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5 summer festivals worth your time

Music festivals aren’t getting any cheaper this summer, so every concertgoer needs to prioritize.
Below are some of the closest and most popular fests around, with must-see performers and prices included.

1. Summer Camp
WHEN: May 22 to 24
WHERE: Chillicothe, Ill.
COST: Three-day advance tickets $140
5 must-see acts: Willie Nelson, Method Man and Redman, Les Claypool, Future Rock
and Los Lobos

2. Pitchfork
WHEN: July 17 to 19
WHERE: Chicago’s Union Park
COST: Three-day tickets $75
5 must-see acts: Flaming Lips, Built to Spill,
The Very Best, Women and The Jesus Lizard  

3. Lollapalooza
WHEN: Aug.  7 to 9
WHERE: Grant Park, Chicago
COST: $190 three-day pass
5 must-see acts: Beastie Boys, Lou Reed,
Snoop Dogg, Lykke Li and Ben Folds

4. Rothbury
WHEN: July 2 to 5
WHERE: Rothbury, Mich.
COST: Advance weekend pass $252.50
5 must-see acts: Bob Dylan and His Band, MSTRKRFT, Broken Social Scene,
G. Love &Special Sauce and Railroad Earth

5. Bonnaroo
WHEN: June 11 to 14
WHERE: Manchester, Tenn.
COST: $224.50 plus fees
5 must-see acts: Bruce Springsteen and
The E Street Band, David Byrne, Al Green,
Public Enemy and Elvis Costello


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