All Eyes on Festival Season

Feb. 23, 2017

Punxsutawney Phil predicted a longer winter, but by the looks of Philly lately, spring will be in bloom sooner than expected. However unusual for February, there’s no doubt this warm weather has everyone walking a little lighter and looking forward to some fun in the sun. At Mole Street Artists, we’ve been daydreaming of hearing live music outside the confines of a crowded bar. With festival season just around the corner, we’ve rounded up some of the lineup announcements for the spring/summer for your planning convenience. Compare lineups, headliners and get your tickets before they’re gone!  

Molestice | 2016

Lancaster Roots and Blues Festival- February 24-26, 2017 in Lancaster, PA

Looking for some last minute weekend plans? In the heart of Lancaster County, the Roots and Blues Festival brings music lovers from near and far to explore the city of Lancaster. For three days of tunes spread across eight unique venues, this festival is sure to be a crowdpleaser. Hurry over to their website for tickets!

The Governor’s Ball- June 2-4, 2017 in New York City, NY

Tickets are going fast for these three days of all things music and art in the city that never sleeps. The annual Governor’s Ball takes over Randall’s Island Park for a long weekend each year to help New Yorker’s blow off some steam before heating up for the summer.

The Roots Picnic- June 3, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA

This year marks the 10th Annual Roots Picnic at Festival Pier, a Philly classic. With views of the Delaware River, local food and vendors on site, this festival is sure to be a great kickoff for Summer ‘17. Tickets were just released but unfortunately are already SOLD OUT. Don’t be discouraged! Always test your luck on StubHub.

Firefly Music Festival- June 15-18, 2017 in Dover, DE

Delaware’s annual Firefly Music Festival is back and (arguably) better than ever. With a variety of familiar faces in music, from The Weeknd and Chance the Rapper to Bob Dylan and Franz Ferdinand, this four day bash has something for everyone. There are even some top notch local acts on the line up: Hardwork Movement, Chill Moody, OddKidOut and Ill Fated Natives. By providing a lush wooded landscape for camping and an extensive roster of local vendors, this premier music experience will surely not disappoint. Weekend passes still available- grab em’ while they’re hot!

Bonnaroo- June 8-11, 2017 in Manchester, TN

Not only is Bonnaroo serving up a stacked lineup of musicians, but their ‘Comedy Theatre’ is nothing short of impressive as well. For four days of music, laughs, food, and arts in the heart of Tennessee, we’re looking no further than Bonnaroo. Tickets and packages are still available here

The Peach Music Festival- August 10-13, 2017 in Scranton, PA

For four days of camping out and jamming out on the side of a mountain, check out The Peach Music Festival. With an impending lineup that’s sure to please, and a variety of activities to supplement the musical performances, you won’t want to miss out on this fest!

Hot August Music Festival- August 19, 2017 in Cockeysville, MD

After 25 years of music, merch, and munchies, Hot August Music Festival has summer fun down to a science. By offering strokes for all folks in terms of tunes, food, and shopping, Hot August gives attendees the perfect excuse to forget their responsibilities and live it up!

Molestice- June 24, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA

That’s right! Our very own Molestice music and arts festival will be back in Philly this June (check out last year’s recap here).  Follow us on Instagram + Facebook and stay tuned for updates on performing acts, vendors, sponsors, and so much more!



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