Gas up the whip, summer festival season is here! Get your Doc Martens, portable battery charger and shade blockers ready to take in popular acts like Drake, Tamar Braxton, Lenny Kravitz and more live music outdoors!

An even wider list of acts are slated to hit the nation’s festival circuit and we have the all details you need to make one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make this summer!

Here’s your ultimate guide to the hottest music and culture festivals coming to your town! You might wanna grab your tickets now!

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NEW YORK

Afropunk Brooklyn Festival

August 22-23

Headliners: Lauryn Hill, Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Kelis, among others

Admission: $45-$200

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Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

July 6-11

50 Kent in Williamsburg

Headliners: Common, Mobb Deep, Lion Babe, Freeway, Charles Hamilton and others

Admission: $0-$100

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Electric Zoo

Randall’s Island Park

September 4-6

Headliners: The Chemical Brothers, Above & Beyond, Alesso

Admission: $239-$799

CHICAGO

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Lollapalooza

July 31-August 2

Grant Park

Headliners: Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence + The Machine, Sam Smith, The Weeknd, Alabama Shakes, Kid Cudi, A$AP Rocky, Tyler, the Creator and FKA Twigs among others

Admission: $110-$275

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Taste of Chicago

July 8-12

Grant Park

Admission: FREE

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Pitchfork Music Festival

July 17-19

Union Park

Headliners: Chance the Rapper and others

Admission: $65-$180

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DETROIT

Detroit Jazz Festival

September 4-7

Hart Plaza

Headliners: Pat Methiny Trio, Monty Alexander, Jungle Funk Trio

Admission: FREE

African World Festival

August 14-16

Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History

Admission: FREE

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PHILLY

Made In America

September 5-6

Headliners: Beyonce, Future, The Weeknd

Admission: from $139.80

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GEORGIA

TomorrowWorld

September 25-27

Chattahoochee, GA

Headliners: David Guetta, Benny Benassi among others

Admission: from $137

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Brittney Fennell

Brittney Fennell

Brittney is the Associate Editor of Jawbreaker and a writer who has goals to disrupt culture in ways unseen.