A Guide To Hip-Hop’s Summer Music Festivals

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    <b>Firefly Music Festival</b><br /><b>Dates:</b> June 19-22<br /><b>City:</b> Dover, Del.<br /><b>Performers:</b> OutKast, Chance The Rapper, Childish Gambino, G-Eazy
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    <b>Summerfest</b><br /><b>Dates: June 25-29, July 1-6</b><br /><b>City:</b> Milwaukee<br /> <b>Performers: </b>Nas, Ludacris, OutKast with Gary Clark Jr., B.o.B, Atmosphere
    Dates: June 25-29, July 1-6City: Milwaukee Performers: Nas, Ludacris, OutKast with Gary Clark Jr., B.o.B, Atmosphere
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    <b>Wireless Festival</b><br /><b>Dates: </b>July 4-6<br /><b>City:</b> Birmingham and London<br /><b>Performers: </b> OutKast, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Drake, ScHoolboy Q, YG, Iggy Azalea, 2 Chainz, B.o.B, Kid Ink and more.
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    <b>Openair Frauenfeld</b><br /><b>Dates: </b>July 10-12<br /><b>City: </b>Frauenfeld, Switzerland<br /><b>Performers: </b>OuKast, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Nas, Pharrell Willliams, T.I., Wiz Khalifa, YG, Earl Sweatshirt, Chance The Rapper and many, many more.
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    <b>Hudson Project Music And Arts Festival </b><br /><b>Dates: </b><b>July 11-13<br /></b><b>City: </b>Saugerties, NY<b>Performers:</b> Kendrick Lamar, Isaiah Rashad, Flatbush Zombies, Atmosphere
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    <b>Pitchfork Music Festival</b><br /><b>Dates: </b>July 18-20<br /><b>City: </b>Chicago Performers: Kendrick Lamar, Danny Brown, Pusha T, ScHoolboy Q, Earl Sweatshirt, Isaiah Rashad, Ka
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    <b>Lollapalooza</b><br /><b>Dates:</b> August 1-3<br /><b>City: </b>Grant Park, Chicago<br /><b>Performers:</b> Eminem, Nas, OutKast and more
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    <b>Osheaga Music And Arts Festival</b><br /><b>Dates: </b>August 1-3<br /><b>City: </b>Montreal<br /><b>Performers: </b>OutKast, J. Cole, Childish Gambino, Pusha T, Chance The Rapper, Danny Brown, Kid Ink, Joey Badass
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    <b>OVO Fest</b><br /><b>Dates: </b>August 3 and 4<br /><b>City: </b>Toronto<br /><b>Performers: </b>Drake and Outkast
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    <b>Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival</b><br /><b>Dates: </b>August 8-10<br /><b>City: </b>San Francisco<br /><b>Performers:</b> Kanye West, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Atmosphere, Run The Jewels
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    <b>Squamish Valley Music Festival</b><br /><b>Dates: </b>August 8-10<br /><b>City:</b> Squamish, BC<br /><b>Performers: </b>Eminem, The Roots, Danny Brown, Atmosphere
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    <b>Summer Set Music And Camping Festival</b><br /><b>Dates:</b> August 15-17<br /><b>Cities: </b>Somerset, Wisconsin <br /><b>Perfomers: </b>Wu Tang Clan, ChanceThe Rapper, ScHoolboy Q
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    <b>Made In America</b><br /><b>Dates: </b>August 30 and 31<br /><b>Cities: </b>Los Angeles and Phildelphia<br /><b>Performers: </b>(PA) Kanye West, Pusha T, Big Sean, Common , Pharrell Williams, J.Cole, De La Soul, YG, Danny Brown. (LA) TDE, Cypress Hill, YG, Nipsey Hussle, and Hit-Boy, Chance the Rapper, DJ Mustard

Once again it’s a hip-hop filled summer. With things kicking off June 21, XXL gives you a guide to this season’s music festivals so you can decide which one’s worth attending.