May 22, 2014 6:04 AM EDT

MUSIC

Rockin’ on Sunshine

Missed the boat on Sasquatch! or Coachella? These five other music festivals are hot tickets this summer

Firefly

This festival, in Dover, Del., is big on guitars–bands include Foo Fighters, Beck and Weezer–as well as activities. Campers can shop at a farmers’ market. June 19–22

Summerfest

The world’s largest music festival boasts cheap tickets (under $20) and big names–Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars will play Milwaukee’s lakefront. June 25–29, July 1–6

Forecastle

This Louisville, Ky., weekend is heavy on rock and country, but there’s something for everyone with Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings and Charli XCX on the bill. July 18–20

Essence

Prince and Janelle Monáe are among the big draws at this two-decade-old annual New Orleans event, which celebrates R&B, hip-hop and soul. July 3–6

Pickathon

The rare lineup that doesn’t feature Jack White or Outkast. Nickel Creek, Warpaint and Angel Olsen are slated for this quaint festival in Happy Valley, Ore. Aug. 1–3

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This appears in the June 02, 2014 issue of TIME.

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