Summer 2016's 30 Must-See Music Festivals

From Newport Jazz Festival to Electric Daisy Carnival and beyond

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The Governors Ball Music Festival
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The Governors Ball Music Festival

When: June 3rd-5th

Where: New York, New York

Why Go: Here's your chance to catch Kanye West's only scheduled stateside headline slot this summer, in all its glorious unpredictability. There's also powerhouses like the Strokes, the Killers, Beck, Miguel and Courtney Barnett. Bonus points for the food, curated by the tastemaking bloggers (and former music industry execs) at the Infatuation, taking festival grub to a new level with everything from Papaya King's classic hot dogs to Momofuku Milk Bar's decadent treats. 

Must-See Acts: Kanye West, the Strokes, the Killers, Beck, Miguel, Courtney Barnett, Haim, Chvrches , Jamie XX, Eagles of Death Metal, Torres, Gary Clark Jr., M83, Miike Snow, Bully

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