Skip to main content

Five New Music Festivals in 2023

Music Festivals

As the temperature gets warmer, the time for spring and summer music festivals is close at hand. Kick off festival season with a bang with tickets to one or more of these new 2023 music festivals. We’ve laid out a few music festivals below starting as soon as April, so open your group chat and start planning now to make memories in the sun. Be prepared to go on an adventure full of music, art, and delicious food with 2023 music festival tickets.

Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90 – April 29 & 30

Join Willie Nelson and his fans as they celebrate his 90th birthday with Willie Nelson 90 tickets. Nelson is an icon of the country music genre and has been performing for nearly 70 years. For two days, Nelson’s family, friends and fans will gather at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Calif., for an epic birthday bash. Notable performers you’ll catch at the festival include Snoop Dogg, Chris Stapleton, The Lumineers, Ziggy Marley and more. 

Nelson’s success in country music dates back to the 1970s when he released his first albums Shotgun Willie and Stardust. In 1993, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Since then Willie Nelson has sold more than 40 million records in the US. He recently received four Grammy nominations for two recently released albums, The Willie Nelson Family (2021) and A Beautiful Time (2022). In 2023, Nelson was nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 

Country Roots Festival KC – May 13

Dust off your cowboy boots and get ready to grab your Country Roots Festival tickets. Produced by Kustom 440, this Country Roots Festival has a great line-up of country stars including Trace Adkins, Chris Young, Gabby Barrett and more. Along with the many concerts taking place throughout the festival, attendees will also have the chance to explore the Legends Field in Kansas City, Kan. Try out treats from the food trucks, hit up the bar with friends, go dancing, play games and more. Get more details with this Country Roots Festival guide

Sick New World – May 13

Get ready to rock with Sick New World tickets. Sick New World is the latest addition to the summer lineup at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds. This venue also hosts When We Were Young and Lovers and Friends. Korn will headline the event along with System of Down, Incubus and Deftones. Other acts from the heavy metal, rock and punk genres performing during the one-day festival include Evanescence and Body Count, headed by Ice-T. If you can’t make it to the main event, consider the music sideshow featuring The Sisters of Mercy. This sideshow takes place May 14 at the Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas. 

Adjacent Festival – May 27 & 28

Adjacent Fest is a new two-day music festival that is heading to Atlantic City Beach in New Jersey. Festival attendees of all ages are welcome to enjoy all of the great tunes, tasty food and beach fun that they can handle. With Adjacent Festival tickets, you will have the opportunity to see pop-punk bands like Blink-182, Paramore, Jimmy Eats World, Japanese Breakfast. Gates will open at noon and shut down each night at 11 p.m. If you want to take a break from the crowd, make time to hang out on the beach. 

WonderRoad Fest – June 17 & 18

Put together by the same organizers responsible for WonderStruck and WonderBus, WonderRoad is a contemporary music festival hosted at Garfield Park in Indianapolis, Ind. Get your WonderRoad tickets now and be ready for multiple stages full of show-stealing artists like Weezer, Tegan & Sara and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit. Along with the different concerts, WonderRoad is also a food and arts festival, with plenty of family-friendly activities, workshops and amazing food options. Festival-goers will also have the chance to see talents like Meg Myers and Local Natives performing live. 

Get 2023 Music Festival Tickets

No matter what genre of music gets you moving, you can find the right music festival tickets with TicketSmarter. If none of these festivities catch your eye, check out our guide on the biggest 2023 music festivals. Don’t forget to check out HotelPlanner for exclusive travel deals before you hit the road.