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Phoenix Music Festival Guide 2024

Welcome to the Phoenix Music Festival Guide 2024, where the desert sun meets electrifying beats, creating a symphony of sound and sunsets. But beyond the arid landscape lies a pulsating heart, a rhythm that echoes through the canyons and reverberates in the souls of its inhabitants.

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Welcome to the Phoenix music festival scene, where the sun meets sound, and the desert blooms with melodies.

Innings Festival: Where Music Meets Baseball

Dates: Feb. 23-24, 2024 & Mar. 1-2, 2024
Venue: Tempe Beach Park and Arts Park
Why You Can’t Miss It:

  • Lineup Weekend One
    Day 1: February 23
    Red Hot Chili Peppers: The iconic funk-rock legends take center stage, their energy contagious as they belt out hits like “Under the Bridge” and “Californication.”
    Greta Van Fleet: Prepare for a rock revival with Greta Van Fleet’s soulful vocals and vintage vibes. Their anthems echo the spirit of classic rock.
    Jimmy Eat World: Emo nostalgia meets Arizona sunsets. Jimmy Eat World brings their melodic prowess, inviting us to sing along to “The Middle.”
    311: Reggae-infused alt-rock? Yes, please! 311’s fusion of genres keeps the crowd grooving under the desert sky.
    Phantogram: Electro-pop duo Phantogram adds a touch of mystique. Their dreamy beats and haunting vocals create an otherworldly experience.
    Matt & Kim: Indie pop duo Matt & Kim inject infectious joy. Expect danceable tunes and an irresistible urge to jump around.
    Bully: Grunge meets indie rock in Bully’s raw sound. Frontwoman Alicia Bognanno’s vocals cut through the desert heat.
    The Beaches: These Canadian rockers bring attitude and swagger. The Beaches’ garage rock hooks will have you moving.
    Taipei Houston: Local talent Taipei Houston rounds off Day 1 with indie-electronic vibes. Discover their unique sonic landscape.

    Day 2: February 24
    Hozier: The soulful crooner behind “Take Me to Church” graces the stage. Hozier’s poetic lyrics and haunting melodies captivate.
    Macklemore: Hip-hop storyteller Macklemore delivers high-energy anthems. Get ready to sing along to “Thrift Shop.”
    Third Eye Blind: Nineties nostalgia alert! Third Eye Blind’s hits like “Semi-Charmed Life” transport us to carefree days.
    Young the Giant: Indie rock darlings Young the Giant infuse their set with indie anthems and soaring vocals.
    Cannons: Synth-pop trio Cannons adds a touch of retro glamour. Their shimmering sound is perfect for the desert twilight.
    Cautious Clay: R&B meets indie in Cautious Clay’s genre-blending tunes. His smooth voice weaves stories of love and longing.
    Mac Saturn: Experimental sounds and cosmic vibes—Mac Saturn takes us on a sonic journey beyond the stratosphere.
    Miya Folick: Alt-pop artist Miya Folick’s ethereal vocals create an intimate connection. Her authenticity shines through.
    Finish Ticket: Indie rockers Finish Ticket close out Weekend One with anthemic choruses and heartfelt lyrics.
  • Atmosphere: Tempe Beach Park becomes a canvas of sound and color. Food trucks line the pathways, offering everything from spicy tacos to chilled lemonade. The sun dips below the horizon, casting a warm glow on the crowd. It’s a sensory overload—music, taste, and sight merging into one unforgettable experience.
  • Extra Innings: As the stars twinkle above, Extra Innings kicks in. Silent discos, surprise guest DJs, and late-night performances keep the energy alive. You’ll dance till dawn, fueled by the magic of the desert.

Thus, get ready to dance, connect, and celebrate music—all while supporting Arizona’s communities. The desert awaits, ready to ignite your soul in a symphony of sound and sun.

You can purchase tickets on the official website and if you want to read more about this years festival: Fritz wrote an entire article about it.

M3F Fest: Music with a Purpose

Dates: March 1-2, 2024
Venue: Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix
Why You Can’t MissIt:

  • Community Spirit: M3F Fest isn’t just about music; it’s about giving back. Your ticket purchase supports local charities, making you part of something bigger. As you groove to the beats, you’re also making a difference.
  • Eclectic Lineup:
    Arlo Parks: Prepare for soul-stirring melodies as Arlo Parks takes the stage.
    Bakar: Bakar’s genre-blending tunes will keep you grooving.
    Barrett: Expect indie rock intensity from Barrett’s performance.
    Bennett Coast: Their sound captures the essence of coastal vibes.
    BUNT.: Folktronica meets festival energy with BUNT.
    Coco & Breezy: These twin DJs bring their unique spin to the desert.
    Dayglow: Get ready for indie-pop euphoria with Dayglow.
    Dominic Fike: His genre-defying music will captivate the crowd.
    DRAMA: Electronic soul duo DRAMA adds a touch of mystery.
    Duke Dumont: Dance to Duke Dumont’s infectious beats.
    Edapollo: Dive into dreamy electronic landscapes with Edapollo.
    Elderbrook: Expect soulful vocals and electronic grooves.
    Fiji Blue: Their indie-electronic fusion invites you to sway.
    GORDO: Get lost in GORDO’s sonic exploration.
    Gorgon City: House music enthusiasts, rejoice!
    Hippo Campus: Indie rock anthems under the desert sun.
    it’s murph: Discover the unique sound of it’s murph.
    Jules Duke: Jules Duke’s indie vibes set the mood.
    KOL: Their indie-rock energy will resonate.
    Lane 8: Dive deep into melodic house with Lane 8.
    Poolside: Their chilled-out tunes are perfect for the setting.
    Roosevelt: Synth-pop bliss awaits with Roosevelt.
    SG Lewis: Electronic beats meet soulful vocals.
    Shifty: Expect surprises and genre-bending sounds.
    Tim Atlas: Tim Atlas brings indie-pop charm.
    Tommy Newport: His alternative sound is a must-hear.
    Valley: Indie rock with a touch of nostalgia.
    Vandelux: Let Vandelux’s electronic beats transport you.
    WhoMadeWho: Eclectic and unforgettable.
    Young Franco: Dance to Young Franco’s infectious energy.
  • Chill Vibes: Spread out on the grass, soak up the sun, and let the music wash over you. M3F is about relaxation, connection, and good vibes. The desert becomes your sanctuary.

    There a different ticket options to chose from. Here is the link to buy them.

PHXLIGHTS: Supernova—Where EDM Meets Racing

Dates: March 29-30, 2024
Venue: Phoenix Raceway
Why You Can’t Miss It:

  • Epic EDM: PHXLIGHTS: Supernova is a neon-lit playground for electronic dance music lovers. The bass drops hit you like meteor showers, and the night sky becomes a canvas for lasers and LED screens. Headliners like Seven Lions, Kaskade and Nightmre ignite the desert air.
  • Visual Spectacle: Picture this: racing cars revving up alongside the music. The Phoenix Raceway transforms into a raceway rave, where adrenaline meets beats. The crowd becomes a constellation of energy.
  • Cosmic Connections: You’ll dance with strangers, hands raised to the sky. The desert dust swirls around you, and for a moment, you’re part of the universe’s grand symphony.


All in all, Phoenix’s music festivals are more than events; they’re portals to other dimensions So pack your vintage sunglasses, your harem pants, and an open heart.

Let the desert winds carry you from stage to stage, and may the music be your compass. As the sun sets over the saguaros, remember: in Phoenix

Christian Wiedeck
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