Festival Hoppers

I noticed that a lot of artists are playing at a bunch of festivals this summer, rather than going on their own tour.  I’m going to point out the biggest festival hoppers to you, so you can see when they are coming to a fun summer festival near you!

Black Keys – They will be playing at Lollapalooza (Chicago), Firefly Festival (Delaware), Catalpa Festival (NYC), and a bunch of festivals in Europe.  They LOVE festivals!

If you love the Black Keys you might also like:

Jack White – Playing at Sasquatch this summer (Washington state)

Cage the Elephant – Playing at Governor’s Ball this summer (NYC)

Feist – The queen of festivals, playing at Bonnaroo (Tennessee), Sasquatch (Washington), Pitchfork (Chicago), Ann Arbor Summer Festival. if you’re a Feist fan you might also enjoy:

Fiona Apple –  Playing this summer at Governor’s Ball (NYC)

Beirut – Playing this summer at Sasquatch (Washington)

Bon Iver – Will be playing at Bonnaroo (Tennessee), Sasquatch (Washington), New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, .  If ya love Bon Iver you might also enjoy:

The Head and the Heart – Playing at Bonnaroo (Tennesee) and Pitchfork (Chicago)

Vampire Weekend –  Playing at Pitchfork (Chicago)

Santigold – Hitting both coasts by playing at Governor’s Ball (NYC), and Sasquatch (Washington), as well as Electric Forest Fest (Michigan), Lollapalooza (Chicago), Outside Land Music and Arts Festival (San Francisco).  If ya love Santigold you might also enjoy:

Major Lazer – Playing at Governor’s Ball (NYC) and Bonnaroo (Tennessee) this summer

Sleigh Bells – Playing at Pitchfork (Chicago) this summer

Nero – I highly enjoy them, they will be touring with Identity Festival, playing at Sasquatch (Washington), Electric Daisy Carnival (NY area), Lollapalooza (Chicago).  If you like Nero, you will probably also like:

Skrillex – Playing at Bamboozle (NJ) and Bonnaroo (Tennessee)

Porter Robinson – Touring with Identity Festival

The Shins – Playing at Bonnaroo (Tennessee) and Sasquatch (Washington).  If you like the Shins, you might also like:

Death Cab for Cutie – Austin City Limits

Tune-Yards – Bonnaroo (Tennessee), Sasquatch (Washington) and Lollapalooza (Chicago).  If you like them you might also like:

Dirty Projectors – Playing at Pitchfork (Chicago)

TV on the Radio – Catalpa Festival (NYC)

Enjoy!  When Rukkus.com is launched you will be able to get much more in depth recommendations of what artists you might enjoy based on your tastes.  We’re powered by Pandora, Last.fm, iTunes, Spotify and more – so it should be pretty on point.

Here are links to all of the above festivals mentioned:


Firefly Festival

Catalpa Festival


Governor’s Ball



Ann Arbor Summer Festival

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Electric Forest Fest

Outside Land Music and Arts Festival

Electric Daisy Carnival


Identity Festival

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