May 29, 2019


By Callie Lovekin

If you’re like most people over the summer and are bored with nothing to do, going to see a concert with a group of friends (or by yourself) may be the perfect thing  to do. Some of the best music festivals and concerts are happening this summer, so if you love music and are looking for a good time, you may want to check out these festivals or new venues.

Pier 17:  Pier 17 is a new venue that opened last summer and a perfect summer destination. This pier is located in Lower Manhattan, where you can see beautiful views of the waterfront. Artists playing there this summer will include Billie Eilish, Walk Off The Earth, blackbear, Sheryl Crow, 21 Savage, Ringo Starr, and many more.

Governors Ball: The Governors Ball music festival is one of the most fun and popular festivals in the city. Gov Ball takes place on Randall’s Island from May 31 to June 2. This festival has some of the most famous artists including Sheck Wes, Kacey Musgraves, Florence + the Machine, Lil Wayne, Bazzi, SZA, Charlie XCX, and more of the most popular musicians.

Celebrate Brooklyn!: Celebrate Brooklyn! is a music festival goes from June 4 to August 10 in Prospect Park. Celebrate Brooklyn! features tons of artists such as Mick Jenkins, Patti LaBelle, and food from places including Big Mozz, Brooklyn Oyster Party, Sweet Chick, The Good Batch, and so many other delicious things to eat.