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Who's playing the 2018 music festivals in Minnesota?

Who's playing, where, when and how you can get tickets.
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Summer is around the corner and it's shaping up to be a big one for festival-goers.

If you're into your live outdoor concerts, or even just like camping surrounded by thousands of people, check out this guide of who's playing and when at music festivals this year in Minnesota.

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The below list is in date order – more will be added as they are announced (or we become aware of them...)

Revival Fest

Where and when: Geneva, Minnesota between May 25-27.

Who's playing? Phil Lesh & the Terrapin Family Band, Leftover Salmon, Twiddle, Keller Williams, Midnight North.

Tickets: Start at $60. Book here.

Soundset 2018

Where and when: Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Sunday, May 27.

Who's playing? Logic, Migos, Atmosphere, Erykah Badu, Wu-tang Clan, Tyler The Creator, Ice-T.

Tickets: Start at $92 plus fee. Book here.

Rock the Garden

Where and when: Minneapolis Sculpture Gardens on Saturday, June 16.

Who's playing? Feist, Father John Misty, P.O.S., Kamasi Washington, Nikki Lane.

Tickets: Start at $74. Book here.

Winstock Festival

Where and when: Winsted, Minnesota on June 8-9.

Who's playing? Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs.

Tickets: $130 general admission, plus $125 camping. Book here.

Common Sound Festival

Where and when: Beth El Synagogue, St. Louis Park on Sunday, June 17.

Who's playing? Gin Blossoms, The Big Wu, Amanda & Berek Awend.

Tickets: $30 general admission. Book here.

Twin Cities Jazz Festival

Where and when: Various locations in St. Paul from Thursday to Saturday, June 21-23.

Who's playing? Tia Fuller, Nayo Jones, Houston Person with the Emmet Cohen Trio, Aurora Nealand.

Tickets: Most events are free. More info here.

GoFest 2018

Where and when: Cabooze Plaza, Minneapolis on Friday, June 29.

Who's playing? AWOLNATION, The Neighbourhood, Lovelytheband, L.I.S.T.

Tickets: Start at $44.96 for general admission. Book here.

The Basilica Block Party

Where and when: St. Mary's Basilica, Minneapolis on Friday and Saturday, July 6-7.

Who's playing? Jason Isbell, Judah & The Lion, CAKE, BORNS, Third Eye Blind, The Revolution.

Tickets: Start at $50. Info here.

Moondance Jam

Where and when: Walker, Minnesota between Thursday-Saturday, July 19-21.

Who's playing? Kid Rock, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Bret Michaels, Tesla, Kansas.

Tickets: Start at $190 for 3 days. Book here.

WE Fest

Where and when: Detroit Lakes, between Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 2-4.

Who's playing? Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Vince Gill.

Tickets: Single day general admission starts at $95, or $145 for three days. Book here.

Minnesota State Fair Grandstand Concert Series

Where and when: State Fairgrounds, Aug. 23-Sept. 3.

Who's playing? Niall Horan, The Beach Boys, Earth, Wind & Fire, Jason Mraz, Culture Club, The Offspring, 311.

Tickets: Depends on who you see, but start as low as $35 plus fees. Book here.

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