (tier 1) or other options buy here

Camping: Yes

Who’s playing: Imagine Dragons, Flume, Frank Ocean, Solange, Justice, Vance Joy, The Shins, Schoolboy Q, Tegan & Sara, Jazz Cartier, and many more








When: August 4-6 2017

Where: Montreal

Price & Tickets: 320$ 3-day or other options buy here

Camping: No

Who’s playing: The Weeknd, Muse, Lorde, Major Lazor, Alabama Shakes, Justice, Solange, Vance Joy, Cage The Elephant, Father John Misty, and many more





At the end it will still be your choice depending on what you like. All those festivals have their own advantages and disadvantages. You can base your choice on price, lineups, atmosphere, camping, city and any other options and you will still make a good choice because all those festivals are worth going. To know more about music festivals continue to follow Shoeclack everywhere!

About Martin Bertrand

Founder and director of Shoeclack - He loves a bit too much everything about music festivals!