With warm weather and perpetual sunshine, South Florida is an ideal place for huge, open-air music festivals spanning several days. While they give you the opportunity to see new talent or your favorite artists, music festivals in South Florida are just good fun whether you're a big concert-goer or not. Who wouldn't want to hang out with their friends, and listen and dance to great music while getting a killer tan all on the same weekend? There are plenty of music festivals in Miami and the surrounding area you could attend, but we have narrowed down the best live music festivals in South Florida in 'Feel the Rhythm Like Never Before at South Florida's Best Music Festivals.'
Hosting two major music festivals within weeks of one another, Brickell's Bayfront Park makes a pretty dope concert spot. Interestingly, while Rolling Loud Festival and Ultra Music Festival attract acts and music aficionados from different ends of the spectrum, the energy is equally strong at both festivals. This year's Rolling Loud Festival will be March 11th through 13th. Performers haven't been announced yet, but the 2017 Rolling Loud Festival was a star-studded whos-who of hip-hop royalty with Li'l Wayne, Future, and Kendrick Lamar as headliners.
Another festival making our list of the best of South Florida's Best Music Festivals is a country music festival. The Chili Cook-Off is the perfect intersection between the area's love affair with country music with everyone's love for chili. In addition to fantastic chili, the festival has big-name headliners like Darius Rucker of Hootie and the Blowfish at this year's Chili Cook-Off. Rucker once crooned, "I only wanna be with you," and, with good tunes and delicious food on deck, we think you'll be inclined to accept an invitation to this premiere event in Ft. Lauderdale. Big & Rich headline the Chili Cook-Off Saturday, January 20th.
While the area isn't known for its music scene, South Florida's best music festivals show that we're growing fast in this regard. Who knows? Maybe one day South Florida will rival places like Nashville and Memphis. If that ever happens, we'll be able to look at these shows as the transformative events.
Find more events like these by checking out the following pages: Festivals in Miami, Festivals in Fort Lauderdale, and Festivals in West Palm Beach. As always, be sure to follow 305area for music festivals and more in Miami.
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