There’s more than one kind of New York City music festival. The first events that come to mind might be the big-tent fests like Governors Ball or Panorama—but just as important are staple series like Summerstage and BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!, which keep crowds coming out to the city parks all season long. Or how about cross-city music marathons like Northside, which send music lovers on a journey through a diverse range of the city’s best live music venues? There’s always a large number of summer music festivals to pick from, so we’ve hand picked this guide to our favorites.
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