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The Best of the Fests: 19 Cool Summer Festivals

Peak summer festival season has arrived! Check out the wildest blow-outs still to come, from Lollapalooza to the Gathering of the Juggalos
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Gathering of the Vibes

WHEN: July 19th-22nd
WHERE: Bridgeport, Connecticut
TOP ACTS: Primus, Phil Lesh & Friends, Bob Weir & Bruce Hornsby with Branford Marsalis, 7 Walkers Featuring Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart Band, Avett Brothers

Started by Deadheads after Jerry Garcia's death in 1995, the Connecticut festival's vibes are still strong. Now in its 16th year, the Gathering will feature several Grateful Dead alums perform with their own projects this summer.

WHO IT'S FOR: Deadheads who need a bigger Shakedown Street.

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