ABCey Events – Top 10 Festivals of 2017

Looking for a fun weekend getaway filled with music, art, friends, and hopefully sunshine? Not sure which festival to go to this year? ABCey Events has created a list of the Top 10 festivals coming your way in 2017!

Festivals of 2017


Coachella Festival

Dates: April 14 – 16 & April 21 – 23 | Location: Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA |Tickets

Info: One of the most well known annual festivals held, Coachella will not disappoint with Queen Bey headlining both weekends! Tickets are very hard to come by, make sure to look at sites like stub hub!

Lightning in a Bottle

Lightning in a Bottle

Dates: May 24 – 29 | Location: San Antonio Recreation Center, Bradley, CA | Tickets

Info: Put on by The Do LaB, Lightning in a Bottle aims to promote sustainability, social cohesion, personal health and creative expression. It is also very kid friendly!


Bottleneck Festival

Dates: May 26 – 28 | Location: Napa Valley, CA | Tickets

Info: A different kind of Napa Valley getaway! Combines the amazing wines and brews of Napa with a music festival – you can’t go wrong with this festival!

Further Future

Further Festival

Dates: May 28 – 30 | Location: Moapa River Indian Reservation, Las Vegas, NV | Tickets

Info: This is a smaller more exclusive version of Burning Man that includes incredible music, visionary speakers, inspirational art and human connection.

What the Festival

What the FestivalDates: June 16 – 19 | Location: Wolf Run Ranch, Dulfur, OR | Tickets

Info: What the Festival has classic festival vibes with great electronic and live music while upping the game by adding massive pools for attendees to hang out in!



Dates: June 8 – 11 | Location: Manchester, TN | Tickets

Info: Bonnaroo is often called the best festival of the summer. The four day long festival aims to support recycling and sustainability.  You can show off your girl scout knowledge when you attend this ultimate camping and festival combination. Bonnaroo also boasts family friendly camp grounds and welcomes festival goers of all ages.



Dates: August 3 – 6 | Location: Grant Park, Chicago, IL | Tickets

Info: Music can range from EDM to heavy metal and alternative rock. Aside from featuring over 170+ bands, Lollapalooza also hosts non profit and political groups for you to check out. Food offered at the event is all from local Chicago restaurants.


Shambala Music Festival

Dates: August 11 – 14 | Location: Salmo River Ranch, BC, Canada | Tickets

Info: Looking to travel to a different country? Shambhala is the festival for you! Located in British Columbia, Canada this festival is celebrating twenty years old this August! With four days filled of enchanting electronic music this experience festival will be one for the books!

Burning Man

Burning Man Festival

Dates: August 27 – September 4 | Location: Black Rock City, NV |Tickets

Info: The OG music festival. This is the ultimate transformational festival that is much less centered on the music and featured artists and more on the overall experience. During the festival Black Rock City, a temporary community is created for just the span of the festival. Burning Man doesn’t even book acts basing the festival entirely the people to attend to make their own art and share it with everyone else.

Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits Festival

Dates: October 6 – 8 & October 13 – 15 | Location: Zilker Park, Austin, TX | Tickets

Info: This festival is inspired by the PBS concert series that also bares the same name. Produced by the same people that make Lollapalooza, ACL has now branched out to have two full weekends of great music, food and people!

Which festivals do you plan on attending? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook and Twitter!

ABCey’s Weekend Lineup: 5.9.13 – 5.12.13

There’s lots going on in the Bay Area this weekend! Concerts, festivals, Mother’s Day on Sunday…you’re certainly not going to find yourself bored. ABCey has gathered up some events for quite a musical weekend!

1. Bottle Rock Napa Valley | May 8-12 | Napa | BottleRock is a five-day, delicacy-fueled foray into the absolute best music, comedy, wine, food, and beer the world has to offer.For five days, downtown Napa will be the epicenter of a collision of music, food and wine that will reverberate for miles around. The lineup for this festival is amazing! 

2. Silicon Valley-Shanghai Hackathon 2013 | May 10 | Santa Clara | Join PingWest at Silicon Valley-Shanghai Hackathon to interact with top coders, developers and designers from both US and China;  inspire your peers or get inspired from others. Just bring your laptops, form your teams or find your partners onsite, then enjoy the 36 hours’ coding game, and turn your idea to demo!

3. Classic Cars, Food, Beer, Ping Pong & Art Fest | May 11 | Oakland | Classic Cars West invites you back to The Yard for a weekly daytime food, beer, ping pong, art and classic car party in Oakland. 

4.  2013 Bluegrass Pickin’ Picnic In The Park | May 11 | Golden Gate Park | Sponsored by the California Bluegrass Association, this event is open to all who play or like to listen to bluegrass music. Your hosts will have a grill set up and will be serving hamburgers and hot dogs. Guests are encouraged to bring a side dish, beverages, and a jug of water. Bring your instruments, friends, and family. Chairs or blankets to sit on will be handy too.

5. 2013 North Beach Mini-Street Fair Kick-Off | May 12 | Kerouac Alley | A Fair to Remember is a gathering of local creatives. They have everything from bakers to vintage collectors, soap makers, jewelry and print makers, photographers and painters and their outdoor fair is a unique shopping experience held in Jack Kerouac Alley between Vesuvio Cafe and City Lights Bookstore in North Beach

What will you spend your time doing this weekend? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook & Twitter!