Festival season is in full swing, and Alabama has an exciting few months ahead. From electronic to country music, the Yellowhammer state has something to offer everyone. We have put together a list of four music festivals taking place this spring and summer that cannot be missed. 

Sol Fest (New Brockton)

May 4-7

Sol Fest is a camping electronic music and arts festival taking place from May 5th to May 7th in New Brockton at Bama Slam Waterpark and Campground. This festival adds an exciting new element to the Alabama festival season with major names in EDM such as Zeds Dead, a group with over 2.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify alone. The festival lineup includes dozens of electronic artists whose shows will include digital art and experimental lighting performances. Get more information about Sol Fest here. 

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Hangout Music Festival (Gulf Shores)

May 19-21

Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores is a well-known festival bringing in tens of thousands of festivalgoers each year. This year’s lineup includes incredibly well-known acts: Red Hot Chili Peppers, SZA, Calvin Harris, Paramore, Lil Nas X, Kid Laroi, and more. Hangout Music Festival is praised for both its ability to pull in amazing headliners and its beautiful beach setting. Get more information about Hangout Music Festival here.

Red Bluff Music & Arts Festival (Montgomery)

May 27

The Red Bluff Music & Arts festival will take place on May 27th along Montgomery’s Alabama River. This festival is perfect for those with a love of blues. Headlined by Robert Randolph & the Family Band, the festival also features Sweet Tea Trio, TUB, and Blues Old Stand. Find out more about Red Bluff Music & Arts Festival here.

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Rock the South (Cullman)

July 20-22

Rock the South is a local fan-favorite festival taking place from July 20th to July 22nd in Cullman. Rock the South is a country music lover’s dream with headliners Zach Bryan, Cody Johnson, and Riley Green. Other big names such as Travis Tritt, Bailey Zimmerman, and Jo Dee Messina are included in the lineup. Get more information about Rock the South here.