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Music Festivals That Will Rock the Socks Off Your Summer Travel Assignment

Music Festivals That Will Rock the Socks Off Your Summer Travel Assignment


The world as we know it is slowly but surely getting back to “normal” and we literally don’t know what to do with ourselves after the last two years of working grueling hours and actively avoiding social activities.

What better way to finally live our best life after a never-ending string of shifts than to finally enjoy the return of LIVE (not virtual) MUSIC?! We’ve compiled a list of music festivals across the south across ALL genres for your listening (and boogying) pleasure during your travel nursing assignments.



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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival (Jazzfest)

Dates: April 29-May 1; May 6-8

Lineup includes: Stevie Nicks, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Who, Luke Combs, Lionel Richie, Jimmy Buffett

Essence Festival New Orleans

Dates: June 30 – July 3

Lineup includes: Janet Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Kevin Hart



iHeartCountry Festival – Austin, TX

Dates: May 7

Lineup includes: Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett, Zac Brown Band, Maren Morris

Buzzfest – The Woodlands, TX

Dates: May 28

Lineup includes: Seether, Bush, Papa Roach, 10 Years



Hangout Fest – Gulf Shores, AL beachfront

Dates: May 20 – 22

Lineup includes: Halsey, Post Malone, Phoebe Bridgers, Fall Out Boy, T-Pain, Jack Harlow, The Head and the Heart

Hangout Fest Gulf Shores, AL beachfront



Sunfest – West Palm Beach, FL

Dates: April 28 – May 1

Lineup Includes: Goo Goo Dolls, Sam Hunt, Counting Crows, Lil Wayne, Brett Young, Boys II Men

Welcome to Rockville – Daytona Beach, FL

Dates: May 19 – 22

Lineup Includes: KISS, Guns N’ Roses, Smashing Pumpkins, Rise Against, Korn, Megadeth, Five Finger Death Punch

Gulf Coast Jam – Panama City Beach, FL

Dates: June 2 – 5

Lineup Includes: Florida Georgia Line, Brooks & Dunn, Old Dominion, Maddie & Tae, Tracy Lawrence

Rolling Loud Miami – Miami Gardens, FL

Dates: July 22 – 24

Lineup Includes: Future, Kendrick Lamar, Gucci Mane, Ye, Saweetie, Kodak Black, 2 Chainz, Soulja Boy



Candler Park Music Festival – Atlanta, GA

Dates: June 3 – 4

Lineup Includes: Grace Potter, The Disco Biscuits

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Beale Street Music Festival – Memphis, TN

Dates: April 29 – May 1

Lineup Includes: Meagan Thee Stallion, Van Morrison, Stone Temple Pilots, Chevelle, Weezer, Modest Mouse

Riverbend Festival – Chattanooga, TN

Dates: June 3 – 5

Lineup Includes: Cage the Elephant, Brothers Osborne, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival – Manchester, TN

Dates: June 16 – 19

Lineup Includes: Stevie Nicks, J. Cole, Tool, Alison Krauss, Ludacris, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats



Forecastle – Louisville, KY

Bourbon Beyond Music Fest KY 2022

Dates: May 27 – 29

Lineup Includes:  Jack Harlow, Tyler the Creator, Phoebe Bridgers, Alison Wonderland

Bourbon & Beyond – Louisville, KY

Dates: September 15 – 18

Lineup Includes:  Jack White, Alanis Morissette, Pearl Jam, St. Vincent, Cold War Kids



Bayou Bon Vivant – Norfolk, VA

Dates: May 20 – 22

Lineup Includes:  Marc Broussard, Rebirth Brass Band, Flow Tribe

FloydFest 22 – Floyd, VA

Dates: July 27 – 31

Lineup Includes: Old Crow Medicine Show, Melissa Etheridge, Turnpike Troubadours



Lollapalooza – Chicago, IL

Dates: July 28 – 31

Lineup Includes: Metallica, Dua Lipa, Green Day, J. Cole, Kygo, Jane’s Addiction, Machine Gun Kelly, Charlie XCX, Doja Cat

Lollapalooza Music Festival Chicago Illinois



Just Like Heaven – Pasadena, CA

Dates: May 21

Lineup Includes: Interpol, Modest Mouse, The Shins, Franz Ferdinand, M.I.A.


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